RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democrats retained control of three of Nevada's four U.S. House seats Tuesday night, holding onto two key seats left open by departing Democrats in the western battleground state.
Like they did when they bucked the red wave that sent President Donald Trump to the White House two years ago, Democrats won all but the mostly rural 2nd District in northern Nevada where Republican Rep. Mark Amodei was easily re-elected to the seat he has held since 2011.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican Susie Lee beats GOP's Danny Tarkanian in key battle for open US House seat in Nevada .
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the final push on the campaign trail in Nevada ahead of Tuesday's general election (all times local):
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is the latest big name helping boost Nevada Republicans in the battleground western state.
Giuliani planned an appearance late Saturday afternoon at the Las Vegas field office of GOP congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the political campaigns in Nevada (all times local):
President Donald Trump's eldest son will be campaigning across Nevada on Friday for Republican candidates.
Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend, former Fox News personality Kimberly Guilfoyle, are scheduled to rally with GOP Sen. Dean Heller and Adam Laxalt in Carson City in the morning followed by a rally in Reno a few hours later.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump plans a rally in Las Vegas on Thursday night to help boost the campaigns of Republicans running for governor, the Senate and the House.
Trump's campaign announced Friday the rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Trump was last in Nevada in June to fundraise and appear with Dean Heller, the only Republican senator seeking re-election in a state Hillary Clinton carried in 2016.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former President Barack Obama has endorsed three Nevada Democrats running for the U.S. Senate and House this November.
Obama announced on Twitter on Wednesday that he is backing Rep. Jacky Rosen as she challenges Republican Dean Heller in what's expected to be one of the closest Senate battles this year.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democrats in Nevada have two open congressional seats to defend in November, and Tuesday's primary voting set the stage for what could be some of the most expensive, hard-fought House races in the country.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Danny Tarkanian wins GOP House primary in Nevada after dropping challenge to Sen. Heller.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — In a story June 7 about Nevada's congressional primary elections, The Associated Press reported erroneously the timing of the National Rifle Association endorsement of Scott Hammond. The NRA endorsed Hammond in May, after Danny Tarkanian entered the 3rd District Republican race, not before.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Eyes are on Nevada's Sen. Heller, but 2 House seats are open
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Voters will settle a tight race between two Democrats hoping to become the next governor and pick nominees in dozens of primary battles Tuesday for national, state and local offices.
The winner of the gubernatorial primary between Clark County Commissioners Steve Sisolak, Christina Giunchigliani and four others is expected to face Republican Adam Laxalt in November.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dean Heller, the most vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, has an easy primary battle on Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump, leaving a contentious Democratic battle for governor as Nevada's most closely-watched primary race.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Campaign finance reports show Democrat Susie Lee and Republican Danny Tarkanian are leading the pack in fundraising in the race for the U.S. House district that includes parts of suburban Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump cleared a primary election path for one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans running for re-election this year by persuading U.S. Sen. Dean Heller's Republican opponent to drop out of the race and instead run for a House seat.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a Senate race in Nevada (all times local):
Nevada Sen. Dean Heller says he appreciates that President Donald Trump is supporting his re-election bid.
Heller released a statement Friday acknowledging Trump's praise offered on Twitter, but it included no mention of Heller's primary election opponent making an abrupt decision to drop out at the president's request.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller has filed to run for re-election to the U.S. Senate, formally setting the stage for one of the country's highest profile Senate races in the midterm elections.
Heller is considered one of the most vulnerable Republicans running for re-election in the Senate this year. His seat is the only one up for grabs in a state carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton when President Donald Trump won in 2016.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen has formally filed as a candidate for Republican Dean Heller's seat in the U.S. Senate.
Rosen was joined by her husband, Larry, and other supports when she officially filed the paperwork Monday with the secretary of state's office in Las Vegas.
The freshman congresswoman from Las Vegas announced her candidacy for Heller's seat last July.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Trying to further distinguish himself from Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, Republican primary challenger Danny Tarkanian is praising the Trump administration's effort to restart licensing of a nuclear waste dump outside Las Vegas.
Long opposed by most Nevadans, Trump included the Yucca Mountain plan again in his second budget request to Congress on Monday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Republicans made some inroads into Democrats' voter registration edge in Nevada last year but Democrats still hold a significant advantage of more than 76,000 active voters.
