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Hillary Clinton Needs a Better Message for Black Voters

As soon as the polls closed in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton was aiming for the next two contests—Nevada and South Carolina. These are the “firewalls,” states where Team Clinton will—in its telling—stop the Bern before it runs too hot. Show More Summary

Good Policy Gone Bad: How Nevada Killed Jobs and Clean Energy Competition

Southern view of a road-closed sign along Nevada State Route 317, south of Caliente, Nevada. Wikimedia/Famartin If you want a good example how bad government can kill good jobs and clean energy innovation, take a look at what’s happening in Nevada, where a decision by Governor Brian Sandoval’s appointees, pushed by [...]

Ted Cruz’s top Nevada supporter spent the night negotiating for the Bundy clan in Oregon standoff

State legislature Michele Fiore traveled to Oregon to calm down the holdouts who live-streamed the FBI negotiation

Next up for Democrats: Nevada, an entirely different state

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Now that Iowa and New Hampshire are in the rear-view mirror, the Democratic presidential contest shifts to markedly different terrain in Nevada, where a largely urban and diverse electorate will test the breadth of Bernie Sanders' appeal and the durability of Hillary Clinton's coalition. [...]Show More Summary

Nevada Turns Into a Battleground

New York Times: “The Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada were supposed to be an afterthought: lost in the shadows of high-profile battles in Iowa and New Hampshire, and fought in a state far off in the West where voters have [...]

FBI surrounds remaining Malheur insurgents as occupiers panic on live feed

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

FBI officials confirmed on Wednesday that they had surrounded the remaining militants occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Reserve in Oregon. The remaining militants can be heard talking to Nevada state Rep. Michele Fiore (R) on an audio-only online broadcast emanating from the facility. Fiore...

Ta-Nehisi Coates is voting Sanders. How big of a problem is this for Clinton?

With New Hampshire in the rearview mirror, Hillary Clinton is looking ahead to South Carolina, Nevada and other states where support from African American voters will be crucial if she wants to clinch the Democratic nomination. Then came this: Influential Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, who has publicly criticized Sanders for his position on reparations, will […]

Faraday Future's plan to build a car factory in Nevada may have hit a $1 billion roadblock

Electric-car company Faraday Future and the state of Nevada appear to be hitting some gridlock. The two entities announced an agreement late last year to build Faraday Future's first manufacturing plant in Las Vegas. Chinese billionaire...Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Can Democrats retake the Nevada Senate? These three seats will decide it all

Leading Off: ? NV State Senate: The GOP flipped both chambers of the Nevada legislature in 2014, a year where Democratic voters disproportionately stayed home. While presidential turnout should allow Team Blue to retake the Assembly, where Obama carried 26 of the 42 seats, neither party has much room for error in the state Senate. Show More Summary

Democrats Focus Next on Nevada

Jon Ralston: “Nevada Democrats caucus on Feb. 20, so Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will descend on the state this week, along with national media types eager to roll the dice, gamble on the future and see which campaign craps [...

Burning Man tickets just got a lot more expensive — thanks to a new Nevada tax

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Some say steeper prices due to state tax and other fees have created yet another obstacle for people who have long been excluded from the week-long festival Burning Man tickets will be even more expensive this year thanks to a new Nevada entertainment tax that the state is requiring the festival to...

Nevada State Treasurer Worried Over Faraday Future Factory Funding In China

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Faraday Future has made a lot of wild claims, but does it really have what it takes to be the next Tesla? Nevada’s state treasurer went to China last week to meet with Leshi, the parent company of Faraday Future, over concerns with the company delaying its promised $1 billion in investment funding for a new manufacturing facility. Read more...

These 5 States Are Leading the Way in Solar Power Initiatives

This is a guest post by Aaron Viles of   Two years ago, Nevada sat among the top of the lists as one of the best states for solar energy. Some of the reasons are baked into the state: its climate and sunshine make it ideal for both large-scale and residential solar. Show More Summary

Nevada's Saturday Democratic Caucuses Excludes Observant Jews and Seventh Day Adventists

It seems that the Nevada State Democrat Party did not get the memo that Democrats are the inclusive, big tent party. The Nevada Democrat caucuses will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 11:00 am PST. Holding the caucuses on Saturday...Show More Summary

Foreclosure Prevention Fraud Ends with Sentencing

Emily Suzanne Vasquez, 47, Inglewood, California, was sentenced in Nevada 12-48 months in prison after being convicted of one count of attempted theft, a category “C” felony. Vasquez was sentenced as a result of a local, state and federal investigation of a complex mortgage fraud scheme. Vasquez was also ordered to pay nearly $53,000 in […]

In State Job Licensing, Uneven Regulation of Workers–and the Economy

Salim Furth: In Iowa, Nevada, and Washington state, more than 30% of the workforce is licensed. In 13 other states, less than 20% of the workforce is licensed. The burden is far from equal.

Sanders Needs a Big Win in New Hampshire

Harry Enten: “That post-New Hampshire narrative will matter a lot to Sanders because he’s currently trailing in the next two Democratic contests: Nevada and South Carolina. Both states are much more diverse than Iowa and New Hampshire, and Sanders will [...]

Marco Rubio Is Endorsed by The Las Vegas-Review, Owned by Sheldon Adelson

Mr. Rubio's endorsement by Nevada's largest newspaper could play a key role in his efforts to win the state caucuses on Feb. 23 and the Republican presidential nomination.

U.S. assets to track expected North Korean space launch: Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada (Reuters) - The United States will position its missile defense assets to track an expected North Korean missile launch, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday.

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