Archive | December 1, 2011

Protecting the Vote

In Texas, you can vote with a gun license but not with a student ID. It’s not just students who are finding themselves at risk of being disenfranchised as we approach the 2012 elections. In the past year, the GOP has launched a nationwide, politically motivated effort to restrict our most fundamental civil right: casting […]

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World AIDS Day: Leading with Science, Uniting for Action

The Doña Ana County Democratic Party joins in commemorating World AIDS Day and joins in this year’s theme “Leading with Science, Uniting for Action.” Today the Doña Ana County Democratic Party looks forward to the day we get to zero: Zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths. Held on December 1 each […]

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December 1: News Roundup

New report shows economy adding more jobs than expected, more positive numbers in housing, retail. There’s more at the Los Angeles Times. No “do-overs.” President Obama won’t back off the deal Republicans made in August on the debt. There’s more at Politico. LULAC, the Hispanic civil rights organization is allowed into the New Mexico Congressional […]

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By the Numbers: $1500

President Barack Obama’s proposed payroll tax cut would put an extra $1,500 in the pockets of the typical American family that makes $50,000 a year. But if Congress doesn’t act soon, the same family could see their taxes go up by $1,000. The President was in Scranton, Pennsylvania today urging Congress to take action and […]

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