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8 News NOW/LVRJ Poll: Heller Widens Lead Over Berkley

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Republican Sen. Dean Heller is extending his lead over Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley in the battle for his U.S. Senate seat, according to an 8 News NOW/Las Vegas Review-Journal poll released early Thursday morning. More>>

Poll: Presidential Race Too Close to Call

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The presidential race in Nevada is a virtual flip of the coin, with President Barack Obama holding a slim 47 percent to 46 percent lead over challenger Mitt Romney among likely voters, an 8 News NOW/Las Vegas Review-Journal poll shows. More>>

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  • Rep. Heck Enters 2014 With $1 Million Cash on Hand

    Rep. Heck Enters 2014 With $1 Million Cash on Hand

    Friday, January 31 2014 9:49 PM EST2014-02-01 02:49:00 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- In campaign reports filed Friday with the Federal Election Commission, Republican Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada's 3rd Congressional District disclosed that he ended last year with $1,020,149 cashMore>>
    In campaign reports filed Friday with the Federal Election Commission, Republican Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada's 3rd Congressional District disclosed that he ended last year with $1,020,149 cash on hand.More>>
  • Nevada to Keep 'None of the Above' on the Ballot

    Nevada to Keep 'None of the Above' on the Ballot

    Monday, January 13 2014 1:52 PM EST2014-01-13 18:52:38 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada's unique "none of the above" voting option for statewide races will remain an election spoiler for the foreseeable future. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined toMore>>
    Nevada's unique "none of the above" voting option for statewide races will remain an election spoiler for the foreseeable future.More>>
  • Effort Launched to Bring 2016 GOP Convention to Las Vegas

    Effort Launched to Bring 2016 GOP Convention to Las Vegas

    Tuesday, October 29 2013 5:33 PM EDT2013-10-29 21:33:17 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- A newly formed group, Nevada Host Committee, plans to make a formal bid to hold the 2016 Republican National Convention in Las Vegas. "Las Vegas is the number one convention destination inMore>>
    A newly formed group, Nevada Host Committee, plans to make a formal bid to hold the 2016 Republican National Convention in Las Vegas.More>>
  • Reid Sets Showdown Gun Vote on Thursday

    Reid Sets Showdown Gun Vote on Thursday

    Monday, October 14 2013 12:46 PM EDT2013-10-14 16:46:31 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate's top Democrat said there will be a showdown vote on Thursday on his party's effort to enact new gun restrictions. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he does not knowMore>>
    The Senate's top Democrat said there will be a showdown vote on Thursday on his party's effort to enact new gun restrictions.More>>
  • I-Team: Sue Lowden Announces Bid for Lt. Governor

    Sue Lowden Announces Bid for Lt. Governor

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 8:58 PM EDT2013-10-03 00:58:41 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Former Nevada State Senator Sue Lowden is throwing her hat into the race for lieutenant governor. The Republican announced her bid this morning, saying she'd make the part-timeMore>>
    Former Nevada State Senator Sue Lowden is throwing her hat into the race for lieutenant governor.More>>
  • I-Team: County Commission Revisits Horse Tripping Issue

    I-Team: County Commission Revisits Horse Tripping Issue

    Monday, August 19 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-08-19 23:16:59 GMT
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    LAS VEGAS -- Horse roping is called animal cruelty by some, and living history by others. Clark County commissioners will decide Tuesday whether to ban rodeos with controversial horse roping events. HorseMore>>
    Clark County commissioners will decide Tuesday whether to ban rodeos with controversial horse roping events.More>>
  • Lowden to Explore Bid for Lieutenant Governor

    Lowden to Explore Bid for Lieutenant Governor

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 2:16 PM EDT2013-07-31 18:16:22 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Former State Senator Sue Lowden will explore a 2014 bid for lieutenant governor of Nevada, according to information sent Wednesday by the candidate. Lowden, a Republican, ran for United StatesMore>>
    Former State Senator Sue Lowden will explore a 2014 bid for lieutenant governor of Nevada, according to information sent Wednesday by the candidate.More>>
  • Former State Senator Sue Lowden Considers Run for Office

    Former State Senator Sue Lowden Considers Run for Office

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 3:33 PM EDT2013-06-19 19:33:59 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Sue Lowden, a former state senator and the former chairwoman of the Nevada Republican Party is considering a run for lieutenant governor in 2014. "I am seriously thinking about it. I willMore>>
    Sue Lowden, a former state senator and the former chairwoman of the Nevada Republican Party is considering a run for lieutenant governor in 2014.More>>
  • Senators Push to Keep Government Tourism in Nevada

    Senators Push to Keep Government Tourism in Nevada

    Friday, June 7 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-06-07 18:38:57 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada's congressional representatives don't want the government to blacklist cities because they're too fun. Senators Dean Heller and Harry Reid introduced a bill Thursday to preventMore>>
    Nevada's congressional representatives don't want the government to blacklist cities because they're too fun.More>>
  • Nevada Senator Comes Out as Gay During Debate

    Nevada Senator Comes Out as Gay During Debate

    Wednesday, April 24 2013 6:13 PM EDT2013-04-24 22:13:42 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- As Nevada legislators emotionally debated a move toward same-sex marriage, one lawmaker rose to his feet and declared, "I'm gay." Nevada state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson says thatMore>>
    As Nevada legislators emotionally debated a move toward same-sex marriage, one lawmaker rose to his feet and declared, "I'm gay."More>>
  • Nevada Senate Considers Outlawing Dangerous Pets

    Nevada Senate Considers Outlawing Dangerous Pets

    Thursday, March 28 2013 6:00 PM EDT2013-03-28 22:00:56 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Lawmakers are considering whether lions and tigers and bears --and several others species -- should be legal to own in Nevada. Large crowds filled legislative meeting rooms ThursdayMore>>
    Lawmakers are considering whether lions and tigers and bears --and several others species -- should be legal to own in Nevada.More>>
  • I-Team: Committee Votes to Expel Brooks

    I-Team: Committee Votes to Expel Brooks

    Wednesday, March 27 2013 3:07 AM EDT2013-03-27 07:07:11 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- For the first time since 1867, members of the Nevada Legislature are convening to consider ousting one of their own. Assembly Majority Leader William Horne opened a special bipartisanMore>>
    For the first time since 1867, members of the Nevada Legislature ousted one of their own.
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  • Lawmakers Question New Nevada Death Chamber

    Lawmakers Question New Nevada Death Chamber

    Wednesday, March 20 2013 4:58 PM EDT2013-03-20 20:58:57 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- A new execution chamber at Ely State Prison isn't high on the priority list of Nevada lawmakers. Legislators questioned the $700,000 price tag during a budget hearing Wednesday. TheyMore>>
    A new execution chamber at Ely State Prison isn't high on the priority list of Nevada lawmakers.More>>
  • Little Sympathy From Southern Lawmakers for North

    Little Sympathy From Southern Lawmakers for North

    Tuesday, March 19 2013 5:17 PM EDT2013-03-19 21:17:54 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Some southern Nevada lawmakers had little sympathy for rural higher education advocates who asked for more money and time to prepare for a new funding formula that will shiftMore>>
    Some southern Nevada lawmakers had little sympathy for rural higher education advocates who asked for more money and time to prepare for a new funding formula that will shift money to Las Vegas campuses.More>>
  • Bill Allows Driving Privilege Cards for Immigrants

    Bill Allows Driving Privilege Cards for Immigrants

    Monday, March 18 2013 6:28 PM EDT2013-03-18 22:28:02 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Non-U.S. citizens would be able to legally obtain driving privileges in Nevada under a bi-partisan bill introduced in the Nevada Senate. SB303 sets out procedures and requirementsMore>>
    Non-U.S. citizens would be able to legally obtain driving privileges in Nevada under a bi-partisan bill introduced in the Nevada Senate.More>>
  • Troubled Nev. Lawmaker's Actions to be Scrutinized

    Troubled Nev. Lawmaker's Actions to be Scrutinized

    Thursday, March 14 2013 4:30 PM EDT2013-03-14 20:30:30 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Nevada Assembly could soon decide the fate of a state lawmaker who has been arrested twice since January. Legislative leaders said Thursday that a committee that will recommendMore>>
    The Nevada Assembly could soon decide the fate of a state lawmaker who has been arrested twice since January.More>>
  • Senate OKs Fixing Animal Cruelty Reporting Law

    Senate OKs Fixing Animal Cruelty Reporting Law

    Tuesday, March 12 2013 7:30 PM EDT2013-03-12 23:30:00 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Nevada Senate has approved a bill to fix a law that unintentionally made reports of animal cruelty confidential. Senators on Tuesday unanimously approved SB73 sponsored byMore>>
    The Nevada Senate has approved a bill to fix a law that unintentionally made reports of animal cruelty confidential.More>>
  • Bill Would Make Blue Weinmaraner Nevada State Dog

    Bill Would Make Blue Weinmaraner Nevada State Dog

    Friday, March 8 2013 7:54 PM EST2013-03-09 00:54:36 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- There were barks and yips in the Nevada Senate as a Reno senator introduced a bill to make the Blue Weinmaraner the official state dog of Nevada. Sen. Ben Kieckhefer of RenoMore>>
    There were barks and yips in the Nevada Senate as a Reno senator introduced a bill to make the Blue Weinmaraner the official state dog of Nevada.More>>
  • Nevada Bill Would Fine Teens for Smoking

    Nevada Bill Would Fine Teens for Smoking

    Thursday, March 7 2013 7:10 PM EST2013-03-08 00:10:05 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- A state senator wants to close an omission he sees in Nevada law when it comes to teens and smoking. Republican Sen. James Settelmeyer of Minden says while state law prohibitsMore>>
    A state senator wants to close an omission he sees in Nevada law when it comes to teens and smoking.More>>
  • Nev. Bill Targets Mental Health, Background Checks

    Nev. Bill Targets Mental Health, Background Checks

    Thursday, March 7 2013 7:08 PM EST2013-03-08 00:08:39 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- A bill requiring universal background checks to purchase a firearm and faster reporting of people suffering with mental illness into a federal database was introduced ThursdayMore>>
    A bill requiring universal background checks to purchase a firearm and faster reporting of people suffering with mental illness into a federal database was introduced Thursday in the Nevada Senate, the same day Congress began debate on bills restricting firearms.More>>
  • 1 of 2 Animal Cruelty Bills Clears Committee

    1 of 2 Animal Cruelty Bills Clears Committee

    Thursday, March 7 2013 7:04 PM EST2013-03-08 00:04:41 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- An inadvertent hindrance in animal cruelty reporting created by a 2011 law is one step closer to being closed after Nevada senators passed a corrective measure through committee. TheMore>>
    An inadvertent hindrance in animal cruelty reporting created by a 2011 law is one step closer to being closed after Nevada senators passed a corrective measure through committee.More>>
  • Assembly GOP: Reform Public Retirement, Wages

