After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
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Visiting Las Vegas, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the head of the Democratic National Committee, on Monday defended Senate Majority Harry Reid’s Senate leadership, saying Republicans deserve all the blame for gridlock in Congress.
Sen. Harry Reid on Monday defended the economic impact of renewable energy in Nevada, saying projects have created “thousands and thousands and thousands of jobs” even if many are short-term.
President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”
NAACP Chairwoman Roslyn M. Brock urged convention attendees in Las Vegas on Sunday to take action and vote in the midterm elections.
Nevada Republicans working to win majority control of the state Senate in the Nov. 4 general election will be getting some help from national GOP organizations dedicated to dominating state legislatures across the country.
A potential land swap between Henderson and a developer might help the city avoid political and legal backlash.
Nevada’s state and local government employees are retiring at a much later age than just a decade ago, a trend that will have ramifications for the financial health of the $33.5 billion public pension plan.
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.
The city of Henderson is weighing in on an attempt to remove Mayor Andy Hafen over term limits.
Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura moved Friday to untangle his campaign finance records, filing three amended reports in one afternoon in response to a complaint from a close associate.
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Las Vegas has long been a national convention capital, but it’s now obvious it also has emerged as a great place to stage events with political punch.
Henderson received 28 applications for medical marijuana establishments by the end of business Thursday, the last day of the two-week filing period.
State Sen. Pat Spearman, a gay pastor who sponsored a resolution to amend the Nevada Constitution to allow same-sex marriage, got tired of waiting for the law to change.
The Environmental Protection Agency has hit a snag in consolidating and relocating its research laboratories and offices in Las Vegas.
Republicans chastised the Justice Department on Thursday for failing to share information with Congress about its investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service.
North Las Vegas OK’d a second medical marijuana ordinance Wednesday, unanimously adopting business licensing rules first introduced early this month.
North Las Vegas looks primed to redraw its voting districts for the first time in a decade. City Council members on Wednesday heard plans for a proposed redistricting effort that, if approved, would wrap up just months before a pair of City Council seats go up for grabs in November 2015.
The defeat of a bill that seeks to override the Hobby Lobby ruling was more about theater than about fixing the problem.
A bill that passed the U.S. House on Wednesday contains a message that federal agencies shouldn’t discriminate against Las Vegas or other resort cities when they plan conferences or meetings.
The Las Vegas City Council passed yet another ordinance Wednesday in its struggle to control alcohol abuse on the Fremont Street Experience.
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday created a new salary range for city manager — a range of between $200,000 and $320,000 — then cautiously picked the low end for City Manager Betsy Fretwell.