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PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Calls on Democrats to Donate to Fire Relief

The Democratic Party of New Mexico is asking for donations to support relief efforts for the communities impacted by the South Fork and Salt Fires.

Jun
20
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Will Nella Domenici Finally Come Clean to Voters About Her Wall Street past?

Nella Domenici, multimillionaire former hedge fund executive and second senior official of Bridgewater Associates to run for U.S. Senate this year, continues to spend considerable amounts of campaign cash to gloss over her shocking business record as Chief Financial Officer of the world’s largest hedge fund.

Jun
17
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Trump Says He’s Putting New Mexico In Play. Will Nella Accept His Support?

This morning former president and convicted felon Donald Trump met with GOP lawmakers in Washington D.C., “boasted about his polling” and said he’s “expanding the map” — to include New Mexico.

Jun
13
2024
PRESS RELEASE

CPI Report Shows President Biden Leading Strong Economy as Inflation Flat in May

Today, the Department of Labor released the latest consumer price index report showing inflation continues to cool under President Joe Biden as consumer prices did not rise in May over April levels.

Jun
12
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Nella’s New Ad Offers Absolutely Nothing New

Nella Domenici, multimillionaire former hedge fund executive and second senior official of Bridgewater Associates to run for U.S. Senate this year, began airing her second TV ad today. The ad offers voters no new information about where she stands on issues important to New Mexico as she continues to avoid her troubling business record.

Jun
11
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella Grants Rare Press Interview, But Dodges Interview Questions

No-Answer Nella spent the majority of her primary campaign refusing to do interviews with the media and dodging tough questions about issues, instead choosing to spend half a million dollars on a TV ad that conveniently glossed over her troubling record as Chief Financial Officer of Bridgewater Associates.

Jun
10
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Bloomberg: Hedge Fund Giant Bridgewater Now Has Two Ex-Officers Running for Senate

In case you missed it, Bloomberg reported yesterday that multimillionaire former hedge fund executive Nella Domenici is now the second candidate for senate who served as a senior official at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund.

Jun
6
2024
PRESS RELEASE

NEW: Digital Ad Exposes Multimillionaire Hedge Fund Executive Nella Domenici’s Troubling Record

IThe Democratic Party of New Mexico released a new digital ad, “Pinnacle,” that exposes multimillionaire former hedge fund executive and newly-minted GOP nominee for U.S. Senate Nella Domenici’s troubling record as Chief Financial Officer of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund.

Jun
6
2024
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Celebrates 100 Years of Native American Citizenship Under the Snyder Act

June 2nd marked 100 years of the Indian Citizenship Act, also known as the Snyder Act, which granted full citizenship to all Native Americans in the United States.

Jun
5
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella "Demands More" But Gives No More Answers Than Before

Last night during her primary “victory” speech, multimillionaire hedge fund executive Nella Domenici repeatedly told supporters to “demand more.” We agree: New Mexico voters should demand more answers from No-Answer Nella, including whether or not she’s going to address her troubling record as CFO of scandal-plagued Bridgewater Associates, or if she’s planning to vote for convicted felon Donald Trump.

Jun
5
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Democratic Party of New Mexico Reacts to Primary Election

The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement on New Mexico’s primary election

Jun
4
2024
PRESS RELEASE

It’s Official: Multimillionaire Former Hedge Fund Exec Nella Domenici is NM GOP Candidate for Senate

The Democratic Party of New Mexico Spokesperson Daniel Garcia offered the following statement in response to Nella Domenici, a multimillionaire hedge fund executive and former CFO of Bridgewater Associates, officially securing New Mexico’s Republican Party nomination for U.S. Senate: 

Jun
4
2024
PRESS RELEASE

5 “Yes” or “No” Questions for No-Answer Nella

No-Answer Nella may have been a no-show for her “Primary Victory Tour” this past weekend, but tonight’s “Primary Victory Party” is the perfect opportunity for the multimillionaire hedge fund executive to finally answer some basic questions for the voters of New Mexico. 

Jun
4
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Primary Watch: What to Know About Nella Domenici

Tonight, Nella Domenici, a multimillionaire hedge fund executive and former CFO of Bridgewater Associates, will formally secure New Mexico’s Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. As local and national reporters tune in to the Land of Enchantment’s senate contest, here’s what the media needs to know about Nella Domenici.