    Assembly GOP: Reform Public Retirement, Wages

    Thursday, March 7 2013 4:22 PM EST2013-03-07 21:22:49 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Assembly Republicans say public employee pension and prevailing wage reforms are at the top of their agenda for the 2013 Nevada Legislature. During a news conference Thursday,More>>
    Assembly Republicans say public employee pension and prevailing wage reforms are at the top of their agenda for the 2013 Nevada Legislature.More>>
  • NV Supreme Court Orders Response from Legislature

    NV Supreme Court Orders Response from Legislature

    Wednesday, March 6 2013 9:39 PM EST2013-03-07 02:39:59 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Nevada Supreme Court has ordered the Legislature to respond to claims by troubled Assemblyman Steven Brooks that lawmakers cannot prevent him from serving in the Assembly. InMore>>
    The Nevada Supreme Court has ordered the Legislature to respond to claims by troubled Assemblyman Steven Brooks that lawmakers cannot prevent him from serving in the Assembly.More>>
  • Assembly GOP Opposes Nevada Mining Tax Plan

    Assembly GOP Opposes Nevada Mining Tax Plan

    Wednesday, March 6 2013 4:11 PM EST2013-03-06 21:11:19 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Republicans in the Nevada Assembly are distancing themselves from their Senate colleagues over a proposal to seek more taxes from mining. The Assembly GOP caucus on WednesdayMore>>
    Republicans in the Nevada Assembly are distancing themselves from their Senate colleagues over a proposal to seek more taxes from mining.More>>
  • Senate GOP Targets Mining as Tax Alternative

    Senate GOP Targets Mining as Tax Alternative

    Tuesday, March 5 2013 4:57 PM EST2013-03-05 21:57:35 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Republican leadership in the Nevada Senate wants to reform the state's mining tax laws as an alternative to the teachers' tax initiative that will appear on the 2014 ballot. TheMore>>
    Republican leadership in the Nevada Senate wants to reform the state's mining tax laws as an alternative to the teachers' tax initiative that will appear on the 2014 ballot.More>>
  • Bill Would Abolish Nevada Caucus for Early Primary

    Bill Would Abolish Nevada Caucus for Early Primary

    Monday, March 4 2013 5:00 PM EST2013-03-04 22:00:28 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada would revert to a presidential primary instead of a caucus system under a bill introduced in the state Senate. Republican Sen. James Settelmeyer of Minden says the mainMore>>
    Nevada would revert to a presidential primary instead of a caucus system under a bill introduced in the state Senate.More>>
  • Bills Strengthen Law for Animal Cruelty Offenses

    Bills Strengthen Law for Animal Cruelty Offenses

    Friday, March 1 2013 4:01 PM EST2013-03-01 21:01:35 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada lawmakers are considering two bills that toughen the state's stance against cock fighting and revise the provisions governing the release of animal cruelty reporting data. DemocraticMore>>
    Nevada lawmakers are considering two bills that toughen the state's stance against cock fighting and revise the provisions governing the release of animal cruelty reporting data.More>>
  • Bill Passes Committee, Refines Concealed Carry Law

    Bill Passes Committee, Refines Concealed Carry Law

    Wednesday, February 27 2013 7:29 PM EST2013-02-28 00:29:05 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- A Nevada state senator trying to streamline the process for people packing heat unbeknownst to the public made progress as his bill cleared committee. Republican Sen. James SettelmeyerMore>>
    A Nevada state senator trying to streamline the process for people packing heat unbeknownst to the public made progress as his bill cleared committee.More>>
  • Reid: Strengthen Renewable Energy Standards

    Reid: Strengthen Renewable Energy Standards

    Wednesday, February 20 2013 9:07 PM EST2013-02-21 02:07:40 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is calling on Nevada lawmakers to strengthen the state's renewable energy portfolio standards and close loopholes that he says have allowed the state's largestMore>>
    U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is calling on Nevada lawmakers to strengthen the state's renewable energy portfolio standards and close loopholes that he says have allowed the state's largest utility to evade the spirit of the law designed to spur investment in green energy.More>>
  • Wet 'n' Wild Begins Hiring Process for 300 Positions

    Wet 'n' Wild Begins Hiring Process for 300 Positions

    Wednesday, February 20 2013 3:50 PM EST2013-02-20 20:50:02 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas is in the process of hiring for more than 300 positions as it prepares for its upcoming season which starts on Memorial Day weekend. Applications are being acceptedMore>>
    Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas is in the process of hiring for more than 300 positions as it prepares for its upcoming season which starts on Memorial Day weekend.More>>
  • GOP Warns Obama Against Tax Increases, Spending

    GOP Warns Obama Against Tax Increases, Spending

    Tuesday, February 12 2013 10:48 PM EST2013-02-13 03:48:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans say President Barack Obama's second-term agenda will bring more tax increases and increase deficit spending. They're vowing to promote economic growth to help middle-classMore>>
    Republicans say President Barack Obama's second-term agenda will bring more tax increases and increase deficit spending. They're vowing to promote economic growth to help middle-class families find good jobs.More>>
  • Rand Paul to Deliver Tea Party Response to Obama

    Rand Paul to Deliver Tea Party Response to Obama

    Friday, February 8 2013 5:16 PM EST2013-02-08 22:16:34 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Marco Rubio isn't the only potential Republican presidential candidate delivering a response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. Sen. Rand Paul is giving theMore>>
    Sen. Marco Rubio isn't the only potential Republican presidential candidate delivering a response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. Sen. Rand Paul is giving the tea party's response.More>>
  • Leave Being Worked Out for Nevada Assemblyman

    Leave Being Worked Out for Nevada Assemblyman

    Tuesday, February 5 2013 3:55 PM EST2013-02-05 20:55:20 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- A lawyer for Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks says he hopes to have a signed agreement soon setting terms for the troubled lawmaker's leave of absence from the state Legislature. MitchellMore>>
    A lawyer for Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks says he hopes to have a signed agreement soon setting terms for the troubled lawmaker's leave of absence from the state Legislature.More>>
  • Assembly Will Name Panel to Investigate Brooks

    Assembly Will Name Panel to Investigate Brooks

    Friday, February 1 2013 4:14 PM EST2013-02-01 21:14:56 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada Assembly leaders say they will appoint a select committee next week to investigate Assemblyman Steven Brooks to recommend if he should serve in his seat as the 2013 begins. InMore>>
    Nevada Assembly leaders say they will appoint a select committee next week to investigate Assemblyman Steven Brooks to recommend if he should serve in his seat as the 2013 begins.More>>
  • Sandoval Proposes $6.5B General Fund Budget

    Sandoval Proposes $6.5B General Fund Budget

    Wednesday, January 16 2013 9:24 PM EST2013-01-17 02:24:12 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is proposing a $6.5 billion general fund budget that relies on extending taxes that would otherwise expire and diverting money from designated accountsMore>>
    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is proposing a $6.5 billion general fund budget that relies on extending taxes that would otherwise expire and diverting money from designated accounts to support basic state services.More>>
  • Governor Sandoval to Deliver State of the State Address

    Governor Sandoval to Deliver State of the State Address

    Wednesday, January 16 2013 8:10 PM EST2013-01-17 01:10:52 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. - Governor Brian Sandoval will lay out his vision for 2013, when he delivers his State of the State Address Wednesday night. Several state lawmakers have already made the trek to CarsonMore>>
    Governor Brian Sandoval will lay out his vision for 2013, when he delivers his State of the State Address Wednesday night.More>>
  • Leslie Gives Nevada "Progressives" State of State

    Leslie Gives Nevada "Progressives" State of State

    Wednesday, January 9 2013 9:20 PM EST2013-01-10 02:20:35 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A former state senator says Nevada should tax mining and corporations to raise revenue to improve education and provide adequate social services. Sheila Leslie, who lost the NovemberMore>>
    A former state senator says Nevada should tax mining and corporations to raise revenue to improve education and provide adequate social services.More>>
  • Obama Re-nominates Judge Opposed by Heller

    Obama Re-nominates Judge Opposed by Heller

    Thursday, January 3 2013 4:13 PM EST2013-01-03 21:13:55 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- President Barack Obama has re-nominated a Las Vegas judge for the federal bench in Nevada. But Nevada's two U.S. senators remain split in their support for Clark County DistrictMore>>
    President Barack Obama has re-nominated a Las Vegas judge for the federal bench in Nevada.More>>
  • Nevada Voter Registration Tops 1.3M in December

    Nevada Voter Registration Tops 1.3M in December

    Wednesday, January 2 2013 4:16 PM EST2013-01-02 21:16:56 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The number of active registered voters in Nevada topped 1.3 million in December as Democrats extended their registration lead over Republicans. Figures released Wednesday byMore>>
    The number of active registered voters in Nevada topped 1.3 million in December as Democrats extended their registration lead over Republicans.More>>
  • Nevada Lawmakers Vote to Stop Posting Salaries Online

    Nevada Lawmakers Vote to Stop Posting Salaries Online

    Friday, December 21 2012 2:29 PM EST2012-12-21 19:29:54 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Critics in Nevada are calling new regulations that excuse cities and counties from posting public salaries online a strike against transparency. A legislative commission Thursday passedMore>>
    Critics in Nevada are calling new regulations that excuse cities and counties from posting public salaries online a strike against transparency.More>>
  • Nevada Presidential Electors Formalize Obama Vote

    Nevada Presidential Electors Formalize Obama Vote

    Monday, December 17 2012 7:49 PM EST2012-12-18 00:49:12 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada's six presidential electors have cast their Electoral College ballots for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Secretary of State Ross Miller headed aMore>>
    Nevada's six presidential electors have cast their Electoral College ballots for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.More>>
  • Controversial Arizona Governor Received $250,000 from Adelsons

    Controversial Arizona Governor Received $250,000 from Adelsons

    Thursday, December 13 2012 1:27 PM EST2012-12-13 18:27:13 GMT
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's political action committee reports receiving more than $900,000 in donations this year, including $250,000 from billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon AdelsonMore>>
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's political action committee reports receiving more than $900,000 in donations this year, including $250,000 from billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam.More>>
  • Reid: Next 2 Days Critical in Fiscal Cliff Talks

    Reid: Next 2 Days Critical in Fiscal Cliff Talks

    Wednesday, December 12 2012 7:00 PM EST2012-12-13 00:00:55 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the next two days are critical for the White House and Congressional Republicans to reach agreement over automatic tax increases and spendingMore>>
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the next two days are critical for the White House and Congressional Republicans to reach agreement over automatic tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect Jan. 1.More>>
  • Reid: 'Extremely Difficult' to Solve Fiscal Cliff

