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Weekly Address: We Will Degrade and Destroy ISIL

In this week’s address, the President reiterated his comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group ISIL. His plan brings together a campaign of targeted airstrikes, increased support for Iraqi and Kurdish forces already taking on terrorists, assistance from allies and partners, expanded efforts to train and equip the Syrian […]

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DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on tomorrow marking the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act: “Twenty years ago, due to the leader of then Senator Joe Biden and countless others, the Violence Against Women Act put in place critical protections that have held violent offenders accountable and extended […]

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Senator Tom Udall Encouraged by Growing Support for Constitutional Amendment

Disappointed GOP sided with corporations and billionaires in filibuster of measure to limit influence of big money on American elections U.S. Senator Tom Udall led the Senate yesterday in rallying historic support for a constitutional amendment on campaign finance. The amendment, S.J. Res. 19, won 54 votes, a majority of the Senate, but failed to […]

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Secretary of State Duran Continues to Restrict and Stifle Voting

Once again, do-nothing Secretary of State Dianna Duran is trying to restrict, block and discourage the voting rights of over 2 million New Mexicans.​ ​The one thing she has done since taking office is to follow the Republican playbook ​that sets ​up repeated roadblocks ​over and over again to disenfranchise the voters of New Mexico. […]

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Veterans say Allen Weh Used their Image Without Permission in Ad Depicting Terrorist Killer

Weh Once Again Takes Advantage of Others for Personal Gain Just a week after Allen Weh released an ad that was widely criticized for its appalling use of an image from the execution of American journalist James Foley, Weh is trying to ward off criticism with another video defending himself. Weh’s latest ad begins with […]

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Encourage Eligible Livestock Producers to Apply for Disaster Assistance Before Oct. 1

Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich encouraged livestock producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to apply for disaster assistance prior to Oct. 1, 2014, to ensure they receive the most possible financial assistance. Udall and Heinrich fought for retroactive disaster assistance funding for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) in the 2014 […]

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Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance

In this week’s address, the Vice President discusses our continued economic recovery, with 10 million private sector jobs created over 54 straight months of job creation. Yet even with this good news, too many Americans are still not seeing the effects of our recovery. As the Vice President explains, there’s more that can be done […]

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DPNM Chair Bregman: Governor Martinez ​Fails​ Again

Tesla Motors chooses Nevada instead of NM for 6500 jobs DPNM Chairman Sam Bregman: “It’s not enough that New Mexico is last and at the bottom for everything: job growth, education and quality of life. Child and adult hunger rages out of control as this ​do-nothing Governor plots her next out-of-state political office.” Bregman continued: […]

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Senator Tom Udall Announces $2 Million Grant for New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services

U.S. Senator Tom Udall announced that the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services has been selected to participate in a new pilot program to help better serve rural veterans. The department will receive $2 million in federal grants to increase access to health care and benefits for veterans and their families living in rural and […]

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Doña Ana County Democrats Celebrate Labor Day

The Doña Ana County Democratic Party celebrates Labor Day and the lasting contributions of working people to the history of our nation. We also celebrate the history of unions and the role of organized labor in bringing about the emergence of the middle class. Labor’s many contributions include the eight hour day, the end of […]

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