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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

Meet the top 5 donors to Nevada state political campaigns
A well-connected Republican PAC, casinos and a gun control group funded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg were among the top five entities that ...
Photo: Texas Gov. Rick Perry answers questions during an
Judge refuses to toss Perry case on constitutional grounds
A Texas judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Rick Perry on constitutional grounds, ruling that criminal charges against ...
Photo: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves his office
New York Assembly speaker to vacate post amid criminal charges
Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges ...
Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Accusing Republicans of “declaring war on immigrants,” U.S. Rep. Dina Titus took to the House floor today to blast Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s go-it-alone plan to join a lawsuit to ...
Photo: Danny Thompson, executive vice treasurer of the Ne
Union says it won’t stand by as GOP attacks collective bargaining
Republicans are attacking working families with their proposals to upend collective bargaining in Nevada, Danny Thompson, executive vice treasurer of the Nevada AFL-CIO, said at a press conference this morning. Thompson’s words come as some state lawmakers ...
Photo: Gov. Brian Sandoval acknowledges a guest in the ga
Activists take first steps to recall Assembly Republicans
A conservative activist and anti-tax firebrand has helped organize three political action committees with the goal of recalling Nevada Assembly Republicans that he says haven't come out strongly enough against the governor's proposed tax increases. The move by Chuck Muth came as ...
Anthony seeks to unseat Las Vegas mayor over stadium deal
Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony launched his bid today to unseat Mayor Carolyn Goodman over her support for a publicly funded downtown soccer ...
Photo: President Barack Obama listens at right as U.S. At
Gaming lobby entering debate on Obama’s pick for attorney general
Seeking a federal crackdown on illegal gambling, the gaming industry’s leading Capitol Hill lobby is wading into the debate over President Obama’s pick to be ...
Assembly Democrat Harvey Munford mulls going independent
A longtime Nevada Assembly Democrat says he's considered leaving his party's caucus and going independent. The 74-year-old said he might sit out in the chamber "and tell them all to go to hell" ...
Photo: U.S. Sen. Harry Reid back at his office on Capitol
Sen. Harry Reid recuperating at home after eye surgery
Sen. Harry Reid was released from the hospital this afternoon after undergoing three and a half hours of surgery in hopes of restoring vision in his injured ...

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