John Ensign


Ensign Critical of Himself

Senator John Ensign says he was “blind” to how “arrogant and self-centered” he’d become during an affair with the wife of a former aide.



Ensign Prepares to Exit Senate

Senator John Ensign is wrapping up details before his official resignation.


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Who Should Fill Heller’s Congressional Seat?

(Carson City, NV)  —  If Congressman Dean Heller is chosen to fill John Ensign’s U.S. Senate seat, Lieutenant Governor Brian Krolicki is the favorite for a special election.  The “Review-Journal” says a poll of the […]


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Sandoval To Pick Ensign’s Successor Soon

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he’ll name Sen. John Ensign’s successor within two weeks — before Ensign’s May 3 departure from Congress. Nevada law allows the Republican governor to name a successor at any time. […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/23/2011


Senator Ensign Announces His Resignation

Washington, D.C. – Senator John Ensign today announced his resignation as the 24th United States Senator from the state of Nevada.  Read the official statement released by the Senators office here: In a letter to Vice President Joe […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/21/2011


Berkley Seeks Senate Seat

Congresswoman Shelley Berkley will run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Nevada Republican John Ensign.



Former Ensign Aide Pleads Innocent

WASHINGTON – A one-time aide to Sen. John Ensign is pleading innocent to violating conflict of interest laws. Douglas Hampton and his wife, Cynthia, worked together for Ensign but left three years ago during an […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/04/2011


Hampton to Enter Plea

The former aide to Senator John Ensign will enter a plea in federal court this coming Monday.


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Ensign Will Address Legislature

John Ensign will give his final address as a sitting U.S. senator to the Nevada Legislature.



Dean Heller Running For U.S. Senate

Today U.S. Congressman Dean Heller announced his candidacy for the United States Senate. “As families across Nevada struggle to pay their bills and fight to keep their homes, government spending has grown exponentially. This must […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/15/2011