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Nevada Caucuses

  1. obits
    Harry Reid and the Power of PersistenceReid’s unlikely climb to power and his record as Senate Democratic leader were a testament to his determined loyalty to his party and his state.
  2. politics
    Despite Iowa-Caucus Debacle, 2024 Process Probably Won’t ChangeThe earlier impetus for change among Democrats angry at the 2020 Iowa-caucus meltdown seems to be fading as the party has bigger problems to address.
  3. politics
    Iowa and New Hampshire Won’t Be Knocked Out of FirstDespite constant complaints, the difficulty of changing the primary and caucus calendar will likely keep the early states in place for 2024.
  4. elections
    Despite Iowa’s Caucus Meltdown, the Old System May SurviveA year ago, it seemed likely that the debacle would cost Iowa its privileged spot. But now plans for 2024 are murky, and the status quo could prevail.
  5. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Never Had a Chance Without Non-White VotersMayor Pete’s inability to appeal to a diverse base of support led him to the exit before a full demographic humiliation on Super Tuesday.
  6. vision 2020
    The Final Results of the Last Iowa Caucus Ever Are InButtigieg and Sanders had a split decision, but the uncertainty over one metric for victory extended Iowa’s agony. The system will never be the same.
  7. vision 2020
    Bye-Bye, CaucusesWyoming’s April 4 contest may be the last-ever authorized Democratic presidential nominating caucus.
  8. democratic primaries
    Nevada Results 2020: Live UpdatesEverything you need to know about the Nevada caucuses, including vote totals — when available — and Bernie Sanders’s path to victory in the state.
  9. vision 2020
    No, You Drop Out: Why Bernie’s Rivals Are All Stubbornly Staying in the RaceAnti-Sanders moderates generally agree that the field needs to shrink for anyone else to have a chance, but no one is ready to walk away.
  10. vision 2020
    The Murky Path Out of Nevada for Candidates Not Named BernieBiden’s still not quite dead, and others have long shots left, but it’s going to be tough to take down the new front-runner.
  11. vision 2020
    Bernie Wins Big in Nevada CaucusesThe other candidates’ order of finish remains unclear, but Sanders exceeded high expectations.
  12. vision 2020
    What to Expect From Nevada’s CaucusesSanders is the heavy favorite, but the order of finish for the rest of the field may matter a lot — assuming we have quick returns.
  13. vision 2020
    Key Moments From the Democratic Debate in NevadaWarren soared, Buttigieg and Klobuchar quarreled, and Bloomberg had a target on his back.
  14. vision 2020
    Key Nevada Union Decides Against Endorsing Any Presidential CandidateDespite tensions between the powerful Culinary Union and Sanders supporters, Biden couldn’t snag an endorsement, which is a bad sign for him.
  15. vision 2020
    How Do the Nevada Caucuses Work?Nevada’s caucuses are very much modeled on Iowa’s, with a new “early caucusing” wrinkle, and more lead time to head off reporting chaos.
  16. vision 2020
    How to Watch the Democratic Debate Tonight in NevadaEverything you need to know to tune into the ninth primary debate, the first to feature billionaire candidate and former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg.
  17. democratic debate
    Mike Bloomberg Will Be on the Debate Stage This WeekThe billionaire businessman will finally have to face tough questions from moderators and attacks from his Democratic rivals.
  18. vision 2020
    Polls Show Bernie Sanders Way Ahead in NevadaOne poll showed Sanders 19 points ahead of the next leading candidate, with 66 percent support among likely Hispanic voters.
  19. election reform
    Sometimes Slow Election Results Are Good for DemocracyWe have no birthright to instant election results, particularly when a slow count reflects greater access to the ballot.
  20. vision 2020
    De Blasio To Endorse, Campaign With, SandersIt’s unclear whether this was the mayor’s idea, or Bernie’s, but he’ll be back on the campaign trail in Nevada.
  21. vision 2020
    Why Biden’s Candidacy May SurviveHe’s been left for dead by many observers, but Nevada and especially South Carolina could revive him in time for Super Tuesday.
  22. vision 2020
    Here We Go Again? Fears Spread of Iowa-Style Chaos in Nevada Caucuses.On top of some of the same problems Iowa had, Nevada is introducing early caucusing without an obvious way to calculate results.
  23. vision 2020
    Which Democratic Presidential Candidates Will Survive Until Super Tuesday?It could be lots of candidates, or just two or three, depending on what happens in Nevada and South Carolina.
  24. vision 2020
    Nevada Tries Early CaucusingEssentially using ranked-choice voting, early participants can simulate the two-stage alignments and realignments of regular caucusgoers.
