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Weh tells ABC News ‘no regrets’ over controversial ad

Weh tells ABC News ‘no regrets’ over controversial ad

Allen Weh received from national exposure for his controversial web ad that showed the killer of journalist James Foley, moments before Foley was beheaded. Foley was killed by ISIS militants. Since that ad received national attention, Weh has shown no signs that he would apologize and, indeed, Weh’s campaign spent time tweeting comments that were in defense of the video. Weh spoke to ABC News and they asked him about the video, and he again said there … Read entire article »

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Rasmussen poll says Udall up by 13 over Weh

Rasmussen poll says Udall up by 13 over Weh

A poll by Rasmussen Reports said shows that Tom Udall still has a double-digit lead over Allen Weh. The poll shows that Udall leads 52 percent to 39 percent over Allen Weh. While it is an eight-point swing, the lead is still a comfortable one for Udall with a little more than a month left in the campaign. This is the second poll taken in the U.S. Senate race. A previous poll showed Udall leading Weh by … Read entire article »

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Warren to campaign for Udall

Warren to campaign for Udall

Tom Udall is going to get some big-name help in his U.S. Senate reelection campaign. His colleague in the U.S. Senate, and liberal superstar, Elizabeth Warren is going to attend campaign events in New Mexico on October 1. Warren is a first-term Senator from Massachusetts who has been campaigning extensively for Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate this year. The Udall campaign sent out an email announcing a rally at the Democratic Party of New Mexico Coordinated … Read entire article »

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Udall airs ads on Cannon AFB in Eastern NM

Udall airs ads on Cannon AFB in Eastern NM

Like Susana Martinez in the gubernatorial race, Tom Udall is flexing his campaign war chest muscle, unlike Martinez, Udall is keeping up his string of positive ads. The latest ad is aimed at eastern New Mexico and is airing on radio and TV. The ads speak about what Udall did to keep Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico. The Air Force base is a major economic source in the area. The area leans Republican but … Read entire article »

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New Weh ad targets Udall’s support of Affordable Care Act

New Weh ad targets Udall’s support of Affordable Care Act

Allen Weh wants voters to know that Tom Udall voted for the Affordable Care Act or, as Weh calls it, Obamacare. Weh’s new ad criticizes Udall’s vote and support for the law. The law passed in 2009 and the opposition against the law was seen as a big reason for Republican electoral gains in the 2010 midterm election. “It’s time the people of New Mexico know the truth about their career politician — Senator Tom Udall,” said … Read entire article »

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George R.R. Martin to host Udall fundraiser

George R.R. Martin to host Udall fundraiser

Add another thing to the list of what George R.R. Martin is doing instead of finishing the Song of Ice and Fire book series: attending a campaign fundraiser for Senator Tom Udall. Udall’s campaign announced the fundraiser on Wednesday. The announcement by the Udall campaign is embedded at the bottom of the post. The fundraiser will take place on October 7 in Santa Fe. Martin lives in Santa Fe and owns the Jean Cocteau Cinema after purchasing … Read entire article »

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Udall new ad focuses on bases, small business

Udall new ad focuses on bases, small business

Sen. Tom Udall is airing another ad in his bid for reelection and it features a small business owner talking about Udall and his efforts to help keep Air Force bases in New Mexico which, the ad says, helps small businesses. The ad features Michael Sweeney, the owner of Michael Thomas Coffee Shop, talking about how being near Kirtland Air Force Base helps his business. While jazz music plays in the background, he describes his business. … Read entire article »

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New Weh ad criticizes Washington D.C.

New Weh ad criticizes Washington D.C.

Fresh off of controversy from a web ad, Allen Weh is airing a new ad titled “Washington is Broken.” The ad treads well-worn territory for challengers seeking office in Washington D.C. — criticizing Washington D.C. The ad runs text of controversies over the past several years over the screen that Republicans have concentrated on, from the national debt to Benghazi to illegal immigration, and then says, “It is time for a change.” The ad has $100 bills … Read entire article »

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NYT/CBS poll shows Udall with large lead

NYT/CBS poll shows Udall with large lead

A poll conducted by YouGov for the New York Times and CBSNNews shows that Sen. Tom Udall has a commanding lead in his race for reelection. The poll, conducted as part of the “Battleground Tracker 2014″ series, shows Udall leads Allen Weh 49 percent to 32 percent. When “leaners” are included, Udall leads 54 percent to 36 percent over Weh. Eight percent of respondents say they are undecided and two percent say they will vote for another … Read entire article »

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Udall’s new ad focuses on domestic violence prevention efforts

Udall’s new ad focuses on domestic violence prevention efforts

Tom Udall’s campaign announced a new ad today, focused on his efforts to prevent domestic violence. The ad features girls citing domestic violence statistics and finishes with Udall saying, “These are the reasons I worked to pass a tough anti-stalking law as Attorney General, and the Violence Against Women Act as New Mexico’s Senator.” “Since serving as Attorney General and now as U.S. Senator, Tom Udall has been working hard to do what’s right for women and … Read entire article »

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