Former House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on Thursday on federal charges, including for lying to the FBI, relating to an alleged effort to hide $3.5 million in payments he was making to a person to conceal past misconduct.
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Republican Jeb Bush, seeking to end a controversy related to his brother’s legacy, said on Thursday that based on information known now, he would not have launched an invasion into Iraq.
Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Wednesday he does not believe that the stalled Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository will end up being the burial site for the country’s nuclear waste.
A “campus carry” bill believed to be dead in the Senate will be amended into another Second Amendment measure on Friday, Assembly Judiciary Chairman Ira Hansen said Wednesday.
Upgraded security for one of the most sensitive laboratories in the federal government’s nuclear weapons complex quadrupled in cost and fell years behind schedule before the Nevada project was put on hold to await a restart, according to an audit made public Wednesday.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks, a measure strongly opposed by the White House.
A major piece of legislation sought by Gov. Brian Sandoval to combat bullying in schools was approved Monday by the state Assembly, but not before some members questioned the need to rush the measure through.
Clark County firefighters would get a 2 percent cost-of-living increase under a proposed collective bargaining agreement with the county.
A move to delay debate on an anti-bullying bill was ignored in the Assembly today was ignored, as a majority voted to approve the bill and send it to the governor’s desk.
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill Wednesday allowing more noncitizens to obtain teaching certificates in Nevada, a move that could help ease a critical teacher shortage in Clark County.
U.S. senators reached a deal on Wednesday to move forward this week with legislation key to the proposed 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, a day after a Democratic rebellion dealt a blow to the White House’s trade agenda.
The Clark County Education Association may change its stance on a controversial bill to break up the Clark County School District, if a package of amendments are incorporated into the measure, the union’s president said Tuesday.
A University of Virginia administrator filed a $7.85 million libel lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine, its parent company and a reporter on Tuesday over a now-debunked story of a gang rape on the U.S. campus.
U.S. Senate Democrats delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama’s trade agenda on Tuesday, blocking debate on a bill that would have smoothed the path for a Pacific trade pact.
At 100 feet wide and nearly 30 feet tall, the city’s latest attempt to promote downtown tourism spans Las Vegas Boulevard at Sahara Avenue. Clark County hates it. The city wants to make it permanent.
The Nevada Senate voted Tuesday replace the state’s presidential caucus with a primary election. But the bill’s fate in the Assembly is uncertain.
The daylong National Clean Energy Summit promotes advances in energy and energy efficiency and has attracted top political and business leaders.
Barack Obama’s presidential library and museum will be built in his hometown of Chicago, the Obama Foundation announced on Tuesday.
The ride-sharing company Uber made a fairly significant mistake in a news release on Monday, forcing it to issue a second, “updated” statement in an attempt to fix the error.
Sensing the chance to land a punch, Democrats last week launched a multi-pronged attack on Rep. Joe Heck and his involvement in a Capitol Hill fight over credit loans to members of the military.
A bill authorizing ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Nevada on Monday was resuscitated for the third time, this time winning passage in the state Senate.
Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison said today he would use his position as Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign chairman for Nevada to influence Rubio’s stance on the Yucca Mountain issue.
The White House is dismissing as “baseless” a controversial report alleging President Barack Obama’s administration lied about the circumstances surrounding the 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden.