Jim Gibbons has been an absentee leader most of his first term.Though active in his re-election bid he again seeks the ...
May 16, 2010 20:00 EDT
PUBLIC ARENA HE DISDAINS. By the summer of 2008, Gov. Jim GibbonsÕ whereabouts were often unknown ? even to his senior staff.
May 08, 2010 20:00 EDT
The label Òrising Republican starÓ has been used so often to describe Brian Sandoval over the years that it seemed his name could scarcely appear in print without it.
Apr 27, 2010 20:00 EDT
GOP Senate candidates all oppose DemocratsÕ reform plan, differ on strategies. By now the causes of the financial crash that led to the Great Recession are well known.Americans, including homebuyers and regulators, community banks and Wall Street titans, were like skiers blithely ignoring the risk of avalanche, while a few destructive firms lit explosives that got the cascade started.
Apr 06, 2010 20:00 EDT
Brian Sandoval, Republican candidate for governor, can be seen in a recently posted YouTube video walking right up to the line of supporting driverÕs licenses for undocumented immigrants.
Apr 04, 2010 20:00 EDT
Revelations on long history of arrogance expose a persona loyal only to John Ensign. Last summer, Sen. John Ensign was with his wife, Darlene, at Palace Station for a meeting of Nevada Republican women.
Mar 27, 2010 20:00 EDT
SEARCHLIGHT ? The Tea Party activists are committed.
Mar 15, 2010 20:00 EDT
Highest number of candidates ever file to run in Nevada. CARSON CITY ? Nevada voters canÕt claim they donÕt have choices this election season.
Feb 28, 2010 19:00 EST
Carson City lawmakers preparing to tackle bigger revenue shortfall. CARSON CITY As the Nevada Legislature settled on a painful prescription of cuts and fees to solve the states budget crisis, lawmakers were not so subtly laying the foundation for the great tax debate of 2011, when the state will be staring into a much deeper abyss.
Feb 27, 2010 19:00 EST
gop candidates seek embrace of small-town nevada by touting their IDEOLOGICAL zeal, bashing harry reid . Battle Mountain
Feb 27, 2010 19:00 EST
Legislators play to competing interests ? voters, business lobby. As legislators and the governor negotiate a deal to balance the states battered budget, they are playing to two very distinct audiences: their fellow insiders in Carson City, who represent the states powerful interests and fund their campaigns, and the voting public, who will render the ultimate judgment on the job theyve done here.
Feb 26, 2010 19:00 EST
Nevada history repeats at special session ? lawmakers hesitant to tax industries that are reluctant to pay. Gaming lobbyist Billy Vassiliadis stepped to the microphone Friday and forlornly said this to state legislators trying to close a massive budget deficit: Im sorry to say, this year, for the first time, we just cant help.
Feb 24, 2010 19:00 EST
Bipartisanship emerges in anger at Gibbons over session deadline. Carson City
Feb 23, 2010 19:00 EST
CARSON CITY Gov. Jim Gibbons shifting budget plan is complicating his re-election bid, tarnishing his conservative credentials and eroding support among the Republican base.
Feb 20, 2010 19:00 EST
RORY REID REACHING OUT TO RURAL NEVADANS, A BLOC HISTORICALLY hostile to BIG-CITY CANDIDATES . Lovelock
Feb 19, 2010 19:00 EST
Obama presses his economic message in troubled times. President Barack Obama bounded to the stage at Green Valley High School to cheers. Hes rail thin and has a grin as wide as his head. He seems to feel most at home on the road, in front of what remains of his still-adoring Obama Nation, mixing it up, speechifying and cracking wise.
Feb 10, 2010 19:00 EST
Electrical workers, joined by Culinary allies, slam NV EnergyÕs cap on benefits. Northern Nevada electrical workers brought a bitter contract fight with NV Energy to Las Vegas this week, picketing the utilitys corporate headquarters to draw attention to the protracted negotiations.
Feb 09, 2010 19:00 EST
Union leaders decry partyÕs response to GibbonsÕ insistence on heavy cuts. Nevada Democrats, already facing a daunting electoral landscape this year, are in danger of losing their base, including organized labor.
Feb 05, 2010 19:00 EST
Gridlock in Washington threatens reform plans. When Richard Trumka ascended a stage in Pittsburgh last year to accept the presidency of AFL-CIO, he vowed to reinvigorate a flagging labor movement beset by globalization, corporate power and union infighting.
Feb 03, 2010 19:00 EST
As Clark County and the Service Employees International Union prepare to sit down at the bargaining table to negotiate a new contract, the labor organization is positioning itself as more of an ally than an adversary.
Oops! Illegal bucks Sun examination of foreign donations to Mike MontandonÕs gubernatorial campaign uncovers one that was against the law
Jan 26, 2010 19:00 EST
Polling in single digits, bid to overtake GOP rivals Sandoval, Gibbons could be set back by discovery. Republican gubernatorial hopeful Mike Montandon accepted a $10,000 donation from a foreign company last year, a violation of federal campaign finance law.