Archive | April, 2012

Did you see: Heath Insurance rebates on the way

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s health reform law, health insurance rebates are on the way for millions of Americans. According to PBS NewsHour: “Millions of consumers and small businesses will receive an estimated $1.3 billion in rebates from their health plans this summer under a provision of the health care law that effectively […]

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President Obama isn’t “closing his eyes” to Republican attacks on women

President Obama calls out Republican attacks on women’s health at the Women’s Leadership Forum national issues conference: “Now we’ve got governors and legislatures across the river in Virginia, up the road in Pennsylvania, all across the country saying that women can’t be trusted to make your own decisions. They’re pushing and passing bills forcing women […]

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Nate Cote Holds Successful Neighborhood Kickoff for Fall NM Representative Election

Nate Cote held a successful neighborhood kickoff meet & greet and fundraiser launching his effort to win back the District 53 New Mexico House of Representatives seat. Cote met and spoke with dozens of neighborhood supporters at the event held in Las Cruces on Saturday evening. County Treasurer David Gutierrez, State Senate candidate Bill Soules, […]

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Weekly Address: Helping our Veterans and Servicemembers Make Informed Decisions about Higher Education

President Obama discusses a new Executive Order designed to crack down on the bad actors who prey on our veterans and service members considering higher education.

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Southern New Mexico Religious Leaders Ask President Obama to Create Organ Mountains–Desert Peaks National Monument

More than a dozen well-respected members of the clergy representing a broad diversity of faiths and congregations in Southern New Mexico today sent a letter to President Obama urging him to create a national monument for the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks Region. The clergy members were meeting as a part of a “Land of Opportunity” […]

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No Contest on Foreign Policy

If you ask Mitt Romney who poses the biggest threat to the United States’ security, he’ll tell you that Russia, “without question,” is “our No. 1 geopolitical foe.” His top foreign policy advisers take it a step further (back in time). Today, former Navy Secretary John Lehman warned reporters of the threat from the USSR: […]

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No Time for Old Political Battles

On July 1, unless Congress acts, interest rates will double for more than 7.4 million students with federal loans. Fortunately, even though they voted just weeks ago in lockstep to allow this increase, Republicans in Congress have come around on the issue since President Obama took it to the American people – claiming they’re ready […]

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Romney Versus Reality: Global Edition

A Truth Team video takes a look how Mitt Romney has repeatedly distorted the truth on President Obama’s foreign policy record. Watch the video to see the President’s actual words in contrast to Romney’s attacks, then share it with your friends and family. Watch and share today’s video.

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Vice President Biden: “Keeping America Safe”

Vice President Biden discussed foreign policy and national security in a speech yesterday: “On this fundamental issue, foreign policy, keeping America safe, the contrast between President Obama, his record, and Governor Romney, and his rhetoric, in my view cannot be greater. “Three and a half years ago, when President Obama and I took office, and stepped into […]

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How College Affordability Would be Impacted in New Mexico Under the Republican Plan

For the first time ever, Americans owe more debt on student loans than on credit cards. If Congress doesn’t act by July 1st, more than 7 million students who rely on federal student loans will see their interest rates double from 3.4% to 6.8%. President Obama is calling on Congress to keep interest rates low, […]

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