Danny Tarkanian has raised nearly $350,000 in his first fundraising quarter in a bid for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.
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The feds call it "environmental justice." Western Shoshones say it's really "environmental racism."
If you haven't heard Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump brag about the vastness of his wealth lately, wait five minutes and he'll remind you.
John Boehner, the Ohio Republican who steered his party to an overwhelming House majority in 2010, said in a news conference Friday afternoon he had decided only that morning to announce his plans to resign from Congress.
A county clerk in Kentucky who was briefly jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples said on Friday that she and her family have switched to the Republican Party because the Democrats no longer represented them.
Pope Francis beseeched Americans to end hostility toward immigrants in a historic speech before the U.S. Congress on Thursday, weighing in forcefully on a divisive issue that is stirring debate in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas was dealt a big victory this week when it was chosen to host the final presidential debate before next year's general election, an effort aimed at thrusting UNLV into the national spotlight as it strives to become a better-recognized research institution.
Sen. Harry Reid is donating his official and personal papers to the University of Nevada, Reno, a trove of almost 35 years of documents and electronic files a school official says will provide treasure for researchers seeking to understand the powerful Nevadan and his role in recent U.S. history.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed an agreement with other governors and state officials in China to promote renewable resources and clean energy technologies.
Democrats in the U.S. Senate, joined by some Republicans, on Thursday blocked an effort denying federal funds for the women's healthcare group Planned Parenthood in a move that could help avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1.
In an interview with Lena Dunham, the presidential contender said she's "puzzled" by women who refuse to identify as feminists, although they fit the definition and support gender equality.
House Democrats are fed up with the Republican divisions stalling action on a spending bill and may not be in the mood to help House Speaker John Boehner avoid another government shutdown.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas will host the final presidential debate before next year's election, boosting the city's growing influence in a race that already has brought a long succession of candidates to Southern Nevada.
Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday he has appointed Paul Thomsen as chairman of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission beginning Oct. 1.
Donald Trump has reignited his war with Fox News. "Fox News has been treating me very unfairly & I have therefore decided that I won't be doing any more Fox shows for the foreseeable future," he wrote on Twitter.
Hillary Clinton is at pains to convince Americans that she is a real person.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who has long avoided a firm position on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, broke her silence on Tuesday and said she opposed it.
James D. Santini, a champion of mining and tourism who represented Nevada in Congress as the state was embarking on a run of unprecedented growth in the mid- to late 1970s, passed away Tuesday. He was 78.
Former President Jimmy Carter called for greater cooperation between the U.S. and China ahead of President Xi Jinping's visit this week, saying the two countries could play major roles in solving some of the world's major conflicts.
When Brian Williams makes his return to television on Tuesday, one person who probably won't be cheering is the current frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination.
Senator Harry Reid on Monday blasted Ben Carson after the GOP presidential candidate said a Muslim could not be president, calling the comments, "vile, hateful rhetoric."
Ben Carson said Tuesday that despite comments he made over the weekend to the contrary, he has been clear that he does not believe Muslims should be prevented from becoming president.
On Monday, the GOP frontrunner loudly complained about Fox's coverage of his campaign and tweeted advice to the conservative cable news channel's 8 p.m. host Bill O'Reilly.