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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
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

Bill suspending prevailing wage headed to governor's desk
A bill that would allow school districts to build or repair buildings without paying construction workers the prevailing wage is on its way to Gov. Brian Sandoval for consideration ...
Photo: In this June 3, 2013, file photo, Nevada Assemblyw
Fiore defends campus carry bill against NYC ‘anti-gun nuts’
Republican Assemblywoman Michele Fiore squared off for the second time in three weeks against opponents of her controversial campus gun-carry bill, continuing the high-profile fracas over gun control in the Legislature. Fiore is sponsoring a bill, AB 148, that would allow concealed carry permit holders to take guns on college campuses, K-12 schools and ...
Two Republican assemblymen make up after altercation
A Las Vegas assemblyman who accused a fellow Republican of trying to intimidate him after he voted against a controversial education bill says the pair ...
Photo: Mayor Carolyn Goodman gives her annual State of th
Goodman talks tourism, cultural development, soccer stadium before Hispanic group
Mayor Carolyn Goodman, on the campaign trail for a second term in office, highlighted tourism and cultural development in an address to politically influential ...
Photo: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid talks about his
Why Reid wants Congress to delay Iran legislation
Key Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Harry Reid announced their opposition to fast action on a bill giving Congress final say on any nuclear deal with ...
Photo: Gov. Brian Sandoval talks with a group of Carson C
Sandoval signs emergency school construction bill
Within hours of the state Assembly passing an emergency bill to permit the construction of more schools, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed the measure into law ...
Bill would change overtime rules for lower-wage workers
Overtime pay is the subject of another legislative debate pitting employees against businesses. Lawmakers are working a bill that critics say ...
City won’t fight ballot initiative to nix stadium funding
The Las Vegas City Council voted today not to challenge a petition initiative blocking public funding for a downtown stadium, meaning voters will decide ...
Photo: Daniel Lawson, a lobbyist for the American Knife a
Bearing other arms: Lawmakers take stab at loosening knife laws
Politics:
It’s the other Second Amendment debate dividing the Legislature. And it has nothing to do with guns. ​Two bills aiming to relax current knife laws are raising new questions about the right to bear arms in a legislative session embroiled by gun legislation, setting up a battle between ...
Photo: Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman makes a few remark
On campaign trail, Goodman to rally for support from Hispanic group
Mayor Carolyn Goodman, on the campaign trail for a second term in office, is expected to rally for support Wednesday morning from a group of politically influential Latinos ...

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