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Behar to Angle: She's 'Going to Hell!'
 Behar on Angle: 
 'She's Going to Hell!' 

Behar on Angle: 'She's Going to Hell!'

'View' co-host gets heated over ad, calls Tea Partier a 'bitch'

(Newser) - Joy Behar flipped out on The View yesterday, frothing over a Sharron Angle immigration ad that played during the break. Behar called the ad a “Hitler Youth commercial,” and things went downhill from there, according to Politics Daily . “I’d like to see her do this ad...

Sharron Angle Uses Decoy to Dodge Press

Reporters suckered at Nevada event

(Newser) - Sharron Angle's campaign staff used a decoy to dodge the press at an event in Nevada yesterday, one of the foiled reporters tells the Huffington Post. A staffer for the Senate candidate moved close to the press pack waiting outside the building's front door and shouted, "Hello, OK, Is...

Angle Ad Campaign's Most Racist: Maddow

Spot makes Latinos look menacing

(Newser) - Rachel Maddow has deemed an ad by Sharron Angle the most "overtly racist" spot of this down and dirty political season. Maddow blasted Angle on Meet the Press yesterday, criticizing the candidate for a television commercial that shows "a group of white college students being menaced by...

I Stopped 'World-Wide Depression': Reid

GOP jumps on senator's gaffe

(Newser) - With his Senate seat at risk in a close battle with Sharron Angle, Harry Reid is taking flak for telling MSNBC that he was key to preventing a worldwide depression. “People have been hurting. And it doesn’t give them comfort or solace for me to tell them, you...

Univision Pulls Ad Urging Latinos Not to Vote

Democrats call spot low blow by GOP

(Newser) - Democrats accuse Republicans of trying to dupe Hispanic voters into staying home on Election Day with a new ad slated to run in Nevada, Florida, and other states with large Latino populations. The ad, by a group called Latinos for Reform, makes the case that President Obama and Democrats haven't...

Sarah Palin: 'We Can See 2012 From Our House'

She campaigns for Angle in Nevada, drops presidential hint

(Newser) - If there was any doubt that Sarah Palin was planning a presidential run, it pretty much evaporated in Reno yesterday, when she told a Tea Party rally, “We can see 2012 from our house.” (And yes, that’s a reference to the widely-quoted SNL skit making fun of...

Sharron Angle to Hispanics: You Look Asian

Nevada candidate in bizarre defense of ads attacking illegal immigration

(Newser) - What does a Latino look like? Apparently, Sharron Angle hasn't a clue. When questioned about her campaign ads that show images of Latinos while blasting Harry Reid over illegal immigration, the Nevada candidate told a Hispanic group that the ads don't necessarily show Latinos and that they themselves looked a...

Politics Has Lost Its Bleeping Mind

It's not just the certifiable crazies—it's everyone

(Newser) - In case you hadn't noticed, American politics has flown off the handle, spun its head around crazily a la Exorcist, and sailed clear off the deep end. So to speak. Sure, we sort of took the battier candidates of both sides in stride (we're looking at you, Alan Grayson , Christine...

'Mean Girls' Run the GOP
 'Mean Girls' 
 Run the GOP 


'Mean Girls' Run the GOP

Dowd's sort of afraid of Brewer, Angle, et al

(Newser) - It's a new breed of GOP woman: Whether they're telling Harry to "man up," knocking the president's cojones, carting around a gun, or getting catty with a rival's hairdo, "We are in the era of Republican Mean Girls," writes Maureen Dowd in the New York Times....

Sharron Angle's Advice Applies to GOP, Too: Man Up

William Kristol: It's a two-word mantra for our times

(Newser) - Sharron Angle's admonition in their debate that Harry Reid "man up" could not have been more appropriate this election season, writes William Kristol. "As a leader of his party, and the leader of the Senate, Reid has come to embody a proclivity among our elected officials to flee...

