There are many people who have spent a good deal of time working on changing the names of the community colleges in Southern Nevada.
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Carlos Ortiz got the call every parent fears. His son, Kevin, had been wounded in America's latest mass shooting, in San Bernardino, Calif.
The ironies related to the Education Savings Account program continue to abound.
You'd think that Gov. Brian Sandoval would be happier now than he was before the 2014 election. But he's fought so much with Republican lawmakers and state officers that he may be longing for the calmer days of divided government.
Like most physicians, Dr. Ben Carson has a funny story about the behavior of insurance companies.
Longtime readers know I'm against the low-speed school zones that surround local campuses.
We knew this day would come. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has attacked her rival for the Democratic Party nomination for president, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., over his single-payer health care plan.
After Paris, it's not hard to picture the nightmare scenario in Las Vegas.
America is officially a secular nation, but religion is never very far from the surface in her politics. The Constitution is clear — the government will never establish an official state religion, it will never prohibit the free exercise of religion and it may never impose a religious test for public office.
If you follow politics long enough, you'll eventually see everything.
By now, most everybody's heard of Bernie Sanders.
The announcement from Assemblyman James Oscarson, R-Pahrump, that he's running for re-election reads like dozens of others emailed around this time of year.
Ask anybody who's ever done it: Running for Congress is a lot of hard work. So why not get paid for it?
Instead of trying to repeal every single tax passed by the Nevada Legislature in 2015, a group of current and former elected officials decided they'd target only the new commerce tax.
Nevada's education savings accounts were sold to the 2015 Legislature, in part, as a way to level the playing field between students from rich and poor backgrounds.
In politics, especially Republican politics, you can never go wrong blaming the media.
A foolish consistency may be the hobgoblin of little minds, but it's also the animating principle behind Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's political life.
Isn't it ironic how some of the greatest arguments in favor of tort reform are modeled by the people in the party that most advocates for tort reform?
Nevada is sparing no expense in fighting an American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada lawsuit that seeks to unravel the Education Savings Account program.
Turns out, Steve Wynn should have been more scared of the Chinese all along.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says we need a revolution. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says we all want to change the world.
Back in 2012, attorney Kermitt Waters mounted his most audacious legal attack on a law that restricts the ability of citizens to propose laws by initiative. That law, known as the "single-subject rule," says initiatives can only address a single issue. It was put in place in 2005 to prevent crafty special interests from trying to enact unpopular laws by wrapping them inside popular ones.
For most Democrats, the time for a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants is right now.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came to town Thursday, insulted most of his rivals, bashed the media, called the current crop of American leaders incompetent and promised to make America great again. Again.
In the wake of my Sunday column on the Oregon community college murders, several people raised a similar objection to my suggestion that we extend criminal background checks to all gun sales.