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Gary King: Her Own Party is Turning Against Martinez

  This week in the Las Cruces Sun-News there was a guest column by former Chairman of the NM Republican Party, Harvey E. Yates Jr. If you have ever wondered, ‘Who is the real Susana Martinez?’ Here is an illuminating, yet cautionary tale, told by a GOP insider: “If you have never had a PC […]

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As Election Day Nears, LULAC Reminds Politicians who Subscribe to Laura Ingraham’s Hateful Rhetoric of the Power of the Latino Electorate

Today, LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes issued the following statement in response to the remarks made by talk show host Laura Ingraham. Right-wing radio host and anti-immigration crusader Laura Ingraham launched a tirade last week against MSNBC host Jose Diaz-Balart, mocking Diaz-Balart for translating his interview with a DREAMer and calling it “annoying” that he pronounced the […]

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Weekly Address: America is Leading the World

In this week’s address, the President reiterated the forceful and optimistic message of American leadership that he delivered in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week. America is leading the world against the most pressing challenges, including the fight to degrade and destroy ISIL, the effort to stop the Ebola epidemic, […]

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DPNM Calls on Governor Martinez to Explain Destruction of Public Records

Former DA Amy Orlando’s office destroying possibly incriminating public records from Gov. Martinez’s tenure raises troubling questions Yesterday the New Mexico Third District Attorney’s office released a report that former DA Amy Orlando’s office destroyed possibly incriminating public records from Martinez’s tenure as District Attorney. Ms. Orlando, currently General Counsel for the Department of Public […]

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District Attorney D’Antonio Releases Report on Deleted E-mails Under Prior Administration

Third Judicial District Attorney, Mark D’Antonio released an “Administrative Investigative Report” of missing e-mails and destruction of computer hard drives by former District Attorney employees.  The report was prompted by difficulty encountered in the District Attorney’s Office responding to a request made under the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA). Mr. D’Antonio issued the following […]

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DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on National Voter Registration Day

DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement recognizing National Voter Registration Day: “Fifty years ago, hundreds of young volunteers descended on Mississippi for Freedom Summer to register black Mississippians to vote. Despite being met with hatred and violence, the effort was an important milestone in the Civil Rights movement. “Half a century […]

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Weekly Address: The World Is United in the Fight Against ISIL

In this week’s address, the President thanked Congress for its strong bipartisan support for efforts to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL. This plan is part of the President’s comprehensive counter-terrorism strategy to degrade and destroy the terrorist group, and does not commit our troops to fighting another ground war. America, working […]

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New Mexico Sinks Deeper Into Poverty Under Martinez

In just the last two years of Susana Martinez’s “bold changes,” nearly 22,000 more people in New Mexico are living in poverty. Census figures out today show slightly more than one in five of our people suffering from hunger and being homeless. Nationally, this puts New Mexico second-highest in the rate of people living in […]

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Senator Tom Udall Votes to Avoid Government Shutdown

U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement on today’s 73-22 vote on a budget resolution to keep the federal government operating through mid-December: “I voted for today’s budget resolution because it’s the right thing for New Mexico’s economy, and it supports jobs. New Mexico cannot afford another government shutdown and today’s vote took the […]

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Duran Delays Military Ballots…Again

Yesterday, Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran further delayed the mailing of military ballots to New Mexico voters overseas by filing in Federal Court to have the ballot questions in Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties removed from the New Mexico State Supreme Court. “Dianna Duran’s contempt for the rule of law is disgraceful,” said DPNM […]

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