Tag Archives: Nevada

CBS News: Sanders Campaign Plotted To Rig Nevada Caucus Tie-Breakers With Double-Sided Coins

In their dissection of the early days of the Sanders campaign, CBS News today delivered a fascinating revelation. They write: The landslide New Hampshire victory finally put the campaign in a different frame of mind. “It gave us confidence that we could fight,” says Jane Sanders. She calls the New Hampshire blowout “humbling, moving and surprising.” But then came Nevada, …

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NEVADA: Teen Arrested At Rally Tells Secret Service That He Planned To Assassinate Donald Trump

From the Las Vegas Review-Journal: The man arrested at a Donald Trump rally on the Strip over the weekend said he tried to grab a police officer’s gun so he could kill the Republican presidential candidate, according to a federal complaint filed Monday. Michael Steven Sandford, 19, was arrested Saturday at Treasure Island and later transferred to federal custody. He …

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DNC Calls On Both Campaigns To Denounce Behavior Of Sanders Supporters At Nevada Convention

Politico reports: Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said the committee is calling on the campaigns of both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to denounce the behavior of Sanders supporters at the Nevada Democratic state convention over the weekend. “We are deeply concerned about the troubling details laid out in the letter from the Nevada Democratic Party,” Wasserman Schultz …

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NEVADA: Chaos At Democratic Convention

Supporters of Bernie Sanders turned today’s Nevada Democratic Convention into a screaming mess. The Hill reports: Tensions were high at the Democratic convention in Nevada Saturday, with Bernie Sanders supporters demanding delegate recounts, booing Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and causing other disruptions, according to local media reports. Sanders supporters were angry over a voice vote that adopted a set of …

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Sharron Angle Is Running For US Senate Again [VIDEO]

From the Las Vegas Sun: Sharron Angle, who made a famously unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate in 2010, is running for the seat again. Angle filed late Friday in Carson City as a Republican candidate for the open seat of outgoing U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. Angle, a Tea Party darling, had faced Reid in 2010 after winning the GOP …

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REPORT: White House Vetting Moderate GOP Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval As Possible SCOTUS Nominee

From the Washington Post: Brian Sandoval, the centrist Republican governor of Nevada, is being vetted by the White House for a possible nomination to the Supreme Court, according to two people familiar with the process. Sandoval is increasingly viewed by some key Democrats as perhaps the only nominee President Obama could select who would be able to break a Republican …

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Trump Hugs Base: I Love The Poorly Educated! [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has thanked the poorly educated for his decisive victory in the US state of Nevada on Tuesday evening. He also celebrated securing the backing of the state’s Hispanic voters. Mr Trump secured a double-digit lead over his rivals, with nearly 44% of the vote. The billionaire real-estate mogul will now be looking …

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Trump Crashes Glenn Beck’s Speech For Cruz [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Donald Trump crashed the Nevada caucus location at which conservative talk show host Glenn Beck was speaking Tuesday night on behalf of Ted Cruz. MSNBC was broadcasting a live look at the caucus site, Palo Verde High School in Summerlin, when Trump suddenly showed up and made an impromptu speech of his own. “We are going to have …

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Trump Coasts To Easy Win In Nevada Caucus

And another third place finish for Ted Cruz. Via CNN: Donald Trump notched a resounding win in the Nevada caucuses Tuesday, channeling the roiling anger of Republican voters against the establishment and sweeping almost every category of the electorate to build his dominance in the delegate count. It was a stunning show of momentum for his campaign, one that made …

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Glenn Beck Is Fasting For Ted Cruz To Win Nevada

Yesterday Glenn Beck invited his followers to join him in not eating tomorrow so that God will see they are totally serious about wanting Ted Cruz to win Tuesday’s Nevada GOP caucus. After much mocking on his Facebook page, this morning Beck posted a response: Reading posts today proves the point that the Church is dead asleep. Since when has …

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Hillary Clinton Wins Nevada Caucus

Vox breaks it down: Clinton has won the Nevada Democratic caucus. That’s something that was expected for months — but it was suddenly thrown into doubt in the last couple of weeks, as Bernie Sanders appeared to surge in Nevada after a lopsided victory in the New Hampshire primary. Clinton’s victory sets her back on track before next week’s South …

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LIVE VIDEO: Nevada Democratic Caucus Results

At this writing Hillary Clinton has a slim lead over Bernie Sanders in the Nevada Democratic Caucus with about half of the results having come in so far. Embedded below is a bootleg live-stream of MSNBC’s coverage. Watch along with us and weigh in.

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NEVADA: State Democratic Party Threatens To Prosecute Anybody Who Votes In Both Party Caucuses

Yesterday several sites reported that a Nevada Republican group was encouraging members to vote against Hillary Clinton in the Democratic caucus on Saturday and then also vote in the GOP caucus on Tuesday. Today the Nevada State Democratic Party reacted by promising to prosecute voters who “violate the integrity of the caucus process.” From The Hill: “After reviewing Nevada law, …

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LAS VEGAS: County And Businesses Celebrate 5000th Gay Marriage With Gifts For Surprised Couple

The Associated Press reports: Clark County partnered with the Las Vegas business community to mark a local gay marriage milestone on New Year’s Eve. According to the county, Phoenix residents Ronald Bauman and Dumitru Alexeev received the 5,000th same-sex marriage license issued in Clark County since the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the constitutionality of gay marriage in the …

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NEVADA: GOP State Pol Michelle Fiore Volunteers To Shoot Syrian Refugees In The Head

Nevada GOP Assemblywoman Michello Fiore went viral in the last week with her holiday card which features every member of her family clutching guns. Today we learn that she would just love to “put a piece of brass” in the heads of Syrian refugees. Via Talking Points Memo: During her weekly show on Las Vegas radio station KWDN, Fiore discussed …

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Merry Christmas From The GOP

As the nation is wracked by mass shootings, GOP Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore decided it would be a fun idea to post a holiday photo in which every adult plus a young boy is holding or wearing a gun. The photo’s caption reads: “It’s up to Americans to protect America. We’re just your ordinary American family. – With love & …

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NEVADA: State Agrees To Pay Lambda Legal $615K After Losing Same-Sex Marriage Battle

Via the Associated Press: A Nevada board has approved a $615,000 payment to lawyers who successfully challenged the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The Nevada Board of Examiners voted Tuesday to pay attorney fees and costs to Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, which said it spent about 2,000 hours working on the case. The group originally sought more …

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NEVADA: Burning Man Organizers Threaten To Sue Quizno’s Over Hilarious Viral Ad [VIDEO]

This hilarious Quizno’s ad has racked up nearly 800,000 views in the last few days, but not laughing are the organizers of Burning Man. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports: The toasted sandwich company published a parody video, “Out of the Maze and into the Playa,” on YouTube earlier this week, a day after the weeklong utopian arts celebration in Northern Nevada’s …

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The Man Has Burned [VIDEO]

The Man burned in the Nevada desert on Saturday night. And so did something else. USA Today reports: Timothy Leary, the late father of LSD, was memorialized at Burning Man after a fantastic procession and burning of his ashes in the Black Rock Desert. It was a spectacle that not even he probably could have imagined, as actress Susan Sarandon …

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Live Stream: Burning Man 2015

A remote camera is slowing panning the playa at Burning Man, where dust storms occasionally will obscure your view. I imagine things will be more visually interesting after dark, but for now you can watch thousands of people navigate their bikes among the installations and art cars.  The Man burns tomorrow night and things wrap up for most on Monday.

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