Politics + Government

Heller “pleased” with Trump’s “sincere” would/wouldn’t clarification

In Helsinki during his joint press appearance with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump once again doubted the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that...

Senate Democrats introduce bill to unite immigrant families

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto has joined with Democratic colleagues Kamala Harris of California and Jeff Merkley of Oregon as lead sponsors of legislation...
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Nevada Republicans run for cover as Trump plays ball with Putin

UPDATE: Late Monday Dean Heller's office issued a statement to some Nevada news outlets saying the senator trusted "our intelligence community's assessment on Russian...
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Laxalt campaign’s “Shady Steve” website prompts plea from Sisolak’s former girlfriend

UPDATE July 13: Kathleen Vermillion told the Current that her attorney, Dominic Gentile, sent a similar letter several months ago to Steve Sisolak’s primary...
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“Nevadans should have a voice in the process” — unless they shouldn’t

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is very fond of calling on Congress to take swift action on all manner of things. He’s even made a...
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Sisolak: Don’t trust reproductive rights to Laxalt

The fact that abortion rights are codified in Nevada law doesn’t mean citizens should be complacent.  That’s the warning from some Democratic candidates for...
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Kavanaugh nomination presents election opportunity — but for whom?

Candidates know that voter turnout is the key to winning midterm elections.What’s less certain is knowing exactly what will bring people out to the...

But will the 2020 GOP convention mar the Las Vegas image?

 Putting the Vegas brand at risk? Las Vegas and Charlotte are reportedly in the running to host the 2020 Blessed Thanksgiving for The New...
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Guest op-ed: Reminder to progressives – courts matter

As I stood beside the podium, preparing to speak out against the previous day’s Supreme Court decision, which upheld the Trump Administration’s travel ban...
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The shared values of Scott Pruitt and Adam Laxalt

"I can think of no one better to lead this agency," Adam Laxalt wrote when Scott Pruitt was nominated to head the Environmental Protection...

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