Latest Dean Heller News

Dean Heller to enter governor's race in battleground Nevada

Sep. 16, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Dean Heller will announce a bid for governor of Nevada on Monday, joining a crowded field of Republican hopefuls vying to unseat Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak in 2022. His entrance into the race in the battleground state adds a...

Sen. Tom Cotton: Laxalt key to GOP flipping the U.S. Senate

Aug. 15, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton told a crowd of about 4,000 Republicans that former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt plans to run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto. He and other Republican luminaries revved up...

Republican venture capitalist joins race for Nevada governor

Aug. 10, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican venture capitalist Guy Nohra announced Tuesday that he is running for Nevada governor next year. Nohra, 61, joins a GOP primary race that includes Las Vegas-area sheriff Joe Lombardo, North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee and Reno attorney Joey...

Amodei won't decide on bid for Nevada governor until October

Jul. 21, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei said Tuesday that he hasn't decided whether to run for reelection or mount a bid for Nevada governor, but appears unimpressed by the Republican primary field vying to challenge first-term Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak. ...

Sheriff Joe Lombardo kicks off campaign for Nevada governor

Jun. 28, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo formally kicked off his campaign for governor Monday, telling supporters in Las Vegas that he believed it was time to rid Nevada of “one-party rule” by unseating Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak. “Single-party rule...

Heller appears at GOP events while weighing run for governor

Jun. 23, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, a Republican who lost his reelection in 2018, is testing out a potential run for Nevada governor next year, speaking to rural Republicans at two events this month alongside announced candidates. Heller, who had a...