Jun
4
2024
PRESS RELEASE

NM Democrats Overwhelmed GOP in Early Voting

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Jun
3
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Nella’s Ad Ignores Massive Scandals During Her Tenure at World’s Largest Hedge Fund

Nella Domenici, a multimillionaire former hedge fund executive who parachuted into New Mexico to run for Senate, is currently airing a misleading ad that has already been widely panned by New Mexico political observers as “weak” and “not compelling.”

Jun
3
2024
PRESS RELEASE

NM Democrats Celebrate Pride Month

Jun
1
2024
PRESS RELEASE

New Mexico Democrats Surge in Early Voting Turnout

Going into the last day of early voting across New Mexico tomorrow, Democrats hold a 38.5% difference turnout advantage in absentee and early voting over Republicans statewide according to data from the NM Secretary of State.

May
31
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella Disagrees with Jury of her New York City Peers

No-Answer Nella, a multimillionaire hedge fund executive who built her career on the East Coast, lived up to her name yesterday and refused to answer whether or not she intends to vote for Donald Trump, a convicted felon, for President of the United States. 

May
31
2024
PRESS RELEASE

A Simple Question for No-Answer Nella: Will you vote for a convicted felon for President?

Will No-Answer Nella, notorious for dodging tough questions and refusing interviews with mainstream media, tell New Mexicans - point blank - whether or not she intends to vote for Donald Trump, a convicted felon, for President of the United States?

May
30
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Nella’s Ad Ignores Troubling Business Record and Foreign Ties

Nella Domenici, a multimillionaire former hedge fund executive who parachuted into New Mexico to run for Senate, is currently spending half a million dollars airing a TV ad across the state that proudly touts her business resume, but makes no mention of the companies she’s worked for. Nella’s ad conveniently ignores her abysmal record at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, which demands more scrutiny to hold her accountable to New Mexico voters.

May
30
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella’s TV Ad Gives No Answers on Issues

Today, No-Answer Nella’s first TV ad of her campaign hits the airwaves in New Mexico, kicking off her campaign to buy the election with a half million dollar ad buy. The ad, which glosses over her questionable business record, also misleads voters about her ties to New Mexico, and gives voters no new clues about where she stands on issues.

May
29
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Nella Domenici's Wall Street Past: What She's Not Telling New Mexico in First TV Ad

Nella Domenici, a multimillionaire hedge fund executive who recently moved to New Mexico to run for office, released her first ad today, touting her ascent to Chief Financial Officer of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates. 

May
28
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Multimillionaire Former Chief Financial Officer Can’t Manage Her Campaign’s Basic Finances

No-Answer Nella is banking on her last name, deep pockets and business resumé to buy her way into office this November. But a cursory look at her latest campaign finance report has us baffled. It appears the multimillionaire former hedge fund executive—the former Chief Financial Officer of the world’s largest hedge fund—can’t manage her own campaign’s basic financial reporting.

May
24
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Trump Nods to Nazis Yet Again as NM GOP Still Enthusiastically Embraces Him

Today, the defense rested their case in Trump’s New York hush money criminal trial without the MAGA former president taking the stand. However, Trump has not been silent on the campaign trail so far this week, teasing his MAGA followers with more Nazi-inspired messaging and openness to banning contraceptives, and it’s only Tuesday. 

May
21
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella’s MAGA Candidate Checklist

126 days into her campaign for U.S. Senate, the multimillionaire former hedge fund executive has only doubled down on voter concerns that she’s out of touch with New Mexico.

Nella’s candidacy checks some boxes that point to being another failed MAGA candidate too extreme for New Mexico: 

May
21
2024
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Honors Former Jicarilla Apache Nation President Edward Velarde

Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico honors the incredible life of former Jicarilla Apache Nation President and Vietnam Veteran Edward Velarde as he is laid to rest.

