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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

Photo: Karla Ortiz, 11, left, and mother, Francisca Ortiz
Nevadans share immigration stories, tout Clinton at DNC
On Monday night, these three Nevadans took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to share their experiences with immigration — Karla Ortiz as the daughter of undocumented immigrants, living in fear that they’ll be deported, and her mother, Francisca Oritz, and Silva as ...
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Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds joins the parody-protest anthem, ‘Don’t Use Our Song’
As the frontman for the superstar rock band formed in Las Vegas, Reynolds appears with such stars as Josh Groban, Michael Bolton, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Usher, Cyndi Lauper, Sheryl Crow and John Mellencamp. Lyrically, Reynolds states, “Don’t use your song; it just seems wrong,” “Why would Reagan be playing…
Nevada center stage at DNC Hispanic Caucus meeting
Nevada took center stage at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee’s Hispanic Caucus this morning, where panelists touched on a host of issues from immigration reform to ...
Sanders supporters demand apology at Nevada delegation meeting
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, a longtime Bernie Sanders supporter who has endorsed Hillary Clinton, attempted to preach a message of unity at the ...
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Divided America: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
Hillary Clinton and Mary Thomas have little in common, except for this: They both hope to add to the meager ranks of America's female elected officials come January ...
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Clinton's turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention
It's Hillary Clinton's turn. The Democratic National Convention opening today in Philadelphia is Clinton's chance to hit reset after a vigorous primary against ...
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Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening
onald Trump singled out France as one country he would subject to the "extreme vetting" he is proposing for those seeking to enter the United States, a move he says is necessary to deter attacks by people coming from countries "compromised by terrorism" ...
Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?
Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence. These are not fringe opinions. They are widespread views across the nation's bitter political divide. That means that on Nov. 9, the morning after Election Day, tens of millions of Americans will awaken to the realization that someone they loathe will be the 45th president of the United States ...
Democrats bedeviled anew by email as convention begins
On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind her steady leadership. To do that, she must overcome ...
Photo: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton,
Democratic convention viewer guide: Clinton asking voters for fresh look in Philly
The Democratic National Convention will have all of the usual hoopla and pageantry of such events. But at its essence, the convention is Hillary Clinton's opportunity to ask people to give her a fresh look and rethink any negative preconceptions ...

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