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Nevada Judge Rejects Trump Campaign Request Over Early Voting

The Trump campaign also had asked for information about poll workers on duty at the market. “Have you watched Twitter? Do you watch any cable news shows? People can get information and harass them,” the judge said.

November 8, 2016
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Gun Control Measures Expected To Win In Four States

Gun control-related ballot measures in four states are expected to pass on Tuesday, opinion polls show, after gun safety advocates poured a massive amount of money into backing the initiatives.

November 8, 2016
Latino voters overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton

Jump In Florida, Nevada Early Voting Could Reap Latino Gains For Clinton

In Florida, the Clinton campaign estimates early Latino voting is up 139 percent, or more than twice as much, compared to 2012. Will early voting give the Clinton campaign an edge going into Election Day?

November 7, 2016
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Democrats Sue Trump For Alleged Voter Intimidation In Four States

In lawsuits filed in federal courts in Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona and Ohio, Democrats argued that Trump and Republican Party officials were mounting a “campaign of vigilante voter intimidation” that violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act and an 1871 law aimed at the Ku Klux Klan.

October 31, 2016
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Sanders Campaigns Against The Democrats

As the primaries come to a close, Bernie Sanders has upped the ante in his fight against the Democratic establishment, leading many Democrats to worry about party unity going into the general election.

May 23, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to a large crowd of supporters in Carson, California, U.S., May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Sanders Insistent: Hubbub In Nevada Was The Party’s Fault

Sanders and his supporters allege that they were treated unfairly at the convention by party leadership, citing concerns that Roberta Lange, the chair of the Nevada Democratic Party, deemed 58 of Sanders’ delegates ineligible without allowing them to offer a chance to respond to the convention’s delegate credentials committee.

May 19, 2016
A Sanders supporter holds up a campaign sign after police and hotel security were brought in to break up the Nevada Democratic convention in Las Vegas early Sunday. Griffin de Luce via Medium user Yvonne C. Claes.

Sanders Issues Defiant Statement On Tumultuous Nevada Convention

Following a rowdy Nevada state Democratic convention on Saturday, in which supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders shouted down state chair Roberta Lange and a variety of other speakers including California Sen. Barbara Boxer, Bernie Sanders issued a statement that blamed Nevada Democratic officials for skewing the convention against his campaign.

May 17, 2016
A Sanders supporter holds up a campaign sign after police and hotel security were brought in to break up the Nevada Democratic convention in Las Vegas early Sunday. Griffin de Luce via Medium user Yvonne C. Claes.

What The Heck Happened At Nevada’s Democratic Convention On Saturday?

You may have heard the news out of Saturday’s Nevada Democratic Convention, which ran late into the night on Saturday and was punctuated by booing from the crowd, pleas for calm from the stage, and a “minority report” on what should constitute an eligible delegate.

May 16, 2016
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Panama Papers Reveal Scandalous Hypocrisy

America’s conniving richies don’t have to go to Panama to set up an offshore flim flam — they have the convenience of hiding their money and wrongdoings in secret accounts created right here in states like Delaware and Nevada.

April 20, 2016
People wait to vote in the U.S. presidential primary election outside a polling site in Glendale, Arizona March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Trump, Clinton Win Arizona On Big Night In The West

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump swept to victory in Arizona on Tuesday but rival Ted Cruz showed some fight with a win in Utah that gave hope to establishment Republicans who fear Trump would lead the party to ruin in the presidential election. On the Democratic side, favorite Hillary Clinton routed challenger […]

March 23, 2016
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump brings up a Latino member of the audience as he speaks during a campaign event in Tucson, Arizona March 19, 2016. REUTERS/Sam Mircovich

Donald Trump Mobilizes Hispanic Voters… Against Donald Trump

Trump’s brand of anti-immigrant xenophobia cuts both ways. Turnout among white voters may increase, but they’re far outnumbered.

March 23, 2016

Obama Weighs Republican Nevada Governor For Supreme Court

Brian Sandoval, a 52-year-old Mexican-American, is considered a moderate Republican, particularly on social issues.

February 24, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump gives thumbs up to caucus goers as he visits a Nevada Republican caucus site at Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, Nevada

Trump’s Third Straight Win Has Rivals Looking For Answers

The businessman inched closer to the nomination after easily outdistancing his rivals in the Nevada caucuses Tuesday.

February 24, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters after rival candidate Hillary Clinton was projected as the winner in the Nevada Democratic caucuses as he appears at a rally in Henderson

After Nevada, Sanders Faces Struggle To Broaden Appeal

If the Vermont senator cannot quickly find a way to broaden his appeal to minorities and union members, last week’s 22-point rout of Clinton in New Hampshire could prove to be his campaign highlight.

February 21, 2016
File photo of Hillary Clinton arriving at the NALEO conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Nevada Democratic Caucuses Are More Uncertain Than Ever

One thing is clear: Karl Rove wants Bernie Sanders to be the Democratic nominee.

February 16, 2016
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Nevada Republicans Are Trying To Mobilize New Voters After Pursuing Voter Suppression Laws

Nevada Republicans — like Republican legislatures across the country — tried to solve a problem that doesn’t exist: there were only two cases of voter fraud in Nevada in 2014.

February 16, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets members of the culinary workers union local 226.

Powerful Nevada Union Will Not Endorse In Democratic Primary

Nevada’s largest labor organization, the powerful Culinary Union, will not offer an endorsement before the state’s Democratic caucuses next month, a reversal from 2008, when a bitter fight emerged over its backing.

January 20, 2016

Cruz And Rubio Engage In Battle For Nevada Mormons

Deep divisions among Nevada Republicans over a $1 billion tax increase pushed by the state’s Republican governor are helping to shape the battle between Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas to win this state’s presidential caucuses — the first nominating contest in the West.

January 2, 2016

Republican Donor Adelson Says Met ‘Charming’ Candidate Trump, Discussed Israel

“We like a lot of the candidates, some more than the others,” the gambling tycoon, also expected to be the GOP’s biggest donor in 2016, told reporters.

December 18, 2015

Exploring One Of America’s Newest National Parks

One of America’s newest national parks was around here… somewhere.

November 18, 2015

States Rush To Regulate Drones Ahead Of Federal Guidelines

In the absence of federal regulations, states are eager to pass their own policies on drones.

September 15, 2015

First Democratic Presidential Debate October 13, Nevada

Clinton’s opponents have complained that six debates are not enough to allow them to shine against the former secretary of state who has dominated media coverage so far in the Democratic race.

August 6, 2015
Maine has had less than 3 percent growth since 2010. LL Bean is the flagship retailer of the state. Photo: StormFall via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/vjDLK

Which States Have The Most Job Growth Since The Recession?

Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.

May 27, 2015

Nevada Brothel Lobbyist Put Friendly Face On Often-Reviled Industry

Flint is Carson City’s oldest working political advocate, toiling on behalf of the world’s oldest profession — the lone brothel lobbyist in the only state to sanction legal prostitution.

May 10, 2015

Newspaper Where Mark Twain Made His Name Is Back In Business

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you do read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.”

April 7, 2015