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Disgraced Former Senator Still In The Hot Seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee says former Sen. John Ensign “created a web of deceit that entangled and compromised numerous people,” in a report sent to the Justice Department that could lead to prosecution […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/12/2011

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Ethics Committee Ready To Release Ensign Information

Photo By: Win McNamee/Getty Images  WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the Senate Ethics Committee are getting ready to disclose information about their investigation of former Sen. John Ensign of Nevada. Committee chairman Barbara Boxer and […]

05/12/2011

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Senator Dean Heller To Hold Fundraiser

By: Bill Clark/Getty Images LAS VEGAS (AP) — Only a few days after Sen. Dean Heller was sworn into office, the Nevada Republican is meeting with national leaders in Washington for a fundraiser benefiting his […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/11/2011

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Congressman Heller Become Senator Heller

 Photo by: Bill Clark/Getty Images Congressman Dean Heller is Nevada’s next U.S. senator.  Heller sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, saying he will step down as congressman. He was then sworn in as senator.  […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/09/2011

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Senator Reid Dislocates Shoulder In Fall

An aide to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the lawmaker dislocated his right shoulder and has a bump over his left eye after he fell on Wednesday.

05/04/2011

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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

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Contact Your Representative

LAS VEGAS – If you would like to contact your member of Congress, by phone or email, we’ve provided some handy information.  Keep in mind, you should check to see what Congressional District you reside […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/18/2011

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Hampton to Enter Plea

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

03/31/2011

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Ensign Says He Has “Repented” For Affair

Senator John Ensign says he has “repented” for his affair with a former staffer.  Ensign’s admission came during a town hall meeting in Las Vegas on Tuesday.  The Republican lawmaker says the affair is, quote, […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/23/2011

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Senator Reid Angers Brothel Owners

Owners of Nevada’s legal brothels say they will fight efforts to shut them down, after Senator Harry Reid told lawmakers yesterday they should consider banning legal houses of prostitution in the Silver State.  Outspoken brothel […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/23/2011

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