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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: Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic pres
Biden looks to Nevada to help burnish his standing as front-runner
Joe Biden has targeted the Silver State, increasing his staffing here earlier this year as he and his campaign work to bring his message to Nevada Democrats and …
Photo: Astrid Silva, Executive Director of Dream Big Neva
Las Vegan can’t vote, but 2020 Democrats want her support anyway
One of the most sought-after presidential endorsements in a key early voting state is from a woman who cannot vote. As Democrats jockey for support in Nevada ...
Photo: Democratic presidential candidates South Bend, Ind
Nevada’s importance on display at Democratic presidential event in Las Vegas
The event was a chance for candidates to make rapid-fire pitches to voters in the months before the February caucuses. Nevada is the ..
Democrat Edwards wins reelection in conservative Louisiana
Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s …
Photo: Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid smiles du
Reid: House Democrats have made a ‘pretty good case’ so far for impeachment
Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid recently sat down with the Sun in his Bellagio offices to discuss a wide range of topics, including the impeachment proceedings against …
State officials working on energy regulations
State officials are working to implement regulations for a number of energy initiatives passed during the 2019 legislative session. In the first meeting of the ...
Photo: Secretary of Energy nominee Dan Brouillette smiles
Trump’s pick for energy boss answers Nevada’s nuke concerns
President Donald Trump’s pick to become the next U.S. energy secretary pledged Thursday to uphold his predecessor’s promise to begin removing weapons-grade ...
Fresh into 2020 race, Deval Patrick to speak in Las Vegas on Sunday
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will make one of his first appearances as a presidential candidate in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Patrick, who jumped into ...
Photo: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sand
Bernie Sanders working to win moderates, Latinos in Nevada
Bernie Sanders is courting voters in Nevada who might not be very politically engaged, as well as moderate Democrats and Latinos, the Vermont senator’s campaign said Thursday. Sanders’ senior ...
Photo: The Capitol is seen in Washington, early Friday, N
Voters say Congress needs to curb drug prices, but are lawmakers listening?
Nearly 8 in 10 Americans say the cost of prescription drugs is unreasonable, with voters from both parties agreeing that reducing the cost of prescription drugs should be one of Congress' top priorities ...

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