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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

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)

Hatch Withstands Tea Party Opposition, For Now

The tea party movement solidified its presence as a force within the Republican Party two years ago when it helped orchestrate the defeat of three-term Sen. Bob Bennett at Utah GOP’s nominating convention. But it fell short this weekend of doing the same to Sen. Orrin Hatch.

04/22/2012

Stock image of a woman knitting (Photo Credit: BAY ISMOYO / AFP / Getty Images)

Ariz. Lawmakers Receive Knitted Uterus As Protest

Critics of an Arizona proposal to limit birth control coverage have given a personalized gift to more than a dozen state lawmakers – a fuzzy, knitted uterus with googly eyes.

04/05/2012

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GOP’s Priebus Defends Romney’s Health Care Law

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says former Gov. Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts health care law won’t be a problem should he win the GOP presidential nomination, even as Priebus attacked the federal health care law modeled after it.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–03/24/2012

Fans of "V For Vendetta" wearing Guy Fawkes Masks for the Premiere (Photo Credit: Dave Hogan / Getty Images)

New Mexico Tea Party Activist Says He Was Attacked, Bitten

A New Mexico Tea Party protester says he was struck by campaign signs and bitten during a scuffle with supporters of a Rio Rancho city council candidate.

03/08/2012

Controversial Painting, 'The Forgotten Man' by Jon McNaughton (Photo Credit: Jon McNaughton)

Sales Soar For Controversial Obama Painting After Story Goes Viral

Sales soared for a painting depicting Obama trampling on the Constitution after a story CBS Las Vegas did about it went viral last weekend.

02/08/2012

GOP Candidate For President Mitt Romney Holds Nevada Caucus Night Gathering

GOP Race Turns To Colorado, Minnesota

While Nevada’s caucuses are looking like a big win for Mitt Romney, his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination are shrugging it off as the expected result.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–02/05/2012

Newt Gingrich Holds Nevada Caucus Night Gathering

Leaving Las Vegas, Gingrich Targets NASCAR Voters

Newt Gingrich is wooing NASCAR voters.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–02/05/2012

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Gallery: Nevadan By Choice Awards

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

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