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Sharron Angle Is Running For Senate Again


Sharron Angle, who by all accounts blew what could have been an historic Republican Senate pickup in 2010 when she lost to then Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in what was otherwise a Republican wave year, is running for Reid’s seat yet again: Sharron Angle, a controversial Tea Party Republican who upset the 2010 Nevada […]

Harry Reid Republicans


Reader Michael Reynolds passes along a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal‘s Ed Vogel: Preliminary figures show just 2,000 more Democrats than Republicans voted in Nevada’s general election, the secretary of state’s office said Monday. Because there were 60,000 more registered Democrats than Republicans at the time of the election, the figures are a clear […]

Harry Reid’s Closing Argument: Basically, My Opponent Is Crazy


If you want an indication of just how vicious the Nevada Senate race has gotten in the closing days, look no further: Will it work ? Who knows. At this point, I’m not sure that either one of these people deserves to win.

Little Evidence Of Enthusiasm Gap In Early Nevada Voting


At least in Nevada, there appears to be little evidence of an enthusiasm gap between Republicans and Democrats, which is potentially good news for Harry Reid.

Politicians and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations


To the extent that these faux debates are a measure of competence to hold the office in question, Sharron Reid’s holding her own against the veteran incumbent demonstrated that she was up to the task. Or, at least, as up to it as Reid.

Worst. Debate. Ever. But, Advantage Angle

Nevada Senate debate

Last night’s one and only Nevada Senate Debate was an embarrassing affair all around, but it most likely sealed the electoral doom of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Reid And Angle Remain Tied In Nevada Senate Race

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Despite a few polls over the past week that suggested that Sharron Angle was breaking away from Harry Reid in Nevada’s tight-as-a-drum Senate race, it’s fairly obvious that this remains one of the closest Senate elections in the country, as evidenced by the latest Rasmussen poll: Just before their first and only debate, Senate Majority […]

Angle up by 2; None of the Above at 10%


Via CNN:  CNN/Time Poll: 1 in 10 in Nevada say ‘none of the above’. The latest CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corporation poll goes like this: Angle (R): 42% Reid (D):  40% Ashjian (Tea Party):  7% None of the Above:  10% It is unclear to me from the wording of the story if the 10% in fact plan […]

Reid/Angle Race Remains Tight


The latest poll out of Nevada continues to show that the Senate race between Harry Reid and Sharron Angle is as tight as a drum: U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and GOP challenger Sharron Angle tied with 43 percent of the vote in a new poll that suggests most Nevadans won’t gamble on half a dozen […]

Sharron Angle Speaks At John Birch Society Sponsored Event


Over the weekend, Nevada GOP Senate Candidate Sharron Angle spoke at an event that was co-sponsored by the John Birch Society: The first Utah United Freedom Conference was held on September 18th, at the Radisson Hotel in Salt Lake City. The national sponsors of the event were The John Birch Society, Freedom 21, and the […]

Sharron Angle Backs Out of Debate, Annoys Local Political Reporter


File this one under what looks to be a very amateur hour mistake by the Sharron Angle campaign: Nevada’s top political journalist lit into Republican Senate hopeful Sharron Angle on Thursday, saying that the Tea Party favorite had backed out of a planned debate. Jon Ralston, host of “Face to Face,” used Thursday’s broadcast as […]

Angle and Katrina Relief


More audio from Angle’s past interviews.

Back to the Nevada Polls


The Nevada Senate race is, in many ways, a three-way in which none of the above could be a spoiler for Angle.

Nevada Poll: Bad News for Reid, Worse News for Angle


The numbers still show an exceptionally close Senate race in Nevada. They also show that a different GOP nominee would have meant a very different scenario.

Harry Reid: “Ground Zero Mosque” Should Be Built Somewhere Else


The Senate Majority Leader has weighed in on the construction of an Islamic Community Center at the former location of a Burlington Coat Factory: Now that President Obama has addressed and amplified the issue, the political debate over the construction of a mosque near Ground Zero is being felt far from Lower Manhattan, in political […]

Harry Reid’s Campaign Against Sharron Angle Having An Impact


Harry Reid has spent the summer trying to portray is opponent as a kook. So far, it’s working.

Sharron Angle: Conservative ? Or, Theocrat ?


Sharron Angle’s views about the role of religion in politics are disturbingly similar to those of people who believe that the Bible itself should be the law of the land.

Sharron Angle Talks Gay Adoption, Church-State Relations, And Coked-Up Stimulus Monkeys


Nevada Republican Senate Candidate Sharron Angle is back in the news, and something tells me that Harry Reid is probably smiling about it. First, a recently released questionnaire reveals Angles view on a wide variety of social issues: Republican Sharron Angle believes the clergy should be allowed to endorse candidates from the pulpit and opposes […]

Sharron Angle: America is Violating the First Commandment (and No, I Didn’t Mean Amendment).


