It’s critical for Steve Sisolak’s gubernatorial campaign to get strong support from primary-election opponent Chris Giunchigliani and the liberal factions of the Nevada Democratic Party if he is to win in November, a leading Nevada political scientist said recently on Nevada Newsmakers.
Minority parents in Nevada strongly support school choice, and elected officials are taking notice. School choice is also a way to help modernize education. That’s according to Valeria Gurr, director of Nevada School Choice Coalition.
Reader disputes columnist’s statements on veterans issue
According to a new poll conducted by Ipsos in partnership with the University of Virginia Center for Politics, 51 percent of respondents agree (15 percent “strongly” and 36 percent “somewhat”) with the statement “American elections are fair and open.”
I did not think there was anything new to learn about Robert Kennedy, who died 50 years ago, but a couple of years ago I read a book on him by Thurston Clarke.
Sometimes so many things grab your attention in a week, there’s only space to offer a quick thought on each of them.
Aggression in American politics out of control
“It’s impossible to effectually outlaw guns,” I wrote in 2015, “without also outlawing writing, speaking and thinking about guns.”
In seven states and Washington, D.C., terminally ill patients can get a prescription from their doctor to kill themselves. Nevada state government, however, can’t legally obtain the drugs needed to kill a convicted murderer who wants to die. Welcome to 2018.