    Reid: 'Extremely Difficult' to Solve Fiscal Cliff

    Tuesday, December 11 2012 4:10 PM EST2012-12-11 21:10:22 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate's top Democrat says "it's going to be extremely difficult" to pass legislation to address the so-called fiscal cliff before Christmas, but adds there's still a chance it canMore>>
    The Senate's top Democrat says "it's going to be extremely difficult" to pass legislation to address the so-called fiscal cliff before Christmas, but adds there's still a chance it can be done.More>>
  • Sandoval to Release Full Agency Fund Requests

    Sandoval to Release Full Agency Fund Requests

    Thursday, December 6 2012 10:09 PM EST2012-12-07 03:09:36 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's chief of staff says the governor will release agency funding "wish lists" sometime next week. The development comes after some critics suggestedMore>>
    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's chief of staff says the governor will release agency funding "wish lists" sometime next week.More>>
  • $2 Billion Price Tag for Presidential Election

    $2 Billion Price Tag for Presidential Election

    Thursday, December 6 2012 8:41 PM EST2012-12-07 01:41:31 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Campaign finance filings with the government now show that the cost of the 2012 U.S. presidential race has surpassed $2 billion. The new tallies released Thursday, which include nearlyMore>>
    Campaign finance filings with the government now show that the cost of the 2012 U.S. presidential race has surpassed $2 billion.More>>
  • Casino Owner Aided Romney in Late $10M Bet

    Casino Owner Aided Romney in Late $10M Bet

    Thursday, December 6 2012 5:29 PM EST2012-12-06 22:29:58 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- New campaign finance figures for the final two weeks of the 2012 campaign show that Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife gave $10 million to a "super" political committeeMore>>
    New campaign finance figures for the final two weeks of the 2012 campaign show that Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife gave $10 million to a "super" political committee supporting losing GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.More>>
  • FEC Says Angle Violated Campaign Reporting Laws

    FEC Says Angle Violated Campaign Reporting Laws

    Monday, December 3 2012 4:10 PM EST2012-12-03 21:10:56 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Federal Election Commission said Sharron Angle's campaign didn't properly report hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions or $2.3 million in debts duringMore>>
    The Federal Election Commission said Sharron Angle's campaign didn't properly report hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions or $2.3 million in debts during her failed 2010 U.S. Senate bid in Nevada.More>>
  • Freshmen Nevada Lawmakers Learn the Ropes

    Freshmen Nevada Lawmakers Learn the Ropes

    Wednesday, November 28 2012 5:42 PM EST2012-11-28 22:42:15 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Class is in session for freshmen Nevada lawmakers. Orientation began Wednesday in Carson City for all newly-elected legislators, who are learning the ropes of the legislativeMore>>
    Orientation began Wednesday in Carson City for all newly-elected legislators, who are learning the ropes of the legislative process before the 2013 session begins Feb. 4.More>>
  • Republicans Propose Plan for Undocumented Youth

    Republicans Propose Plan for Undocumented Youth

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 5:17 PM EST2012-11-27 22:17:57 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Republicans set to retire from the Senate have unveiled a plan to provide a way for young people brought into the country illegally to stay here. The legislation introduced by Sens.More>>
    Two Republicans set to retire from the Senate have unveiled a plan to provide a way for young people brought into the country illegally to stay here.More>>
  • Nevada Election Sees Highest Turnout Increase in the Nation

    Nevada Election Sees Highest Turnout Increase in the Nation

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 3:12 PM EST2012-11-27 20:12:57 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Secretary of State Ross Miller says Nevada distinguished itself nationally in the general election by having the highest percentage increase in voter turnout from the last presidentialMore>>
    Secretary of State Ross Miller says Nevada distinguished itself nationally in the general election by having the highest percentage increase in voter turnout from the last presidential contest four years ago.More>>
  • Official: Pelosi to Remain as Leader of House Democrats

    Official: Pelosi to Remain as Leader of House Democrats

    Wednesday, November 14 2012 2:44 PM EST2012-11-14 19:44:45 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Congressional official says House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has told her party caucus she will remain as minority leader in the new session of Congress. This official says theMore>>
    A Congressional official says House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has told her party caucus she will remain as minority leader in the new session of Congress.More>>
  • Fact Check: Obama Ad Questions Romney's Medicaid Commitment

    Fact Check: Obama Ad Questions Romney's Medicaid Commitment

    Tuesday, November 13 2012 4:05 PM EST2012-11-13 21:05:20 GMT
    Claim: An advertisement endorsed by President Barack Obama that is airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 takes an excerpt from Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in which he says: "President Obama and IMore>>
    An advertisement endorsed by President Barack Obama that is airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 accuses Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney of turning his back on Medicaid recipients.More>>
  • Las Vegas Businesses React to Obama's Re-Election

    Las Vegas Businesses React to Obama's Re-Election

    Thursday, November 8 2012 9:30 AM EST2012-11-08 14:30:15 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - With the re-election of President Obama, small businesses are wondering what the next four years will mean for them. While business groups such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce criticized PresidentMore>>
    With the re-election of President Obama, small businesses are wondering what the next four years will mean for them.More>>
  • Nevada Women Doom Romney

    Nevada Women Doom Romney

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 7:18 PM EST2012-11-08 00:18:59 GMT
    RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Republican Mitt Romney performed better among a number of constituencies than John McCain did against President Barack Obama four years ago. But he continued to suffer from the genderMore>>
    Romney continued to suffer from the gender gap that has plagued the GOP in Nevada the last three presidential elections.More>>
  • Record Turnout of Nevada Voters

    Record Turnout of Nevada Voters

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 1:34 PM EST2012-11-07 18:34:48 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada achieved record turnout after passing the 1 million ballot mark. The state reported nearly 81 percent of the Nevada's active registered voters cast a ballot this election, inchingMore>>
    Nevada achieved record turnout after passing the 1 million ballot mark.More>>
  • Two Newcomers Capture NV Education Board Seats

    Two Newcomers Capture NV Education Board Seats

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 1:31 PM EST2012-11-07 18:31:55 GMT
    RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Two newcomers and an incumbent have captured seats on the State Board of Education. Dave Cook of Carson City won re-election Tuesday, while Las Vegans Alexis Gonzales-Black and AllisonMore>>
    Two newcomers and an incumbent have captured seats on the State Board of Education.More>>
  • Election Had Little Impact on Nevada Legislature

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 3:50 AM EST2012-11-07 08:50:45 GMT
    TO BE TOPPED WITH ELECTION RESULTS As always, every Assembly seat and one-third of the 21 seats in the state Senate are up for election. The tightest Senate races are expected to be the following, withMore>>
    As a result of Tuersday's election, Democrats maintained their 11-10 edge in the state Senate and added one seat in the Assembly for what is now a 27 to 15 majority.More>>
  • Nevada Crosses 1 Million Ballot Mark, Sets Record

    Nevada Crosses 1 Million Ballot Mark, Sets Record

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 3:26 AM EST2012-11-07 08:26:07 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada has achieved record turnout after passing the 1 million ballot mark. The state reported nearly 81 percent of the state's active registered voters cast a ballot this election. Tuesday'sMore>>
    Nevada has achieved record turnout after passing the 1 million ballot mark.More>>
  • Election Snags Include Long Lines, Machine Issues

    Election Snags Include Long Lines, Machine Issues

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 12:32 AM EST2012-11-07 05:32:23 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Voting has wrapped up in Nevada after an election day of some long lines and minor polling place problems. Officials with Secretary of State Ross Miller's office say problems TuesdayMore>>
    Voting has wrapped up in Nevada after an election day of some long lines and minor polling place problems.More>>
  • Reid Says 'No Time for Excuses'

    Reid Says 'No Time for Excuses'

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 12:09 AM EST2012-11-07 05:09:41 GMT
    (AP) -- Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said Democrats and Republicans must come together and show that they are up to the challenges ahead. The Senate Majority Leader spoke after Democrats won enough seats toMore>>
    Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said Democrats and Republicans must come together and show that they are up to the challenges ahead.More>>
  • Obama Wins Nevada's 6 Electoral Votes

    Obama Wins Nevada's 6 Electoral Votes

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 12:06 AM EST2012-11-07 05:06:09 GMT
    RENO, Nev. (AP) -- President Barack Obama has won battleground Nevada and its six electoral votes, adding to a victory that will send him to the White House for four more years. Both Obama and GOP challengerMore>>
    President Barack Obama has won battleground Nevada and its six electoral votes, adding to a victory that will send him to the White House for four more years.More>>
  • Elections Office: No Voter Fraud Reports in Nev.

    Elections Office: No Voter Fraud Reports in Nev.

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 11:59 PM EST2012-11-07 04:59:34 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Officials with Secretary of State Ross Miller's office say there was nothing close to voter fraud reported at Nevada polls. Miller's office pointed to long lines as the reason why someMore>>
    Officials with Secretary of State Ross Miller's office say there was nothing close to voter fraud reported at Nevada polls.More>>
  • Polls Close in Nevada

    Polls Close in Nevada

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 11:15 PM EST2012-11-07 04:15:25 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - Nevada voters are heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the presidential election. Election officials are offering tips to ensure the voting process runs smoothly. Polls in NevadaMore>>
    Nevada voters are heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the presidential election. Election officials are offering tips to ensure the voting process runs smoothly.More>>
  • Secretary of State Discusses Election Day Preparations

    Secretary of State Discusses Election Day Preparations

    Secretary of State Ross Miller stopped by the 8 News NOW studios Tuesday to talk about Election Day expectations.More>>
  • Measure Would Affect Authority to Call Special Sessions

    Measure Would Affect Authority to Call Special Sessions

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 9:27 AM EST2012-11-06 14:27:59 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - In addition to the presidential race, voters in southern Nevada will be deciding a handful of ballot questions, including Question One. The question asks voters to approve or disapprove anMore>>
    In addition to the presidential race, voters in southern Nevada will be deciding a handful of ballot questions, including Question One, which would give the Legislature the power to call special legislative sessions.More>>
  • Ballot Measure Seeks Property Tax Increase for School Repairs

    Ballot Measure Seeks Property Tax Increase for School Repairs

    Monday, November 5 2012 2:24 PM EST2012-11-05 19:24:37 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - Lana D'Apriele has her hands full most mornings with four kids. While their education is a top priority, she's had concerns about whether the Clark County School District is giving her kidsMore>>
    A ballot initiative asks voters if they would support raising property taxes to pay for school renovations. The school district says the money would help vulnerable schools, but opponents say it's too costly.More>>
  • Half of Nevada Voters Cast Ballots in Early Voting

