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2018 Election

Political Activist Tom Steyer All-In on Nevada

Tom Steyer is all-in on Nevada Tom Steyer is no stranger to political advocacy. He's been involved in Democratic races since Walter Mondale's ill-fated 1984 presidential bid, and successfully backed ballot measures like California's Proposition 39; he's also the closest approximation the political left has to the Koch brothers and his name has been shortlisted for more than one cabinet appointment. After dipping his toe into Nevada politics in 2016 with NextGen Climate, Steyer is gearing up in Nevada for…

Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas
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Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas

Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is in Las Vegas for NSSF SHOT Show 2018, according to posts from his verified Twitter account, @SecretaryZinke. Zinke Makes Time for NRA Spokesperson Zinke, who recommended drastic reductions to lands in Utah, as well as Nevada’s Gold Butte National Monument, posed for photos before appearing on Dana Loesch’s radio show while attending the convention. Great to join @DLoesch live from #SHOTShow! Just passed my friend @CameronHanes on…

Gun Violence

Ten Takeaways from Metro’s Route 91 Report

In response to online conspiracy theories regarding the nation's largest mass shooting on October 1, 2017 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas Metro Police Department have released an unprecedented preliminary report containing details regarding the attack and the department's investigation. Here are ten key facts you should know: Nearly two-thirds of Paddock’s guns were bought within a year before the shooting, including ammo & accessories “From 1982 through September of 2016, Paddock purchased 29 firearms. These purchases consisted of handguns, shotguns…

DACA is Not a Bargaining CHIP
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DACA is Not a Bargaining CHIP

DACA is Not a Bargaining CHIP: Brinkmanship Poised to Shutdown Government Despite early-week progress to avoid a government shutdown, it appears that President Trump’s intervention has (once-again) scuttled good-faith negotiations over DACA between Republicans and Democrats on a Continuing Resolution that would keep the nation’s government funded for the next month. Playing Politics With Funding Despite having held hostage the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) since October, and with short-term funding due to be depleted as early as this Friday,…

A majority of Americans think Donald Trump is a failure.
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POLL: Most Americans Think Trump a Failure

According to a Marist poll released January 18th, 2018, most Americans believe President Trump has failed during his first year. The poll was conducted in cooperation with NPR and PBS NewsHour by The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, which surveyed 1,350 adults between January 8th and 10th 2018 with a margin-of-error of 2.7%. A Deepening Divide The results show a widening gap between the way the bulk of the American electorate and Trump’s base view the administration’s first year.…