Politics

Jacky Rosen, Dean Heller
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October 19, 2018 - 9:47 am
One of the closest battles Senate races this year involves a neck-and-neck Nevada contest between incumbent Republican Dean Heller and Democrat Jacky Rosen, who will meet in their first and only debate Friday night in Las Vegas.
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Wilfred Stark
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October 18, 2018 - 12:31 pm
A Democratic political group fired a Virginia man who was arrested in Las Vegas after witnesses said he pushed into a Republican event and grabbed the manager of Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt's campaign for governor.
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Adam Laxalt
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October 17, 2018 - 3:13 pm
A man was arrested after pushing into a room, thrusting a camera forward, trying to question state Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt and grabbing the woman heading the Republican candidate's bid for governor, a campaign official said Wednesday.
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Adam Laxalt
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October 05, 2018 - 10:21 am
Nevada's Republican state attorney general candidate is drawing criticism from Democrats for comments about the arrest of current state attorney general and GOP governor candidate Adam Laxalt when he was a teenager in Virginia.
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Gabby Giffords
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October 02, 2018 - 2:46 pm
A day after Las Vegas marked the first anniversary of a mass shooting that killed 58 people, former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords sought to rally gun violence survivors, Democratic candidates and activists Tuesday in a push to register young voters and elect candidates who back gun control.
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he arrives at McCarran International Airport for a campaign rally, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 20, 2018 - 10:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — His own political fortunes intrinsically linked to his party holding control of Congress, President Donald Trump on Thursday offered full-throated support for the most vulnerable incumbent Republican senator, while unleashing a torrent of grievances against Democrats and the news...
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Dean Heller
© Jason Hidalgo
September 20, 2018 - 5:51 pm
Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen is criticizing Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, her Republican opponent in November's Senate race, over Heller's reported comments on controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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Mike Pence
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September 07, 2018 - 5:12 pm
Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Las Vegas Friday to campaign and fundraise for fellow Republicans.
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Michelle Obama
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September 05, 2018 - 9:30 am
Michelle Obama will headline voter registration rallies in Las Vegas and Miami later this month during a week of action to encourage voting for the November elections by a nonpartisan organization she co-chairs, organizers said Wednesday.
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Mike Pence
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September 05, 2018 - 8:55 am
Vice President Mike Pence will be in Las Vegas on Friday to attend a fundraiser benefitting Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt and other GOP gubernatorial candidates and a veterans' event with GOP Sen. Dean Heller.
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