Rasmussen: Reid up 2 over Angle, 45/43

posted at 2:55 pm on July 28, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

The good news in the latest Rasmussen poll: Sharron Angle appears to have rebounded a bit from a bad month.  The bad news: Harry Reid appears to be picking up support for the first time this year.  Reid hit 45% support from likely voters, a high-water mark, while Angle remains within the margin of error at 43%:

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has edged ahead of his Republican opponent Sharron Angle in his bid for reelection in Nevada. Both candidates are seen to hold extreme views by large segments of the population.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Nevada finds Reid with 45% of the vote, while Angle earns 43% support. Seven percent (7%) favor some other candidate, and four percent (4%) are undecided.

But 48% of the state’s voters have a Very Unfavorable view of Reid. Forty-one percent (41%) say the same of Angle. Overall, 55% have at least a somewhat unfavorable opinion of Reid and 56% view Angle at least somewhat unfavorably.

Reid appears to be succeeding in making this race as negative as possible.  However, Reid has been burned by playing with this fire, too.  He’s managed to convince 58% of respondents that Angle has “extreme” views rather than mainstream (37%), but in the process has created a problem for himself.  He’s only eight points behind on “extreme,” with 50%, while only 41% consider him mainstream.

That reverses itself, by the way, with independents.  Unaffiliated voters consider Reid extreme by twenty points, 55/35.  With Angle, that’s only a twelve-point split, 52/40.  Angle has more of a  problem within her own party (28/67) than Reid does with his (13/79), but Angle does slightly better with Democrats on the vote question (10%) than Reid does with Republicans (8%).   Meanwhile, the extremism argument has put them both at the same level of favorability, with Angle at 43/56 and Reid at 44/55.

Meanwhile, Reid still has gale-force headwinds on the economy and the Democratic agenda.  Barack Obama’s job approval is only 43/55, while 55% of voters saying that their personal finances are getting worse rather than better (17%) or staying the same (27%).  Assuming the Angle campaign gets onto better footing and starts getting its ads on television, this race can still be won.


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This is intensely depressing.

AUINSC on July 28, 2010 at 2:57 PM

She’ll whip his statist ass. Angle by at least 6.

LibTired on July 28, 2010 at 2:59 PM

As far as timing goes, better now than later to regroup support to surpass Reid.

maverick muse on July 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM

The incumbent with millions of dollars of campaign funding coming from the DNCC, saturation campaigning including a “remake” to soften his image and a trip by Obama WITH MILLIONS more of OUR money in hand to throw to the people and Reid’s only up by 2 points? Within the margin of error?

I think this *is* his high water mark.

Skywise on July 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM

The corruption of the citizen electorate is looking to be more of a problem than anything else.

If Harry Reid is even in the running against Jack The Ripper, then something has gone seriously wrong.

Sounds like the voters want their pork and are unwilling to pull their snouts from the trough.

sharrukin on July 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM

God help us if this man gets re-elected. The MSM will have a field day saying “Far right extreme” GOP candidates cannot win general elections. Basically the same argument they have been making w/ Palin.

davek70 on July 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM

The great Harry Reid come back and his in a dead heat with Angle, I would prefer a lead, but this is not too bad.

rob verdi on July 28, 2010 at 3:01 PM

Lets hope Obama goes in to campaign for Reid, which will insure an Angle victory.

veni vidi vici on July 28, 2010 at 3:02 PM

He’s an incumbent under 50% … he won’t win.

HondaV65 on July 28, 2010 at 3:05 PM

Factor in voter enthusiasm and that’s a landslide for Angle.

Ronnie on July 28, 2010 at 3:06 PM

If Harry Reid is even in the running against Jack The Ripper, then something has gone seriously wrong.
sharrukin on July 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM

Not necessarily. Reid has been active in Nevada statewide politics for 40 years. Angle with limited state exposure is a green horn. It’s a David and Goliath story. Hopefully Sharon’s sling shot will nail Reid in the balls testicles.

veni vidi vici on July 28, 2010 at 3:06 PM

I made a bet that Reid would lose this election with my O-bot brother who lives in Nevada about a year ago. I wish I’d known then that the Tea Party was going to saddle us with this airhead.

