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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

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Campaign finance reports show another big haul for Hutchison
After raising $1 million between the June primary and early October, Lieutenant Governor candidate Mark Hutchison finished the month strong by bringing in an additional $319,000, according to a campaign finance report released today. The haul over the last three weeks amounts to about $15,000 raised per day for Hutchison, bringing his total campaign fundraising to $2.8 million.
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Challenger running Horsford ad featuring Obama in rural Nevada
Rep. Steven Horsford is getting free help sharing one of his newest political ads — from Republican challenger Cresent Hardy. In an attempt to rally North Las Vegas Democrats ...
Photo: State Sen. Justin Jones, left, (D-Las Vegas) talks
In swing district, it’s door-to-door race to win control of Nevada Senate
Ground zero for the Nevada state Senate looks like an average Las Vegas community. The neighborhoods are gated. The strip malls are ubiquitous. The cars range from mid-size sedan to luxury. The candidates of Senate District 9 ...
Photo: Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is not on the ballot Tuesd
On the national stage, Dean Heller quietly steps out of Harry Reid’s shadow
Standing on the royal blue carpet of the U.S. Senate chamber in cowboy boots, Republican Sen. Dean Heller looks every bit the Washington power broker as he swaps jokes and slaps backs with the most influential people in the city. Across the chamber, in a scene that plays out daily, Nevada's senior Sen. Harry Reid hunches ...
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Rep. Steven Horsford, once a sure bet, fights for his political life
As recently as two weeks ago, Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford appeared on his way to an easy victory in his first re-election bid to represent North Las Vegas and central Nevada in Congress. Now he's in the fight of his political ...
Three election takeaways on the final day of early voting
Boosted by a visit by former President Bill Clinton, Democrats have gained momentum in early voting turnout this week, but it still might not be enough to erase the Republican's early lead. In Clark County, Democrats turned out ...
Photo: Adam Laxalt shakes hands with Nevada Secretary of
Why Adam Laxalt is hanging on in his fight with Ross Miller for Nevada attorney general
The attorney general’s race was supposed to be a landslide for Democrats. Now, the race between Democrat Ross Miller and Republican Adam Laxalt is one of the nastiest this campaign season. Both candidates are descendants of Nevada political royalty. But ...
2nd Democratic Assembly candidate disqualified
A Democratic Nevada Assembly candidate has been declared ineligible for the Las Vegas-area seat he's seeking. Judge Michael Villani ruled Wednesday that Jesse "Jake" Holder doesn't meet residency requirements for ...
Photo: Vice President Joe Biden smiles during a round-tab
Vice President Joe Biden coming to Las Vegas to rally voters
Underscoring the trouble Nevada Democrats are in this election cycle, Vice President Joe Biden will be in Las Vegas on Saturday to try to get Democrats to the polls. Biden will attend ...
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Will Bill Clinton’s Las Vegas pep talk lift Nevada Democrats to victory?
Bill Clinton’s rally in Las Vegas was replete with praise for Democrats, jeers for Republicans and one clear message ...

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