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Heller wants to defund Planned Parenthood

Sen. Dean Heller on Wednesday sided with critics of Planned Parenthood who are seeking to restrict federal funding to the group in the wake of provocative videos that raise questions about the organization's ethics on abortion.

Who's for whom in Nevada?

In an early caucus state, endorsements from local officials can mean a lot more than they do elsewhere. And that's undoubtedly why presidential campaigns are moving to lock up local support in Nevada: First, get some big-name surrogates on board. Second, create an aura of momentum.

Titus bill would expand animal welfare

Pet wholesalers, breeders, zoos, circuses and laboratories that use animals in research would be required to develop and report plans to shield or evacuate the creatures during emergencies under a bill that was reintroduced Monday.