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2008 Elections

2008 Caucus Trivia Game

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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

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Inslee rallies with young climate activists in Las Vegas
Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee on Friday praised young people rallying for action on climate change as he joined a Las Vegas demonstration on a day of climate rallies around the world. The Washington governor, who has staked his 2020 bid for the White House on a climate change-focused message, said ...
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Amendment removes right of counties to license marijuana lounges
The governor’s bill creating a Cannabis Compliance Board to oversee the legal marijuana industry advanced through committee today, carrying with it an amendment ...
Bill expanding suicide prevention training deserves lawmakers' support
Even up close, he looked happy and cute, like many of the other 9-year-olds in his fourth grade class. He giggled. Played soccer at recess. He seemed content, sporting a big smile, definitely was not withdrawn or angry, or so ...
Democrat says justice reform bill changes to lower savings
A leading Nevada Democrat says amendments to a sprawling criminal justice reform bill are expected to cut the state's projected prison savings by about ...
Photo: In this April 13, 2006, file photo, an underground
House spending panel ditches pro-Yucca Mountain amendment
Nevada lawmakers helped beat back the latest effort to restart the licensing process necessary to build a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain north of Las Vegas. Democratic Rep. Dina Titus says ...
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Defense lawyer loses bid to get judge to kill Nevada's death penalty
A state court judge rejected a bid by a defense lawyer to declare Nevada's death penalty unconstitutional because the two most powerful lawmakers in the Legislature are ...
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Amendment would let counties license marijuana lounges
Almost a week after the introduction of a bill to create a statewide Cannabis Compliance Board, Nevada lawmakers heard a proposed amendment to give counties the ...
Photo: Karina Provost leads a chant during a rally in sup
Nevada Assembly approves pro-choice rewrite of abortion law
On the heels of a wave of anti-abortion legislation approved in some states, the Nevada Assembly today passed a measure to decriminalize abortion and to remove some ...
County OKs $1.8 million to combat homelessness
Clark County commissioners today unanimously approved a resolution to allocate nearly $1.8 million in marijuana business license fees to help the homeless. The action is part of ...
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Commissions, weights and overhauls: Explaining Democrats’ new education funding proposal
Nevada Legislature:
If Senate Bill 543 — the Pupil-Centered Funding Plan — becomes law, it will be the first serious revamp of the state’s education funding apparatus in more than …

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