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Democrats vote to condemn Trump’s racist remarks toward congresswomen

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House Tuesday voted largely along partisan lines to approve a resolution that condemns President Trump’s “racist comments directed at Members...

President steps up attacks on congressional women of color

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans scrambled on Monday to decide how -- or whether -- to respond to President Trump’s tirade against four freshman Democratic...
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Cortez Masto schools Fed chair on value of a trade education

Nevada U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on Friday challenged the Federal Reserve chairman for perpetuating a “false narrative” that higher education is the only...
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15 presidential candidates to speak at public service workers forum

At least 15 presidential candidates are expected to outline proposals and talk about how their plans could impact public service workers at an Aug....
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Trump says he can pardon himself. Cortez Masto isn’t having that.

Nevada U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto wants to ensure that President Donald Trump can not abuse the power of the presidential pardon.The question of...
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DOE may have sent unapproved radioactive waste to NV for years

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include comment from the Department of Energy.Unapproved low-level radioactive waste was shipped to Nevada over the...
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Former state treasurer wants to challenge Susie Lee

Former Nevada state Treasurer Dan Schwartz is running for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional district, a seat held by Democratic Rep. Susie Lee, according to the...
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Ford joins coalition opposing HUD rule to evict undocumented immigrants

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford joined a coalition of 23 states opposing a proposed rule by the Trump administration that could displace more than...

Nevada caucus members will be able to vote by phone

Democrats in Nevada will be able to vote in the party's 2020 presidential caucus via phone, according to details unveiled by the Nevada State Democratic...
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Fatal accidents involving multiple substances up in Nevada

The number of marijuana-related traffic fatalities in Nevada dropped last year, the first full year of legal recreational sales in the state. Alcohol-related traffic...


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