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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

Photo: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money — and Obama
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial support of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate, a polite but pointed contest that marked ...
Cortez Masto says Clinton is the ‘champion Nevadans need’
Senate candidate and former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto today endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president, a little more than a week before ...
Photo: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
Clinton: Don’t penalize solar customers by changing rules
Nine days before the Nevada Democratic presidential caucuses, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is jumping back into the debate over solar energy. Clinton today said she favors an amendment introduced by Sens. Harry Reid and Angus King to regulate rate changes for utility customers who get credits for ...
Photo: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
Presidential candidates rated for stances on gaming
Politics:
The American Gaming Association gave only two presidential candidates, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a “green light” for their stances on gaming in ...
Photo: Republican presidential candidate businessman Dona
Who’s polling well in Nevada? Here’s why that’s difficult to answer
Beyond pundit projections and conventional political wisdom, it's hard to gauge how Nevada might alter the 2016 presidential race — at least due in part to the limited number of polls conducted ...
Photo: Volunteers at a campaign office for Hillary Clinto
Nevada looms as battleground for Clinton and Sanders
The Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada were supposed to be an afterthought: lost in the shadows of high-profile battles in Iowa and New Hampshire, fought in a state far off in the West ...
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Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina
Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination.
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New Hampshire: Proof Trump’s bravado is his best asset
Donald Trump began his Republican presidential campaign by labeling Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals. He's since profanely promised to bomb Islamic State fighters. He's endorsed using …
Sandra Bland’s mother to campaign for Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton will campaign next week with the mother of Sandra Bland, the Chicago-area woman who was discovered hanged in her jail cell three days after being pulled over for a routine traffic stop …
Photo: Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, r
Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for president
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina ends her bid for the Republican nomination for president ...

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