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Dina Titus

Nevada's Democratic race has grown surprisingly close, stakes exceedingly high

Nevada's Democratic race has grown surprisingly close, stakes exceedingly high

Hillary Clinton has done just about all it should take to win Saturday’s Nevada caucuses.

She began organizing early, visited the state repeatedly, hired some of its most talented political professionals and cultivated broad support from organized labor, Democratic leaders and the party’s grass roots.

But Clinton made one glaring mistake: She failed to take Bernie Sanders serious enough.

Most crucially, she allowed him to dominate the television airwaves in the state starting in December and continuing through his momentum-building performances in the first two contests in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Now Clinton’s once-sizable lead in voter surveys...

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