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National Review says Weh might pull upset

National Review says Weh might pull upset

The National Review, not exactly an unbiased source, raises the possibility that Allen Weh could pull an upset against Tom Udall in the U.S. Senate race. Udall has been considered a shoo-in to win for months. National pundits as well as local political observers still believe that Udall will win reelection against Allen Weh. Udall has more money, more name recognition and is very popular among the Democrats that make up the largest bloc of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, National News, Senate

State, congressional candidates hit TV airwaves

State, congressional candidates hit TV airwaves

By Sandra Fish With Election Day less than a month away, more New Mexico candidates will hit the airwaves in coming weeks seeking your vote. Nearly $7.7 million is being spent for almost 177 hours of political ads in the state, according to a New Mexico In Depth analysis of new ad contracts filed last week with the Federal Communications Commission. The analysis includes ads on traditional TV stations; satellite and cable-only stations aren’t required to file … Read entire article »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Featured

NYT/CBS News poll: Udall still has a large lead

NYT/CBS News poll: Udall still has a large lead

A poll by YouGov for the New York Times and CBS News shows that Tom Udall is maintaining his lead over Allen Weh. The poll finds that Udall leads Weh 53 percent to 35 percent when leaners are included. When leaners are not included, Udall’s lead is still 18 percent at 50 percent to 32 percent. The poll, part of the “Battleground Tracker 2014″ series is the latest in a long string of polls that shows Udall … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Polling, Senate

George R.R. Martin to attend Santa Fe rally for Udall, Lujan

George R.R. Martin to attend Santa Fe rally for Udall, Lujan

Author George R.R. Martin will be attending a youth vote rally in Santa Fe on Tuesday. This is in addition to a fundraiser Martin will be hosting for Sen. Tom Udall later that evening. The Udall campaign had a drawing for small-dollar donors to attend that fundraiser. Attendees should take heart that neither event are weddings, judging by Martin’s books. The invitation says that in addition to Udall, U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan is also supposed to attend … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Senate

Gravis Marketing shows close Martinez/King race, big Udall lead

Gravis Marketing shows close Martinez/King race, big Udall lead

A poll by Gravis Marketing shows a narrow lead for Susana Martinez over Gary King and a large lead for Tom Udall over Allen Weh. The poll is sure to come under fire because of the results and the pollster’s reputation. The poll shows a Martinez lead of 48 percent to 44 percent and a Udall lead of Weh 53 percent to 36 percent. The poll itself is not in line with the two most recent … Read entire article »

Filed under: Attorney General, Border, Commissioner of Public Lands, Featured, Governor, Immigration, Polling, Secretary of State, Senate

New Weh ad hits Udall on not reading fiscal cliff legislation

New Weh ad hits Udall on not reading fiscal cliff legislation

A new ad by Allen Weh continues the attack on Tom Udall, this time by saying Udall does not read the legislation he votes for and for supporting President Barack Obama’s agenda. In a statement announcing the ad, Weh said Udall “votes with President Obama 94 percent of the time.” “The effects on New Mexicans are record unemployment, job-killing Obamacare, a crushing National Debt at $18 Trillion, abuse of power, scandals, federal overreach, and growing terrorism,” Weh … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Senate

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 »

Filed under: Featured, Senate

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 ad says Weh’s agenda would benefit billionaires, insurance companies

Udall ad says Weh’s agenda would benefit billionaires, insurance companies

Just yesterday, NM Telegram wrote that Udall kept his string of positive ads going. Today, Udall broke that string with an ad that that says Weh’s agenda, including repealing the Affordable Care Act, would cut “Medicare and Social Security to pay for tax breaks for CEOs and millionaires like himself.” The ad refers to Weh’s support for repealing the Affordable Care Act and for putting a hard cap on government spending, not allowing the federal government to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Featured

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 »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Featured, Senate