By MAGGIE HABERMAN for POLITICO – The female-candidate recruiting group EMILY’s List will hold its third “Madam President” town hall in Nevada, a key presidential battleground, with a range of speakers including White House aide and Priorities USA adviser Bill Burton.
The event is the latest in a series of town hall-style forums in early presidential states — the last two were Iowa and New Hampshire.
The participation of Burton comes at a moment when Priorities, the pro-President Obama super PAC that Burton used to formally advise, is regrouping as an effort supporting Hillary Clinton. Priorities and EMILY’s List are part of a network of outside groups building early infrastructure ahead of a potential Clinton candidacy.
Burton, who “was there when we made history in 2008” with Obama, said there’s an urgency in doing so again with a female cand