Reid Trails 2 Republican Challengers in Poll

By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 23, 2009 1:54 PM CDT
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, FILE)
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(Newser) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is trailing not one but two GOP challengers in the race for his seat, Politico reports. In a poll released today, Reid lags behind both college basketball star Danny Tarkanian, 38% to 49%, and state GOP chairwoman Sue Lowden, 40% to 45%, in one-on-one match-ups. The poll surveyed 400 registered Nevada voters and has a 6% margin of error.