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October 23, 2016

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    Singer Katy Perry reacts for a selfie at a rally in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Las Vegas.

    Katy Perry, LA mayor part of influx as early voting begins
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    Published Oct. 22, 2016, Updated Oct. 22, 2016 | 6:27 p.m.
    Singer Katy Perry neatly summed up the importance of down-ballot voting at a rally this evening at UNLV: “We got a crew. We got a clique. We all run together.” It was an appropriate message to cap off the first day of early voting in Nevada, where Republicans …
  • High Roller on the Las Vegas Strip, the worlds tallest observation wheel, goes red, white and blue in honor of the final 2016 Presidential Debate on Oct. 19 at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Wednesday, October 19, 2016.
    New York Times: Las Vegas, known for excess, was perfect debate backdrop
    Oct. 23, 2016
    Outside the Four Queens casino in downtown Las Vegas, just past Elvis and a pregnant burlesque dancer, stood “Baby Donald” — a rotund man in a rubber Donald Trump mask, wearing a diaper and clutching a giant baby bottle. “Make diapers great again,” his …
  • Missouri a key arena in volatile fight for Senate control
    Oct. 23, 2016
    For much of the year, Democrats viewed Jason Kander as a perfect Senate candidate running in the …
  • Trump recording narrows national divide on sexual assault
    Oct. 23, 2016
    Of all the silver linings one might have expected from this whiplash-crazy election, a new national understanding of sexual assault would have been quite hard …
  • Hector Rivera, a regional field director with For Our Future, coordinates canvassing efforts from the Democratic-aligned super PAC’s offices in Las Vegas on Oct. 12.
    Key Senate race in Nevada shifts to a ground game
    Oct. 23, 2016
    For all the millions of dollars spent on this election, the outcome may come down to people like Megan Blas. A 25-year-old college student who grew up in Guam, Blas spends up to 32 hours each week knocking on doors, canvassing voters …
  • Hillary Clinton departs an Ohio Democrats early-voting event at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland on Friday.
    Outside money favors Clinton at 2-to-1 rate over Trump
    Oct. 23, 2016
    Six years after a Supreme Court decision opened vast new channels for money to flow into national elections, Democrats have built the largest and best-coordinated apparatus of outside groups operating in the 2016 presidential …
  • Off message again: Trump vows to sue all female accusers
    Oct. 22, 2016
    Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats …
  • 9 Nevada unions announce support for legalized-pot measure
    Oct. 22, 2016
    Nine Nevada unions have joined the Silver State’s largest union in endorsing legalized adult-use marijuana, the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol …
  • Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, gestures as he speaks at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/)
    Pence continues to massage Trump's controversial remarks
    Oct. 22, 2016
    It's become a familiar routine for Mike Pence. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says something headline-grabbing, dubious or outright false, and his mild-mannered running mate sets out to refashion the boss's argument. It's happening …
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in Fletcher, N.C.
    Trump to-do list: Speech to lay out agenda for 1st 100 days
    Oct. 22, 2016
    Donald Trump is pushing ahead with a to-do list for the first 100 days of a Trump administration even as his path to the White House narrows. Beset by weeks of controversy, the Republican presidential nominee is ...
  • Race in GOP-friendly Missouri could determine Senate control
    Oct. 22, 2016
    The clamor for change fueling Republican Donald Trump's presidential campaign may help a little-known Democrat upset a powerful GOP senator in red-state Missouri on Election Day. And with just a handful of competitive races around the country, the outcome in Missouri could ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in Newtown, Pa.
    Trump, somewhat subdued, admits he might lose election
    Oct. 22, 2016
    Donald Trump projected confidence Friday, but also seemed to prepare for at least the possibility of an Election Day loss, as he and Hillary Clinton courted their supporters with competing public events for the first time in ...
  • Stephanie DeJesus, at right, helps a voter fill out a registration form outside the E. Saraha DMV, Friday Sept. 12, 2014. DeJesus is a field registrar for Mi Familia Vota, a non-partisan organization that encourages civic engagement among the Hispanic community.
    Nevada Democrats head toward election with 89,000-voter lead
    Oct. 21, 2016
    Nevada Democrats head into voting season with an 89,000-person registration lead over Republicans ...
  • Donald Trump speaks to a group of Republican organizations at the Treasure Island Thursday, April 28, 2011.
    Trump's ventures have long fueled business, controversy in Nevada
    Oct. 21, 2016
    While he was maneuvering in Nevada gaming and political circles during the ’80s and ’90s, it wouldn’t be until the early 2000s that Donald Trump would begin to develop ...
  • U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., speaks during the Nevada Senatorial Debate at Canyon Springs High School on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in North Las Vegas. The debate between Heck and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto was televised statewide.
    Heck campaign voices confidence in Nevada elections chief
    Oct. 20, 2016
    Republican Rep. Joe Heck's campaign says the Senate candidate has a great deal of confidence in Nevada's elections chief and will undoubtedly accept the results of his own race ...
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