May
15
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella Disclosed Her Wealth but Still Won’t Disclose Her Stance on the Issues

As her campaign stumbles into day 117, No-Answer Nella still refuses to answer some of the most pressing questions voters have been asking the self-funded candidate for months. But what little we do know about Nella’s political stances point to a close alignment with Trump’s MAGA agenda

May
13
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Trump and Nella: Too MAGA For New Mexico

Last week, Donald Trump gave an interview to Time that revealed a shocking glimpse of his plans for a potential second term. After 113 days on the campaign trail, voters still do not know much about where No-Answer Nella stands on issues, but it’s clear that the candidate, who moved back to New Mexico while being recruited to run by national Trump allies, has more in common with the former president than she wants to admit.

May
9
2024
PRESS RELEASE

ICYMI: “Nella Domenici a Multimillionaire”

In case you missed it, a personal finance disclosure filed Monday by former hedge fund executive Nella Domenici and her husband confirms the former hedge fund manager is worth up to an eye-popping $94 million dollars, raising even more concerns about her recent return to the state to run for political office.

May
7
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Two Years After Dobbs Decision Leak, NM Democrats Slam Trump’s MAGA Attacks on Abortion Rights

Today marks the second anniversary of the leak of the Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization when the country learned that Donald Trump would succeed in his cruel plot to rip away reproductive freedom, and the aftermath has been nothing short of horrific.

May
2
2024
PRESS RELEASE

ICYMI: NM GOP Chooses Fake Elector as an Elector Yet Again at Party Convention

Last Saturday, the Republican Party of New Mexico held their Quadrennial Convention in to select their delegates to the Republican National Convention and their five presidential electors, chosen by NM GOP Chair “Amarillo” Steve Pearce and confirmed by the NM GOP Executive Committee. Among the five electors chosen was Debbie Weh-Maestas, one of New Mexico’s notorious fake electors who partook in a scheme to falsely award New Mexico’s electoral votes to Donald Trump after he lost.

Apr
30
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Over 100 Days Into Her Campaign, No-Answer Nella Still Refuses to Give Straight Answers

As No-Answer Nella’s campaign for U.S. Senate passes the 100-day mark, voters still have not heard any specifics from the self-funded candidate, even on the most important issues like where she stands on abortion and whether or not she supports Trump. After 103 days, it’s clear that No-Answer Nella refuses to be upfront with voters. 

Apr
29
2024

PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Releases Call for Post-Primary Conventions for DNC Delegate Selection

Earlier today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico released the official Call for the 2024 Post-Primary Conventions, beginning the process of electing New Mexicans to represent our state at the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago from August 19th to the 22nd.

Apr
26
2024
PRESS RELEASE

96 Days Into Her Campaign, Voters Still Don’t Know Where No-Answer Nella Stands on Key Issues

Several weeks since No-Answer Nella dodged a real stance  on abortion rights and voting for Trump in an interview with the Rio Grande Sun, the GOP candidate still refuses to give voters any specifics. 

But what we have heard from Nella so far is that she plans to campaign on her last name and time in East Coast boardrooms, alarmingly out of touch with everyday New Mexicans.

Apr
22
2024
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Celebrates Earth Day from One of the Most Breathtaking Places on the Planet

Happy Earth Day! In New Mexico, we may take it for granted that we live in one of the most breathtaking places on earth. From White Sands, Shiprock, the Gila Wilderness, Carlsbad Caverns, the Rio Grande Valley, and so many more natural treasures, we are lucky that no one in our state has to go far to see why we are the Land of Enchantment.  

Apr
22
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella Accepted Campaign Funds from Fake Elector

No Answer Nella’s first quarterly FEC filing of her campaign revealed that she not only inflated her fundraising numbers to the press but also accepted a campaign donation from one of New Mexico’s notorious fake electors who partook in a scheme to falsely award New Mexico’s electoral votes to Donald Trump after he lost the 2020 presidential election. 

Apr
19
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella Touted False  Campaign Fundraising Numbers

Today, as campaign finance reports for candidates running for federal office nationwide were made public, No-Answer Nella’s FEC report for the first quarter of 2024 was $129,000 short of what her campaign initially shared with press before the report was available to the public.

Apr
15
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Trump Doubles Down on Extreme Abortion Stance, No-Answer Nella Continues to Avoid a Real Position

Yesterday, Donald Trump gave an interview where he once again proudly took credit for the abortion bans we have seen in 21 states across the country, the majority of which have no exception for rape or incest. He also clarified his latest position on abortion, which is much more than can be said about No-Answer Nella, who refuses to take any real stance on the issue.

