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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
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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Crowd gathers to hear Trump speech in Las Vegas
With some gathering as early as 4 a.m., a crowd of hundreds of supporters gathered at the Mystere Theater at Treasure Island on the Las Vegas Strip to hear Republican frontrunner Donald Trump deliver a speech in what ...
Photo: Chairs line a wall of a main meeting room at the R
Rape Crisis Center expands to meet increased need
The organization has seen a 12 percent increase in calls to its hotline and a 23 percent increase in victims requesting assistance at hospitals.
Photo: President Barack Obama, accompanied by Pulitzer Pr
Rupert Murdoch suggests Obama isn’t ‘real black president’
Murdoch was praising Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson and his wife on Twitter Wednesday evening when he wrote: "Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly ...
Photo: In this Sept. 7, 2015, photo, Democratic president
Clinton subject to hack attempts from China, Korea, Germany
A document obtained by The Associated Press shows that Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server was the subject of attempted cyberattacks originating in ...
Photo: GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio is introduc
GOP hopefuls Donald Trump and Marco Rubio to take over the Strip
GOP presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Marco Rubio bring their showbiz connections to the Strip seeking to get voter support, as Nevada becomes the third state in the Union to hold its early Republican caucus voting Feb. 23.
Photo: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, 75, talks to re
Harry Reid files suit against exercise companies over eye injury
Less than a year after suffering an eye injury while exercising with an elastic band, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is suing the three exercise companies that manufacture the ...
Photo: Nevada Republican Party Chairman Michael McDonald
Nevada GOP chair resigning from deputy state treasurer post
Nevada State Republican Party Chairman Michael McDonald is resigning his post as a senior deputy treasurer in the state Treasurer's Office effective Friday, after less than three months on the job. Treasurer Dan Schwartz, who had been criticized for ...
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Republican front-runners Trump and Rubio bring campaigns to Las Vegas
The two campaigns have no plans to cross paths, but their schedules reveal much about their strategies to win. Rubio, hovering around 11 percent among Republican voters in national polls, will continue ...
Photo: In this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo a man leaves the
Uber driver suspended after caught giving ride outside app
Following a Nevada Transportation Authority finding that an Uber driver had transported a passenger without using the Uber application, the ride-hailing company took ...
Photo: In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, Zandy Hartig p
Senate panel probing Volkswagen’s use of tax credits
The Senate Finance Committee opened a probe Tuesday into Volkswagen's use of a federal tax credit intended for fuel-efficient cars as the company's emissions-rigging scandal ...

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