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Conservatives, Political Figures Attend A Nevada Fundraiser

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Conservative officials and political figures descended on a northern Nevada ranch for the 4th annual Basque Fry fundraiser hosted by Republican Attorney General Adam Laxalt.

Saturday's cookout at a ranch in Gardnerville about an hour outside of Reno offered GOP officials and rising stars on the political right a chance to mingle with voters and Nevada politicians over traditional Basque dishes like deep-fried lamb testicles.

The event raised money for the Laxalt-aligned Morning in Nevada PAC, which gives money to conservative candidates and causes, and will likely help boost enthusiasm for Laxalt's own campaign for governor.

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Adam Laxalt is the grandson of former Nevada governor and U.S. Sen. Paul Laxalt and comes from a family of Basque immigrant sheep herders who settled in Nevada.