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Aide: Nevada AG Never Confirmed for NRA Political EventNevada state Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt had not committed to attend a major National Rifle Association political event before his name was taken off the speakers' list, an aide said Thursday.
Sandoval, Others, Cheer Trump on Bump Stocks EdictSome officials in Nevada are welcoming President Donald Trump's call for a ban on devices that authorities say helped a gunman in Las Vegas kill 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Heller Warming to Trump Before PrimaryBut within weeks of dining with the president's daughter and adviser, Heller, who is up for re-election this year, was working closely with the White House, writing part of the Republican tax bill.
Tarkanian Backs Trump, Slams Heller, Over Yucca MountainTrying to further distinguish himself from Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, Republican primary challenger Danny Tarkanian is praising the Trump administration's effort to restart licensing of a nuclear waste dump outside Las Vegas.
GOP Bid For Control in Nevada Raises Fear of Endless RecallsNevada's major political parties are locked in a legal battle over a Republican effort to take control of the state Senate by recalling two freshly elected Democratic lawmakers — a tactic that Democrats warn could undermine the validity of elections across the U.S.
RNC Chair Says She'll Return Wynn Money If He's Found GuiltyThe chair of the Republican National Committee says they will return contributions from former finance chair Steve Wynn if he's found guilty of sexual misconduct allegations.
Henderson City Manager Robert Murnane RetiresAfter more than 20 years with the city, Henderson City Manager Bob Murnane announced his retirement Monday, citing a need to focus attention on his health following a serious illness.
Heller, Ryan Giving Wynn Donations to CharityDean Heller is giving money he received from Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn to charity, as is House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Zinke's Visit to Vegas Gun Show Riles ConservationistsConservationists are criticizing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for visiting a Las Vegas gun show while refusing to meet with them to hear their concerns about plans to shrink a national monument in Nevada.
Former Congressmen Horsford, Hardy May Battle Again for Their Old SeatA former Democratic congressman's announcement that he'll run again for his old seat could set up a race between him and the Republican who defeated him in 2014 and then lost the seat himself in 2016.
GOP Gains, But Nevada Still Has More Democratic VotersRepublicans made some inroads into Democrats' voter registration edge in Nevada last year but Democrats still hold a significant advantage of more than 76,000 active voters.
Tax Collections for Raiders' Stadium Down After ShootingThe decline in tourists that Las Vegas experienced after the mass shooting three months ago affected the tax collections meant to pay for a portion of the new Raiders stadium in Sin City.

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