Politics attracts more than its share of crackpots, and we shouldn’t blame candidates for the excesses of their deranged fans, but a teachable moment went sadly unrealized last week when Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky visited Mesquite.
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A recent Gallup poll shows more people would vote for an atheist for president than would vote for a socialist.
Two presidential candidates dropped in on Nevada during the past three days, and they couldn’t have been more different.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt joined a lawsuit against the EPA over water rules, with the full cooperation of Gov. Brian Sandoval.
For a group of conservative lawmakers and activists who’d love nothing better than to circulate a petition to repeal the just-enacted tax increases of the 2015 Legislature, the hurdle of the so-called single subject rule is a high one.
Now that people are calling to replace Hey, Reb, the UNLV mascot who had Confederate origins, with a less offensive choice, here are some possible alternatives.
Pat Spearman said she knew immediately when she heard about the slayings of nine people in a historically black South Carolina church last week that it was an act of racial hatred.
It’s long past time for the battle flag of the Confederacy to be removed from government property, everywhere in the United States.
There came a moment during Bernie Sanders’ town hall meeting at Treasure Island on Friday when he blurted out a seemingly spontaneous line that was really anything but.
Review-Journal political reporter Laura Myers died Friday after a long battle with cancer. She was 53.
Maybe instead of “Ready for Hillary,” the slogan should be, “Yeah, I guess.”
Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson addressed the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Las Vegas Wednesday.
There were plenty of things to cheer when it came to education reforms enacted in the 2015 Nevada Legislature.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Friday finished signing the bills passed by the 2015 Legislature, approving nearly 550 measures and vetoing just six.
When Gov. Brian Sandoval put his pen to the jacket covering Senate Bill 514 on Thursday at UNLV, it was the end of a remarkably rapid journey and the start of a brand-new one.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s decision — announced Tuesday — not to seek the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Harry Reid will be perhaps the least surprising news in Nevada politics all year.
Vincent Bugliosi, the man who put Charles Manson behind bars and went on to a second career as a true-crime author, died Saturday after battling cancer.
In the Nevada Legislature, patience and resolve are keys to getting your bills heard — and sometimes even passed.
This was supposed to be the session of the gun.
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a trio of education reform bills passed in the recently concluded legislative session into law on Wednesday.
A running tally of various things happening as the Nevada Legislature lurches toward its midnight Monday deadline to finish the 78th session.