Since Congress doesn’t do earmarks anymore, at least not overtly, business leaders from Arizona and Nevada were urged last week in Washington to make sure they have all their ducks in a row to compete for federal funding to build Interstate 11.
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The top two Republican candidates vying in the 2014 election for the right to replace U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford said last week they’re both in favor of storing the nation’s high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain as long as it can be done safely.
Democrat Ross Miller, who is running for Nevada attorney general, on Thursday launched a TV ad attacking a “dark money” group that’s running commercials slamming him for accepting $60,000 in gifts.
A bill that would name a peak on Frenchman Mountain for Ronald Reagan took a small step forward in Congress last week. But for Nevada Democrats, it was a hot potato.
Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, joked during a Reno radio appearance with lieutenant governor candidate Sue Lowden that victims of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s diseases must be “Harry Reid supporters.”
With local, state and federal candidates in Nevada filing for election beginning Monday, what better time to see how the political parties are doing in furnishing information online to potential voters.
The Democrats might enjoy a 77,000 registered voter advantage in Nevada, but an early poll has found Republican Dan Schwartz leads state Controller Kim Wallin by 8 points in the race for state treasurer.
Longtime conservative legislative lobbyist Janine Hansen is hopping mad at Gov. Brian Sandoval for deciding not to defend the state’s law banning gay marriage in federal court.
Keep your eye on Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Las Vegas Democrat who last week was named one of five Latinas to watch nationwide in 2014 by a group called LatinasRepresent, a new Denver-based organization that promotes Hispanic women in political office.
Republican Sue Lowden’s first TV ad in her bid to become Nevada lieutenant governor slams her GOP foe Mark Hutchison for voting to implement Obamacare.
It didn’t always look pretty, and Republican partisans will be sure to howl, but on the whole U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada had a noteworthy year, according to pundits in their 2013 reviews.
Sen. Harry Reid is not apologizing for using his muscle to expedite visa reviews for investors in the redevelopment of the SLS Hotel in Las Vegas. In a front page story on Wednesday, the Washington Times reported he pulled strings to speed visa applications for about two dozen Asian investors.
While speaking favorably of the Obama administration reaching a short term agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, Sen. Harry Reid on Monday also kept the door open for the Senate to pass new U.S. economic sanctions against the Middle Eastern nation.
WASHINGTON -- Members of the Mormon Church are coming around in favor of gay rights, Sen. Harry Reid says as the Senate prepared Thursday to pass a bill expanding workplace civil rights to embrace gays, lesbians, bisexuals and persons who are...
WASHINGTON -- Like other supporters of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Dina Titus is holding out hope that the White House can work quickly to correct technical flaws in the enrollment process. In the meantime her advice is patience. “They’ve promised...
Maybe state legislators should bill the Clark County Commission $25,000. Commissioners rejected the tax proposal the lawmakers put together late in the legislative session for a tax increase to hire more cops.
A restaurant owner who counts a Las Vegas city council member among his business partners is facing allegations of gender discrimination and creating a hostile work environment. The accusations are included in a complaint filed Sept. 11 in Clark...
WASHINGTON – Shannon Raborn is returning to her old role as Southern Nevada director in Sen. Harry Reid’s Las Vegas office. “Hundreds of Nevadans contact my office each day with questions on housing casework, jobs, immigration, and veterans’ claims...
Rep. Joe Heck ranked among the top spenders on mass mailings during the last House term, according to a new analysis of how lawmakers use their free mail privileges.
To Sen. Dean Heller, the Affordable Care Act is to be scorned. So, if everyday citizens must comply with the new health care law, he believes everyone in Congress and policymakers should have a taste of the same medical plans.
Rep. Joe Heck showed Monday he doesn’t much care to discuss his son’s social media rants, even when they include references to the congressman’s access to national security information.
The Yucca Mountain project may be dead, or close to dead for the time being. But it still is a political minefield on Capitol Hill. Ask Allison Macfarlane, the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission who has been renominated to remain as...
Far from Searchlight, Sen. Harry Reid held a cocktail party fundraiser Friday in New York City hosted by Marianne Nestor Cassini, who runs Oleg Cassini Inc., the fashion design company named after her late husband. Women's Wear Daily sent a reporter...
Sen. Harry Reid has disclosed he has a niece who is gay, calling it a personal reason he supports prohibiting workplace discrimination against individuals based on their sexual orientation. “My niece is a lesbian,” Reid said Wednesday in an...
Former Sen. Pete Domenici says he’s surprised that he’s been shut out by his old friend, Sen. Harry Reid, but hopes to repair their relationship tattered by disclosure of a long-ago extramarital relationship. The Republican from New Mexico was...
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