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Hillary Clinton returning to Nevada, scene of ugly 2008 primary battle

Hillary Clinton returning to Nevada, scene of ugly 2008 primary battle

In the long, bitter campaign fight between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, few states witnessed as much rancor as Nevada. The state's 2008 Democratic caucus, scheduled early in the race to boost its influence, yielded a federal lawsuit, a fight between labor unions, charges of voter intimidation and accusations of prejudice, among other bricks that were heaved between the battling candidates and their backers — including a livid President Clinton. Fittingly, the contest ended in a split decision, with Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote and Obama claiming the most nominating delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Against that contentious backdrop,...

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