Democratic White House hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., right, speaks with nine-year-old Melanie Weyrich during a campaign event Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks to supporters during a rally in Las Vegas, NV, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. (Wade Vandervort/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

LAS VEGAS — Nineteen Democrats hoping to be the next president are in Nevada Saturday to win support from labor unions that hold sway in the state that will cast the first votes in the West in next year’s primary.