Ruben Kihuen

Ruben Kihuen: ‘I’m Not Resigning’
Kihuen is facing calls to resign after sexual harassment allegations

Rep. Ruben Kihuen is facing allegations of sexual harassment. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuentold ABC News Tuesday that he is not resigning amid allegations of sexual harassment. Top Democrats have called on him to step down.

“I’m not resigning,” Kihuen said in an ABC news video. “I plan on continuing the job that I was elected to do by the people of the 4th Congressional District.”

Rep. Ruben Kihuen on His Journey From Undocumented Immigrant to Congressman

Ruben Kihuen came to the U.S. from Mexico with his parents when he was 8 years old. After they overstayed their visa, they fell into undocumented status. Today, he’s a Democratic congressman for Nevada’s 4th District, and Roll Call sat down to hear about that journey.

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Democrat Ruben Kihuen Unseats Cresent Hardy in Nevada's 4th District
GOP’s Hardy was considered one of the most vulnerable House members

Rep.-elect Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., delivers his victory speech flanked by his family and supporters at the Nevada Democrats' election night watch party at the Aria Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas on Election Day. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Democrat Ruben Kihuen will defeat Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy in Nevada’s 4th District, The Associated Press projects. 

Kihuen led Hardy 49 percent to 45 percent with 46 percent of precincts reporting. 

Cliven Bundy Sues Kihuen Over Attack Ad
Says Nevada Democratic candidate falsely tied him to death of 2 officers

Ruben Kihuen, Democratic candidate for Nevada’s 4th Congressional district, is facing a legal challenge from Cliven Bundy. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Hispanic House Recruit Gets Prominent Speaking Slot at DNC
Many other Democratic candidates are choosing to stay in their districts

Nevada state Sen. Ruben Kihuen (Photo By Douglas Graham/Roll Call)

Nevada state Sen. Ruben Kihuen is the sole House Democratic recruit the Democratic National Convention Committee has touted as a major speaker in Philadelphia this week.  

The selection of a Hispanic state legislator underscores Democrats’ desire to showcase diversity on stage this week, while also promoting a candidate who has a good opportunity to flip a red seat blue.  

The 10 Most Vulnerable House Members
GOP Freshmen in Democratic-leaning districts face daunting re-elections

Iowa Rep. Rod Blum tops Roll Call's most vulnerable list. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Freshman Republicans who won in 2014 dominate Roll Call's Top 10 List of House incumbents most likely to lose in November.

Elected in low-turnout midterms, they're now on the defensive in districts that often vote Democratic in presidential years.

Democrat Kihuen to Take on Rep. Hardy
Nevada's 4th District race a top Democratic pickup opportunity

Congressional candidate state Sen. Ruben Kihuen won his Democratic primary on Tuesday. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Democrat state Sen. Ruben Kihuen on Tuesday won the Democratic Primary in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, advancing to face Republican Rep. Crescent Hardy in a race House Democrats consider one of their top targets this November.  

Kihuen defeated seven other Democrats for the nomination, including former lieutenant governor candidate Lucy Flores and philanthropist Susie Lee, according to the Associated Press.