SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Sandwiched between supporters holding “BANS OFF OUR BODIES” signs and TV cameras on Thursday, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto portrayed her reelection campaign as a defining moment in a decades-long fight for reproductive freedom, even in pro-abortion rights Nevada.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The attack ads already are airing and campaign fundraising emails are flooding into inboxes as one of the most competitive U.S. Senate races in the country gets rolling in Nevada, where candidates will be juggling voters' concerns about a volatile economy and inflation that is rising at its fastest pace in decades.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adam Laxalt, a former state attorney general who has embraced lies about the 2020 election, won the Republican nomination for a pivotal Nevada Senate seat, fending off a challenge from a political newcomer and setting up what will likely be a fierce and costly race against incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto, one of the most endangered Democrats in an evenly divided Senate.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Republican Senate hopefuls Adam Laxalt and Sam Brown clashed Monday over Laxalt’s performance as chairman of then-President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign in Nevada and whether he did enough to combat voter fraud when he was attorney general.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas joined Adam Laxalt, a GOP candidate for Senate from Nevada, in bashing Nevada’s senior Democratic U.S. senator during a campaign rally Friday at an affluent retirement enclave in suburban Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. Senate race in Nevada is becoming expensive, with incumbent Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto holding a big financial advantage over two leading Republican hopefuls who each spent more than $1 million the first three months of 2022.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm toured Nevada’s vast former national nuclear proving ground on Friday and visited a Las Vegas-area liquid hydrogen production plant as part of a tour of the U.S West touting Biden administration support for renewable and clean energy sources.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto raised $3.3 million the last three months of 2021 in her bid for reelection in the swing state of Nevada, more than twice as much as either of the leading candidates seeking the Republican nomination to try to unseat her.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated a state court judge and a law school professor to fill two U.S. District Court vacancies in Nevada.
Judge Cristina D. Silva has served on the state District Court in Las Vegas since 2019 and previously was an assistant U.S.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A year before the 2022 election, a fight over an attack ad airing on local television in Nevada is pointing to challenges both parties may face attempting to turn the debate over an infrastructure bill in Congress into campaign fodder.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada politicians are loading their campaign coffers with millions in contributions in preparation for next year's midterm elections, setting the stage for a costly election year with advertising bombarding television, radio, social media and mailboxes.
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — In a western battleground state that could decide which party controls the U.S. Senate, Republican Adam Laxalt has early on targeted those who feel angered and afraid, telling them the stakes of next year's race against Sen.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada will be home to the nation's first ever school on building recreational trails.
The Nevada Appeal reported Monday that the Great Basin Institute has been awarded a $160,000 federal grant to establish a professional recreational trail building school.
ELY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Great Basin Institute has been awarded a federal grant to begin planning the creation of what the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says is the nation's first professional recreational trail-building school.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — More than 14 months before the midterm elections, the Republican frontrunner in Nevada's U.S. Senate race is raising fears of voter fraud and talking about preemptively mounting legal challenges — a sign that the election denialism that marked the last cycle may carry over into the next.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto told a group of battery manufacturers, conservationists and developers on Monday that the infrastructure bill passed by the U.S. Senate earlier this month will boost efforts to grow the renewable energy sector in Nevada and throughout the country.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is urging firefighters, scientists, teachers and moms to help form new strategies to deal with increasingly unhealthy air quality in Nevada caused by wildfires that continue to worsen and no relief in sight in the years ahead.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican Adam Laxalt filed late Sunday to run for the U.S. Senate in Nevada, setting the stage for what could be a decisive battle as both parties fight for control of Congress.
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton told a crowd of about 4,000 Republicans that former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt plans to run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democratic Sen.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican pageant winner and business owner is running for Nevada's Senate seat currently held by Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto.
Sharelle Mendenhall filed as a candidate with the Federal Election Commission earlier this month and is scheduled to officially kickoff her campaign Thursday evening with a rally in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A divide among Nevada Democrats has deepened as top Democratic officials opted to bypass the state party and set up an alternate party organization in Washoe County ahead of next year's election.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The head of the Senate Republican political arm says he expects former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt to challenge Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada next year.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A nearly decade-long effort has resulted in a Veterans Administration commitment to build a new National Veterans Cemetery in northeast Nevada, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said Thursday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada released a report from her office on Tuesday detailing corporate practices that she said treat franchise owners unfairly and sometimes leave them facing huge losses...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s entire congressional delegation, governor and several advocacy groups have lined up behind a bid for Congress to set aside vast federal lands in Clark County for conservation and recreation while freeing some for development around Las Vegas.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick to become the next U.S. energy secretary pledged Thursday to uphold his predecessor’s promise to begin removing weapons-grade plutonium the government secretly shipped last year to a security site in southern Nevada...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is pledging to expedite the removal of weapons-grade plutonium secretly hauled to Nevada last year as the state and Trump administration remain locked in a court battle about whether the shipment was legal...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill co-authored by Maine's Republican senator that promises to improve Alzheimer's disease prevention, treatment and care...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 43 Latinos elected to Congress are set to take the oath of office in January, including the youngest woman ever elected, two Latinas from Texas, the first Latino to represent Ohio and a woman born in Ecuador...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said Friday that she's focusing on ensuring people have access to affordable health care and making sure that families separated at the U...
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