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July 26, 2016

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    Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes the stage during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Monday, July 25, 2016.

    Sanders urges fans to rally behind Clinton; some Nevada delegates still uncertain
    July 25, 2016
    Sen. Bernie Sanders made an impassioned plea to his supporters on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention: Stand behind Hillary Clinton or face the prospect of ...
  • House members discuss red tape on Las Vegas-area federal lands
    July 26, 2016
    Congressional officials meeting in North Las Vegas are discussing how to reduce hurdles to developing federally owned lands in urban areas. Members of the House natural resources committee, including ...
  • Delegates cheer as former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Monday, July 25, 2016.
    History and hostility as Clinton ascends to nomination
    July 26, 2016
    A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into ...
  • In this April 21, 2015, file photo , Nevada Assembly Republicans, standing from left, Victoria Seaman, Jim Wheeler and Michele Fiore talk with Assembly Majority Leader Paul Anderson, center, on the Assembly floor at the Legislative Building in Carson City.
    Nevada has one of highest proportions of female lawmakers
    July 26, 2016
    Nevada is among the states with the greatest proportion of female lawmakers, although women are still underrepresented in the Legislature and in many of ...
  • State Sen. Pat Spearman waves after speaking to delegates during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Monday, July 25, 2016.
    Nevada lawmaker addresses LGBTQ rights, jabs Trump
    July 25, 2016
    Nevada State Sen. Pat Spearman drew sharp contrasts between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton over the issue of LGBTQ rights in a passionate, fiery address at the Democratic National Convention. Spearman, who is ...
  • Karla Ortiz, 11, left, and mother, Francisca Ortiz, wave after speaking during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Monday, July 25, 2016.
    Nevadans share immigration stories, tout Clinton at DNC
    July 25, 2016
    On Monday night, these three Nevadans took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to share their experiences with immigration — Karla Ortiz as the daughter of undocumented immigrants, living in fear that they’ll be deported, and her mother, Francisca Oritz, and Silva as ...
  • Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons in concert at the Joint on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. Afterward, frontman Dan Reynolds played DJ at nearby after-hours club Body English.
    Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds joins the parody-protest anthem, ‘Don’t Use Our Song’
    July 25, 2016
    As the frontman for the superstar rock band formed in Las Vegas, Reynolds appears with such stars as Josh Groban, Michael Bolton, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Usher, Cyndi Lauper, Sheryl Crow and John Mellencamp. Lyrically, Reynolds states, “Don’t use your song; it just seems wrong,” “Why would Reagan be playing…
  • Nevada center stage at DNC Hispanic Caucus meeting
    July 25, 2016
    Nevada took center stage at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee’s Hispanic Caucus this morning, where panelists touched on a host of issues from immigration reform to ...
  • Sanders supporters demand apology at Nevada delegation meeting
    July 25, 2016
    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, a longtime Bernie Sanders supporter who has endorsed Hillary Clinton, attempted to preach a message of unity at the ...
  • The outside of the Well Fargo Center is seen Saturday, July 23, 2016, before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
    Clinton's turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention
    July 25, 2016
    It's Hillary Clinton's turn. The Democratic National Convention opening today in Philadelphia is Clinton's chance to hit reset after a vigorous primary against ...
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
    Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening
    July 25, 2016
    onald Trump singled out France as one country he would subject to the "extreme vetting" he is proposing for those seeking to enter the United States, a move he says is necessary to deter attacks by people coming from countries "compromised by terrorism" ...
  • Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?
    July 25, 2016
    Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence. These are not fringe opinions. They are widespread views across the nation's bitter political divide. That means that on Nov. 9, the morning after Election Day, tens of millions of Americans will awaken to the realization that someone they loathe will be the 45th president of the United States ...
  • Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton smiles as she addresses members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union during their 42nd International Convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
    Divided America: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
    July 25, 2016
    Hillary Clinton and Mary Thomas have little in common, except for this: They both hope to add to the meager ranks of America's female elected officials come January ...
  • Democrats bedeviled anew by email as convention begins
    July 25, 2016
    On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind her steady leadership. To do that, she must overcome ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks July 14, 2016, at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton announced Friday night that she had chosen Kaine as her vice-presidential running mate.
    Democratic convention viewer guide: Clinton asking voters for fresh look in Philly
    July 25, 2016
    The Democratic National Convention will have all of the usual hoopla and pageantry of such events. But at its essence, the convention is Hillary Clinton's opportunity to ask people to give her a fresh look and rethink any negative preconceptions ...
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