John P. Tuman In The News

Profile: John P. Tuman

May 29, 2018
Forget “po-ta-to, po-tat-o” – the age-old question of how to pronounce the starchy vegetable. In the hard-knuckle world of politics, there is a more important tell in how a politician pronounces the name of one state — Nevada.
The Nevada Independent
May 21, 2018
Immigration policy has long been a pivotal subject in Nevada, where one in every five residents hails from outside the U.S. This week, Sen. Dean Heller revealed flickers of concern about how decisive a role the issue could play in the Senate race.
The Hill
May 2, 2018
The most vulnerable Republican in the Senate is locked in a pitched battle with President Trump over the future of Yucca Mountain, a massive nuclear waste repository located 90 miles outside Las Vegas.
The Nevada Independent
February 2, 2018
Rep. Jacky Rosen, who is running for a Senate seat in a state that President Donald Trump barely lost, says she’ll always vote in Nevada’s best interest even if that means going against her party’s leadership should she be elected to the Senate.
The Nevada Independent
January 19, 2018
Dean Heller claims he’s the only barrier between Nevadans and the revival of Yucca Mountain as a repository for nuclear waste. The question is whether he can be that bulwark during a difficult re-election campaign.
December 7, 2017
Ted Jelen, a professor credited with helping raise the profile of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) political science department over the past two decades, died Tuesday after a lengthy illness. He was 65.
November 15, 2017
President Donald Trump’s top budget man, Mick Mulvaney, solved a mystery Tuesday. Asked who put $120 million into Trump’s spending plan to restart licensing for a Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository and other interim storage, Mulvaney said he did.
The Union Democrat
October 11, 2017
After violence pierces U.S. cities and towns, Americans come together. Later politics can drive them apart.