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Cortez Masto talks Trump, plutonium and 2020

WASHINGTON -- Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto isn’t shy about sparring with her GOP colleagues or the Trump administration. The state's former attorney general and...
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SOTU: Trump still pines for wall, Nevada Democrats not impressed

WASHINGTON -- President Trump implored Congress Tuesday to move past political gridlock in favor of bipartisan cooperation before he dug in on the border...
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Here’s who Nevada lawmakers are taking to the State of the Union, and why

Each member of Congress gets at least one ticket for a guest to the president's State of the Union address, and Nevada lawmakers are...
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Trump nominates Bernhardt to Interior

President Trump on Monday announced that he’ll nominate David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next Interior...
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Senate Democrats make strong bid for Clever Bill Title of the Week

U.S. Senate Democrats, including Nevada's Catherine Cortez Masto, announced Monday they have introduced the "Restrictions Against Illegitimate Declarations for Emergency Re-appropriations Act. Or as they...
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Candidate brings discussion of inequality, social justice to LV mayor’s race

Hauling a blue wagon behind him, Minister Vance “Stretch” Sanders strolls up to the steps of Las Vegas City Hall, unloads a portable podium...
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Nevada Democrats continue to push against secret plutonium shipment

Democratic lawmakers sent a joint letter to the Department of Energy seeking additional information on the transport of one-half metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium...
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Nevada ranks ninth nationwide in racial economic disparity, study says

Nevada ranks ninth nationwide in economic racial disparity, according to Prosperity Now, a public policy think tank focused on economic opportunity for low-income families...
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Progressive groups tell lawmakers not to rest on November’s laurels

Democratic control of state government doesn’t automatically ensure progressive policy, Nevada groups said Thursday, so they intend to lobby harder than ever during the...
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Nevada delegation condemns secret shipment of plutonium to state

The U.S Department of Energy has disclosed it shipped a large amount of weapon-grade plutonium to Nevada without the state's knowledge.In November, Nevada filed...

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