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There is a renewed push to remove the McCarran name in Nevada

There is a renewed push to remove the McCarran name in Nevada

Decades before Harry Reid was at his peak, it was hard to argue that Patrick McCarran wasn’t the most powerful Nevada politician to emerge from the state.

He was elected to the U.S. Senate four times and carried heavy legislation during his tenure, including a 1934 act that helped establish a swath of safety regulations for aircraft. Before his years on Capitol Hill, he had served as a justice on the Nevada Supreme Court and in the state’s Legislature. When he died in 1954, he was ranked as one of the most powerful senators in Washington.

His stamp on Nevada is deep and his honors high-profile — including having his name on the international airport at the south end of the Las...

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