October 12th, 2010
02:51 PM ET
4 years ago

Angle reveals eye-popping fundraising haul

(Updated at 5:43 p.m. ET with Reid campaign response)

(CNN) – Nevada Republican Sharron Angle's Senate campaign announced a massive third quarter fundraising haul on Tuesday, potentially positioning the Tea Party candidate for an ad-heavy push weeks ahead of the midterm elections.

Angle's campaign brought in $14 million between July and September, spokesman Jarrod Agen told CNN.

Agen did not reveal how much cash the campaign had in the bank, or how much money it spent during the quarter, but said a "breakdown" of the numbers would be released Tuesday afternoon.

The 8-digit sum blows away every other quarterly fundraising haul this election cycle.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's campaign spokesman, Kelly Steele, responded to Angle's fundraising numbers.

"Sharron Angle ignores Nevada media and exploits her right-wing allies to gather support from out-of-state," Steele said in a statement. "Unfortunately for Angle, no amount of money can reverse Nevadans' understanding that her extreme and dangerous agenda is far outside the mainstream."

Steele also told CNN that the Reid campaign plans to announce their third quarter fundraising totals on October 15th.

Reid finished the second quarter with more than four times as much cash on hand as Angle.


Filed under: 2010 • Nevada • Sharron Angle
soundoff (32 Responses)
  1. ThinkAgain

    I'd like to see Angle's donor list; I bet it includes the Koch Brothers and other monied entities (read: foreign corporations) like them who want this dingbat to win.

    Why? Because she's an idiot they can control and supports their policies of eliminating the Middle Class and all the safety net features of our society: Social Security, Medicare, VA hospitals, etc.

    I'm trusting the good people of Nevada see how badly they'd shoot themselves in the foot if they were to elect Angle to represent them.

    Angle is bad for Nevada – and bad for our country.

    October 12, 2010 04:01 pm at 4:01 pm |
  2. diridi

    Nevada, vote for any Democrat....nation is in need....

    October 12, 2010 04:01 pm at 4:01 pm |
  3. John

    Sharron Angle is till UNQUALIFIED to be in the U.S.Senate. And she till a very big nut case. Plus she back by SARAN PALIN AND THE TEA PARTY,they are both RACIST,they lie use tick and they are both very hateful. Ask Sharron Angle about those two town she was taking about that don't exist.

    October 12, 2010 04:05 pm at 4:05 pm |
  4. effelbee

    This woman, no matter how much money she raises, is an ignorant and divisive person. One cannot "impose" sharia law in the United States, and it only exists in three countries in the Middle East. She is just stupid and dangerous. To have such a candidate running for the United States Senate is an embarrassment to the United States, The Senate, the Republican Party, and the State of Nevada.

    October 12, 2010 04:14 pm at 4:14 pm |
  5. Will

    Early senility and Harry Reid go together. Reid is out of touch with the state of Nevada and my 8 year could outwit the man. Vote Angle.

    October 12, 2010 04:18 pm at 4:18 pm |
  6. barry

    Good job Sharron. The Liberals on here are really funny with their sour grapes. It's the Entitlement attitude that Liberals have. No we don't have to elect you if you don't listen to the will of the people you lose your job. The majority of Dems lose their jobs here in a few days. Senator Angle has a nice ring to it.

    October 12, 2010 04:18 pm at 4:18 pm |
  7. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    @ Dave in Houston
    I must've hit a nerve. Good.
    You're a perfect example of the EXTREME need in our country for education reform. Your reading comprehension is deplorable at best, and you need to work on your methods of equivocating (go ahead, moron, look it up).
    Thanks for the chuckle, as always.

    October 12, 2010 04:19 pm at 4:19 pm |
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