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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.
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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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Southern Nevada viewers like what they see from their preferred candidate
Minutes after the first presidential debate ended, pollsters and pundits alike had, by and large, declared Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton its winner. But supporters from both camps watching ...
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Analysis: Devil's in the details — Clinton offers them, Trump doesn't
Any voter who hoped that a new version of Donald Trump would emerge during the debate portion of the presidential campaign will have to wait for St. Louis. In tonight’s debate, he offered ...
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Field of candidates for open legislative seats finalized before special session
The field is set with candidates hoping to fill Southern Nevada’s two open state legislative seats ahead of the stadium-related special session ...
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Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror
In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about ...
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Poll: Who won Monday’s Clinton-Trump debate?
The highly anticipated first presidential debate is upon us, pitting the methodical, disciplined Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton against the spontaneous, fast-on-his-feet Republican nominee Donald Trump. The debate, which starts at 6 p.m. and will run for ...
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Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate
Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt. The NBC News veteran is moderating his first general election debate, making him ...
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Poll: Most in U.S. frustrated over presidential race
Carol Jones knows what she wants to hear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discuss during their first televised debate: education and jobs. She's far from sure which candidate will earn her vote on Election Day. "All we see is the cat fighting," says the Shirley, Arkansas, retired substitute ...
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270
Hillary Clinton continues to hold advantages over Donald Trump in the states she would need to win the presidency in November, but Donald Trump has made gains in some battleground states ...
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Debate This! If Clinton vs Trump was a sporting event
Almost 46 years to the day after the NFL first staked a claim on Monday night, there's finally a better matchup on another channel. Hillary vs. The Donald. For years ...
Four storylines in competitive House races could shape the nation’s future
Is ticket-splitting making a comeback? Will national party targeting make a difference? Lots of ads will air, but will they make a difference? Can Republican candidates adjust to changing demographics?

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