Students share D.C. experience

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Chelle Delaney Current and past history were brought to life for two Tucumcari students who visited Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President Barack Obama. “I enjoyed seeing history in the making,” said Desirae Evans. “It was the best experience. It was one-time chance. I was so glad I got to do this in my […]

Local reaction: Obama speech inspires

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Chelle Delaney Many people were inspired by the comments of President Barack Obama following the swearing in ceremony. Several said Obama’s speech was what the country needed and what other nations needed to hear. “He called us all to service” and “he said that American was the friend of all men, women and children of […]

Bipartisanship good beginning for new president

Freedom New Mexico It is an exciting and historic development for an African American to be elected president of the United States. People still alive can remember when racial segregation was enforced by law in some states. Racial discrimination has not been completely erased and pockets of bigotry remain in this country. For a country […]

Obama discusses eastern New Mexico issues

Compiled by Kevin Wilson, Freedom New Mexico

Analysis: Obama and Dems scored

By Steven Thomma: McClatchy Newspapers DENVER — Barack Obama and the Democrats had their moment, and it was a quite a moment. Now America pivots to John McCain and the Republicans.

Quay County Democrats choose Clinton

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Hillary Clinton swept Super Tuesday in Quay County with 383 votes in the Democratic Presidential Preference Caucus. Barack Obama brought in 215 votes from the county’s Democrats who voted on Tuesday. In all, 668 Democrats from Quay County participated in the caucus, said Ron Wilmot, co-chair of the Quay […]