With limited avenues to block the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, Democratic senators are mapping out a strategy to undercut her by highlighting GOP attempts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
Gary Martin is the Washington correspondent for the Review-Journal covering Congress. He previously served as political and government editor for the San Antonio Express-News. He has worked at newspapers in Texas and Arizona. Martin received a journalism degree from Colorado State University.
From the Biden Rule to the McConnell rule and even the Thurmond Rule, politics has always surrounded the nomination of U.S. Supreme Court justices in election years.
Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said Tuesday he supports voting to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court.
Battle lines are being drawn in the Senate on the process to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat in a heated presidential election year.
Nevada’s U.S. senators praised Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, and said they were girding for a political fight over her replacement.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers offered a $1.5 trillion compromise Tuesday to provide coronavirus relief.
Las Vegas business leaders began a lobbying push to spur infrastructure projects, like Interstate 11, and other critical measures to lift the city out of the pandemic.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he would push for a vote as early as this week on a slimmed-down coronavirus stimulus bill.
A $35 million enhanced security system at the Nevada National Security Site has been completed at $1.7 million under budget and five months ahead of schedule.
Lawmakers and the White House remain at loggerheads over a coronavirus stimulus package, but they face critical deadlines to pass legislation.
Once a rarity, Democrats now consistently pick presidential, vice presidential nominees with experience in Congress’ upper chamber.
Self-made Las Vegas businessman Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, praised his friend, Donald Trump, on the final night of the Republican National Convention.
Democrats voted to provide an additional $25 billion to the Postal Service and reverse operational changes ordered by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.
Joe Biden accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday with a message of unity and hope for a nation battered by racial strife and a pandemic that has left death and economic insecurity.