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July 18, 2018

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Sources: Charlotte poised to host 2020 GOP convention
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina, is poised to host the Republican Party's 2020 presidential nominating convention. The national GOP's site selection committee voted behind closed doors Wednesday to ...
States attacking ACA would suffer most if pre-existing conditions shield gets axed
States attacking ACA would suffer most if pre-existing conditions shield gets axed
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Nine of the 11 states with the highest rates of pre-existing conditions among adults under 65 have signed onto the lawsuit ...
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Most in Nevada’s congressional delegation disagree with Trump on election probe
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
An investigation into whether Russians interfered in the 2016 election has support from Democrats and Republicans alike, contrary to President Donald Trump’s repeated criticism ...
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'Something needs to change': Parkland, Las Vegas survivors bond over gun debate
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Before the group of 15 students, most of whom were part of the Florida massacre in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, made a pair of appearances here, they visited survivors of last year’s shooting massacre on the Las Vegas Strip ...
Analysis: Laxalt a focus of criticism at March for Our Lives event
Analysis: Laxalt a focus of criticism at March for Our Lives event
Monday, July 16, 2018
If the March for Our Lives message resonates in Nevada this fall, the state’s failure to implement universal background checks on gun purchases could cost Adam Laxalt dearly ...
'Disgraceful': Trump blasted by both parties after Putin meeting
'Disgraceful': Trump blasted by both parties after Putin meeting
Monday, July 16, 2018
After declining to endorse U.S. intelligence agencies’ conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump drew condemnation this morning from Republicans and Democrats. Here is a sampling of ...
Powerhouse UNLV debate program is a guiding light for political discourse
Powerhouse UNLV debate program is a guiding light for political discourse
Sunday, July 15, 2018
HIGHER EDUCATION:
Jacob Thompson has transformed UNLV from a startup to a top 10 program that competes against — and has defeated — heavyweights like Harvard ...
Public records provide little clarity about Jacky Rosen's business
Public records provide little clarity about Jacky Rosen's business
Friday, July 13, 2018
Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen speaks often about having built a business as a computer programmer but public records offer little detail about the consulting business she ran ...
White House nominates Nevada U.S. attorney
Friday, July 13, 2018
The chief of staff for state Attorney General Adam Laxalt has been nominated to serve as Nevada’s United States attorney. The White House announced today that ...
Renewable energy ballot measure qualifies for Nevada ballot
Renewable energy ballot measure qualifies for Nevada ballot
Friday, July 13, 2018
Nevada voters will be asked this fall if the state should require renewable energy production to increase faster than the current pace. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske announced that the ...
Analysis: Trump's questionable claims of success
Analysis: Trump's questionable claims of success
Friday, July 13, 2018
Declaring victory over freeloading partners, President Donald Trump claimed he had secured significant new concessions from NATO member nations ...
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If high court reverses Roe v. Wade, 22 states poised to ban abortion
Thursday, July 12, 2018
What would the U.S. look like without Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that legalized abortion nationwide? That’s the question now that President Donald Trump has chosen conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to ...
Report: Embattled Northern Nevada sheriff won't face charges
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
A sheriff in Northern Nevada facing allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct will not face criminal charges. The Reno Gazette Journal reports investigators working under Attorney General Adam Laxalt identified ...
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As Charlotte debates RNC, Nevada GOP chair says, 'I know Vegas could do it better'
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
As a second Charlotte, N.C., council member said he would not support the city hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention, the leader of the Las Vegas bid said that city and state both back bringing the ...
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Protesters: Trump’s Supreme Court pick threatens women’s reproductive rights
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The appointment of President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court could slowly chip away at women’s reproductive rights in Nevada and across the country, a group of protesters and ...
Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Democrats
Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Democrats
Monday, July 9, 2018
After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court, setting up ...