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Michael McAuliff

Republicans Fleeing Romney: We Were Just Poor Boys | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republicans in tight Senate races went a long way to distance themselves from GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney Wednesday -- all ...

Political Endorsement Reveals Rift in Filipino Community

Erwin de Leon | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

Last week, the Filipino American Families of America in Politics (FAFAP), a new group in the Filipino-American stronghold of Nevada, endorsed Republican U.S. senatorial candidate Dean Heller -- and in the process revealed fissures in the Filipino community.

Jennifer Bendery

Mitt Romney Video Sends Republicans Running For The Hills | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans insist that Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment won't hurt them in their campaigns, but that didn't stop them from run...

Jason Linkins

Romney's '47 Percent' Comments Spreading Poison Downticket | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

The wide release of Mitt Romney's remarks about the "47 percent" of the country who the GOP presidential nominee says he'll "never convince" to "take ...

Nevada Rep. Targeted In GOP Ethics Letter

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

The head of Nevada's Washoe County Republican Party tried to keep attention on a congressional ethics probe of Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.) Wednesday...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Candidates In Diamond Scam Dustup | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) probably never thought driving a pal's race car in 2004 could prove a campaign liability. But the joyride seem...

What Ending Medicare Really Means

Shelley Berkley | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Shelley Berkley

Seniors would be forced to pay thousands of dollars more a year for the coverage they are already receiving. And if the voucher doesn't cover the service and you can't pay? Tough luck. You're on your own.

GOPers Travel To Battleground State To Warn Of Looming Action

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican tour warning of impending military cuts is hitting another presidential battleground state, Nevada. Three members of the...

New Ads Hammer GOP For Anti-Middle Class Tax Vote

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Republicans and Democrats in Congress very deliberately made their tax arguments before going on a six-week break last week, with Democrats voting to ...

Shelley Berkley Ad Knocks Dean Heller For DREAM Act Vote

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

Nevada Democratic Senate hopeful Shelley Berkley is accusing Republican incumbent Sen. Dean Heller this week in a Spanish-language ad of wanting "to g...

Rockabilly Mockery In Nevada Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Medicare and country music are both big in Nevada, so Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley is putting the two together in a radio ad attacking Sen. Dean He...

GOP Senator Denies Responsibility For His Own Attack Ads

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) recently put out a campaign attack ad that ends with the line, "I'm Dean Heller, and I approve this message." Despite that s...

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Takes Aim At Obamacare Support In Latest Ad Campaign

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

The nation's biggest business lobby launched an ad campaign on Tuesday supporting what it calls "Friends of the U.S. Chamber" candidates in four compe...

My Member of Congress Just Resigned -- Now What?

Marci Harris | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Marci Harris

Given the extensive special election process, districts left behind when a Member of Congress calls it quits are inevitably without representation for several months.

Dems Make $2.3 Million Show Of Support For Shelley Berkley

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

Democrats showed their support for embattled Rep. Shelley Berkley in her Nevada Senate race by reserving $2.3 million of television ad time to support...

Linda McMahon Skipping The Republican National Convention

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

Former professional wrestling executive Linda McMahon is joining other Republicans in competitive Senate races and skipping the Republican National Co...

Jason Linkins

The Sorrows Of Young Jeb: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For June 15, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics

During the primary season, it was impossible to ignore the loud lamentations from prominent GOP figures that the field of the pre-primary season was n...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney Gets Key Endorsements Long After It Matters, So, Thanks For Nothing, Guys! | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

From early on in the campaign, one of the key advantages that Mitt Romney claimed in his march to the nomination was the portfolio of endorsements he ...

Nevada Senate Candidates Spar Over Outside Spending

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Democrats are trying to cut a deal in the Nevada Senate race, like the one that Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren agreed to in Massachusetts, to keep u...

Ad Calls GOP Senator 'Another Sharron Angle'

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal and Mike McAuliff | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

A radio ad geared toward Nevada's Latino voters calls Republican Sen. Dean Heller "another Sharron Angle," comparing his hard-line immigration stance ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Plan Includes Soliciting Millionaires For More | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans unveiled a plan Wednesday to cut payroll taxes that asks the rich to pay more tax if they feel like it, freezes and c...

Paul Blumenthal

Pelosi Calls For Open Super Congress | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Saturday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called on the debt reduction "super committee" to do its work in the open. ...

Jason Linkins

Nevada Congressional Candidate Warns Debt Ceiling Will Lead To Chinese Invasion | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

Special election candidate Mark Amodei is betting that voters can be convinced that this time, if the debt ceiling is raised, we will be overrun by the Chinese Menace, who will turn America into the Hunan Centipede!

Elise Foley

Dems To Target Lugar, Heller In 2012 Over Medicare Votes | Elise Foley | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bullish after a win in New York District 26 this week, top Democratic campaign chairwoman Patty Murray said Thursday Democrats are linin...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats See Silver Lining In Dean Heller's Nevada Senate Appointment | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are seeking a bright side to the news that they will have to face an incumbent in Nevada's 2012 Senate race now that Gov. Bria...