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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.

Navy job reviews praise Adam Laxalt

Republican Adam Laxalt, who now is a Nevada attorney general candidate, got rave performance reviews when he was a judge advocate general in the Navy, according to military documents his campaign released Friday.

Laxalt’s ex-law firm comes to his defense

Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt’s former law firm came to his defense Thursday, saying leaked notes from four attorneys giving him a negative job review don’t reflect other “highly favorable” evaluations he has received and don’t represent the company’s views on Laxalt.

Illegal voter sentenced in Reno

An immigrant living in the country illegally who registered to vote in Washoe County under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections has been sentenced to 103 days in jail.