An amendment backed by Nevada Democrats that would have stripped money for the proposed Yucca Mountain project from a spending bill for the Department of Energy died in the House on Thursday.
One candidate has been charged with theft and wiretapping. Another was convicted of domestic battery and accused of waving a gun while drunk. One was an Army deserter.
More and more women around the country are running for office — and winning. They have been spurred into action for myriad reasons, including resistance to the presidential administration, the “Me Too” movement, and frustration with the status quo.
House Republicans struggled Thursday to find consensus on the future of undocumented immigrants who were illegally brought into the country, but House Speaker Paul Ryan still vowed to bring legislation to the floor for a vote before the midterm election.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval joined a group of four bipartisan governors in signing a letter Thursday asking for federal support for state- and local-level initiatives to address the nationwide opioid crisis.