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  1. vision 2020
    The Iowa Caucuses Aren’t Going Anywhere. Get Used to It.Complaints about Iowa’s unfair influence tend to miss that it’s already ceded a bit of power, and creating a new system is exceedingly difficult.
  2. the urbanist
    A Chef’s Guide to Las VegasOff-Strip dining, a secret downtown speakeasy, and a neon-sign museum.
  3. vision 2020
    The States Trump Might Plausibly Aim to Flip in 2020There are no states that look like ripe fruit for Trump, though Minnesota, New Hampshire, Maine, Nevada, and maybe Virginia are possibilities.
  4. electoral college
    Nevada Governor Vetoes National Popular Vote Bill for Some Stupid ReasonThe bill “could diminish the role of smaller states like Nevada in national electoral contests,” the governor said, stupidly.
  5. vision 2020
    Caucuses Aren’t King on the Democratic Campaign Trail AnymoreTen states will move toward primaries, and it should boost turnout in 2020.
  6. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Need 2016 Support Levels to Win Lots of DelegatesThe 15 percent minimum threshold for winning delegates will make it easier for front-runners like Sanders and Biden to hog them.
  7. state legislatures
    West Virginia Leads States With Boys’ Club LegislaturesSome states, like Massachusetts (bad) and Georgia (relatively good), defy partisan stereotypes on legislative gender balance.
  8. politics
    Nevada Becomes First State With Women-Majority LegislatureIt really was the “year of the woman” at the state legislative level.
  9. politics
    The Nevada GOP Shunned Republican Pimp Dennis Hof, Then He DiedThe state party plans a push to get Hof elected, even though he died earlier this week.
  10. Primaries Set Up Big General-Election BattlesFrom a wave of Democratic woman in Virginia to a shot at a GOP Senate seat in Nevada, the June 12 primaries set tables for a November banquet.
  11. GOP Could Get Even Trumpier in June 12 PrimariesThe primaries range from big gubernatorial fights in South Carolina and Nevada to open House races in Virginia to ranked-choice voting in Maine.
  12. The Right (and Wrong) Lessons to Take From Doug Jones’s Win in AlabamaBe careful of over-interpretation by partisans. But Jones’s win shouldn’t be under-interpreted, either.
  13. Heller’s Hamlet Act on Health Care Bombing Back HomeFor a long time Dean Heller looked likely to thwart his party’s drive for health-care legislation. Then he flipped back, but the GOP failed anyway.
  14. Governors Blast ‘Skinny Repeal.’ Could That Cost the GOP a Key Senate Vote?Senator Heller suggested he’d stand by Nevada’s Republican governor, coming out against the Senate bill.
  15. O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After Nine Years in PrisonA four-member parole board voted unanimously to set Simpson free as soon as October.
  16. O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years in PrisonA four-member parole board voted unanimously to set Simpson free as soon as October.
  17. wake and bake
    Here Come Weed-Infused Coffee PodsThe best part of waking up is now 50 milligrams of THC in your cup.
  18. Nevada Is Considering a Revolutionary Health-Care ExperimentGet ready for “Medicaid for all.”
  19. Once-in-a-Decade Storm Slams California and NevadaThe “pineapple express” — so named because it brings moisture from Hawaii — is wreaking havoc.
  20. Harry Reid Says the DNC Was ‘Worthless’ Under Debbie Wasserman SchultzThe Democrats’ departing Senate leader tells some hard truths about the party’s state-level struggles.
  21. Trump Sues Nevada for Letting Too Many Latinos Vote. The Judge Was Not Pleased.Trump claimed that early-voting hours were unlawfully extended at a Mexican grocery store, and wanted to learn the names of the poll workers involved.
  22. If Early Latino Voters Win Nevada For Clinton, Trump’s Path to Win Gets NarrowHillary Clinton has a big lead in early voting in the battleground state.
