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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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Nevada Legislature: The XX Factor

They are more detailed, compassionate and experienced at working as a committee.  They're also more prone to interruptions from family, burdened by personal responsibilities...
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National labor union weighs in on Question 3

Someone new has chimed in on the contentious energy-regulation measure that is Question 3. The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)...
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Amid threats to their industry, sex workers question pushback on rally

Early last month, approximately 150 people donned red outfits and took to the sidewalks in downtown Las Vegas to advocate for the complete decriminalization...
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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...

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