Politics

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June 12, 2018 - 9:18 am
Polls are open in Nevada's primary election, where the most closely watched race is not GOP Sen. Dean Heller's re-election battle — thanks to President Donald Trump — but instead is a contentious Democratic race for governor.
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Sharron Angle
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June 12, 2018 - 9:04 am
Tea party favorite Sharron Angle was trying Tuesday to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November.
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Dean Heller
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June 11, 2018 - 9:44 am
Dean Heller, the most vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, has an easy primary battle on Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump, leaving a contentious Democratic battle for governor as Nevada's most closely-watched primary race.
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June 15, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Nevada's elections officials say they will consider this summer whether the state will start taking a more aggressive, approach to maintaining its voter rolls as upheld this week by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Steve Sisolak
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June 13, 2018 - 5:02 pm
President Donald Trump won't be on the ballot in November, but he is shaping up to be at the center of two important campaigns in Nevada as Democrats hope to reclaim the governor's mansion for the first time in 20 years and Republicans work to keep a U.S. Senate seat.
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Dennis Hof
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June 13, 2018 - 9:21 am
Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker.
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Steve Sisolak
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June 12, 2018 - 9:39 pm
Democrats settled a bruising primary for Nevada governor on Tuesday, nominating Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak to take on the state's Republican attorney general in November — one of two close races in expected in the battleground state this year.
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Sharron Angle
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June 12, 2018 - 9:20 pm
Nevada Republican Rep. Mark Amodei fended off a primary challenge from tea party favorite Sharron Angle Tuesday, while former Rep. Steven Horsford and Las Vegas philanthropist Susie Lee won Democratic primaries for two Democrat-held congressional seats in southern Nevada that will be up for grabs...
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Dean Heller
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June 12, 2018 - 9:13 pm
Nevada Republicans made primary night easy, sending U.S. Sen. Dean Heller into a tough battle to save his seat and putting Attorney General Adam Laxalt on the November ballot for governor.
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Dennis Hof
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June 11, 2018 - 9:53 am
A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists has launched referendums to ban brothels in two of the seven Nevada counties where they're legally operating.
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