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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

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After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home
Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled ...
Photo: Left,  Las Vegas City Council Ward 2 Councilman Bo
Las Vegas City Council candidates spar over housing at shuttered golf course
Candidates for one of the Las Vegas City Council’s two contested seats squared off in a live debate on KNPR 88.9-FM on Thursday. In Ward 2, incumbent Bob Beers is being challenged by retired Air Force Col. Steve Seroka. The focal point of the race has ...
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Report outlines steps to revive Yucca Mountain repository
Federal officials say restarting the Yucca Mountain repository project would require rebuilding capacity at the Department of Energy, among other steps, according to a report published in April and made public today. The U.S. Government Accountability Office says a variety of factors could impact the amount of time it would take to resume and finish the licensing process for the ...
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Nevada lawmakers approach final deadlines of session
The final days of Nevada’s legislative session are approaching, with lawmakers under deadline pressure to act on bills. ...
Nevada mandates body cameras on all police officers
All police officers in Nevada must wear body cameras beginning next year under a bill Gov. Brian Sandoval signed Thursday, becoming the second state to respond to ...
Sandoval to decide whether to force insulin price disclosure
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will decide whether to impose the nation's strictest disclosure rules on pharmaceutical companies with a bill focused on make public the price, profits and middlemen surrounding ...
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Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter
President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the U.S. West without the requirement that buyers guarantee the ...
Photo: Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson opens the Legislat
Senate hears bill on voting rights for felons in Nevada
Assembly Bill 181 would generally restore the right to vote and serve on a civil court jury to people convicted of nonviolent felonies.
Photo: Early voting starts Saturday.
What's still up for grabs in the municipal general election
A breakdown of runoff races in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson.
Weighted funding will send millions to needy Nevada students
Unexpected state revenue and a bipartisan consensus to provide need-based education funds are converging at the Nevada Capitol with a deal to send tens of millions more dollars to Nevada public schools. State Superintendent Steve Canavero has negotiated ...

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