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Amy Tarkanian warns of witches, ISIS, LDS

BY: - October 23, 2018

During a radio interview with KKVV 1060am, “The Gospel Airship,” Amy Tarkanian, wife of third district Republican congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian and former chair of the Nevada Republican Party, raised alarms about witches casting spells at Donald Trump and Brett Kavanaugh. During a discussion on the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, a program participant […]

Early voters voting early, sort of in droves

BY: - October 23, 2018

Roughly as many Nevadans have voted in the first three days of early voting than voted in the first seven days of the last midterm election in 2014. Here is the tally from the secretary of state’s office for the first three days of 2018 (as of early Tuesday morning the SOS office had yet […]

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Obama: “When you vote, good things happen”

BY: and - October 22, 2018

In 2012, when Barack Obama and Mitt Romney were on the ballot, more than a million Nevadans voted in the general election, and Obama won the state. In 2014, when no presidential candidates were on the ballot, roughly half as many Nevadans turned out to vote, and Democrats were crushed. In 2016, Democrats turned out, […]

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FYI the Pink Tax repeal doesn’t repeal the Pink Tax

BY: - October 22, 2018

When Linda Low, the showgirl character in the 1958 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Flower Drum Song, sang “I Enjoy Being a Girl,” she clearly wasn’t considering the premium women pay for the privilege. From razors to haircuts to dry cleaning, merchants assess a higher price, known as the Pink Tax, on products and services consumed […]

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In Fox interview, Laxalt dismisses question about disclosing his arrest

BY: - October 22, 2018

In Sunday interview with Fox News, Republican candidate for governor Adam Laxalt was asked about his arrest for assaulting a police officer as a youth, when Laxalt lived in the Washington D.C. area. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported Friday that the Nevada Bar Association’s director of admissions said Laxalt should have reported the arrest when applying […]

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Winter is coming… and homelessness isn’t going away

BY: - October 22, 2018

Like the summer heat, the winter cold can present life-threatening challenges to those experiencing homelessness. Southern Nevada policymakers have long struggled to effectively address causes of — and solutions to — homelessness. Meanwhile, winter is coming, triggering annual actions by social service organizations, both governmental and non-governmental, to at least try to help people living […]

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Nevada distinctly vulnerable to census citizenship question

BY: - October 19, 2018

A 2020 U.S. Census undercount could have potentially large ripple effects for everything the census determines — from how congressional seats are distributed around the country to where hundreds of billions of federal dollars are spent. And Nevada could be especially at risk. The Commerce Department, at the Justice Department’s request, has approved a question […]

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Questioned about Marsy’s Law, D.A. walks away

BY: - October 18, 2018

The primary backer of a ballot measure supporting victim rights in Nevada and four other states is facing four felony counts of drug trafficking in Clark County. But District Attorney Steve Wolfson, who appears in television ads supporting Marsy’s Law, has delayed filing formal charges against Henry T. Nicholas until November 6, which happens to […]

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Roger Stone to headline Florida fundraiser for Tarkanian

BY: - October 18, 2018

Roger Stone, the former Trump campaign adviser reportedly under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in connection with Stone’s contacts with Wikileaks and Russian hacker Guccifer 2.0, is the featured guest at a fundraiser for 3rd district Republican congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian Oct. 29. ABC News and other outlets reported this week that Mueller is […]

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Mini-commentary: Obama goes where other Democrats don’t

BY: - October 18, 2018

In what will likely be a preview of part of the message he’ll deliver in Las Vegas Monday, Barack Obama has filmed a video that confronts the dirty little secret of midterm elections: Democratic voters don’t show up. It’s not that much of a secret — every casual political junkie knows it. Dean Heller has […]

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Two Nevada Supreme Court seats in contention

BY: - October 18, 2018

Some political races aren’t supposed to get political. Such is the case in contests for the judiciary. But candidates in two races for the Nevada Supreme Court are bucking the trend. It’s been only a year since Las Vegas suffered the most deadly mass shooting in modern-American history.  Litigators are fighting to keep lawsuits filed […]

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Las Vegas City Council crushes 5th graders’ hopes

BY: - October 17, 2018

A fifth-grade class at Garehime Elementary School got a taste of how local government works, or doesn’t, Wednesday when it made a case before the Las Vegas City Council for naming the black-tailed jackrabbit as the official city animal. “I thought this would be noncontroversial and a no-brainer,” said City Councilman Stavros Anthony. “Since I’ve […]