U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, who has been vying with challenger Bernie Sanders for the support of organized labor, scored a win on Saturday with an endorsement from the National Education Association, a huge teachers union.
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With just hours to spare before federal funding expired, Congress last week approved a stopgap measure to keep agencies open for another 10 weeks as they negotiate a budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1.
Nevada's new director of the Department of Administration has plenty of challenges as he starts his fourth week on the job, not the least of which is getting a handle on the myriad agencies under his control.
Republican state party Chairman Michael McDonald on Saturday called the resignation of a Clark County Republican official from a state executive committee "politically motivated grandstanding."
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller introduced legislation last week that could be a boon to Las Vegas tourism.
A nondescript mailbox provider at a Las Vegas strip mall is the address of a political action committee that claims to be raising money on behalf of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.
Three presidential candidates will make the trek to Las Vegas next week. Republican front-runner Donald Trump will have a public rally at noon on Thursday at Treasure Island's Mystere Theatre.
Ed Williams, chairman of the Clark County Republican Party, has resigned from the executive committee of the state party, citing concerns that no minutes are kept of the meetings and there is no liability insurance coverage for members.
President Barack Obama said he would not turn the Syrian civil war into a "proxy war" between the United States and Russia as the two countries launch air strikes on different opponents of President Bashar Al-Assad's government.
President Barack Obama once again called for more gun laws on Friday, pleading for increased regulation after a deadly mass shooting on an Oregon college campus.
The day before Pope Francis met anti-gay county clerk Kim Davis in Washington last week, he held a private meeting with a longtime friend from Argentina who has been in a same-sex relationship for 19 years.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will step down in December, an administration official said Friday.
President Barack Obama on Thursday angrily said America had made a "political choice" to allow mass shootings like the one in Oregon to occur and blasted the National Rifle Association lobby group for blocking reform of U.S. gun laws.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval embarked on a major Nevada road trip this week, looking to cover more than 1,100 miles as he visits nine state parks and travels through 14 counties as part of a "Discover Your Nevada" tour.
CARSON CITY — The Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City will be getting a face-lift, thanks to a $3.5 million grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
A district judge on Thursday threw out a proposed referendum petition seeking to ask voters next year to repeal a $1.4 billion tax increase approved by the 2015 Legislature to help fund Gov. Brian Sandoval's budget.
Dozens of U.S. Secret Service employees earlier this year combed the files of a House lawmaker who had been critical of security lapses at the agency and disclosed some of his personal information that was then published in the media.
Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze announced Wednesday that he has selected John Ruhs as the agency's new Nevada state director. Ruhs will report to the BLM Nevada state office in Reno later this fall.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said the Washington Redskins should keep their controversial name despite complaints from some Native American groups and members of Congress that it is racist.
The U.S. House of Representatives, continuing its fight against women's healthcare provider Planned Parenthood, on Wednesday voted to strip the organization of its funding.
Ben Carson is attacking a key element of Donald Trump's tax plan, saying it's wrong not to make all Americans pay some income tax.
House Speaker John Boehner announced that the election for his replacement will take place Oct. 8.
The Senate moved Wednesday to prevent the first part of a multi-step budget crisis when it voted overwhelmingly to keep the government funded through Dec. 11.
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