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2008 Elections

2008 Caucus Trivia Game

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Game developed by: Sean Hellwig.

Data gathering, question creation and editing: April Corbin, Stephanie Kishi, Jenna Kohler, Matt Toplikar, Dave Toplikar, Andy Samuelson, Billy Steffens

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
http://www.buzzfeed.com/zekejmiller/romney-campaign-appears-to-exaggerate-size-of-neva
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

Candidate for Nevada office to withdraw amid extortion claim
A Reno Republican running for the Legislature said Wednesday he will end his campaign after alleging his online accounts were hacked and nude photos of him were sent to ...
Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country's then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder …
Clinton proposes new federal fund to combat Zika virus
As the Zika virus continues to spread, Hillary Clinton is proposing a new fund to improve the federal government's response to major public …
Photo: Republican Rep. Joe Heck and Democratic former Nev
Groups unleash new ads targeting U.S. Senate candidates
Two outside groups are up today with new ads attacking the Republican and Democratic candidates battling to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Harry Reid. One of the ads, from the Koch brothers-backed Freedom Partners Action Fund, launches ...
Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Clinton's, Obama's
Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famously hard-line GOP nominee softening …
Anti-pot initiative sponsor gives up Montana ballot effort
The sponsor of a proposed initiative to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law said Wednesday he won't appeal a judge's refusal to place the measure on November's ballot, but instead will focus on defeating …
Clinton sees Trump ties to "alt-right" dystopian ideology
Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a "disturbing alt-right" political philosophy that her campaign says presents "a divisive and dystopian view …
Photo: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid speaks during an
Reid: Not enough uneducated, white men for Trump in Nevada
Sen. Harry Reid says Donald Trump can't win in Nevada because there aren't enough "uneducated white men" for him to carry the western battleground state ...
Photo: GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump shows off
Mormon sensibilities in Nevada bristle at the thought of backing Trump
“I’m concerned about the message we send if we put a candidate at the top of the ticket whose campaign has largely been fueled by insults. Even if his policies are good, the character of our nation is ...
Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State
More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion …

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