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Dem Senate Contender In Ethics Investigation

Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee said Thursday it is opening a full probe of Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.) for advocating for a kidney clinic ...

Reid Looms Over Big Battle

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn't on the ballot this year, but he's very much in the game. With Republicans clamoring to take away...

Jason Linkins

The Sorrows Of Young Jeb: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For June 15, 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Rove-Created Groups Make Big Move

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

American Crossroads, the Karl Rove-founded super-PAC, and its 501(c)(4) affiliate, Crossroads GPS, announced a $4.6 million ad buy Wednesday hitting s...

Dean Heller Accused Of Oil 'Hypocrisy' By Democrats

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Democrats are accusing Republican Sen. Dean Heller of railing against speculation in the oil market on the campaign trail but voting in Congress to pr...

Senate Democrats Roll Out A Campaign Donation App

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Apparently there's an app for getting money into politics, as well. Senate Democrats have turned to a new Intuit program called GoPay...

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...

Democrats Accuse GOP Of 'War On Women'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is taking advantage of the controversy over contraception and women's health issues to feature its female...

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 ...

Obama Draws Heat For Controversial Vegas Comments Ahead Of Trip

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — President Barack Obama has a Sin City problem that won't go away. Obama is counting on Nevada's support for reelection next year. He ...

Congresswoman Facing Ethical Questions Over Legislation That Benefited Her Husband

AP | By KEVIN FREKING | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley's efforts to influence federal reimbursement rates for dialysis providers and to save a kidney transplan...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats See Silver Lining In Dean Heller's Nevada Senate Appointment

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jason Linkins

Ensign's Retirement Promises Another Colorful Year Of Nevada Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ensign's decision will touch off a series of changes to Nevada's political landscape. It places a newly elected Republican Representative in the driver's seat for a Senate promotion. It cracks the door ajar -- ever so slightly -- for a possible Democratic pickup. It provides the previously defeated Sharron Angle with a possible path to Washington, D.C. Jon Ralston is already tweeting up a storm, and why not? His studio is likely to be as popular a destination in 2012 as it was in 2010.

Sam Stein

Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.): If I Were Pelosi, I Wouldn't Have Run For Minority Leader (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly a week after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali.) secured her bid to remain top member of her caucus, the doubts expressed by fel...

Election 2010 In Nevada: Some Odd Practices; For Now, Nothing To Fear and, Perhaps, A 2012 Senate Race To Anticipate

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Sterling

This terrific Las Vegas Weekly cover by by James Shepherd says it all. Especially in Nevada, this was one scary election. Perhaps as someone told me,...

Election Paradox: House Candidates From Hardest-Hit Regions Are Safer

AP | MIKE BAKER and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a year when voters are angry about the economy and ready to oust incumbents, Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley would seem to be in big trouble &ndash...

Ground Zero For The Democrats' Shame (And Ron Paul's Courage)

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

According to Talking Points Memo, the following Democrats have come out publicly in favor of building the Islamic center in Lower Manhattan: Senat...

Congressmember Shelley Berkely: The Next Senator From Nevada? (Please!)

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Sterling

If Shelley Berkely runs for Senate, there will be lots of people running alongside her.

Democrites: Are Congressional Democrats Siding With Netanyahu Against President Obama?

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Sedaei

While President Obama understands the importance of taking a tougher stance on Israel to fit the new circumstances, some Democrats in Congress do not.

President Obama Faces Growing Hill Pressure On Israel

Politico.com | BEN SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Barack Obama prepares to depart for his first trip to the Arab world, the administration's escalating pressure on Israel to freeze all gr...

Gun-Control Advocates Accidentally Side With NRA

CQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As they study the vote in Congress to ease gun restrictions in national parks, the National Rifle Association and gun-control groups agree on one impo...