Politicians often are heard preaching the virtues of personal responsibility.
Subscribe to Steve Sebelius RSS feed
And you thought the guy who said he’d vote to bring back slavery was the most outlandish of Nevada’s Republican elected officials.
Assembly Speaker-designate said last year in a letter on official letterhead that homosexuality was a choice, not unlike bestiality, prostitution, pedophilia or adultery.
There are those who will tell you President Barack Obama’s newest executive order on immigration is an unprecedented, unconstitutional abuse of his authority implemented for political purposes and little more.
Assembly Speaker-designate Ira Hansen’s quasi-apology for his offensive newspaper columns of yesteryear needs a little tidying up. As ever, SlashPolitics is here to help!
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance sponsored a forum on education funding and reforms on Thursday — but specific solutions were hard to find.
If you thought the overwhelming defeat of the Education Initiative Nov. 4 was the end of tax talk in Nevada, you couldn’t be more wrong. If anything, the election results were the start of a larger discussion.
An analysis of Las Vegas newspapers’ endorsements and voting results shows the Review-Journal’s recommendations were accepted by voters in slightly more cases than the Las Vegas Sun’s, but that the R-J had far more partisan diversity than did the Sun.
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson has given plenty of money to losing candidates over the years, but he’s one of the big winners of the Republican sweep of 2014.
Before last week’s election, a host of people who opposed the soundly defeated Education Initiative hinted at or promised outright that they would work hard after the election to ensure Nevada’s schools were properly funded.
Delving into the numbers from election 2014 turns up some interesting, or semi-interesting, facts.
The people poked the mighty dragon that is the Nevada establishment. And the mighty dragon roared. And the Nevada establishment won again. The Education Initiative, or Question 3, was defeated by an overwhelming margin on Tuesday, 79 percent to 21 percent.
Now that the votes are counted and Republicans have taken over all constitutional offices, the state Senate and the state Assembly for the first time since 1929, the Democrats of the Silver State finally have a common agenda: a death with dignity law for Nevada!
Tomorrow is Election Day, which means replacing those annoying TV commercials with annoying Christmas commercials. But before we do, a few final thoughts before the voters who haven’t already cast votes head to the polls.
It all comes down to Tuesday.
One hundred and fifty years ago exactly, Nevada joined a nation riven by a bloody civil war, the outcome uncertain. And ever since, Nevada has lent its citizens, its resources and its territory to the nation and the world in times of crisis.
Early voting has been underway since Oct. 18, and thus far, 15.3 percent of all registered voters have voted early, by mail or by absentee ballot. There are three days left before early voting wraps up.
Republicans are beating Democrats in early-voting turnout. Here are five reasons why that might be so.
Rep. Steven Horsford, a Democrat, votes with the Democrats!
Is it really that super-hard for would-be members of the state Legislature to live in the districts they want to represent?
A doctor’s PAC ad claims Rep. Joe Heck is against “junk lawsuits.” But he and the Republican caucus voted for the mother of all junk lawsuits in voting to sue President Obama.
The Nevada state assemblyman — who died last week — was not a star in the Legislature. But he didn’t shy away from attacking big issues, even when he knew he probably wouldn’t succeed.
A photo snapped during a recent debate in a hot studio with a malfunctioning air conditioner has become campaign fundraising fodder.
Three lawmakers who served in the 2013 Legislature have died in the months since: Peggy Pierce, Joe Hogan and, today, Pete Livermore.
There may be a good reason the elites of the Nevada business community are so vehemently campaigning against The Education Initiative.
- Page 1