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Nevada Congressional Delegation Votes

Recent Senate Votes National Defense Authorization Act, FY2012 – Vote Passed (93-7)The Senate passed this bill authorizing $662 billion in defense spending for the current fiscal year. The bill contains provisions requiring suspected terrorists to be held in military custody … Continue reading

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Heck and Amodei block unemployment payments to desperate people

  It is incomprehensible to me that the GOP is blocking extension of unemployment benefits for people that are unemployed, can’t find work, have families to feed and are desperate. “At the end of this month, those federal benefits will … Continue reading

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Nevada’s Democratic Presidential Caucuses

A reminder about the upcoming Presidential Caucus. Saturday, January 21, 2012 Time 9:00am until 12:00pm Where Everywhere. Description Las Vegas, NV – Nevada State Democratic Party Chair Roberta Lange released the following statement announcing the date of Nevada’s Democratic Presidential … Continue reading

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Romney: Let Nevadans in foreclosure “hit the bottom”

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney said recently that nobody should attempt to “stop the foreclosure process” for Nevadans about to lose their home. Mitt’s just fine letting homeowners be foreclosed on by banks as a solution to the housing crisis. … Continue reading

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Subscribe to the Nye County Democrats Newsletter

You are invited to subscribe to the monthly digital newsletter of the Nye County Democratic Central Committee. It is free. Here are the details: You must be registered to vote as a Democrat in Nye County, Nevada; To subscribe, send … Continue reading

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Berkley–Heller a Tossup in Nevada

Berkley-Heller a Nevada Tossup When John Ensign, the disgraced Republican Senator, resigned earlier this year, Republicans moved quickly to install Representative Dean Heller in his stead, hoping to give him a jump start for 2012. His competition will be a … Continue reading

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Amodei and bringing nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain

Nevada (Republican} Rep Mark Amodei says he might be open to bringing at least some nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain. Amodei says he doesn’t want a nuclear waste dump but has hinted that thinking of a way to move forward … Continue reading

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Gary Mason of Pahrump Conducts a One-Man Occupy Pahrump Demonstration.

A determined Pahrump man, Gary Mason, marches in Pahrump, Nevada pressing for the passage of President Barack Obama’s American Jobs Act. This is an interview of Mr. Mason as he marches along Highway 160 in downtown Pahrump, Nevada delivering his … Continue reading

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Nye County loses 222 more people

Nye County estimates 222 residents left the county during the third quarter of 2011. County population fell from 46,159 to 45,937. Pahrump dropped by 180 residents from 38,170 to 37,990. Tonopah decreased by 11 residents from 2,917 to 2,906 even … Continue reading

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Election of Mark Amodei in Nye County

Republican Mark Amodei won the election to the United States House of Representatives in Nevada’s Congressional District 2 last week. Statewide in Nevada Amodei received 74,976 votes to Democratic candidate Kate Marshall’s 46,669 votes. That was 57.93% to 36.06%. [NSOS] … Continue reading

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