Democrats led by more than 97,000 registered voters last January, with about 595,000 to the GOP's 498,000.
But the end of year numbers posted by the Secretary of State's Office show that as of Jan. 1, the advantage has shrunk to about 76,000 — or 565,904 Democrats and 489,674 Republicans.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Republicans who hope their Senate disaster in Alabama will scare voters away from other outsider, longshot conservatives should spend some time with Michele Evans.
Three thousand miles from the scene of Republican Roy Moore's stunning defeat, the Nevada Republican doesn't see a connection between Moore and her preferred Senate candidate, Danny Tarkanian, who is trying to unseat incumbent Dean Heller after several failed election attempts.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Sen. Dean Heller has $4.2 million in his campaign fundraising account as the Republican prepares to fend off a primary challenge and Democrats hoping to turn his seat blue next year, according to fundraising reports filed Monday.
Heller, viewed as one of the Senate's most vulnerable Republican incumbents for 2018, raised $1.1 million from July through September, pushing his account total over $4 million.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democratic U.S. Rep. Dina Titus says she'll run for re-election next year instead of entering the field of challengers seeking to unseat Republican Sen. Dean Heller.
The third-term congresswoman from Las Vegas said in a statement released by her re-election campaign Wednesday she gave "careful consideration" to mounting a Senate campaign.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the Republican fundraiser in rural Nevada on Saturday (all times local, PDT):
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is throwing her support behind Republican Danny Tarkanian's bid to knock off Nevada Sen. Dean Heller in a GOP primary in the western battleground state.
Tarkanian's campaign announced the endorsement Friday from the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada state Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson says he'll run next year for lieutenant governor.
The Republican from Henderson issued a statement Monday citing his work in office helping businesses including rideshare companies Uber and Lyft, and reorganization of the Clark County School District in the Las Vegas area.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurgent Republican primary candidates are trying to lay claim to President Donald Trump's mantle — and knock out the establishment's choices — as the GOP tries to defend a slim majority in the Senate and win races elsewhere.
In Nevada, endangered GOP incumbent Sen. Dean Heller drew a challenge Tuesday from businessman Danny Tarkanian, whose announcement on Fox News Channel seemingly aimed at an audience of one: the president himself.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans face a problem as they try to defend a slim majority in the Senate and win races elsewhere: Insurgent primary candidates are trying to lay claim to President Donald Trump's mantle, and knock out the establishment's choices.
Republican Danny Tarkanian, a prominent Las Vegas businessman, announced Tuesday he is mounting a primary challenge to Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, considered one of the Senate's most vulnerable Republicans in 2018.
The bid by Tarkanian, 55, who aligns himself with President Donald Trump, makes good on conservatives' threats to challenge incumbents they blame for hurting their years-long quest to dismantle the Obama-era health care law.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 GOP election primary in Nevada (all times local):
The National Republican Senatorial Committee is expressing its support for incumbent GOP Sen. Dean Heller, who now faces a primary challenge from Danny Tarkanian.
In a statement shortly after Tarkanian announced his candidacy on Tuesday, committee spokesman Michael McAdams says Heller has repeatedly "proven he is unafraid to put Nevadans first."
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada Republican who narrowly lost the most expensive congressional race in the nation is suing the Democrat who won, seeking millions of dollars for television and internet advertisements that he says were defamatory.
Danny Tarkanian said Friday he's not contesting Jacky Rosen's 47 percent to 46 percent win in the Nov. 8 election — although the lawsuit, filed Thursday in state court in Las Vegas, refers to the loss of the election as one of the injuries he claims.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The vote count in the most expensive House race in the country was so close on election night that Jacky Rosen never made it on stage at the Aria casino to give a victory speech with her fellow Democrats.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is helping Republican Nevada congressional candidates in tight races.
He'll join Rep. Cresent Hardy for a rally on Saturday morning at the Pearson Community Center in North Las Vegas. Hardy is seeking re-election against Democratic state Sen. Ruben Kihuen.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is headed to Henderson for a campaign rally.
The Indiana governor is set to hold a town hall-style event at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Henderson Convention Center. Other speakers include Nevada Republican Party Chairman Michael McDonald, congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian and Assemblyman Chris Edwards.