Neither a decade of lobbying nor the passage of two congressional resolutions has won a presidential pardon for famed boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champ widely believed to have been unjustly convicted of a morals crime more than a century ago.
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Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt, on the job less than two months, is getting some national exposure this week.
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former President George W. Bush and several potential GOP presidential candidates are set to address an April meeting in Las Vegas of the Republican Jewish Coalition — a must-stop venue for Republican politicians with White House hopes.
The votes are in and U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada is the winner. Sort of.
If Gov. Brian Sandoval was not already busy enough with a state budget and myriad other duties, he will be now with his latest assignment.
Fortified with a fourth member, Nevada Republicans in Congress are serving notice they will erect a firewall against any efforts by President Barack Obama to set aside national monument land in the state.
Two U.S. senators, including Dean Heller of Nevada, are seeking to make permanent a law that allows people to deduct state and local sales taxes on their annual federal returns.
Reps. Mark Amodei and Cresent Hardy, both R-Nev., commenced sharing an apartment in a new complex about a half-mile from their Capitol Hill offices.
The Republican Men’s Club in Las Vegas recently held elections and voted to make Suzette LaGrange president. She’ll lead the largest political club in the state with more than 350 members — 40 percent of them women.
Ousted Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks, the first person ever expelled from the Legislature, was the man behind the hundreds of trees made available on the morning of Christmas Eve and he was happy to do it.
U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei of Nevada and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell have a pretty lively feud going over the sage grouse.
The idea got a frosty reception in rural Nevada, but U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada says he intends to keep pushing for the withdrawal of 805,100 acres of federal land in Lincoln and Nye counties.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., hit a nerve last week when the Senate voted on a Department of Energy nominee with ties to Yucca Mountain. Make that a couple of nerves.
President Barack Obama spoke about immigration for 33 minutes at Del Sol High School a week ago Friday, then followed it up over the weekend playing golf at two of the most impressive courses in Southern Nevada.
Nevada Nuclear Projects Agency chief Robert Halstead says he’s been assured that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., remain opposed to the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project.
We’ll be back. That’s the message a handful of Nevada Democratic candidates delivered after suffering losses in Tuesday’s election.
A pre-election feud between U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and the Democratic Senate hopeful in South Dakota came to a head on Friday when the candidate, Rick Weiland, called for the Nevadan to be replaced as Senate party leader.
The Silver State’s two-pronged approach to medical marijuana permitting has acquitted itself nicely, especially when stacked up against oft-criticized systems in Colorado and California, an investor banker says.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Congresswoman Dina Titus pledge federal support in the push to reform Clark County’s child welfare system, now under scrutiny after a child’s killing in foster care.
Nevada state Sen. Justin Jones and challenger Becky Harris have a record of widely contrasting views on gay marriage, which became even more clear after the Oct. 7 federal court ruling tossing out the state’s same-sex marriage ban.
The Log Cabin Republicans of Nevada, an organization that represents gay conservatives that backs equal rights, challenges same-sex marriage licenses that it says were issued too early in Nevada.
Medical marijuana patients in much of rural Nevada will have a long drive to get their medicine, based on where applications for dispensaries were filed by groups seeking to enter the business.
Cresent Hardy, the Republican candidate for the 4th Congressional District, got temporarily tarnished by a misquote from a Mesquite newspaper.
In the three competitive Nevada Senate races that will determine whether Republicans retake control of the upper house, the GOP candidates have refused to debate their Democratic opponents.
The race between Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray, is playing out like an episode of “Family Feud” with lots of laughs and smiles.
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