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Latest John Ensign Items
Nevada Republican Sen. John Ensign's resignation last week, along with the expected gubernatorial appointment of Rep. Dean Heller to fill the remaining 18 months of his term, has set off a game of political musical chairs in the Silver State.
Nevada Sen. John Ensign's former administrative assistant, whose wife had an affair with the senator, was indicted Thursday, accused of lobbying Mr. Ensign and his staff in violation of federal conflict-of-interest laws.
Nevada Rep. Dean Heller said Tuesday he will run for the Senate seat held by fellow Republican John Ensign, who said last week he won't seek a third term in 2012.
Sen. John Ensign, a Nevada Republican mired in an ethics investigation stemming from a sex and lobbying scandal, said Monday that he won't seek re-election in 2012.
His conservative reputation wounded by the true-life soap opera of an extramarital affair and a betrayed best friend, Nevada Sen. John Ensign is trying to revive his political career and emerge victorious in a contest few think he can win.
In a sharp challenge to the Obama administration, House Republicans will unveil legislation Wednesday to ban the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act and expect to advance the bill quickly, aides said.
Sen. Tom Coburn is providing information to the Justice Department for its investigation into whether Nevada Sen. John Ensign broke the law in an attempt to keep an affair with a staff member secret, Mr. Coburn's office said Saturday.
With their procedural options in the Senate exhausted, Republicans are looking to the Constitution for a way to fight the Democrats' health care reform bill.