    Half of Nevada Voters Cast Ballots in Early Voting

    Friday, November 2 2012 7:18 PM EDT2012-11-02 23:18:10 GMT
    On the final day of early voting, voters line up at a polling site near Sahara Avenue and Decatur Boulevard to cast their ballots.On the final day of early voting, voters line up at a polling site near Sahara Avenue and Decatur Boulevard to cast their ballots.
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Half of active Nevada voters have already cast ballots during early voting in advance of Tuesday's general election. The secretary of state's office said 628,000 people -- orMore>>
    Half of active Nevada voters have already cast ballots during early voting in advance of Tuesday's general election.More>>
  • Obama and Romney: Where They Stand On The Issues

    Obama and Romney: Where They Stand On The Issues

    Friday, November 2 2012 4:44 PM EDT2012-11-02 20:44:39 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A look at where President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues: ABORTION and BIRTH CONTROL: Obama: Supports access to abortion.More>>
    A look at where President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:More>>
  • RNC Alleges Voting Machines in Nevada Flawed

    RNC Alleges Voting Machines in Nevada Flawed

    Thursday, November 1 2012 8:25 PM EDT2012-11-02 00:25:07 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Republican National Committee alleges voting machines in Nevada and five other states are flawed and improperly casting votes for President Obama. In a letter sent ThursdayMore>>
    The Republican National Committee alleges voting machines in Nevada and five other states are flawed and improperly showing votes for President Obama instead of GOP nominee Mitt Romney.More>>
  • 8 News NOW/LVRJ Poll: Heller Maintains Lead Over Berkley

    8 News NOW/LVRJ Poll: Heller Maintains Advantage Over Berkley

    Wednesday, October 31 2012 2:56 PM EDT2012-10-31 18:56:27 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Entering the last week before the Nov. 6 election, Republican Sen. Dean Heller is maintaining a 46 percent to 40 percent lead over Democratic challenger Shelley Berkley in the race for hisMore>>
    Entering the last week before the Nov. 6 election, Republican Sen. Dean Heller is maintaining a 46 percent to 40 percent lead over Democratic challenger Shelley Berkley in the race for his U.S. Senate seat, an 8 News NOW/Las Vegas Review-Journal poll shows.More>>
  • Eva Longoria to Speak at Obama Event Thursday

    Eva Longoria to Speak at Obama Event Thursday

    Tuesday, October 30 2012 9:37 PM EDT2012-10-31 01:37:16 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Less than a week before the election, President Barack Obama will once again visit the Las Vegas valley. Obama is scheduled to speak at a grassroots event at the Cheyenne Sports ComplexMore>>
    Less than a week before the election, President Barack Obama will once again visit the Las Vegas valley.More>>
  • 8 News NOW/LVRJ Poll: Tarkanian Leads Horsford

    8 News NOW/LVRJ Poll: Tarkanian Leads Horsford by Five Points

    Tuesday, October 30 2012 4:44 PM EDT2012-10-30 20:44:24 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- In a race still too close to call, Republican Danny Tarkanian leads Democrat Steven Horsford 47 percent to 42 percent in their battle to become the first representative of Nevada's 4th CongressionalMore>>
    In a race still too close to call, Republican Danny Tarkanian leads Democrat Steven Horsford 47 percent to 42 percent in their battle to become the first representative of Nevada's 4th Congressional District.More>>
  • 5 Nevada Senate Races Will Determine Control

    5 Nevada Senate Races Will Determine Control

    Tuesday, October 30 2012 3:22 PM EDT2012-10-30 19:22:17 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Control of the Nevada Senate is up for grabs next week, with five races in play to determine whether Democrats or Republicans will be in charge. Democrats hold an 11-10 edge.More>>
    Control of the Nevada Senate is up for grabs next week, with five races in play to determine whether Democrats or Republicans will be in charge.More>>
  • Romney Scraps Monday Night and Tuesday Campaigning

    Romney Scraps Monday Night and Tuesday Campaigning

    Monday, October 29 2012 12:19 PM EDT2012-10-29 16:19:42 GMT
    AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is curtailing his campaign schedule as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the Eastern seaboard, canceling planned appearances Monday nightMore>>
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is curtailing his campaign schedule as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the Eastern seaboard, canceling planned appearances Monday night and all day Tuesday.More>>
  • Obama Cancels Florida Campaign Trip, Returns to D.C.

    Obama Cancels Florida Campaign Trip, Returns to D.C.

    Monday, October 29 2012 7:16 AM EDT2012-10-29 11:16:42 GMT
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is canceling a planned campaign appearance in Florida and returning to Washington to oversee the federal government's response to the ever-threatening HurricaneMore>>
    President Barack Obama is canceling a planned campaign appearance in Florida and returning to Washington to oversee the federal government's response to the ever-threatening Hurricane Sandy.More>>
  • First Lady Makes Appeal to Women Voters

    First Lady Makes Appeal to Women Voters

    Friday, October 26 2012 8:11 PM EDT2012-10-27 00:11:57 GMT
    Hundreds of people visited Orr Middle School to hear first lady Michelle Obama encourage the crowds to vote early for her husband. Hundreds of people visited Orr Middle School to hear first lady Michelle Obama encourage the crowds to vote early for her husband.
    LAS VEGAS -- Hundreds of people visited Orr Middle School to hear first lady Michelle Obama encourage the crowds to vote early for her husband. She didn't attack his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney.More>>
    Hundreds of people visited Orr Middle School to hear first lady Michelle Obama encourage the crowds to vote early for her husband.More>>
  • Early Voting Draws 25 Percent of Nevada Voters

    Early Voting Draws 25 Percent of Nevada Voters

    Friday, October 26 2012 4:04 PM EDT2012-10-26 20:04:58 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- One-quarter of active Nevada voters have already cast ballots in the November election during the first six days of early voting. New tallies released Friday by the secretaryMore>>
    One-quarter of active Nevada voters have already cast ballots in the November election during the first six days of early voting.More>>
  • Romney Son to Campaign in Vegas Friday

    Romney Son to Campaign in Vegas Friday

    Thursday, October 25 2012 10:37 PM EDT2012-10-26 02:37:12 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- A son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Las Vegas Friday afternoon to campaign for his father. Craig Romney is scheduled to visit phone banks around the Las VegasMore>>
    A son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Las Vegas Friday afternoon to campaign for his father.More>>
  • Tickets Sell Out For First Lady Visit

    Tickets Sell Out For First Lady Visit

    Thursday, October 25 2012 9:51 PM EDT2012-10-26 01:51:21 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Tickets are no longer available for the First Lady's visit to Las Vegas Friday, the Obama campaign said. Michelle Obama is scheduled to speak to supporters during a grassroots event at OrrMore>>
    Tickets are no longer available for the First Lady's visit to Las Vegas Friday, the Obama campaign said.More>>
  • President Obama Departs California for Vegas

    President Obama Departs California for Vegas

    Wednesday, October 24 2012 11:05 PM EDT2012-10-25 03:05:49 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- President Barack Obama is heading to Nevada for a campaign rally featuring a free concert by pop singer Katy Perry at a park near downtown Las Vegas. Obama embarked Wednesday on aMore>>
    President Barack Obama is heading to Nevada for a campaign rally featuring a free concert by pop singer Katy Perry at a park near downtown Las Vegas.More>>
  • More Than 162K Vote Early in Nevada

    More Than 162K Vote Early in Nevada

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 5:52 PM EDT2012-10-23 21:52:05 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- More than 162,000 Nevadans have cast ballots in the first three days of early voting. Figures provided Tuesday by the secretary of state's office shows 125,312 people have votedMore>>
    More than 162,000 Nevadans have cast ballots in the first three days of early voting.More>>
  • Thousands Turn Out For Romney, Ryan Stop in Nevada

    Thousands Turn Out For Romney, Ryan Stop in Nevada

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 5:05 PM EDT2012-10-23 21:05:04 GMT
    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- Fresh off the presidential debate in Florida, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and vice presidential running mate Paul Ryan are making a Las Vegas-area campaignMore>>
    Thousands of people turned out for a Republican campaign event featuring Mitt Romney and vice presidential running mate Paul Ryan.More>>
  • Fact Check: Missteps in Final Presidential Debate

    FACT CHECK: Missteps in Final Presidential Debate

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 10:36 AM EDT2012-10-23 14:36:05 GMT
    (EDITOR'S NOTE -- An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story) WASHINGTON (AP) -- Voters didn't always get the straight goods when PresidentMore>>
    Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadership Monday night before their last super-sized audience of the campaign.More>>
  • Nevadans Suffering from Election Overload

    Nevadans Suffering from Election Overload

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 9:30 AM EDT2012-10-23 13:30:17 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney will each make campaign stops in southern Nevada this week as the election draws closer. The frequent campaign visitsMore>>
    The frequent campaign visits and constant barrage of political ads has many Nevadans suffering from election overload.More>>
  • Obama, Romney Tour Debate Site

    Obama, Romney Tour Debate Site

    Monday, October 22 2012 8:15 PM EDT2012-10-23 00:15:16 GMT
    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have toured the site of tonight's debate in the battleground state of Florida. The 90-minute faceoff at Lynn University in Boca Raton willMore>>
    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have toured the site of tonight's debate in the battleground state of Florida.More>>
  • Democrats Outpace GOP in October Voter Registration

    Democrats Outpace GOP in October Voter Registration

    Friday, October 19 2012 5:17 PM EDT2012-10-19 21:17:36 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Democrats registered twice as many voters than Republicans in Nevada, according to the Secretary of State. Of the 1.26 million active voters in Nevada, 41.9 percent are Democrats, 34.7 percentMore>>
    Democrats registered twice as many voters than Republicans in Nevada, according to the Secretary of State.More>>
  • Josh Romney Campaigns for Dad in Southern Nevada

    Josh Romney Campaigns for Dad in Southern Nevada

    Friday, October 19 2012 3:37 PM EDT2012-10-19 19:37:53 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Mitt Romney's son Josh is campaigning for his dad in southern Nevada. The Republican presidential candidate's third son is taking the Romney-Ryan campaign bus to stops in Las Vegas andMore>>
    Mitt Romney's son Josh is campaigning for his dad in southern Nevada.More>>
  • Democrats File FEC Complaint Against Tarkanian

    Democrats File FEC Complaint Against Tarkanian

    Friday, October 19 2012 1:32 PM EDT2012-10-19 17:32:01 GMT
    Congressional candidate Danny TarkanianCongressional candidate Danny Tarkanian
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Nevada Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission against Republican congressional hopeful Danny Tarkanian. The complaint filed ThursdayMore>>
    The Nevada Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission against Republican congressional hopeful Danny Tarkanian.More>>
  • VP Biden Stumps at Vegas-Area Work Training Site

    VP Biden Stumps at Vegas-Area Work Training Site

    Friday, October 19 2012 1:22 PM EDT2012-10-19 17:22:13 GMT
    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is continuing a two-day visit to battleground Nevada with an appearance at a Democratic campaign rally at a union work training center in NorthMore>>
    Vice President Joe Biden is continuing a two-day visit to battleground Nevada with an appearance at a Democratic campaign rally at a union work training center in North Las Vegas.More>>
  • First Lady to Make Campaign Visit to Las Vegas

