Published Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 | 2 a.m.
Updated Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 | 1:07 p.m.
Last week I wrote about Danny Tarkanian, the son of the legendary UNLV coach and Republican candidate for Congress in the 4th District. A federal judge has ruled that he owes the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation $17 million; it’s quite possible he’d have to declare bankruptcy while in office. Let’s take a look at his opponent, state Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford. Horsford, a Democrat, is the CEO of the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas, the labor-management joint venture that trains workers for jobs on the Strip. Elected in 2004, he became the youngest minority leader in modern history in ...
CORRECTION: Horsford told me the Legislature passed new out-of-session lobbying disclosure rules; he was mistaken. The measure, Senate Bill 206, passed the Senate, but died in the Assembly. | (October 11, 2012)