Both parties rolling the dice in Nevada
October 17th, 2011
07:44 AM ET
3 years ago

Both parties rolling the dice in Nevada

Las Vegas (CNN) - Republicans and Democrats are holding conferences in Las Vegas this week and seven of the leading GOP contenders are participating in a CNN debate here Tuesday - evidence, activists in both parties say, that the state could play a pivotal role not only in the race for the Republican presidential nomination but also in the general election.

"Where Nevada goes so goes the presidency," Republican political consultant Robert Uithoven said noting the state's history of correctly choosing the eventual winner of the White House in general elections.

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  1. R

    Both parties rolling the dice. They must be playing craps. The name of that game would sum up their job performance and complete disregard for the middle class, hard working Americans; you know, the ones that actually get things done and make the hard choices. Don't tell me one side or the other is trying to fix things. They're both "owned" by those that have the money to influence them, not those that actually voted for our elected officials in the first place.

    October 17, 2011 08:41 am at 8:41 am |
  2. diridi

    Nevadans, just Vote Direct Democratic Ticket. Listen, I am a very highly educated. GOP does not care for you, it cares for "Rich, Corporate Greed, and Oil Companies". Not for you, Middle Class Nevadans, not for you Middle Class. Vote Direct Dem. Vote for this President only. Our Nation has gone thru hell all these thirty five years of GOP nasty rule., nasty tricks, nasty stuff without Health Care. Now nation is on right track. Tell three and tell them to tell three....God bless....Obama2012.

    October 17, 2011 08:53 am at 8:53 am |