I have seen many, many tendentious polls in my life. But the one released Monday by the Retail Association of Nevada is one of the worst.
It's the Spike Lee approach, but is anybody listening to anything outside the building anymore?
The compromise tax plan unveiled today takes the best parts of the Assembly GOP bill and the governor's original proposal, along with a new Commerce Tax (don't call it gross receipts!) to esnure all businesses contribute something to fund education.
The plan, which I have attached here along with the governor's and legislative leaders' comments, will need to get at least 11 GOP votes in the Assembly. Gubernatorial chief of staff Mike Willden said on "Ralston Live" he believes the votes are there, but he knew better than to count his Republican assemblymen before they've voted.
Rep. Joe Heck is getting closer to a bid for Harry Reid's U.S. Senate seat, a development that could effectively clear the primary field and make the race very competitive.
Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio said Saturday he backs opening a nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain.
The Florida senator made the comments in a videotaped interview with Greenville, South Carolina, reporters after he spoke at the South Carolina Freedom Summit. Here's the full exchange:
Reporter Rudolph Bell: "Do you favor opening it or not?
As the Senate leaders bitterly snipe at each other, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is coming into Minority Leader Harry Reid's state to raise money for the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
In a sign of escalating tensions with three and a half weeks left in the (regular) session, state Senate Minority Leader Aaron Ford on Wednesday accused Judiciary Chairman Greg Brower of threatening to kill all Democratic bills until a state party tracker is out of the building.
"He (Brower) told me, 'I'm not going to hear any more Democratic bills until she is gone," Ford said in an interview. "I told him it's a blatant abuse of power."
UPDATE: Astrid Silva, the now-nationally known DREAMer, will moderate today's roundtable.
Jeb Bush is going to play in Nevada.
I've learned that the former Florida governor's Right to Rise PAC has tapped seasoned, successful GOP operative Ryan Erwin as a senior adviser and Erwin's Red Rock Strategies staffer, Scott Scheid, as the state director.