Laura Myers, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Laura Myers

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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North Las Vegas woman gets Mother’s Day surprise from Hillary Clinton

Amy Ponce of North Las Vegas got a Mother’s Day surprise on Sunday — not breakfast in bed or a new pair of slippers — but a call from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton who wished her “a happy day.” → Read More

Bush hires Nevada campaign operatives ahead of visits to state

Likely GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush has hired two Nevada operatives with winning records ahead of a two-stop tour next week in Las Vegas and Reno. → Read More

Hillary Clinton to visit Rancho High School on Tuesday

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will visit Rancho High School on Tuesday to talk about how to fix the nation’s broken immigration system, her campaign announced Sunday. → Read More

GOP presidential hopefuls might skip Nevada’s caucus

Several likely GOP presidential campaigns are threatening to skip the Nevada GOP caucus because they fear it’s rigged for a Rand Paul win. They’re pressing the state to switch to a presidential primary. → Read More

Cortez Masto’s Senate hopes mirror her AG track record

What you saw in Catherine Cortez Masto as Nevada attorney general is what you’ll see if she wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, she said Thursday in her first interview since announcing her campaign to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. → Read More

Notable Nevada politicians endorse Catherine Cortez Masto’s U.S. Senate bid

A diverse group of 18 Nevadans, from former U.S. Senator Richard Bryan to Latino leader Otto Merida, on Thursday endorsed Catherine Cortez Masto to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. → Read More

Notable Nevada politicians endorse Catherine Cortez Masto’s U.S. Senate bid

A diverse group of 18 Nevadans, from former U.S. Senator Richard Bryan to Latino leader Otto Merida, on Thursday endorsed Catherine Cortez Masto to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. → Read More

Vegas philanthropist Susie Lee may seek congressional seat

The Las Vegas philanthropist and community leader on Monday said she’s considering running for Congress against U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev. → Read More

Presidential candidate Cruz, others speak at ‘Adelson Primary’ in Vegas

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Saturday the U.S.-Israel relationship is at a low point because the Obama administration has failed to halt Iran’s nuclear program and bolster Mideast peace efforts. → Read More

Hillary to bring her campaign to Nevada on May 5

Hillary Clinton will campaign in Nevada on May 5, a campaign official said Friday, demonstrating the state’s importance to winning the White House. → Read More

Open U.S. Senate seat a lure to Heck, Titus

The siren call of an open seat is proving an allure to Nevada members of Congress who were not giving the U.S. Senate a second thought when incumbent Sen. Harry Reid was in line to run again. → Read More

Democrat Lucy Flores announces congressional bid

Former Assemblywoman Lucy Flores will run for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, setting the stage for a Democratic primary that could split the Hispanic vote. → Read More

Plenty of 2016 races to draw out Hispanic voters in Nevada

There will be plenty of reasons for Nevada Latinos to turn out in record numbers for the 2016 election, say insiders who predict Hispanics will account for 20 percent of the state’s electorate, or one out of every five votes cast in the West’s most competitive battleground state. → Read More

Nevada could lose 6,000 jobs without net-metering cap hike

An NV Energy official said this week that rooftop solar companies can continue to operate in Nevada without net metering. → Read More

Solar advocate warns 6,000 jobs will leave Nevada without net-metering cap hike

An NV Energy official said this week that rooftop solar companies can continue to operate in Nevada without net metering. But a rooftop-solar company official said that without a decision by the Nevada Legislature to raise in the cap on net metering from the current 3 percent limit, rooftop-solar companies will leave the state along with 6,000 jobs. → Read More

Advocates accuse state, NV Energy of anti-solar bias

Nevada’s burgeoning solar industry on Wednesday accused NV Energy of trying to maintain its power monopoly by stifling a program that lets customers with rooftop solar arrays get credit for producing extra electricity. → Read More

Hillary stepping up her campaign in Nevada

Hillary Clinton has started to build her presidential campaign team in Nevada, hiring two Hispanic operatives who helped President Barack Obama win the Latino vote here. → Read More

Rand Paul rallies Nevadans on presidential announcement tour

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Saturday ended his four-day presidential campaign announcement tour with a rally in Las Vegas and a plea to back him so he can put America back on the road to prosperity. → Read More

Reid proud of Nevada’s renewable energy progress

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Friday told a clean energy luncheon he was proud of the progress Nevada has made during the past few years in developing renewable energy and attracting new businesses. → Read More

Ex-AG Cortez Masto announces run for Reid’s U.S. Senate seat

Former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto on Wednesday launched her campaign for U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s seat in 2016, and immediately was endorsed by the Democratic Party hierarchy from Nevada to the nation’s capital. → Read More