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More Trouble For Embattled Ex-Lawmaker

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — A judge in Las Vegas revoked bail Wednesday for a former Nevada state assemblyman being held in California on felony charges stemmin...

Nevada Pol Arrested 3 Times This Year Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

BARSTOW, Calif. — A former Nevada assemblyman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a freeway chase that police in California said...

Troubled Former Lawmaker To Be Arraigned

Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BARSTOW, Calif. — A former Nevada lawmaker who police say led them on a freeway chase that ended with a violent struggle ...

Friday Talking Points -- Don Young Shows GOP How Not To Reach Out To Minorities

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While it certainly was (quoting the Flintstones theme) a "gay old time" in Washington this week, I have already spent the whole week on the subject, so I'm really only going to mention it in passing.

Former Dem Lawmaker ARRESTED Hours After Historic Expulsion

AP | KEN RITTER and MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Hours after he became the first person in Nevada history to be kicked out of the state Legislature, an embattled former lawmaker led...

State Lawmaker Expelled From Legislature After Repeat Arrests

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. — A troubled lawmaker whose erratic behavior dominated headlines for weeks and instilled fear among colleagues who once called...

Nevada Lawmakers Move Forward With Effort To Oust Colleague

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Members of the Nevada Assembly are poised for a historic vote on whether to oust one of their own – something only con...

Lawmaker Faces Expulsion After Repeat Arrests

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

RENO, Nev. — A lawmaker who has been arrested twice in two months, hospitalized for a mental evaluation and accused of threatening to harm a Dem...

Indicted Lawmaker Wants His Job Back

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

A Nevada state legislator who has been indicted on charges of domestic violence and resisting arrest, while at the same time facing an investigation f...

Nevada Lawmaker Arrested Again

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

-- Troubled Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks was arrested early Sunday in Las Vegas on suspicion of physically attacking a family member, then grabbi...

Arrested Lawmaker Claims He's The Victim Of Legislative Leader's Murder Plot

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

A Nevada assemblyman charged with threatening to kill the state Assembly speaker said he's actually the victim of the speaker's plot to kill him. A...

Lawmaker Released From Jail After Allegedly Threatening Colleague

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- A Nevada lawmaker was freed from jail following his weekend arrest on a felony charge of threatening to harm a state Assembly party leade...

State Lawmaker Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Colleague

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

And you thought Congress was dysfunctional. A Nevada lawmaker was arrested on Saturday night for threatening to shoot a colleague, KNTV reported. ...