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Governor Martinez: Burn and Destroy Everything To Win

Today Mother Jones released an in depth, behind-the-scenes article on Governor Martinez. Click here to read the Mother Jones Article “I’ve said repeatedly that Governor Martinez is the worst Governor in New Mexico’s history. After reading this article, you can judge for yourself. The crass, rude and hate filled comments from the Governor, Jay McCleskey and her staff indicate the […]

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A Moment of Silence to Mark the One-Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing

Today, at 12:49 p.m. MST, President Obama will observe a moment of silence to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. The President also released a statement this morning on the tragedy: “A year ago, tragedy struck at the 117th Boston Marathon. Four innocent people were killed that week, and hundreds more were […]

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LULAC Condemns Yesterday’s Hate Crime in Kansas

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) laments the lives lost at a Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City and at the Village Shalom Retirement Community in Kansas City, Kansas. Yesterday, on the day before the Jewish Passover Holiday the founder and former leader of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan […]

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Donna Brazile: 50 Years Later Voting Rights Still Threatened

50 years ago, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, to outlaw discrimination based on race, religion, gender, and more. The law strengthened voting rights and pushed for an end to racial segregation in schools, at the workplace, and in public places. The law passed with bipartisan support — in fact, Republicans helped lead the […]

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Weekly Address: Ensuring Equal Pay for Equal Work

In this week’s address, the President underscores the importance of ensuring equal pay for equal work and highlights the steps his Administration has taken to expand opportunity and narrow the pay gap that exists between men and women. VIDEO MENSAJE DE LA CASA BLANCA: Asegurando Igualdad Salarial por el Mismo Trabajo Realizado En el mensaje […]

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Congressman Steve Pearce Endorses Prejudice and Bigotry

Racist blogger hired then fired within days—comment comparing President Obama to Hitler ignored by Pearce Steve Pearce is disgrace and embarrassment to all New Mexicans, has no values, hires racist and prejudiced individuals with taxpayer funds and then sees nothing wrong with defaming and insulting racial and ethnic groups that don’t swear allegiance to the […]

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Governor Martinez Unveils First TV Ad For 2014

Slick ad ultimate in hypocrisy Yesterday Governor Martinez unveiled her first TV ad for 2014. This ad presents a rosy picture of life in New Mexico. Judge for yourself if you think New Mexicans are better off now than 4 years ago. Here is the link: http://youtu.be/H1LsrdV4458 Will you contribute $10,$25 or $50 to help […]

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DASWCD Tax Increase Overwhelmingly Defeated at the Polls

The Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District Mill Levy tax question was resoundingly defeated by Doña Ana County voters on Tuesday. Voters braved long lines at the five designated polling places to cast their ballots overwhelmingly against the proposed tax increase. 85% of voters rejected the DASWCD tax increase. A broad-based coalition of Doña Ana […]

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Equal Pay Day Fact Check: Congressman Pearce Opposes Paycheck Fairness

Today marks Equal Pay Day—the annual reminder of how much longer women must work to earn the same pay as men do for the same work. In 2014, women working full time are still only paid 77 cents for every dollar paid to men. Equal Pay Day is also a reminder that Congressman Pearce has blocked […]

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on National Equal Pay Day

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on National Equal Pay Day: “On National Equal Pay Day, we are reminded of how we impede our own success when we refuse to compensate women equally. Women still make just 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Over a lifetime, that adds up […]

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