The Democratic National Convention was set to take place over four days in the middle of July. Democratic officials have now confirmed the convention will take place the week of Aug. 17. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Based on exit polls conducted by Edison Media Research, the former vice president was projected as the
winner of the six-state primary day. Michigan was the biggest prize of the day with 125 delegates up for grabs. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The former vice president won 9 states out of the 14 participating in the Super Tuesday primaries.
Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nev., stopped by the Nevada Democratic caucus at Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Joe Biden, Tom Steyer, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren were all in attendance at Wednesday’s picket event organized by Culinary Union Local 226 at the Palms.
Voters were still in line just before 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, as early voting in the Nevada Democratic Party caucuses came to a close. (Shea Johnson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leads the presidential field by a solid margin among likely Democratic caucus-goers heading into Nevada’s four-day early voting period, with with 25 percent of respondents expressing support. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
On Monday, the Assembly and Senate Judiciary Committees held a joint hearing on Assembly Bill 291. It would ban bump stocks and allow local governments to pass additional restrictions on firearms.
Nevada’s students have a major problem. They aren’t very good at reading. In 2017, just 31 percent of fourth graders were proficient at reading according to the National Assessment of Education Progress. The number proficient falls to 28 percent in eighth grade. Read by Three could change that. If a student can’t read at grade level by the end of third grade, he repeats the grade.
The White House is committed to the shutdown fight, but missing out on delivering the State of the Union would pain President Donald Trump. One of Trump’s 2020 challengers, Sen. Kamala Harris, is a flawed presidential candidate. That’s all according to Debra Saunders, the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s White House correspondent.
Harry Reid once risked his life to take on mob bosses. He’s now bragging about having successfully imitated their tactics during his political career.
Every time someone celebrates the number of female elected officials in Nevada, they undercut the transgender movement.
President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remain at an impasse over wall funding as the government shutdown reaches the end of its second week. Trump insists on a physical barrier to secure the Southern border. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said a wall would be “ineffective.”
Nevada Republicans suffered a heavy loss during the 2018 midterm elections to Democrats. Political opinion columnist Victor Joecks goes over what Republicans need to do to win their next election.
Migrant Caravan attempted to cross the U.S. border in a “violent manner” by throwing projectiles at border patrol agents. Columnist Victor Joecks goes over how the mainstream media shows its liberal bias by making the incident a national headline.
Democrats have taken unified control of state government for the first time in decades, and here’s what to expect next legislative session; Victor Joecks gives his take.
Nevada Politics 2018: This midterm election may have long ranging impact to the Nevada Republican party. Bill Dentzer, Review-Journal political reporter discusses how the Trump message may have impacted the outcome. Plus, why did it take so long to release vote totals? Will the state make changes to voting procedures?
In February, the campaign team of Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Jacky Rosen saw a pay bump thanks to the Republican tax plan.
In the Art of the Deal, Donald Trump writes, “Leverage: don’t make deals without it.”
Republicans have plenty of leverage in the stalled negotiations over passing a new version of the
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It’s time for them to quit negotiating with Democrats
and use it.