State of New Mexico Archives: on Welfare & Poverty


Hector Balderas: Raised on food stamps by struggling single mother

Hector Balderas' opening statement: He says he shouldn't be there because he comes from a struggling single mother and was raised on food stamps. Says he got a great public education. Says too many New Mexicans have lost hope. Attacks Wall Street, Heather Wilson. Touts credentials as state auditor.
Source: KOAT-7 live blogging of 2012 N.M. Senate debate Jun 3, 2012

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