Shoring up U.S. Sen. Reid’s support among Latino voters, who helped him win a tough re-election to a fourth Senate term in 2010, is one benefit of President Barack Obama traveling to Nevada to make his case for why he took executive action on immigration despite Republican protests that he was overreaching his legal authority.
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Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said on Wednesday that he will pardon his son for a felony drug conviction, local media reported.
One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try and turn divided government into a force for good rather than gridlock on Wednesday, yet warned of veto showdowns as well.
Republicans claimed a commanding majority in the House on Tuesday, pushing their dominance to near-historic levels as they dispatched the last white Democrats in the South and made inroads in Democratic strongholds nationwide.
Nevada voters will go to the polls Tuesday to pick the state’s top constitutional officers, its four members of Congress, legislators, judges, county commissioners, clerks, sheriffs and more in the midterm election.
Mitt Romney hears it wherever he goes, whether at campaign events for Republican congressional candidates, restaurants, or private dinners, the message is the same — run for president in 2016.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., apologized Friday for making two Asian jokes while speaking before the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas, saying his remarks were “in extremely poor taste.”
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, saying he would “fight this injustice with every fiber of my being.” The Republican, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, was indicted after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.
The Department of Justice under U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has become beholden to politics, not federal law, under the Obama administration, the authors of a new book said Monday in Las Vegas.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is lagging when it comes to providing health care to women veterans, the agency’s director acknowledged Thursday under questioning at a House hearing.
A hazardous material response team was on site at the U.S. Capitol following an industrial spill incident that began sometime around 2:30 a.m. to 3 a.m., closing the House side of the building.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie showed off his skills with Jimm Fallon on “The Tonight Show” with dance moves ranging from “The ‘Belt Grabber’” to the “The ‘Lawn Mower’.”
Sen. Dean Heller last year added 147 acres to his Smith Valley ranch, expanding the family homestead on which he also grows alfalfa for harvest, according to newly filed Senate documents.
Pres. Obama’s senior adviser told investors and elite political donors in Las Vegas that the White House believes it can get Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform this summer.
Lawmakers holding out thin hope that Congress will resurrect benefits that expired five months ago for long-term jobless workers are heading back to the drawing board. An unemployment bill the Senate passed last month is set to expire on June 1.
Monica Lewinsky has written an article for Vanity Fair in which she states her affair with President Bill Clinton was consensual and that she deeply regrets becoming involved with him.
A state official says the death toll from a tornado that tore through central Arkansas has grown to four people.
The Republican National Committee will make a technical site visit to Las Vegas on Thursday to help determine whether the city will win the right to host the 2016 convention where the GOP will nominate its presidential candidate.
The half-dozen protesters are a part of a nationwide effort with women across the country putting pressure on the GOP to update the law so that the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States might be able to legally live here and perhaps become U.S. citizens.
Sue Lowden would beat Mark Hutchison 46 percent to 32 percent in the GOP primary race for lieutenant governor if the election were held now, according to a poll released Friday that shows both Republicans would defeat Democrat Lucy Flores in the Nov. 4 election.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has been grabbing headlines lately by going on the Senate floor to attack the billionaire Koch brothers, Charles and David, who are generous donors to Republican candidates and causes.
A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist, saying he was rightly held accountable for inaccurate stereotyping.
The president of a prominent Latino advocacy group called President Barack Obama the “deporter in chief,” denouncing the administration’s deportation of nearly 2 million immigrants.
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