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Column: For Berkley, what might have been

Former Rep. Shelley Berkley says she takes full responsibility for losing her U.S. Senate race to Dean Heller in 2012.

Lots of words, but few answers on background checks

Guns are back in the headlines, with mass shootings at the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., and in Chicago. President Barack Obama is calling for another effort to pass some reasonable gun control legislation.

SEBELIUS: Cowardly and worse

Where have all the Democrats gone?

Constitution compromise shows America at its best

On Sept. 17, 1787 — 226 years ago exactly — our Founding Fathers adopted the original seven articles of the Constitution, hoping and praying their ideas for a republic would endure into a future they could not know or even understand. They relied upon a keen understanding of human nature, reduced to writing timeless principles knowing that time would bring changes and necessary amendments to what they had done.

SEBELIUS: Lawsuit asks: Who really runs Nevada?

Who should get more leeway when writing laws: the Legislature, acting as representatives of the people, or the groups who write and circulate initiatives, which are ultimately voted upon by the people themselves?