Apr
9
2024
PRESS RELEASE

MAGA Mike Johnson Super PAC Backs Herrell

It is no surprise that Speaker Johnson is throwing all his support behind Herrell, he knows that she will vote for his agenda and would even help him gut social security, which thousands of New Mexicans rely on.

Apr
4
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella Finally Speaks But Doesn’t Actually Say Anything

70 days into her campaign for the U.S. Senate, No-Answer Nella finally gave her first interview to Artesia station KSVR Wednesday, where she refused to say where she stands on key issues yet lamented the struggles of CEO’s and highlighted her time in East Coast boardrooms. In a Rio Grande Sun article that covered her trip to Artesia, Nella refused to give direct answers when asked about her stance on abortion and attitude toward Trump.

Mar
29
2024
PRESS RELEASE

As SCOTUS Hearing on Medication Abortion Takes Place, DPNM Slams Republican Efforts to Ban Abortion

“Today’s Supreme Court hearing is a stark reminder that Donald Trump and his MAGA allies are using every avenue possible to ban abortion nationwide and devastate reproductive freedom. This case could strip away access to medication abortion everywhere in this country, including New Mexico, which would be the biggest step toward their extreme goal since Trump overturned Roe v. Wade.

Mar
26
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Does No-Answer Nella Support Outlawing Mifepristone? She Won’t Say…But Yes

Ahead of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing on the future of access to Mifepristone, we can count on No-Answer Nella to say nothing on the matter as she remains silent in hopes that voters won’t have a position to hold her accountable for.

Mar
25
2024
PRESS RELEASE

On the Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, DPNM Reminds Voters That Trump Promises to Terminate

Tomorrow, the Democratic Party of New Mexico will celebrate the 14th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of New Mexicans have relied on the Affordable Care Act for the health care coverage they need for 14 years now. But if Donald Trump gets another term, he will do anything he can to eliminate the Affordable Care Act and New Mexican families' access to critical care.


Mar
22
2024
PRESS RELEASE

A Second Trump Term Would Be Even More Dangerous for Hispanic Communities

Every chance he gets, Trump demonizes and attacks immigrants, even saying they’re ‘poisoning the blood of our country.’ If he gets his way, Trump will separate families, build mass detention camps, and round up immigrants – all while doing absolutely nothing to secure our border or make our communities safer.

Mar
20
2024
PRESS RELEASE

ICYMI: Yvette Herrell Caught Red-Handed for Removing Extreme Anti-Abortion Stance from Website

In case you missed it, the Huffington Post caught Yvette Herrell, radical GOP candidate for New Mexico’s Second Congressional District, red-handed trying to hide her extreme stance on abortion from voters last week. However, her scheme to hide from her anti-choice record without New Mexicans noticing failed. 

Mar
19
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella Uses Non-Profit School Ground as Campaign Prop

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Mar
18
2024
PRESS RELEASE

No-Answer Nella Continues to Quietly Coast Through Self-Funded Campaign

54 days into her campaign for U.S. Senate, “No-Answer Nella” has unequivocally leaned into her well-deserved nickname as she has remarkably still not given a single interview. At this point, voters should question if Nella is even taking running to represent New Mexico seriously. 

Mar
11
2024
PRESS RELEASE

President Biden Recaps Accomplishments and Vision for America

Tonight, President Joe Biden recapped some of the landmark accomplishments from his first term as President and outlined goals of the Biden-Harris Administration going forward. From rebuilding infrastructure to protecting fundamental abortion rights, the Biden-Harris administration has delivered landmark achievements that have directly benefited New Mexican families.

Mar
1
2024
PRESS RELEASE

47 Days and Counting, Nella’s Still Ducking Accountability

Trying to counter her campaign’s reputation of ducking accountability, Nella published an op-ed in the Albuquerque Journal over the weekend. Even in her op-ed titled, “New Mexico needs a moderate bipartisan senator like my dad,” Nella alluded to issues facing our state while failing to provide readers with a single concrete idea about how to solve them.  

