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Laxalt to Southern Nevada: Buzz off

I confess I've never found Nevada's north-south split as fascinating as its most spirited participants seem to think it is.Don't get me wrong. I...
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When Rosen nailed it

After careful consideration, Sen. Dean Heller feels sure he knows why the U.S. is so politically polarized: It's the media's fault."You saw the Kavanaugh...
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Guest op-ed: Making voter registration simpler and more secure

This year voters will consider whether to make voter registration automatic for eligible citizens at the Department of Motor Vehicles, a change that will...
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The civility con

Republicans have finally zeroed in on a winning message for the midterms: Civility won't be restored to public life unless you vote for men...
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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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Shells, sectionals & a sandbox: Laxalt’s half-baked “economic plan”

Things Nevada newcomer Adam Laxalt would like to do if elected governor include but are not limited to:Make Nevada even more of a...
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Nevada turnout is more important than Rosenstein & Mueller

We don’t know if Trump is going to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, or, in the event, if Rosenstein’s replacement will fire special...

Microcommentary: Heller’s “hiccup”

Sen. Sycophant. On a call with Very Important Republicans, Nevada sort of important Republican Dean Heller could not stop gushing about how "great" Donald...
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Nevada can, and should, outlaw this industry

South Dakota is the most recent state to run off its payday loan industry.In 2016, 75 percent of South Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved a...
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Bundy, Hansen, and Lord, oh my

A couple-three observations from the Reno Gazette Journal/Suffolk University poll released Tuesday...Third party candidates are notorious for performing better in polls than in elections....

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