    First Lady to Make Campaign Visit to Las Vegas

    Thursday, October 18 2012 11:42 PM EDT2012-10-19 03:42:16 GMT
    First Lady Michelle ObamaFirst Lady Michelle Obama
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Battleground Nevada is drawing another visit from a top Democratic campaign star. Campaign officials say First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to make an Oct. 26 visit to Las Vegas. DetailsMore>>
    Battleground Nevada is drawing another visit from a top Democratic campaign star.More>>
  • Sin City's Pull Puts State of Nevada in Play

    Sin City's Pull Puts State of Nevada in Play

    Thursday, October 18 2012 3:43 PM EDT2012-10-18 19:43:18 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Las Vegas skyline is dominated by an imposing row of high-rises, much like in any American metropolis. What makes politics here different is who works in those skyscrapers -- notMore>>
    The Las Vegas skyline is dominated by an imposing row of high-rises, much like in any American metropolis.More>>
  • Vice President Joe Biden Campaigns in Nevada

    Vice President Joe Biden Campaigns in Nevada

    Thursday, October 18 2012 11:23 AM EDT2012-10-18 15:23:23 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - Vice President Joe Biden will be in Las Vegas Thursday. Mr. Biden's visit comes days before early voting starts Saturday. The vice president comes to Las Vegas after a campaign event in RenoMore>>
    Vice President Joe Biden will be in Las Vegas Thursday. Mr. Biden's visit comes days before early voting starts Saturday.More>>
  • 8 News NOW/LVRJ Poll: Heller Maintains Lead in Nevada

    8 News NOW/LVRJ Poll: Heller Maintains Lead in Nevada

    Thursday, October 18 2012 5:00 AM EDT2012-10-18 09:00:52 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Republican Sen. Dean Heller is maintaining a solid lead over Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley among likely Nevada voters in their U.S. Senate contest but that margin is narrowing, accordingMore>>
    Republican Sen. Dean Heller is maintaining a lead over Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley in their U.S. Senate contest but that margin is narrowing, according to an 8 News NOW/Las Vegas Review-Journal poll released early Thursday morning.More>>
  • Biden Appeals to Nevadans to Vote Early

    Biden Appeals to Nevadans to Vote Early

    Wednesday, October 17 2012 11:03 PM EDT2012-10-18 03:03:10 GMT
    RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden kicked off a two-day campaign swing through Nevada on Wednesday by appealing to Nevadans to get to the polls as soon as early voting begins Saturday. He toldMore>>
    Vice President Joe Biden kicked off a two-day campaign swing through Nevada on Wednesday by appealing to Nevadans to get to the polls as soon as early voting begins Saturday.More>>
  • Romney Accuses Obama of Vegas Trip After Libya Attack

    Romney Accuses Obama of Vegas Trip After Libya Attack

    Wednesday, October 17 2012 12:04 AM EDT2012-10-17 04:04:32 GMT
    By The Associated Press Highlights from the presidential debate Tuesday night between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney, just three weeks from the Nov. 6 election. LIBYA RomneyMore>>
    Highlights from the presidential debate Tuesday night between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney, just three weeks from the Nov. 6 election.More>>
  • Green Party Candidates Arrested at Debate

    Green Party Candidates Arrested at Debate

    Tuesday, October 16 2012 9:21 PM EDT2012-10-17 01:21:55 GMT
    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Police said the Green Party candidates for president and vice president have been arrested at the second presidential debate. Nassau County, N.Y. police said Jill Stein, the GreenMore>>
    Police said the Green Party candidates for president and vice president have been arrested at the second presidential debate.More>>
  • Election Officials Prepare for Early Voting, General Election

    Election Officials Prepare for Early Voting, General Election

    Tuesday, October 16 2012 9:30 AM EDT2012-10-16 13:30:43 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - The November election is rapidly approaching, and in a few days, voters will be able to vote early. Voter registration for the November election ends Tuesday. The Clark County Election DepartmentMore>>
    The November election is rapidly approaching, and in a few days, voters will be able to vote early. Voter registration for the November election ends Tuesday.More>>
  • Horsford, Tarkanian Debate at Las Vegas Synagogue

    Horsford, Tarkanian Debate at Las Vegas Synagogue

    Monday, October 15 2012 7:25 PM EDT2012-10-15 23:25:48 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Democrat Steven Horsford and Republican Danny Tarkanian took on foreign wars and Medicare in a weekend congressional debate at a Las Vegas synagogue. Both of the candidates for the 4thMore>>
    Democrat Steven Horsford and Republican Danny Tarkanian took on foreign wars and Medicare in a weekend congressional debate at a Las Vegas synagogue.More>>
  • Fact Check: Ad Goes After Romney's Tenure at Bain Capital

    Fact Check: Ad Goes After Romney's Tenure at Bain Capital

    Friday, October 12 2012 3:32 PM EDT2012-10-12 19:32:32 GMT
    Claim: A new advertisement from Priorities USA Action, a super political action committee that supports President Barack Obama, features a man who states: "With Romney and Bain Capital the objective wasMore>>
    A new advertisement airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 from Priorities USA Action, a super political action committee that supports President Barack Obama, criticizes Mitt Romney's time at Bain Capital.More>>
  • Heller, Berkley Spar on Health Care, Immigration

    Heller, Berkley Spar on Health Care, Immigration

    Friday, October 12 2012 3:32 PM EDT2012-10-12 19:32:15 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Sen. Dean Heller and challenger Shelley Berkley are keeping it a little more low key in their second debate. The contest between the Republican senator and the Democratic congresswomanMore>>
    Sen. Dean Heller and challenger Shelley Berkley are keeping it a little more low key in their second debate.More>>
  • Newark Mayor Cory Booker Promoting Obama in Vegas

    Newark Mayor Cory Booker Promoting Obama in Vegas

    Friday, October 12 2012 3:27 PM EDT2012-10-12 19:27:45 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Obama campaign officials said Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker will be in Las Vegas to discuss how the president's economic plan will affect African Americans and Nevadans. The AfricanMore>>
    Obama campaign officials said Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker will be in Las Vegas to discuss how the president's economic plan will affect African Americans and Nevadans.More>>
  • Biden Walks Line Between Aggressive, Domineering

    Biden Walks Line Between Aggressive, Domineering

    Thursday, October 11 2012 10:55 PM EDT2012-10-12 02:55:22 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden mockingly smiled, wagged his finger and couldn't seem to stop interrupting Republican running mate Paul Ryan. Democrats cheered his sharp tone in the only viceMore>>
    Vice President Joe Biden mockingly smiled, wagged his finger and couldn't seem to stop interrupting Republican running mate Paul Ryan.More>>
  • Horsford, Tarkanian Clash During Vegas PBS Debate

    Horsford, Tarkanian Clash During Vegas PBS Debate

    Thursday, October 11 2012 9:08 PM EDT2012-10-12 01:08:03 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Accusations of campaign untruths and distortions dominated a taped debate between Democratic state Sen. Steven Horsford and Republican businessman Danny Tarkanian just 26 days beforeMore>>
    Accusations of campaign untruths and distortions dominated a taped debate between Democratic state Sen. Steven Horsford and Republican businessman Danny Tarkanian.More>>
  • Heck, Ocegura Trade Campaign Accusations in Debate

    Heck, Ocegura Trade Campaign Accusations in Debate

    Thursday, October 11 2012 8:15 PM EDT2012-10-12 00:15:00 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Congressman Joe Heck and challenger John Oceguera are telling Nevada voters they have different approaches to health care, Social Security and partisanship in Washington. The RepublicanMore>>
    Congressman Joe Heck and challenger John Oceguera are telling Nevada voters they have different approaches to health care, Social Security and partisanship in Washington.More>>
  • NM Governor to Campaign for Romney in Nevada

    NM Governor to Campaign for Romney in Nevada

    Thursday, October 11 2012 5:59 PM EDT2012-10-11 21:59:27 GMT
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will campaign in Nevada this weekend for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The Romney campaign announced Thursday that Martinez willMore>>
    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will campaign in Nevada this weekend for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.More>>
  • Dems Lead GOP in Battleground Voter Registration

    Dems Lead GOP in Battleground Voter Registration

    Thursday, October 11 2012 5:43 PM EDT2012-10-11 21:43:14 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A robust voter registration push by President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has resulted in more Democrats than Republicans on the rolls in most battleground states, includingMore>>
    A robust voter registration push by President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has resulted in more Democrats than Republicans on the rolls in most battleground states, including Florida and Nevada.More>>
  • Fact Check: Romney Ad Goes After Obama's Health Insurance Law

    Fact Check: Romney Ad Goes After Obama's Health Insurance Law

    Wednesday, October 10 2012 5:55 PM EDT2012-10-10 21:55:15 GMT
    Claim: A new advertisement endorsed by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney that is airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 states: "Who will raise taxes on the middle class? Barack Obama and the liberals alreadyMore>>
    A new advertisement endorsed by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney that is airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 attacks the health insurance law backed by President Barack Obama.More>>
  • Vice President Biden Plans Nevada Stops Next Week

    Vice President Biden Plans Nevada Stops Next Week

    Wednesday, October 10 2012 2:14 PM EDT2012-10-10 18:14:42 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Obama campaign officials say Vice President Joe Biden will be traveling to Nevada next week. Biden is expected at campaign events in the Reno and Las Vegas areas on Monday, with anotherMore>>
    Obama campaign officials say Vice President Joe Biden will be traveling to Nevada next week.More>>
  • Bill Clinton Stumps for President Obama in Las Vegas

    Bill Clinton Stumps for President Obama in Las Vegas

    Wednesday, October 10 2012 2:01 PM EDT2012-10-10 18:01:57 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - Former President Bill Clinton is in Las Vegas. Clinton will be holding a campaign rally for President Barack Obama at Springs Preserve Tuesday afternoon. While Clinton says the economy isMore>>
    Former President Bill Clinton is back in Nevada, stumping in a campaign battleground state for President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional candidates.
    More>>
  • I-Team: Company Target of Voter Fraud Investigation

    I-Team: Company Target of Voter Fraud Investigation

    Thursday, October 4 2012 8:12 PM EDT2012-10-05 00:12:20 GMT
    Nathan Sproul is the owner of Strategic Allied Consulting, which is under investigation on allegations the company is involved in voter fraud.Nathan Sproul is the owner of Strategic Allied Consulting, which is under investigation on allegations the company is involved in voter fraud.
    LAS VEGAS -- A political consultant hired to register Republican voters in Nevada and other states is now the target of a criminal investigation. According to Florida law enforcement, the company, StrategicMore>>
    A political consultant hired to register Republican voters in Nevada and other states is now the target of a criminal investigation.More>>
  • Nevada High Court Upholds ACORN Convictions

