A bid by Democrats to negate the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case on insurance coverage for birth control was blocked in the U.S. Senate last week.
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Democrat Bob Goodman is back in Nevada this week and ready to accept campaign contributions and begin his long-shot effort to replace GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval in the November general election.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores of Las Vegas has parted ways with her campaign manager, Pete Hackeman, in the lieutenant governor’s race, one of the most competitive and closely watched on Nevada’s Nov. 4 ballot.
Republican Rep. Joe Heck is moving around some pieces in his campaign for re-election amid hints of larger shifts in the race for his seat in Congress.
It’s not quite game over since the Nov. 4 general election is still more than four months away, but a new poll of likely Nevada voters confirms that Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval is headed toward an easy re-election.
U.S. House Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s shocking election loss has given Nevada activists new hope for immigration reform.
Gov. Brian Sandoval followed the standard advice to write about what you know and delivered his best speech ever by all accounts, sharing the kindness and wisdom of the self-effacing gaming attorney Bob Faiss.
A pro-marijuana group seeking to legalize the recreational use of the drug in Nevada is getting organized, creating a website where information about the effort, including how to volunteer, can be found.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s crusade to pressure the Washington Redskins into a name change has prompted blowback from one of the team’s more prominent fans. The hometown rapper known as Wale says Reid is “super sketchy” following the Democrat’s latest push against team owner Dan Snyder.
The new TV ad war between GOP lieutenant governor candidates Sue Lowden and Mark Hutchison plays out like a debate — charge and countercharge — centered on U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, the Democratic Senate majority leader.
Republican congressional hopeful Niger Innis last week faced friendly fire from a one-time supporter during a debate with his GOP primary opponent, Assemblyman Cresent Hardy, R-Mesquite, and she suffered the consequences.
Did Sue Lowden promise to personally pay off her 2010 U.S. Senate campaign debt? Did she agree to be “personally liable” to a Colorado company that conducted polling for her campaign? Did she discuss with the company the terms, price or subject of its contract with her campaign? The answer to all these questions is “no,” according to an affidavit Lowden filed on Feb. 26.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Las Vegas Democrat running for lieutenant governor, finally said flat out that she opposes a proposed 2 percent margins tax on business because “it can have negative effects on our jobs.”
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.
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.