This great graphic — via the Washington Post‘s Chris Cilizza — explains how just 17 people accounted for half the money that went to super-PACs, with an average donation of $88,000. That exceeds that median household income in the U.S. by more than $37,000.
Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman settles plenty of scores in his new autobiography, “Being Oscar.”
Remember John Ensign? He’s the Republican U.S. senator who seduced the wife of his best friend and chief of staff, fired both in order to continue his assignations and then ultimately resigned after a year of sensational headlines concerning secret payments and violations of federal lobbying laws.
It’s something of an irony that — in a nation where the Constitution prohibits establishing a state religion — we’ve spent so much time during the 2013 Legislature talking about religion.
I was fairly sure when I boarded the Southwest Airlines jet at McCarran International Airport that I was headed to Reno. I recall following the freeway road signs in my rental car to Carson City.
Suddenly, the endgame for the 2013 Legislature has become clear. The Democrats must surrender.
Give state Sen. Debbie Smith, D-Sparks, and Assemblyman Pat Hickey, R-Reno, credit for good intentions: They want to catch criminals.