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Governor  Brian Sandoval
Role  Nevada Attorney General
Grandparents  Paul Laxalt
Name  Adam Laxalt
Children  Sophia Laxalt
Political party  Republican
Party  Republican Party
Spouse  Jaime Laxalt

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Full Name  Adam Paul Laxalt
Born  August 31, 1978 (age 37) Reno, Nevada, U.S. (1978-08-31)
Relations  Paul Laxalt (grandfather)
Residence  Carson City, Nevada, U.S. (2015–present, while in office) Green Valley, Henderson, Nevada, U.S.
Alma mater  Georgetown University (B.A., J.D.)
Education  Georgetown University Law Center
Parents  Pete Domenici, Michelle Laxalt

Preceded by  Catherine Cortez Masto

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Adam Paul Laxalt (born August 31, 1978) is an American lawyer and politician who serves as the 33rd and current Nevada Attorney General. A member of the Republican Party, prior to becoming Attorney General, Laxalt served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy.


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Laxalt ran for Attorney General of Nevada in the 2014 election and defeated Democrat Secretary of State Ross Miller.

Nevada GOP Gov. Nominee Adam Laxalt on FOX News

Early life

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Laxalt is the illegitimate son of the late former U.S. Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) and Michelle Laxalt, the daughter of former Nevada Governor and U.S. Senator Paul Laxalt (R-NV).

Adam Laxalt, was not publicly acknowledged by Domenici until 2013. At that time, Domenici acknowledged that Laxalt was his son and was a result of the affair and said: "I deeply regret this and am very sorry for my behavior."


After graduating from St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, a college preparatory school in Alexandria, Virginia, he enrolled at Tulane University. After attending Tulane for two years, where he admitted to having drinking problems, he transferred to Georgetown University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude. After obtaining a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center, he worked for the law firm Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie at its Reno office until 2014, when he left the firm to concentrate on his bid for Attorney General.

Career as Attorney General

Laxalt was sworn in as the 33rd Attorney General of Nevada on January 5, 2015. His inauguration made him the youngest Attorney General in the United States at the time of his election.


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