Mark1971 on July 28, 2010 at 3:07 PM

Angle has more of a problem within her own party (28/67) than Reid does with his (13/79

This is the problem. Again the RINO’s in the party let the Conservatives down. I am surprised that they are not outright endorsing Reid. I think they despise us more than they dislike the progressives.

SandyToes on July 28, 2010 at 3:08 PM

I can’t believe it’s not Allahpundit posting this with the photo title “Endgame.”

fiatboomer on July 28, 2010 at 3:09 PM

It’s going to be a tough one because Harry has been around forever, but that being said, why aren’t his numbers higher? I just wish we had a stronger candidate who could beat him by a windfall, just for the satisfaction.

scalleywag on July 28, 2010 at 3:09 PM

ANYBODY that votes for Reid is an absolute idiot and needs mental help.

ErinF on July 28, 2010 at 3:09 PM

I might be wrong, but I recall reading somewhere that Angle has a pretty sizable war-chest and hasn’t spent much on TV time.

Might be a wise strategy to wait and carpet bomb the airwaves in the weeks prior to the election. Reid will. And there’ll be millions of union bucks flowing his way.

BacaDog on July 28, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Not necessarily. Reid has been active in Nevada statewide politics for 40 years. Angle with limited state exposure is a green horn. It’s a David and Goliath story. Hopefully Sharon’s sling shot will nail Reid in the balls testicles.

veni vidi vici on July 28, 2010 at 3:06 PM

And why does that 40 years matter? It matters because he has bought off support from people with federal dollars. Many will vote for him because they don’t want to lose that influence and cash inflow.

I hope she wins as well simply to get rid of Reid.

sharrukin on July 28, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Sharron Angle at first was thought to have no chance against Lowden and Tarkanian. She was barely on the radar screen when the Republican primary race developed.

Her comeback against that field was nothing short of phenomenal, which is the main thing that keeps me optimistic here. You can be sure she’s keeping her powder dry and staying in the hunt until the latter weeks when pouring it on matters by far the most. Reid has a huge war chest; hers is not as big but substantial. Better to peak later than freak out excessively about being the subject of Reid’s smears now.

Edouard on July 28, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Two points? Hell, they are tied for all intents and purposes.

Angle will win this. It may not be pretty, but she will win.

gary4205 on July 28, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Angle needs to make this a national election, and a referendum on Harry Reid. She needs to tell voters that Harry Reid forced Obama’s liberal agenda, especially the ObamaCare Vote, through the Senate by buying off Senators, and it was Reid who declared the war in Iraq “lost”, while David Petraeus (the man Obama hired for Afghanistan) was WINNING it for us. She needs to tell Nevada voters that it’s up to THEM to save America from Harry Reid.

This race is still winnable for Angle, but she needs to pull out all the stops, as she did to win the primary. Maybe people aren’t paying much attention in July and August (it’s REALLY hot in Vegas this time of year), but Angle needs to be ready to rumble with lots of cash and ads by September.

Exit question: Did Republicans nominate the wrong woman for this race?

Steve Z on July 28, 2010 at 3:12 PM

Reid has thrown a boatload of money at Angle and she is still within the margin of error. Once she starts hitting the airwaves and people start paying attention, then Reid will be in a much more difficult position. Besides, will people really hold their nose and give the weasel 6 more years, knowing how much he has already cost them?

desertwanderer on July 28, 2010 at 3:13 PM

Yesterday I read Boxer’s negatives among all voters were higher than her positives and with Independents Boxer’s negatives were higher than her positives by an even larger margin. Yet we got a “gulp” here because she had a miniscule lead.

Marcus on July 28, 2010 at 3:13 PM

Well, maybe this ruling by the judge in AZ will wake people up in NV. Gads, please people get the d’s and rino’s out of dc in Nov. Thank you.
L

letget on July 28, 2010 at 3:13 PM

Sharron Angle at first was thought to have no chance against Lowden and Tarkanian. She was barely on the radar screen when the Republican primary race developed.

