Politics & Policy

Mid-Day Miscellany from the Silver State

  • The Cook Report says Harry Reid is unpopular and Sharron Angle is controversial but given “the beating Angle has taken on the air, it’s amazing” the race is so close.

  • Big Labor and the smear campaign against Joe Heck in NV-3 is the subject of this op-ed.

  • Research group Brookings Mountain West calls for the creation of “energy innovation centers” in Nevada and other states. The effort comes with such a big price tag–as much as $2 million annually per center in federal funding–that even Harry Reid, a vocal green-energy proponent, says the timing may be poor. A spokesman for Reid said that while the senator “supports advanced clean-energy research, these are challenging budgetary times for that level of funding.”

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