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Vice President Joe Biden visits Las Vegas (photo: Carlos Diaz/KXNT)

Biden Refers To Note Cards While Making Pitch For Raising Minimum Wage

Vice President Joe Biden used a lunch stop at a Mexican restaurant in downtown Las Vegas on Monday to make a pitch for raising the minimum wage nationally to $10.10 per hour.

10/07/2014

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Arizona Strip Club Endorses Democratic Candidate For Congress

An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, the Rev. Jarrett Maupin, says he’s happy to have the support of The Great Alaskan Bush Company of Phoenix.

07/29/2014

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Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

Former President Ronald Reagan gives a speech at the dedication of the library bearing his name in Simi Valley, Calif. (credit: J. DAVID AKE/AFP/Getty Images)

House Committee Approves Bill Naming Nevada Peak After Reagan

About the only thing former President Ronald Reagan doesn’t have named after him is a mountain, not one recognized by the federal government anyway.

04/10/2014

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Nevada Re-Draws Voting Districts

Unlike some other states where Republicans used their gains in statewide elections to seize control of the redistricting process after the 2010 census, the re-drawing of Nevada’s voting districts was done by a court-appointed panel and overseen by a judge.

03/31/2014

Bills introduced in the House and Senate seek to limit gaming websites. (Getty Images)

Congress To Consider Ban On Online Gaming

Competing legislation would curb gambling websites.

03/26/2014

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Committee luncheon on Dec. 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid: Dem Candidate Will Emerge To Challenge Gov. Sandoval

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday a Democratic candidate will emerge to challenge Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval.

02/18/2014

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Off The Wall: Trillion Dollar Bill

The 1.1 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill in Congress is full of stuff we don’t know about–and won’t like.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–01/16/2014

File photo of horses.  (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Halts Horse Slaughter

A federal appeals court on Monday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Missouri to begin slaughtering horses, continuing on-again, off-again efforts to resume domestic equine slaughter two years after Congress lifted a ban on the practice.

11/04/2013

File photo of the Grand Canyon.  (credit:  JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Canyon Ongoing Opening Depends On State Cash

Arizona will have to send more cash to the federal government by late Wednesday if Congress still hasn’t passed a budget and the state wants the Grand Canyon National Park to remain open this coming weekend.

10/14/2013

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