Nevada

UNLV Purges Yosemite Sam-Style Mascot

In 1983 the University of Nevada-Las Vegas replaced its Confederate mascot with a mountain man bearing a striking resemblance to Yosemite Sam. The cartoonish mustache and complete lack of Confederate garb, however, were not enough to save him from administrators, who last week removed a statue of the mascot following student complaints about its “racist roots.”

BERN IT DOWN: Sanders Torches the Establishment, Cruises to Victory in Nevada Caucus

LAS VEGAS — Lesson learned. Attend a Democratic caucus with a beard on your face, and everyone there will naturally assume you represent the Bernie Sanders campaign. You'll be tempted to say yes, because it always feels good to win in Vegas. Because on this otherwise normal Saturday in the epicenter of capitalism, a 78 year old socialist has claimed victory, and laid waste to the Democratic Party.

How Tara McGowan Became the Elizabeth Holmes of Politics

She said she could give Democrats a Silicon Valley upgrade. But are her plans made of glass?

Tara McGowan on C-SPANIt's been more than two weeks, and we still do not know who won the Iowa Democratic caucus. In the days since the start of that historic catastrophe, news reports have blamed the Iowa Democratic party's inaccurate figures on a smartphone app developed by Shadow, Inc., a "progressive" technology firm. Shadow, in turn, has been linked to a non-profit, ACRONYM, out of which has spun a complex network of private and public entities through which millions in Democratic dark money courses.

BLOOMBERG BOX WATCH: ‘Mini Mike’ Qualifies for Democratic Debate in Nevada

All eyes on diminutive mayor after Trump exposes box plot

Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor trying to become the shortest individual elected president since the five-foot-seven William McKinley in 1896, will finally get the chance to stand up to his Democratic rivals on the debate stage. It remains to be seen what sort of contraption the multibillionaire will deploy in an attempt to conceal the truth about his diminutive stature.