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Sandoval not undecided in Senate race

Gov. Brian Sandoval objected last year when Sen. Dean Heller, after saying he wouldn't, ended up voting for a Republican bill to repeal Obamacare....
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Despite Trump approval, Heller blames bump stocks on Obama

As Nevadans observe the anniversary of the deadliest shooting in modern-American history, U.S. Sen. Dean Heller is blaming the Obama administration for failing to...
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CNN poll: Gender gap hurts Heller, Laxalt

If Republicans lose top races in Nevada, it will be because of women, a CNN poll released Monday suggests.In the race for U.S. Senate,...
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Daily Current excerpt: Laxalt’s relatives; Laxalt’s youth; Laxalt’s weekend

Occasionally the Undercurrent blog publishes a breezy excerpt from the Daily Current newsletter. The following is adapted from Monday's edition. (Click here to subscribe...
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Congress poised to cut money for parks

Saturday is National Public Lands Day and admission is free to any of the nation's parks. If you've been meaning to enjoy the great outdoors,...
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Rosen one of only 3 Democrats voting for GOP “Tax Scam 2.0”

Democratic Senate candidate and current Rep. Jacky Rosen was one of only three Democrats voting with House Republicans to pass a Republican tax cut...
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Medicaid mental health service gets a reprieve

 Nevada Medicaid will rescind plans to limit mental health services it put in place last month.Facing a $56 million deficit this year, Nevada Medicaid...
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Kavanaugh “100 percent certain,” too

Judge Brett Kavanaugh says he’s 100 percent certain the allegations leveled against him by three women are untrue.  Earlier Thursday, Kavanaugh accuser Dr. Christine...
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The country’s day so far…

Months of well-funded, coordinated efforts to derail the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh failed to do what the words of one woman may...
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Why Republicans, too, would vote against George Washington

Discussing Brett Kavanaugh's embattled nomination to the Supreme Court during a press conference Wednesday, Donald Trump said the following:"If we brought George Washington here,...

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