• Sandoval Web site offers new slogan but no stance on issues

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Former federal Judge Brian Sandoval revamped his Web site with a new slogan and a call for donations but still no stances on the issues. Sandoval is campaigning for governor as a Republican. Continue reading….

  • The GOP’s New York Fiasco

    (Wall Street Journal) – Republicans are telling themselves that a political wave is building that could carry them to big election gains next year. Judging by their performance so far in a special election in New York, however, they deserve to wander in the minority for another generation or two. Continue reading…

  • Sharron Angle brings senate campaign to Las Vegas

    (Examiner) – Sharron Angle will formally kick off her campaign for the Republican Party nomination for US Senate today in front of the Federal Building in Las Vegas. The night before, introduced by KXNT radio talk show host Alan Stock, she hosted a gathering of about thirty people at Arizona Charlie’s Casino...

  • Politico: Poll: Most Nevadans think Reid is “weak”

    (Glenn Thrush) – More than half of likely Nevada voters think Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is a “weak” leader — with 84 percent of Reid’s Democratic base supporting a public option for health care reform, according to a new poll sponsored by a progressive group running Reid ads in the state....

  • Sharron Angle gears up to challenge Harry Reid

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Conservative Sharron Angle isn’t ceding anything to leading Republicans who want to challenge incumbent Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. She says she has nearly as much money as Danny Tarkanian, is more clearly conservative than Sue Lowden and has more experience than both of them combined. Continue reading…

  • Beers no show

    (Elko Daily Free Press) – They didn’t get all their questions answered about last year’s abruptly disbanded Republican state convention, but the overall consensus at the Elko County Republican Party Central Committee meeting Saturday is that it is time to push ahead. Continue reading…

  • Sandoval takes job with Jones Vargas law firm

    (RGJ) – Former U.S. District Judge Brian Sandoval has joined the Nevada law firm of Jones Vargas. Sandoval, a Republican, resigned from the bench last month to launch a campaign for governor. He said he will focus on building an alternative dispute resolution practice for the firm, one of the state’s largest...

  • With a year-plus to go, rethinking Harry Reid’s race

    (LV Sun) – What has been the conventional wisdom isn’t holding up, some analysts say. Continue reading…

  • Reid Acts Lax As Race Heats Up

    (CQ Politics) – Even as Harry Reid jets off for high-profile fundraisers with the vice president and launches his first round of campaign ads at home, the powerful Senate Majority Leader continues to appear nonchalant in the halls of the Capitol about the danger of losing his seat next year. – Read...

  • Lobbyists’ $100K haul for Reid

    (Politico) – Several of the top lobbyists in Washington helped pad Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s massive campaign warchest last quarter, plunging $100,000 into his 2010 re-election effort. – Read the rest here

  • First GOP, Now Progressives Challenge Harry Reid’s Leadership

    (Newsweek) – Last week, Holly wrote about the tough race Harry Reid will face next year in Nevada. Republicans, she wrote, are eager to knock him off, as they did Tom Daschle in 2006. And if his poll numbers are any indication, Reid should be worried. – Read more here

  • Doomed Democratic dynasties of Biden and Reid?

    (London Telegraph) – It’s way too early to start predicting the results of next year’s mid-term elections. But Democrats are already quaking in their boots. Remember all those breathless predictions of the Democratic party being in power for a zillion years? We’re not hearing those now. – Read more here

  • Big surge among small donors for GOP helps campaign committees

    (The Hill) – The Republican National Committee (RNC) and the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) have seen a surge in the number of small-dollar donors making contributions in recent months, according to new reports. – Read more here

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