#NVSen Update: Dean Heller Tours Veterans Affairs office & New Poll has Heller Leading Berkley 44 percent to 39 percent

#NVSen Update: Dean Heller Tours Veterans Affairs office & New Poll has Heller Leading Berkley 44 percent to 39 percent

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In Nevada, KLAS-TV in Las Vegas reports that a new poll has Dean Heller leading embattled Congresswoman Shelley Berkley 44 percent to 39 percent.  Republican Sen. Dean Heller enjoys a 44 percent to 39 percent lead over Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley in this year’s race for his seat, according to an 8 News NOW/Las Vegas Review-Journal poll released early Thursday morning.

 

  • Meanwhile, in what’s an ominous sign for Berkley, the Review-Journal reports that she’s down by 21 points in Washoe County and trailing independents by 9 points.    The poll shows Heller has a 53 percent to 32 percent lead in Washoe County, where Berkley has stepped up her campaigning over the summer. … Among independent voters, Heller has a 44 percent to 35 percent advantage. The Republican leads among men, 50 percent to 36 percent.

 

  • Finally, KRNV-TV in Reno reports that Dean Heller toured a Veterans Affairs office in Nevada.  A couple of Nevada’s GOP leaders are in town today touring the VA regional office.  Senator Dean Heller and Congressman Mark Amodei toured the office earlier this morning. … Heller went on to acknowledge problems with care available to veterans, including a major backlog of cases. Heller says we need more resources available to meet the demand.

 

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