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  1. state legislatures
    West Virginia Leads States With Boys’ Club LegislaturesSome states, like Massachusetts (bad) and Georgia (relatively good), defy partisan stereotypes on legislative gender balance.
  2. politics
    Nevada Becomes First State With Women-Majority LegislatureIt really was the “year of the woman” at the state legislative level.
  3. politics
    The Nevada GOP Shunned Republican Pimp Dennis Hof, Then He DiedThe state party plans a push to get Hof elected, even though he died earlier this week.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. The Right (and Wrong) Lessons to Take From Doug Jones’s Win in AlabamaBe careful of over-interpretation by partisans. But Jones’s win shouldn’t be under-interpreted, either.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After Nine Years in PrisonA four-member parole board voted unanimously to set Simpson free as soon as October.
  10. O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years in PrisonA four-member parole board voted unanimously to set Simpson free as soon as October.
  11. wake and bake
    Here Come Weed-Infused Coffee PodsThe best part of waking up is now 50 milligrams of THC in your cup.
  12. Nevada Is Considering a Revolutionary Health-Care ExperimentGet ready for “Medicaid for all.”
  13. Once-in-a-Decade Storm Slams California and NevadaThe “pineapple express” — so named because it brings moisture from Hawaii — is wreaking havoc.
  14. Harry Reid Says the DNC Was ‘Worthless’ Under Debbie Wasserman SchultzThe Democrats’ departing Senate leader tells some hard truths about the party’s state-level struggles.
  15. Trump Sues Nevada for Letting Too Many Latinos Vote. The Judge Was Not Pleased.Trump claimed that early-voting hours were unlawfully extended at a Mexican grocery store, and wanted to learn the names of the poll workers involved.
  16. If Early Latino Voters Win Nevada For Clinton, Trump’s Path to Win Gets NarrowHillary Clinton has a big lead in early voting in the battleground state.
  17. New Polls Show More Trouble for Trump and the GOPClinton is up 12 points in the first poll conducted after the final debate, and the biggest red state in the country may be coming within her reach.
  18. Clinton Takes Lead in Post-Debate Polls of 4 Battleground StatesCrushing Trump in a nationally televised debate seems to be paying off.
  19. The Grudge Match to Succeed Harry Reid — and Control the SenateThe Senate Democratic leader is retiring, and his bitter enemies the Koch Brothers are trying hard to deny him a chosen successor.
  20. last night on late night
    Full Frontal Takes On Bernie Sanders’ SupportersThis is probably going to get a lot worse before it gets better, huh?
  21. As America’s Largest Reservoir Hits Record Low, a Dam Debate ReturnsNow that the Colorado River basin’s water supply is drying up, should we consider undoing some of America’s greatest engineering feats?
  22. Bernie Sanders and the DNC Are Fighting AgainDays after Sanders supporters got violent in Nevada, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is calling the campaign’s response “unacceptable,” while Team Bernie accuses her of “throwing [undue] shade.”
  23. Sandoval Declines Supreme Court ConsiderationThat was fast.
  24. The GOP Is Still in Denial About Donald Trump — and Ted Cruz, TooWishful thinking among the Establishment won’t change what South Carolina reaffirmed: Those guys aren’t going anywhere.  
  25. Liveblog: South Carolina and Nevada VoteWatch the results come in with Daily Intelligencer.
  26. Clinton Escapes Nevada, Licks Chops for Next RoundSanders’s strong performance among Latinos and continued domination of the youth vote are good signs for him later — but not right away!
  27. Key Nevada Union Won’t Endorse Either DemocratThe labor organization is saving its political energy for the general.
  28. Move to Missoula If You Want to Survive the Zombie ApocalypseResearchers at Cornell University advise staying away from Pennsylvania if you want to hide when the world ends.
  29. Nevada State Assembly Won’t Be Run by a Racist, Sexist Homophobe After AllSorry, Ira Hansen.
  30. New Nevada Assembly Leader Is a Racist HomophobeMeet Ira Hansen.
  31. Racist Libertarian Hero Cliven Bundy Is Back With a Bizarre Campaign Ad For a third-party candidate.
  32. Las Vegas Shooters Bragged About Taking Part in Bundy Standoff [Updated]Neighbors said that the couple was known for their anti-government and racist views.
  33. Vegas Wedding Chapels Will Soon Officiate All Ill-Advised MarriagesNevada gives up the fight to ban gay marriage.
  34. Nevada Assemblyman Should Steer Clear of Slavery HypotheticalsBad way to make a point.
  35. Nevada School Shooter’s Parents May Be ChargedIf he got the gun from home.
  36. Two Dead, Two Wounded in Nevada School ShootingThe gunman was reportedly a student.
  37. Lawmaker Comes Out During Gay Marriage DebateI’m black. I’m gay.”
  38. Seven Other Things Donald Trump Has Taken Credit ForHe thinks he’s responsible for Mitt Romney’s win in Nevada.
  39. Nevada Pushes Primary Back to February 4Hopefully will keep New Hampshire from jumping to December.
  40. Three Things to Watch for in Tonight’s Millionth GOP DebateWestern theme!
  41. In Defense of FloridaWhy they SHOULD be pissed about the primary calendar.
  42. Nevada Congressman Dean Heller Will Replace John Ensign in the SenateWill Sharron Angle replace Heller in the House?
  43. Senator John Ensign ResignsEffective May 3.
  44. Nevada Senator John Ensign Won’t Run AgainThe Republican hasn’t had the best press the past couple of years.
  45. Harry Reid Keeps His JobThe Senate majority leader keeps his job, and it looks like Democrats will keep their majority.
  46. Harry Reid Aide Fired for Sham MarriageTo an immigrant from Lebanon.
  47. Democrats Find Another Way to Look at the Glass Quarter-FullToday’s theory: early voters!
  48. Who’s Behind the Ad Telling Latino Voters Not to Vote?Robert de Posada, the ad’s creator, has clocked some serious time with the GOP.
  49. Sharron Angle Tells Hispanic Students That They Might Be AsianShe thinks she might even be Asian?
  50. Sharron Angle Is Saying More Things That People Don’t UnderstandSharia law has taken over Dearborn, Michigan, and a town in Texas that doesn’t exist, Angle claims.
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