State Sen. Justin Jones of Las Vegas said Wednesday that both Democratic and Republican lawmakers plan to make school construction and education funding a top priority when the next legislative session convenes in February and approve new building quickly if possible.
Subscribe to Elections RSS feed
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.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, student leaders on Friday sent a letter to Hillary Clinton’s family foundation asking that she “do what is right” and donate all or part of her $225,000 speaking fee for addressing the UNLV Foundation back to the university for student benefit.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Thursday declined to second-guess officials at the UNLV Foundation who have agreed to pay $225,000 for Hillary Clinton to speak at a fundraiser this fall, a month after she is speaking for free at an energy conference Reid and the university are holding in Las Vegas.