Reid: She's Extreme; Angle: He Should 'Man Up'
 Reid: She's Extreme; 
 Angle: He Should 'Man Up' 
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Reid: She's Extreme; Angle: He Should 'Man Up'

It's their only debate of the campaign

(Newser) - In a crackling campaign debate, Republican challenger Sharron Angle attacked Harry Reid tonight as a career politician who lives in a Washington condominium and has voted to raise taxes 300 times. Reid called his tea-party rival "extreme" multiple times and accused her of distorting his record. "I have...

Democrats Harry Reid, Joe Manchin, Chris Coons Pick Up Steam in Senate Races
 Pick Up Steam 
 in Senate Races 
Nate Silver

Democrats Pick Up Steam in Senate Races

Reid and Angle a tossup, Manchin and Murray now favored

(Newser) - After a several straight losing weeks, the Democrats gained ground in the battle for the Senate this week, according to New York Times polling guru Nate Silver. Based on 100,000 simulations, Silver’s FiveThirtyEight prediction model now gives the GOP just an 18% chance to take the Senate, down...

Reid Can't Shake 'Wingnut' Angle

 Harry Reid 
 Can't Bury 

Harry Reid Can't Bury 'Wingnut' Angle

Tight race has become 'proxy' for national battle

(Newser) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid probably never thought he'd be running neck and neck with the woman who recently topped the Daily Beast's ' Wingnuts Index .' But, try as he might, he can't seem to shake Tea Party challenger Sharron Angle , finds the New York Times . The closely watched...

Sharron Angle Raises $14M in 3rd Quarter

Campaign says it's 'testament to the hatred of Harry Reid'

(Newser) - Sharron Angle raised a whopping $14 million in the three months between July 1 and September 30, the Washington Post reports. The bumper quarter shows both the power of Tea Party backing in the current environment and the headwinds faced by her incumbent rival, the Angle campaign said. "This...

Sharron Angle Tops Wingnuts Index

Angle, DeMint, O'Donnell score high on list of 2010's craziest candidates

(Newser) - There's no shortage of seemingly unhinged Senate candidates out there, but who's the craziest of them all? The Daily Beast has compiled a "Wingnuts Index," judging the Senate hopefuls on criteria including belief in conspiracy theories, special interest-driven voting records, and incidents where the candidates have been called...

Sharron Angle: Sharia Law Taking Over US Towns

'I don't know how that happened,' Senate candidate tells Tea Party crowd

(Newser) - America's political battles slipped further into uncharted territory this week after GOP Nevada Senate candidate Sharron Angle charged that Islamic Sharia religious law has "taken hold" of US cities. "Dearborn, Mich., and Frankford, Texas, are on American soil and under constitutional law—not Sharia law," Angle told...

Candidates Literally Hiding From Media order to reduce the chance of making a killer gaffe

(Newser) - Something’s missing from some of 2010’s biggest races: candidates. This year a ton of candidates, most of them Republicans, have chosen to almost completely avoid the public and media, Politico observes. They’re not holding events, or not publicizing it when they do, and refusing to debate or...

2010: It's a Race to the Bottom
 2010: It's a Race to the Bottom 

2010: It's a Race to the Bottom

Alvin Greene, Meg Whitman, Christine O'Donnell, oh my!

(Newser) - The crazies have come pouring out of the woodwork, writes Gail Collins in a survey of the 2010 election landscape. Sure, not much is new about Carl Paladino and Andrew Cuomo frustrating New Yorkers' simple dream "of having a governor whose sex life is a complete mystery," but...

Angle: I Make a Ton of Money on Fox News

And Rush Limbaugh appearance turned into $236K, she boasts

(Newser) - Remember when Sharron Angle said she only wanted to talk to the media if it was a “ friend ”? Now we know why. At a house party this month, Angle was caught on tape bragging about how much money she could make off Fox viewers and Rush Limbaugh...

Sharron Angle: Down With Maternity, Autism Coverage

Democrats find another old misstep to attack Nevada tea partier with

(Newser) - Harry Reid has found another nugget from Sharron Angle’s past with which to bash her. This time, Democrats are circulating a video shot at a Tea Party rally last year, in which Angle slammed a recent Nevada law mandating that insurers cover autism and maternity leave, the Las Vegas ...

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