Poll: Sanders and Clinton in Nevada dead heat
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a tight race to win Nevada, according to a poll taken this week.
Team Clinton tries to lower Nevada expectations with incredible (i.e. false) claims
After setting up an impressive team of Nevada veterans, including some noteworthy Hispanic operatives, Hillary Clinton arrived in May to lay down a marker on immigration reform.
Huge increase in NV voter registration in 2015 may presage caucus turnout
More voters registered in Nevada last year than in 2007 and 2011 combined, indicating a heightened level of activism as the caucuses and elections loom.
MSNBC, Telemundo to hold town hall with Sanders, Clinton two days before NV caucus
MSNBC and Telemundo will co-host a town hall with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Las Vegas on Feb. 18, two days before Nevada Democrats hold presidential caucuses, I've confirmed. The state party will partner with the networks on the event that is sure to draw distinctions on key Nevada issues and those important to Latinos. Hispanic turnout was 14 percent in the 2008 Nevada caucuses, according to exit polls. Yes: We matter.
Reno mayor headlines fundraiser for Democratic Senate candidate
Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, a nonpartisan who rarely endorses, has embraced her longtime friend, Devon Reese, the Democratic attorney seeking Greg Brower's state Senate seat. Schieve is at the top of a fundraiser next month for Reese, who is considered an underdog to Heidi Gansert, the GOP hopeful and former assemblywoman and gubernatorial chief of staff seeking the key swing seat. (Businessman Eugene Hoover, a Republican, and Dennis Hof, the Libertarian brothel kingpin, also are running.) (Disclosure: My wife was Schieve's campaign manager, and they are close friends.)
CSN student body president becomes pawn in battle between Clinton and Sanders in Nevada
When is an endorsement not an endorsement? Brenda Romero says she didn't mean to "endorse" Bernie Sanders when she agreed to serve on his "voluntary steering committee." And the young DREAMer, who is the student body president at a Community College of Southern Nevada campus, did not raise a stink on Jan. 21 when she was listed in a release headlined, "Sanders Campaign Unveils Nevada Latino Steering Committee."
Lawsuit filed against SolarCity, alleges fraud, deceptive trade practices, seeks class action
The solar companies have marketed themsleves aggressively to folks, promising lower rates and more. Now, one couple has filed a complaint and is seeking class action after the net metering flare-up. It's below.
Hillary steps up NV campaign with Spanish-language radio and TV
Coming on the heels of her endorsement by Nevada DREAMers, Hillary Clinton is taking to the airwaves to make her case that she is the best choice for Hispanics with spots starring some of those same folks. This cohort could be critical in the Feb. 20 caucus and in the general election. TV:
NV Energy: OK, 20 years is fine for solar customers
After putting out a news release last month implying the utility supported a 20-year hold harmless period from new rates for rooftop solar customers and then presenting a filing that essentially argued that regulators should not do so, NV Energy has filed supplemental testimony indicating it backs the long grace period.
The degeneration of the Adelson News continues
Tonight, the Las Vegas Review-Journal posted on its site not a story, not a brief, but this: "Motion filed in Jacobs lawsuit against Las Vegas Sands Corp." A headline, a short paragraph about the motion in a case about a case involving the paper's owner, Sheldon Adelson, and no elaboration or background.