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Bloomberg group grades lawmakers' gun votes

Bloomberg group grades lawmakers' gun votes

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition will now rate lawmakers on their gun records, the coalition's director said.
McConnell stiff-arms Obama, Senate Dems

McConnell stiff-arms Obama, Senate Dems

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- After Democrats increased their U.S. Senate majority Tuesday, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell challenged the president to "move to the political center."

Democrats, GOP split Nevada House races

CARSON CITY, Nev., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The Democrats picked up another seat in the U.S. House Tuesday when Steven Horsford won in Nevada's District 4.

Reid rips Heller on online gaming effort

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., ripped fellow Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, a Republican, for not rallying enough votes to move on an online poker bill.

Nevada voters no longer have 'none' choice

CARSON CITY, Nev., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Nevada can no longer give voters the option of selecting "none of the above" in elections, a federal judge says.

Rep. Berkley faces ethics probe

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- The House Ethics Committee said Monday it will investigate U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., who is running for the Senate seat held by Dean Heller.

GOP sens. to challenge recess appointments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Thirty-nine Republican U.S. senators said they would join a court challenge to four of President Obama's recess appointments, charging they're unconstitutional.
Control of the U.S. Senate a toss-up

Control of the U.S. Senate a toss-up

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Control of the U.S. Senate is going to be a close call with candidates' war chests playing a key role, a review of the year-end fundraising reports indicated.
Obama: Impasse means tax hike

Obama: Impasse means tax hike

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday "taxes will go up Jan. 1" because House Republicans refuse to compromise on extending a tax cut.
Let the political ad battle begin...

Let the political ad battle begin...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Ad wars among outside interest groups have begun in several U.S. congressional races -- about a year before Election Day.

Republicans hold Nevada House seat

CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The former head of the Nevada Republican Party trounced a Democrat in a special election for one of the state's three congressional seats.
Heller: Cut regulations and taxes

Heller: Cut regulations and taxes

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., Saturday proposed cutting taxes and regulation while saying the "status quo of dysfunctional government must end."
Sandoval to appoint Heller to Senate

Sandoval to appoint Heller to Senate

LAS VEGAS, April 27 (UPI) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday he would appoint Republican Rep. Dean Heller to serve the rest of John Ensign's term in the U.S. Senate.

Rep. Heller running for Sen. Ensign's seat

CARSON CITY, Nev., March 15 (UPI) -- Rep. Dean Heller, R-Nev., e-mailed his supporters Tuesday to tell them he is now, as expected, a candidate for the Senate seat now held by John Ensign.

GOP candidates distance selves from Bush

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Republican incumbents returning to their districts across the United States are distancing themselves from their unpopular president, The Hill reported Monday.

GOP primary likely in Nevada 2nd

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Secretary of State Dean Heller has decided to run for Nevada's 2nd Congressional District seat in what could turn out to be a $1 million battle.

That's politics!

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A weekly look at what's happened in U.S. politics.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Western state legislatures at-a-glance

Here is a look at what western state legislatures are facing in the year 2003.
By United Press International
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