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2008 Elections

2008 Caucus Trivia Game

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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

Ad slams lieutenant governor candidate Sue Lowden for Harry Reid donations
Mark Hutchison's campaign for Nevada lieutenant governor is taking on Republican primary opponent Sue Lowden for donating to Harry Reid in previous elections. The 60-second radio ad released...
Photo: Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, left, and U.S. S
Facts that disprove conspiracy theory about Harry Reid, Cliven Bundy and solar power
The conspiracy theory about Sen. Harry Reid started soon after the Cliven Bundy story went national. The theory: The Senate majority leader masterminded the takeover of Bundy’s cattle in Gold Butte to...
Photo: In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Begich
Defend ‘Obamacare’ unabashedly, some Democrats say
With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest ...
Photo: State Sen. Pat Spearman, D-North Las Vegas, talks
Las Vegas rally helps kick off nationwide effort to change gun laws
Las Vegas was one of 10 cities in the country with an Everytown For Gun Safety event to kick off a campaign to lobby mayors, governors and legislators to pass laws for comprehensive …
Photo: John Michael Schaefer, a candidate for Nevada stat
Nevada Supreme Court removes candidate from ballot over residency
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the removal of a state controller candidate from the June primary ballot because of his residency status. Justices unanimously agreed with a lower court ruling that...
Heck, challenger Bilbray-Kohn step up fundraising in House race
Taxes weren’t the only thing that needed filing on April 15; for those running for Congress, it was also the day to turn in the first election reports of the year. In the House ...
Photo: Passengers enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride near
LV City Council considers horse-drawn carriages, new downtown grocery store
Horse-drawn carriages could soon be circulating through downtown Las Vegas if the City Council signs off on proposed routes at its meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The council will also ...
Photo: Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R
Ron Paul weighs in on Nevada rancher’s standoff with feds
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul – a favorite among many conservative Nevadans – has weighed in on the showdown this past week involving Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government. Said Paul, “There’s two things that come out of this: one, when the American people …
Photo: A woman, center, is led away by a security team af
Feds charge woman accused of chucking shoe at Hillary Clinton
Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Clinton gave a convention speech. The trespassing and violence charges lodged...
Photo: President Barack Obama smiles as he prepares to sp
Is Barack Obama ‘black’? A majority of Americans say no.

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