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WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Week and change until the election. Make your first predictions -- I'll give you another chance to revise and extend your remarks next weekend. 4. What is the biggest surprise shaping up this election in Nevada?   Onward!   MOST INTERESTING THING    Orrin Johnson’s column today was spot on.   If you haven’t read it, do...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. The election is two weeks from Tuesday. What are your thoughts? Which way will it go here up and down the ticket? Or is it too early to tell anything? 4. What are your thoughts on this story? Lots of stuff this week, so: ►Not THAT easy: This isn’t a shameless plug.  But read Ralston’s early voting blog.  It’s quite useful and...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Debate thoughts -- no fly mentions, please? 4. Best and worst odds: Dems get supermajorities in both houses GOP picks up two state Senate seats, gets to 16 in the Assembly Sisolak does not run again Laxalt becomes gov Amodei runs for gov Lombardo runs for gov Starting to hear some worry about state Sen. Heidi Gansert, which is...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Are you going to watch IndyFest? I hope so. Let me know what you thought. 4. Thoughts on the gov's presser, new policies on COVID-19? Mixed feelings on gov’s presser, but not on IndyFest…. ►Burning down the house! Indyfest revealed something important from some of Nevada’s State elected officials (Sisolak, Harris, Roberts, et...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Who is the most pivotal non-elected official in the outcome of the presidential race in Nevada? 4. Where does the two-thirds rule end up now that the Supreme Court has it? Think it is upheld or struck down? What should happen? Consensus that the two-thirds ruling will be upheld, how bad that was for the Dems and how LCB needs...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Clark being allowed to open bars seems like an important moment. Have to believe more opening is coming. Should we be scared, thrilled? Tough or easy call? 4. Any thoughts on the Trump rallies and the aftermath and the gov's national media tour and letter to Pence? Who wins, who loses? Lots of expected kudos for the Sandoval...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Do you sense we are moving into a new phase of COVID-19 in the state? What are the next likely steps? 4. Lots of chatter about Nevada becoming more competitive in the presidential race? You think so? Good stuff from the insiders. Not one said Trump will win Nevada, but all think it could be relatively close. My guess right now...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. What is your take on the latest iteration of the state's COVID-19 plan? Does it make sense? Should people have faith in the state's decision-making? 4. The current Las Vegas City Council appears to me to be the worst body in state history? Is it? In your experience, what are the three worst?   Pretty robust return rate for a...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. Thoughts on RNC? If any.... 4. How much is NV in play? Strikes me that minus the pandemic, it would be out of reach for Trump. But with Dem machine turned off, it's only slight lean to Biden. Am I right? And how does this all bode for down-ticket races here?   Some great stuff, as always, from these folks. Most everyone thinks...
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week’s questions: 1. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week? 2. Most interesting thing you read or heard about Nevada politics this week? 3. The second special: Be kind if you can, brutal if you need to be. Highs and lows? Winners and losers? Ultimate political fallout, if any. Vent away. 4. The Trump lawsuit, mail election, etc. Thoughts?   Not much to add to the insiders, who were both brutal and trenchant this week. I will believe the GOP IEs in the legislative...

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