Sharron Angle has moved on from Second Amendment solutions to First Commandment ones…

Why Sharron Angle Still Has A Chance


Despite her mis-steps, Sharron Angle still has a shot at beating Harry Reid in November

Sharron Angle Tries To Explain Her Media Strategy


Elizabeth Crum at National Review picked up on this clip of a recent interview of Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle with Fox News Channel’s Carl Crawford: Angle: “We needed to have the press be our friend.” Cameron: “Wait a minute. Hold on a second. To be your friend…?” Angle: “Well, truly–” Cameron: “That sounds […]

Reid and Angle Neck-and-Neck in NV Polls


Angle is smartly focusing her commercials on the economy, and it is helping her numbers.

Sharron Angle Thinks DISCLOSE Act Is Already Law


Uh Oh: I think that the Supreme Court has really made their decision on this, they found that we have a First Amendment right across the board that was violated by the McCain-Feingold Act. And that’s what they threw out, was those violations. The McCain-Feingold Act is still in place. The DISCLOSE Act is still […]

Rasmussen: Nevada Senate Race Now “Leans Democrat”


More bad news for Sharron Angle in today’s Rasmussen poll: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has edged ahead of his Republican opponent Sharron Angle in his bid for reelection in Nevada. Both candidates are seen to hold extreme views by large segments of the population. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in […]

Sharron Angle Continues To Avoid Answering Questions


I can’t believe that this strategy is going to work for much longer: U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle invited local media to attend a press event in Reno Wednesday morning, but when members of the media tried to ask the candidate questions she didn’t answer. At the event this morning Angle signed a pledge to […]

The End Of The Sharron Angle/Tea Party Bubble In Nevada


Following up on Wednesday’s Rasmussen poll that showed the Nevada Senate race down to a dead heat, a new poll from the Las Vegas Review-Journal has Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pulling ahead of Sharron Angle: U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has opened a strong lead over Republican opponent Sharron Angle after pummeling her in a […]

Reid/Angle Race Now Statistical Dead Heat


The Senate race between Majority Leader Harry Reid and Tea Party conservative Sharron Angle is essentially a tie: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is creeping forward and now is nearly tied with Republican Sharron Angle in his bid for reelection in Nevada. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Nevada finds Angle […]

Sharron Angle: Quote Me And I’ll Sue


Nevada’s Republican candidate for Senate doesn’t seem to like to have her own words used against her: Sharron Angle’s campaign sent a cease and desist letter to Sen. Harry Reid’s campaign last week after a copy of her pre-primary election website was relaunched as www.therealsharronangle.com, which was later taken down. After winning the June 8 […]

Running from the Press: The Curious Case of Sharron Angle


If one wants to be a US Senator, one is going to have to learn to talk to the press.

Tea Party Conservative Sharron Angle Drops In The Polls


After an initial post-primary poll showing her with an eleven point lead over Harry Reid, Sharron Angle has dropped in the polls: Sharron Angle’s modest bounce after her Republican Primary win appears to be over, but she still holds a slight lead over Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Nevada’s U.S. Senate race. The latest […]

Is Sharron Angle A Birther ?


The Las Vegas Sun’s John Ralston finds a connection between Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle and a birther group: She can’t avoid these questions forever.

A Key Argument for a Sharron Angle Win


In simple terms (via the AP):  Nevada unemployment hits 14 percent, leads nation. There are going to be a lot of unhappy voters at the polls in November.  As such, what she says and believes may be moot.

No Wonder Sharron Angle Is Adopting The Palin “Avoid The Media” Strategy


Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle did a pretty good job of avoiding national media when she was in Washington earlier this week but she hasn’t been so lucky with the local media in Nevada: LAS VEGAS – As Sharron Angle greeted supporters at Stoney’s Restaurant in Las Vegas, 8 News NOW Reporter Nathan Baca […]

Sharron Angle and the Second Amendment


Via the Las Vegas Sun:  Armed revolt part of Sharron Angle’s rhetoric. From the piece: U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle seemed to raise that specter in three interviews in the past six months, suggesting that some would seek “Second Amendment remedies” if Congress isn’t reined in. She said the purpose of the right to bear […]

Nevada GOP Senate Candidate Reportedly Belonged To Far-Right Third Party


This is the kind of information that I’m sure Harry Reid is looking for in his effort to turn the Nevada Senate race into a referendum on Sharron Angle: The key to understanding Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle may be the fact that she has not always been a Republican. For at least six […]

“Fox & Friends” Bungles Interview With Sharron Angle


One of Nevada’s top political reporters, who just happens to work for the Fox affiliate in Las Vegas, is mocking this morning’s interview of Senate candidate Sharron Angle by “Fox & Friends” hosts Steve Doocy, Gretchen Carlson, and Brian Kilmeade: LAS VEGAS — Harry Reid may not need to spend millions of dollars to marginalize […]

Harry Reid Begins Negative Campaign Against Tea Party-Backed Opponent


Via the Washington Post’s David Weigel, I see that Senate Marjority Leader Harry Reid has begun his negative campaign against Republican Sharron Angle, starting out with her professed desire to eliminate Social Security and her ties to Scientology: As George Will noted yesterday, Reid does have a path to victory despite the polls: In Nevada, […]