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Controversial Dem donor courted Reid

Salomon Melgen, the wealthy South Florida eye doctor at the center of a controversy that has swirled around New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, also sought to build connections with other top Democrats, including Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, according to a...

Heller office drama coming to an end

The drama surrounding Sen. Dean Heller’s office suite may be coming to an end. Sources confirmed a report in Roll Call tonight that Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, has put in a claim for Heller’s row of office rooms on the third floor of the Russell...

Heller dismisses flap over office suite

The story has received wide play on Capitol Hill but U.S. Sen. Dean Heller on Tuesday dismissed a brouhaha over his coveted office as a joke that went wrong. "I just think it is all silliness," Heller said about the report that his staff was making...

Report: Tug of war over Heller office

When Sen. Dean Heller was appointed to the U.S. Senate in May 2011, he inherited a primo office suite on the third floor of the Russell Building across from the U.S. Capitol. Previously occupied by the departed Nevada Sen John Ensign, It was not an...

Reid: Now that's a real filibuster

Now that's how you run a filibuster! Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke admiringly today of the old-fashioned, almost 13-hour talking filibuster Sen. Rand Paul pulled off on Wednesday. "As is his right, he spoke for as long as he was able,"...

Heller named to five committees

Sen. Dean Heller’s new term comes with a full workload as he said today he’ll be sitting on five legislative committees. The Nevada Republican newly sworn in for a full six-year term will join the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee...

New Horsford ad targets Tark's troubles

Democrat Steven Horsford is aiming to keep the legal and financial woes facing his Republican opponent Danny Tarkanian front and center through Election Day. To that end Horsford, who is campaigning against Tarkanian for Nevada's new Congressional...

GOP ad slams Berkley trip to Italy

Robin Leach, call your agent. Republicans in their latest ad in the U.S. Senate race for Nevada take a shot at Rep. Shelley Berkley for leading a congressional delegation to Italy after wrapping up an official conference in neighboring Slovenia in...

Oceguera rolls out 'jobs' website

U.S. House candidate John Oceguera is trying something different in a bid to associate himself with Southern Nevadans who are striving to find or keep jobs. Oceguera's campaign went live today with a website that invites Nevadans to post short...

Romney shrugs off Reid charge

Mitt Romney on Tuesday shrugged off the latest blast from Nevada Sen. Harry Reid -- that the Republican presidential hopeful badly represents the Mormon Church. "I really don't have any response to Harry," Romney said in an interview with FoxNews (...