Heller keeps seat, overcomes Berkley's challenge
November 7th, 2012
03:41 AM ET
2 years ago

Heller keeps seat, overcomes Berkley's challenge

Washington (CNN) - In Nevada, Republican Sen. Dean Heller beat back a tough challenge from Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley to win his first full term in the Senate, according to a CNN projection.

Heller led 46% to 45% – with 92% reporting - when the projection was made.
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Filed under: 2012 • Dean Heller • Nevada
Ryan urges Nevada voters to vote early
November 1st, 2012
11:34 PM ET
2 years ago

Ryan urges Nevada voters to vote early

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) – Paul Ryan focused on Nevada's high unemployment and foreclosure rates when he visited the battleground state the same day as President Barack Obama on Thursday.

Roughly an hour after the Democratic incumbent held a rally in Las Vegas, Ryan spoke to fewer than a thousand people in Reno, where his running mate and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigned just a week ago.
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Filed under: 2012 • Economy • Nevada • Paul Ryan
Early voting: Democrats up in Nevada, GOP up in Colorado
October 30th, 2012
04:44 PM ET
2 years ago

Early voting: Democrats up in Nevada, GOP up in Colorado

(CNN) - Early voting turnout numbers released Tuesday in two western battleground states show mixed results one week before Election Day.

In Nevada, more Democrats have cast their ballots already, while more Republicans have done the same in Colorado, according to the official numbers.
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Filed under: 2012 • Colorado • Mitt Romney • Nevada • President Obama
October 26th, 2012
06:15 PM ET
2 years ago

Harry Reid hospitalized after car crash, in good condition

(CNN) - Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, was released from the hospital on Friday afternoon after he sustained non-life threatening injuries following an accident in his motorcade.

Reid was released shortly before 4 p.m. local time, and was in good condition after the accident, said Karen Gordon, a spokeswoman for University Medical Center in Las Vegas.
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Filed under: Harry Reid • Nevada
Polls: Dead heat in Colorado; Obama with slight advantage in Nevada
October 25th, 2012
07:25 PM ET
2 years ago

Polls: Dead heat in Colorado; Obama with slight advantage in Nevada

(CNN) - New polls of likely voters in two battleground states released Thursday show President Barack Obama with a slight advantage in Nevada but tied with Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Colorado.

The NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls were conducted Tuesday and Wednesday - entirely after Monday's third and final presidential debate. In Colorado, the race is tied at 48% for each candidate, while in Nevada voters split 50% for Obama and 47% for Romney.
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Filed under: 2012 • Colorado • Nevada
Romney: All in for the family
October 24th, 2012
04:50 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney: All in for the family

Reno, Nevada (CNN) - Mitt Romney made an appeal to struggling families at his second Nevada rally in as many days, telling voters he understood their troubles and could help.

The candidate's retooled stump speech, featuring a series of empathetic stories about down-on-their-luck Americans – a senior on Medicare, a daughter working to pay off her college loans, a middle-aged homeowner whose property lost value - came as the GOP presidential nominee sought to capitalize on a surge in the polls this month that has fueled new optimism about his election effort.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nevada
Poll: Close race in Nevada, New Hampshire
October 23rd, 2012
12:44 PM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Close race in Nevada, New Hampshire

(CNN) – New polls taken before the final presidential debate indicate that the race for the White House is all knotted up between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney in two key states.

American Research Group released the surveys on Tuesday in battleground states showing Obama with a slight edge in Nevada, 49% to Romney's 47%, and Romney with the advantage in New Hampshire, 49% to Obama's 47%. But the results are well within the poll's sampling error making it a statistical tie.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nevada • New Hampshire • President Obama • Presidential Debate
Nevada paper goes for Romney over Obama
October 20th, 2012
05:37 PM ET
2 years ago

Nevada paper goes for Romney over Obama

(CNN) – Another swing state newspaper weighed in with an endorsement in the presidential race on Saturday.

The Reno Gazette-Journal threw its weight behind Republican nominee Mitt Romney, saying "Obama cannot avoid the consequences of poor decisions and misplaced priorities." But the paper did so somewhat hesitantly.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nevada
Obama to pull 'all-nighter' for key battleground votes
October 20th, 2012
03:13 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama to pull 'all-nighter' for key battleground votes

(CNN) – President Barack Obama will embark on a whirlwind tour of battleground states Wednesday in Iowa before becoming the first sitting president in modern history to cast an early ballot in-person.

On the "non-stop" tour, Obama will rally supporters and volunteers in key swing states and try to appeal to undecided voters. The president will make phone calls to undecided voters while aboard Air Force One in between his tightly packed schedule of campaign stops.
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Filed under: Colorado • Iowa • Nevada • Ohio • President Obama • Virginia
Early voting opens in seven states, D.C.
October 20th, 2012
11:16 AM ET
2 years ago

Early voting opens in seven states, D.C.

(CNN) – Hours ahead of the presidential debate on Monday, millions of voters across the country will have the chance to cast their ballots when early voting opens in Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, Wisconsin, Alaska and the District of Columbia.

Nevada began early voting on Saturday, a day after Washington state, bringing the early voting total to 29 states and the District of Columbia.
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Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Arkansas • Colorado • Nevada • Texas • Washington • Washington D.C.
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