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April 21, 2018

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Sandoval orders flags at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered U.S. and state flags to be flown at half-staff at the Capitol and other public buildings until sunset Saturday in honor of ...
Judge: Recall bid for Nevada Democratic state senators fails
Judge: Recall bid for Nevada Democratic state senators fails
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Republican-backed efforts to recall two Democratic state senators have failed and no recall elections will be held, a Nevada judge declared today. Judge Jerry Wiese said in a court hearing in ...
Some Republican lawmakers, once critical of marijuana, now think highly of it. Here's why
Some Republican lawmakers, once critical of marijuana, now think highly of it. Here's why
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
States that have passed laws legalizing recreational marijuana in recent years appear to have found some new, unexpected supporters: Republican politicians. Since voters began to ...
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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The snowy-haired Mrs. Bush was one of only two first ladies who was also the mother of a president. The other was ...
Q&A: Expert describes why Congress is ‘broken’
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
As shown by dismal approval ratings — an anemic 15 percent in the most recent Gallup poll — Americans have a low opinion of Congress. That disdain is justified, says Molly Reynolds. Reynolds, a Brookings Institution expert on ...
Nevada reports show Rosen outraised Heller in recent months
Nevada reports show Rosen outraised Heller in recent months
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Democrat Jacky Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller in recent months, closing in on the GOP incumbent considered one of ...
GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census
Sunday, April 15, 2018
A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down ...
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Comey speculates Russians may have damaging info on Trump
Sunday, April 15, 2018
In his scathing appraisal of the man who fired him as FBI chief, James Comey cited "some evidence of obstruction of justice" in President Donald Trump's actions and speculated that Russians might ...
‘Mission Accomplished!’ But what is the mission in Syria?
‘Mission Accomplished!’ But what is the mission in Syria?
Sunday, April 15, 2018
News Analysis:
For most of Trump’s presidency, it has been to defeat the Islamic State and then get out. But what Trump outlined in his televised speech to the nation Friday night was something more ...
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GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority
Sunday, April 15, 2018
The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party's House majority ...
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Amodei rips Senate for cutting sexual harassment reforms from bill
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Nevada 2nd Congressional District Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Carson City, was highly critical of the Senate for cutting part of the omnibus spending bill last month that would have barred lawmakers from ...
Trump: US, allies strike Syria to stop chemical weapons
Trump: US, allies strike Syria to stop chemical weapons
Friday, April 13, 2018
Loud explosions rocked Syria's capital and filled the sky with heavy smoke early Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in ...
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Gov. candidate Schwartz: Eliminate tax money for Raiders stadium
Friday, April 13, 2018
State Treasurer Dan Schwartz, a Republican candidate for governor, said Wednesday that if elected, he would try to eliminate $750 million in Clark County hotel room-tax revenue earmarked to help pay for ...
Gun rights supporters to rally at Nevada statehouse Saturday
Thursday, April 12, 2018
National organizers are encouraging gun rights supporters to rally at Nevada's Capitol on Saturday as part of ...
Reno adds more strip club restrictions to priorities list
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Reno officials are pursuing additional restrictions on adult businesses in their effort to create ordinances that would force downtown ...
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What are political parties doing about sexual harassment within their ranks?
Thursday, April 12, 2018
More than a half-dozen members of Congress resigned or announced retirement in 2017 after they were accused of various forms of harassment. The wave of accusations hit Republicans and Democrats alike.