Her comeback against that field was nothing short of phenomenal, which is the main thing that keeps me optimistic here. You can be sure she’s keeping her powder dry and staying in the hunt until the latter weeks when pouring it on matters by far the most. Reid has a huge war chest; hers is not as big but substantial. Better to peak later than freak out excessively about being the subject of Reid’s smears now.

Edouard on July 28, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Exactly.

gary4205 on July 28, 2010 at 3:14 PM

She can’t win without financial support.

Donate.

BacaDog on July 28, 2010 at 3:14 PM

Now that the NV-R primary is over…

“Calling Sarah Palin…”

It’s not even August yet, so no need to panic. Let the Dems spend their, er, our money…a Palin endorsement in September/early October should give Angle the boost she needs.

ornery_independent on July 28, 2010 at 3:16 PM

I. Told. You. So.

year_of_the_dingo on July 28, 2010 at 3:18 PM

I made a bet that Reid would lose this election with my O-bot brother who lives in Nevada about a year ago. I wish I’d known then that the Tea Party was going to saddle us with this airhead.

Mark1971 on July 28, 2010 at 3:07 PM

Spoken like a man sitting on his couch.

If you don’t like being “saddled” then get out of your house and do some “saddlin’”

But right now – the Tea Party are the only folks doing the heavy lifting. Where’s Mitt? Sitting on the side of the road with one finger in the wind and the other buried three inches up his hindside.

And that’s where all the RINOS are – pounding the tables and pounding their puds – expecting the world to be handed to them.

‘taint happenin’

And Sharon Angle WILL win!

HondaV65 on July 28, 2010 at 3:18 PM

Dean Heller should have the stones to run, but he didn’t so we’re stuck with Angle. I hope her “youtube” moments don’t bring her down.

Tasha on July 28, 2010 at 3:19 PM

What sign do people need to vote this people out of office?

They are both extreme….except one is extremely faithful while the other one is a major problem for this nation.

Hening on July 28, 2010 at 3:21 PM

This is the problem. Again the RINO’s in the party let the Conservatives down. I am surprised that they are not outright endorsing Reid. I think they despise us more than they dislike the progressives.

SandyToes on July 28, 2010 at 3:08 PM

Amen. Think about all the truly horrendus “moderate” GOP candidates in recent years; Arlen Specter, Lincoln Chafee, etc.

Yet, many conservatives have held their nose and voted for these despicable candidates because the punditry/RINOs yelped about “we need to be a big tent, blablabla”…

Of course, when a conservative candidate like Angle wins the primary, the same RINOs whine and moan and refuse to support her. And the so-called “conservative” punditry slam her at every turn (Geraghty, et. al.)

Enough. Don’t expect my support if you nominate a “moderate” ever again, and you will get a taste of your own medicine.

Norwegian on July 28, 2010 at 3:21 PM

If it is this close it will be a matter of turnout. Who has that advantage? As the poster Ronnie mentioned, enthusiasm is on the side of anti-Reid voters.

Rose on July 28, 2010 at 3:23 PM

Sorry odds considering:

His own son won’t use the “Reid” last name in his quest for governor.

Claimed that there are no “illegal aliens” in the Nevada construction industry.

Made headlines when he created almost 300!, I’ll repeat 300! NEW JOBS IN THE SOLAR INDUSTRY!!!!!!

Told the Las Vegas Review Journal that he wished they would collapse and go out of business.

Is the man behind the scenes of the fantastico ObamaCare nuclear bomb.

Looks like a sour grape, wrapped up in prune skin and coated with crepe-paper.

betsyz on July 28, 2010 at 3:26 PM

Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with Angle as a candidate.

The fact is – the election is less than 100 days out, they are statistically tied and Reid, the incumbent, is under 50% support with significant negatives.

And … how did Sharon Angle get to this point?

Well, on her own.

Most all of her mistakes are behind her, and supposedly the NRSC is sending some professionals out to assist her campaign. She’s going to be raking in some serious dough soon because many (like on this board) are in panic-mode thinking Reid will pull this out. If it’s even close (with him ahead) in the polls on election day – she’ll still win because of the huge enthusiasm gap.

And let’s not forget – but Reid is still leader of the Senate and still bound to say and do stupid stuff between now and the election.

I’m not even sweating this.

