Politics + Government

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Candidates schedule events around SEIU/CAP forum

BY: - April 22, 2019

Democratic presidential candidates scheduled to attend a forum held by SEIU and the Center for American Progress in Las Vegas Saturday, have announced other appearances while in Nevada later this week. Warren will be at Bonanza High School in Las Vegas at 5 p.m. Saturday O’Rourke will visit Carson City and Reno Thursday. At 11:30 […]

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Sorry, Democrats, but you have to put impeachment back on the table

BY: - April 19, 2019

Steny Hoyer, the second-highest ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, may have best summed up the reaction to the Mueller report from the party’s ostensible grownups. “Based on what we have seen to date, going forward on impeachment is not worthwhile at this point,” Hoyer told CNN Thursday. “Very frankly, there is an […]

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Report reaction: Cortez Masto ignores Trump’s behavior; Titus unloads on it

BY: - April 18, 2019

Nevadans on Capitol Hill are expressing diverse reactions to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto wants to know what President Donald Trump intends to do about Russian interference in American elections, but was silent on the report’s findings on Trump’s behavior.   In a statement released by her office, Cortez Masto […]

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Nevada’s presidential dance card filling up in April

BY: - April 17, 2019

The candidates are coming! The candidates are coming! At least some of them are. As more and more people throw their hats into the ring to become the Democratic presidential nominee, Nevadans are seeing increased campaign stops from the hopefuls. Visiting Las Vegas for the first time since announcing, Andrew Yang, the entrepreneur founder of […]

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Nevada Assembly approves bill to bypass Electoral College

BY: - April 16, 2019

A bill that could help fundamentally alter how the country elects the president passed through the Assembly Tuesday, but it’ll need to be approved by the Senate and signed by the governor before becoming law. The bill, Assembly Bill 186, titled “National Popular Vote Compact,” would add Nevada to an agreement between a growing number […]

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LV Council candidates report contributions, expenses

BY: - April 15, 2019

Monday was the deadline for municipal election candidates to file contribution and expense reports. Mayor Carolyn Goodman raised $505,570 and spent $225,474 during the three-month reporting period.  Goodman also raised $111,000 during 2018. The term-limited mayor, who won election in the primary, has $467,000 in reserves.  Ward 1 candidate David Marlon, who came in third […]

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Booker to rack up frequent flyer miles in Nevada this week

BY: - April 15, 2019

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is scheduled to return to Nevada for his second visit following his presidential campaign launch in February.  Booker is starting his trip in Clark County Thursday to host a meet in greet at UNLV. Then, he will journey up north to host events in Douglas County and Washoe County on Friday. […]

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Warren vows to stop new oil & gas leasing on public lands

BY: - April 15, 2019

Elizabeth Warren says if elected president, on her first day in office she will sign an executive order prohibiting new leases for oil & gas drilling on public lands. The Trump administration has dramatically increased oil and gas leasing, including in Nevada. Reversing that policy is one of the highlights of a public lands proposal […]

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Reid: “Speak out against hate. Don’t let it go.”

BY: - April 12, 2019

“I’ve been involved in political life in Nevada since 1963,” Harry Reid told an audience gathered for a discussion of anti-Semitism Thursday at UNLV, noting he crisscrossed the country during his time in a variety of offices, including Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate. “Never in all my travels did I hear a single slur […]

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Conservative group puts Rosen, Cortez Masto among “Coalition of the Radical Left”

BY: - April 11, 2019

The American Conservative Union Foundation released its annual ratings for members of Congress which ranks lawmakers “based upon their commitment to conservative principles.” Rankings reflect lawmakers voting records on a wide range of bills including adherence to conservative fiscal and economic policy, as well as conservative social, cultural, and national security policies. This session’s scorecard […]

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Judge: Son of former NV governor “fraudulently concealed information” from lenders

BY: - April 9, 2019

Hard money lender Jeff Guinn, the son of former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, “fraudulently concealed information” when he valued four loans brokered by his former company, Aspen Financial,  but did not engage in “overarching fraud” on more than 20 loans at issue in a lawsuit filed against Guinn. Two and a half years after the […]

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Buttigieg touts youth as a strength in first Las Vegas campaign visit

BY: - April 9, 2019

Walking through Veterans Village, a nonprofit that works with those experiencing homelessness, Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was greeted by Doug Miller, another former South Bend native who is currently a resident of the organization. The two shook hands and Buttigieg informed Miller that we he was running for president — Buttigieg, […]