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  • Whittemore, feds joust over Supreme Court ruling

    Federal prosecutors asked a judge on Thursday to order ex-Nevada lobbyist Harvey Whittemore to begin serving his two-year prison sentence for breaking campaign finance laws on the heels of a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling that government lawyers say undermines his appeal before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court.


  • Whittemore lawyers seek to protect his law license

    Harvey Whittemore's lawyers are urging the Nevada Supreme Court to reject the state Bar Association's latest attempts to suspend the former lobbyist's law license.


  • Panel: Ex-Nevada lobbyist should keep law license

    Former Nevada political powerbroker Harvey Whittemore should be allowed to keep his law license until the appeal of his three felony convictions for violating campaign finance laws is decided, a Nevada State Bar disciplinary panel recommended.


  • File-This April 3, 2013 file photo shows one-time political powerbroker Harvey Whittemore leaving the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas. A Nevada State Bar panel has 30 days to recommend whether lawyer, developer and former political powerbroker, Whittemore should keep his law license or be suspended or disbarred. Disciplinary hearings ended Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014 in Reno, and it'll be up to the Nevada Supreme Court to take the State Bar recommendation and make a final decision on Whittemore's future. (AP Photo//Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jerry Henkel,File)

    Nevada Bar panel ends Whittemore license hearing

    An attorney for convicted former Nevada political powerbroker Harvey Whittemore pleaded for leniency from a Nevada State Bar panel considering Whittemore's disbarment over illegal campaign contributions.


  • Defense attorney John Arrascada, left, with Harvey Whittemore at his side speak to the media after Whittemore's arraignment Thursday June 7, 2012 in Reno, Nev. Whittemore, a former developer and lobbyist with ties to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Nevada's political elite pleaded not guilty to federal charges involving campaign contributions. (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Tim Dunn)

    Power broker with longtime ties to Reid pleads not guilty

    A former developer and lobbyist with ties to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Nevada's political elite pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges involving campaign contributions.


  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has given the Treasury $41,600 in campaign donations connected to Harvey Whittemore. The FBI is investigating whether Mr. Whittemore reimbursed others for making campaign contributions. (Associated Press)

    Reid gives Treasury $41,600 tied to investigated lobbyist

    Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, turned over to the U.S. Treasury $41,600 in questionable campaign donations connected to a once-prominent Nevada power broker who is under federal investigation for questionable political contributions, campaign finance records show.


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