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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...

Reid plans to remain as leader

Eight months away from key elections where Democrats could lose their Senate majority -- or surprise pundits with a show of strength -- Sen. Harry Reid is signaling he plans to remain the party's leader "no matter what happens," Politico reports...

Foreclosure workshop Saturday

HUD-approved counselors and representatives from Bank of America and Wells Fargo will be on hand Saturday in Las Vegas at a home foreclosure prevention clinic at the Financial Guidance Center, 2650 South Jones Boulevard. Struggling homeowners with...

Heck: Time for Gingrich to go

Rep. Joe Heck, who backed Mitt Romney in 2008 and signed on again early in this election cycle, told reporters today that Romney's convincing showing in the Nevada caucuses should signal Newt Gingrich to the door. "I hope he takes the message that...