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DPNM SCC Meeting and Rising Star Dinner In Taos Big Success

Congressman Ben Ray Lujan fired up dinner crowd and introduced ‘Rising Star’ Several hundred Democrats convened in Taos over the weekend to conduct party business, celebrate state and county Democratic candidates as well as hear an update on national politics from ‘Rising Star’ DNC National Political Director and New Mexico native son Raul Alvillar. “This

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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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