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Bill Clinton poses with Bunny Ranch girls
Dennis Hof, the owner of seven legal brothels in Nevada - including the Bunny Ranch just outside of Carson City - caused a tabloid stir recently when two of his Bunny Ranch girls had their pictures taken with former President Bill Clinton during a charity gala in Los Angeles.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Nevada's Dean Heller: Bill will cut VA backlog
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., was among a group of senators who introduced legislation Thursday to reduce the backlog of veterans' disability claims that have clogged many Veterans Affairs regional offices, including the one in Reno.
On Your Side: Sen. Heller pushes for new legislation
Nevada Senator Dean Heller made headlines last year with plans to fix the broken VA system plagued with backlogs and reporting errors.
The Las Vegas Sun
NV Politics: Nevada senators lose fight on military sex assault bill
Nevada's senators ended up on the losing side of a months-long fight to change the way the military prosecutes cases of sexual assault.
Senate unemployment insurance debate returns
A group of deal-seeking Republicans introduced legislation Thursday evening that would extend expired unemployment benefits for five months, serving as a counteroffer to a Democratic bill that revives long-term jobless aid for six months, GOP Senate sources said.
Senators Casey,And Heller Unveil VA Backlog Report, Legislation
Chairs of the VA Backlog Working Group, U.S. Senators Bob Casey and Dean Heller , along with Senators David Vitter , Jon Tester , Martin Heinrich and Senator Jerry Moran , released the 21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery Act, comprehensive legislation designed to reduce the backlog of veterans' disability claims.
Veterans benefits claims backlog: proposed legislation addresses a comprehensive problem
The chronic backlog of veterans benefits claims , which has generated little urgency in recent years, is fast getting the attention of Washington lawmakers.
GOP Trashes Obama For Health Law Fix They Demanded
On Wednesday, the Obama administration announced that health insurance companies can continue offering skimpy policies that don't meet the Affordable Care Act's standards until 2016.
Republican Majority Campaign
The Republican Majority Campaign says it is "dedicated to advocating on behalf of Republican principles such as lower taxes, limited government, and a strong national defense."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Nevada will miss Ed Vogel and Mitch Fox
Nevada journalism is losing two giants of the profession - Ed Vogel of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Mitch Fox of Vegas PBS.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Summing up Democratic lt. governor candidate Lucy Flores: Confident, evasive
When Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, D-Las Vegas, filed for lieutenant governor Tuesday in Carson City, the capital press corps learned two things about her.
President Obama's 2015 Budget Focuses on Boosting Economy
President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $3.9 trillion election-year budget that would funnel money into road building, education and other programs aimed at bolstering the economy and creating jobs.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Senator optimistic for passage of military sex assault bill
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is flanked by Sarah Plummer, left, a Marine Corps veteran and victim of sexual assault, and Kate Weber, right, a veteran who was sexually assaulted during her service in the Army, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.
RGJ Investigates: Reno VA office ranks worst in nation for processing veterans' claims
Since Sgt. Michael Alarcon was discharged from active duty with the Nevada Army National Guard last summer, his life has turned into a purgatory of paperwork and despair.
Erin Kelly: Nevada senators back veterans bill
The Senate last week narrowly failed to pass a $21 billion bill that would have boosted health care, education and job-training benefits for veterans in Nevada and throughout the nation.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Ray Hagar: Nevada's attorney general race is a royal war
The race for Nevada attorney general reminds me of an old English war between royal families.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Las Vegas Review Journal
Fed chief Yellen sees 'long slog' ahead for Nevada recovery
Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve chair, delivers the semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress as she appears before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
Senate blocks Dems' bill boosting vets' benefits
A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation that would have provided $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefits for the nation's veterans.
Dark Money Groups' Failure To Report 2012 Political Activity Raises Questions
Two of the tightest races for U.S. Senate in 2012 were in Nevada and Arizona. Republican candidates eked out wins in both states with help from four so-called "dark money" nonprofits.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Rob Portman blames Harry Reid for impasse on unemployment benefits
Sen. Rob Portman is blaming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for the holdup in extending unemployment benefits for millions of longterm jobless Americans.