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WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week: 1.  Will there be a special session before the election? 2. Ranking political spectacles 3. Who is the best politician in Nevada right now? 4. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week Some kudos — and deserved — for Sands getting this project so far down the road, but a majority say no special before the election, but I have a different view: How do you bet against a man who has a vertically integrated business, political and media powerhouse? Lots of kudos for...
Reporters for Sheldon Adelson's newspaper have been told to ask candidates if they support public money for the stadium proposed by the Las Vegas Sands chairman but that the Las Vegas Review-Journal will not actually publish the answers. This astonishing request was made in a memo two weeks ago from Assistant City Editor Don Ham: All of you who are handling state Senate, state Assembly and Clark County Commission races for the tab should make sure to ask this very timely question of the...
When Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence appeared in Henderson last week, a handful of protesters gathered outside the convention center. I've obtained video of one backer of the GOP ticket who confronted them. Watch and worry:
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week: 1.  Revealing poll crosstabs 2. Are the Senate and WH races really that close here? 3. NV Energy’s derg neutrality: What’s going on? 4. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week One of my insiders this week echoed something I have been thinking about lately as I look beyond 2016 – don’t we all want to look beyond this annus horribilis? That is: Just how devastating to the Dems the 2014 red wave was for the future. Where’s the bench? Watch out in 2018…....
WELCOME TO THE WEEKLY REPORT This week: 1.  Will any GOP elected disavow Trump? 2. Setting the odds for the next governor? 3. Will it hurt/help Catherine Cortez Masto coming out against school choice? 4. Will pot and gun control pass? 5. Smartest/dumbest moves of the week My insiders generally don’t think anyone will disavow Trump, with the possible exception of Gov. Brian Sandoval. My take: What could possibly be worse than what he has said already? Answer: Almost nothing, which indicates only...
KTNV's David Schuman caught up with the governor and asked him about those subjects; I added some color. Sandoval on Trump: Sandoval on stadium:

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