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Trump And Gingrich: Two Men. Six Wives. Family Values.

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.26.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Assuming he isn't ousted as the GOP's presidential nominee at the party's Cleveland convention next month, who will be Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate?

Nevada Charges Ex-Prison Guard With Manslaughter For Shooting And Killing Handcuffed Inmate

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For decades, Nevada has allowed correctional officers in prisons to fire shotguns loaded with birdshot at inmates to break up serious fi...

16 Months After Killing Handcuffed Man, Nevada Still Shooting Prisoners

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An unarmed, handcuffed inmate died in 2014 after a Nevada Department of Corrections officer shot him with a 12-gauge shotgun loaded with...

A Supreme Court Justice for the 21st Century

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Memo to President Obama: We need a Supreme Court Justice and we need one now. That justice should be prepared to fight the great the legal battles of the 21st century. And those battles concern primarily wealth and race.

Friday Talking Points -- Unintelligible Yelling

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Marco Rubio played the part of a yappy little attack dog all night long, but only really landed one good blow on Trump (when he turned the "you repeat things" attack back on him) for all his heartfelt effort.

Brian Sandoval: Likely SCOTUS Nominee, or Obama's Political Hand Grenade?

Nathaniel Haas | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics
Nathaniel Haas

While Sandoval is by no means the only person being vetted, he is probably the most conservative candidate Obama is considering. In this instance, leaking Sandoval's name would make sense for two reasons.

Brian Sandoval Takes Himself Out Of The Running For Supreme Court Spot

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) on Thursday asked President Barack Obama to take his name off his list of potential Supreme Court nominee...

Why Is Brian Sandoval Being Floated As A Scalia Replacement?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics

In the immediate wake of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death, Republicans swore up and down that they'd refuse to consider anyone President B...

Nevada GOP Governor For Court VacancyWhite House Vetting

The Washington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics

Brian Sandoval, the centrist Republican governor of Nevada, is being vetted by the White House for a possible nomination to the Supreme Court, accordi...

An Idea For Nevada Prisons: Stop Shooting Prisoners As A Matter Of Policy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics

Nevada prison guards routinely shoot the people they are guarding, not in a rare and unfortunate case where a guard’s life is at risk, but as a matt...

Poll Shows That A Tax Increase Can Be Popular, Even Among Republicans

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

A recent survey in Nevada suggests that if framed a certain way, a tax increase can actually be quite popular. In a poll flagged on Friday by journ...

GOP Governors Break From Party With Proposed Tax Increases

www.nytimes.com | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics

Republican governors across the nation are proposing tax increases — and backing off pledges to cut taxes — as they strike a decidedly un-Republic...

What 2014 Taught Us

Latino Decisions | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Latino Decisions

Results from Latino Decisions' election eve poll are out. So are the media's national exit polls. And, of course, in almost every state and district we now have the final election returns.

Tesla's Huge Tax Break Deal Is Official

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business

By Sandra Chereb CARSON CITY, Nevada, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a package of bills on Thursday to prov...

The Limits of Political Suicide

Carl Pope | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

My bet is that 2016 will be the last campaign in American history in which conservatives will reflexively ignore the economic interests of their voters by routinely attacking clean energy as a left-wing boondoggle.

'None Of These Candidates' Won The Democratic Primary To Challenge A Popular Governor

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Nevada voters apparently weren't enthusiastic about their choices in the Democratic primary to challenge popular Gov. Brian Sandoval (R), picking "non...

Nevada Governor Makes Embarrassing Mistake In Campaign Mailer

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

A popular Republican governor up for reelection this year sent out an innocuous campaign mailer that wouldn't have attracted much attention were it no...

GOP Governor Joins Dems Calls For Unemployment Extension

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican governor has joined Democrats in calling on Congress to reauthorize long-term unemployment insurance. Brian Sandoval of ...

The Man Who Keeps Harry Reid Up At Night

Politico | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is nearly impossible not to like. He has a sunny disposition and seems ever eager to work with Democrats, who have nary a b...

John Celock

GOP Leader: Low Minority Turnout Helps Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The top Republican in the Nevada Assembly said during a radio talk show Tuesday that low turnout from minority and young voters could contribute to a ...

Shooting It All in Las Vegas

Michael Winship | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Solving gun violence should be a primary goal of law enforcement but government departments remain hamstringed by budget cuts and hiring freezes, not to mention the relentless bigfooting of the NRA, firearms manufacturers and the rest of the gun lobby.

GOP Governor Vetoes Background Check Measure

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

By Alexia Shurmur LAS VEGAS, June 13 (Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday vetoed Democratic-backed legislation that ...

Republicans Ramp Up Efforts To Erase Stinging Losses

Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI, The Associated Press -- Republicans are ramping up their recruitment of minority candidates in an effort to combat the demog...

GOP Gov. Jack Dalrymple Backs North Dakota Medicaid Expansion

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple makes four Republican governors who've decided to back an expansion of Medicaid to their poor residents under Preside...

Nevada Gov. Seeks Merit Pay, Wyoming Drama: Ed Today

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.16.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

Ed Reform In Nevada? Gov. Brian Sandoval is putting the final touches on his Wednesday State of the State speech, and according to the Las Vegas Review Journal, education will factor high. Merit pay -- a plan in which teachers are paid partially in accordance with their students' test scores -- is looking good to him. "There is money in the budget to ensure we have a fair system by which we're going to measure the performance of teachers," Sandoval said. "Education will be a big priority for me, and you're going to hear a lot about it in the State of the State. K-12 as well as higher ed." (It should be noted that merit pay hasn't been found to work most anywhere -- except in special cases).