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Index of Ensign probe documents to go to watchdog group

Index of Ensign probe documents to go to watchdog group

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A watchdog group said Monday it won a "major victory" in its effort to obtain documents in the U.S. Justice Department's John Ensign sex scandal investigation.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 16, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 21, 2013.
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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."

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.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 21, 2012.
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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.
Senate panel turns Ensign case to feds

Senate panel turns Ensign case to feds

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate ethics panel said it has evidence of wrongdoing by ex-Sen. John Ensign, referring the case to federal prosecutors and the elections watchdog.
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.
Berkley said to be eyeing Ensign's seat

Berkley said to be eyeing Ensign's seat

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., has decided to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by John Ensign, R-Nev., the Las Vegas Sun reported.

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.
Bill aimed at WikiLeaks introduced

Bill aimed at WikiLeaks introduced

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A bill aimed at WikiLeaks that would allow U.S. authorities to go after its founder, Julian Assange, has been introduced in the Senate.
Ensign says he is no longer Justice target

Ensign says he is no longer Justice target

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., says he has received an "early Christmas present," news the U.S. Justice Department has ended its investigation into his conduct.
Harkin calls on Ensign to resign

Harkin calls on Ensign to resign

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Sen. Tom Harkin, an Iowa Democrat, said Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., should resign if accusations of infidelity are true.
Federal subpoenas in Ensign investigation

Federal subpoenas in Ensign investigation

WASHINGTON, March 18 (UPI) -- A federal grand jury investigating possible criminal wrongdoing by a U.S. senator has subpoenaed the National Republican Senatorial Committee, officials said.
New e-mails, Ensign denies wrongdoing

New e-mails, Ensign denies wrongdoing

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- Previously unreported e-mails given to investigators suggest Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., violated a federal lobbying rule, but Ensign denies violating "any law."

Probe opened into Sen. Ensign's conduct

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department has started a preliminary probe into Sen. John Ensign's conduct regarding an affair and his mistress's husband, officials say.

McMahon adviser faces Ensign questions

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- An adviser to Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon has been subpoenaed in connection with a probe of Sen. John Ensign, campaign officials say.
Healthcare reform ads target Ensign

Healthcare reform ads target Ensign

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Advocates for a "public option" healthcare reform measure are targeting Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., in attack ads, political observers say.
E-mails show Ensign aides knew of affair

E-mails show Ensign aides knew of affair

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- E-mails obtained by The Las Vegas Sun show Sen. John Ensign's top aides at the National Republican Senatorial Committee knew last summer about his affair.
Ensign apologizes again

Ensign apologizes again

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., has made another apology for an affair, saying he has kept quiet because of a possible ethics complaint.
Coburn claims privilege on Ensign advice

Coburn claims privilege on Ensign advice

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., said Thursday he would invoke privilege if asked about advice he gave to Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., on handling an extramarital affair.
Ensign admits family paid $96K to lover

Ensign admits family paid $96K to lover

LAS VEGAS, July 9 (UPI) -- Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., said Thursday his parents gave $96,000 to his mistress and her family out of concern for the well-being of family friends.
Ensign abandons GOP leadership role

Ensign abandons GOP leadership role

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., resigned from his Republican leadership role Wednesday after admitting he had an affair with a female member of his campaign staff.
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