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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 »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Economy, Featured, Senate

ABQ Journal poll: Weh makes small gains but Udall still has big lead

ABQ Journal poll: Weh makes small gains but Udall still has big lead

Tom Udall still has a large lead over Allen Weh in the U.S. Senate race according to a poll conducted by Research and Polling, Inc. for the Albuquerque Journal. The poll found that Udall has a lead of 51 percent to 38 percent over Allen Weh, a smaller lead than a previous Albuquerque Journal poll. That previous poll, taken a month ago, showed Udall with a 53 percent to 35 percent lead. Both polls have 11 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Governor, Polling

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 »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Featured, Senate

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 »

Filed under: Elections, Featured, Senate

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 »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Courts, Featured, Senate

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 »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Featured, Senate

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 »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Featured, Senate

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 »

Filed under: Featured, Polling, Senate

DOE secretary talks WIPP, tech transfer, native energy on NM trip

DOE secretary talks WIPP, tech transfer, native energy on NM trip

Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is on a two-day trip throughout New Mexico and some big questions have already been answered. Moniz was in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Carlsbad on Monday — a big day of travel throughout a big western state. WIPP isn’t going anywhere The most newsworthy part of Moniz’s trip was related to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, or WIPP. While WIPP remains closed because of a radiation leak in February, and the investigation hasn’t … Read entire article »

Filed under: Carlsbad, Delegation, Economy, Energy, Featured, National News

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 »

Filed under: Ad Watch, Featured, Senate