Judge Dismisses Clinton-Backers' Challenge; Vegas Casino Workers Free to Caucus
Sen. Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, have spent the past couple days traipsing around the Golden State uncomfortably responding to allegations that their campaign is connected to a lawsuit brought last week by the Nevada teacher's union that would prevent casino workers from caucusing on the job.
Many casino workers and hotel employees are members of the powerful Culinary Workers Union Local 226, which endorsed Barack Obama. The Nevada Democratic Party designated nine casinos on the Vegas Strip as at-large precincts so that hotel workers would be able to participate in Saturday's caucus from the workplace.
Today, a federal judge in Las Vegas dismissed the teacher's union's challenge. But this contentious Vegas drama may not be so quickly forgotten thanks to the the fiery gem Slick Willie unleashed on an Oakland TV news reporter, which -- hello it's 2008 -- will forever be remembered, in context, thanks to YouTube (full clip available here):