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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.

FM News 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.

FM News 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.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/05/2012

Nevada Holds Caucus For Republican Presidential Candidate

Troubles Abound At Special Las Vegas Caucus

Long lines, voter fraud complaints and angry Ron Paul supporters are turning a special caucus for religious voters who honor the Saturday Sabbath into a circus.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/05/2012

"Jersey Boys" Opens At The Palazzo Resort-Hotel-Casino

Casino Titan Adelson Attends Special GOP Caucus

Casino titan Sheldon Adelson is attending a special GOP caucus for religious voters who observe the Saturday Sabbath after denying that he had anything to do with the Las Vegas event.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/04/2012

Mitt Romney speaks during a rally (credit:Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Rolls To Easy Win In Nevada GOP Caucuses

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, notching a second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace. “Thank you […]

02/04/2012

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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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