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Nevada Nonpartisan Senate Guide, Shelley Berkley vs. Dean Heller

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the Berkley/Heller U.S. Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way?

Progressives Back Berkley To Oppose Social Security Cuts

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Hoping to line up a few more Senate allies before those looming negotiations over a "grand bargain" on deficit reduction, which could include cuts to ...

Vicious Senate Race Approaches Uncertain End

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — The TV ads thrum back-to-back, hour after hour: Republican Sen. Dean Heller wants taxpayers to subsidize oil companies. Democratic R...

Romney, Latinos and the Local Races

Ryan Campbell | Posted 12.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Connie Mack introducing Mitt Romney in Tampa during the RNC It's undeniable that the biggest liability to Romney's campaign is the man himself: he's...

Amanda Terkel

At Least A Dozen GOP Senate Candidates Oppose Abortion Access For Rape Victims | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP Senate candidates Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin have faced outrage and derision from both Democrats and Republicans for their contr...

Presidential Races Buffet Fight For Senate Control

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states lik...

GOP Plans for Women? Empty Binders

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Watch the debates and learn more about EMILY's List's incredible pro-choice Democratic women. Because when you listen to what they have to say about things like healthcare access, equal pay, and economic security, your choice at the ballot box will be an easy one.

Senate Race Remains Tight Despite Ethics Allegations

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

HENDERSON, Nev. — Rep. Shelley Berkley ended her speech at a recent gathering of union members and retirees here by bringing up a potentially ri...

Another Down-Ticket GOP Candidate Denounces Romney's '47 Percent' Remark

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

The GOP contender for Nebraska's open Senate seat, Deb Fischer, is distancing herself from Mitt Romney's remarks that 47 percent of Americans see them...

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...