Updated 10:39 am PST, Friday, March 8, 2019 FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2014, file photo, Cathy Woods appears in Washoe District court in Reno, Nev. Nearly three years after Woods, filed a civil suit seeking compensation for spending more than three decades in prison for a murder she didn’t commit, her lawyers say the city of Reno is continuing to do everything it can to delay and deny her justice. (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2014, file photo, Cathy Woods appears in Washoe District court in Reno, Nev. Nearly three years after Woods, filed a civil suit seeking compensation for spending more than three decades ... more Photo: Andy Barron, AP Photo: Andy Barron, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 FILE - In this Sept. … [Read more...] about Ex-Nevadan wrongly imprisoned 35 years wins court motion
U.S. President George H. Bush, with media adviser Sig Rogich, returns to the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 1991 after he unveiled a new transportation program. Bush unveiled a $105 billion five-year program "to prepare for the next American century" in U.S. transportation. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)FILE - In this Sept. 13, 1988, file photo Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis gets a free ride in a new M1-A-1 battle tank during a visit to General Dynamics in Sterling Heights, Mi., where he told workers he's not soft on defense. The image of a helmeted Dukakis taking a spin in a tank proved to be the ultimate in What Not To Wear for a presidential candidate during his run, his loosing run, for the presidency against President George H.W. Bush. ( AP Photo/Michael E. Samojeden, File)This Oct. 23,1982, file photo shows Wayne Newton, left, and George H.W. Bush in Las Vegas.Pres. George H. W. Bush, right, stretches to shake hands with an unidentified patient at … [Read more...] about Nevadans remember George H.W. Bush
POLITICS 10/22/2018 07:06 pm ET “Ultimately there is only one real check on abuses of power, there’s only one real check on bad policy and that is you and your vote," the former president said at a Democratic rally. By Igor Bobic 550 LAS VEGAS ― Former President Barack Obama warned Nevadans on Monday that staying home during November’s midterm elections “would be profoundly dangerous to our democracy,” saying in a speech that these elections are “more important than any I can remember in my lifetime, and that includes when I was on the ballot.” “We have a chance to restore some sanity in our politics,” Obama said at a packed rally at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus. “Ultimately there is only one real check on abuses of power, there’s only one real check on bad policy and that is you and your vote.” “Don’t boo. Don’t hashtag. All that stuff is nice to … [Read more...] about Barack Obama Urges Nevadans To Vote To Restore ‘Sanity’ To Politics
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Upshot Supported by It’s a sign of the issue’s importance that several candidates in close races are feeling pressure to respond. ByMargot Sanger-Katz Oct. 16, 2018 For months, Democratic candidates have been running hard on health care, while Republicans have said little about it. In a sign of the issue’s potency, Republicans are now playing defense, releasing a wave of ads promising they will preserve protections for Americans with pre-existing health conditions. The ads Republicans in Congress have recently come forward with limited legislative proposals to ensure some pre-existing conditions protections if the health law is overturned. One, a House resolution, would have no force of law, even if adopted. The other would contain a significant loophole: Insurers would have to cover those with … [Read more...] about Republicans Are Suddenly Running Ads on Pre-existing Conditions. But How Accurate Are They?
Republicans have surged in several key Nevada races, including Sen. Dean Heller’s (R-NV) campaign, according to a poll released on Monday. Sen. Heller leads Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) by seven points—48 to 41 percent—in an Emerson College poll. Eight percent of Nevadans remain undecided, and the margin of error is 4.2 points, which puts Heller’s lead above the margin of error.The Nevada Senate candidates both have polarizing favorability numbers. Forty-two percent of Nevadans have a favorable opinion of Sen. Heller, compared to 46 percent of Nevadans who have a negative view of the Nevada Republican. Rep. Rosen has a 45 percent unfavorable rating and a 44 percent favorable rating. Heller’s Senate seat serves as one of the most contentious Senate seats that Republicans hope to hold in the November midterm elections. Previous polls from the New York Times and NBC News have put Heller only ahead by two points, and the Real Clear Politics polling … [Read more...] about Poll: Nevada Turns Away from Democrats Post-Kavanaugh