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Nevada Primary

Jason Linkins

Nevada Getting An Early Jump On 2016 Primary Hijinks | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

The months before the presidential primary season are typically replete with stories about the early primary states -- Iowa, New Hampshire, South Caro...

Nevada: How The West Will Be Won

Maribel Hastings | Posted 04.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Maribel Hastings

This year Garza anticipates that while many Hispanic Democrats will stay loyal to their party, others will continue to register as independents--the largest swing group of voters that may decide the election.

Is Gingrich Still Viable? It Could Hinge on Colorado and Minnesota

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

If the Anyone-But-Romney forces can find a way to unite, it's probably not too late to pull off an upset. But if Romney sweeps the next several races, his momentum will be overwhelming. Look to Minnesota and Colorado on February 7 to make the decisive difference.

Newt Brags About Carrying 'The Tea Party People'

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

RENO, Nev. — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday sought to put a positive spin on his defeat in Florida's primary as he...

Candidates Worried About Voter Fraud In Nevada

AP | By CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- This was supposed to be the Nevada GOP's year of redemption, a chance for Republicans to have a prominent role in picking a challenger fo...

We Are All Nevadans

Arnie Reisman | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Arnie Reisman

What happens in Vegas goes everywhere. But wasn't there once talk about sin and degradation -- and gambling falling in there somewhere? Or was that just a subtext in The Music Man? How can gambling be sweeping the nation, a nation of evangelicals and fundamentalists?

Why New Hampshire's Threat To Move Its Primary To December Is No Bluff | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

Here is a warning to Nevada: Talk of New Hampshire setting our First-In-The-Nation Presidential Primary in December isn't a bluff, and it has some adv...

Nevada GOP Gambles On Making Caucuses Count

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Nevada Republicans are gambling that they can turn this swing state best known for showgirls and cowboys into a major player in pick...

Nevada Primary Tie Settled With Card Game

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The 10 of clubs wasn't quite good enough. That's what Carl Moore Sr. drew Thursday in the tiebreaker between two rural Neva...

Sam Stein

Sharron Angle Floated '2nd Amendment Remedies' As 'Cure' For 'The Harry Reid Problems' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sharron Angle, the Tea Party candidate turned Republican primary winner in Nevada, has taken heat for a number of extreme affiliations and policy posi...

Why Today's GOP Winners Are Already Losers

Nathan Daschle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Daschle

After tripping over themselves to appeal to the Tea Party, these candidates will have to walk a tightrope that won't alienate the radical right while appealing to moderates. We believe they'll fall off.

No More Mr. Nice Guy: Obama Mocks Hillary In Stand Up Routine

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — The White House campaign has brought a new act to Vegas. Democrat Barack Obama tried to use humor to cut down rival Hillary Rodham ...

Dems Set To Debate Tonight In Nevada

Las Vegas Review-Journal | Molly Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If Nevada's last Democratic presidential debate was a Vegas boxing match, tonight's is an Old West duel. Three candidates remain in serious contentio...

Sam Stein

Pro-Obama Flier Urges Republicans To Switch Parties To Block Clinton | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A campaign flier created by a precinct captain for Sen. Barack Obama urges Nevada Republicans and independents to switch party affiliations "for a day...

Obama Campaign Co-Chair Questions Hillary's Tears

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tears are now officially an issue in Campaign 2008. Obama's national campaign co-chair, Jesse Jackson, Jr., just went on MSNBC and appeared to qu...

Obama Campaign Rakes In the Dough After Iowa

The Hill | Klaus Marre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's (D-Ill.) presidential campaign is raising contributions at the rate of $1 million a day so far this year, campaign manager David P...

Woman Who Made Clinton Cry Voted For Obama

Political Radar | Kate Snow and Jennifer Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The woman whose empathetic question -- "how do you do it?" -- sparked uncharacteristic emotion Monday from Sen. Hillary Clinton ended up voting for Se...

The Weekly Standard's Latest Dewey Moment

Salon | Glenn Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the cover for this week's issue of The Weekly Standard, excitingly available on newsstands now. Here, once again, we encounter the renowned ju...

Did Edwards Slip Help Clinton In New Hampshire?

Political Wire | Stuart Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While some will suggest that Sen. Hillary Clinton's New Hampshire victory can be traced to her emotional comments shortly before the primary, and othe...

Nevadans Not Gung-ho Over Early Caucus | Anjeanette Damon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the latest RGJ poll, we asked 600 likely Nevada voters how likely they were to attend their party's caucus. Nearly 40 percent said they may not or will not attend.