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How the Nevada presidential caucuses work

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With a population of just 3 million, Nevada became one of the first four states in the presidential nominating process thanks to an effort a decade ago to add more diversity to the early voting calendar. Nevada is now a frequent stop for candidates in both parties, though it doesn’t draw nearly the amount of campaign traffic seen in Iowa and New Hampshire. A little history about the Nevada caucuses — which was held for Democrats on Saturday and will…

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Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz jostle to claim ‘alternative-to-Donald Trump’ vote

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Republicans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz battled to emerge as the true anti-Trump on Sunday as the billionaire businessman took an ever-so-brief break from his trademark braggadocio to say his drive for the GOP nomination isn’t unstoppable — yet. Fresh off a commanding victory in South Carolina, Donald Trump declined to say the nomination was his to lose. But he quickly went on to declare, “I’m really on my way.” Soon enough, in a television interview, he was toting up…

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Florida GOP using Hillary Clinton’s own words — OK, barks — to fact check her

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The Florida GOP is using Hillary Clinton’s own words — or in this case barks — as a way of fact checking her. In a new Republican Party of Florida video, Clinton is shown barking after clips of her making statements in the past. The video, according to a Florida GOP release, is meant to highlight why voters find Hillary Clinton “dishonest, untrustworthy and out-of-touch with the American people.” During a speech in Reno on Monday, Clinton barked like a dog.…

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