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Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, greets supporters during a town hall meeting at the University of Maryland on March 28, 2012 in College Park, Md. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Libertarianism Renaissance This Election Year

Something’s going on in America this election year: a renaissance of an ideal as old as the nation itself — that live-and-let-live, get-out-of-my-business, individualism vs. paternalism dogma that is the hallmark of libertarianism.

07/08/2012

Former New York City mayor Rudi Giulani stands with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney while speaking to the media after visiting a firehouse on May 1, 2012 in New York City. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Giuliani: People Are ‘Out Of Their Mind’ If They Vote For Obama

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has harsh words for President Barack Obama during a campaign stop in Las Vegas, saying he’s accomplished nothing and will turn the nation more socialist than France if re-elected.

06/29/2012

Senate Finance Committee ranking member Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) delivers an opening statement during a hearing on Capitol Hill (Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

US Sen. Orrin Hatch Wins Utah Republican Primary

U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch has won Utah’s Republican primary.

06/26/2012

Lisa Heck (L) and her husband, U.S. Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV), attend a speech by former Massachusetts Gov. and Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Heck’s Wife Collected Unemployment Benefits

Rep. Joe Heck’s wife collected unemployment benefits in 2011 after she lost her job with her husband’s company when he was elected to Congress, according to his latest financial disclosure forms.

06/24/2012

File photo of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio  (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Rally Set To Protest Arpaio’s Tent City

More than 1,000 critics of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are expected to gather Saturday night for a rally to call for the closure of the sheriff’s complex of canvas jail tents.

06/23/2012

File photo of Mitt Romney exiting his plane in Las Vegas, as one of Donald Trump's planes is on the background. (credit: Getty Images)

Pitfalls, Promise For Obama And Romney In Nevada

President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are battling more than just each other in diverse and politically divided Nevada.

06/07/2012

Mitt Romney and Donald Trump shake hands during a news conference held by Trump to endorse Romney for president at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Las Vegas on Feb. 2, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Romney To Trump: ‘I Appreciate Your Help’

Mitt Romney has won the Republican presidential nomination after years of fighting, though his triumph was partially overshadowed by the celebrity businessman who helped him along the way.

05/30/2012

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks with a reporter outside city jail in this May 3, 2010, file photo. The US Justice Department on May 10, 2012 sued Arpaio, his office and the county over civil rights violations involving racial profiling.  (Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS / AFP / GettyImages)

Will Arpaio’s Popularity Continue Amid Lawsuit?

The careers of most politicians would crumble under the heavy scrutiny that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America now faces.

05/12/2012

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Ron Paul Takes Bulk of Nevada Delegates

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul trumped presumptive nominee Mitt Romney in Nevada’s national delegate count Sunday, but he will only be able to parlay those supporters into votes for his longshot bid at the national GOP convention if Romney fails to win the nomination in the first round.

05/06/2012

Mitt Romney's list of challenges has dwindled when it comes to the Nevada primary. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Romney, Paul Supporters Clash At Nevada GOP Convention

It was out with the old Saturday at Nevada’s state Republican convention, where two incumbents were ousted from the Republican National Committee and balloting stretched into the night to select delegates to the GOP presidential nominating convention this summer.

05/06/2012

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KXNT’s Live and Local with Kevin Wall on location at the Venetian for the Nevadan’s by Choice Awards.

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