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Campus carry measure shot down

Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas, is throwing down the gauntlet to Senate Judiciary Chairman Greg Brower, R-Reno, over her bill that would let concealed-carry permit holders take their weapons onto Nevada’s college campuses.

Reid: No apology for Romney comment

Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., last week walked back the explosive charge he made during the 2012 presidential campaign that Republican candidate Mitt Romney “hasn’t paid any taxes for 10 years.”

Reid still punching for a Jack Johnson pardon

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.