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Lawmakers Split On Debt Ceiling Vote

Nevada’s congressional delegation split along party lines to suspend the federal debt limit through mid-March 2015.

02/13/2014

Las Vegas city councilman Ricki Barlow distributes turkeys at Thanksgiving in 2013.  (Photo: Shapiro/KXNT-CBS Las Vegas)

Barlow Appointed To Commission On Hunger

The longtime head of the Food Bank of Northern Nevada and a Las Vegascouncilman have been appointed to the National Commission on Hunger.

02/12/2014

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Senator Heller, You’ve Got Mail

Thousands of Nevadans are showing their support to end discrimination for the gay and transgender community in the workplace.

10/31/2013

Veterans congregate for doughnuts and coffee. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Funds Approved To Reduce Veteran’s Claim Backlog

The Department of Veterans Affairs is getting more money to deal with its backlog of disability claims.

10/23/2013

Congressman Joe Heck (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Heck Joins Dems To End Shutdown

The government is reopening its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring federal default.

10/17/2013

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Reid Targeted In Republican Robocalls

The Republican National Committee has begun a campaign of robocalls to Nevada constituents of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

10/14/2013

Senate majority leader Harry Reid meets President Obama in the Oval Office of the White House. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Analysis: Barack Obama And Harry Reid

Pair with differing styles working toward same goal

10/14/2013

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Reid To Seek Re-Election

One of the nation’s most powerful political figures says he will run again in 2016.

10/10/2013

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Developer Gets 2 Years In Nev. Campaign Cash Case

Ex-Nevada power broker Harvey Whittemore admitted he was “arrogant and naive” but insisted “I’m not greedy” before a judge sentenced him Monday to two years in prison for funneling more than $130,000 in illegal campaign funds to Sen. Harry Reid’s re-election committee in 2007.

09/30/2013

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More Money For Nevada First Responders

Southern Nevada is getting nearly $1.3 million in federal money for rescuers focused on pulling people out of collapsed buildings.

09/25/2013

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