It's a double shot of political action from Nevada today. Both via AmericaBlog. First, it just looks so much like they're trying to keep things quiet until after the election. But, it doesn't look like that's going to happen.
Victim of assault by Jim Gibbons, Congressman and Nevada's GOP candidate for Governor, claims pressure and bribe attempt
Nevada is becoming one of the epicenters of GOP scandals. Congressman Jim Gibbons, the GOP candidate for Governor, has a couple going on. The incident over the alleged assault just keeps on giving. Yesterday, the woman at the center of the controversy had a press conference. There's a new twist every day: [...]
And, you don't have to go very far at all to run into another issue of interest:
Nevada Republican Jon Porter refuses to release records to prove he didn't make illegal fundraising calls from office - new email evidence arises
And not only is there a former staffer alleging that Porter broke the law, but the newspaper now has internal staff emails that back up the charge. "Rep. Jon Porter refused Tuesday to release phone records or copies of his daily schedule, even though his office says the documents would disprove charges by [...]