October 19th, 2010
02:37 PM ET
4 years ago

Angle ad hits Reid for Ritz Carlton apartment

(CNN)– Is Harry Reid too "Ritzy" to understand the plight of the average Nevada voter? That's the charge made in Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle's latest ad.

The ad, paid for by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, targets Reid for living in a luxury apartment at the Ritz Carlton in Washington while Nevadans are losing their homes to foreclosure and the state has the nation's highest unemployment rate.

This is not the first time Angle has brought up Reid's Ritz residence; she mentioned it in last Thursday's debate, contrasting it with her middle-class lifestyle in Reno. Reid called Angle's attacks on his wealth a "low blow."


Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Sharron Angle
soundoff (51 Responses)
  1. CNN watcher

    Angle is hitting Reid with non-issues. She has no real platform, why should anyone vote for her?

    October 19, 2010 02:38 pm at 2:38 pm |
  2. Bryant

    When you are under intense pressure, divert from the issues and get personal. I like it, but not so much.

    October 19, 2010 02:41 pm at 2:41 pm |
  3. Laverne

    This is the same woman who said that as senator it would not be her responsibility to help create jobs for Nevadians. I am so sick of the tea baggers lying and spinning everything. Sharron Angle has got to be one of the silliest women in politics next to Sarah Palin, Christine O'Donnell, Michele Bachman, ................ Geez!

    October 19, 2010 02:43 pm at 2:43 pm |
  4. Please Vote Republican, So We Can End The Minimum Wage

    As for this line of attack . . . . Thud . . . .

    October 19, 2010 02:44 pm at 2:44 pm |
  5. JJOE

    I do not like Sarah Palin and I am glad her daughter is leaving Dancing with Stars. Voted out rather early I hope. Sarah Palin is a bad for the USA. Go to Russia Palin Frogs

    October 19, 2010 02:44 pm at 2:44 pm |
  6. ToGetherWeStand

    So, Mrs. Angle, I guess you live in a low-income housing project in Las Vegas... riiiiight!!!!

    October 19, 2010 02:44 pm at 2:44 pm |
  7. JJOE

    And take Angle with you

    October 19, 2010 02:45 pm at 2:45 pm |
  8. Sniffit

    He worked hard, was a successful attorney and invested well. What happened to the Teatards complaining about people hating on those who are successful? I gues this is just more "IOKIYAR."

    October 19, 2010 02:48 pm at 2:48 pm |
  9. Sniffit

    Where's the story about the GOP supporter ads encouraging latino voters not to vote in NV?

    October 19, 2010 02:49 pm at 2:49 pm |
  10. Tam

    He earned his money, he can live where he wants. Stupid woman.

    October 19, 2010 02:50 pm at 2:50 pm |
  11. DunW-Dems

    The truth is now a "low blow". Later dude!

    October 19, 2010 02:51 pm at 2:51 pm |
  12. Ice

    Sounds like the American Taliban Sharron Angle is a little desperate. Vote for anyone oter than Sharon TalibAnlge she's crazy!

    October 19, 2010 02:51 pm at 2:51 pm |
  13. JJOE

    And Meg Witman has spent over 140 million dollars to buy the California Governors office and there are little children dieing everyday in America without healthcare. The wealthy of this nations is greedy.

    Todd Palin is a mamma'a boy, Say no to his Sugar Mamma and send all Tea Bagger's packing.

    October 19, 2010 02:55 pm at 2:55 pm |
  14. Ice

    If it's coming out of his own pocket... What's he supposed to do stay at Motel 6?

    October 19, 2010 02:59 pm at 2:59 pm |
  15. Ibrahim

    This lady is stupid ! Since when success has become a bad thing ?

    October 19, 2010 03:03 pm at 3:03 pm |
  16. gt

    diirty rich harry,,, america is tried of you...

    October 19, 2010 03:03 pm at 3:03 pm |
  17. stufit

    I am sure it all comes out of our tax money, like Pelosi's private plane. Michelles grand tour of Spain. Yes, these Democrat liberals are all for the small guy trying to make a living and like our corrupt, incompetent, inept president says we don't want to go backwards and that the Democrats will protect the sheeple. Lying, corrupt, hypocrites.

    October 19, 2010 03:03 pm at 3:03 pm |
  18. EdDiE

    I see Harry Reid is disconnected from Nevadans. Too bad Sharron Angle is disconnected from reality.

    October 19, 2010 03:05 pm at 3:05 pm |
  19. Fixer2010

    Hmm.....I wonder how nice her house is? What do they say about stones and glass houses?

    October 19, 2010 03:07 pm at 3:07 pm |
  20. L.P

    Well, where does she live? In the hood??

    October 19, 2010 03:11 pm at 3:11 pm |
  21. sara

    Angle, you just Endorsed LOWER TAXES for the richest 2%.........Your messaging is Confusing and Conflicting. I know, just talking in circles. That's all Miller, O'Donnell, Sarah and the rest does. Then hide from the media.....

    October 19, 2010 03:13 pm at 3:13 pm |
  22. Video Guy

    How about her Government Health Insurance?

    October 19, 2010 03:14 pm at 3:14 pm |
  23. William Jefferson

    So? He is the majority leader of the United States Senate. Is he supposed to get a room at motel 8? how farking stupid is this woman?

    It might be well to note that she does not know an Hispanic from an Asian, thinks that we should eliminate the 14th Amendments, and knows so little of the Constitution that it staggers and boggles the mind of even the average high school student.

    October 19, 2010 03:17 pm at 3:17 pm |
  24. Bill

    And where would Ms. Second Amendment live if she came to DC? The YWCA? This woman is a joke.

    October 19, 2010 03:18 pm at 3:18 pm |
  25. Patsy, Texas

    So, I guess its okay for the taxpayers of Texas to play $10,000/mo plus "expenses" for Gov Perry's housing. This is just a
    little sprawling ranch type home with 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, two dining rooms, etc. This home, of course, is State owned
    and pays NO mortgage, His cuts include 1 chef, plus a part-time chef, (guess he had 2 or 3 before), and the list is endless,
    Of course there are the Tea Party Darlings : Palin had to repay Alaska for charging housing costs while living in her own home,
    after she got caught and O'Donnell who paid bills and housing with campaign money. Selective criticism is what
    Republicans do best. Since the National Republican Senatorial Committe paid for this ad, guess the "rift" between the
    dumb and dumbers has been fixed. There are no words to describe this pathetic turn of events.

    October 19, 2010 03:19 pm at 3:19 pm |
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