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Nevada Current

Attorney General Sessions, in the Peppermill, with the false choice

"What is the compassionate and right thing to do?" asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Reno Monday, according to the text of his prepared...

Daily Current: So, was it good for you?

Shaky. Cookie. So what do you call someone who returned your campaign contributions, refused to endorse your candidacy, stood shoulder-to-shoulder with his state's governor...

Daily Current: Heller made his bet

Dizzy Dean. This week Dean Heller scrambled to distance himself from Trump's border omnishambles. If, as seems likely, Heller is belittled and demeaned in...
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Guest op-ed: GOP should keep promise, protect patients with pre-existing conditions

A decade ago, I was advocating for Nevada members of Congress to support the Affordable Care Act (ACA). At the time, I was motivated...

Daily Current: Las Vegas braces for visit from angry person

"Trump ends separations" declares the headline atop the Las Vegas newspaper this morning. Of course, families are still separated. And Trump & Co. has...

Daily Current: Heller tells Sessions to stop it

Better late than later. "We therefore ask you to halt implementation of the Department’s zero tolerance policy," wrote a dozen Republican senators Tuesday, including...
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Guest op-ed: Nevada voting rights progress is on the line

For too long, politicians have been putting up barriers to voting and making it harder for people to exercise their constitutional rights.In 2017, Jason...

Daily Current: NV GOP dismayed, but not *that* dismayed

The buck stops...where? Leading the Current this morning, Nevada Republicans are dismayed about the U.S. separating migrant children from their parents and putting the...

Daily Current: Trump in Las Vegas, Laura Bush in the Post

Trump raises money for Heller in Las Vegas Saturday. You can be in the same photograph with Trump for a mere $15,000, and for...
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Guest op-ed: County land bill is a wish list for privatizers

If Donald Trump could write his own proposal for managing public lands in southern Nevada, it might look something like the bill slated to...

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