RENO, Nev. (AP) — Tea party favorite Sharron Angle is trying to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican former U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle acknowledged a group is pushing her to run again for Democratic Sen. Harry Reid's seat, but she isn't committing to doing so.
LA Times Reporter, Mark Barabak recently wrote an article highlighting how the September special election to fill Rep. Dean Heller's vacated seat will be an early testing ground for issues that will arise in the 2012 presidential and congressional races. Barabak notes Nevada's newly created fourth congressional seat and wild card candidate, Sharron Angle only add to the intrigue in Nevada on the nationwide scene. Mark Barabak joins us to talk about how the races will give the country a small taste of what's to come in 2012.
He won a close race, but Harry Reid is back as our senator. The Senate Majority Leader joins us for the first time since his win to talk politics including his narrow win, the new Republicans, Tea Party influences, the expiration of unemployment benefits at the end of this month, the DREAM Act, and other issues on his plate.
Plenty of local Nevadans said they need more time to find a job. But critics say that only encourages laziness. What do you think? Are you unemployed? Do you think we should extend jobless pay... or is it better to stop it?
Since she won the Republican Senate primary, Sharron Angle has new consultants - including those who helped elect Republican Scott Brown in Massachusetts. Journalist Jon Ralston called it a "political makeover." Is she reshaping her image for the general election? And where have we seen these political makeovers before? Campaign consultants and political experts weigh in. Join the discussion below.
Bartering for chickens. Winning the Tea Party endorsement. Campaign finance rules, and voter turnout...What will tip the balance at the voting booths? Who's leading the pack in race for Harry Reid's Senate seat? And who has your vote?
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