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  1. Thad Cochran's memory flub: GOP senator has no idea if...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Salon

    With Loretta Lynch's confirmation vote to succeed outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder poised to go down to the wire, her fate could hinge on a Republican senator who has no idea whether he's met with her since President Obama nominated her in November. As the New York Times' Jonathan Weisman and Jennifer Steinhauer note today , Lynch's nomination has encountered opposition from all but a handful of Republican senators, with many GOP opponents citing her support for the legality of President Obama's executives actions on immigration.

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  2. Read in: Recess Reading EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The baton will pass from one Democratic leader to another in 2017, when Harry Reid clears out his desk on the Senate floor. Sen. Chuck Schumer , the heir apparent who locked down the votes necessary on Friday, isn't the only person who benefits from Reid's departure.

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  3. The LEADS Act and cloud computingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    Bipartisan legislation, introduced last month in the House and Senate, promises to reform and update the antiquated Electronic Communications Privacy Act and in the process push back against the practice by agencies of government to gain access to personal data stored on U.S. corporation servers abroad. The legislation, called the LEADS Act, is co-sponsored in the Senate by Sens. Orrin Hatch , Chris Coons and Dean Heller , and in the House by Reps.

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  4. More I-11 groundwork laid to link north and southRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    Nevada and Arizona lawmakers laid more groundwork last week for a new highway to link their states to points north and south.The two states in 2012 added a provision to a major transportation bill that would allow federal funding to upgrade U.S. Highway 93 between Las Vegas and Phoenix to expressway standards and thus become a new Interstate 11.The latest effort is a bill, the Intermountain West Corridor Development Act of 2015, that would extend that designation north from Las Vegas to Interstate 80 outside Reno, and south from Phoenix to the Mexico border.Expect to see the bill added as an amendment when Congress writes an updated federal highway bill in the next few months, officials said.

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  5. Sun editorial: Congressmen's willingness to cash in on Yucca Mountain endangers NevadansRead the original story

    Sunday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Two of our congressmen, who are the least experienced in our Capitol Hill delegation, have much to learn when it comes to watching out for the safety, welfare and economic security of Nevadans. Cresent Hardy and Mark Amodei, a pair of Republicans, say they'd want Nevada to cash in on the opening of Yucca Mountain as the final resting place for highly radioactive nuclear waste if experts are convinced it would be safe.

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  6. Republicans and Democrats Mull Over Reid's ReplacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Caller

    Democrats as well as Republicans are already jockeying to see who will replace Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, who is retiring at the end of next year. Reid wants Nevada's former Democratic Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto to replace him, telling an interviewer on the radio last Friday, "Whoever runs against Catherine, I think will be a loser."

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  7. Congressmen's willingness to cash in on Yucca Mountain endangers NevadansRead the original story

    Sunday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Two of our congressmen, who are the least experienced in our Capitol Hill delegation, have much to learn when it comes to watching out for the safety, welfare and economic security of Nevadans. Cresent Hardy and Mark Amodei, a pair of Republicans, say they'd want Nevada to cash in on the opening of Yucca Mountain as the final resting place for highly radioactive nuclear waste if experts are convinced it would be safe.

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  8. Popular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him. As of Friday, the list of potential candidates came down to Gov. Brian Sandoval and everyone else.

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  9. GOP likely to pressure Nevada governor to seek Harry Reid's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | SFGate

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid 's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him. The list of potential candidates includes Gov. Brian Sandoval and everyone else.

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  10. Democrats Start With Narrow Advantage in NevadaRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Roll Call

    Reid's announcement doesn't expand the map for Republicans, since the Democrat was considered vulnerable for re-election to a sixth term. But the open seat is likely to be an expensive and competitive race until the end.

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  11. Nevada's Popular GOP Gov. Sandoval Leads Fight for Reid SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | News Max

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him. As of Friday, the list of potential candidates came down to Gov. Brian Sandoval and everyone else.

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  12. Harry Reid universally praised for his efforts to protect, support Nevada needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Nevada Appeal

    Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval described him as "an influential voice in Congress on behalf of Nevada's interests, particularly on issues such as Yucca Mountain and renewable energy development." He said Reid's public service from the Nevada Assembly through the U.S. Senate spans almost half a century "and his legacy will last for generations."

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  13. Reaction to Sen. Harry Reid's retirement announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Nevada Appeal

    In this March 4, 2015 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  14. Pundits say Reid's departure is going to have dramatic impact on the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Nevada Appeal

    Two of Nevada's foremost political observers say Harry Reid's decision to retire at the end of 2016 will have a much more profound impact than just reshaping the 2016 election. "I hope Nevadans understand that Harry Reid has almost single-handedly positioned Nevada in a way that it otherwise would not be," said Professor Fred Lokken of Truckee Meadows Community College.

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  15. 11 Senate Republicans vote for benefits for same-sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Washington Blade

    The U.S. House approved an amendment related to spousal benefits for married same-sex couples. . Amid a series of amendments the upcoming budget for the federal government, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would allow married same-sex couples to have access to major spousal benefits.

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  16. Obama praises Reid as a fighter upon retirement announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    President Barack Obama is calling Harry Reid "a fighter" and says the Senate won't be the same without him. The president is giving his thoughts now that the Senate Democratic leader says he'll retire at the end of his term next year.

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  17. It's over: Reid announces he's stepping down after current term expiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In a surprise announcement this morning, Harry Reid said he won't run for what would be his sixth term in the United States Senate. In a video statement to supporters, the Nevada Democrat and Senate minority leader listed several reasons for his decision to end his three-decade career in Congress.

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  18. One Man Can Stop GOP Support for WeedBy John L. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Daily Beast

    Nevada Republicans want legal weed for very conservative reasons. But one conservative with Vegas ties, Sheldon Adelson, is throwing as much money at he can at the opposition in an effort to stop it.

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  19. State scrambles as Sen. Harry Reid announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KSL-TV

    Sen. Harry Reid's surprise announcement that he will retire at the end of his term throws Nevada into a frenzy about who might replace the man who rose from the small silver-mining town of Searchlight to become one of the nation's most powerful politicians. The longtime Democratic leader didn't hesitate in immediately backing former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto to run for his seat in 2016.

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  20. Senator Harry ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, a surprise move that's certain to open a fierce battle for his seat as well as a fight to lead the Democratic party in the chamber. The fifth-term Nevada Democrat had denied retirement rumors for months, which grew louder after he suffered serious injuries in an exercising accident on New Year's Day.

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