Archive | December, 2011

President Obama: Weekly Address “Working Together in the New Year”

President Barack Obama tells the American people that, by joining together, we can move past the tough debates and help to create jobs and grow the economy in the new year.

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Doña Ana County Democrats Reflect on a Successful Year, Prepare for 2012

While 2011 was a year that fell between national, state, and county elections, it was nonetheless a higly active one, and a very successful one for Doña Ana County Democrats. Local leaders played important roles on the New Mexico stage and proved highly effective in their efforts.  New County Party leadership including Chair Christy French […]

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Judge Picks Congressional Redistricting Plan with Fewest Changes

The Associated Press reports that State District Judge James Hall issued a ruling in the Congressional remap case late Thursday that makes the fewest changes to the existing three districts. The new map had the support of Gov. Susana Martinez and Republicans and a group of Democrats that includes State Representative Brian Egolf of Santa […]

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Recap: Doña Ana County Democrats Most Read Posts of 2011

2011 proved to be a banner year for the Democratic Party of Doña Ana County with our new commitment to reach voters using new technologies. In April we opened our digital “front door” when we launched our new Web site, and followed up by reaching out to voters and supporters on social media including Facebook, […]

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Eight Ways the Health Care Reform Law Helps You

As we ring in the New Year, Democrats are proud to say that we had a very productive year for protecting the health of all Americans, especially those who are least able to help themselves. From strengthening Medicare to expanding access to preventive services to holding insurance companies accountable – young adults, families, and seniors […]

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December 29: News Roundup

Laid off factory worker recalls Mitt Romney the job killer. There’s more at ABC News. A new PEW Hispanic Center survey shows President Obama with a commanding lead among Hispanic voters. There’s more at the Washington Post. Obama Administration wins record demand for U.S. Bonds as world markets seek low-risk investments. There’s more at Bloomberg […]

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How Wall Street Reform is Working For You

Republicans want to take us back to the economic abuses and Wall Street casino that crashed our economy. We can’t let that happen. Check out this animated short about how Wall Street reform, passed by Democrats and signed into law by President Obama, is protecting consumers today.

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What Mitt Pays: Special Tax Rates for Millionaires

Want to know why Mitt Romney won’t release his tax returns? Well, one of the reasons is that he probably pays less taxes than you do. As a corporate buyout specialist, he’s made millions of dollars in income from investments, which are taxed at a far lower rate than the wages of regular Americans — […]

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December 27: News Roundup

President Obama’s approval is surging in new polling. There’s more at Politico. Congress really is as bad as it looks. Scholars call it the worst Congress in more than a Century and a half. There’s more at NPR. U.S. durable goods orders jump 3.8%; indicate economy on the mend. There’s more at the BBC. Republican […]

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Weekly Address: The President and First Lady Thank our Troops for their Service as we Celebrate the Holiday Season

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama offer a special holiday tribute to some of the strongest, bravest, and most resilient members of our American family – the men and women who wear our country’s uniform and the families who support them.

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