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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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Weh criticized for web ad that shows journalist’s killer

Weh criticized for web ad that shows journalist’s killer

A web ad by Allen Weh that went up today would likely have gone mostly unnoticed, except for a brief showing of the killer of a journalist by Islamic extremists. The web-only ad was critical of Barack Obama, and by extension Tom Udall, over his response to various foreign policy problems. The ad features President Barack Obama playing golf and vacationing with shots of problems in the Middle East and elsewhere. But the only part of the … Read entire article »

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Weh’s first ad of Senate campaign features his wife

Weh’s first ad of Senate campaign features his wife

Allen Weh announced his first TV ad of his campaign for U.S. Senate. Weh opted to step aside for the ad and let someone else talk about him and why he is running. The ad features Weh’s wife, Becky, speaking about her husband. The full video and transcript of the ad is available below. “We’re very pleased to begin airing our first campaign ad for television,” Weh said in a release announcing the ad. “We are closing … Read entire article »

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Udall’s new ad concentrates on bringing water to Navajo community

Udall’s new ad concentrates on bringing water to Navajo community

Tom Udall has a new ad out and it is about bringing running water to a portion of the Navajo Nation that previously did not have any. The ad refers to a family in the Navajo Nation where the father lost his leg and the mother her sight because of diabetes. The ad says, “Their children brought their water to them.” “But now,” the ad continues, “they just come by to say hello, because Tom Udall got … Read entire article »

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ABQ Journal poll: Udall has big lead over Weh

ABQ Journal poll: Udall has big lead over Weh

A poll by the Albuquerque Journal shows that Tom Udall has a large lead over Allen Weh in the U.S. Senate race. The poll shows Udall, the incumbent, has a 53 percent to 35 percent lead over Weh. There are 11 percent who are undecided. A big part of Udall’s lead comes from his popularity among his base — the Democratic Party. Udall has the support of 79 percent of Democrats according to the poll. He also … Read entire article »

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Udall’s first ad focuses on labs, bases

Udall’s first ad focuses on labs, bases

Sen. Tom Udall has the first ad of the 2014 U.S. Senate race and it focuses on the national labs and the military bases in New Mexico. Specifically, the ad talks about efforts by Udall — successful ones — to keep the bases and labs open and located in New Mexico. It specifically mentions Udall’s efforts to keep Cannon Air Force Base in eastern New Mexico open when the Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) suggested … Read entire article »

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CBS/NYT poll: Martinez, Udall lead

CBS/NYT poll: Martinez, Udall lead

A new battleground poll of states by YouGov shows that Susana Martinez leads the New Mexico governor’s race while Tom Udall leads in the U.S. Senate race. The poll was conducted for CBS News and the New York Times surveyed 3,712 930 registered voters in the state and showed that Martinez, a Republican, leads Democratic candidate Gary King 52 percent to 44 percent. The poll also found that Udall, a Democrat, is leading Republican candidate Allen … Read entire article »

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Rasmussen poll: Udall has large lead over Weh in Senate race

Rasmussen poll: Udall has large lead over Weh in Senate race

A poll by Rasmnussen Reports shows that Tom Udall has a large lead over Allen Weh in the U.S. Senate race. The poll shows that Udall leads Weh 54 percent to 33 percent. The poll finds that three percent prefer another candidate and ten percent are undecided. There are no other candidates in the race. Udall is the incumbent in the race and is facing his first reelection bid after being elected to an open seat … Read entire article »

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Udall still with big cash on hand lead, Weh with a lot of self-financing

Udall still with big cash on hand lead, Weh with a lot of self-financing

Sen. Tom Udall is still way ahead in the cash race, though Weh brought in more money in the last quarter. Udall had $3.4 million in cash at the end of the second quarter, while Weh had a total of $627,806. Weh’s ability to raise more money in the quarter was mostly thanks to a large loan from himself to his campaign — $555,000 in all. The Associated Press reported the fundraising totals. Unlike their house counterparts, … Read entire article »

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AP calls Senate primary for Allen Weh (updated: Clements concedes)

AP calls Senate primary for Allen Weh (updated: Clements concedes)

Allen Weh is projected to win the Republican primary for U.S. Senate according to the Associated Press. Update: Weh has said he won and Clements has reportedly conceded. Quotes from Weh and Republican Party of New Mexico chairman John Billingsley at the bottom of the post. Weh had a large lead over David Clements, his opponent in the primary, from the first votes that came in and the AP did not see that trend changing. Weh, a former … Read entire article »

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