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Nevada reactions to Nelson Mandela's death
Statements and tweets by Nevada figures on the death of Nelson Mandela: Charles Tshimanga-Kashama, who teaches African cultural history at the University of Nevada, Reno associate professor, said Mandela taught the world a lesson about compassion and forgiveness.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Purse Strings Passed to a Different Sort of Republican
Roby, center, was one of three new conservatives named to the House Appropriations panel Wednesday.
The Las Vegas Sun
Reid confident Congress to pass immigration bill, says Boehner will 'cave in'
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid predicted Tuesday that Congress will pass an overhaul of the nation's immigration system sometime next year.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Senate Introduces Bill To Amend Endangered Species Act
The Bill, authored by Senators Rand Paul , Mike Lee and Dean Heller and by Representative Mark Amodei , seeks to make two fundamental changes to the ESA: to alter the balance of power between states and the federal government, and to provide new property rights to landowners impacted by the ESA.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal
Sin City's bid for next Republican National Convention said to be strong
The head of Las Vegas' effort to win the 2016 Republican National Convention said Monday he's confident the city can meet all bid requirements set by the national party, including the need to raise $55 million to $70 million for the event.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Huffington Post
America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say
The lawmakers who lead the House and Senate intelligence committees both said on Sunday that they believe the United States is less safe from a terror attack than it was two years ago.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Mormons split over same-sex marriage
On November 4, a critical mass of Mormons in the United States Senate-including Republicans Orrin Hatch of Utah and Dean Heller of Nevada -played a critical role in passing the historic Employment Non-Discrimination Act protecting gay and lesbian Americans in the workplace.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Editorial roundup: Fallout over the filibuster change
They squashed the opportunity of the minority party -- currently Republicans -- to filibuster most presidential nominees.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Town Talk
Another View: Reid reluctant but decisive on filibuster
Reid, the Senate majority leader since 2007, is a hard-nosed politician who, for good or evil, pushed through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 despite the Republican Party's pledge not to vote for any health-care proposal that came from President Barack Obama and his administration.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Gold - What Are Investors Afraid Of Now?
On November 14th, 2013 during testimony to the Senate Banking committee, Senator Dean Heller asked Fed vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen if she understood what drove the price of gold up in the market.
The Las Vegas Sun
Iran nuclear deal gets mixed reviews from Nevada delegation
At best, the White House's recent deal to restrain nuclear capabilities in Iran has the cautious support of some Democrats in Nevada's congressional delegation, while Silver State Republicans are ripping it as a softball move that could carry serious consequences.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Adelson faces steep odds in campaign to roll back Internet gambling
Earlier this summer, Sheldon Adelson told those nasty little Internet gaming punks to get off his lawn.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Sexual-assault debate could fizzle out
Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Claire McCaskill's high-profile, nearly yearlong duel over military sexual assault reforms could have an anti-climatic ending - no vote.
Editorial: There's a simple solution for GOP
Whether you agree with his politics or not, you have to appreciate Nevada Sen. Harry Reid's love for the U.S. Senate and his deep regard for its traditions -- even traditions like the filibuster that, to the casual observer, may appear anti-democratic or even silly.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller in Reno: We need to fix, not just repeal Affordable Care Act
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Carson City, is not one of those Republicans who just wants to defund and destroy the Affordable Care Act - on the heels of the new law's shaky start across the nation.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Washoe GOP crowd roars for the 'infamous' Jim Wheeler ... but what does that mean?
The best part of the Washoe County Republican annual dinner Monday was when various GOP candidates stood in line and one by one, introduced themselves to the crowd.
Legislators attack selves
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada and two U.S. House members have sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell demanding a list of proposed national monument designations she is considering recommending to President Obama.
The Las Vegas Sun
Harry Reid ready to go nuclear on Senate filibuster rules
After years of hints, threats and close calls, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid went nuclear on the Senate today, ending the procedural filibuster for all nominations, except proposed Supreme Court Justices, with a simple majority vote.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Washington Post
In the Loop: Lugara s medal and Obamaa s gratitude
President Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former senator Richard Lugar.
Streaming series depicts Nevada U.S senator as a closeted gay Republican
Amazon.com is streaming "Alpha House," a fictional series focusing on the lives of four U.S. senators.