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House votes on payroll tax bill, sets up final compromise
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Reid: House GOP bill dead on arrival in Senate
Disregarding the sure threat of a presidential veto, the House of Representatives passed their version of a payroll tax cut extension Tuesday, setting up the final stage of this season’s prime political showdown.
Heller working with nonpartisan group that includes Democrats
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Nevada senator's 'No Budget, No Pay' proposal part of group's 12-point plan
Well here’s something you don’t see every day: Dean Heller, flanked by Democrats — some of whom even had nice things to say about his legislative proposals.
Nevada Democrats push to confirm new top consumer finance watchdog
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Nevada Democrats — with the help of a few consumer advocates — are kicking into high gear in anticipation of Thursday’s vote to confirm President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Democrats relying on 'girl power' to help win Senate
Democrats relying on 'girl power' to help win Senate
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
politics:
To win the Senate, Democrats and Republicans are going to need successful fundraising, great messaging and a strong get-out-the-vote effort. But Senate Democrats say they’ve got something else giving them an advantage: girl power.
Newt Gingrich threading the needle on immigration issue
Newt Gingrich threading the needle on immigration issue
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Newt Gingrich didn’t rise to the top of the Republican presidential field by being the nicest guy at the debates, nor by delivering safe and simple talking points on the issues.
'Slugfest' is on between Heller and Berkley for U.S. Senate seat
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Sometimes, it’s the personal touch that counts. Or at least that’s what U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., was banking on this Wednesday, when he made a round of calls to Nevada reporters to stress the talking points of a press release calling on U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., his main opponent in the 2012 race for Nevada’s second U.S. Senate seat, to vote in favor of a balanced budget amendment she’s trashed as irresponsible since Day One.
Heller and Kirk in an amendment-off over Yucca mountain
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Republican Sens. Dean Heller and Mark Kirk have got themselves into a bona fide amendment-off over Yucca mountain, but their squabble may be destined to stay on the sidelines of the Senate floor.
Heck speaks about veterans in GOP weekly address
Heck speaks about veterans in GOP weekly address
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Nevada Congressman Joe Heck delivered the weekly Republican address this morning, and in honor of the holiday, he spoke about veterans.
Photo: Republican presidential candidates Texas Gov. Rick
GOP presidential debate features housing issue
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Perry has memory lapse, Cain defiant on sexual harrassment allegations
Once the reject issue of the 2012 debate circuit, housing seems to have secured a central place in debates from now on, as the moderators of the CNBC debate Wednesday spent an extended period grilling every Republican presidential contender on stage but one about his or her position on the economic question that hits Nevadans particularly close to home.
Harry Reid seeks to capitalize on rare moment of bipartisanship to push veterans bill
Monday, November 7, 2011
After decisive votes in the House and Senate, Congress is on the brink of a rare thing: bipartisan support for a piece of President Barack Obama’s jobs bill. And Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn’t letting the moment go without attempting to make one good bipartisan turn yield another.
Heller part of Republican effort to producing sweeping FCC reforms
Heller part of Republican effort to producing sweeping FCC reforms
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Two days after President Barack Obama nominated a bipartisan pair of commissioners to take over at the Federal Communications Commission, a Republican pair of lawmakers — including Nevada Sen. Dean Heller — is pushing a double-bill of bills to institute sweeping reforms at the agency.
Dina Titus being pressured not to run for 1st Congressional District seat
Dina Titus being pressured not to run for 1st Congressional District seat
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Ruben Kihuen supporters urging Titus not to force primary against Hispanic Democrat
Dina Titus is preparing to announce her congressional bid for Nevada’s first district Thursday, and supporters of Ruben Kihuen are doing everything to try to change her mind.
Poll suggests Berkley has closed gap in Senate race
Poll suggests Berkley has closed gap in Senate race
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Things are looking up for Shelley Berkley. She ended September with a record-setting quarter for donations to her campaign, which also happened to be almost double that collected by her presumed opponent in the race to Nevada’s second Senate seat, Dean Heller — who has been the incumbent since he was appointed to fill out the rest of John Ensign’s term back in May.
Photo: Mitt Romney and Rick Perry take part in the GOP pr
Romney, Cain attacked in 'Wild West' GOP presidential debate
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The Republican presidential debates fallen into a rut, but that all changed Tuesday night as candidates ripped the gloves off and verbally sparred their way through issues, throwing the sorts of punches that in Vegas, are reserved for the Ultimate Fighting Championship ring.
Huntsman not a fan of a Nevada caucus; big fan of Nevada money
Huntsman not a fan of a Nevada caucus; big fan of Nevada money
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Mitt Romney and Herman Cain may be the Republican frontrunners in Nevada, but guess who claimed the most Silver State coin in the third quarter?

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