Podcast

Capitol Weekly Podcast: Nevada Caucus Preview, with Roger Salazar

Then Sen. Barack Obama and Roger Salazar in Nevada, 2008

Democratic political operative Roger Salazar has worn many hats over the years, working high profile gigs for political heavyweights like VP Al Gore and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In 2008 Salazar headed to Nevada to help with the launch the then-new Nevada Caucus. Most won’t remember, but up until ’08, Nevada was a primary state; Roger worked that very first Caucus and learned firsthand exactly how much can go wrong. He sat down with Capitol Weekly’s John Howard and Tim Foster to chat about how caucuses work, what they look like from the organizational side and what to expect when The Silver State caucuses in just over one week.


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