Politics

Rick Perry
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March 26, 2019 - 10:53 am
Energy Secretary Rick Perry is defending the Trump administration's plans to collect and store nuclear waste from around the country in a site northwest of Las Vegas.
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Beto O'Rourke
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March 24, 2019 - 9:06 am
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that his personal use and ownership of firearms taught him the responsibility of having guns and can help bridge politically fraught discussions about gun control in the U.S.
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Donald Trump
© David Davis/Special to the El Paso Times
March 22, 2019 - 11:45 am
The Republican Jewish Coalition says President Donald Trump will address the group's annual leadership conference in Las Vegas on April 6.
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Kirsten Gillibrand
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March 22, 2019 - 9:05 am
Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand pitched her ideas Thursday to improve the asylum process while touring a law clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that helps immigrants with legal matters.
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Beto O'Rourke
© Mandi Wright, Detroit Free Press
March 21, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Democrat Beto O'Rourke will bring his marathon tour of early voting and swing states to Nevada this week where he'll meet with voters Saturday and Sunday.
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© Reno Gazette-Journal-USA TODAY Sports
March 20, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Nevada Democrats unveiled a written plan Wednesday for the party's 2020 presidential caucus that party leaders hope will heal rifts from three years ago, when supporters of Bernie Sanders felt ill treated by the delegate selection process, the state convention erupted in chaos and the party chair...
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Kirsten Gillabrand
© Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press
March 20, 2019 - 11:23 am
New York senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand will tour an immigration clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and meet with voters at a downtown bar on Thursday.
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marijuana
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March 19, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Law enforcement organizations on Tuesday expressed support for legislation that seeks to streamline the sealing of low-level marijuana convictions.
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Julian Castro
© Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen
March 15, 2019 - 5:49 pm
Presidential candidate Julian Castro told a room full of business leaders Friday that the Latino community's bilingual, ambitious young people are one of America's best assets as it seeks to remain competitive in the world.
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Nevada Assembly
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March 14, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Assemblyman Michael Sprinkle announced Thursday he will resign from the Legislature because he's facing "growing sexual harassment" claims, making him the second high-ranking Democratic legislator to resign in scandal in less than two weeks.
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