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September 4, 2015

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On the prospective Heller-Ensign race

Let’s not beat around the bush: Rep. Dean Heller is running for the U.S. Senate. Heller hardly has been subtle, as opposed to most other state Republicans, in his criticism of scandal-wracked Sen. John Ensign. Then, on Tuesday, during “Nevada Newsmakers,” he said, “I think (Ensign) will have a primary. If he chooses to stay in, will there be a competitive primary? Probably.” Thank you, oracle Heller. But will he run? “We’ll talk about that in six months.” Indeed. It takes some time to form a campaign committee, get staff, inform Ensign he’s running against him. I can’t wait ...

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