November 14th, 2007
08:45 AM ET
15 years ago

Las Vegas: Political boomtown

Watch Bill Schneider's report about Nevada politics.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (CNN) - What's new in Las Vegas? Everything - including the politics!

Las Vegas is a boomtown, literally. Take Tuesday night's giant implosion of the Frontier Hotel. It was the Las Vegas Strip's first themed casino. It went up in 1942 and came down at 2:30 a.m. (5:30 a.m. ET) Tuesday.

Elvis Presley and Siegfried and Roy made their Vegas debuts at the Frontier, and Ronald Reagan performed there.

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  1. Peter,Newton,Iowa

    So Bill, what do you want me to write here. You are in Nevada, I am in Iowa, do I even know what you ate for dinner? Well, I can only tell you what Obama said. Let those Republicans not try to swiftboat him because he will hit back hard! That is what's going around here in Iowa, what is happening in your neighbourhood?

    November 13, 2007 11:41 pm at 11:41 pm |