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OCT
2016

Another day, another Question 1 ad in Nevada (VIDEO)

by Christen Smith Nevadans for Background Checks — the state surrogate for former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s arsenal of gun control groups — released a new commercial Tuesday urging voters to support Question 1 in November. “The law requires criminal background...
11
OCT
2016

Nevada Senate votes to help fund proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas

CARSON CITY, Nev. — A plan to put $750 million in public funds toward an NFL stadium in Las Vegas has passed the first of two major votes in the Nevada Legislature, with lawmakers saying they understood their votes might draw criticism but they want to bring more jobs to a...
08
OCT
2016

Battle over background checks in Nevada heads toward Nov. 8

By KEN RITTER – Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – Both sides in a battle over a ballot measure to tighten gun background checks in Nevada say too many criminals have weapons. They disagree as they attempt to sway voters ahead of the Nov. 8 vote on whether a proposed...
07
OCT
2016

Background check ballot question fires up debate

by Heidi Kyser For its second televised roundtable discussion of questions on the Nevada ballot this November, Vegas PBS focused on No. 1, pertaining to background checks for gun purchses: Shall Chapter 202 of the Nevada Revised Statues be amended to prohibit, except in certain...
21
JUN
2016

Krasner wins Assembly District 26

By: Seth A. Richardson Lisa Krasner reigned supreme in the race for Assembly District 26, according to unofficial results from the Washoe County Registrar’s office. With all precincts reporting, Krasner bested Jason Guinasso in the race for outgoing Assemblyman Randy...
11
MAY
2016

After Loss, Cruz Works to Keep Supporters Engaged

by Patrick Svitek May 9, 2016: Ted Cruz is not done with the Republican presidential race yet. The Texas senator may have dropped out of the race last week, but he is working to ensure his supporters stay engaged through the Republican National Convention, where presumptive...
22
FEB
2016

In Uncertain Nevada Contest, Cruz Tests Message for West

Feb. 21, 2016: by Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune: With the South Carolina primary — and a disappointing third-place finish — behind him, Ted Cruz’s campaign is turning west, providing a brief respite from the increasingly high-stakes South and an opportunity to test out a...
21
AUG
2015

Retiring Reid Will Loom Large in Nev. Senate Race

REAL CLEAR POLITICS, By James Arkin- When Nevadans vote next year for their U.S. senator, Harry Reid’s name won’t appear on the ballot for the first time in three decades. But even though the powerful and polarizing Senate minority leader is retiring, that doesn’t mean he won’t...
19
AUG
2015

What Is the Matter With Nevada?

August 19, 2015 LAS VEGAS—Candidates make fewer trips here. Pollsters don’t poll here. And the state has no iconic cattle-call event like the Iowa State Fair to draw presidential hopefuls in droves and to drive national headlines. So what’s the matter with Nevada? It...
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