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New GSA chief apologizes

The GSA's new leader said Tuesday he is suspending a controversial employee rewards program and taking other steps to clean up the agency sullied by reports of wasteful spending. Dan Tangherlini was appointed acting head of the General Services...

Report: Reid loses budget ruling

This may be a bit wonky, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has lost a procedural ruling issued by the Senate parliamentarian that Politico reports this morning could have political ripples through the spring and beyond. Despite pressure from...

Henderson mine cleanup plan advances

Government backing for an ambitious mine cleanup and redevelopment project in Henderson continued to take shape today in Washington. The Bureau of Land Management at a U.S. Senate hearing called for minor modifications to a bill that would convey...

Nevadans split on proposed budget plan

House Republican budget leader Paul Ryan of Wisconsin unveiled his proposed fiscal 2013 budget this week. While unlikely to become law, it will set the tone for fiscal debates in Congress -- and most likely partisan clashes -- for the rest of the...

Senate poll: Heller 47, Berkley 40

A poll released today by Rasmussen Reports has Sen. Dean Heller up 47-40 over challenger Rep. Shelley Berkley, the first Nevada Senate survey in months showing either candidate in a lead greater than the margin of error. It is Rasmussen's first poll...

Truesdell takes Ward 2 race to TV

Las Vegas City Council candidate Ric Truesdell, who so far has raised the most campaign funding among nine candidates for the Ward 2 seat, is taking the race to television. On Tuesday Truesdell released a copy of his television ad (below) along with...

Kerrey: Reid made no guarantees

Ever since former Nebraska Democratic Sen. Bob Kerrey expressed interest in making a comeback, there has been speculation in the Senate halls as to whether he cut a deal of some kind with Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid. Kerrey shed a sliver of...