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Obama's Going To Vegas

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama plans to visit Las Vegas next week on the first trip outside Washington of his second term. Obama made numerous ...

Obama Looks To Machine In Key State

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- It's people like Paul Prekop who make Nevada a maddeningly difficult state for President Barack Obama to lock down, and who give Republic...

Mitt Romney Releases New Ads In Ohio, Nevada, Targeting Obama's Economic Record

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign released three new ads on Friday targeting President Barack Obama's economic record, two of the spots tailored to swing states ...

Like GOP, Obama Taking Aim At Key 2012 States

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Even without a Democratic challenger, President Barack Obama is planning an aggressive role in early primary states. His operatives...

Obama Praises Economic Stimulus Bill At 100-Day Mark

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LAS VEGAS — President Barack Obama on Wednesday hailed solar energy as a cost saver for a major Air Force base, one stop on a Western trip devot...

Jim Gibbons Blasts Obama's "Hypocrisy" For Turning Down Meeting

Las Vegas Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Jim Gibbons said today that President Obama has denied his request to meet with him in Las Vegas later this month. The governor had sent the pre...

Poll: Obama Up In Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With less than a week of campaigning left, Democrat Barack Obama is holding stable or growing leads over Republican John McCain in Nevada, North Carol...

Rural Nevada Dems Come Out Of The Closet

Ryan Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ryan Rivera

ELKO, Nev. -- When Mable Kite decided to get involved in a political campaign for the first time in her life, she jumped right into the deep end. She ...

Record Nevada Turnout for Both Parties

AP | BRENDAN RILEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Voters showed up in record numbers for Saturday's presidential caucuses in Nevada, surprising Democratic and Republican organizers w...

Judge Dismisses Nevada Caucus Challenge

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — A union with ties to Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton failed in court Thursday to block the state party's plans to hold caucuses at s...

Clinton And Obama Camps Trade Charges Of Nevada Foul Play

Washington Post | Shailagh Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Apparently the adage "whatever happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" doesn't apply to politics. Tensions between the Obama and Clinton campaigns escalated...

Nevada Judge Allows At-Large Precincts

Campaign Diaries | Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Nevada judge has ruled in favor of the Nevada Democratic Party and against the lawsuit that sought to ban the at-large precincts. There is no need t...

Obama Camp: Nevada Caucuses "Discredited"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: New releases from the Obama campaign: Statement from Barack Obama: "We're proud of the campaign we ran in Nevada. We came from over twenty-...

Bill Clinton Defends NV Caucus Lawsuit, Mayor Tries To Drag Him Away From Exchange

New York Sun | Josh Gerstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a stop in Oakland this afternoon, President Clinton vigorously defended a lawsuit challenging Nevada's decision to permit casino workers to join pr...

Analysis: Momentum Shifts to Clinton

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FLORISSANT, Mo. — Momentum moving her way, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton must change focus to the tough battle in South Carolina where rival B...

Ad: 'Hillary Clinton Does Not Respect Our People'

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The radio ad aired by one of Obama's labor allies re-injects ethnicity into the Democratic primary contest in sharp terms. "Hillary Clinton does not ...

Clinton Hits Obama For Calling GOP The "Party Of Ideas"

New York Daily News | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton just whacked Barack Obama after he had something complimentary to say about Republicans, in this case that they where the party of ide...

Obama Aide: Clinton Is 'Prohibitive Favorite' In Nevada

Washington Post's The Fix | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Nevada caucuses are still three days away, but the battle over what the eventual results will mean began in earnest this afternoon when The Fix re...

Clinton-Friendly Teachers Union Files Lawsuit To Stop Vegas Strip Caucus Voting

The Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So a Clinton-backing teachers union is suing to block elements of the caucus system designed to embrace Vegas strip workers -- largely members of the ...

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...

Obama: I'd Be A Bad "Chief Operating Officer" As President

Reno Gazette-Journal | Anjeanette Damon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama freely admits he doesn't have the experience to run a bureaucracy. But he's banking on the fact voters...

Arizona Governor To Endorse Obama

Associated Press | Paul Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano is endorsing Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination for president, The Associated Press has learned. Napolitano pla...

Update: Obama Describes Himself As Part-Timer

NY Times | Janny Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was something improbable about the new guy from Chicago via Honolulu and Jakarta, Indonesia, the one with the Harvard law degree and the job tea...

Kerry Attacks Clinton Over Experience, Healthcare

Las Vegas Sun | J. Patrick Coolican | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sun columnist Jon Ralston breaks some news about Obama coming back Sunday and Monday. Also, Sen. John Kerry, who endorsed Obama today, cold-called Ral...

Observant Jews Effectively Barred From Nevada Caucus

Faith In Public Life | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We've been drawing attention this week to the fact that the media-sponsored exit polls in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary only asked Repub...