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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: Political director Michelle White speaks about the
Sisolak's chief of staff credits North Carolina university for start in politics
Michelle White's journey in politics to become the new chief of staff for the governor of Nevada started in a set of classrooms ...
Photo: Marijuana is displayed at a Las Vegas area dispens
Nevada Dispensary Association responds to state audit showing possible tax loss
The audit found that around $500,000 in tax revenue could have been lost over a six-month period due to discrepancies between seed-sale tracking logged in a state database and ...
Nevada bill aims for reporting of undocumented transfers
A Nevada bill seeks to require police departments to tell lawmakers how many undocumented people they transfer to federal authorities. Almost a dozen Democrats in the state Assembly have ...
Photo: In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel
Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to AG Barr
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over ...
Photo: President Donald Trump speaks during an event in t
Republican Jewish Coalition: Trump to speak at Las Vegas meeting
The Republican Jewish Coalition says President Donald Trump will address the group's annual leadership conference in Las Vegas on April 6. The group's ...
Photo: Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman delivers her State
A beginner's guide to Las Vegas' spring elections
It’s election season in Las Vegas, and dozens of candidates are competing for spots on the City Council and in the Mayor’s Office. With three council seats open and Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Councilman Cedric Crear up for re-election, the makeup of the city’s most powerful governing body is expected to change significantly this summer. In the primary election April 2, six mayoral candidates will ...
Interior boss order aims to protect U.S. public land access
Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the ...
Energy secretary may speed plutonium removal from Nevada
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto says Energy Secretary Rick Perry has committed to expediting the removal of weapons-grade plutonium it secretly shipped to ...
Photo: Customers smoke marijuana in the smoking lounge at
Las Vegas won’t approve marijuana lounges — for now
The campaign to bring marijuana lounges to Las Vegas isn’t over, but it has been postponed until May at the earliest. The Las Vegas City Council voted down a measure ...
Photo: In this Sun file photo, former Rep. Ruben Kihuen,
Outcry over Ruben Kihuen’s bid for city council seat overshadows race
There are seven candidates running to represent Ward 3 on the Las Vegas City Council. State Assemblywoman Heidi Swank is asking residents to vote for any of them except one. Swank founded the political action committee “No Means No, Ruben,” a group of politicians and community organizers rallying against ...

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