HondaV65 on July 28, 2010 at 3:28 PM

This is the problem. Again the RINO’s in the party let the Conservatives down. I am surprised that they are not outright endorsing Reid. I think they despise us more than they dislike the progressives.

SandyToes on July 28, 2010 at 3:08 PM

Errr..what happened to RINO hunting? Now you want support?

rightistliberal on July 28, 2010 at 3:29 PM

Any other candidate would be destroying Reid – vote splitting and moderate voter flight as a result of a Tea Party candidate is going to allow a puke like Reid a chance to be re-elected. Crap.

jagdpanther on July 28, 2010 at 3:31 PM

Angle needs ca$h. Give her some help, drop her ten bucks here and there. Harry Reid has 20million bucks aimed at her campaign and she needs all the help she can get. Do good things. Help.

ted c on July 28, 2010 at 3:31 PM

Remember, Tom Dashle looked like he was going to pull out a win back when he was defeated too. And he didn’t have near the negative feeling toward congress that Obamacare, TARP, and the stimulus plan have evoked.

Don’t lose hope Nevadans. You can do it. YES YOU CAN!

Lily on July 28, 2010 at 3:32 PM

Any other candidate would be destroying Reid – vote splitting and moderate voter flight as a result of a Tea Party candidate is going to allow a puke like Reid a chance to be re-elected. Crap.

jagdpanther on July 28, 2010 at 3:31 PM

You absolutely don’t know that as a fact. A moderate could have very well turned off voters who would have viewed that moderate as no different that Reid. And … all things being equal – it’s more likely they’d have gone for Poppa Pork one more time.

HondaV65 on July 28, 2010 at 3:33 PM

Errr..what happened to RINO hunting? Now you want support?

rightistliberal on July 28, 2010 at 3:29 PM

Yeah, the same support that conservatives give every time when the choice is between Democrats and Republicans.

sharrukin on July 28, 2010 at 3:34 PM

I wish I’d known then that the Tea Party was going to saddle us with this airhead.

Mark1971 on July 28, 2010 at 3:07 PM

^^^ My main concern is that so-called conservatives are all too willing to swallow all the liberal slurs about Sharron Angle.

Stop. THINK. Don’t take your eye off the ball and please don’t get distracted by trivialities.

Sharron Angle is a down-to-earth, common-sense conservative on the issues that will come before the Senate. That is what’s important here and deserves full support from us all.

Edouard on July 28, 2010 at 3:39 PM

Now that the NV-R primary is over…

“Calling Sarah Palin…”

It’s not even August yet, so no need to panic. Let the Dems spend their, er, our money…a Palin endorsement in September/early October should give Angle the boost she needs.

ornery_independent on July 28, 2010 at 3:16 PM

Sarah Palin hasn’t gotten involved in this race unlike some of the other races (think NH) because she doesn’t think that Sharron Angle is a politically viable candidate. Palin is a savvy politician and isn’t going to let her brand be diminished by being tied to the sinking Angle campaign. This was a politically stupid move on the NV Republicans part, and Harry Reid might keep his seat because of the choice of candidates. Even if Angle does eke it out, the fact that she’s made so many unforced errors means that the NRSC has to divert resources that could be used in IL, WI, WA, and CA to save the seat.

Illinidiva on July 28, 2010 at 3:41 PM

She’s a terrible candidate, comes across as a little flaky.

I have no doubt that the Tea Partiers are well-intentioned, but many of them are political novices. As a result, they’ve given us candidates like Angle and Rand Paul, who suffer from foot-in-mouth disease, and often look like extremists.

Whether they actually are is open to question, but in politics, perception is reality. For a lot of voters it comes down to the devil you know vs. the devil you don’t know. Reid certainly is a devil, but they know him, and they know he’s got a lot of seniority.

It wouldn’t surprise me at all if Harry pulls this one out.

Meredith on July 28, 2010 at 3:43 PM

Hopefully Sharon’s sling shot will nail Reid in the balls testicles.

2 pairs?

rickyricardo on July 28, 2010 at 3:45 PM

Sorry odds considering:

His own son won’t use the “Reid” last name in his quest for governor.

