Angle eyes Tea Party prospects for 2012
December 13th, 2010
01:28 PM ET
4 years ago

Angle eyes Tea Party prospects for 2012

(CNN) – Former Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle on Monday announced plans to form a new political action committee (PAC) called "The Patriot Caucus."

Angle, a Tea Party- backed candidate who lost to Democrat and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the 2010 election, said in a statement posted on her Facebook page, "The tea party movement stood with me through a hard fought race against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid."
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Filed under: Sharron Angle
November 3rd, 2010
07:39 PM ET
4 years ago

Reid is 'begging' for Republican input; criticizes GOP and the media

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid insisted Wednesday he's committed to building consensus with Senate Republicans, telling reporters he is "begging for Republican input."

But the man who had to come from behind to retain his Senate seat also criticized his GOP counterparts for obstructing much of the legislative agenda Democrats laid out in the last two years.
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Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
November 3rd, 2010
05:13 AM ET
4 years ago

GOP and Tea Party fall short in deposing Harry Reid

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) - Democratic incumbent Sen. Harry Reid survived a challenge by Republican candidate Sharron Angle in the Nevada Senate race Tuesday.

"Today, Nevada chose hope over fear," Reid said as he declared victory. "Nevada chose to move forward, not backward."

Reid will also keep his post as Senate majority leader. His victory helped ensure Democrats would retain control of the Senate despite the Republican gain of at least six seats.
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Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
November 3rd, 2010
01:23 AM ET
4 years ago

Stark contrast in Nevada headquarters

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) – The ballroom at Harry Reid headquarters at the Aria Hotel cheered as returns kept showing him throughout the nation with a healthy margin over Sharron Angle. They erupted in cheers and applause when the television networks started calling the race for the Senate Majority Leader - a call that came much earlier than many thought.

Meanwhile the mood at his Republican opponent's headquarters at the Venetian Hotel was more quiet, somber as with many in attendance in shock as polls showed Angle with a small lead going into the election.
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Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
November 3rd, 2010
12:40 AM ET
4 years ago

In Nevada: CNN projects Democratic Sen. win

(CNN) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has defeated Tea Party-backed Republican nominee Sharron Angle in Nevada's Senate race, CNN projects. Projections are based on CNN analysis of exit poll data.


Filed under: Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle • The Latest Calls
November 2nd, 2010
07:04 PM ET
4 years ago

Angle campaign alleges voter intimidation

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) - The Sharron Angle campaign says employees of the Harrah's Casino suffered voter intimidation and the campaign filed a complaint with the Department of Justice and the Nevada Secretary of State.

The charge is based on a report by Elizabeth Crum that appeared in the National Review online, which includes an email chain outlining efforts to make it easier for Harrah's employees to get out and vote early. One of the emails reads "waking up to a defeat of Harry Reid Nov 3 will be devastating for our industry's future."

Read the formal complaint with the Department of Justice, after the jump:
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Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
November 2nd, 2010
06:07 PM ET
4 years ago

Angle 'cautiously optimistic' at Senate prospects

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) – After casting her vote in Nevada, Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle said, with a laugh and a smile, that she's "cautiously optimistic."

But asked what she'd do once sworn in she was all business.

"Well I think it's the first act of business that the people of America and the people of Nevada want, and that is: Repeal Obamacare and to make the tax cuts permanent. And that should happen even before we're sworn in," Angle said.


Filed under: 2010 • Nevada • Sharron Angle
November 2nd, 2010
08:24 AM ET
4 years ago

Both sides ready for possible late night in high-stakes Nevada Senate showdown

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) – With both campaigns and political parties mounting efforts to get out as many voters as possible on Tuesday, Democratic incumbent Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada and Republican challenger Sharron Angle are preparing for what could be a very late night to decide who is the victor in the high-stakes battle for the Senate seat.

The contest is one of the most closely watched Senate races in the nation and could decide which party controls it.
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Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
November 1st, 2010
09:12 PM ET
4 years ago

Who's winning in Nevada? The Reid v. Angle math

(CNN) – Wondering what to watch for in the early Nevada returns? Well the campaigns have already begun spinning the numbers. Here are the Democrats' and Republicans' takes on where things stand.

First the facts: According to Nevada elections officials, 65 percent of everyone who will vote in this election has already done so, either by early voting or mail-in ballot. More Democrats voted early than Republicans, but keep in mind, there are more registered Democrats in the state.

That's where the agreement ends.
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Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
October 30th, 2010
09:41 AM ET
4 years ago

'Shock and awe' coming to Washington, GOP Senate nominee says

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (CNN) - Nevada Republican Senate nominee Sharron Angle on Friday night declared "there is going to be shock and awe in Washington" after the election during a rare appearance open to the media.

Angle also mocked one of President Barack Obama's phrases, promising "we're going to have a teachable moment."

The woman who could unseat the Senate's top Democrat vowed that conservatives will demand that Congress use its lame duck session to repeal health care reform - which she called "Obamacare" - and permanently extend the Bush tax cuts.

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Filed under: 2010 • Harry Reid • Nevada • Sharron Angle
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