    Nevada High Court Upholds ACORN Convictions

    Thursday, October 4 2012 3:18 PM EDT2012-10-04 19:18:43 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld felony convictions stemming from the group ACORN's voter registration practices. A high court decision out Thursday said it's OK for NevadaMore>>
    The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld felony convictions stemming from the group ACORN's voter registration practices.More>>
  • AFL-CIO Registers 450K Voters From Union Homes

    AFL-CIO Registers 450K Voters From Union Homes

    Thursday, October 4 2012 3:17 PM EDT2012-10-04 19:17:07 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The AFL-CIO said it has registered more than 450,000 new voters from union households in a bid to help President Barack Obama win reelection. The tally includes about 68,000 new votersMore>>
    The AFL-CIO said it has registered more than 450,000 new voters from union households in a bid to help President Barack Obama win reelection.More>>
  • Fact Check: Obama Ad Attacks Romney's '47 Percent' Remarks

    Fact Check: Obama Ad Attacks Romney's '47 Percent' Remarks

    Wednesday, October 3 2012 9:54 PM EDT2012-10-04 01:54:49 GMT
    Claim: An advertisement endorsed by President Barack Obama that is airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 states: "When Mitt Romney dismissed 47 percent of Americans for not pulling their weight he attacked millionsMore>>
    An advertisement endorsed by President Barack Obama that is airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 attacks Miit Romney's "47 percent" remarks.More>>
  • GOP Stumps for Hispanic Votes in Las Vegas

    GOP Stumps for Hispanic Votes in Las Vegas

    Tuesday, October 2 2012 8:15 PM EDT2012-10-03 00:15:42 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Mitt Romney's campaign is hitting southern Nevada hard this week with some big names in the valley to campaign for the GOP hopeful. Florida Senator Marco Rubio stumped Tuesday for Romney.More>>
    Mitt Romney's campaign is hitting southern Nevada this week with some big names in the valley to campaign for the GOP hopeful. Florida Senator Marco Rubio stumped Tuesday for Romney.
    More>>
  • Ann Romney Campaigns in Henderson for Mitt Romney

    Ann Romney Campaigns in Henderson for Mitt Romney

    Monday, October 1 2012 8:22 PM EDT2012-10-02 00:22:42 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is making her second campaign appearance in less than a week in Nevada. She is hoping to sway voters six weeks before the election.More>>
    The wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is making her second campaign appearance in less than a week in Nevada.More>>
  • Obama, Romney Prepare for Debate Showdown

    Obama, Romney Prepare for Debate Showdown

    Monday, October 1 2012 2:07 PM EDT2012-10-01 18:07:12 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - The focus for President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney shifts to the first presidential debate Wednesday in Denver. Both men will have spent hours preparing forMore>>
    The focus for President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney shifts to the first presidential debate Wednesday in Denver.More>>
  • Precautions Urged Regarding Voter Registrations

    Precautions Urged Regarding Voter Registrations

    Thursday, September 27 2012 9:30 AM EDT2012-09-27 13:30:27 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - The deadline to register to vote is rapidly approaching, but one valley woman grew concerned when her attempt to register didn't go as planned. Just about everywhere you turn these days, you'llMore>>
    The deadline to register to vote is rapidly approaching, but one valley woman grew concerned when her attempt to register didn't go as planned.More>>
  • Obama to Hold Public Rally in Las Vegas Sunday

    Obama to Hold Public Rally in Las Vegas Sunday

    Wednesday, September 26 2012 4:12 PM EDT2012-09-26 20:12:44 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Campaign officials have confirmed reports that President Barack Obama will spend three days in southern Nevada preparing for next Wednesday's presidential debate in Colorado. TheMore>>
    President Barack Obama will hold a public rally at a Las Vegas high school on Sunday.More>>
  • 8NewsNow/LVRJ Poll: Heck Leads Oceguera By Wide Margin

    8NewsNow/LVRJ Poll: Heck Leads Oceguera By Wide Margin

    Tuesday, September 25 2012 5:05 PM EDT2012-09-25 21:05:39 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Republican Rep. Joe Heck enjoys a 53 percent to 40 percent lead over Democratic challenger John Oceguera among likely voters in the contest for Heck's seat in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District,More>>
    Republican Rep. Joe Heck enjoys a 53 percent to 40 percent lead over Democratic challenger John Oceguera among likely voters in the contest for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.More>>
  • Tax Experts: Returns From 2011 Aren't Very Revealing

    Tax Experts: Returns From 2011 Aren't Very Revealing

    Friday, September 21 2012 4:39 PM EDT2012-09-21 20:39:42 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some experts on tax law said Mitt Romney's release of his 2011 tax returns today doesn't do much to shed light on his finances. They said in order to reveal whether he used aggressiveMore>>
    Some experts on tax law said Mitt Romney's release of his 2011 tax returns today doesn't do much to shed light on his finances.More>>
  • Heller Seeks Distance from Romney Comments

    Heller Seeks Distance from Romney Comments

    Wednesday, September 19 2012 10:40 PM EDT2012-09-20 02:40:10 GMT
    Sen. Dean Heller at an event for presidential candidate Mitt Romney.Sen. Dean Heller at an event for presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada is trying to distance himself from fellow Republican Mitt Romney's comments that 47 percent of Americans are dependent on the government and will vote forMore>>
    Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada is trying to distance himself from fellow Republican Mitt Romney's comments that 47 percent of Americans are dependent on the governmentMore>>
  • Ethics Group Gives Berkley 'Dishonorable Mention'

    Ethics Group Gives Berkley 'Dishonorable Mention'

    Wednesday, September 12 2012 5:14 PM EDT2012-09-12 21:14:32 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- A watchdog group gives Nevada Senate candidate Shelley Berkley a "dishonorable mention" in its report on corrupt members of Congress. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics inMore>>
    A watchdog group gives Nevada Senate candidate Shelley Berkley a "dishonorable mention" in its report on corrupt members of Congress.More>>
  • Romney Thanks Guard Members in Reno

    Romney Thanks Guard Members in Reno

    Tuesday, September 11 2012 5:49 PM EDT2012-09-11 21:49:25 GMT
    RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says Sept. 11 is a day to renew a resolve to protect the nation from "evil" attacks and thanked members of the National Guard for theirMore>>
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says Sept. 11 is a day to renew a resolve to protect the nation from "evil" attacks and thanked members of the National Guard for their service and sacrifices.More>>
  • Obama Asks Country to Entrust Him with Second Term

    Obama Asks Country to Entrust Him with Second Term

    Thursday, September 6 2012 11:11 PM EDT2012-09-07 03:11:56 GMT
    (AP) President Obama speaks at Fort Bliss, Texas, in August. (AP) President Obama speaks at Fort Bliss, Texas, in August.
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is planning to tell voters that they face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. In excerpts of his speech scheduled Thursday night, Obama saysMore>>
    President Barack Obama has accepted his party's nomination for a second term, saying voters face the clearest choice at any time in a generation.More>>
  • Biden Accepts Democratic VP Nomination

    Biden Accepts Democratic VP Nomination

    Thursday, September 6 2012 10:26 PM EDT2012-09-07 02:26:52 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden says he's on a mission to move America forward amidst the worst economic crisis in a generation. In prepared remarks for the Democratic convention, BidenMore>>
    Vice President Joe Biden accepted his party's nomination Thursday night to keep his job for another four years.More>>
  • Dem, GOP Voters React to Clinton's Speech to DNC

    Dem, GOP Voters React to Clinton's Speech to DNC

    Thursday, September 6 2012 6:10 PM EDT2012-09-06 22:10:43 GMT
    Protesters outside Rancho High School, where Greg Anthony gave his endorsement of Mitt Romney for president.Protesters outside Rancho High School, where Greg Anthony gave his endorsement of Mitt Romney for president.
    LAS VEGAS -- Democrats and Republicans alike are reacting to Wednesday's address by former President Bill Clinton. Thursday night President Barack Obama must convince the American people to give himMore>>
    Democrats and Republicans alike are reacting to Wednesday's address by former President Bill Clinton.More>>
  • Nevada's 'None' Voting Option Not Dead Yet

    Nevada's 'None' Voting Option Not Dead Yet

    Wednesday, September 5 2012 3:42 PM EDT2012-09-05 19:42:32 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada's "none of the above" voting option will be on the November ballot after all following an emergency stay sought by the secretary of state's office and granted by a federalMore>>
    Nevada's "none of the above" voting option will be on the November ballot after all following an emergency stay sought by the secretary of state's office and granted by a federal appeals court.More>>
  • First Lady: Obama Knows What It's Like to Struggle

    First Lady: Obama Knows What It's Like to Struggle

    Tuesday, September 4 2012 11:58 PM EDT2012-09-05 03:58:21 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- First lady Michelle Obama said her husband has never forgotten how he started and knows what it's like for struggling families. The first lady' speech Tuesday night at the DemocraticMore>>
    First lady Michelle Obama said her husband has never forgotten how he started and knows what it's like for struggling families.More>>
  • Reid: Romney Chief Proponent of 'Rigged' Game

    Reid: Romney Chief Proponent of 'Rigged' Game

    Tuesday, September 4 2012 7:37 PM EDT2012-09-04 23:37:49 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada Sen. Harry Reid is continuing his verbal drumming for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to release more of his tax returns. In a speech Tuesday at the DemocraticMore>>
    Nevada Sen. Harry Reid is continuing his verbal drumming for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to release more of his tax returns.More>>
  • Nevada Campaigns Ramp Up with Political Conventions

    Nevada Campaigns Ramp Up with Political Conventions

    Tuesday, September 4 2012 11:05 AM EDT2012-09-04 15:05:13 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - The Democratic National Convention kicks off Tuesday night in Charlotte, North Carolina. On the heels of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida last week, the Democrats will makeMore>>
    The Democratic National Convention kicks off Tuesday night in Charlotte, North Carolina. On the heels of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida last week, the Democrats will make their pitch to the nation.More>>
  • App Helps Users Glean Facts from Political Ads

    App Helps Users Glean Facts from Political Ads

    Tuesday, September 4 2012 8:45 AM EDT2012-09-04 12:45:03 GMT
    LAS VEGAS - With so many political ads on the airwaves these days, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. Now, there's a new tool to help people glean truth from the Super PAC ads that are saturatingMore>>
    There's a new tool to help people glean truth from the Super PAC ads that are saturating local media.More>>
  • Dems Platform Backs Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights

    Dems Platform Backs Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights

    Monday, September 3 2012 11:30 PM EDT2012-09-04 03:30:35 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats have unveiled a party platform at their national convention that echoes President Barack Obama's call for higher taxes on wealthier Americans while backing same-sex marriageMore>>
    Democrats have unveiled a party platform at their national convention that echoes President Barack Obama's call for higher taxes on wealthier Americans while backing same-sex marriage and abortion rights.More>>
  • Romney Speech Combines Life Story With Criticism of Obama

