Candidates schedule events around SEIU/CAP forum

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noneDemocratic presidential candidates scheduled to attend a forum held by SEIU and the Center for American Progress in Las Vegas Saturday, have announced other appearances while in Nevada later this week.

Warren will be at Bonanza High School in Las Vegas at 5 p.m. Saturday

O’Rourke will visit Carson City and Reno Thursday. At 11:30 a.m. Friday O’Rourke will speak at a Young Democrats Town Hall in the courtyard of the Greenspun Urban Affairs Building at UNLV, and at 4:30 p.m. he’ll be at a Democratic Party “Local Brews, National Views” event at 20 S. Water Street in Henderson.

The other candidates scheduled to be at the SEIU/CAP forum are Kamala Harris, Julian Castro and Amy Klobuchar, and John Hickenlooper.

Hugh Jackson
Editor | Hugh Jackson has been writing about Nevada policy and politics for more than 20 years. He was editor of the Las Vegas Business Press, senior editor at the Las Vegas CityLife weekly newspaper, daily political commentator on the Las Vegas NBC affiliate, and wrote the then-groundbreaking Las Vegas Gleaner, which among other things was the only independent political blog from Nevada that was credentialed at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. He spent a few years as a senior energy and environmental policy analyst for Public Citizen, and has occasionally worked as a consultant on mining, taxation, education and other issues for Nevada labor and public interest organizations. His freelance work has been published in outlets ranging from the Guardian to Desert Companion to In These Times to the Oil & Gas Journal. For several years he also taught U.S. History courses at UNLV. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, he was a reporter and then assistant managing editor at the Casper Star-Tribune, Wyoming’s largest newspaper.

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