Assemblyman Steven Brooks allegedly made threats against fellow Democratic lawmaker and majority leader Marilyn Kirkpatrick. Then he was arrested by North Las Vegas Police with a loaded gun in the car. But the defiant lawmaker has proclaimed his innocence and his intention to serve in the upcoming legislative session. Can officials or fellow lawmakers prevent him from serving? We'll talk to a political observer about what might happen if Assemblyman Brooks lobbies to keep his seat in the legislature.
Steve Sebelius, political columnist, Las Vegas Review-Journal