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Summer Fry Fest Brings Tasty Funds for Nevada GOP

More than 2,000 Republicans mingled over Basque delicacies in between political speeches at the third annual Basque Fry in Nevada.

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A life-long republican, Barbara Stedman, of Incline Village, Nevada, attends the 3rd Annual Basque Fry republican fundraiser in Gardnerville, Nevada on Aug. 26, 2017.

The event was hosted by the political action committee of Adam Laxalt, the current Nevada attorney general, at the Corley Ranch. Many of the attendees were from the northern part of the state, where Republicans are often more conservative than their counterparts in more populous cities like Las Vegas.

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Patriotism accompanied by brats, sausages and fried lamb testicles were among some of the Basque delicacies at the fundraiser.

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The Fry fest was held at Corley Ranch and attended by over 2,000 Nevada Republicans.

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Senator for Nevada Dean Heller, center right, takes pictures with attendees. The Nevada Republican is widely considered the most endangered Senator up for re-election in next year's midterm cycle.

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Many GOP members sat together and discussed state and national politics over sausages and fried lamb testicle.

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Republican party candidates and support groups set up information booths as well.

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Clare Price, center, of Incline Village, Nevada, looks on during the national anthem.

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Republican Senate candidate, Danny Tarkanian, center, speaks with constituents. In the primary, Heller is facing Danny Tarkanian, a perennial candidate with a famous last name who is touting his total support for the president.

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Ali Khamenehpour, of Piedmont, California, wears his Trump autographed hat which was bought off a campaign website during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Attendees wore a combination of western wear and stars and stripes at the republican fundraiser.

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Attendees of the Fry Fest pause for food and shade.

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Ronald Solomon, of Las Vegas, Nevada, sought shelter from the blistering sun to enjoy his Basque sausages.

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Friends Pam Bergamini, left, of Gardenerville, Nevada, and Leslie Burnside, of Minden, Nevada, check their food tickets.

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Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, whose political action committee put on the event, speaks to the large crowd at the fundraiser.

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Attendees listen to Adam Laxalt speak.

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Former Director of the Clark Co. Republican Party Jericha Deaux, of Las Vegas, poses in patriotic stripes.

Related: Why Dean Heller Is the Senate's Most Endangered Repulican

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