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5 things to expect at the first Democratic debate

At last, it's the Democrats' turn. After two formal Republican clashes, and some low-key sniping between candidates and their supporters, Democrats will get a chance to stand on the same stage to trade barbs and policy ideas at the CNN-sponsored debate at the Wynn Las Vegas Tuesday.

Reid extolls solar power, early caucus and Glass-Steagall

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid said marijuana shouldn’t be a Schedule I controlled substance, derided NV Energy for its approach to rooftop solar power generation and said he wouldn’t ask President Barack Obama to designate Gold Butte as federally protected land – but allowed that he may still make that request in the future.

Who's for whom in Nevada?

In an early caucus state, endorsements from local officials can mean a lot more than they do elsewhere. And that's undoubtedly why presidential campaigns are moving to lock up local support in Nevada: First, get some big-name surrogates on board. Second, create an aura of momentum.

Rumsfeld lays down rules in Las Vegas

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said the Iranian nuclear deal would increase funding for global terrorism, defended capitalism from attacks by both Democrats and Republicans and said America shouldn‘t try nation building in other lands.