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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: A man displays medical marijuana after making a pu
Tight Nevada testing rules constrict supply of medical marijuana
With Southern Nevada's first dispensary now open after months of red tape, medical marijuana cultivators are facing growing pains as they grapple with ...
Photo: Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Gov.
Christie tells Fallon he might ‘go nuclear’ in next debate
Chris Christie says he's thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate. The New Jersey governor tells late night TV host Jimmy Fallon Monday that he's thinking of ...
Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley
Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday that he disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the traditional Alaska Native name ...
Photo: Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval presents his proposed b
Suit filed to stop Nevada tax repeal effort
A group that supports Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $1.3 billion tax increase filed a lawsuit today to block efforts to repeal the law ...
Photo: Kanye West accepts the Video Vanguard Award at the
Kanye for 2020? White House welcomes rapper’s political bid
West claimed he would run for president while accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday ...
Nevada Supreme Court to hear lawmaker’s defamation lawsuit
Can a politician make a false statement about his opponent in an election campaign and then claim freedom of speech when hit with a defamation suit? The Nevada Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday ...
The Iran nuke deal would be OK if …
where I stand:
Today I find myself in a similar position to that which caused my dad to knowingly and unflinchingly violate the laws of the United States in the ...
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Walker: More Iraq combat, not more troops
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle East.
Clinton challenge a rough road for Biden
The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out this past week's meeting of the Democratic National Committee.
Photo: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wav
Trump courts tea party voters in Nashville
Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third-party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday. "I think over the next couple of weeks you're going to see some things that are very interesting," Trump said after ...

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