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Delen Goldberg

The Sunday editor

Delen is a California native with degrees from UC Berkeley and Syracuse University. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has covered crime, courts, the environment and politics for newspapers in New York and Nevada. She joined the Sun in 2010 as a political reporter and now covers business and entertainment, while also serving as the digital editor for the Sun's business-to-business publication, Vegas Inc.

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Motley Fool: Investors Bailing on MGM Resorts
Monday, Aug. 22, 2011
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Harry Reid returns gay activist's West Point ring following repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010
It took awhile, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid kept his promise. The ban on gays serving openly in the military has been lifted. And that means Lt. Dan Choi, an Iraq war veteran and leading activist for military gay rights, gets his West Point ring back.
Harry Reid returns West Point ring to military gay rights activist
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010
It took a long time, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid kept his promise. The ban on gays serving openly in the military has been lifted.
Field for Las Vegas mayor grows to four
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010
The field of candidates for Las Vegas mayor has grown more crowded with two recent entries.
Census Bureau: Nevada was fastest growing state in the nation
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010
It's official: Nevada will get a 4th Congressional District in 2013. U.S. Census Bureau figures released today show that Nevada's population grew 35.1 percent from 2000 to 2010, making it the fastest growing state in the country.
Liberal group challenges Joe Heck to forgo congressional health care
Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
Americans United For Change, a liberal advocacy group, erected a billboard near the Las Vegas Strip challenging incoming Republican Rep. Joe Heck to forgo his government-issued, Congressional health insurance.
Medicare doctors won't face pay cuts for at least a year
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010
Members of the House this afternoon approved a measure to hold reimbursement rates steady for doctors who treat Medicare patients.
Senate approves Medicare patch for doctors
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010
The U.S. Senate made strides today to ensure that Medicare patients won't be turned away by their doctors -- at least not in 2011.
'Tequila Party' proposal gains international attention
Monday, Nov. 29, 2010
The idea of a "Tequila Party," which until recently was only quietly debated among Latino leaders, is now making a splash.
Third-party candidate takes his third stab at Senate
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
Edward Hamilton, a third-party candidate who has run twice unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate, announced this week he will challenge Republican Sen. John Ensign in 2012.
Joe Heck lands plum post on House GOP Steering Committee
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010
U.S. Rep.-elect Joe Heck landed a plum position Wednesday as one of three freshman named to the House Republican Steering Committee.
Harry Reid won his hometown of Searchlight by three votes
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010
Republicans maintained throughout the U.S. Senate race that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sold out his small-town roots in favor of a lavish Washington lifestyle.
Republican Joe Heck extends his lead over Dina Titus
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
Just passed the half-way mark and Heck maintains his lead. He is up by 2,029 votes, with 56 precincts reporting. The race is still too close to call - 48.3 percent to 47.4 percent, but it is not looking good for Titus.
Group claiming voter fraud benefited from Angle contribution
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010
A non-profit group run by Sharron Angle donated almost $100,000 to a group now claiming that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is trying to steal the U.S. Senate election.
Angle to Behar: 'Raised $150,000 online yesterday -- thanks for your help'
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010
If Joy Behar's rant about Sharron Angle was intended to hurt the Republican Senate candidate, the point was lost on Angle. In fact, Angle was so pleased with the free press, her campaign sent Behar a bouquet of flowers.
Harry Reid staffer accused of faking marriage to get friend green card
Monday, Oct. 25, 2010
Fox News is reporting that a former spokeswoman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lied to the FBI and Department of Homeland Security to cover up a sham marriage she entered into with a college friend.
Wind Energy Association to GOP: Stop running false ads about China
Monday, Oct. 25, 2010
Democratic Rep. Dina Titus has a new partner in criticizing Republican congressional candidate Joe Heck's campaign ads - the wind lobby.
Sara Bareilles will be musical guest at Obama rally in Las Vegas
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010
Ben Harper played for the president at the University of Wisconsin, The Roots rocked out for him in Philadelphia, and John Legend crooned for him in Columbus, Ohio.
Harry Reid blasts Sharron Angle for not denouncing 'don't vote' ad
