The Madeleine Brand Show for January 31, 2012

What to expect from Saturday's Nevada caucus

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Lynn Coffin holds boxing hand puppets of former Speaker Newt Gingrich (left) and former Gov. Mitt Romney during a campaign event this week in Sarasota, Fla.

Las Vegas Sun columnist Jon Ralston joins the show to discuss the role of Nevada in deciding the Republican presidential nominee, and what Florida's decision will mean to Nevada voters.

Nevada’s largest newspaper, The Las Vegas Review-Journal, has endorsed Mitt Romney. But casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has put his weight behind Gingrich, donating more than $10 million to the pro-Gingrich super PAC Winning Our Future.


Jon Raltson is a political columnist for the Las Vegas Sun.

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