It doesn't take a neurosurgeon to tell Dr. Ben Carson is a quick study. The Republican presidential candidate visited Southern Nevada this past week, stopping off in Pahrump before dropping in on the Review-Journal editorial board.
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump denied on Thursday he was mocking the physical disability of a New York Times reporter during a campaign speech in which he flailed his arms and distorted his speech in an imitation of the journalist.
A progressive political group that called this month for a federal investigation of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman Sheldon Adelson retracted several of its statements Tuesday and apologized to the billionaire casino owner.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Monday he would push for returning federal land to states to manage.
A bill that would allow recovery teams easier access to federal land to search for victims of crimes and accidents cleared a key Senate committee on Thursday.
Over the objections of President Barack Obama and most Democrats, the House approved legislation Thursday that would block Syrian and Iraqi refugees admission to the United States under a current screening process that Republicans say could be exploited by ISIS terrorists.
Republican governors gathered for a conference in Las Vegas sharply defended the need to suspend bringing Syrian refugees into the U.S. in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday asked for a legal opinion from Attorney General Adam Laxalt on the governor's authority over the relocation and resettlement processes for refugees in Nevada.
Reps. Joe Heck and Mark Amodei called on the Obama administration to "immediately halt" the admission of refugees from Syria and Iraq into the United States.
Republican U.S. presidential contenders attacked Donald Trump's views on Syria and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday as simplistic and unrealistic, and rival Jeb Bush said the real estate mogul did not grasp "how the real world works."
With a trimmed-down field of 8, the Republican Party hopes to move one step closer to finding its 2016 presidential candidate Tuesday in Wisconsin.
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U.S. Rep. Joe Heck introduced legislation Thursday aimed at alleviating a shortage of physician assistants at VA health facilities.
The Senate, working late into the night, approved a two-year budget deal early Friday morning that will avoid a government default on its debts and remove caps on discretionary spending that most lawmakers found too onerous.
U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, would leave daily fantasy sports websites untouched as he pursues a federal ban on Internet gambling that is aimed largely at online poker.
Paul Ryan, the Republican nominee for speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, on Wednesday promised change and a new vision in the House and said the country was "on the wrong track."
The Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected an amendment that U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada said would have strengthened privacy protections to a cybersecurity bill that was later approved by the upper chamber.
The House voted Tuesday to revive the Export-Import Bank, whose charter expired in July, by approving a bill that reached the floor through a rarely-used petition process by rank-and-file members.
Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush unveiled his plan for western lands management Wednesday, calling for moving the Department of Interior out of Washington, D.C., and giving more control to states to determine appropriate land uses and management.
Republican front-runners Donald Trump and Ben Carson are threatening to pull out of the next Republican primary debate if the hosts don't agree to their demands.
Gun control, immigration reform and taking on Wall Street to address income inequality were among the most passionately debated topics as five Democratic presidential contenders met for the first time Tuesday night in Las Vegas.
Singer Katy Perry will appear at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa on Oct. 24 to rally supporters of Hillary Clinton
Rep. Paul Ryan is telling House Republicans privately he is considering running for speaker, several members say.
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