State legislatures in the past few years have made more than 250 attempts to pass laws to roll back voting rights and 22 states have approved such laws, NAACP panelists said in Las Vegas on Tuesday, accusing Republicans of trying to quash the growing minority vote.
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Nevada secretary of state investigators on Tuesday arrested a Las Vegas-area woman who is alleged to have registered to vote twice under a false name and now faces seven felony charges.
Congressional candidate Erin Bilbray on Tuesday kicked off a “Women for Bilbray” campaign in hopes of boosting female voter turnout she’ll need to defeat U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., in the November election.
A bid by Democrats to negate the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case on insurance coverage for birth control was blocked in the U.S. Senate last week.
Worries about expanding voter suppression efforts across the nation, particularly against African-American youth, is the main topic for the NAACP’s annual convention starting Saturday in Las Vegas.
A senior fellow of the CATO libertarian think tank criticized the proposed Nevada business margins tax in Reno on Tuesday, calling it “something that chokes off the start of new businesses.”
Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Las Vegas next week for an NAACP conference and to rally support for Erin Bilbray, the Democratic opponent of U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., her campaign confirmed on Tuesday.
Democrat Bob Goodman is back in Nevada this week and ready to accept campaign contributions and begin his long-shot effort to replace GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval in the November general election.
Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the southern border.
The Clark County Republican Party has a filed a complaint against State Controller Deborah Kim Wallin, alleging that she appears to be gaining financially from her campaign contributions.
A former candidate seeking the removal of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen is motivated by “revenge” and the petition should be rejected, according to a court filing made Wednesday.
A low-key but high-stakes campaign is underway by opposing groups to win the hearts and minds of Nevada voters ahead of the general election and a critical vote on a margins tax to fund public education.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to confront a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. southern border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.
Joe Gloria worked for more than two decades as a voting machine technician before he was promoted last year to Clark County’s registrar of voters. So he knows a thing or two about the county’s $20 million touch-screen system.
At least at the polls in Nevada, state election officials say it’s the Democratic, not the Democrat, Party.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores of Las Vegas has parted ways with her campaign manager, Pete Hackeman, in the lieutenant governor’s race, one of the most competitive and closely watched on Nevada’s Nov. 4 ballot.
Lauren Scott, a civil rights activist and Air Force veteran who served during Operation Desert Storm, could soon become Nevada’s first openly transgender state legislator.
Everybody loves a parade, especially politicians.
Speaking to a Hispanic audience in Las Vegas, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday said he sees no hope to pass comprehensive immigration reform this summer and blamed House Speaker John Boehner for not holding a vote on the matter.
Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt continues to get the cold shoulder from unlikely places.
Democrats have seized the Supreme Court decision that some companies need not provide birth control to women as fresh evidence of the GOP’s “war on women.” Republicans cheered the high court’s decision, but GOP leaders concede that their party must tread carefully.
Bob Goodman, the Democratic nominee for Nevada governor, on Monday dismissed rumors that he planned to drop his long-shot campaign against GOP Gov. Brain Sandoval.
Republican Rep. Joe Heck is moving around some pieces in his campaign for re-election amid hints of larger shifts in the race for his seat in Congress.
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