Biden shakes it up with 'Etch-A-Sketch' reference
October 18th, 2012
05:49 PM ET
2 years ago

Biden shakes it up with 'Etch-A-Sketch' reference

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) - Long before binders and Big Bird, the outsized catchphrase of this election was "Etch-A-Sketch."

Nearly seven months after the children's toy had its fifteen minutes of fame on the campaign trail, Vice President Joe Biden remixed it with a recent campaign trail moment and unveiled the new hybrid line about Mitt Romney's tax plan at a rally in Nevada.
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Filed under: 2012 • Joe Biden • Nevada
Poll: Nevada all tied up
October 11th, 2012
03:12 PM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Nevada all tied up

(CNN) - The race between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney remains tight in the battleground of Nevada, a poll released Thursday shows.

Obama has a two-point advantage over Romney, 47% to 45%, in the Suffolk University/KSNV poll. The difference is within the poll's sampling error of plus or minus 4.4 points.

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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada
Gore: Altitude threw Obama off (no, really)
Former Vice President Al Gore on a high-stakes debate stage himself in 2000, debating then-Gov. George Bush at the University of Massachusetts in Boston.
October 4th, 2012
01:50 PM ET
2 years ago

Gore: Altitude threw Obama off (no, really)

(CNN) - Former Vice President Al Gore's analysis of President Barack Obama's debate performance Wednesday: the Mile High City may be to blame.

Pundits and a CNN poll of those who watched the debate both found GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's showing to be stronger than Obama's, who some described as appearing tired and long-winded.
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Filed under: 2012 • Al Gore • Colorado • Nevada
...that's a big dam.
October 3rd, 2012
12:41 PM ET
2 years ago

...that's a big dam.

(CNN) - Whoops.

The White House let a little profanity slip via email on Wednesday, when the subject line of their daily photograph email misspelled the word dam. "Photo: Visiting the Hoover Damn," read the subject line of the email.

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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada • President Obama • White House
Obama takes field trip to the Hoover Dam
October 2nd, 2012
07:01 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama takes field trip to the Hoover Dam

Las Vegas (CNN) – For the second day in a row, President Barack Obama took an afternoon break from preparing for Wednesday night’s debate with a field trip. Tuesday's trip was a visit to the Hoover Dam.

The president’s motorcade drove 30 minutes to Boulder City, Nevada, where he stopped at the site of a heliport overlooking the Hoover Dam and the Colorado River Bridge

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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada • President Obama
It's immigration, stupid, say Latino voters in Nevada
October 2nd, 2012
09:49 AM ET
2 years ago

It's immigration, stupid, say Latino voters in Nevada

(CNN) – Marlene Monteolivo was a Democrat for many years, then a Republican. Now she's registered as a nonpartisan voter in Nevada who wants to support a candidate who will make the economy better.

The Colombia native, who works for a Las Vegas social services agency, says she's leaning toward GOP challenger Mitt Romney. She likes his business sensibilities.

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Filed under: Economy • Latinos • Nevada
Ann Romney touts her husband's softer side
October 1st, 2012
11:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Ann Romney touts her husband's softer side

Henderson, Nevada (CNN) – In her latest stop in a key battleground state, Ann Romney on Monday continued pushing hard for her husband's candidacy – by, once again, highlighting his softer side.

The wife of the Republican presidential candidate spoke to an audience of less than a thousand people at the Henderson Convention Center, about eight miles away from the hotel where President Obama is staying while he prepares for Wednesday night's first presidential debate.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ann Romney • Nevada • Presidential Debates
Obama: 'They're making me do my homework'
October 1st, 2012
07:24 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama: 'They're making me do my homework'

Henderson, Nevada (CNN) – President Barack Obama took a break Monday from his debate prep for a thank-you stop at one of his local campaign offices.

While visiting the South Henderson Obama for America office, he sat down to make calls to several campaign workers to thank them for their work. When asked how he was enjoying his debate preparation time in Las Vegas, he responded, "Basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. It's a drag," he joked. "They're making me do my homework."
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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada • President Obama • Presidential Debates
October 1st, 2012
02:05 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama in debate prep mode

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama is spending the next two days in Nevada gearing up for his first presidential debate of the 2012 campaign.

A senior campaign official tells CNN the president spent "some time" practicing Sunday night and then "reconvened" his sessions Monday morning.
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Filed under: Nevada • President Obama • Presidential Debate
Obama begins debate prep with Las Vegas rally
October 1st, 2012
01:21 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama begins debate prep with Las Vegas rally

Las Vegas (CNN) – President Barack Obama began his three-day debate preparation cram session by rallying voters at an outdoor event at a Las Vegas high school.

The president continued his campaign theme to create jobs, a key issue in the state of Nevada.

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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada • President Obama • Presidential Debate
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