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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

Photo: Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oc
Conservative think tank attacks NV Energy plan to build new power plant
The Beacon Hill Institute, a conservative think tank backed by the Koch brothers, released a report Monday condemning a new, $1 billion natural gas plant proposed by ...
Photo: Workers remove the Ten Commandments monument from
Workers remove Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol
A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was being removed late Monday and will be transported to a private conservative think tank for ...
Photo: Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown answers a question concern
California governor signs right-to-die legislation
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation's most populous state to take their own lives, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to ...
Photo: Democratic presidential candidate former Maryland
In Las Vegas, O’Malley blasts GOP: ‘You’d think they want to replace the Statue of Liberty with a big fence’
The CNN debate in Las Vegas could be the make-or-break event that sinks or bolsters the White House dreams of the former Maryland governor, who doesn’t have ...
Photo: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid speaks to report
Reid touts need for tighter gun control, calls Republicans ‘puppets’ of NRA
Sen. Harry Reid delivered an impassioned speech on the Senate floor today in which the minority leader called for background checks to curb gun violence. Reid said he has started reaching out to senators and discussing ...
Photo: Senator Ted Cruz makes a point while being questio
Nevada Assembly Majority Whip Jim Wheeler backs Ted Cruz
Nevada Assembly Majority Whip Jim Wheeler announced today that he is backing Ted Cruz for president after the candidate he previously supported ...
Photo: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ch
Jason Chaffetz, who has made career confronting establishment, puts name in for House speaker
One-time college placekicker Jason Chaffetz wants to boot Republican House leaders off their path to promotions. Chaffetz declared Sunday that he's running to replace retiring House Speaker John Boehner, even though Boehner has chosen Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as his successor, and upend the would-be GOP leadership slate.
Photo: Smith-debate
Presidential debates as seen in Smith’s World
Cartoonist Mike Smith shares his take on some of the candidates as October debates approach.
Photo: Eric Trump hosts a party at Trump International Ho
Youngest Trump talks hotel, politics and dad
Eric Trump toggles his time between Las Vegas and New York as a top-level executive at Trump International and the highest-ranking official at Trump International Las Vegas. He also juggles responsibilities as ...
Former Nevada Gov. Bob List endorses Marco Rubio
Former Nevada Gov. Bob List is endorsing Marco Rubio for president after the first candidate he backed dropped out of the race. List announced Sunday that he would support the Republican senator from Florida, calling Rubio a ...

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