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November 22, 2014

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Surrounded by lawmakers and staff members at the Capitol in Carson City on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signs into law an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.
How Gov. Brian Sandoval overcame party politics to pass the Tesla deal 240-0
Sept. 19, 2014
Gov. Brian Sandoval had everything and everyone right where he wanted them. About 9:20 p.m. Sept. 11, the Nevada Legislature approved $1.3 billion in tax breaks to land ...
This is a tunnel seen during a public open house of Yucca Mountain on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001.
Washington memo: Harry Reid kills Yucca again, Joe Heck earns a promotion
Sept. 19, 2014
After a tense two weeks in Washington, D.C., Congress wrapped up its business until the Nov. 4 elections. Lawmakers debated the U.S. role ...
Las Vegas Paving workers repair the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 near Moapa Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. About 1 mile of freeway was severely damaged by runoff from Monday's storm. The Nevada Department of Transportation expects to have two lanes open by the weekend, a spokesman said.
County declares state of emergency; feds to provide $1.5 million in flood relief
Sept. 16, 2014
The federal government has pledged $1.5 million to aid in repair costs for Interstate 15 near Moapa, and Clark County commissioners declared a state of emergency because ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic policy lunch at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
Harry Reid moves to ensure nuclear dump stays dead
Sept. 16, 2014
Amid action in Congress to intensify the fight against Islamic State militants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid found time Tuesday for an issue closer to home: ensuring that ...
Las Vegas Paving workers repair the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 near Moapa Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. About 1 mile of freeway was severely damaged by runoff from Monday's storm. The Nevada Department of Transportation expects to have two lanes open by the weekend, a spokesman said.
Feds pledge $1.5M for I-15 flood repairs
Sept. 16, 2014
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid says Clark County will get $1.5 million in federal emergency funds to help pay for repairing flood damage on Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas. Reid's announcement came ...
David Koch, Executive Vice President of Koch Industries, Inc., attends The Economic Club of New York, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.
Expect more attacks from Dems on billionaire Koch brothers
Sept. 15, 2014
In seven weeks, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he will still run the U.S. Senate. The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in the Nov. 4 election, and Reid is ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.
Sen. Reid calls for apology for plantation remark
Sept. 9, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he wants an apology from a GOP House member and Senate candidate who said that Reid "runs the Senate like a ...
U.S. Senator Harry Reid delivers his opening remarks at the National Clean Energy Summit 7.0: Partnership & Progress on Thursday, September 4th at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Six things to remember from Clean Energy Summit 7.0
Sept. 5, 2014
Fossil fuels took a beating at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on Thursday. Led by Hillary Clinton and Sen. Harry Reid, calls ...
Elon Musk, chairman and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks during the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 at the Bellagio on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
What you need to know this morning about Nevada’s deal with Tesla
Sept. 4, 2014
It’s the biggest economic news for Nevada since the 2008 recession. Tesla will build a $5 billion lithium ion battery factory in ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks during an April event to urge raising the minimum wage. Featured on the lectern are both a Twitter hashtag and website. The hashtag has become ubiquitous in American politics since the advent of Twitter.
Senate showdown: With 9 weeks until Election Day, Harry Reid will stay in national spotlight
Sept. 2, 2014
Nine weeks from today, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he will still run the U.S. Senate. The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in the Nov. 4 election ...
Former President Bill Clinton, left, waits backstage with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid before giving a keynote address during the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 at the Bellagio Tuesday, August 7, 2012.
The people and politics behind Sen. Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit 7.0
Aug. 31, 2014
As a young man, Harry Reid discovered a desert oasis not far from his Searchlight home, across the border in Fort Piute, Calif. Water poured out of craggy, volcanic rock. Lily pads and cattails grew. The site ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada testifies on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
Utah university removes Harry Reid’s name from center
Aug. 29, 2014
Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from ...
Nevada Sen. Harry Reid sits down with the Las Vegas Sun on Thursday Aug. 21, 2014.
Sen. Harry Reid upbeat about Democrats’ 2014 chances, less confident in Erin Bilbray, education initiative
Aug. 21, 2014
Sen. Harry Reid, who runs the Democrats' political machine in Nevada and the U.S. Senate, remains upbeat about Democrats' chances in most, but not all, of the important races this fall. The Senate majority leader, in an interview today with the Las Vegas Sun, repeated ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 15, 2014. Reid said Monday, Aug. 18, that he won't be spending time — or money — assisting the campaign of Nevada Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Goodman.
Harry Reid won’t help doomed Democrat’s bid for governor
Aug. 18, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he won't waste his time raising money for the doomed campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Goodman in a bid to unseat ...
Congressional report card: The good, bad and incomplete of Nevada’s delegation
Aug. 17, 2014
What went right for Nevada’s delegation? What went wrong? What’s yet to be done?

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