Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., left, and Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., stand on the crest of Yucca Mountain during a congressional tour Thursday, April 9, 2015, near Mercury, Nev. Several members of congress toured the proposed radioactive wast dump 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
- Jury still out on Hardy’s shoot-from-the-hip style
- Surprise winner of 4th Congressional District plays with fire in public speaking engagements
- May 25, 2015
- By Ana Ley
- Cresent Hardy’s win was unthinkable a year ago. His victory over Democratic incumbent Steven Horsford was one of the most surprising outcomes of November’s midterm elections, when Nevada Democrats watched in horror as the state switched from blue to red. But Hardy, like other Nevada GOP candidates, managed to ...