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Roberson: Nevada Democratic leaders incompetent

In a blunt swipe at the opposition, state Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson contends Republicans deserve to win majority rule of the upper house in the Nov. 4 election because Democratic leaders are “incompetent,” which they showed during a special session to approve a deal for Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Northern Nevada.

Democrats file ‘blackout’ complaint against Hardy

The Nevada State Democratic Party on Thursday filed a complaint with the secretary of state’s office against Assemblyman Cresent Hardy for sending out a fundraising invitation for a Sept. 24 event, which would violate a “blackout” period barring incumbent candidates from raising money within 15 days following a special session of the Nevada Legislature.

Rep. Titus: Obama weak on Iraq

U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., on Wednesday criticized President Barack Obama for saying the U.S. lacks a strategy to deal with militants in Iraq and Syria who have beheaded at least two journalists in recent days.