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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

Photo: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks
Harry Reid moves to ensure nuclear dump stays dead
Amid action in Congress to intensify the fight against Islamic State militants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid found time Tuesday for an issue closer to home: ensuring that ...
Photo: In this Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, Cali
Lawmaker resigns after being sentenced for lying about residency
State Sen. Rod Wright submitted his resignation Monday after he was sentenced last week to three months in jail for lying about where he lived when ...
Northern Nevada lands bill passes House, heads to Senate
A sweeping lands bill for Northern Nevada that had a bleak outlook just a few months ago passed the House of Representatives with unanimous support Monday. Thought for dead much of this year, legislation to create ...
Photo: David Koch, Executive Vice President of Koch Indus
Expect more attacks from Dems on billionaire Koch brothers
Senate Showdown:
In seven weeks, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he will still run the U.S. Senate. The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in the Nov. 4 election, and Reid is ...
Photo: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton s
Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation
With speculation on a White House run in overdrive, Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to Iowa Sunday to pay tribute to the state's retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign.
Don’t get duped by an inaccurate poll
It matters how survey questions are phrased and who is asking them.
Photo: Surrounded by lawmakers and staff members at the C
Three reasons watchdog group says Tesla deal is bad for Nevada
A watchdog group today criticized Nevada's tax deal with Tesla Motors as one-sided in the car maker's favor and called one provision "a scheme we have never seen before." Greg LeRoy has tracked corporate subsidies ...
Photo: Mark Amodei speaks at a victory party in Reno, Nev
Q+A: Voters’ guide for the District 2 election and Mark Amodei
In the midst of news of a massive Tesla factory coming to Northern Nevada, the region’s voters will decide this fall whether to re-elect ...
Photo: Sen. Aaron Ford, D-Las Vegas, left, questions econ
Clark County Democrats vow to bring back film tax credits in 2015 session
After gutting nearly 90 percent of the state's film tax credit today, Nevada lawmakers signaled they will push to revamp it in 2015. The film tax credit was a passion project for ...
Photo: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, left, and Nevada Gov.
Sandoval promoted Tesla’s education payment, but it’s left out of bills
When he presented the Tesla deal, Gov. Brian Sandoval announced that the electric car maker would send $37.5 million to Nevada's public schools. The education contribution was a way ...

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