Claimed that there are no “illegal aliens” in the Nevada construction industry.
Made headlines when he created almost 300!, I’ll repeat 300! NEW JOBS IN THE SOLAR INDUSTRY!!!!!!

Told the Las Vegas Review Journal that he wished they would collapse and go out of business.

Is the man behind the scenes of the fantastico ObamaCare nuclear bomb.

Looks like a sour grape, wrapped up in prune skin and coated with crepe-paper.

betsyz on July 28, 2010 at 3:26 PM

How can he say there’s no Aliens in Nevada. Area 51 is right in his back yard.

davidk on July 28, 2010 at 3:46 PM

Even if Angle does eke it out, the fact that she’s made so many unforced errors means that the NRSC has to divert resources that could be used in IL, WI, WA, and CA to save the seat.

Illinidiva on July 28, 2010 at 3:41 PM

Again, that’s the thing. She hasn’t really made “so many unforced errors.” The liberal media has been doing their damnedest to blow a bunch of small-consequence red herrings way out of proportion.

Look, she isn’t going to take Social Security away from seniors and she can’t abolish the Department of Education by herself.

These are distractions from the big picture that she has been and will be quite capable of reminding us about in the weeks to come. My suggestion is to quit wasting time hand-wringing and support her candidacy with your $$ as many of us have.

Edouard on July 28, 2010 at 3:51 PM

What is WRONG with those people?

Must be something in the water.

iurockhead on July 28, 2010 at 4:03 PM

Edouard on July 28, 2010 at 3:51 PM

She has made big errors most notably on saying fighting unemployment is not her job. She might be somewhat right, but jobs is the main campaign issue and she not only looks out of touch but actually quite stupid. Compare that to Sue Lowdon’s campaign theme, “fighting for your job is my job.” Which BTW I thought was brillant. I’m quite conservative, and I hope Angle wins. But she needs to turn it around and think about what she says. NV is not KY.

TimTebowSavesAmerica on July 28, 2010 at 4:13 PM

The tea partiers are learning that winning a general election is DAMMED difficult and that most of the voters do not support them. So it looks like they will have to temper their positions. Welcome to reality I guess that gee lets get rid of social security position will have to be ameliorated.

She will lose. She is too arrogant to listen to anyone. The local press is killing her for being a coward and not talking to them. Her little cadre of friends and neighbors she picked to run her campaign are showing themselves as amateurs and worse.

Jdripper on July 28, 2010 at 4:16 PM

Again, that’s the thing. She hasn’t really made “so many unforced errors.” The liberal media has been doing their damnedest to blow a bunch of small-consequence red herrings way out of proportion.

Edouard on July 28, 2010 at 3:51 PM

Boohoo. Media bias is the reality that every Republican candidate has to face. That why we need candidates who can handle a hostile press. Instead, we have someone whose strategy consists of running away.

year_of_the_dingo on July 28, 2010 at 4:25 PM

I look forward to Dingy Harry’s concession speech, which will begin -”this election is lost.”

slickwillie2001 on July 28, 2010 at 4:26 PM

Edouard on July 28, 2010 at 3:51 PM

Why even bring up Social Security and Department of Education then? Most Republican politicians know that these are two things that the media uses to paint candidates as extremist.

Illinidiva on July 28, 2010 at 4:26 PM

I agree with Rush about 90% of the time, but he said something about Angle today that I do not agree with. He said her numbers were down because Republicans were not supporting her enough. Well no, her numbers are down because some the things she has said in the past or the positions she has held have been used against her. There is not a lot other Republicans can do about that. Is Reid being fair in this race? Of course not, the man is a worm. I just hope he gets beat. The idea that someone like Harry Reid would not get beat in a year like this is just too depressing to think about.

Terrye on July 28, 2010 at 4:27 PM

Its the economy stupid. Nevada’s economy is horrible. Reid is the leader of the Senate. Voters will be able to connect the dots.

70% of Nevada’s homeowners are underwater on their mortgages and Reid is talking about who is more extreme?

Angry Dumbo on July 28, 2010 at 4:30 PM

Harry is confident. He will ride Rory’s coattails to victory.