  25. vision 2020
    Who Could Breach Joe Biden’s ‘Firewall’ in South Carolina?Biden’s plan to rely on African-American voters in the Palmetto state no longer looks that secure.
  26. vision 2020
    If There’s an Anybody-But-Bernie Movement, Who Will Lead It?There are already alarms going up about Bernie Sanders sweeping the first three 2020 contests. But late-primary challenges don’t seem to work.
  27. vision 2020
    You Can’t Reform the Presidential Nominating Process With WishesWe don’t really have a unified system for nominating presidential candidates, so systematic reforms aren’t easy.
  28. vision 2020
    Why the Iowa Caucus Could Have Three Winners This YearUnder new transparency rules, we’ll see popular-vote totals plus delegate estimates, allowing several candidates to spin the results as a win.
  29. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Facing Home-State HeartburnKamala Harris’s once-plausible path to the Democratic nomination is very rocky now. Maybe she’d be smart to pack it in before losing her home state.
  30. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Bump Leads to Candidates Griping About Iowa AgainYou hear complaints every cycle, but fears that Iowa and New Hampshire will bleach the field or give an undeserved boost to Mayor Pete are rising.
  31. impeachment
    Could a Long Impeachment Trial Derail the Senators Running for President?If a Trump trial happens in prime presidential caucus-and-primary season, candidates could be imprisoned in the Senate.
  32. vision 2020
    Warren Overtakes Biden for Lead in National PollsFor the first time, the former veep’s not leading in the RealClearPolitics national polling average.
  33. vision 2020
    A Fresh Batch of Polls Has Good News for Tulsi, Bad News for BernieGabbard’s now on the debate stage for October, guaranteeing two events, and polls show Warren pulling well ahead of Sanders in early states.
  34. vision 2020
    Iowa Gets ‘Satellite Caucuses’ After DNC Nixes ‘Virtual’ PlanThe new system is a lot like the old one but with some additional caucus sites, like the ones Nevada provided for hotel and casino workers.
  35. vision 2020
    Can Biden Lose the First Two States and Still Win the Nomination?Nobody’s done it before, but it’s possible, albeit perilous. Biden’s much stronger in Nevada and South Carolina.
  36. vision 2020
    DNC Kills ‘Virtual Caucuses’ Over Hacking FearsThe hackability of a telephone-based virtual caucus system led to second thoughts about the system, leaving two states and many candidates in limbo.
  37. vision 2020
    Surging in Polls, Elizabeth Warren Now Has a Path to the NominationShe’s got a long way to go, but for the first time, there is a plausible scenario for Warren to get a one-on-one competition with Biden and win.
  38. Cruz and Rubio Played Smart Nevada Politics — and Got Waxed AnywayTrump doesn’t bother to customize his appeal for any particular place, and that could help him a lot in the blizzard of March primaries.
  39. Marco Rubio Loses to Trump by 22 Points in Nevada, Says Trump ‘Underperformed’Marco Rubio may not be good at winning primary elections, but he’s the all-time master of the expectations game.
  40. early and often
    Donald Trump Wins Chaotic Nevada GOP CaucusRubio takes second place, edging out Cruz.
  41. early and often
    There’s Just One Winner in Nevada: Donald TrumpRubio fans will crow over second place, if that holds, but Trump’s win was too big for much talk about anyone else.
  42. The Long (But Not Impossible) Odds of a Rubio Upset TonightTrump’s the favorite, and don’t count out Ted Cruz. But Rubio may have an ace in the hole.
  43. Hillary Clinton Wins the Democratic Caucus in NevadaAnd for Sanders, what happened in Vegas probably won’t stay in Vegas.
  44. 6 Takeaways From the Entrance Polls of the Democratic Race in NevadaThe race looks tight.
  45. Hillary Clinton Reaches for Nevada’s Heartstrings in New AdThe way to a Latino voter’s heart is through her tear ducts. Or so Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders seem to believe.
  46. Polls: Clinton’s Firewall Is Containing the BernAnd the Donald is still trumping the GOP field.
  47. Nevada Caucuses Lack of history, sparse polling, and a lot of different possibilities add up to a puzzling political event.
  48. Gingrich in Nevada Last Night: Romney Is the ‘George Soros-Approved’ CandidateVows “we will go to Tampa” and fight the whole way there.
  49. Resounding Win for Romney in Nevada [Updated]Gingrich is losing his base and maybe his billionaire supporter too.
  50. NYT: ‘Rumors Swirl’ About Gingrich WithdrawalGingrich spokesperson: NYT “unfit for print.”
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