Chuck Muth

  • Politics
    Former GOP Chief Announces Senate Candidacy

    Nevada businesswoman, philanthropist and former state senator Sue Lowden officially entered the campaign for the United States Senate in Nevada today, joining a crowded field of GOP challengers to Democrat Sen. Harry Reid – including Danny Tarkanian, Sharron Angle and Mark Amodei. Lowden announced her candidacy one day after her resignation as...

  • Politics
    GOP Group to Hold Convention in Reno

    The National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NVRA) will hold its Biannual Convention in Reno, Nevada, on October 23-25, 2009 at the Atlantis Hotel. Guest speakers include Ken Blackwell, John Fund, Chris Simcox, Floyd Brown, Gov. Mike Huckabee. The NFRA describes itself as “a grassroots movement to take back the Republican Party for...

  • Politics
    Reid’s Two Faces Win Janus Award

    “The Janus Award is going to Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada,” gun rights expert John M. Snyder announced here today. “I’m doing this in recognition of the U.S. Senate Majority Leader’s ambivalent commitment to the rights of law-abiding firearm owners.” A former National Rifle Association editor, Snyder is Public Affairs Director of...

  • Opinion
    GOP’s Dream Team II

    Way back on May 14, 2009, I wrote in Muth’s Truths that Nevada Republicans had the potential of fielding a “dream team” of top-tier candidates who could potentially lead the beleaguered party back from the political wilderness. The team would include Rep. Dean Heller vs. Sen. Harry Reid, federal judge Brian Sandoval...

  • Politics
    Halseth Declares for AD 13

    Republican Elizabeth Halseth announced today as a candidate for Nevada State Assembly District 13 in Las Vegas. The seat is currently held by GOP Assemblyman Chad Christensen, who has told people he will be running for the Nevada State Senate seat in District 9 next year against fellow Republican and incumbent Sen....

  • Politics
    Heck Mulls Jump into CD 3 Race

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Dr. Joe Heck says he is “seriously considering” leaving the governor’s race and entering the race for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada). Heck attended a meeting in Las Vegas today called by former Republican CD 3 candidate John Guedry – who withdrew...

  • Politics
    Conservative Eyes Moving Up to Senate

    (Sparks, NV) – Five-term Assemblyman Don Gustavson has announced that he will seek the Nevada State Senate seat in District 2 overseeing portions of Lyon, Storey, and Washoe Counties. The seat is being vacated by Republican Senator Maurice Washington due to term limits. Gustavson, a Republican, currently represents Assembly District 32.

  • Politics
    McNaught Eyes Senate Run

    (Las Vegas – NV) – Republican businessman Patrick McNaught has announced his candidacy for Nevada State Senate District 12 in Clark County. The seat is currently vacant due to the resignation of GOP Sen. Warren Hardy shortly after the 2009 legislative session. “I plan on offering voters a real choice between the...

  • Politics
    Heck Stands Up for Taxpayers

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Joe Heck joined Gov. Jim Gibbons this week in signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. In doing so, Dr. Heck issued the following statement: “Some say this pledge ‘ties the hands of the governor,’ rather I have come to believe that it is a way to prevent elected officials from...

  • Politics
    Ellis to Run for Assembly

    (Las Vegas, NV) – Republican Tibi Ellis, a healthcare professional who immigrated to the United States from Venezuela as a young teenager, has announced her candidacy for Nevada State Assembly District 5 in Las Vegas. The seat is currently held by Democrat Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero-Loop. “I’ve grown increasingly frustrated and alarmed at...

  • Opinion
    Raggio’s RINOs

    “State Senate Minority Leader Bill Raggio warned today that a citizens committee expected to propose changes in taxes and state spending to improve the quality of life in Nevada must not be filled with ‘tax users’ for its recommendations to win public acceptance,” reported the Las Vegas Review-Journal this week. “The stakeholder...

  • Politics
    Sandoval and the Tax Pledge

    Immediately upon announcing as a Republican candidate for governor last week, former federal judge Brian Sandoval declared that the would not sign the Taxpayer Protection Pledge promising voters that as governor he would “oppose and vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes.” Warning! Warning! Danger, Will Robinson! Now, if Sandoval...

  • Opinion
    Time to Break Out the Pink Slips

    Immediately following a meeting with Gov. Jim Gibbons last week, Democratic legislators, as well as some moderate Republicans, emerged and proclaimed adamantly that the state budget couldn’t be cut any further. Wow, talk about broken records and boys who cry wolf. These legislators have been saying there’s nothing more to cut since….well,...

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