    Romney Speech Combines Life Story With Criticism of Obama

    Thursday, August 30 2012 11:52 PM EDT2012-08-31 03:52:36 GMT
    (AP) -- Quotes from GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's acceptance speech: ------ "When every new wave of immigrants looked up and saw the Statue of Liberty, or knelt down and kissed the shores ofMore>>
    The Republican National Convention has wrapped up with a speech by Mitt Romney that combined details of his life story with a pledge to create millions of jobs and "restore the promise of America."More>>
  • Romneys Celebrate as GOP Convention Closes

    Romneys Celebrate as GOP Convention Closes

    Thursday, August 30 2012 11:34 PM EDT2012-08-31 03:34:57 GMT
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his family celebrated amid a cascade of red, white and blue balloons dropping onto the stage as the party's convention closed. Romney,More>>
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his family celebrated amid a cascade of red, white and blue balloons dropping onto the stage as the party's convention closed.More>>
  • Judge Sets Date to Hear Nev. 'None of Above' Case

    Judge Sets Date to Hear Nev. 'None of Above' Case

    Thursday, August 30 2012 9:28 PM EDT2012-08-31 01:28:02 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada is asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco to put a hold on a lower court order scrapping the state's decades-old voting option of "none of the above." TheMore>>
    A federal judge in Nevada is scheduling oral arguments on whether "none of the above" should appear as an option on statewide ballots in November.More>>
  • Registration Efforts Focus on Minority Voters

    Registration Efforts Focus on Minority Voters

    Thursday, August 30 2012 7:53 PM EDT2012-08-30 23:53:16 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Scoring the support of minority voters is a primary focus this general election season. A recent Businessweek report revealed that minorities in Nevada eligible to vote in November has increasedMore>>
    Scoring the support of minority voters is a primary focus this general election season.More>>
  • Nevada Democrats Outpace Republicans in July Voter Registration

    Nevada Democrats Outpace Republicans in July Voter Registration

    Tuesday, August 28 2012 4:40 PM EDT2012-08-28 20:40:50 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Nevada Democrats had a much better July than their Republican counterparts when it came to increasing their number of active registered voters. Data from the Nevada Secretary of State's officeMore>>
    Nevada Democrats had a much better July than their Republican counterparts when it came to increasing their number of active registered voters.More>>
  • I-Team Reporter George Knapp Talks with Senator Harry Reid

    I-Team Reporter George Knapp Talks with Senator Harry Reid

    Friday, August 24 2012 9:42 PM EDT2012-08-25 01:42:52 GMT
    LAS VEGAS --  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has plenty to say when it comes to Mitt Romney, green energy and the Heller/Berkley Senate race.Reid's allegations about Romney's tax returns caused a firestormMore>>
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has plenty to say when it comes to Mitt Romney, green energy and the Heller/Berkley Senate race. Reid sat down for an interview with I-Team reporter George Knapp.
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  • Nevada Governor to Speak at GOP Convention

    Nevada Governor to Speak at GOP Convention

    Nevada Governor to Speak at GOP Convention

    Thursday, August 23 2012 1:37 PM EDT2012-08-23 17:37:45 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will be speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Seen as a rising star in the GOP, the first-term governor is scheduled to addressMore>>
    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will be speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.More>>
  • Heck Pushes GOP Ticket at Sun City Gathering

    Heck Pushes GOP Ticket at Sun City Gathering

    Heck Pushes GOP Ticket at Sun City Gathering

    Wednesday, August 22 2012 7:47 PM EDT2012-08-22 23:47:17 GMT
    Congressman Joe Heck deliver the Republican message in Sun City.Congressman Joe Heck deliver the Republican message in Sun City.
    LAS VEGAS -- Nevada is ground zero for the housing crisis, bankruptcies, and unemployment. It is also a key state in the presidential election which is about two months away.Although Mitt Romney wasn'tMore>>
    Nevada is ground zero for the housing crisis, bankruptcies, and unemployment. It is also a key state in the presidential election which is about two months away.More>>
  • President Obama Delivers Speech in North Las Vegas

    President Obama Delivers Speech in North Las Vegas

    Wednesday, August 22 2012 1:52 PM EDT2012-08-22 17:52:27 GMT
    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. - President Obama is in the valley. The president will deliver a speech at Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas today. He is expected to discuss jobs and the economy – twoMore>>
    President Obama delivered a speech at Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas today. He discussed education and the economy with a crowd of more than 2,000 supporters.More>>
  • GOP Seeks To Boot 'None' Off Nevada Ballot

    GOP Seeks To Boot 'None' Off Nevada Ballot

    Tuesday, August 21 2012 1:35 PM EDT2012-08-21 17:35:00 GMT
    RENO (AP) -- In Nevada's high stakes election that could help determine the presidency and control of the U.S. Senate, attention this week is turning to one ballot option with no shot of winning. A federalMore>>
    In Nevada's high stakes election that could help determine the presidency and control of the U.S. Senate, attention this week is turning to one ballot option with no shot of winning.More>>
  • Fact Check: Obama Ad Criticizes Romney's Tax Plan

    Fact Check: Obama Ad Criticizes Romney's Tax Plan

    Friday, August 17 2012 10:15 PM EDT2012-08-18 02:15:30 GMT
    Claim: A new advertisement endorsed by President Barack Obama that is airing in Southern Nevada has this to say about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney: "You work hard, stretch every penny,More>>
    A new advertisement endorsed by President Barack Obama that is airing in Southern Nevada claims that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax plan will help the rich but hurt the middle class.More>>
  • Reid to Romney: Show Us the Tax Returns

    Reid to Romney: Show Us the Tax Returns

    Thursday, August 16 2012 4:44 PM EDT2012-08-16 20:44:46 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn't taking Mitt Romney's word on whether the Republican presidential candidate paid income taxes. In a statement Thursday, Reid's spokesman, AdamMore>>
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn't taking Mitt Romney's word on whether the Republican presidential candidate paid income taxes.More>>
  • Berkley, Heller Joust on Medicare, Social Security

    Berkley, Heller Joust on Medicare, Social Security

    Thursday, August 16 2012 3:56 PM EDT2012-08-16 19:56:57 GMT
    Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley and Republican Sen. Dean HellerDemocratic Rep. Shelley Berkley and Republican Sen. Dean Heller
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Shelley Berkley and Dean Heller are traveling Nevada, touting their positions on Medicare and Social Security in their tight U.S. Senate race. Democrat Berkley campaigned Thursday atMore>>
    Shelley Berkley and Dean Heller are traveling Nevada, touting their positions on Medicare and Social Security in their tight U.S. Senate race.More>>
  • I-Team: Ryan Talks Debt Reduction During Vegas Visit

    I-Team: Ryan Talks Debt Reduction During Vegas Visit

    Wednesday, August 15 2012 1:35 PM EDT2012-08-15 17:35:27 GMT
    Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.
    LAS VEGAS -- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan campaigned in Las Vegas Tuesday. The Wisconsin congressman introduced himself to a crowd of Nevada Republicans at Palo Verde High School.More>>
    Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan campaigned in Las Vegas Tuesday.More>>
  • Protesters Greet Running Mate Ryan on Vegas Strip

    Protesters Greet Running Mate Ryan on Vegas Strip

    Tuesday, August 14 2012 11:00 PM EDT2012-08-15 03:00:46 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Hundreds of protesters greeted Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan outside Las Vegas' Venetian hotel as the Wisconsin congressman prepared for a private meeting with RepublicanMore>>
    Hundreds of protesters greeted Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan outside Las Vegas' Venetian hotel as the Wisconsin congressman prepared for a private meeting with Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson.More>>
  • Romney Blocks Media From Ryan's 1st Vegas Funder

    Romney Blocks Media From Ryan's 1st Vegas Funder

    Tuesday, August 14 2012 5:00 PM EDT2012-08-14 21:00:34 GMT
    DENVER (AP) -- Mitt Romney's campaign is blocking reporters from covering GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's first meeting with donors in Las Vegas. Tuesday night's event at The Venetian hotelMore>>
    Mitt Romney's campaign is blocking reporters from covering GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's first meeting with donors in Las Vegas.More>>
  • Fact Check: Obama Blamed For Breaking Pledge, Increasing US Debt

    Fact Check: Obama Blamed For Breaking Pledge, Increasing US Debt

    Tuesday, August 14 2012 3:36 PM EDT2012-08-14 19:36:52 GMT
    Claim: An advertisement airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 from Americans For Prosperity, an issue advocacy group that champions reduced government spending and lower taxes, starts off by quoting President BarackMore>>
    An advertisement airing on KLAS-TV Channel 8 from Americans For Prosperity, an issue advocacy group that champions reduced government spending and lower taxes, blames President Barack Obama for the nation's mounting debt.More>>
  • I-Team: Tarkanian Says 'Pretend We're Black' was 'Inarticulate'

    I-Team: Tarkanian Says 'Pretend We're Black' was 'Inarticulate'

    Monday, August 13 2012 8:17 PM EDT2012-08-14 00:17:09 GMT
    Republican congressional nominee Danny Tarkanian said his comment to 'pretend we're black' was 'inarticulate.'Republican congressional nominee Danny Tarkanian said his comment to 'pretend we're black' was 'inarticulate.'
    LAS VEGAS -- Republican congressional nominee Danny Tarkanian said he made a mistake with comments his opponents call racially insensitive. Tarkanian told supporters of his campaign for Nevada CongressionalMore>>
    Republican congressional nominee Danny Tarkanian said he made a mistake with comments his opponents call racially insensitive.More>>
  • Republican VP Candidate Ryan To Visit Palo Verde HS

    Republican VP Candidate Ryan To Visit Palo Verde HS

    Monday, August 13 2012 5:58 PM EDT2012-08-13 21:58:42 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Presumed Republican vice presidental candidate Paul Ryan is scheduled to make a campaign stop in Las Vegas this week. Presumed Republican nominee for president Mitt Romney announced RyanMore>>
    Presumed Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is scheduled to make a campaign stop in Las Vegas this week.More>>
  • Pro-Romney Group Spends $10M on New Ad Campaign

    Pro-Romney Group Spends $10M on New Ad Campaign

    Monday, August 13 2012 3:46 PM EDT2012-08-13 19:46:49 GMT
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A group supporting Mitt Romney is spending more than $10 million on a new television advertisement criticizing President Barack Obama's handling of the economy. The ad from theMore>>
    A group supporting Mitt Romney is spending more than $10 million on a new television advertisement criticizing President Barack Obama's handling of the economy.More>>
  • AP Source: Romney Picks Ryan for Running Mate

