Reality Check on Ruben Kihuen's ad: B
SuperPAC with Big Labor money helping Roberson in GOP primary
A Super PAC that has taken hundreds of thousands of dollars from major labor interests is helping fund GOP state Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson's field operation, records show.
Reality Check -- A B-minus for the US Chamber's ad for Joe Heck
Lee poll shows her catching Flores in CD4 primary
Education activist Susie Lee essentially has pulled even with frontrunner Lucy Flores, the former assemblywoman, according to a poll taken for her campaign last month. Flores is at 26 percent, Lee at 23 and state Sen. Ruben Kihuen well back at 11 percent. The survey, taken by the well known national Democratic firm of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner from April 25-27 of 407 voters, has a margin of error of nearly 5 percent.
I can see why Sheldon Adelson endorsed Donald Trump
As the New York Times reported, Sheldon Adelson has endorsed Donald Trump for president. Why? Because they are both Republicans and Trump won "fair and square," as Adelson put it. But wait: Isn't Israel always paramount in Adelson's mind? Isn't his Jewish faith and his desire to protect Israel what animates much of his activism? I thought so. But I may have been wrong.
Kirkpatrick crushing Ross in TV buy; she's positive, he's not so much
Clark County Commission candidates Marilyn Kirkpatrick and Steve Ross are both on TV, but his is a small cable buy and hers is a large network and cable buy. Ross's ad, a $15,000 cable buy, goes after Kirkpatrick for her legislative record, some of it fair and expected, some of it absolutely misleading (she cut education!). No cites in the ad, but the only time Kirkpatrick "cut" education was during the recession when the governor presented cuts. She has been a huge advocate for more funding and voted for the tax increase.
Senate Majority PAC goes up against Heck
The Senate Majority PAC, which helps Democratic candidates, is up with a brutal hit on Rep. Joe Heck, locked in a key race with Catherine Cortez Masto. It's $450,000 in Vegas and Reno.
Gov and his men go after Seaman for a second time
A PAC run by Gov. Brian Sandoval's consultants and funded by his allies has unleashed a new mail barrage against tax foe Victoria Seaman, the assemblywoman running for the state Senate against colleague Erv Nelson in a primary
Democrats double Republicans in voter reg last month, ominous sign for GOP
I have said and written many times that registration is not destiny. But those numbers mean something -- and 2016 is starting to look like 2012 and 2008 in Nevada, presidential years in which the Democrats did very well.