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid ripped into his Republican challenger Sharron Angle on Tuesday for failing to denounce an ad that encourages Hispanics not to vote.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio: 'Politicians should be thanking me'
Monday, Oct. 18, 2010
The self-appointed "toughest sheriff in America" maintains that his immigration policies - seen by many as racist - have kept thousands of illegal immigrants out of the Silver State. He boasts that 2,000 illegal alien drug smugglers, many on their way to Nevada, have been arrested in Maricopa County.
Reid pleased with his debate performance, says format favored Angle
Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010
Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, after two days of reflection on his debate with Republican challenger Sharron Angle, shared some thoughts Saturday about how he thinks it went.
Reid wouldn't have done anything differently during the Angle debate
Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010
Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, after two days of reflection on his debate with Republican challenger Sharron Angle, shared some thoughts Saturday about how he thinks it went.
Heck campaign: 'Titus chose to cheat in the debate after talking about cheating'
Friday, Oct. 15, 2010
Campaign officials for Republican Congressional candidate Joe Heck are accusing Democratic Rep. Dina Titus of cheating during Thursday night's televised debate.
New ad accuses Joe Heck of opposing green jobs
Friday, Oct. 15, 2010
The League of Conservation Voters Victory Fund, which works to elect candidates who promote environmental policies, launched a $200,000 ad buy in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District today on behalf of Democratic incumbent Dina Titus.
Sharron Angle speaks about sharia, Bill Clinton's criticism and Harry Reid's campaign
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle took a few minutes after an event today to talk to the press.
Obama rally for Harry Reid will be at Las Vegas middle school
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010
President Barack Obama has decided on a location for his Las Vegas rally with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid: Orr Middle School Park.
Republican Joe Heck goes after the Hispanic vote
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010
Republican House candidate Joe Heck launched a Spanish language ad today, the first targeting Latinos in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.
Spokeswoman says Joe Heck will vote for Sharron Angle
Monday, Oct. 11, 2010
Mari Nakashima, Heck's spokeswoman, said Heck will vote for Angle.
Dina Titus, Joe Heck find much common ground in first debate
Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010
Rep. Dina Titus and Joe Heck met for their first debate in their race to represent the 3rd Congressional District, striving to point out their differences but agreeing on most topics.
Sharron Angle denounces 'favor-buying' politicians at Las Vegas rally
Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle bashed politicians during a Saturday rally for "favor-buying" but didn't mention she offered to use her political "juice" to help a third-party candidate she was trying to convince to drop out of the race.
Angle aide accused of handing over campaign secrets in Massachusetts governor's race
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010
Jordan Gehrke, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle's deputy campaign manager, has been named in a lawsuit accusing him and others of providing confidential campaign information to a candidate's opponent.
Former Clinton energy czar stumps for Harry Reid
Thursday, Oct. 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, Oct. 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.
Mitt Romney in Las Vegas stumping for GOP candidates
Wednesday, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Sept. 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, Sept. 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, Sept. 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, Sept. 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, Sept. 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, Sept. 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.
Former Supreme Court justice lobbies for merit selection for judges
Tuesday, Sept. 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, Sept. 20, 2010
Republican House candidate Joe Heck is in Washington, D.C. today to meet with GOP members of Congress and fundraise.
Titus and Heck will face off on the issues
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010
Congressional candidates Dina Titus and Joe Heck have agreed to take part in three debates next month.
Three new ads in 3rd Congressional District race
Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010
One comes out in favor of Republican challenger Joe Heck; two highlight Democratic incumbent Rep. Dina Titus.
Does a political ad need to be negative to be effective?
Friday, Sept. 10, 2010
Republican House candidate Joe Heck chose the warm, fuzzy approach for his first television commercial in the 3rd Congressional District.
Democratic women's group claims Joe Heck picked politics over women's health
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010
EMILY's List, a national group that helps pro-choice Democratic women get elected, launched a campaign today in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District against Republican House candidate Joe Heck.

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