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Horsford, DCCC to unleash $1 million TV ads

In his first television advertisement, scheduled to begin airing Wednesday, Steven Horsford unloads on congressional Republicans for giving tax breaks to "billionaires and big...
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Booker endorses Ford

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker endorsed fellow Democrat Aaron Ford for Nevada Attorney General, the only AG candidate Booker has endorsed so far this year. “Whether...
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A day without the ACA…

Opponents to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court are genuinely, and not unreasonably, concerned that the court could ultimately overturn the Affordable Care...
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Nevada teachers’ union opposes Question 3

The teachers unions around here can't agree on anything. Thursday, the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA) announced that it opposes Question 3, known as the...

Laxalt contributor invoked KKK in effort to dismantle public schools

Nevada Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt received $10,000 in campaign contributions from a Missouri billionaire who advocates for dismantling the public school...
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Workers caring for Americans don’t earn enough to care for families

Helping elderly and disabled Americans retain their independence and avoid nursing home care is getting more challenging, thanks to the low-pay and unpredictable working...
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LV metro area job growth is nation’s 2nd highest; wage growth isn’t

From July 2017 to July 2018, employment in the Las Vegas metro area grew 3.9 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment...
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Workers to speak with Gaming Control Board on sexual harassment

A former casino worker at The D Casino in Downtown Las Vegas, Xstal Campbell, alleges she was fired from her job after she submitted...
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Trump rule could test Laxalt’s commitment to sex assault victims

Nevada gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt is refusing to say whether he supports a Trump administration effort to expand the sale of short term insurance...
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Whose endorsement is it anyway?

In a battle of endorsements, clean energy groups weigh in on upcoming ballot measures.  In a joint statement, Solar Energy Industries Association and the Vote...

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