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13 min ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Washington Memo: Horsford mocks Boehner, Titus gets a VA win and Heller fights NSA spying

As Congress closes down today for a five-week break from legislating, lawmakers have little to show for their work, although late Thursday they approved bills to fund construction for our nation's highways and aid the struggling Veterans Affairs hospitals.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Steven Horsford, Democrat

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Hill

Booker calls on Heller to shave his head

Sen. Cory Booker said Thursday that he wished he and his Republican colleague Sen. Dean Heller had matching haircuts.

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JD Supra

Senate Confirmed Norman Bay, the incumbent FERC Enforcement Chief, as ...

Norman Bay will head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , and to those supporting his appointment, it has been a long time coming.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, Barack Obama, Lisa Murkowski

Nevada Appeal

Saylor historic art a fundraiser for Comstock

Renowned Dayton artist Steven Saylor is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Nevada statehood by painting "Nine Cheers for the Silver State" featuring Gov. Brian Sandoval, U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller, and Mark Amodei, who represents the Northern Nevada congressional district.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steven, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Senator Dean Heller, Dayton, NV, US Governors, Brian Sandoval, Non-Profit

Politico

Next stop for 2016 Dems: Harry Reid's Nevada

At Reid's request, Vice President Joe Biden helped fill the coffers last week of a Nevada Democratic congressional candidate and his state party's political apparatus, a central cog in the Senate majority leader's political machine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Democrat, Nevada, Joe Biden, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

The Washington Post

How many colleges mishandle sexual assault cases -- and what to do about it

Sen. Claire McCaskill , Sen. Dean Heller , Sen. Richard Blumenthal , Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , Sen. Kelly Ayotte , Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Marco Rubio are joined by sexual assault survivors during a news conference on Wednesday about new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college and university campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Kelly Ayotte

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Politico

Dem border strategy: immigration reform

The worst fears of conservatives are being confirmed: Senate Democrats really do seem to want to attach the Gang of Eight immigration reform to a legislation addressing the border crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives

Bradenton.com

Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

Anna, center, a survivor of sexual assault, with her mother Susan, right, joins Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., left, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, to discuss "Campus Accountability and Safety Act" that is before the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Claire McCaskill, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller

Free Republic

Rubio, Colleagues To Unveil Legislation Curbing Sexual Assaults On Campuses

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be among a bipartisan group of senators holding a press conference to announce the introduction of legislation to curb sexual assaults on college and university campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Chuck Grassley

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Bills to convey federal lands to cities see new lifeBills to convey...

Bills to convey federal lands to cities see new life House committee markup session today of omnibus bill includes Lyon city bill proposals.

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Related Topix: Lyon County, NV, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, Yerington, NV, US Senate, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Steven Horsford, Democrat

The Las Vegas Sun

Sen. Heller's views on gun background checks are more complex than you think

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., second from left, accompanied by fellow Senate Republicans, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where they discussed benefits to long-term jobless workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman

Politico

Leahy unveils latest surveillance bill

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy today unveiled an update of his surveillance reform bill, the USA Freedom Act, after weeks of negotiations with the White House and civil liberties groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Patriot Act, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Senator Al Franken

The Las Vegas Sun

As Congress debates VA reform, Rep. Dina Titus spends long nights in committee hearings

Allegations of shoddy treatment and subsequent cover-ups at veterans hospitals in Phoenix and beyond captivated Congress for a week or two this summer before fading from public interest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Sen. Cory Booker, local leaders discuss legislation to support veterans with traumatic brain injuries

Sen. Cory Booker listens to U.S. military veteran Eric Psuty describe his rehabilitation experience following a traumatic brain injury during a visit to Bancroft Brain Injury Rehabilitation in Plainsboro on July 25 2014.

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Related Topix: Cory Booker, Life, Veteran Affairs, Plainsboro, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives

CNN

Opinion: GOP's problem wooing African-American voters

Not just because Bundy turned out to express racist views, but because of what he initially, falsely symbolized for some conservative Republicans: a humble, hard-working rancher who despises federal government overreach.

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Related Topix: US News, African-American, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, University of Virginia, Opinion

The Hill

1:45 on Thursday? Must be time for Senate to head home

Lawmakers have been in a rush all of this election year to get back to their home schedules, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is helping them with the upper chamber's schedule.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Democrat, Senator Rand Paul, Richard Shelby

The Las Vegas Sun

Rep. Mark Amodei's bill shows Nevada needs Congress' OK to do anything with its land

Republican Mark Amodei speaks at a victory party in Reno on Tuesday after defeating Democrat Kate Marshall in a special election for Nevada's 2nd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, US Senate, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dina Titus, Democrat, Representative Steven Horsford

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Beast

Congress's Dysfunction Snares VeteransBy Tim Mak

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree that a pilot program to treat veterans with traumatic brain injuries should be extended.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Vietnam Veterans: Fighting For Care, part 2

On Monday, News 4 brought you Part 1 of the two-part series, Vietnam Veterans: Fighting For Care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Reno, NV, Sparks, NV, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Kos

House highway funding measure dims hope for jobless aid

John Boehner didn't think pension smoothing was an acceptable pay-for for jobless aid.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat, Barack Obama

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