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Interview: The Trump Train Stops In Reno

Oct 5, 2016
Robert Petersen

We're about a month away from Election Day and Reno just had a visit from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday. Our News Director Michelle Billman was there and she relayed the details to our host Steve Shadley. Let's take a listen. 

Hillary Clinton Campaign

A new poll shows Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton leading Republican Donald Trump by six points in Nevada.

Reno Public Radio's Noah Glick reports.

The Suffolk University poll looks at likely voters in this year’s election and shows Clinton ahead 44 to 38 percent. In the same poll conducted in August, Clinton led by two points.

The biggest change is among women voters in Nevada, a group that now favors the former Secretary of State by 15 points.

First year UNR student Evelyn Galvan.
Jennifer Gallagher

Senator Tim Kaine has been speaking both English and Spanish while campaigning as the Democratic vice-presidential candidate. When he recently stopped in Reno for a rally, attendees were surprised that he did not use those bilingual skills.

Kaine did discuss several issues important to the Latino community, including immigration and women’s healthcare, but attendees like Evelyn Galvan would have welcomed the use of Spanish as well. Galvan is a freshman at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a fluent Spanish speaker whose parents emigrated from Guadalajara, Mexico.

Noah Glick

Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Tim Kaine spoke to a few hundred people Thursday during a campaign stop at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Our reporter Noah Glick was there and has this story.

Gloria Steinem is in Reno to promote her new book, but she also stopped by the Latino Research Center at the University of Nevada, Reno Tuesday. Our News Director Michelle Billman reports.

Steinem spoke with about two dozen first-generation Latina students at UNR to campaign for Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton. She says this is the first election she's seen that could be swayed by their vote.

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In the battleground state of Nevada, Republican Donald Trump is now slightly leading Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House. That’s according to a new poll by Monmouth University.  Our reporter Anh Gray has the details.

Trump leads Clinton 44 to 42 percent and continues to be ahead with mostly white and male voters.

Alexa Ard

With 70 days until the election, both presidential candidates are putting more face time in battleground states. Late last week, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump made their first visits to Northern Nevada since the February caucus. To get the latest, our reporter Julia Ritchey sat down with the Reno Gazette-Journal's political reporter Seth Richardson.

Donald Trump headlined a private fundraiser last Friday in Stateline, Nev., on Lake Tahoe. Richardson staked out the event, which was closed to press, and heard from those inside that it was a fairly typical speech. 

Clinton Sharpens Rhetoric, Tethers Trump To Alt-Right

Aug 26, 2016

Hillary Clinton made one of the most pointed speeches of her campaign in Reno on Tuesday, accusing Donald Trump of embracing the ideologies of hate groups.

Clinton had originally planned to come to Reno to talk about jobs and the economy. But she changed her mind after listening to voters who are worried about the incendiary tone of Donald Trump's campaign.

"Everywhere I go, people tell me how concerned they are by the divisive rhetoric coming from my opponent,” she said. “And I understand that concern, because it's like nothing we've heard before."

Julia Ritchey

Hillary Clinton gave a fiery speech in Reno today, accusing her opponent of embracing fringe groups and racist ideas. 

Clinton told a crowd at Truckee Meadows Community College that Trump has legitimized groups that prescribe to racist philosophies and conspiracy theories.

"From the start, Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia," she said. "He is taking hate groups mainstream, and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican party."

Clinton, Trump Visits Show Nevada Still Up For Grabs

Aug 22, 2016
Julia Ritchey

Both presidential candidates are scheduled to make stops in Northern Nevada this week. As Reno Public Radio Julia Ritchey reports, the two campaigns see the state as up for grabs.

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