    AP Source: Romney Picks Ryan for Running Mate

    Saturday, August 11 2012 1:51 AM EDT2012-08-11 05:51:26 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mitt Romney's campaign said the presumed Republican presidential nominee will announce his running mate Saturday morning in Norfolk, Va. The short list -- if there is one -- is believedMore>>
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate.More>>
  • Adelson Files Libel Suit Against Democratic Group

    Adelson Files Libel Suit Against Democratic Group

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 8:14 PM EDT2012-08-09 00:14:47 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has filed a defamation lawsuit in New York against the National Jewish Democratic Council and top officials, saying they made libelous statementsMore>>
    Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has filed a defamation lawsuit in New York against the National Jewish Democratic Council and top officials, saying they made libelous statements regarding his political contributions.More>>
  • Nevada a Test Ground for Campaign Economic Themes

    Nevada a Test Ground for Campaign Economic Themes

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 4:19 PM EDT2012-08-08 20:19:33 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Look no further than the epicenter of the nation's housing worries -- where "for sale" signs dot neighborhoods just off the glittering Las Vegas Strip -- to see how Democrat Barack ObamaMore>>
    Look no further than the epicenter of the nation's housing worries -- where "for sale" signs dot neighborhoods just off the glittering Las Vegas Strip -- to see how Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are pitching themselves to voters beleaguered by the weak economy.More>>
  • Presidential TV Ad Spending Focused on 9 States

    Presidential TV Ad Spending Focused on 9 States

    Monday, August 6 2012 8:39 PM EDT2012-08-07 00:39:26 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) -- If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far. Colorado, Iowa, Nevada,More>>
    If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far.More>>
  • Biden in Las Vegas for Disabled Veterans Conference

    Biden in Las Vegas for Disabled Veterans Conference

    Saturday, August 4 2012 10:25 PM EDT2012-08-05 02:25:37 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Las Vegas Saturday at the National Disabled Veterans Convention. Thousands of war heroes, from across the nation are meeting to discuss key policies affecting theMore>>
    Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Las Vegas Saturday at the National Disabled Veterans Convention.More>>
  • Nevada Democrats Outpace GOP in July Registrations

    Nevada Democrats Outpace GOP in July Registrations

    Thursday, August 2 2012 9:20 PM EDT2012-08-03 01:20:16 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada Democrats registered more than twice as many voters in July than Republicans. New figures released Thursday by the secretary of state's office show Democrats registeredMore>>
    Nevada Democrats registered more than twice as many voters in July than Republicans.More>>
  • Pro-Romney Group Readies Major TV Ad Campaign

    Pro-Romney Group Readies Major TV Ad Campaign

    Thursday, August 2 2012 4:42 PM EDT2012-08-02 20:42:13 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) -- An independent group supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said it's launching a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign in several general election battleground states. PeopleMore>>
    An independent group supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said it's launching a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign in several general election battleground states.More>>
  • Nevada Governor Declares Thursday Paul Laxalt Day

    Nevada Governor Declares Thursday Paul Laxalt Day

    Thursday, August 2 2012 3:17 PM EDT2012-08-02 19:17:56 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is wishing former Nevada statesman Paul Laxalt a happy birthday with a special proclamation. Sandoval issued a proclamation declaring Thursday PaulMore>>
    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is wishing former Nevada statesman Paul Laxalt a happy birthday with a special proclamation.More>>
  • Dems Pick First Hispanic for Convention Keynote

    Dems Pick First Hispanic for Convention Keynote

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 5:39 PM EDT2012-08-01 21:39:07 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic party has chosen the mayor of San Antonio to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. The party said Mayor Julian Castro will be the first HispanicMore>>
    The Democratic party has chosen the mayor of San Antonio to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention.More>>
  • In Poland, Romney Gets Endorsed by Lech Walesa

    In Poland, Romney Gets Endorsed by Lech Walesa

    Monday, July 30 2012 11:17 PM EDT2012-07-31 03:17:52 GMT
    GDANSK, Poland (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is spending the night in Poland, the final stop on a three-nation tour designed to boost his foreign policy resume with voters backMore>>
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is spending the night in Poland, the final stop on a three-nation tour designed to boost his foreign policy resume with voters back home.More>>
  • Obama Thinks Election Would Be Close But He'd Win

    Obama Thinks Election Would Be Close But He'd Win

    Monday, July 30 2012 11:13 PM EDT2012-07-31 03:13:16 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama is telling campaign donors that if the election were held today, he thinks it would be close but that he'd win. Obama also told supporters at a fundraiser MondayMore>>
    President Barack Obama is telling campaign donors that if the election were held today, he thinks it would be close but that he'd win.More>>
  • Republicans Say Romney Diplomatic Missteps Won't Linger

    Republicans Say Romney Diplomatic Missteps Won't Linger

    Monday, July 30 2012 11:07 PM EDT2012-07-31 03:07:34 GMT
    GDANSK, Poland (AP) -- An Obama campaign official said Mitt Romney's overseas trip isn't demonstrating any diplomatic skills. But Republicans said the controversies that followed Romney on his first twoMore>>
    An Obama campaign official said Mitt Romney's overseas trip isn't demonstrating any diplomatic skills.More>>
  • Obama to House: 'Do the Right Thing' on Tax Cut

    Obama to House: 'Do the Right Thing' on Tax Cut

    Thursday, July 26 2012 4:43 PM EDT2012-07-26 20:43:59 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Now that the Senate has voted to extend middle-class tax cuts, President Barack Obama is appealing to the GOP-run House to "do the right thing." At a Cabinet meeting, he told reportersMore>>
    Now that the Senate has voted to extend middle-class tax cuts, President Barack Obama is appealing to the GOP-run House to "do the right thing."More>>
  • Vice President Joe Biden to Visit Las Vegas

    Vice President Joe Biden to Visit Las Vegas

    Thursday, July 26 2012 4:03 PM EDT2012-07-26 20:03:45 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Vice President Joe Biden will be in Las Vegas to attend the Disabled American Veterans' National Convention. The convention will take place Aug. 4 to Aug. 7 at Bally's Hotel. Biden will addressMore>>
    Vice President Joe Biden will be in Las Vegas to attend the Disabled American Veterans' National Convention.More>>
  • Budget Office: Obama's Health Law Reduces Deficit

    Budget Office: Obama's Health Law Reduces Deficit

    Wednesday, July 25 2012 4:17 PM EDT2012-07-25 20:17:42 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress' budget scorekeepers are taking a new look at President Barack Obama's health care law -- and they still say it is expected to reduce federal deficits. It's the first in-depthMore>>
    Congress' budget scorekeepers are taking a new look at President Barack Obama's health care law -- and they still say it is expected to reduce federal deficits.More>>
  • Formats Announced For 3 Fall Presidential Debates

    Formats Announced For 3 Fall Presidential Debates

    Wednesday, July 25 2012 4:11 PM EDT2012-07-25 20:11:19 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The committee sponsoring this fall's three presidential debates says the first matchup between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger will be devoted to domestic policy.More>>
    The committee sponsoring this fall's three presidential debates says the first matchup between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger will be devoted to domestic policyMore>>
  • Comparison of Senate Democratic, GOP Tax Cuts

    Comparison of Senate Democratic, GOP Tax Cuts

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 5:02 PM EDT2012-07-24 21:02:23 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A comparison of Democratic and Republican bills to extend expiring tax cuts through 2013 being debated by the Senate: -- Income tax rates: Republicans would extend the current ratesMore>>
    A comparison of Democratic and Republican bills to extend expiring tax cuts through 2013 being debated by the Senate:More>>
  • Romney Calls Leak of Bin Laden Info Political

    Romney Calls Leak of Bin Laden Info Political

    Tuesday, July 24 2012 3:34 PM EDT2012-07-24 19:34:12 GMT
    RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is accusing President Barack Obama of leaking for political gain classified details of the raid that killed al-Qaida terrorist leader OsamaMore>>
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is accusing President Barack Obama of leaking for political gain classified details of the raid that killed al-Qaida terrorist leader Osama bin Laden and covert actions in Iran.More>>
  • Berkley's Office Visited by Conservative Bus Tour

    Berkley's Office Visited by Conservative Bus Tour

    Friday, July 20 2012 3:07 PM EDT2012-07-20 19:07:35 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Tensions were high Thursday when a bus from the conservative Americans for Prosperity political action group parked in front of Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley's Las Vegas office. CarryingMore>>
    Tensions were high Thursday when a bus from the conservative Americans for Prosperity political action group parked in front of Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley's Las Vegas office.More>>
  • Nevada Democrats File Complaint Against Group

    Nevada Democrats File Complaint Against Group

    Thursday, July 19 2012 4:10 PM EDT2012-07-19 20:10:30 GMT
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Nevada State Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the secretary of state's office against Americans for Prosperity, alleging the conservative group violated state electionMore>>
    The Nevada State Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the secretary of state's office against Americans for Prosperity, alleging the conservative group violated state election law by not registering in the state or disclosing finances.More>>
  • Republican Party ad takes softer approach on Obama

    Republican Party ad takes softer approach on Obama

    Tuesday, July 17 2012 3:15 PM EDT2012-07-17 19:15:28 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a campaign fast growing nasty, the Republican National Committee is trying a gentler approach. An ad running in seven battleground states says President Barack Obama tried to fixMore>>
    In a campaign fast growing nasty, the Republican National Committee is trying a gentler approach.More>>
  • Fact Check: Berkley Ad Defends Her Actions

    Fact Check: Berkley Ad Defends Her Actions

    Thursday, July 12 2012 11:46 PM EDT2012-07-13 03:46:47 GMT
    Claim: The campaign to elect Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley to the U.S. Senate is airing a television advertisement that states in part: "The complaint against Shelley Berkley was filed by the RepublicanMore>>
    The campaign to elect Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley to the U.S. Senate is airing a television advertisement related to an ethics complaint against her.More>>
  • Republicans Block Quick Vote on Obama Tax Plan

    Republicans Block Quick Vote on Obama Tax Plan

    Wednesday, July 11 2012 10:39 PM EDT2012-07-12 02:39:35 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans have blocked a Democratic effort to hold a Senate vote on President Barack Obama's plan to renew expiring tax cuts for all but the highest-income Americans. The move wasMore>>
     Republicans have blocked a Democratic effort to hold a Senate vote on President Barack Obama's plan to renew expiring tax cuts for all but the highest-income Americans.More>>
  • Obama in Reno July 23, Romney July 24 with VFW

    Obama in Reno July 23, Romney July 24 with VFW

    Wednesday, July 11 2012 3:25 PM EDT2012-07-11 19:25:26 GMT
    RENO, Nev. (AP) -- President Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be in Reno on consecutive days later this month to address the 113th national convention of the Veterans of Foreign WarsMore>>
    President Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be in Reno on consecutive days later this month to address the 113th national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.More>>
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