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Roberson: Nevada Democratic leaders incompetent

In a blunt swipe at the opposition, state Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson contends Republicans deserve to win majority rule of the upper house in the Nov. 4 election because Democratic leaders are “incompetent,” which they showed during a special session to approve a deal for Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Northern Nevada.

Reid, Heller split on Syria strategy

Nevada’s U.S. senators split Thursday on backing Syrian rebels with arms and training, offering starkly different views as to whether the plan that cleared both houses of Congress might work to repel violent Islamic jihadists in the Middle East.

Democrats file ‘blackout’ complaint against Hardy

The Nevada State Democratic Party on Thursday filed a complaint with the secretary of state’s office against Assemblyman Cresent Hardy for sending out a fundraising invitation for a Sept. 24 event, which would violate a “blackout” period barring incumbent candidates from raising money within 15 days following a special session of the Nevada Legislature.