Mar
4
2024
PRESS RELEASE

40 Days and Counting, Still No Word from No-Answer Nella

40 days into her campaign for U.S. Senate, No-Answer Nella still has yet to explain to New Mexicans where she stands on the most important issues facing our state and country. But actions speak louder than words (and certainly more than silence), and her actions show an extreme, far-right stance on reproductive health care that would decimate these rights in New Mexico. 

Feb
26
2024
PRESS RELEASE

President Biden Announces Historic Investments in Clean Water for New Mexico

Earlier this week, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced $5.8 billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to expand access to clean drinking water, replace lead pipes, improve wastewater infrastructure, and remove PFAS contamination in water across the country as part of the largest investment in clean water in American history.

Feb
23
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Democratic Values Make Historic Leaps Forward in Legislative Session

In the 2024 30-day Legislative Session, Democrats made huge leaps forward for the well-being of our communities and environment that advance our core party values. DPNM could not be more proud of all the hard work of the Democrats in the New Mexico House and Senate and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. 

Feb
21
2024
PRESS RELEASE

33 Days and Counting, Still No Word from Nella

33 days into her campaign for US Senate, Nella Domenici has yet to answer a single interview question from the press. While most candidates for office are typically eager to discuss their priorities, voters in New Mexico still have not heard a word directly from the GOP East Coast Elitist.  

Feb
19
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Filing Day in NM for Federal Candidates Showcases Strong Democratic Ticket

Today is Filing Day for federal candidates across New Mexico. Candidates for the offices of U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative are required by state statute to submit nominating petitions and file with the NM Secretary of State’s Office to be eligible for the 2024 partisan primary ballot.

Feb
6
2024
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Statement on Nella Domenici’s Senate Filing

Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Jessica Velasquez issued the following statement on Nella Domenici’s entrance into the Senate Republican primary:

Jan
16
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Democratic Party of New Mexico Executive Committee Calls for Bi-Lateral Ceasefire

Following a unanimous vote on January 18th, the Democratic Party of New Mexico Executive Committee released the following statement calling for a bi-lateral ceasefire in the conflict in the Israel.

Jan
19
2024
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Statement on Nella Domenici’s Senate Filing

Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Jessica Velasquez issued the following statement on Nella Domenici’s entrance into the Senate Republican primary: “Between...

Jan
16
2024
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM’s Delegate Selection Plan Approved by DNC

The Democratic Party of New Mexico announced today that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) approved their 2024 Delegate Selection Plan for the DNC National Convention in Chicago next year. Delegates are elected at a series of county, congressional

Dec
13
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Extreme Speaker Mike Johnson Endorses a Reliable MAGA GOP Vote, Yvette Herrell

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Dec
8
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Statement on NM Supreme Court’s Redistricting Decision

The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement on today's NM Supreme Court redistricting decision: “We are glad that the State Supreme Court ordered that the District Court’s redistricting decision will be upheld, hopefully putting to rest months of frivolous distractions from Steve Pearce’s New Mexico Republican Party."

Nov
27
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Donald Trump: Hell-Bent on Bigoted Immigration Policy

Another Trump Presidency Would Mean More Division and Harmful Immigration Policies that Hurt Hardworking New Mexico Families. Donald Trump has been openly unapologetic about the extreme, racist, and deeply out-of-touch policies he plans to implement if elected.

Nov
16
2023
PRESS RELEASE

2 Years of Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: New Mexico is Seeing Results

Tomorrow, November 15th, marks the two-year anniversary of President Biden signing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and the Democratic Party of New Mexico is celebrating one of the President’s most historic accomplishments and the jobs and infrastructure improvements it has brought to New Mexico. 

Nov
14
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Chair Velasquez Reacts to Mike Johnson’s Election as US House Speaker

Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement on the election of Mike Johnson as US House Speaker: “After weeks of chaos, the Republican House majority caved to the MAGA extremists in their party and chose Mike Johnson, an inexperienced individual who worked hand-in-hand with Trump to undermine our democracy and overturn a free and fair election."

Oct
25
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Texas and New Mexico Democrats Issue Joint Statement on Greg Abbott’s Fencing Along Texas and NM

Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa and Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Jessica Velasquez issued the following joint statement on Greg Abbott’s latest border distraction: “Earlier this month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the placement of razor wire fencing along the Texas-New Mexico border north of the Rio Grande near Sunland Park, NM. It’s clear that Governor Abbott has no plans on actually addressing our broken immigration system head on.."