  23. early and often
    New Polls Show More Trouble for Trump and the GOPClinton is up 12 points in the first poll conducted after the final debate, and the biggest red state in the country may be coming within her reach.
  24. Clinton Takes Lead in Post-Debate Polls of 4 Battleground StatesCrushing Trump in a nationally televised debate seems to be paying off.
  25. The Grudge Match to Succeed Harry Reid — and Control the SenateThe Senate Democratic leader is retiring, and his bitter enemies the Koch Brothers are trying hard to deny him a chosen successor.
  26. last night on late night
    Full Frontal Takes On Bernie Sanders’ SupportersThis is probably going to get a lot worse before it gets better, huh?
  27. the environment
    As America’s Largest Reservoir Hits Record Low, a Dam Debate ReturnsNow that the Colorado River basin’s water supply is drying up, should we consider undoing some of America’s greatest engineering feats?
  28. Bernie Sanders and the DNC Are Fighting AgainDays after Sanders supporters got violent in Nevada, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is calling the campaign’s response “unacceptable,” while Team Bernie accuses her of “throwing [undue] shade.”
  29. Sandoval Declines Supreme Court ConsiderationThat was fast.
  30. the national circus
    The GOP Is Still in Denial About Donald Trump — and Ted Cruz, TooWishful thinking among the Establishment won’t change what South Carolina reaffirmed: Those guys aren’t going anywhere.  
  31. liveblog
    Liveblog: South Carolina and Nevada VoteWatch the results come in with Daily Intelligencer.
  32. Clinton Escapes Nevada, Licks Chops for Next RoundSanders’s strong performance among Latinos and continued domination of the youth vote are good signs for him later — but not right away!
  33. early and often
    Key Nevada Union Won’t Endorse Either DemocratThe labor organization is saving its political energy for the general.
  34. Move to Missoula If You Want to Survive the Zombie ApocalypseResearchers at Cornell University advise staying away from Pennsylvania if you want to hide when the world ends.
  35. gross racists
    Nevada State Assembly Won’t Be Run by a Racist, Sexist Homophobe After AllSorry, Ira Hansen.
  36. jerks
    New Nevada Assembly Leader Is a Racist HomophobeMeet Ira Hansen.
  37. gross racists
    Racist Libertarian Hero Cliven Bundy Is Back With a Bizarre Campaign Ad For a third-party candidate.
  38. scary things
    Las Vegas Shooters Bragged About Taking Part in Bundy Standoff [Updated]Neighbors said that the couple was known for their anti-government and racist views.
  39. equal rites
    Vegas Wedding Chapels Will Soon Officiate All Ill-Advised MarriagesNevada gives up the fight to ban gay marriage.
  40. early and awkward
    Nevada Assemblyman Should Steer Clear of Slavery HypotheticalsBad way to make a point.
  41. shootings
    Nevada School Shooter’s Parents May Be ChargedIf he got the gun from home.
  42. shootings
    Two Dead, Two Wounded in Nevada School ShootingThe gunman was reportedly a student.
  43. equal rites
    Lawmaker Comes Out During Gay Marriage Debate“I’m black. I’m gay.”
  44. the donald
    Seven Other Things Donald Trump Has Taken Credit ForHe thinks he’s responsible for Mitt Romney’s win in Nevada.
  45. the primary dance
    Nevada Pushes Primary Back to February 4Hopefully will keep New Hampshire from jumping to December.
  46. master debaters
    Three Things to Watch for in Tonight’s Millionth GOP DebateWestern theme!
  47. early and often
    In Defense of FloridaWhy they SHOULD be pissed about the primary calendar.
  48. early and often
    Nevada Congressman Dean Heller Will Replace John Ensign in the SenateWill Sharron Angle replace Heller in the House?
  49. john ensign
    Senator John Ensign ResignsEffective May 3.
  50. early and often
    Nevada Senator John Ensign Won’t Run AgainThe Republican hasn’t had the best press the past couple of years.
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