Politics

Aaron Ford
July 29, 2018 - 8:32 am
A newspaper reports that the Democratic nominee for Nevada attorney general was arrested four times in Texas in the 1990s while in his early 20s, a time when the candidate acknowledges he "made some bad decisions."
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July 03, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Nevada Democrats are outpacing Republicans in voter registrations for a third consecutive month.
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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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FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams smiles before speaking to supporters during an election-night watch party in Atlanta. More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year. That’s setting a record and paving the way for battles in November that could significantly increase the number of women in elected office. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
August 19, 2018 - 9:48 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning. More women than ever before have won major party primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year — setting a U.S. record and paving the way for November battles that could significantly...
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FILE- In this Aug. 16, 2018, file photo White House counsel Donald McGahn, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump insisted Sunday, Aug. 19, that McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT,'" making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon. Trump, in a series of angry tweets, blasted a New York Times story reporting that McGahn has been cooperating extensively with the special counsel team investigating Russian election meddling and potential collusion with Trump's Republican campaign. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 19, 2018 - 8:40 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT,'" making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon. Trump, in a series of angry tweets, blasted a New York Times story reporting...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti talks to the media in Houston. Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, offered some details on his policy views Tuesday as he weighs an outsider Democratic bid for the White House. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
August 19, 2018 - 6:21 am
GREENFIELD, N.H. (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, is attending a New Hampshire picnic held by local Democrats as he weighs a bid for the White House. Avenatti is scheduled to attend the Hillsborough County Democrats...
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August 18, 2018 - 8:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman said Saturday that she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said the man was detained because he was wanted on an outstanding...
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A protester stands on the side of the street with members of Patriot Prayer and other groups advocating for gun rights at a rally, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at City Hall in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
August 18, 2018 - 7:49 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a "Liberty or Death" rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated. The right-wing groups Washington 3 Percenters and Patriot Prayer were holding the rally outside Seattle...
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