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Weekly Address: Playing by the Same Rules

In this week’s address, the President highlighted two specific steps the Administration took this week to make sure everyone plays by the same rules. First, in order to help more Americans retire with the security they have earned, the Department of Labor finalized a rule that will ensure retirement advisers compete based on the quality

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Weekly Address: Securing the World from Nuclear Terrorism

In this week’s address, the President spoke from the Nuclear Security Summit on one of the greatest threats to global security—terrorists getting their hands on a weapon of mass destruction, such as a nuclear weapon. He discussed the global effort we have been leading to secure the world’s nuclear materials and highlighted the fact that

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New Mexico Democrats Commemorate the Life and Legacy of César Chávez

Today, March 31, the Democratic Party of New Mexico commemorates the life and legacy of César Chávez and his enduring vision of human rights and dignity for all. We stand by César Chávez’s commitment to unity and strength. We always will. “From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves

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Weekly Address: Defeating ISIL

In this week’s address, President Obama offered his thoughts and prayers to the people of Belgium and to families of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, including at least two Americans. He reiterated our support of Belgium as a close friend and ally of the United States, especially in the fight against terrorism.

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The Affordable Care Act: A Prime Example of What Democratic Priorities Do For New Mexico

Today, on the sixth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Democratic Party of New Mexico highlights the role Democratic priorities play in helping all New Mexico families get ahead, a stark contrast to the damaging effects Republican policies have had on the state. “As Democrats, we believe that health care should be available

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Senators Udall, Heinrich Issue Statements on Brussels Terrorist Attacks

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement: “Today, we stand with the people of Brussels and all of our allies as we all confront international terrorists who oppose our shared human values. I urge the United States to provide assistance in the effort to bring those

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DGA Launches 2016 Trump Tracker Website

GovTrumpTracker.com Allows Voters to Learn Gov Candidates’ Stances on Trump Republican Governors Association Chair Susana Martinez Refuses to Say If She Would Support Trump Today, the Democratic Governors Association launched a new website to help voters keep track of 2016 GOP gubernatorial candidates’ stances on Donald Trump. The new site, www.GovTrumpTracker.com, is designed to keep tabs on

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Weekly Address: President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination

In this week’s address, the President discussed his decision to nominate Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States. Chief Judge Garland has earned the respect of both Democrats and Republicans through his years of public service. The President made clear that even though we are in the midst of a

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Senator Udall Introduces Major Reform Legislation on College Affordability to Put America on Path Toward Debt-Free College

In The Red Act tackles student debt crisis by allowing student loan refinancing, strengthening Pell Grants, investing in community college by closing special interest tax loopholes This week, U.S. Senator Tom Udall joined a coalition of senators to introduce major reform legislation to address college affordability and put America on a path toward debt-free college.

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Democratic Party of New Mexico Brings New Communications Director On Board

The Democratic Party of New Mexico announced today, that they will bring New Mexican, Felicia Salazar on board as the Party’s new communications director. “We are excited for Felicia to join our team. Her dedication to our state and strong democratic values will be an asset to the Party. With New Mexico ranking last in

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