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Democrats & DACA Recipients with United We Dream Action Will Urge President Trump to Defend DACA

Albuquerque, NM – TODAY, Friday, September 1, leaders in the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) and DACA recipients with United We Dream Action will hold a press conference to urge President Trump to defend DACA, the program that protects undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. Speakers include N.M. Representative and

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Young Democrats Question Governor Martinez’s Motives on Carruthers Dismissal

New Mexico – Today, Young Democrats of New Mexico questioned Governor Martinez’s motives after her regents voted to dismiss President Garrey Carruthers from his position as President of New Mexico State University (NMSU). This decision comes on the heels of Governor Martinez’s disastrous decision to veto all higher education funding from the budget passed during

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Political Parties Come Together In Honor of Tragic Week

A bipartisan effort in a highly partisan time PHOTO: Staff members from the New Mexico Democratic and Republican state parties donate blood in Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico’s political parties joined forces this afternoon, giving back to the community during a tragic week. In the wake of a violent shooting Clovis and disastrous hurricane in Texas,

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N.M. Democrats Celebrate 97th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote, Urge Action for Equality

New Mexico – Today, Pamelya Herndon, DPNM’s First Congressional District Vice Chair released the following video statement celebrating the 97th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. In the statement, Herndon also urged action to continue fighting for women’s equality.  Democrats work to expand

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DPNM: Don’t Overlook Pearce, Martinez Role in Zinke Decision to Take Public Lands Away from New Mexicans

New Mexico – Today, President Trump’s Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke announced that he listened to Congressman Steve Pearce and Governor ​ Susana ​Martinez, and he will be recommending to take away public lands from New Mexicans.   “We cannot overlook the role Congressman ​Pearce and Governor Martinez played in Zinke’s decision to take away

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Pearce Doesn’t Want to Play by the Rules


New Mexico – Republican candidate for governor, Steve Pearce, is asking for special treatment instead of playing by the rules. Pearce, in an effort to circumvent campaign finance rules, has asked to use dollars intended for a congressional race to run for governor blatantly misusing the trust of New Mexicans.   “Pearce doesn’t want to play by the same rules everyone else does, which is a

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Nearly $1,000 in School Supplies Donated to Program that Helps Students Struggling with Homelessness

Democrats Care Program puts action to community initiatives Albuquerque, NM – Today, North Valley and Downtown Democrats delivered nearly $1,000 in school supplies to the APS Title I Homeless Project. The sizable donation was collected throughout several weeks of community service action and is part of the Democrats Care Program. Democratic Ward Chair Roxanne Allen was excited

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#DefendDACA

Los DREAMERs contribuya a nuestro estado y tienen capacidad de hacer nuestro comunidades más fuerte. Los DREAMERs en estos videos comparten por qué DACA es importante. ⇒TAKE ACTION: Add your name to show your support to keep families together and embrace our diversity. ⇒FACT SHEET: What the Trump Administration’s decision to end DACA means for

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DPNM Statement on Doña Ana GOP Chair Resignation After Racist Post

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after a racist post caused the resignation of Doña Ana County GOP Chair. “The difference between Democrats and Republicans couldn’t be more clear. While the New Mexico GOP was managing the fact that their official posted blatantly racist rhetoric, New Mexico Democrats

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La Camarilla Hispana del Partido Democrata Conmemora el Aniversario de DACA

Nuevo México – Hoy los co-presidentes de la Camarilla Hispana del Partido Democrata, Patricia Roybal Caballero y Ben Salazar, conmemoran el aniversario de DACA, el programa que proteja inmigrantes indocumentados que fueron traídos a los Estados Unidos como niños. “Hoy, recordamos que el progreso de nuestras comunidades y las ganancias de DACA, están en peligro.

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