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Assemblywoman announces ‘unity’ bid to lead divided state Democratic Party

In a statement, Monroe-Moreno said that “Nevada Democrats deserve new leadership dedicated to unity, transparency, and most importantly, electing Democrats at every level.” 

Now the work begins

On his first day as speaker of the Assembly, Steve Yeager (D-Las Vegas) presided over a chamber with 14 new members — a body so full of fresh faces that the average experience per lawmaker was just 2.6 years.

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