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Sen. Dean Heller (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Heller To Vote Against Background Check Bill

Senator Dean Heller says he will vote against a bipartisan bill supporters hope will prevent gun violence.

04/17/2013

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Nevada Senate Advances Gun Bills

Nevada lawmakers have endorsed two bills restricting access to firearms for mentally ill people when it is determined they are a danger to themselves or others.

04/12/2013

Sen. Dean Heller (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Heller Urges Bipartisan Cooperation

Senator Dean Heller wants both political parties to work together on the economy.

03/29/2013

Mug shot of Jared Loughner. (credit: Pima County Sheriff's Forensic Unit via Getty Images)

Records Provide New Look, Unanswered Questions In Loughner’s Shooting Spree

The information about Loughner’s mental state — and the fact that no one did much to get him help — emerged as a key theme in roughly 2,700 pages of investigative papers released Wednesday. Still, there was nothing to indicate exactly why he targeted Giffords.

03/28/2013

Mug shot of Jared Loughner. (credit: Pima County Sheriff's Forensic Unit via Getty Images)

Police Reports In Tucson Shooting Rampage Involving Giffords Released

Hundreds of pages of police reports in the investigation of the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are being released Wednesday, marking the public’s first glimpse into documents that authorities have kept private since the attack more than two years ago.

03/27/2013

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Mental Competency Gun Bill Draws Fire

A bill that would keep mentally ill people from buying guns in Nevada is facing opposition.

03/15/2013

The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of the gun debate after he posted a photo of himself buying a military-style rifle — a purchase he made to demonstrate how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he's lobbying Congress to ban.   (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Husband Of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Posts Firearms On Facebook As Message To Congress

The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of the gun debate after he posted a photo of himself buying a military-style rifle — a purchase he made to demonstrate how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he’s lobbying Congress to ban.

03/12/2013

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Assembly Introduces Two Gun Bills

A bill mandating background checks for gun purchases, prohibiting armor piercing bullets and taxing firearm sales has been introduced in the Nevada Assembly.

03/12/2013

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Poll: Nevadans Support Background Checks

A new survey finds more than 80 percent of Nevadans support criminal background checks for gun buyers.

03/11/2013

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Nevada Senators Consider Campus Carry Bill

A bill to allow school employees to carry guns on campus has been introduced in the Nevada Senate.

03/08/2013

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