Gov. Jim Gibbons

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Both Reids Win in Nevada

GOP ousts Gov. Jim Gibbons

(Newser) - Nevada's Republicans have ditched scandal-plagued Gov. Jim Gibbons after one term in favor of former federal judge Brian Sandoval. Sandoval will face Rory Reid, who won the Democratic primary, the Wall Street Journal reports. Rory is the son of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who cruised to victory in his... More »

FBI Corruption Probe Clears Nevada Gov.

No charges after investigation into defense contractor ties

(Newser) - No charges will be filed against Nevada's governor after an 18-month FBI investigation into his ties with defense contractors, reports the Washington Post. Jim Gibbons, a former Vietnam fighter pilot, was suspected of helping to engineer federal contracts for defense firms in exchange for gifts while he was a member... More »

Vegas Waitress Sues Nevada Guv in Alleged Rape Attempt

Says Gibbons, cronies covered up incident

(Newser) - Just months after a messy—and overly public—divorce, Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons has been slapped with a lawsuit by the Vegas cocktail waitress who claims he assaulted her two years ago and then covered up the police investigation, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Chrissy Mazzeo says she's been "... More »

Nev. Guv Texted 'Other Woman'... 867 Times

Gibbons sent 867 messages in 6 weeks, denies affair

(Newser) - Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons swears he’s just friends with Kathy Karrasch. Very friendly: during one six-week span last year, Gibbons and Karrasch exchanged 867 texts from his state-owned cell phone, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal. Gibbons is mired in a messy divorce, and his soon-to-be-ex-wife says it’s all... More »

Governor's Messy Divorce Enthralls Nev.

Gossip flies while GOP worries about November fallout

(Newser) - For a state that boasts Sin City as its main attraction, Nevada is utterly transfixed with Gov. Jim Gibbon’s marital woes. Ever since he filed for divorce last month, Gibbons has been followed around like a starlet, with pictures of him with various alleged “other women” routinely cropping... More »

Nev. Flood Victims Start Cleanup

Helicopter and boat rescues near Reno

(Newser) - Water is receding and residents are returning to their homes today in parts of Nevada and California beset by flooding over the weekend, the Reno Gazette Journal reports. Dozens of people had to be rescued by helicopter and boat after rising flood waters inundated their homes in Fernley, 30 miles... More »

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