Controversial Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy just wanted to shake hands with Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul at a campaign event in Mesquite on Monday, but also was invited to a private meeting with the U.S. senator from Kentucky.
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President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the financial crisis in Greece should not create a major shock for the U.S. economy, but warned that its fallout could dampen global growth and encouraged both sides to reach a deal.
Republican Jeb Bush planned to release 33 years of tax records on Tuesday in what was believed to be the most ever made public by a presidential candidate.
Real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump made headlines when he announced earlier this month he was running for president in 2016, but not for his announcement.
The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled details of a long-awaited proposal that would make nearly 5 million more U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay, but many businesses say it would force them to cut hours and wages.
By 2016, millions of employees around the country could become newly eligible for overtime pay due to a change in federal rules.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his 2016 presidential run on Tuesday, vowing to bridge the partisan divide in Washington with blunt talk and a willingness to tackle tough issues.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul told an audience that included rogue rancher Cliven Bundy that he supports relinquishing federal management of public lands.
Rep. Dina Titus is packing for a congressional trip overseas later this week.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of a controversial drug for lethal injection in executions, but opened a larger question about capital punishment when two justices in the minority newly questioned whether the death penalty violates the Constitution.
Major party presidential candidates, particularly in the crowded Republican field, might have a tough time getting press attention this election cycle, but they have nothing on Dennis Andrew Ball.
Many elected state higher education leaders say they want more information about Chancellor Dan Klaich’s efforts to quash a report critical of his agency, and some question his leadership.
Culinary Local 226 and Ultimate Fighting Championship are mixing it up again, and this time the Clark County Government Center has become the Octagon.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt joined a lawsuit against the EPA over water rules, with the full cooperation of Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Rather than basking in the glow of victory after the GOP swept the Nevada Assembly, Senate and state constitutional races just seven months ago, conservative Republicans are plotting against their own for 2016 and trying to make what’s been called the biggest tax increase in state history go away.
More than 200 new laws take effect July 1, with a big chunk of them implementing Gov. Brian Sandoval’s sweeping education reforms and a $1.1 billion tax package to pay for it.
Challenged to improve quality at state-run community colleges, officials of the Nevada System of Higher Education hired a consultant to recommend changes — then killed a report saying their system is a problem.
After several weeks of fits and starts, Congress last week voted to grant President Barack Obama “fast track” authority to advance an upcoming trade agreement.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush told an audience in Henderson on Saturday that the United States needs to strengthen its economy and its relationships with other nations, including Israel.
Bobby Jindal is fixin’ to find high-profile support from his own constituents as he launches his campaign for the presidency: “Duck Dynasty” stars Jep and Jessica Robertson have said they endorse the Louisiana governor.
Few presidents of Mexico have managed to unite the country in the way Donald Trump did after he launched his U.S. presidential bid last week with a string of broadsides against America’s southern neighbor.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., is spending the weekend in Cuba, part of a delegation assessing progress in normalizing relations between the island nation and the United States.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is bracing to bust its budget this year, in part because it has underestimated the demand for care in places like Las Vegas, a House panel was told Thursday.
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