KeepOhioRed on July 28, 2010 at 4:40 PM

Angry Dumbo on July 28, 2010 at 4:30 PM

Tis true. You’d have to be some kind of twisted wicked to run on these abject failures, but there you have it. It’s the new rallying cry for the Dims, “It Could Be Worse”!

betsyz on July 28, 2010 at 4:40 PM

Honestly, Marco Rubio in FL is doing comparatively worse than Sharron Angle in NV. And he is certainly getting a lower percentage of the vote, despite the fact that the FL race is for an open seat. What gives for the different coverage on HotAir?

Angle will be fine, she is a good candidate. Her fundraising is excellent. She has been within the margin of error of the sitting Majority Leader in every poll, in a state that went for Obama by 12 points. Enough with the faux RINO handwringing.

Norwegian on July 28, 2010 at 4:43 PM

I am reminded of the story Pat Caddell Carter’s pollster tells of the 1980 race. They were able to paint Reagan as the scary conservative and the polling was close till the end. Carter’s people didn’t see the result coming because they couldn’t gauge the reaction of people who ultimately had to decide between Carter and then having no one to complain to for 4 more years or taking a chance on Reagan. Right now this is posturing on the voters who probably want the conservative to back off and becomne a squishy moderate for them but when that doesn’t happen they haven’t got the guts (being moderates) to pull the Reid level for 6 more years.

Conan on July 28, 2010 at 4:45 PM

A decent candidate would be blowing him out of the water!

Kermit on July 28, 2010 at 4:49 PM

Honestly, Marco Rubio in FL is doing comparatively worse than Sharron Angle in NV. And he is certainly getting a lower percentage of the vote, despite the fact that the FL race is for an open seat. What gives for the different coverage on HotAir?

Uhhh… because NV is not a 3-way race?
And because Rubio is leading, not trailing?

KeepOhioRed on July 28, 2010 at 4:50 PM

Start spreading THIS story – Harry Reid personally ensured that 300,000 American taxpayer-funded jobs went to illegal aliens.


http://therealharryreid.org/

fred5678 on July 28, 2010 at 5:05 PM

There are no opponents of O-care in America. Never! No, fellow Democrat members of Congress, I am not scared of losing my seat and neither should you be!

Search for the truth. I tell you things and I always ask you to verify what I say. I told you yesterday that there are no dissatisfied people in America. You can go and visit Nevada. No dissatisfied person there. Mo one at all. There are only supporters of mine and Brack Obama. Everything is okay.

By Obama, I think my defeat is very unlikely. Any talk of my defeat is merely a prattle. The fact is that as soon as my opponents reach Nevada’s borders, we besiege them and slaughter them. Wherever my opponents go in Nevada they will find themselves encircled by millions of my supporters. The Tea Partiers will be burnt. We are going to tackle them. We are going to hit them with shoes! My opponents are committing suicide by the thousands once they enter Nevada. Be assured, My Senate seat is safe, protected.

Luka on July 28, 2010 at 5:14 PM

slickwillie2001 on July 28, 2010 at 4:26 PM

Agreed. Dingy’s done like dirt.
Randy

williars on July 28, 2010 at 5:15 PM

Uhhh… because NV is not a 3-way race?
And because Rubio is leading, not trailing?

KeepOhioRed on July 28, 2010 at 4:50 PM

According to the latest RCP poll average; Rubio is trailing by an average of 3-5% depending on who the Democrats nominate. Angle is doing better than Rubio in the poll average; that’s a fact.

My point is that Rubio so far seems to have a hard time cracking 30% and he is trailing in the polls. Why does HotAir treat Angle different than Rubio?

That being said, I think both are good candidates, and both will win in the end. No handwringing is needed for either Rubio or Angle.

Norwegian on July 28, 2010 at 5:15 PM

Yes, and we all know that Ronnie was sure to lose to Jimmah.

Limerick on July 28, 2010 at 5:26 PM

Angle will win easily. Reid is “peaking” too soon.

SouthernGent on July 28, 2010 at 5:27 PM

Angle won all but one of the county GOP straw polls, then won both audience polls after televised debates with all the major candidates. Her supporters are VERY enthusiastic. Reid’s, not so much.

Firefighters in Las Vegas are approaching Angle’s campaign.
Iron trades union, culinary workers, also. (Dogs and cats living together!!)

