Nevada Gov. blasts 'Washington approach' to job creation
September 21st, 2013
09:43 AM ET
1 year ago

Nevada Gov. blasts 'Washington approach' to job creation

WASHINGTON (CNN) - While never mentioning President Barack Obama by name, Nevada's governor assailed the president's leadership of the country's economy and criticized the White House for refusing to engage with Republican opposition in Congress.

"Good executives, like all good leaders, must expect opposition when making decisions or when making or enforcing the law," Gov. Brian Sandoval said. "But executives must engage those that disagree with them."

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Filed under: Brian Sandoval • Economy • GOP weekly address
New GOP effort aims to recruit minorities for state office
February 6th, 2013
12:15 PM ET
2 years ago

New GOP effort aims to recruit minorities for state office

Washington (CNN) - The trouncing Republicans received in November's election was fueled partly by Democrats' success among minorities, who formed a record portion of total turnout and overwhelmingly cast ballots for President Barack Obama.

As the national GOP examines what went wrong, a new effort will focus on electing women and minorities to state office, where organizers say a new generation of Republican leaders can help change the perception that their party is no longer reflective of America's changing population.
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Filed under: Brian Sandoval • Ed Gillespie • Susana Martinez
June 2nd, 2012
03:47 PM ET
3 years ago

Would a Latino running mate help Romney?

Washington (CNN) - At the Council on Foreign relations this week, Sen. Marco Rubio talked tough on the international hotspot of the day, Syria.

"It's time to act now. I don't want to score political points on this issue, I want to see it resolved," Rubio told Time Magazine's Rick Stengel, the event's moderator.


Filed under: 2012 • 2012 VP Pick • Brian Sandoval • Marco Rubio • Mitt Romney • Susana Martinez
February 3rd, 2012
05:10 PM ET
3 years ago

Nevada governor pardons Gingrich cancellation

(CNN) - Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval said he was not insulted when Newt Gingrich canceled a previously scheduled meeting with the first term governor.

Sandoval said the two were scheduled to meet, upon Gingrich's request, but that he was later told the former House speaker "had to cancel."
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Filed under: 2012 • Brian Sandoval • Nevada • Newt Gingrich • TV-John King U.S.A.
Nevada guv opens door to caucus date change
October 21st, 2011
08:54 AM ET
3 years ago

Nevada guv opens door to caucus date change

(CNN) – Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signaled Thursday he is open to moving the Nevada caucuses after the other early nominating contests, following pressure from national Republicans.

The Silver State caucuses are currently scheduled for Jan. 14, but Sandoval, the top Republican in the state, said Thursday he would not characterize moving the events to Feb. 4 as "caving."
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Filed under: 2012 • Brian Sandoval • Nevada • New Hampshire
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval backs Perry
September 13th, 2011
07:02 PM ET
3 years ago

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval backs Perry

Washington (CNN) – Texas Gov. Rick Perry picked up another high-profile endorsement Tuesday with the backing of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.

“Today I am proud to endorse my friend @GovernorPerry for President,” Sandoval tweeted.
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Filed under: 2012 • Brian Sandoval • Nevada • Rick Perry