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Dean Heller

  1. 2018 midterms
    Dems Still Have a Good Shot at Flipping House, But Senate Is an Uphill BattleFifteen days before the midterms, polls show the House going blue, but the GOP is likely to maintain Senate control, or even pick up a seat or two.
  2. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senator Heller Calls Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh a ‘Hiccup’He also believes that Kavanaugh will be confirmed.
  3. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Why the Clock Is Ticking on Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court NominationIf Brett Kavanaugh isn’t confirmed soon, Trump’s mission to reshape the Supreme Court could get dicier.
  4. Bracing for a Supreme Court Retirement BombshellAt the end of the term, the focus is on Kennedy, whose retirement could ignite the Senate races. But Thomas’s exit might spark a battle in the GOP.
  5. Primaries Set Up Big General-Election BattlesFrom a wave of Democratic woman in Virginia to a shot at a GOP Senate seat in Nevada, the June 12 primaries set tables for a November banquet.
  6. GOP Could Get Even Trumpier in June 12 PrimariesThe primaries range from big gubernatorial fights in South Carolina and Nevada to open House races in Virginia to ranked-choice voting in Maine.
  7. Looks Like Republicans Will Avoid a Special Election for McCain’s SeatGOP Governor Doug Ducey will name a successor to John McCain if he vacates his Senate seat, who will likely not face voters until 2020.
  8. Vulnerable Democratic Senators Mostly Above Water; a Wave Could Keep Them ThereApproval ratio numbers for senators show a predictable erosion of support for Democrats running in red states. But they’re hanging in there.
  9. 2018 Senate Landscape Is Stable, With ‘Trump Ten’ Democrats Holding Their OwnSenatorial approval ratings are slipping slowly, but so are Donald Trump’s.
  10. Steve Bannon’s Dubious Plan to Purge Senate RepublicansIt’s hard to tell whether it’s just talk or a real threat.
  11. Trump, Roy Moore, and the Craven Surrender of the Republican Establishment“I wasn’t paying attention. I’m just worried about taxes”: a credo for the Republican Party.
  12. Bipartisan Health Talks Are Dead — for NowThings were looking up for bipartisan health-care talks, until the GOP decided to try once more to repeal Obamacare. But someday reason may prevail.
  13. The Final Obamacare Repeal-and-Replace Scheme Is Headed for a DitchIt’s an underfunded version of an earlier plan to let states control health-care policy. But Graham-Cassidy is probably a bill whose time has passed.
  14. Senator Dean Heller Draws 2018 Primary ChallengerHe voted for Trumpcare and got Danny Tarkanian.
  15. Heller’s Hamlet Act on Health Care Bombing Back HomeFor a long time Dean Heller looked likely to thwart his party’s drive for health-care legislation. Then he flipped back, but the GOP failed anyway.
  16. Governors Blast ‘Skinny Repeal.’ Could That Cost the GOP a Key Senate Vote?Senator Heller suggested he’d stand by Nevada’s Republican governor, coming out against the Senate bill.
  17. 7 Senate Republicans Help Kill GOP’s Obamacare Repeal BillA second major GOP Obamacare repeal bill, the one Congress passed in 2015, was handily defeated by the Senate.
  18. Senate GOP Advances Health-Care Bill(s) to DebateSenate Republicans don’t know what their health-care bill is, or what it does, but they just voted to advance it to debate.
  19. Six Questions About the Senate Health-Care Bill As the Endgame ApproachesThe GOP is still struggling for votes to bring up health-care legislation. If that succeeds, the deal-making and rules-breaking will get serious.
  20. Note Left at GOP Senator’s Office: Vote No on Trumpcare or DieSomeone broke into Dean Heller’s Las Vegas office and left the threatening message.
  21. How Many Millions Losing Health Coverage Will GOP ‘Moderates’ Find Acceptable?Soon Republican centrists will have to decide if big insurance losses due to Medicaid cuts are okay after all.
  22. Republicans Confident Senator Dean Heller Will Be ‘Bought Off,’ Pass TrumpcareRepublican statements about policies they can’t support have not meant much so far.
  23. Mitch McConnell Running Out of Time, Money, and Luck in Effort to Pass TrumpcareHe apparently doesn’t have the funds or flexibility to get to 50 votes.
  24. Voters Encourage Trumpcare’s Republican Opponents to ‘Stay Strong’On July Fourth weekend, Senate Republicans either hid from their constituents — or were showered in praise for not passing their health-care bill.
  25. McConnell Has $188 Billion Fund to Save Health-Care Bill. How Will He Spend It?Here’s how the enticements to wavering GOP senators might be doled out.
  26. Senate Delays Trumpcare Vote Due to Lack of SupportMitch McConnell had planned to pass Obamacare repeal before the July 4 recess. Now, he doesn’t even have the votes to proceed to debate.
  27. CBO Score of Senate Health Bill Is Grim — But Gives McConnell Wiggle RoomOn one hand: 22 million people losing coverage. On the other: extra deficit savings to fund sweeteners.
  28. Another GOP Senator Comes Out As ‘No’ on Health-Care Bill, Imperiling ProspectsDean Heller of Nevada said he could not support legislation as written. Now things get dicey for Mitch McConnell.
  29. Senate Dems Looking for 3 Republicans Brave Enough to Help Them Get Russia ProbeBy holding confirmation of a Comey successor hostage to an independent-inquiry demand.
  30. Maybe Senate Democrats Aren’t in Such Bad Shape for 2018With a horrific electoral landscape, it was thought Democrats would lose Senate seats even if they did well in the House. But things are looking up.
  31. Nevada Congressman Dean Heller Will Replace John Ensign in the SenateWill Sharron Angle replace Heller in the House?