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2008 Elections

2008 Caucus Trivia Game

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From The Politics Blog

Las Vegas voting experience: Albertson's, banana bread and a beauty queen
During early voting at Albertson's, 2011 Miss Nevada Alana Lee cast her ballot -- amid no fanfare.
Buzzfeed: Romney campaign exaggerates size of Nevada event with altered image
Oscar Goodman saddened at the death of his friend and mentor Arlen Specter
Oscar Goodman was a young law student looking for work when he met Arlen Specter in Philadelphia.
Watchdog group hounds government for files on Ensign case
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a formal complaint this week to force the DOJ to turn over files collected during its now-defunct ...
Ron Paul, Mitt Romney delegates stand at the ready
GOP chairman Reince Priebus officially gaveled open the 2012 Republican National Convention today, only to immediately close it for a day-long recess. Even though the ...
Nevada alternate delegate compares national conventions past and present
For Nevada politico Patty Cafferata, the intrigue, plotting and wariness among opposing factions at a national convention is nothing new. Cafferata has been attending conventions ...
Senate passes tax cut extension for those earning $250,000 or less
Democrats in the Senate faced down the closest thing to a legislative dare from Republican leaders Wednesday and passed a tax cut extension for those ...
Senate observes moment of silence in honor of Colorado shooting victims
Sen. Harry Reid led the Senate in a moment of silence Monday afternoon for the moviegoers who died in a horrific shooting in Aurora, Colo., ...

Politics Stories

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time. But with eight months left on the job and a decision to make about the 2016 presidential race, the long-serving governor known for his Texas swagger is now the focus of a grand jury investigation that could cause more difficulty than any adversary has.
Photo: Alex Bieniecki shows his
The world through militia eyes
Domestic terrorists? Heroes? Who are the armed men who invaded Nevada?
Militiamen descended on Bunkerville from all over the nation to help Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy reclaim his cattle from the federal agency that had rounded some of them up because Bundy had not paid grazing fees for more than 20 years. We got a close-up view of their encampment.
Illegal immigrant arrested for Nevada voter fraud
Secretary of State Ross Miller says a woman has been arrested on two felony charges for allegedly using a false identity to register to vote and casting ...
Photo: U.S. Sens. Dean Heller, left, and Harry Reid appea
Six takeaways from a rare joint TV interview with Nevada Sens. Harry Reid, Dean Heller
Nevada Sens. Harry Reid and Dean Heller don’t agree on everything. But the Democrat and Republican did agree ...
Ad slams lieutenant governor candidate Sue Lowden for Harry Reid donations
Mark Hutchison's campaign for Nevada lieutenant governor is taking on Republican primary opponent Sue Lowden for donating to Harry Reid in previous elections. The 60-second radio ad released...
Photo: Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, left, and U.S. S
Facts that disprove conspiracy theory about Harry Reid, Cliven Bundy and solar power
The conspiracy theory about Sen. Harry Reid started soon after the Cliven Bundy story went national. The theory: The Senate majority leader masterminded the takeover of Bundy’s cattle in Gold Butte to...
Photo: In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Begich
Defend ‘Obamacare’ unabashedly, some Democrats say
With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest ...
Photo: State Sen. Pat Spearman, D-North Las Vegas, talks
Las Vegas rally helps kick off nationwide effort to change gun laws
Las Vegas was one of 10 cities in the country with an Everytown For Gun Safety event to kick off a campaign to lobby mayors, governors and legislators to pass laws for comprehensive …
Photo: John Michael Schaefer, a candidate for Nevada stat
Nevada Supreme Court removes candidate from ballot over residency
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the removal of a state controller candidate from the June primary ballot because of his residency status. Justices unanimously agreed with a lower court ruling that...
Heck, challenger Bilbray-Kohn step up fundraising in House race
Taxes weren’t the only thing that needed filing on April 15; for those running for Congress, it was also the day to turn in the first election reports of the year. In the House ...

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