Archive | May, 2012

Broken Promises: Romney’s Massachusetts Record

When Mitt Romney ran for governor of Massachusetts, he said that with his private sector experience as a corporate buyout specialist, he was the only man for the job. He had promised to balance the budget, to keep taxes low, to create jobs—but he didn’t deliver. While the national economy was growing, Massachusetts fell from […]

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Senator Udall Announces almost $1.6 Million for Americorp Jobs

U.S. Senator Tom Udall announced Wednesday that New Mexico will receive almost $1.6 million to support AmeriCorps projects across the state. Two agencies in Doña Ana County, AVANCE New Mexico and Families and Youth, Inc. will receive funding as part of the AmeriCorps grant. The AmeriCorps grant comes from the Corporation for National and Community Service and […]

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Mitt Romney: Little to Like

When it comes to Mitt Romney, there’s little to like. Romney’s career has been a timeline of failure and bad leadership, from his time as a corporate raider shutting down businesses and outsourcing American jobs, to his abysmal economic record in Massachusetts, to his appearance yesterday with his ally Donald Trump. Really, Donald Trump? When […]

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Romney’s Day in Two Words: Total Disaster

Mitt Romney clinched the Republican nomination for president of the United States last night. Today should be a day of celebration for someone who’s been running for president for six years. But thanks to Donald Trump and the good people of Craig, Colorado, it’s been instead a complete disaster. Romney spent the night in Las […]

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President Obama Awards the Medal of Freedom

Today, President Obama honored 13 Americans with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. This year’s recipients include cultural icons like Bob Dylan and Toni Morrison, as well as groundbreaking pioneers like former Secretary of State Madeline Albright and Pat Summit, the winningest basketball coach in NCAA history. Also honored were Dolores Huerta, who cofounded the United […]

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Justice Sotomayor: “Equal justice for all.”

Three years ago, President Obama nominated Justice Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. Justice Sotomayor rose from the housing projects of the Bronx to take a seat in the highest court in the United States. In nominating her to the Supreme Court, President Obama demonstrated his commitment to diversifying the federal judiciary in terms of race, […]

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The Democratic Party of Doña Ana County Commemorates Memorial Day

Today, Memorial Day, the Democratic Party of Doña Ana County joins our fellow Americans in commemorating the lives of those who have served in the cause of preserving the nation’s freedom. We pay honor to the fallen heros of every American conflict, from the fields of Lexington and Concord in 1775 to the mountain sides of […]

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Weekly Address: Honoring Our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

President Obama pays tribute to our men and women in uniform who have died in service to our country.

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Messages for Mitt Romney: “Education is not one-size-fits-all”

Mitt Romney says smaller class sizes aren’t the answer when it comes to improving our schools—here’s what a few teachers and students had to say in response: “I teach 7th grade language arts. When you put 36 kids in my room for only 50 minutes a day, that is less than 1.5 minutes a day to […]

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“Slowest Spending in Decades”

Source: Market Watch Mitt Romney claims that federal spending has “accelerated without precedent in recent history,” but that’s just not true. Under President Obama, we’ve seen the slowest increase in federal spending in decades. MarketWatch posted a compelling chart debunking “the biggest whopper” Romney and the GOP have been spreading about the President—that federal spending has skyrocketed […]

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