Nevada’s next election is a long way off on the calendar, but nearing quickly for politicians planning to run for governor.
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With a new Republican Congress sworn in — and a new president on the way — the thorny issue of government funding for Planned Parenthood is about to hit the top of the legislative agenda.
The view from the top of windswept Blue Diamond Hill is breathtaking — from there, you can see almost the entire Las Vegas Valley and the majestic Red Rock Canyon.
To call 2015’s Assembly Bill 394 controversial would be a gross understatement.
Not long after Donald Trump won the presidency, an online poster said he’d treat the new chief executive with the same deference and respect that greeted President Obama after his election.
In the end, it all came down to money.
Nevada’s newest U.S. senator knows in her head that passing comprehensive immigration reform is a long shot, especially in the dawning Donald Trump era. But that doesn’t mean she’s going to stop fighting.
It’s no secret Democrats and their traditional allies staunchly opposed Education Savings Accounts when they were proposed in 2015.
Thanks to a majority of Nevada voters, recreational marijuana will become legal in the state on Jan. 1.
Remember that time the federal government passed a law saying Nevada’s Yucca Mountain should be the only place to bury the nation’s high-level nuclear waste?
There will never be another Harry Reid.
It’s time for everybody — regardless of political affiliation — to get their minds around a simple idea: Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States at noon on Jan. 20, 2017 in the city of Washington.
It was clear from the start that the 2016 race for U.S. Senate was going to be close.
No matter what else happened in the closing days of Election 2016, you can’t deny the vaunted Harry Reid machine was firing on all cylinders.
The United States of America has elected its 45th president, and his name is Donald J. Trump.
And, finally, our long national nightmare is over.
Hillary Clinton, in what was likely her final visit to Southern Nevada before the Tuesday election, told supporters that she endeavored to be a candidate who gives people someone to vote for, rather than simply collecting votes from people voting against her rival.
What a difference a few months makes!
So now it’s come to revolution?
From the start of the U.S. Senate race between GOP Rep. Joe Heck and former Democratic Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada Republicans have insisted on labeling her “corrupt.”
Remember just a few months ago, when it seemed every road in every direction was under construction at the exact same time, when a daily commute was a punishing slog that took twice as long as it should?
Let’s be clear about something: If Donald J. Trump wins the Nov. 8 election, he’ll be president of the United States.
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