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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

New ads take aim at U.S. Senate candidate Cortez Masto
A Koch brothers-backed group announced today it is shelling out $1 million for television and digital ads targeting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto. Two ads highlight ...
Poll: Needing to win, Cruz trails Trump in Indiana by 15 points
Donald Trump is leading Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas by double digits in Indiana, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll, an ominous sign for Cruz going into the crucial primary there …
The Latest: Trump: Voters ‘fallen out of love’ with Cruz
The latest on the 2016 presidential campaign ahead of Tuesday's high-stakes Indiana primary (all times Eastern Daylight …
The latest: Trump predicts win, with or without united GOP
The latest on the 2016 presidential campaign ahead of Tuesday's high-stakes Indiana primary (all times Eastern Daylight …
Big names say 'don’t pick me’ to join Trump as running mate
It’s a time-honored tradition for politicians to deny any interest in the vice presidency. But this year, with the possibility of Donald Trump as the Republican nominee, they really …
Time for lawmakers to look over NSHE’s shoulder
EDITORIAL:
At some point over the past dozen years, the regents who were elected to oversee Nevada’s public colleges and universities began falling …
Photo: John Rosado, of Phoenix, signs in to select delega
Trump backers upset over Arizona GOP convention loss
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at Saturday's Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers …
GOP race shifts California's political fault lines
The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump …
Relative paid $170K for Senate campaign work
An Indiana Senate candidate who has railed against out-of-control government spending paid his brother-in-law nearly $170,000 to manage the finances of his congressional campaign. The relative worked as a car salesman and actor but had no experience …
Photo: Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
The inside story of how Hillary Clinton changed the election on visit to Rancho High
Nearly a year ago, Hillary Clinton spoke to young undocumented immigrants and their families at Rancho High School, where 40 percent of ...

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