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Please join Christy L. French, Chair and the Doña Ana County Democrats at our TWELFTH ANNUAL LABOR DAY BREAKFAST – As we commemorate the American labor movement by honoring the COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA Local 7076 – Monday, September 01, 2014, 9:00 am at the Ramada Palms de Las Cruces 201 East University Avenue, Las […]

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Gary King Criticizes Republican Susana Martinez Latest Mailer and Record

Gary King criticized Republican Governor Susana Martinez’ latest campaign mailer, calling it, “absurd, and an insult to our teachers and students.” “When I saw this, I could barely believe my eyes,” said King Friday. “This is almost as off the wall as telling people she is ‘so pro-teacher it isn’t even funny.’ Well I have a message […]

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Albuquerque Journal: Dems break ice on independents

<strong><a href=”http://www.abqjournal.com/441831/news/dems-break-ice-on-independents.html?paperboy=loggedin&utm_source=&#8221; target=”_blank”>Reposted from the <em>Albuquerque Journal</em></a>. August 7, 201</strong>4 By James Monteleone. <em>Albuquerque Journal</em> Staff Writer New Mexico Democrats on Wednesday signaled support for allowing independent voters to participate in New Mexico primary elections that for decades have been open only to members of major political parties. The effort is being taken up by […]

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the 49th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the 49th anniversary of President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law: “Forty-nine years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Building on our nation’s long history of progress on voting rights – including the Fifteenth Amendment, […]

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Newest Ad Highlights Senator Tom Udall’s New Mexico’s Work to Protect New Mexico’s Labs and Bases

Saving Cannon Air Force Base, fighting for funding for labs means jobs for future generations of New Mexicans The Udall campaign’s newest ad tells how Tom Udall is working to ensure a strong future for New Mexico by fighting for the national laboratories and military bases so they can continue to create thousands of well-paying […]

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New Mexico Democrats Respond to House Republicans’ Bills Anti-Trafficking and Anti-DREAMers Bills–Steve Pearce Votes to Deport DREAMers and Strip Refugees of Due Process Rights

  Steve Pearce backs bills that deport DREAMers would strip refugees of due process rights Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-CD3) and  Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham  (D-CD1), New Mexico’s Democratic delegation to the House of Representatives in Washington, each  issued strongly worded statements after voting against two House Republicans’ bills that repealed vital humanitarian and anti-trafficking provisions for […]

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Weekly Address: It’s Time for Congress to Help the Middle Class

In this week’s address, the President discussed the new monthly jobs report and the fact that our economy created over 200,000 new jobs in July for the sixth straight month – the longest streak since 1997. To ensure this momentum can be sustained, the President is pressing Congress to act to create jobs and expand […]

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Senator Tom Udall Statement on Senate’s Failure to Advance Funding to Address the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement after Republicans blocked a final vote on emergency supplemental funding to address the Central American immigration crisis: “We face a humanitarian crisis at the border involving young children, and regardless of how each of us feels about whether they should be returned home or granted asylum, we […]

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ICYMI–DPNM forces Weh to take down stolen video.

Reposted from the Albuquerque Journal.  Thursday, July 31 By Michael Coleman, Albuquerque Journal Washington Bureau Allen Weh’s U.S. Senate campaign on Thursday agreed to remove a YouTube video from his campaign website after the Marine Corps expressed concerns about copyright infringements. The New Mexico Democratic Party called attention to the ad this week, accusing Weh – a […]

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Senator Tom Udall Disappointed in Filibuster of Bill to Protect New Mexico Jobs

U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement after Republicans blocked the Bring Jobs Home Act, which he supported to protect and create jobs in New Mexico and across the nation by offering incentives for companies that insource jobs and eliminating a tax loophole that benefits companies moving offshore: “Today, we had an opportunity to […]

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