No, voters, the valley’s municipal elections are not yet over — despite the electorate’s best efforts to ignore them.
A former top officer of a development company once managed by Harvey Whittemore reluctantly testified Thursday that he contributed to the re-election campaign of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid after getting a $10,000 gift from Whittemore.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama tried to defuse a trio of controversies Thursday, pledging to work with Congress to ensure the IRS doesn’t abuse its power, urging legislators to provide more money to strengthen security at U.S. diplomatic outposts and promising to seek “a balance” between national security and a need to protect freedom of the press.
Sen. Harry Reid has disclosed he has a niece who is gay, calling it a personal reason he supports prohibiting workplace discrimination against individuals based on their sexual orientation. “My niece is a lesbian,” Reid said Wednesday in an...
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to confirm Las Vegas attorney Jennifer Dorsey to a federal judgeship over Republican objections, including one expressed after a long silence by Nevada Sen. Dean Heller.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the resignation of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following a controversy over the agency’s targeting of conservative political groups.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama seemed to lose control of his second-term agenda even before he was sworn in, when a school massacre led him to lift gun control to the fore. Now, as he tries to pivot from a stinging defeat on that issue and push forward on others, the president finds himself rocked by multiple controversies that are demoralizing his allies, emboldening his political foes and posing huge distractions for all.
If Chuck Muth has his way, Las Vegas residents will see the sun rise over Mount Reagan each and every morning in America.
As much attention as Sheldon Adelson received for the estimated $93 million he gave to Republican politicians last year, he has also been a benefactor in the war against cancer and a significant donor to other causes, according to an analysis published last week.
Former Sen. Pete Domenici says he’s surprised that he’s been shut out by his old friend, Sen. Harry Reid, but hopes to repair their relationship tattered by disclosure of a long-ago extramarital relationship.