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Nevada Caucus and the Month Ahead

Monday, February 06, 2012

It was another decisive victory for Mitt Romney as he easily took Nevada this weekend. Things appear to be looking up for the on-again, off-again Republican front-runner. This month's Primary schedule favor the former Massachusetts governor. But with a long road ahead to the Republican National Convention in September, it's still possible that Romney's key GOP antagonist Newt Gingrich could regain his momentum.

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Opinion: GOP Should Worry About the Moguls Endorsing Their Candidates

Friday, February 03, 2012

You’d think that Republican voters would be concerned about Gingrich’s connections to the sinful Las Vegas gambling industry. Or Mitt Romney's endorsement from the guy who's catch phrase is "You're Fired!" But they sure don't seem to be.

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Track: Nevada Caucus Results

Friday, February 03, 2012

The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 16 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of Nevada’s eight types of county – from the wealthy Monied Burbs to the rural agricultural Tractor Country counties. It will fill in with data as the results from the caucuses come in.

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Explainer: Your Guide to the February GOP Caucuses

Friday, February 03, 2012

The caucuses over the next few weeks are a little, well, meh. But the local gatherings, and their turnout, will give us some sense as to the mood of the party base in a very different set of states.

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The Takeaway

What's Next for Newt Gingrich?

Friday, February 03, 2012

Current polling has Mitt Romney ahead in Nevada. The primary schedule for February (not to mention lack of debates) leaves Newt Gingrich at a severe disadvantage. Is there any time left for Newt to get his momentum back? Where does the campaign go from here and will Gingrich really stay in the race until the Republican National Convention as he's repeatedly promised?

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The Takeaway

Looking Ahead to the Nevada Caucus

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The next stop for GOP presidential hopefuls is the Nevada caucus on Saturday. Unlike contests in the East and Midwest, the Silver state's largely libertarian voters are less interested in social issues and religion and more concerned with gun reform laws, jobs, education and immigration reform. The latter point is particularly tricky: while Latinos generally don't participate in caucuses, they make up 15 percent of the general election's voters.

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