• Missing Nevada GOP state convention ballots discovered

    Delegate ballots missing from last year’s abruptly aborted state Republican convention have been discovered in a casino cashier cage and will be counted Friday by Republicans who still feel the party cheated them out of a place at the national convention. Continue reading…

  • Reid jabs generate backlash

    The wife of Sen. Harry Reid and others are striking back at unsubstantiated talk radio claims that seem to downplay or dismiss the story of a 1981 attempt to blow up the Reid family car. Continue reading…

  • Governor’s staff chief takes unusual step of fundraising

    The governor’s chief of staff, Robin Reedy, is hitting up his supporters for money to help finance his reelection bid. In a move that political observers say is unprecedented for recent governors, Reedy sent out an invitation last week inviting potential donors to a fundraiser Friday in Northern Nevada that she is...

  • Tark Launches New Online Web Headquarters

    (Nevada News Bureau Staff) – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian has launched a new online headquarters (www.tark2010.org) adding several new features which he says will help him defeat incumbent Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) next year should he win the GOP nomination in next June’s primary. “In order to beat Harry Reid,...

  • I Finally Met Barbara Cegavske After 7 Years!

    (Mike Zahara) – Tears streamed down my face, snot dripped from my nose as I finally met my own State Senator, GOPer Barbara Cegavske, Saturday! Just under 7 years living in the district, somehow, we never ran into each other though Rochelle-y Berkley tries to run me over every weekend when she’s...

  • Harry Reid, shopping for reelection insurance

    What Harry Reid did Monday afternoon gave new meaning to the phrase “public option.” The Senate majority leader, after haggling behind closed doors with members of his Democratic caucus, realized that he couldn’t cobble together the 60 votes he needed to pass health-care legislation with a government-run health plan. So Reid chose...

  • Democrat Child Seeks Buckley’s Assembly Seat

    (Nevada News Bureau Staff) – Kevin Child announced today his candidacy Nevada State Assembly District 8 seat being vacated by term-limited Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley (D). Child has run for office on numerous occasions as a Republican in the past, but has re-registered and is running as a Democrat this time. “With...

  • Malcontent Gadfly Creates Anti-Lowden PAC

    (Chuck Muth) – Robert Holloway, a card-carrying Paultard purportedly representing a tiny group of paranoid tinfoil hat wearing fellow malcontents, announced today the formation of a Political Action Committee to oppose the candidacy of Sue Lowden for the United States Senate. According to Hollow-Head Holloway, the reason the PAC is being formed...

  • Anti-abortion bid may have unintended effect

    The biggest fans of social conservative Richard Ziser’s newly filed anti-abortion ballot initiative might be Nevada Democrats facing the ballot in 2010. Continue reading…

  • Harry Reid: A Mormon in the middle

    Harry Reid is very active in his church, say fellow members in the Washington area. But that may come as a shock to some Mormon critics who contend that the Senate leader’s political stands put him at odds with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Continue reading…

  • Political consultants work together, have differences of opinion

    Political consultants and close friends Billy Vassiliadis and Pete Ernaut knew it was inevitable. The time has come. They’re on opposing teams, despite being partners in R&R Partners. The two talked about it before Ernaut merged his business with R&R Partners in 2005. Vassiliadis favors mostly Democrats; Ernaut tilts Republican. Continue reading…

  • AD 13 Ground Zero for GOP Controversy

    (Chuck Muth) - The race for Republican nomination for Assembly District 13 could well be the most entertaining, if not divisive, of the entire campaign cycle.

  • Influential locals describe their march to power

    The Southern Nevada economy is struggling, but opportunities to become a leader in the business community have not evaporated along with the jobs market. Local power players say Las Vegas is still a great place to rise to the top. Continue reading…

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