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November 25, 2015

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    The crowd cheers as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign event at the Fox Theatre Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Atlanta.

    Sanders draws praise for immigration plan
    Nov. 24, 2015
    As immigration remains a front-and-center issue in the presidential election, supporters of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders are cheering his immigration plan as ...
  • State lawyers question school choice program’s military perk
    Nov. 24, 2015
    State Treasurer Dan Schwartz is getting pushback from state lawyers over a rule he proposed to help military families and kindergartners more easily access Nevada's new education savings accounts. Schwartz drew high praise ...
  • Environmental group says regulators stalling on public records request
    Nov. 23, 2015
    As the Public Utilities Commission weighs rooftop solar policies in Nevada, a clean energy watchdog group said the PUC was withholding documents ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks at a rally Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Pahrump.
    Ben Carson: Monitor anyplace ‘radicalization is going on’
    Nov. 23, 2015
    Not only mosques, but schools, supermarkets, car repair shops and "any place where radicalization is going on" should be monitored in light of terrorist threats, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Monday while ...
  • Trump on protester: ‘Maybe he should have been roughed up’
    Nov. 23, 2015
    Donald Trump suggested Sunday the half-dozen white attendees at his campaign rally on Saturday may have reacted appropriately when they shoved, tackled, punched and kicked ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, addresses the Sunshine Summit on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Orlando, Fla.
    Cruz seeks to cast himself as electable conservative
    Nov. 23, 2015
    Ted Cruz is among the most hated men in Washington, reviled by leaders of both parties as an ideological hard-liner loyal only to the far-right of the conservative movement. But racing down an Iowa highway on a snowy weekend morning, a solemn Cruz suggested ...
  • Most GOP candidates flunk climate science
    Nov. 23, 2015
    When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments.
  • Louisiana Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards holds up an umbrella as he reacts with supporters at his election-night watch party in New Orleans on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. Edwards won the runoff election for Louisiana governor Saturday, defeating the once-heavy favorite, Republican David Vitter, and handing the Democrats their first statewide victory since 2008.
    After victory, Edwards starts piecing together transition
    Nov. 22, 2015
    Fresh off a strong victory in the Louisiana governor's race, Democrat John Bel Edwards began to work Sunday on his plans for the transition into his new office and an upcoming term in which he'll have to grapple with a hefty state financial crisis.
  • Egyptians vote in second stage of parliamentary elections
    Nov. 22, 2015
    Egyptians trickled into mostly empty polling centers as they voted Sunday in the second stage of parliamentary elections that will produce the country's first legislature since a chamber dominated by Islamists was dissolved by a court ruling in 2012.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks from a gymnasium side porch to people who weren't able to fit in to hear her speech at Fisk University on Friday in Nashville, Tenn.
    Clinton says she would break up ‘big banks’ if needed
    Nov. 22, 2015
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said in South Carolina on Saturday she is willing to split apart big financial institutions should the need arise. The Democratic primary front-runner told Democrats gathered at a rally in North Charleston that she has the "toughest" proposals for dealing with Wall Street. She …
  • Sanders allows he’d lose Democratic primary if held today
    Nov. 22, 2015
    Bernie Sanders acknowledged on Saturday that he'd lose the Democratic primary to Hillary Rodham Clinton if the election were held now.
  • Carson would support monitoring of ‘anti-American’ groups
    Nov. 22, 2015
    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said Saturday that he wants to expand the government's surveillance operations aimed at potential terrorist threats, even beyond tracking American Muslims as rival Donald Trump has suggested.
  • Louisiana Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards reacts to supporters at his election night watch party in New Orleans.
    Louisiana picks Democrat as next governor
    Nov. 21, 2015
    Democrat John Bel Edwards won the runoff election for Louisiana governor Saturday, defeating the once-heavy favorite, Republican David Vitter, and handing the Democrats their first statewide victory since 2008.
  • Louisiana choosing governor in surprisingly close race
    Nov. 21, 2015
    Louisiana voters decide Saturday whether to elect a Democrat to statewide office for the first time since 2008 in a close competition that has seen the Republican former front-runner, U.S. Sen. David Vitter, plagued with questions of character and integrity.
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Iowa Central Community College, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
    Trump tries to pull back from support for Muslim database
    Nov. 21, 2015
    Donald Trump on Saturday tried to back away from his support for a government database to track Muslims in the United States, an idea that drew sharp rebukes from his Republican presidential rivals and disbelief from legal experts. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called the prospect ...
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