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Powerful TV ad from gun safety group pressures GOP members of Congress

Powerful TV ad from gun safety group pressures GOP members of Congress

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) --Everytown for Gun Safety released an ad trying to rally support from GOP senators for a bill that would place gun restrictions on domestic abusers.
Aileen Graef
Unemployment insurance fight renewed in House, Senate

Unemployment insurance fight renewed in House, Senate

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) --Bills to renew emergency unemployment insurance were introduced to revive an effort that seemed all but dead last month when a Senate-passed deal expired.
Gabrielle Levy
Senate committee sends Castro nomination to final vote

Senate committee sends Castro nomination to final vote

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) --A Senate committee approved the nomination of Julian Castro to be the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, sending his nomination to a final vote.
Gabrielle Levy
House Dems gather for 'Witness Wednesdays' to push for unemployment extension

House Dems gather for 'Witness Wednesdays' to push for unemployment extension

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) --House Democrats have joined a coalition of advocacy groups for a series of events to pressure Republicans to pass an emergency unemployment insurance extension.
Gabrielle Levy
Unemployment extension deal dies quietly over the weekend

Unemployment extension deal dies quietly over the weekend

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) --The deal extending unemployment insurance died quietly Saturday, with little mention from the bipartisan duo of senators that for weeks had pushed for renewal.
Gabrielle Levy
Reed, Heller urge House to pass emergency unemployment

Reed, Heller urge House to pass emergency unemployment

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- With time running out on a Senate-passed extension on emergency unemployment benefits, the measure's two authors Thursday urged the House to act quickly.
Gabrielle Levy
Reid calls on GOP to denounce Nevada rancher

Reid calls on GOP to denounce Nevada rancher

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Harry Reid urged Republicans to reverse course and stop supporting Nevadan rancher Cliven Bundy after he made racist comments to a reporter Saturday.
Gabrielle Levy
Senate passes bill containing unemployment insurance renewal

Senate passes bill containing unemployment insurance renewal

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- After months of negotiating, the Senate passed the bill containing a provision to renew unemployment insurance benefits to the long-term unemployed.
Gabrielle Levy
Senate to vote on unemployment benefits this week

Senate to vote on unemployment benefits this week

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid moved forward a vote on a bill that would renew unemployment insurance for the long-term jobless Monday.
Gabrielle Levy
Unemployment insurance passes test vote in Senate

Unemployment insurance passes test vote in Senate

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- The Senate took another step towards passing an extension on emergency unemployment insurance Thursday, voting 65-34 to begin debate.
Gabrielle Levy
Unemployment insurance showdown set between House, Senate

Unemployment insurance showdown set between House, Senate

March 24 (UPI) -- The Senate expects to press forward on passing its unemployment benefit extension, despite strong opposition from House Speaker John Boehner.
Gabrielle Levy
The Issue: More roadblocks before EUC can be reinstated

The Issue: More roadblocks before EUC can be reinstated

No job, no money and no prospects for the situation to change any time soon. That's what's facing the more than 2 million long-term unemployed Americans whose extended unemployment benefits began expiring just after Christmas.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
The Issue: Could deal be close on renewing extended unemployment?

The Issue: Could deal be close on renewing extended unemployment?

Could it be? An actual deal in the works to reinstitute the extended unemployment benefits that expired just after Christmas?
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

Bipartisan unemployment extension deal reached in Senate

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- A deal to extend expired unemployment benefits five months that includes offsets to pay for them was struck Thursday, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators said.
Senate strikes deal to revive long-term unemployment insurance

Senate strikes deal to revive long-term unemployment insurance

March 13 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of senators announced they had reached a deal to extend emergency unemployment insurance benefits for five months.
Gabrielle Levy
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Rep. Dean Heller (R-NV) speaks about the recent tour taken by House Republicans of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, Alaska's Prudhoe Bay and Arctic coastal plain, in Washington on July 22, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jack Hohman)
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Dean Heller (born May 10, 1960) is an American politician. He is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Nevada's 2nd congressional district since 2007. He previously served as Secretary of State of Nevada (1994–2006) and a member of the Nevada Assembly (1990–1994).

Heller is long time resident of Carson City—moving there from his birthplace of Castro Valley, CA, at the age of 9 months—and a graduate of Carson High School. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, specializing in finance and securities analysis, from the University of Southern California in 1985.

Heller was a founding board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada and the Western Nevada Community College Foundation. He is an advisory board member for Nevada's Foster Grandparent program.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Dean Heller."
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