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Barber Files Federal Lawsuit Over Uncounted Votes

Rep. Ron Barber of Arizona has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to stop the official certification of general election votes in the 2nd Congressional District.

11/24/2014

Obama Touts Immigration Plan at Vegas High School As Crowd Cheers 'Pass A Bill' BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Touts Immigration Plan at Vegas High School As Crowd Cheers ‘Pass A Bill’

Dallamy Santos said she knows what it’s like when immigration status tears a family apart. The Las Vegas casino worker experienced it when her husband had to go back to Mexico and wait indefinitely until he was cleared to return to the U.S.

11/21/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on immigration reform at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 29, 2013. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Launches Sales Mission On Immigration

Mounting an offensive behind his immigration directives, President Barack Obama on Friday insisted House Republicans must take up a comprehensive immigration overhaul but said the system is so unfair that it needs the type of fixes that he initiated on his own.

11/21/2014

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

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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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