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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: Immigration activists protest outside Nevada Attor
Despite court ruling, immigration advocates still optimistic for Obama’s deportation relief plan
President Barack Obama's deportation relief directive was dealt another blow in federal court today, but immigration advocates in Nevada say they remain hopeful that the plan will overcome ...
Photo: Congresswoman Dina Titus makes a few remarks durin
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus won’t run for Harry Reid’s Senate seat
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, widely believed to have been contemplating a bid to replace outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, announced plans to run for re-election ...
Revived bill would allow concealed guns at Nevada colleges
Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a revived proposal to allow permit holders to bring concealed guns onto college campuses. Republican Assemblyman James Oscarson ...
Photo: Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., left, and Rep. Dan New
Jury still out on Hardy’s shoot-from-the-hip style
Surprise winner of 4th Congressional District plays with fire in public speaking engagements
Cresent Hardy’s win was unthinkable a year ago. His victory over Democratic incumbent Steven Horsford was one of the most surprising outcomes of November’s midterm elections, when Nevada Democrats watched in horror as the state switched from blue to red. But Hardy, like other Nevada GOP candidates, managed to ...
Veterans upset by presidential debate on Iraq War
Veterans of the Iraq War have been watching in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distance themselves from the decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country.
Photo: This Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, photo taken in Newark,
Nevada lawmakers give green light to measure allowing Uber to operate
After a rocky ride, a bill regulating companies like Uber gained approval from the Nevada Senate and Assembly early ...
Photo: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid walks back to hi
Senate clears trade measure backed by the White House
In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown ...
Photo: President Obama works the crowd after a speech on
After president’s promise in Las Vegas, still no deportation relief in sight
Obama’s speech at Del Sol High School marked the beginning of a political and legal battle that left potential beneficiaries in limbo with ...
Legislature passes bill aimed at cracking down on squatters
The Nevada Senate has passed a measure that would make it easier for homeowners to take their houses back from squatters ...
Photo: Economic analyst Jeremy Aguero testifies on a new
Nevada lawmakers comb through Sandoval’s revised tax plan
Here's a look at how Sandoval's new proposal, which is projected to raise an additional $524 million over two years and was discussed in a hearing Thursday, will affect ...

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