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  • Clinton, Sanders, O’Malley hope to win labor support in Las Vegas
    Aug. 17, 2015
    Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley will try to win over the Nevada AFL-CIO this week during two days of ...
  • An artist’s rendering depicts the planned Resorts World Las Vegas at night.
    Top Sandoval aide departing to work for casino company
    Aug. 17, 2015
    One of Gov. Brian Sandoval's top advisers is leaving to work with the company behind the Resorts World casino under construction on the ...
  • Gov. Brian Sandoval, center, laughs as he looks at a picture presented to him by students at Matt Kelly Elementary School during a bill signing ceremony Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. The ceremony was for Senate Bill 432, which allocates millions of dollars for low-performing schools in the 20 poorest ZIP codes in Nevada.
    Nevada has a new formula for success
    Aug. 17, 2015
    After decades of feeling shafted by education funding, critics of the Nevada Plan in Clark County will get what they believe is their school district's ...
  • Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins laugh during a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in the lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event celebrated the 50th anniversary of The Beatles concert in Las Vegas on Aug. 20, 1964.
    Wild ride over for ‘cowboy commissioner’ Tom Collins
    Aug. 17, 2015
    From the earliest days of his political career, former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins has been outrageously quotable — and sometimes just outrageous. “There are political offices held all over this country by people who have convictions or violent tempers or other behaviors,” Collins said in 1992 as he was running for ...
  • Details about Clinton’s Tuesday visit to Las Vegas area released
    Aug. 15, 2015
    On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton will host a noon town hall meeting in North Las Vegas before speaking at a AFL-CIO convention. Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is also speaking at the convention ...
  • Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt gives the welcoming remarks Saturday at the inaugural Basque Fry at Corley Ranch in Gardnerville.
    4 GOP hopefuls headline Basque Fry near Carson City
    Aug. 15, 2015
    Nevada is taking a cue from events in other early-voting states with a Basque-themed barbecue featuring four Republican presidential hopefuls and hundreds of voters.
  • Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich greets voters after speaking to a packed crowd during a campaign stop Aug. 12 at the VFW in Derry, N.H.
    He may be a mystery, but Kasich challenges Bush in N.H.
    Aug. 15, 2015
    Even at his own rallies, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is a stranger to some New Hampshire voters.
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump points to his helicopter as it flies overhead Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.
    Front-runners Clinton, Trump descend on Iowa State Fair
    Aug. 15, 2015
    As Hillary Rodham Clinton walked among the booths of funnel cakes and corn dogs at the Iowa State Fair, trailed by a massive pack of media and onlookers, Donald Trump's helicopter circled the fairgrounds in the air above.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton leaves a pork chop stand during a visit Saturday to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Clinton reaffirms she didn’t send classified emails
    Aug. 15, 2015
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton reiterated Saturday that she did not send or receive emails marked classified from her homemade email server while secretary of state, an issue that continues to overshadow her campaign.
  • A badly bruised Mayor Larry Barton sits in his home Aug. 14 in Talladega, Ala., discussing what he says was his recent beating by another man armed with a baseball bat.
    Mayor: Assault not tied to rumored affair
    Aug. 15, 2015
    An Alabama mayor who was re-elected despite a federal conviction says recovering from an assault outside a barbershop where he works part time and allegations of a sex tape with the suspect's wife won't derail the final push of his campaign for a fifth term.
  • Senator Ted Cruz tells audience members what he will do if elected President during the Road to Reform Discussion at Red Rock Casino on Friday, August 14, 2015.
    Ted Cruz blasts Democrats and Republicans in bold Las Vegas speech
    Aug. 14, 2015
    Ted Cruz, the firebrand GOP presidential candidate who’s campaigning on promises to cut government spending, pitched himself as ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 6, 2015.
    Democrat Bernie Sanders to visit Las Vegas next week
    Aug. 14, 2015
    The Vermont senator is scheduled to speak at the Nevada State AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention in Las Vegas on ...
  • In this Feb. 28, 2014, photo, part-time Lyft driver Brittany Cameron drives her own vehicle as she gives a ride to Jennie Morris in Denver. Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft could be on the street in Nevada by the end of September.
    Uber, Lyft could be on Nevada streets in a month
    Aug. 14, 2015
    After nearly a year of waiting, Uber and Lyft are finally coming to Nevada. The ride-hailing giants have both filed permit applications with the Nevada Transportation ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during the National Right to Life convention, Friday, July 10, 2015, in New Orleans.
    In speech, Rubio slams Obama’s outreach to Iran, Cuba
    Aug. 13, 2015
    Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is slamming President Barak Obama's outreach to Iran and Cuba, calling his diplomacy with the two nations evidence of "every flawed strategic, moral and economic notion" that has driven ...
  • Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a town hall meeting at the Pearson Community Center in North Las Vegas Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.
    Rep. Amodei, former Lt. Gov. Krolicki join Jeb Bush Nevada team
    Aug. 13, 2015
    Jeb Bush has some powerful friends in Nevada. After winning the endorsement of Sen. Dean Heller, the GOP presidential candidate has signed up GOP Rep. Mark Amodei and former Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki as ...
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