District: 1st District Political Highlights: Nev. Assembly, 1983-85; University and Community College System of Nevada Board of Regents, 1990-98; U.S. House, 1999-2013 Born: Jan. 20, 1951; Manhattan, N.Y. Residence: Las Vegas Religion: Jewish Family: Husband, Larry Lehrner; two children, two stepchildren Education: U. of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A. 1972; U. of San Diego, J.D. 1976 Military Service: None Start of Service: Elected: 1998 (7th term) End of Service: Jan. 3, 2013 Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Select Revenue Measures; Social Security)
Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows:
SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat.
FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible.
LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored.
TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge.
TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.