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DPNM Encourages New Mexicans to Get Covered

New Mexico – Starting today, the open enrollment season for 2018 health care coverage plans begins, and the Democratic Party of New Mexico is encouraging all New Mexicans to get covered. Anyone can go to HealthCare.gov to find affordable health insurance plans or to check if they are eligible for health coverage for free or

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Dan Lewis: All Tricks, No Treats

Albuquerque, NM – As Albuquerque prepares to elect a new mayor, the Democratic Party of New Mexico listed numerous tricks GOP Mayoral candidate Dan Lewis pulled while serving on Albuquerque’s City Council. Dan Lewis has been the Albuquerque City Council President during Mayor Berry’s administration, and crime in Albuquerque is on the rise. The FBI

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National Journal Names New Mexico Top State to Flip Governor Seat in 2018

New Mexico – Last night, National Journal named New Mexico as the top state to flip in 2018 citing eight years of Governor Susana Martinez and Democrats’ success in federal races. “It’s clear that Governor Martinez’s Republican policies have put the state in a downward spiral, and New Mexicans can feel it. But we have

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DPNM Vice Chair Wins National Leadership Elections

DPNM Vice Chair Neomi Martinez-Parra will serve on the executive committees of the national Democratic Hispanic & Women’s Caucuses Las Vegas, NV – At the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada today, Democratic Party of New Mexico Vice Chair Neomi Martinez-Parra was elected to the executive board of the national Democratic Women’s

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Democratic Party of New Mexico Credits Public Engagement for PED Change of Tune on Science Curriculum Standards

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico credited public engagement for the New Mexico Public Education Department’s (PED) change in tune on science curriculum standards. After public outrage was made clear, Governor Martinez’s PED announced that they would not be including the politicized changes they proposed in September. “New Mexico was facing

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DPNM Statement on GOP Announcement for New Mexico Attorney General

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after GOP candidate for Congress Michael Hendricks switched races and flimsily decided to run for New Mexico Attorney General. “It’s concerning that the Republican Party would run a candidate with no criminal prosecution or fraud investigations experience,” said Democratic Party of New Mexico Vice

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New Mexico Democrats Call on Steve Pearce To Speak Out Against Trump Administration’s Latest Sabotage That Will Increase Health Care Costs

Ending Cost Sharing Reduction(CSR) Payments Will Increase Premiums by 20%, Drive Up Federal Deficit New Mexico – Today, Chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico Richard Ellenberg called on Steve Pearce to speak out against President Trump’s latest act of health care sabotage that will drive up health care costs for hardworking New Mexico

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5 Scary Things Republicans Are Trying to Pull That Would Bring Bad Luck to New Mexico, Friday 13th Edition

New Mexico – On Friday the 13th, Republicans have some scary tricks up their sleeves for New Mexico: Dan Lewis is vying to be mayor of Albuquerque, but his and Mayor Berry’s agenda has already made Albuquerque the crime capital of the country and stalled our economy. Dan Lewis as Mayor of Albuquerque would only continue the downward spiral

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Pearce Votes Against Disaster Funding

 As New Mexico Responds to Fires and Floods, Pearce Votes Against Needed Resources  New Mexico – In spite of thousands of families recovering from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and intense flooding in Valencia and Socorro Counties this weekend, Steve Pearce voted today against federal disaster relief resources and needed

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