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December 22, 2014

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U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks about her college affordability initiative on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. The National Journal says Landrieu's re-election campaign is one of three key races to watch in the battle for control of the Senate.
3 races to watch in the struggle for control of the Senate
Oct. 13, 2014
In just three 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 one of the main characters. Forecasts predict Republicans could ...
Blame the hawks, not Harry Reid
Oct. 7, 2014
In a letter Sept. 26 (The problem with arming rebels) the writer, in a blatant attempt to discredit and blame …
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraising Steak Fry on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Indianola, Iowa. Clinton will spend much of October traveling to key states in the battle for control of the Senate.
Hillary Clinton rallying voters in fight for control of Senate
Oct. 6, 2014
Democrats have their own superstar this month. No surprise, it's Hillary Clinton. The former secretary of state and senator from New York will spend much of October traveling to key states in the battle for the Senate, such as Kentucky. She'll rally voters in places ...
Why a popular Nevada lands deal got held up in Congress
Oct. 2, 2014
When Nevadans want to change how they use the land they walk on, they often need permission from Congress. That's a fact of life when the federal government owns ...
Polls strongly favor GOP takeover of Senate
Sept. 29, 2014
Five weeks is a long time in politics because just about every week, political forecasters shift their predictions about what will happen in November. When it comes to control of the Senate, there's been a steady theme that Republicans are ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic policy lunch at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
Will Nevada falter if Harry Reid loses the Senate majority?
Sept. 28, 2014
As much as anyone, Harry Reid is responsible for building modern-day Nevada. He has leveraged political savvy and ...
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. prepares to hold a hearing on reforming the practice of bulk collection of telephone records by the National Security Agency and other government agencies, Thursday, June 5, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Standing of women in U.S. Senate hinges on outcome of election
Sept. 22, 2014
There are a record 20 female U.S. senators, and women lead the body's negotiations on budget, spending, agriculture, environment and more. But 16 female senators are Democrats, meaning ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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