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Former Clinton energy czar stumps for Harry Reid
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Federico Pena, former secretary of transportation and energy under the Clinton administration, is in Las Vegas today campaigning for Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on the issue of clean energy.
Joe Heck: 'I don't know who Orly Taitz is'
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Self-appointed "birther queen" Orly Taitz may be a big fan of Republican House candidate Joe Heck, but Heck says he doesn't know who she is.
Photo: Mitt Romney, from left, Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krol
Mitt Romney in Las Vegas stumping for GOP candidates
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Former presidential candidate and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is in Las Vegas today to stump for Nevada’s Republican candidates. He toured Las Vegas Color Graphics with House candidate Joe Heck and lieutenant governor candidate Brian Krolicki.
Poll shows low approval for Obama hurts Dina Titus
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
A new poll shows Republican Joe Heck leading Democratic incumbent Rep. Dina Titus by 3 percentage points in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District. Heck also beat Titus 57-33 among independent voters.
Democratic club chairman blasts Angle staffer for 'racist' Facebook post
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
The chairman of the Stonewall Democratic Club of Southern Nevada, a grassroots Democratic LGBT organization, is calling out a member of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle's staff for what he calls "casual racism."
Birther Orly Taitz supports Joe Heck (or as she calls him, 'Joe Hack')
Monday, October 4, 2010
Two days after endorsing U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle, Orly Taitz -- the self-appointed "queen of the birthers" -- threw her support behind Republican House candidate Joe Heck.
Right to Life group announces endorsements
Friday, October 1, 2010
LIFEPAC, the state political action committee for Nevada Right to Life, announced today their slate of candidates for endorsement in November elections.
'Birther queen' asks supporters to stump for Sharron Angle
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Orly Taitz, the self-appointed "queen of the birthers," has endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle.
Controversial former naval officer endorses Joe Heck
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Retired U.S. Naval Commander Kirk Lippold, the man who served as commanding officer of the USS Cole when it was bombed in 2000 by Al Qaeda terrorists, today endorsed Republican Joe Heck for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.
Sharron Angle spokeswoman condemns her candidate's ad on immigration
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
The chairwoman of the Nevada Republican Hispanic Caucus, who moonlights as a spokeswoman for Sharron Angle, this week denounced the Republican U.S. Senate candidate's ad on immigration.
Sharron Angle is newest member of 2010 'Dirty Dozen'
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
The League of Conservation Voters, a non-profit group that tries to turn environmental issues into national priorities, today added Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle to its 2010 "Dirty Dozen" list. The list includes politicians from both parties who oppose clean energy development, climate legislation and other green initiatives.
NRCC: Dina Titus is 'sure bet for reckless spending'
Monday, September 27, 2010
The National Republican Congressional Committee this week rolled out a series of commercials for GOP House candidates across the country, including one for Republican Joe Heck in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.
No more Mr. Nice Guy in 3rd Congressional District race
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Less than two weeks after Republican Congressional candidate Joe Heck said he wanted to run an "upbeat, positive" campaign, he released a television commercial calling Democratic incumbent Rep. Dina Titus a liar.
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Former Supreme Court justice lobbies for merit selection for judges
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is used to being impartial. But on the subject of how judges are selected, she has a strong opinion: Judges should be appointed. "The Constitution has been a great document in our country, and it does not allow for elected judges," O'Connor said today during an editorial board meeting at the Sun.
CD3 candidates both receive money from out-of-state groups
Monday, September 20, 2010
Republican House candidate Joe Heck is in Washington, D.C. today to meet with GOP members of Congress and fundraise.

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