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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

Democrats, workers eye wage hike as Nevada economy grows
Democrats, low-income workers and union representatives argued Monday that lawmakers should raise state minimum wages 75 cents each of the next five years to match ...
More emotional debates expected at Nevada Legislature
Another lengthy, emotional debate on Nevada's minimum wage is one of several legislative hearings anticipated to rise above humdrum budget reviews this week. Nevada's minimum wage effectively matches the federal minimum. An hours-long hearing on the subject last week drew watchful eyes from across the state ...
Photo: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives Frid
As Trump makes foreign moves, Tillerson avoids the spotlight
Cautious, reserved and intent on avoiding the spotlight, former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson is proving to be everything his extroverted Oval Office boss is not ...
AP source: Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries
A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet. ...
What changing the fiduciary rule could mean for you
President Donald Trump's administration is working to dismantle a complex set of financial rules including the "fiduciary rule," which requires certain financial professionals to act in their clients' best interests when providing retirement advice ...
Photo: President Donald Trump speaks Feb. 16, 2017, durin
Trump embraces legacy of Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson's triumph in 1828 over President John Quincy Adams bears striking similarities to Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton last year, and some of those most eager to point that out are in the Trump White House ...
Americans on Presidents Day: Admiration, fear mark holiday
Today, the United States marks Presidents Day, a holiday that's taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and delight of others — upends traditional notions of the office ...
Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans
Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first."
London mayor: 'Cruel' Trump should be denied state visit
ondon's mayor says that President Donald Trump shouldn't receive a state visit in Britain because of his "cruel" policies on immigration ...
Graham: Trump must punish Russia for election interference
A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power ...

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