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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval has called lawmakers into a special legislative session to approve tax breaks and incentives for electric carmaker Faraday Future. Sandoval scheduled the session to start at 5 this evening in Carson City. It's expected to wrap up within a few days. The governor wants the Legislature to approve a new category of tax abatements that would authorize $215 million in incentives for the Chinese-backed automaker.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz continued to clash over immigration during the Republican presidential debate last night. Texas Sen. Cruz criticized Florida Sen. Rubio for his work on a 2013 Senate bill that provided a path to citizenship to immigrants in the country illegally. Rubio argued that Cruz has also supported a legal status for some of those in the country illegally.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Rifle Association is seizing on GOP debate attention by offering Snapchat users in Nevada a chance to add a political message to their photos directed at former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The group said its message — "Hey Bloomberg! Don't NYC my Nevada gun rights" — refers to a 2016 state ballot initiative.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attack ads up in Nevada this week aim to turn presidential debate watchers' attention toward the state's competitive U.S. Senate race. The Nevada State Democratic Party bought large ads on the Las Vegas Review-Journal's online home page for yesterday, asking whether Republican Senate candidate Joe Heck supports Donald Trump. The National Republican Senatorial Committee is launching three new ads this week attacking Heck's opponent, former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.
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