All posts tagged "Shelley Berkley"

  • Politics
    Heller’s Latest Ad Attacks Berkley’s Alleged Ethics Violations

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – A new ad released by the Dean Heller for Senate campaign this week documents what it describes as an established pattern of Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., using her office for personal gain. “Berkley pushed legislation and twisted the arms of federal regulators, advocating policies for financial gain, saving...

  • Government
    Amodei Slap Down: Now That’s Got to Leave a Mark

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Who’d’ve taken soft-spoken, polite-to-a-fault, in Congress-only-nine-months Rep. Mark Amodei for a triple-play threat. In one simple declarative statement released via email Wednesday, Amodei wove in just-beneath-the-surface nuances that stabbed fellow Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley in the back, stroked fellow Republican Sen. Dean Heller and tweaked the upturned, imperious nose...

  • Government
    Paycheck Fairness Act Defeated, Just as Democrats Planned

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) The Paycheck Fairness Act vote went as expected and failed on a vote of 52-47 today. The bill needed 60 votes for cloture to move it forward in the legislative process. Sen. Harry Reid voted aye at first but then changed his vote to no, presumably so he could...

  • Politics
    Candidates File For Office, Hit The Ground Electioneering

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – There was a flurry of candidate filing for office and some political maneuvering as Nevada’s 2012 election season officially got under way. Over 90 candidates filed for a variety of offices in Clark County. Another 17 filed with the Secretary of State’s office and others filed...

  • Business
    Buying A Foreclosed Home Can Be A Win-Win-Win-Win-Win Situation

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – There’s a story out today  about how Sen. Dean Heller’s campaign is attacking Rep. Shelley Berkley’s husband for … buying and selling foreclosured homes and trying to make a profit. Rep. Shelley Berkley’s husband has been investing in Las Vegas troubled homes, renting out some but selling two...

  • Opinion
    Las Vegans Turn Out To Honor Veterans In Annual Parade

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – Thousands of people lined Las Vegas Boulevard this morning to celebrate Veterans...

  • Government
    Where’s The Scandal?

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Government corruption takes many forms, but one of the most obvious is when an elected or unelected official uses his authority to benefit himself, a spouse or a supporter financially. That’s the reason Rep. Shelley Berkley is in hot water. As The New York Times reported, she used her...

  • Politics
    Georgiou In Senate Race To Stay

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Nevada Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Byron Georgiou said he is in the race to win it in 2012 despite facing opposition from U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. Georgiou, who has put in more than $1 million of his own money into what is expected to...

  • Government
    Nevada Delegation Splits On House Speaker Plan

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada news Bureau) – Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., announced today he will back a spending reduction plan put forth by House Speaker John Boehner because it proposes a balanced budget amendment that will protect the United States’ AAA credit rating. A vote on the plan scheduled for today was delayed, however....

  • Opinion
    Berkley Is Far Out Of Mainstream On Abortion

    (Don Nelson/NevadaLIFE) – A recent Associated Press (AP) story on Nevada Senator Dean Heller’s abortion position misses the real story on abortion in the NV Senate Race. Senator Heller’s abortion votes are mainstream and Shelley Berkley’s votes are radically left of many who are pro-choice. In recent weeks, newspapers around Nevada and...

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