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  1. Dark money could be election's October surpriseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    OK, it's officially crunch time. In just two weeks and one day, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he will still run the U.S. Senate.

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  2. Same-sex marriage separates Jones HarrisRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    When it comes to same-sex marriage, state Senate District 9 incumbent Justin Jones and challenger Becky Harris have a record of widely contrasting views.This gulf dates well before Harris, a Republican, started campaigning against Jones, a Democrat.The historic Oct. 7 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturning Nevada's ban on same-sex marriage adds another dimension to the race with less than a month before the Nov. 4 election. It brings a distinguishing difference between the two candidates to the campaign."

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  3. NRC accepts Yucca Mountain shutdown safety objectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Utility Products

    Permanent closure plans for a high-level nuclear waste facility at Yucca Mountain met all the necessary objectives based on safety evaluations completed before the Obama administration pulled the plug on the proposed Nevada dump, federal nuclear regulators said in a long-awaited staff report on Thursday. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's staff said in a 781-page document that the underground storage facility once planned in the desert mountains 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas would meet all post-closure design requirements.

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  4. NRC: Yucca Mountain meets closure safety guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    Federal nuclear regulators say permanent closure plans for Yucca Mountain met all the necessary objectives in safety evaluations completed before the Obama administration pulled the plug on theNevada waste dump. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission released a long-awaited staff report Thursday that says the high-level radioactive waste facility that had been planned northwest of Las Vegas meets all post-closure design requirements.

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  5. Is 2014 Going to Be a 'Wave' Election? Sort Of.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | National Review Online

    The past week has seen indisputably good news for Republican Senate candidates in Colorado and Iowa a and then some somewhat ominous news in Georgia , and perhaps Kansas and South Dakota . Periodically, I'll hear someone say, "if Republicans are winning in Iowa and Colorado, they'll win in Georgia and Kansas."

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  6. The stories told by the candidates' bank accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Two and a half weeks out from the election, Nevada's congressional candidates are trying to send a message to voters with the amount of money they raised this summer. Nevada's federal lawmakers - and those who hope to become federal lawmakers - filed campaign finance reports Wednesday detailing money raised July through September.

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  7. Senators ask Obama to name highway safety chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Two senators are calling on the White House to hire a permanent chief of the agency that keeps the nation's roadways safe. Democrat Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Republican Dean Heller of Nevada made the request Tuesday at the start of a hearing on how the agency handles safety issues.

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  8. Allen West: ISIS Using Daily Kos, Media Matters 'Trolling Tactics' To Harass MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Crooks and Liars

    Crazy folks on the Right, led by irrelevant ex-Congressman Allen West, want the president to denounce the faith of over one billion Muslims on the planet. MSNBC anchor Robach implied Bush protesters unpatriotic Media Matters came up with this video: As noted on the weblog Daily Kos, MSNBC Live anchor Am Once again, the Republicans prove they're living in upside down land with the remarks in their Weekly Address.

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  9. Extraterritorial Searches for Electronically Stored InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Law.com

    On Sept. 18, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, along with Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Dean Heller, R-Nev., introduced the Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Abroad Act, or the LEADS Act, to amend the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and Stored Communications Act, 18 U.S.C. 2701-2712, to, inter alia, require providers served with a search warrant to disclose the materials sought by a warrant "regardless of where such contents may be," if the account holder at issue is "a United States person" and such disclosure will not "violate the laws of a foreign country."

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  10. 3 races to watch in the struggle for control of the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Las Vegas Sun

    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks about her college affordability initiative on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  11. USGS Coalition Honors Four SenatorsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

    On 16 September 2014, the USGS Coalition honored Senators Lisa Murkowski , Ron Wyden , Mark Udall , and Dean Heller with the Coalition's 2014 Leadership Award. The awards were presented during the USGS Coalition's annual reception on Capitol Hill in honor of the lawmakers long standing support for the scientific programs and personnel of the United States Geological Survey .

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  12. Q+A: Voters' guide to Nevada secretary of state campaignRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State Sen. Barbara Cegavske, left, and Nevada Treasurer Kate Marshall are shown before a debate on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, in Las Vegas. The two are battling for the Nevada secretary of state post.

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  13. Extraterritorial Searches for Electronically Stored InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Law.com

    On Sept. 18, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, along with Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Dean Heller, R-Nev., introduced the Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Abroad Act, or the LEADS Act, to amend the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and Stored Communications Act, 18 U.S.C. 2701-2712, to, inter alia, require providers served with a search warrant to disclose the materials sought by a warrant "regardless of where such contents may be," if the account holder at issue is "a United States person" and such disclosure will not "violate the laws of a foreign country."

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  14. Hillary Clinton rallying voters in fight for control of SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Editor's note: This is part of a weekly series, Senate Showdown, in which the Las Vegas Sun politics team shares news, links and insights on Nevada Sen. Harry Reid and the 2014 battle for the U.S. Senate. Readers can also submit questions at The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in the Nov. 4 election, and Reid is one of the main characters.

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  15. Why a popular Nevada lands deal got held up in CongressRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Las Vegas Sun

    When Nevadans want to change how they use the land they walk on, they often need permission from Congress. That's a fact of life when the federal government owns about 85 percent of the state's land.

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  16. Heller floated to head GOP campaign effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Sen. Dean Heller is being floated to head the Republican effort to win Senate races in 2016, a post that would raise his national profile while challenging his political skills at raising money, recruiting candidates and beating Democrats. Heller is one of several party members whose names are circulating on Capitol Hill to be the next chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

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  17. DOJ's 2-million-jobs mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Hill

    The Department of Justice has issued a search warrant as part of a criminal drug investigation . While that may seem like a typical legal demand, the suspect lives in Ireland, and the email records that the DOJ seek are being stored at a data center in Ireland belonging to an Irish subsidiary of Microsoft.

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  18. Polls strongly favor GOP takeover of SenateRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in the Nov. 4 election, and Reid is one of the main characters. Forecasts predict Republicans could have a slight majority in the Senate.

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  19. Dead Senator's Aide To Anonymous Sex Accusers: Say It In PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Daily Caller

    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. They are surrounded by supporters of her proposal to let military prosecutors rather than commanders make decisions on whether to prosecute sexual assaults in the armed forces.

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  20. Horsford town hall focuses on lands bill, jobs trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Horsford town hall focuses on lands bill, jobs training Rep. Horsford town hall meeting focuses on lands bill, jobs development. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1pdpOCP Rep. Steve Horsford, of Nevada, a Democratic member of the House Oversight Committee, holds a document called the House Republican playbook, which he waved in the direction of the GOP side of the committee during a hearing on the problems with implementation of the Affordable Care Act health care program, on Capitol Hill in Washington Nov. 13, 2013.

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