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Embattled Congresswoman Shelley Berkley Admits Anti-Woman Attack Against Heller Not True #NVSen

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In Nevada, the Las Vegas Sun reports after her campaign ruthlessly attacked Dean Heller as anti-woman, embattled Congresswoman Shelley Berkley admits that line of attack against Heller is not true.  Heller’s vote [for the VAWA] didn’t fit into Nevada Rep. Shelley Berkley’s full-throated campaign efforts to paint Heller — whom Berkley is challenging for the Senate in November — as “anti-woman.” … But Heller spent the week striking a fairly woman-sympathetic tone — and reminding voters that in the midst of the Berkley campaign’s effort to paint him as misogynistic, Berkley admitted to reporters that she really didn’t think Heller was anti-woman.  “Violence in all forms is unacceptable, but in this place, it is particularly horrifying,” Heller said on the Senate floor last week, adding that “women and children often feel powerless to escape abusive or dangerous situations, which too often end in tragedy,” and calling statistics about violence against women in Nevada “sickening and unacceptable.”

  • Meanwhile, Ray Hager at the Reno-Gazette Journal writes that Senate Democrat Leader Harry Reid is visibly nervous about some of the ethical questions surrounding Rep. BerkleyHarry Reid is a perk on my job. Sometimes, not often, I get to interview the U.S. Senate majority leader.  The most recent came a few weeks ago on the “Nevada Newsmakers” TV show.  Reid revealed a notable quirk that helps him get through interviews: He’ll sometimes chuckle at questions he really doesn’t like.  During the interview, host Sam Shad asked Reid about U.S. Rep. Shelly Berkley’s dealings with Las Vegas Sands poo-bah Sheldon Aldelson that date back to the 1990s.  Boss Reid didn’t seem to like it. It came on the heels of a question posed to him about Berkley’s ability to win her U.S. Senate race against Dean Heller, R-Carson City, when she is facing a U.S. House ethics review and possible full investigation.  Reid handled the first Berkley question. Reid’s reaction to the second, however, was to smile, then chuckle.

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