Rep. Dean Heller Appointed To John Ensign’s U.S. Senate Seat In Nevada

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) announced Wednesday he will appoint Rep. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) to fill Sen. John Ensign’s (R-Nev.) seat.

Sandoval praised Heller as “a fiscal conservative who believes in limited government” and rejected the notion of naming a “caretaker” to fill Ensign’s seat.

Sandoval was widely expected to tap Heller, who was already in the 2012 Senate race, for the seat.

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