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June 27, 2016

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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks Wednesday during a rally in Raleigh, N.C.

    Misled about Clinton’s qualifications? Read on
    where i stand:
    June 26, 2016
    Let’s look at the issues people are using to disparage Hillary Clinton. Let’s consider the issues of dishonesty, scandals, money and Wall Street. 1) Honesty: Hillary is a politician, and like all politicians she is no …
  • Ads attack Nevada Senate candidate Cortez Masto over Uber
    June 27, 2016
    A PAC is launching a $1.2 million ad blitz criticizing Democratic Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto for her role in ride-hailing service Uber's temporary shutdown ...
  • Report: It's harder to know who's paying for political ads
    June 27, 2016
    It's getting harder to know who is funding political advertising at the state level as more money becomes anonymous or is filtered from one political action committee to another ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks June 24, 2016, as he arrives at his revamped Trump Turnberry golf course in Turnberry, Scotland. At the heart of the campaign for the UK to leave the European Union was a message of regaining independence and reasserting dominance lost in a globalized world. It’s a feeling Trump has also tapped into in the U.S. as he campaigns to put "America first" and "make America great again."
    For Trump and Brexit voters, echoes of the same frustrations
    June 27, 2016
    At the heart of the campaign that led Britain to vote to leave the European Union was a desire to regain independence lost amid a globalized world. It's the same kind of feeling that Donald Trump rode to become the presumptive Republican nominee ...
  • Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders shake hands before the start of the Univision, Washington Post Democratic presidential debate at Miami-Dade College, Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Miami.
    Primary odd couple pushes to unite Democratic party
    June 27, 2016
    It seemed like a surprising party of two. There was Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton's top campaign aide, known for his calm temperament and fiercely disciplined ways, and Jeff Weaver, a combative political fighter often called Bernie Sanders' alter ego, sharing a Friday night dinner at the Farmhouse Tap & Grill in Burlington, Vt. But over the long months of a frequently contentious primary, the two rival Democratic campaign managers struck up an unusually friendly relationship ...
  • Gov. Brian Sandoval sits in his office at the Capitol on Friday, April 17, 2015, in Carson City.
    Sandoval says he has never smoked pot, opposes recreational use
    June 25, 2016
    Gov. Brian Sandoval said he has never smoked marijuana and is against making recreational use legal in Nevada, citing concerns about its impact on young people. Sandoval said that as a former federal judge, he saw how marijuana use led young people to ...
  • The presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump makes a speech at his revamped Trump Turnberry golf course in Turnberry Scotland Friday June 24, 2016. Trump, in Scotland the day after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, saluted the decision, saying the nation's citizens "took back their country."
    Is ‘Brexit’ the precursor to a Donald Trump presidency? Not so fast
    June 25, 2016
    Britain’s vote to withdraw from the European Union sent a shudder through the capital on Friday as the forces of economic nationalism and working-class fury forced U.S. political leaders to ...
  • Disabled Las Vegas teen featured in new anti-Trump ad
    June 24, 2016
    A new digital ad features a 17-year-old cancer survivor from Las Vegas juxtaposed with presidential candidate Donald Trump appearing to mock a disabled reporter. In the ad, Dante Latchman says he “spent his whole life ...
  • In this Aug. 25, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, walks with his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski after speaking at a news conference in Dubuque, Iowa.
    CNN hires fired Trump campaign manager Lewandowski
    June 23, 2016
    CNN snapped up former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski three days after he was fired, and he began his new career as ...
  • Las Vegas immigration attorney Jocelyn Cortez explains the legal implications of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that scuttled President Barack Obama's execution actions to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation on Thursday, June 23, 2016.
    After Supreme Court setback, immigration activists focus on elections
    June 23, 2016
    Saddened, disappointed, scared. Those are words Las Vegas immigration activists used to describe their emotions after a deadlocked U.S. Supreme Court today essentially deep-sixed President Barack Obama’s initiatives to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from ...
  • A poll released Wednesday, June 1, 2016, showed that Nevadans appeared to support development of renewable energy sources, with 66 percent of respondents indicating they had a favorable view of solar energy companies. In this file photo from Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, Tera Mills, center, and other solar supporters rally in front of Public Utilities Commission offices.
    Ballot measures on energy, medical equipment draw support
    June 23, 2016
    Groups wanting to restore more favorable rates for rooftop solar customers, break up NV Energy’s monopoly and exempt certain kinds of medical equipment from taxation each submitted signatures in an effort to qualify their ...
  • A man watches the screens at a William Hill gambling shop in London, June 20, 2016. As Britain goes to the polls to determine whether to leave the European Union, bookmakers are anticipating record-setting gambling on the outcome.
    Brexit vote already has a winner: the gambling industry
    June 23, 2016
    Howe is standing inside a William Hill gambling shop near Westminster, home to the British Parliament. It is midday Wednesday, less than 24 hours before British voters will go to the polls to determine ...
  • Host Jon Ralston is shown during a taping of "Ralston Live" at Vegas PBS Wednesday, June 8, 2016.
    PBS ends Nevada public affairs program hosted by Jon Ralston
    June 21, 2016
    PBS stations in Las Vegas and Reno say they'll no longer produce a nightly public affairs show hosted by political journalist Jon Ralston ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during a rally at the Treasure Island in Las Vegas Saturday, June 18, 2016.
    Trump starts summer push with crippling money deficit
    June 21, 2016
    Donald J. Trump enters the general election campaign laboring under the worst financial and organizational disadvantage of any major party nominee in recent history ...
  • Michelle Balistreri and Chandler Gray attend a rally in front of NV Energy on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. Hundreds of activists gathered outside NV Energy headquarters in Las Vegas to protest a state cap affecting rooftop solar installations and urge the Legislature to lift it.
    Deadline nears for initiative signatures to end NV Energy’s monopoly
    June 20, 2016
    Nevadans will soon know if they will have a chance to end NV Energy's monopoly and to restore lower rates for rooftop solar energy customers ...
  • A protester confronts a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in downtown Salt Lake City as Trump gave his first campaign speech Friday, March 18, 2016, in Utah.
    How to talk politics with anyone
    June 20, 2016
    With Nevada's swing-state status comes great responsibility. You can keep your opinions to yourself, sharing only with a couple of close friends and family members; you can blast them out boldly across the internet for all to see; or you can engage every stranger you meet to make sure they ...
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