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  • Nevada GOP Rep. Joe Heck running for Reid's US Senate seat story has photos
    Updated: Jul-06-15 8:26 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Joe Heck, the newly announced Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Nevada, on Monday criticized Donald Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants, saying entire ethnic groups can't be stereotyped.

  • Republican enters race for open Las Vegas congressional seat 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 12:30 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Former Nevada congressional candidate Dr. Annette Teijeiro says she's planning on running for an open Las Vegas congressional seat.

  • Nevada Democrats brace for life after Reid's retirement 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 1:26 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Local and state officials gathered near Hoover Dam in April to celebrate the groundbreaking of a highway bypass that might ultimately become part of an interstate connecting Las Vegas with Phoenix.

  • Utah businessman accused of fraud rejects plea deal 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 3:58 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Businessman Jeremy Johnson, a key witness in the criminal cases against two former Utah attorneys general, rejected a plea deal Tuesday that federal prosecutors offered in a wide-ranging fraud case.

  • McConnell: New trade deal triumph despite partisan divide 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 4:44 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The brief alliance of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with President Barack Obama to pass trade legislation last week marked a triumph amid divided government, McConnell said Monday, and he offered to work together across partisan lines to shore up Medicare and Social Security for future generations.

  • Feds defend request for special housing during Burning Man 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 9:41 am

    RENO, Nevada - Federal Bureau of Land Management officials are defending their request for special housing accommodations during the annual Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada, disputing comments by Sen. Harry Reid and others that the plans are unnecessary and extravagant.

  • Feds defend request for special housing during Burning Man 
    Updated: Jun-28-15 10:34 pm

    RENO, Nevada - Federal Bureau of Land Management officials are defending their request for special housing accommodations during the annual Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada, disputing comments by Sen. Harry Reid and others that the plans are unnecessary and extravagant.

  • Burning Man pushes back on upgraded amenities for officials 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 6:38 pm

    RENO, Nevada - Burning Man festival organizers are pushing back after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management requested upgraded accommodations for its officials at this year's event in the Nevada desert.

  • Nevada activists celebrate court's same-sex marriage ruling 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 6:04 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Thomas Topovski first heard that the U.S. Supreme Court declared a constitutional right to same-sex marriage on a talk radio show during his morning commute.

  • Prosecutors: Feds interfere with Utah attorneys general case 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 8:41 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Two state prosecutors said their federal counterparts are interfering in criminal cases against two former Utah attorneys general by pursuing an illegal campaign contribution case against a key witness.

  • Contours of Obama's legacy form with help of unlikely allies 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 5:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - Long past the prime of his presidency, Barack Obama is defying the lame-duck label and solidifying the contours of his legacy with the help of unlikely allies in Congress and the Supreme Court.

  • Supreme Court health care ruling splits Nevada politics 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 4:14 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - The Supreme Court's decision to uphold subsidies for people purchasing health care through the federal exchange split Nevada's congressional delegation along party lines Thursday.

  • The Latest: Obama says health law is 'here to stay' story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 11:50 am

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. (All times Eastern)

  • Reid calls on UNLV to look into changing 'rebel' mascot 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 8:14 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Sen. Harry Reid says Nevada higher education officials should look at changing the Confederate-themed mascot at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

  • A look at calls to remove Confederate symbols across South story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 6:25 pm

    Following a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across the country is calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.

  • Vets fight to add names of 74 sailors to Vietnam Memorial 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 11:49 am

    ALBANY, New York - Stephen Kraus was standing night watch above the pilot house of the USS Frank E. Evans when he spotted the towering outline of the Australian aircraft carrier bearing down on the American destroyer. The 22-year-old sailor from California dashed off to signal a warning, but it was too late.

  • FEC sues Utah businessman over donations to 2 US senators 
    Updated: Jun-20-15 7:33 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - The Federal Election Commission is suing a Utah businessman, saying he made $170,000 in illegal campaign contributions to U.S. Sens. Harry Reid of Nevada and Mike Lee of Utah and former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff in 2009 and 2010.

  • Veteran Associated Press reporter, editor Laura Myers dies story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 10:44 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Laura Myers, a veteran Associated Press reporter and editor who led the news cooperative's coverage of foreign affairs as the country reeled from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and spent the past five years covering politics for Nevada's largest newspaper, died Friday.

  • Senate passes $612 billion defense policy bill 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 4:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - Over White House objections, the Senate on Thursday passed a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

  • Billionaire who shaped Las Vegas led life behind scenes story has photos
    Updated: Jun-16-15 9:31 pm

    LAS VEGAS - The monolithic hotel casinos that billionaire Kirk Kerkorian built on the sparkling Las Vegas Strip spoke for themselves.

  • Kirk Kerkorian, billionaire and Las Vegas casino mogul, dies 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 3:33 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, an eighth-grade dropout who built Las Vegas' biggest hotels, tried to take over Chrysler and bought and sold MGM at a profit three times, has died. He was 98.

  • GOP Las Vegas councilman Bob Beers drops bid for US Senate 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 3:09 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers says he's dropping his long-shot bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Harry Reid.

  • Congress has gone loco over war-fighting account 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 3:38 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congress has gone loco over OCO, America's war-fighting spending account.

  • A look at Nevada's potential US Senate candidates story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 8:13 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - After Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Tuesday that he wouldn't seek the Senate seat soon to be vacated by Democratic Sen. Harry Reid, the race is starting to come into sharper focus.

  • Nevada Lt. Gov. Hutchison won't run for Reid's Senate seat 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 5:14 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison is ruling himself out of the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Harry Reid.