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Senator Tom Udall Votes for Equal Pay for Women

Disappointed that Republicans again chose to filibuster Paycheck Fairness Act After casting his vote in the U.S. Senate in favor of pay equity, U.S. Senator Tom Udall expressed his disappointment that Republicans again blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that would ensure women receive equal pay for equal work. Although the bill received support from […]

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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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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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Hispanic and Women Farmers Endorse State Representative Phillip Archuleta

The Hispanic and Women Farmers of Doña Ana County, an organization of local growers, has endorsed State Representative Phillip M. Archuleta (D-36) for reelection. “Representative Archuleta has been the leading advocate for the interests of Hispanic and Women farmers in our region and throughout New Mexico” said Guadalupe Garcia, who has organized efforts by Hispanic […]

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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=”; 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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