For Vernon Lee of the Moapa Band of Paiutes, a national monument designation for Gold Butte would be the next best thing to having the U.S. government return the land to his people. Kirk Siegler hide caption

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In Nevada, Tribes Push To Protect Land At The Heart Of Bundy Ranch Standoff

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., seen here in 2012, are both facing competitive elections in 2016. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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How To Lose The Senate In 82 Days

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When Maddy Became Jake: A Father And Son's Enduring Love

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his campaign and supporters were not treated fairly during last Saturday's Nevada Democratic convention. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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About 14 percent of the Gigafactory in Nevada has been built so far. At 5.8 million square feet, it will be a building with one of the biggest footprints in the world. Tesla hide caption

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A Rare Look Inside The 'Gigafactory' Tesla Hopes Will Revolutionize Energy Use

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SolarReserve's Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant, located near Tonopah, Nev., features an array of 10,347 mirrors arranged in a circle 1.75 miles across. A 640-foot-tall tower glows when the sun's energy is concentrated and directed to the top. SolarReserve hide caption

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Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

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Amanda Durio, 31, is a union carpenter. She plans to caucus for Bernie Sanders because she likes his message on "race" and "social classes." Asma Khalid/NPR hide caption

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Ruby Duncan is a Hillary Clinton supporter, and says younger women don't understand earlier struggles. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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In Nevada, Will A Generation Gap Over Democratic Candidates Persist?

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Rancher Cliven Bundy holds his 5-month-old grandson Roper Cox on Saturday in Bunkerville, Nev. Bundy was hosting an event to mark one year since the Bureau of Land Management's failed attempt to collect his cattle. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Year After Denying Federal Control, Bundy Still Runs His Bit Of Nevada

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