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Women the Big Winners in Super Tuesday Primaries

Maybe voters are just tired of men

(Newser) - With disgruntled voters casting around for candidates who look like Washington outsiders, women across the political spectrum may outdo Tea Partiers as the big winners in this year's elections, Jonathan Alter writes in Newsweek, noting last night's victories for Nikki Haley, Meg Whitman, and Carly Fiorina. Female candidates may look... More »

Tea Party Choice to Face Reid in Nevada

Outsider Angle wins GOP Senate nomination

(Newser) - Tea Party favorite Sharron Angle has won the Republican nomination for US Senate in Nevada, setting up an epic showdown with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Angle, a former state assemblywoman, took the nomination after a tough primary in which opponents painted the outsider as too extreme to appeal to... More »

Nevada GOP Candidate Makes Palin Look Smart

'Chickens for check-ups?'

(Newser) - The GOP front-runner in Nevada's senate race is taking flak for a health care policy idea so stupid it makes Sarah Palin seem like "a pointy-headed policy wonk," writes Eugene Robinson. Sue Lowden has seriously suggested that the people in her highly urbanized state barter with doctors like... More »

Harry Reid Trails GOP Foe by 10 Points

Senate majority leader's reelection bid in big trouble: poll

(Newser) - Don’t look now, but Harry Reid’s in big trouble in Nevada. The latest poll has him a full 10 points behind Republican Sue Lowden, and that’s with the independent and Tea Party candidates in the mix, reports the Hill . Reid has trailed in polls consistently throughout the... More »

The 10 Most Important Primaries

Perry and KBH face off; Tea Party mounts challenge in Fla.

(Newser) - The 2010 primaries will see the GOP repairing its identity and soul-searching among Democrats. The 10 most important races, according to Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post :
  1. Texas governor, R: Rick Perry is running for an unprecedented third term, and voters seem to approve. But Kay Bailey Hutchison is a
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Reid to 'Vaporize' GOP Challengers: Aide

Senate majority leader studying Corzine for cues to effective negative campaign

(Newser) - Harry Reid, his re-election campaign wilting in the polls, is getting ready to rumble: The Senate majority leader is promising an intensely negative campaign against the 2010 GOP challenger for his Senate seat. With his $8.7 million war chest—the largest ever for a Nevada statewide race—Reid will... More »

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