Oct
17
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Reacts to Redistricting Decision

The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement reacting to the Republican Party of New Mexico's redistricting lawsuit loss: “It is no surprise that the New Mexico Republican Party lost its bogus lawsuit attempting to throw out competitive, fairly-drawn maps. Steve Pearce’s defunct Republican Party of New Mexico is merely looking to place blame somewhere for their recent election losses."

Oct
6
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Statement on the Passing of Governor Bill Richardson

The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement on the passing of Governor Bill Richardson: “It is a sad day for New Mexico Democrats as we remember the life and mourn the passing of Governor Bill Richardson. Governor Richardson was a larger-than-life public figure who always put public service first."

Sep
2
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez Responds to GOP Debate

Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement after tonight’s GOP presidential primary debate: “We saw at tonight’s debate how far to the right Republicans have come. Logic and facts have no place in today’s GOP. The legacy of division and insurrection of the elephant who was not in the room was on full display."

Aug
23
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Democratic Party of New Mexico’s Statement Ahead of GOP Primary Debate

Democratic Party of New Mexico Spokesperson Daniel Garcia released the following statement ahead of Wednesday’s GOP presidential primary debate: “Even though Donald Trump will not participate in the GOP primary debate as he has more pressing matters to attend to, the rest of the field has eagerly embraced his radical MAGA brand and worldview."

Aug
22
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Biden Highlights Inflation Reduction Act Amidst Herrell's Legislative Opposition in New Mexico

Today, President Joe Biden delivered remarks at the Arcosa Wind Tower facility outside of Belen, highlighting the Inflation Reduction Act and his administration’s historic work to expand clean energy and manufacturing. “Yvette Herrell voted against the Inflation Reduction Act, making it clear she’ll follow the national GOP before standing up for New Mexicans every time, while Democrats and President Biden are mobilizing historic investment in clean energy and manufacturing.”

Aug
9
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Democratic Party of New Mexico’s Statement on President Biden’s Visit to New Mexico

New Mexico Democrats are thrilled that President Biden is visiting our state to discuss how the Inflation Reduction Act invests in communities like ours to create a historic boom to New Mexico’s clean energy industries,” said Democratic Party of New Mexico Spokesperson Daniel Garcia.

Aug
8
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Watch: Congressman Gabe Vasquez Discusses His Accomplishments for New Mexico's 2nd District

Hear it from the Congressman himself: Gabe Vasquez delivers for New Mexico: In the latest episode of DPNM's monthly video newsletter, The Blue Opiñon, Congressman Gabe Vasquez chats with DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez about his travels across New Mexico's Second Congressional District and his most significant accomplishments during his prolific first term in Congress.

Aug
4
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Thousands of New Mexicans Now Eligible for Student Loan Forgiveness Thanks to Biden-Harris Admin

Today, the US Department of Education released state-by-state data on the number of borrowers who are eligible for automatic loan relief under fixes to Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) plans implemented by the Biden-Harris Administration to ensure all borrowers have an accurate count of the number of monthly payments that qualify toward forgiveness. This includes 5410 borrowers in New Mexico who are eligible for a total of $260,300,300 in automatic student loan relief.

Jul
18
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Reacts to US Supreme Court Decisions

The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement reacting to recent US Supreme Court decisions: "In just one term, Donald Trump appointed 3 of the conservative US Supreme Court justices who ruled today to strike down student loan forgiveness and that businesses can discriminate against LGBTQIA+ Americans, not to mention yesterday’s decision to cripple affirmative action and the Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade last year."

Jun
30
2023
PRESS RELEASE

One Year After Dobbs - Statement from the Democratic Party of New Mexico

Today marks one year since the US Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision, overturning nearly 50 years of legal protections established in Roe vs. Wade and destroying the federally-protected right to access safe and legal abortions for Americans in many states. The Supreme Court’s decision one year ago today stole the right to decide when and how they may choose to grow a family from countless Americans.

