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March 20, 2018

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    First lady Melania Trump speaks at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H., Monday, March 19, 2018. President Trump is in New Hampshire to unveil more of his plan to combat the nation's opioid crisis.

    First lady to hold first public event on cyberbullying
    March 20, 2018
    Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety, more than a year after saying that would be her issue as first lady ...
  • Then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 11, 2017, during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on major threats facing the U.S.
    Mueller now has memos McCabe kept on Trump dealings
    March 17, 2018
    Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos detailing interactions with the president ...
  • U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., left, is being challenged for the GOP nomination by Danny Tarkanian, right.
    With Tarkanian's exit from Senate race, the Bannon revolt fizzles
    March 17, 2018
    Tarkanian's decision to drop out gives a significant boost to Heller, widely considered one of the most vulnerable Republican senators ...
  • In this file photo, Danny Tarkanian, then a Republican candidate for Congress, responds to a question during an interview at the Railroad Pass Casino Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.
    Tarkanian drops out of Senate race after Trump weighs in
    March 16, 2018
    Danny Tarkanian is no longer running against GOP incumbent Dean Heller in the U.S. Senate primary in Nevada and is instead running for Congress with President Donald Trump’s support. The Republican candidate dropped out of the Senate race today, the last day of the filing period, saying in a statement that Trump reached out to him Wednesday urging him to run for Congress. This morning, Trump tweeted, “It would be great for the ...
  • TV ads target Nevada, 3 other states key to redistricting
    March 16, 2018
    The Democratic Governors Association says it's spending $20 million on TV ads in four states where governors will play a key role in the next round of congressional redistricting. The ad buys announced Friday target Michigan, Nevada, Ohio and ...
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    Maximize your political dollars: Tips and tricks for donating
    March 16, 2018
    We break down political advocacy groups.
  • Judge deals blow to recall petitions targeting 2 state senators
    March 15, 2018
    Thousands of signatures on petitions to recall two state senators could be removed after a judge ruled that a state law allowing people to pull their support is constitutional. The judge today decided the ...
  • Gov. Sandoval's press secretary St. Martin taking new job
    March 15, 2018
    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is getting a new press secretary. The governor announced Thursday that Communications Director Mari St. Martin is leaving the post to pursue an ...
  • Man accused of falsifying signatures on petition
    March 14, 2018
    A Las Vegas man who allegedly falsified signatures on a petition to get the Green Party on the ballot during the last presidential election has been ...
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks about Qatar at the State Department in Washington, Friday June 9, 2017. Tillerson is calling on Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar.
    Trump replaces Tillerson with Pompeo in dramatic shakeup
    March 13, 2018
    President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by tweet on Tuesday and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take his place, abruptly ending ...
  • President Donald Trump arrives to speak to the White House Opioid Summit in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington.
    Trump's strong words on guns give way to political reality
    March 12, 2018
    Not two weeks ago, President Donald Trump wagged his finger at a Republican senator and scolded him for being "afraid of the NRA," declaring that he would stand up to the powerful gun ...
  • President Donald Trump walks to the Oval Office after speaking at the Latino Coalition Legislative Summit, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Washington.
    Trump wants to rely less on White House staff
    March 10, 2018
    Always improvisational, the president exercised his penchant for going it alone in a big way this week: first, by ordering ...
  • GOP candidate in Pennsylvania struggles with campaign basics
    March 10, 2018
    Just days before western Pennsylvania's special election, his campaign informed some residents that he may knock on doors ...
  • Shelley Berkley speaks during the Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum luncheon to honor the 28 student representatives selected at the 2017 Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum at the Las Vegas Country Club on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017.
    Berkley to Rosen: Don’t underestimate GOP’s Heller in Senate race
    March 10, 2018
    Former U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley has some advice for Rep. Jacky Rosen, a fellow Democrat, as Rosen looks ahead to a potential U.S. Senate election battle against incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada. Speaking on Nevada Newsmakers recently, Berkley told ...
  •  In this Aug. 22, 2017, photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at the 21st Annual Lake Tahoe Summit in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
    Heller thinks Justice Kennedy could save his re-election bid
    March 9, 2018
    Dean Heller knows he’s the most vulnerable Republican senator in the country. But he thinks Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy might just help him hang ...
  • In this Feb. 1, 2013, file photo, an employee of North Raleigh Guns demonstrates how a "bump" stock works at the Raleigh, N.C., shop.
    Tennessee panel blocks testimony of Las Vegas shooting survivors on bump stocks
    March 7, 2018
    A Tennessee legislative panel has declined to let two Las Vegas concert shooting survivors testify after Republican lawmakers delayed ...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown of California in Sacramento for his final State of the State address, Jan. 25, 2018. The Trump administration has reignited its simmering conflict with California over immigration, suing the state and Brown on March 6 after more than a year of tensions between the two sides and a string of legal threats over so-called sanctuary laws.
    Trump administration sues California over immigration laws
    March 7, 2018
    The lawsuit was the department’s boldest attack yet against California, one of the strongest opponents of the Trump administration’s efforts to curb ...
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