More than 300 pages of internal emails, memos and correspondence obtained by the Sun show how the Energy Department thought it had the upper hand in getting its way with nuclear waste, over the state's objections.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has canceled a speech at a fundraiser for the Washoe Republican Party this month after the party chairman and other party leaders appeared to lament the transition of women to the workplace from a more traditional domestic role raising children.
Asked on the public affairs television program To the Point if the AFL-CIO would back Republican incumbent Rep. Joe Heck over Democrat Erin Bilbray based on what Heck does on immigration reform, Danny Thompson left the possibility open.
After a couple years of watching the dysfunction of the Nevada Republican Party apparatus mostly from afar, Gov. Brian Sandoval and Sen. Dean Heller have begun an attempt to remake it into an organized machine that can earn the trust of donors and elected officials alike. But it's not easy.
Gov. Brian Sandoval won't follow suit with Utah and three other states that are seeking to reopen national parks with state funds as the federal government shutdown heads into Day 11. Sandoval's spokeswoman Mary-Sarah Kinner said today that Nevada doesn't have the resources to open federal parks such as Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
The Senate Republican caucus today announced it is endorsing a pair of GOP women to run in two of the state's most competitive districts next year-- two of three races that could determine which party controls the Nevada State Senate.
GOP chairman Reince Priebus officially gaveled open the 2012 Republican National Convention today, only to immediately close it for a day-long recess. Even though the proceedings lasted less than five minutes, groups of both Ron Paul and Mitt Romney delegates stood warily by in case either faction tried something unexpected.
For Nevada politico Patty Cafferata, the intrigue, plotting and wariness among opposing factions at a national convention is nothing new. Cafferata has been attending conventions since 1956, when, at the age of 15, she accompanied her parents to see Dwight D. Eisenhower accept the Republican nomination.
In a candid interview with the Las Vegas Sun today, Senate Minority Leader Mike McGinness, R-Fallon, said telling Sen. Bill Raggio, R-Reno, that he was poised to take over as minority leader was akin to taking the keys to the car away from an aging father.