Watch for a revival of (unemployed) Reagan Democrats.
Especially when they understand THIS STORY.

Several prominent establishment Republicans (sic) are publicly backing Reid, setting him up as a great bogeyman for anti-incumbent voters.

Two new seasoned communications directors hired today; her message should sharpen and get out more frequently.

Reid’s campaign has been at full speed since the primary; Angle’s is just really gearing up. Reid has most of the media on his side. And it’s STILL a statistical tie! I think this will be Reid’s high point, with a steady slide downhill.

Be of good cheer.

AND DONATE!!!

fred5678 on July 28, 2010 at 5:29 PM

Instead of the Tea Partiers just being adults and choosing Lowden or Tarkanian, they had to stomp their feet like little babies and pick some crazy lady who comes off like a Las Vegas hater in a state that depends on Las Vegas.

Speedwagon82 on July 28, 2010 at 6:12 PM

45/43 leaves 13% undecided. CW says that undecideds go against the incumbent by a big margin.

angryed on July 28, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Errr that’s 12%.

angryed on July 28, 2010 at 6:33 PM

Speedwagon82 on July 28, 2010 at 6:12 PM

Lowden was trailing Reid by 5 points in a poll back in May. Who knows where she would’ve been after Reid would dump millions in negative ads just like he did to Angle.

We nominated a moderate in CT against a serial liar (Blumenthal) who still is up 20 points in the poll.

The point is, stop complaining about Angle. She is doing quite well and in a good position to beat Reid in November.

Norwegian on July 28, 2010 at 6:35 PM

SandyToes on July 28, 2010 at 3:08 PM

Errr..what happened to RINO hunting? Now you want support?

rightistliberal on July 28, 2010 at 3:29 PM

Did Sandytoes espouse Rino hunting? I am guessing not and that you are FOS.

CWforFreedom on July 28, 2010 at 7:41 PM

The point is, stop complaining about Angle. She is doing quite well and in a good position to beat Reid in November.

Norwegian on July 28, 2010 at 6:35 PM

Incumbency still brings a lot to the fight whether it is Reid or some other lame Dem.

CWforFreedom on July 28, 2010 at 7:43 PM

Angle’s up six in just one week. Not bad. Reid can’t get below 48 percent unfavorable. Not good for a multiyear incumbent.

eaglewingz08 on July 28, 2010 at 8:17 PM

Angle is a poor candidate and poorer considering the fact that Obama carried Nevada by 12 points. You can’t blame the media. Other GOP candidates are doing fine.

I only care because the sniping should stop. Jane Norton is fine. Kelly Ayotte is fine. Lets start focusing on Dems. Or are we going to tear down good candidates to get some more walking Macacas like Ken Buck and Christine O’Donnell.

And Angle has committed plenty of unforced errors, bearing the child of incestuous rape as turing lemons into lemonade, really? Is that what a good candidate would say? Is that ow you impress swing voters?

swamp_yankee on July 28, 2010 at 8:56 PM

She was trailing by 5 points because the Republicans were split three ways. She would have done a much better job bringing primary opponent supporters into her field than Angle is doing.

Speedwagon82 on July 28, 2010 at 9:10 PM

She is just too bat crazy to beat the man.

Monkei on July 28, 2010 at 11:16 PM

Speedwagon82 on July 28, 2010 at 9:10 PM

Give it up.

You lost the primary. Fall in, or just admit you want Harry to win.

This foaming at the mouth over the past is amateur hour.

Saltysam on July 29, 2010 at 12:51 AM

Incumbency still brings a lot to the fight whether it is Reid or some other lame Dem.

CWforFreedom on July 28, 2010 at 7:43 PM

Yeah…like 25 million out of the gate.

I’m looking forward to watching all that Democrat money get washed down the drain.

Saltysam on July 29, 2010 at 12:54 AM

OH GOODY!!!!
The illegal alien/prison voters get to vote!

christene on July 29, 2010 at 12:57 AM

The problem is though, Harry hasn’t even fired up the vaporizer gun yet. Then, and only then, is Angle in trouble.

change is for suckers on July 29, 2010 at 2:18 PM