Reid Closes Gap to Virtual Dead Heat

Senate leader now within 3 points of Sharron Angle
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 13, 2010 3:33 PM CDT
A June 8 file photo of Sharron Angle.   (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
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(Newser) – Republican fears that Sharron Angle is too extreme of a candidate to take down a vulnerable Harry Reid may be coming true: The latest Rasmussen poll shows her lead down to 3 points (46% to 43%), within the poll's margin of error, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal. She led by 11 points only a month ago but has come under withering attacks for comments that include calling BP's federal payments a "slush fund."

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