Jun
24
2023
PRESS RELEASE

By the Numbers: President Biden’s Invest in America Agenda is Delivering for New Mexicans

The Biden-Harris administration’s Investing in America Agenda – including the American Rescue Plan, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, CHIPS and Science Act, and Inflation Reduction Act – is delivering historic results for New Mexicans. Under President Biden’s and Democrats’ leadership, New Mexico is seeing steady and stable economic growth with good-paying jobs, more manufacturing, and small businesses booming – and working families are saving money as a result.

Jun
15
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Reacts to Another Trump Indictment

"Donald Trump, by far the leading GOP Presidential candidate, was indicted again today," said Daniel Garcia, Spokesperson for the Democratic Party of New Mexico. "While the legal system is holding Trump accountable with yet another indictment, it will be up to Republican primary voters to hold him accountable for his failure as an incompetent and divisive President."

Jun
8
2023
PRESS RELEASE

LOL: With “Mother’s” Approval, Pence Makes Campaign Official

Feeble yet Dogmatic Former VP Announces Presidential Campaign: Former Vice President Mike Pence announced his candidacy for President today. After his single term as Vice President, Mike Pence enters the race significantly behind Trump and DeSantis in polls. 

Jun
5
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Announces 2024 Delegate Selection Plan

Plan will Emphasize Regional and Demographic Equity and Inclusion: Today, The Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) announced its 2024 Delegate Selection Plan, which details the process for registered Democrats to run as delegates to represent New Mexico at the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The Delegate Selection Plan will include provisions to ensure fair and diverse representation that represents New Mexico's ethnic and regional diversity.

Jun
1
2023
PRESS RELEASE

NM Democrats Celebrate Pride Month

LGBTQIA+ Party Officers Reflect on Progress: For the June edition of DPNM’s monthly video newsletter, the Blue Opiñon, DPNM heard from trailblazers for LGBTQIA+ rights in New Mexico Watch here.

Jun
1
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Radical Ron DeSantis Makes it Official

Mickey Mouse’s Doormat Launches Presidential Campaign in Bizarre Twitter Announcement: After losing ground in the GOP primary polls in recent months, divisive DeSantis officially launched his presidential campaign in a first-of-its-kind Twitter announcement, technical difficulties included.  

May
24
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Statement on Today’s Shooting in Farmington

The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement on today’s shooting in Farmington: “The Democratic Party of New Mexico sends our heartfelt condolences to the Farmington community and the families who lost loved ones in today’s shooting and hope for a full recovery for everyone injured."

May
15
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM Recognizes First Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day

Biden Declaration Makes May 5th Annual Day of Recognition: Today, President Joe Biden declared May 5th National Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day. This day will serve as an annual reminder of the Indigenous individuals and loved ones who were murdered or went missing because they were systematically neglected and dismissed by investigators and law enforcement.

May
5
2023
PRESS RELEASE

DPNM with Biden Every Step of the Way in Reelection

NM Democrats Recap Historically Productive First Term: Today, President Joe Biden launched his reelection campaign for the 2024 election. While just over halfway through a prolific first term, the Biden-Harris administration has already delivered landmark achievements that directly benefit New Mexican families.

Apr
25
2023
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DPNM Concludes Spring SCC Meeting - Results for Vice Chair Announced

Today, over 400 Democrats, mostly members of the governing body of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, the State Central Committee (SCC), convened at the Albuquerque Convention Center to conduct official Party business, including the announcement of the election results for Party officer positions.

Apr
22
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Democratic Party of New Mexico to Hold State Central Committee Meeting in Albuquerque this Weekend

2023 State Central Committee Meeting at ABQ Convention Center will Include Announcement of Officer Election Results: Saturday, April 22nd, the governing body of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, the State Central Committee (SCC), will meet at the Albuquerque Convention Center to conduct official Party business, including announcing the election results for Party Officer positions, voted on by the SCC. The keynote address will be provided by US Senator Martin Heinrich. 

Apr
18
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Ahead of State Central Committee Meeting, DPNM Highlights Native American Representation

2023 State Central Committee Meeting will Include Newly Allocated Positions to Native American Democrats: Saturday, April 22nd, the governing body of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, the State Central Committee (SCC), will meet to conduct official Party business. For the first time in the Democratic Party of New Mexico’s history, these votes will include the 14 additional SCC positions that are allocated to sovereign tribal members.

Apr
17
2023