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2008 Elections

2008 Caucus Trivia Game

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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

Disabled Las Vegas teen featured in new anti-Trump ad
A new digital ad features a 17-year-old cancer survivor from Las Vegas juxtaposed with presidential candidate Donald Trump appearing to mock a disabled reporter. In the ad, Dante Latchman says he “spent his whole life ...
Photo: In this Aug. 25, 2015, file photo, Republican pres
CNN hires fired Trump campaign manager Lewandowski
CNN snapped up former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski three days after he was fired, and he began his new career as ...
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After Supreme Court setback, immigration activists focus on elections
Saddened, disappointed, scared. Those are words Las Vegas immigration activists used to describe their emotions after a deadlocked U.S. Supreme Court today essentially deep-sixed President Barack Obama’s initiatives to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from ...
Photo: A poll released Wednesday, June 1, 2016, showed th
Ballot measures on energy, medical equipment draw support
ELECTION 2016:
Groups wanting to restore more favorable rates for rooftop solar customers, break up NV Energy’s monopoly and exempt certain kinds of medical equipment from taxation each submitted signatures in an effort to qualify their ...
Photo: A man watches the screens at a William Hill gambli
Brexit vote already has a winner: the gambling industry
Howe is standing inside a William Hill gambling shop near Westminster, home to the British Parliament. It is midday Wednesday, less than 24 hours before British voters will go to the polls to determine ...
Photo: Host Jon Ralston is shown during a taping of
PBS ends Nevada public affairs program hosted by Jon Ralston
PBS stations in Las Vegas and Reno say they'll no longer produce a nightly public affairs show hosted by political journalist Jon Ralston ...
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Trump starts summer push with crippling money deficit
Donald J. Trump enters the general election campaign laboring under the worst financial and organizational disadvantage of any major party nominee in recent history ...
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Deadline nears for initiative signatures to end NV Energy’s monopoly
Nevadans will soon know if they will have a chance to end NV Energy's monopoly and to restore lower rates for rooftop solar energy customers ...
Photo: A protester confronts a supporter of Republican pr
How to talk politics with anyone
With Nevada's swing-state status comes great responsibility. You can keep your opinions to yourself, sharing only with a couple of close friends and family members; you can blast them out boldly across the internet for all to see; or you can engage every stranger you meet to make sure they ...
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GOP’s Trump says U.S. should consider profiling Muslims
Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should "seriously" consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example of the Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting increasingly ...

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