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Trump campaign agrees to drop lawsuit challenging mail ballot processing in Clark County in exchange for expanded poll observation

November 5th, 2020 - 2:43pm
In a filing submitted Thursday afternoon, attorneys for the Trump campaign said they had reached a stipulation agreement yesterday evening with Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske and Clark County Registrar Joe Gloria to drop the lawsuit in exchange for “additional observation access” to the county’s ballot duplication efforts.

In six-figure ad buy, Horsford targets Republican challenger Marchant on ACA repeal, pre-existing conditions

Republican congressional candidate Jim Marchant at a rally in support of law enforcement organized by the Nevada Republican Party on Thursday, July 30, 2020 outside the Legislature in Carson City.
October 14th, 2020 - 8:00am
In a six-figure TV advertising push launched Wednesday, incumbent Democrat Steven Horsford took aim at his District 4 challenger, former one-term Assemblyman Jim Marchant, for his support for Republican plans to roll back Obama-era health laws.

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In ad buy, Rodimer campaign downplays report that Republican congressional candidate was subject of two 911 calls in 2018

Dan Rodimer
September 30th, 2020 - 2:00am
Two months after a report from the Associated Press revealed that his then-girlfriend twice called 911 on him in 2018 and a month after an advertising blitz from incumbent Democrat Susie Lee, a new ad from Republican congressional candidate Dan Rodimer is downplaying the incident as “a verbal argument, plain and simple.”

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Rep. Susie Lee launches 6-figure ad buy targeting GOP opponent Rodimer on ‘violent’ past

Susie Lee at a podium wearing a blue shirt
September 1st, 2020 - 2:21pm
The campaign for Democratic incumbent Susie Lee made its first foray into television advertising Monday with a slate of five ads, including three that take direct aim at Republican challenger Dan Rodimer.

Outside money pours into Nevada airwaves ahead of presidential caucus

Debate watch party
February 20th, 2020 - 2:00am
Emergence of those two super PACs means that every major candidate competing in Nevada, save self-funded billionaire Tom Steyer, now has some kind of outside group or super PAC boosting their candidacy on television or radio airwaves in the state.

Pro-Trump super PAC takes aim at Joe Biden on immigration in new Spanish-language ad

February 19th, 2020 - 1:11pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden is the target of a new Spanish-language ad campaign from the Committee to Defend the President, a pro-Trump super PAC, which launched its ad buy with just three days before the state’s Democratic presidential caucus on Saturday.

With less than a week before Nevada’s caucus, new ads from Sanders, Buttigieg, Klobuchar hit the airwaves

February 17th, 2020 - 10:07am
Four more presidential campaign ads are hitting Nevada televisions today, including two from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, one from the surging former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and another from Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar.

Pro-Israel super PAC targets Bernie Sanders on electability in $600,000 ad buy

February 15th, 2020 - 10:16am
Vermont Senator and leading Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders is under fire regarding his ability to beat President Donald Trump in a new, $600,000 ad campaign from a Democratically-aligned pro-Israel political action committee.

Tom Steyer targets Sanders, Medicare for All in new digital ad buy

February 14th, 2020 - 10:54am
California billionaire Tom Steyer is taking direct aim at Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in a new digital ad launched today, attacking the senator on the price and popularity of his Medicare-for-all plan just one day before early voting is set to begin in Nevada’s Democratic presidential caucus.

Outside group linked to Democratic Party launches digital ads touting Susie Lee’s efforts on Trump trade deal

Rep. Susie Lee speaks at a town hall
February 12th, 2020 - 11:34am
House Majority Forward, a dark-money, nonprofit arm of the Democratic caucus’ House Majority PAC, launched a new digital ad Wednesday touting Democratic Rep. Susie Lee’s involvement in House negotiations on the recently-passed U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA).

Biden up with series of new biographical ads, some featuring Obama

January 28th, 2020 - 6:00am
Former Vice President Joe Biden is going up with a suite of new television, digital and radio ads in English and Spanish on Tuesday.

Bernie Sanders launches first TV spots in Nevada

Bernie Sanders
January 27th, 2020 - 3:43pm
Democratic presidential contender and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders launched a trio of television ads in Nevada on Monday, marking the candidate’s first foray into the advertising race with just over three weeks until the state’s third-in-the-nation nominating contest.

National Democrats launch ads in Las Vegas, nationwide targeting GOP on prescription drug prices, health care costs

Diabetes medication
January 27th, 2020 - 11:57am
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) launched a seven-figure ad buy Monday looking to pressure congressional Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for their opposition to Democratic-led legislation that would seek to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

Warren goes up with first television ad in Nevada, will air in Spanish

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren speaking to a crowd while standing in front of an American flag
January 27th, 2020 - 6:00am
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is going up on Monday with her first television ad in Nevada, which is also her first Spanish-language ad in the state.

Joe Biden’s campaign unveils its first ad in Spanish in Nevada

Joe Biden at Sparks rally
January 22nd, 2020 - 2:00am
In the one-minute spot that will begin airing on three Spanish radio stations, a narrator criticizes President Donald Trump and Republican-backed tax cuts passed in 2017, and touts the Affordable Care Act as the way forward on health care.

Rep. Susie Lee among 17 House Democrats to get boost from party super PAC’s 7-figure ad buy

Susie Lee at a podium wearing a blue shirt
January 8th, 2020 - 10:37am
Freshman Democratic Rep. Susie Lee is among 17 swing-seat Democrats being targeted in a $2.2 million advertising campaign from House Majority Forward, a non-profit group linked to the Democratic Party’s House majority super PAC.

Amid impeachment ad blitz, ad buy from national drug pricing group touts Horsford’s December vote on House bill

Steven Horsford speaking at a podium
January 6th, 2020 - 7:34am
Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford is among a number of beneficiaries of a new multi-million dollar ad buy touting Congress members who last-month greenlit a Democratic-backed omnibus bill that seeks to lower prescription drug prices in part by allowing the government to negotiate those prices through Medicare.

Group linked to House GOP launches $500,000 ad buy targeting Rep. Susie Lee on impeachment probe

Susie Lee in a blue suit giving a speech
November 18th, 2019 - 4:37pm
A conservative nonprofit launched a half-million dollar ad buy Monday targeting Democratic Rep. Susie Lee on the issue of the Democratic-led impeachment investigation, marking the latest move in an ongoing campaign by Republicans to pressure the freshman Democrat ahead of the 2020 election.

Drug pricing advocacy group announces 6-figure digital ad buy supporting Horsford

Steven Horsford speaking at a podium
October 22nd, 2019 - 6:00am
Patients for Affordable Drugs Now, an advocacy group seeking policies that would lower the price of prescription drugs, announced a six-figure digital ad buy supporting Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford, who has cosponsored a bill that would allow the government to negotiate lower prices through Medicare.

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