Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer A Tucumcari resident's story Thursday of how a local legislator's office helped him receive disability benefits highlighted a visit to Tucumcari by a staff member from the Roswell office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich .
Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources voted to move forward legislation that would create nearly 1,300 jobs in Lyon County, Nevada.
Speaking on the Senate floor Tuesday, Sen. Lamar Alexander warned Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that Democratic attempts to change filibuster rules would have serious political consequences.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said lawmakers should stop complaining that they were unaware the NSA was tracking the phone records of millions of Americans.
Health policy guru Donald Berwick contends that improving our nation's health care system requires the simultaneous pursuit of three aims: enhancing the individual experience of care, improving the health of populations and, most critically, reducing the per capita costs of health care.
Americans already are fearful and confused about the sweeping changes that ObamaCare will inflict, and the widening IRS scandal deepens concerns about the agency's major role in implementing and enforcing the health overhaul law.
Congressman Joe Heck responds to a question during a town hall meeting with constituents at Pacific Pines Senior Apartments in Henderson Tuesday, Feb.19, 2013.
One of the more darkly entertaining things about the whole VerizonBusinessGate story is how "PATRIOT" Act author Jim "Tex" Sensenbrenner is trying oh so hard to run away from the results of a law he not only wrote, but has protected from even the tiniest civil-liberties-oriented revisions over the years.
Nevada's U.S. senators have jointly introduced legislation in Congress to promote the construction of a motor racing track in Elko County as well as new tribal housing.
Hundreds of people gathered at a funeral in Reno to pay tribute to Barbara Vucanovich, the first woman sent to Congress from Nevada.
The U.S. Travel Association today applauded Senator Dean Heller for introducing an amendment to S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, that would help reduce wait times for both international visitors and domestic travelers at major U.S. gateway airports.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced plans for an early getaway this week, but warned that the Senate will have to grind through the immigration bill next week, with a possible weekend session.
The hardest thing in an argument is to acknowledge competing truths. We know that our government will continue with large-scale surveillance programs to prevent future terrorist attacks.