Dean Heller

  1. The extremely close race between Democrat Shelley Berkley and Republican Dean Heller for the open Nevada Senate seat will reach a national audience tonight, when the first of their three debates is broadcast on PBS.

    Nevada political reporter Jon Ralston has already ridiculed the perceived sameness of both candidates’ messages, and in this post proposes a drinking game in the same vein as other drinking games proposed during this year’s Republican Party candidate debates.

    For a list of broadcast times, please click here

    The 12 urges participants in this game to designate a driver, and strongly discourages underage drinking

  2. I take every vote very very seriously in my Senate race. There’s not a portion of society that I don’t believe I can’t capture if I get a chance to talk to them. I have a very different view of the world, because of how I was raised.”

    - Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), speaking publicly about his differences with the recently released video of presidential candidate Mitt Romney saying that 47 percent of Americans are ‘dependent’ on the government. Heller is the third Republican running for Senate to distance himself from Romney’s comments, joining  Sen. Scott Brown (Mass.) and Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon.

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  3. Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), who is locked in a close race with Rep. Shelley Berkley, announced Tuesday that he would host a joint rally with Florida Senator Marco Rubio at Reno nightclub Mambo’s on Thursday. For more information about the rally, click here.

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