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Dina Titus

New veterans clinic in Pahrump gets $12.1 million federal OK

Veterans in Pahrump, Nevada are getting a long-sought larger outpatient clinic now that a federal construction contract has been awarded. The news quickly turned political Wednesday when Nevada's freshman Republican Congressman Cresent Hardy took credit saying in a statement that longtime Democratic Sen. Harry Reid and the Democratic representative unseated by Hardy couldn't cut through "red tape" to make it happen. "I have not ceased to apply pressure to the highest levels of the VA, demanding progress for the sake of veterans who in many cases drive more than an hour to get the care they've been promised," Hardy said. The new clinic will offer much...