Feds: British Man Planned Trump Assassination Attempt for Nearly a Year

Brendan O'Connor · 06/21/16 07:25AM

At a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas this weekend, authorities said, a man approached a police officer to ask how he could go about getting the presumptive Republican nominee’s autograph. He then tried to grab the officer’s weapon, which he allegedly intended to use to shoot Trump, fulfilling an assassination plot he’d been planning for about a year.

Nevada Senate Candidate Accidentally Owns Opponent With Link to

Andy Cush · 06/10/16 09:45AM

Sharron Angle, a Republican running for U.S. Senate in Nevada this year, put a sick and very graphic burn on her opponent, Joe Heck, in a newsletter sent to voters this month. That’s because a URL that one might think leads to Mr. Heck’s campaign site instead redirects you to a page that, as far as I can tell, has very little to do with the three-term congressman’s pro-business conservative platform.

Cliven Bundy Files Batshit Lawsuit Claiming Harry Reid Is Personally Trying to Steal His Land

Andy Cush · 05/10/16 03:15PM

We warned readers this morning to brace themselves for another whole big exhausting thing with the Bundy family ranchers, thinking that a call from environmental groups for the government to relocate their cattle might prompt another standoff. That might still be the case, but the newest thing we have to contend with turns out to be this completely bonkers lawsuit the Bundy patriarch is filing in federal court.

Donald Trump Just Crashed Glenn Beck's Party

Brendan O'Connor · 02/23/16 10:27PM

On Tuesday, as Glenn Beck was speaking on behalf of Ted Cruz, Donald Trump barged into the gymnasium at Palo Verde High School in Summerlin, Nevada, to glad-hand and distract everyone from voting for anyone other than himself.

Did Bernie Sanders Supporters Chant "English Only" at Dolores Huerta?

Brendan O'Connor · 02/21/16 08:15PM

Not long after it became clear that Hillary Clinton had won Nevada’s caucus on Saturday, America Ferrera, an actress who stumps for Clinton, claimed that Bernie Sanders supporters at Harrah’s Las Vegas, a casino, had earlier in the evening chanted “English only” at Dolores Huerta, a civil rights activist and labor leader who also stumps for Clinton, to stop her from translating an explanation of the caucus process from English to Spanish.

Who Just Bought Nevada’s Largest Newspaper for $140 Million?

Melissa Cronin · 12/12/15 02:29PM

“Who owns a multimillion dollar newspaper?” is not a question you hear very often. But with the shrouded sale of the largest paper in Nevada, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, to an undisclosed owner, the question is being asked over and over.