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Sharron Angle

Sharron Elaine Angle is an American politician who served as a Republican member of the Nevada Assembly from 1999 to 2007. She ran unsuccessfully as the 2010 Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat in Nevada, garnering 45 percent of the vote. On March 16, she announced that she would run for the House seat held by Dean Heller, who was appointed to the Senate. She has since dropped out of this race, citing dissatisfaction with the election procedure. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Tea Party Is Still at the Kids' Table
2014-06-17
Instead, the establishment thought it had found candidates who were hard-line enough to co-opt the Tea Party, lavished money and consultants on them, and voila -- no more wacko birds a la Sharron Angle in Nevada, who blew the chance to defeat an ...
(Bloomberg View)
  1. Forget Eric Cantor. Now We'll See If Republicans Are the Party of Right-Wing ...

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We Held a Primary, and Nobody Came
2014-06-12
But that wasn't the only thing that hurt the candidate's conservative credentials: As recently as 2010, Lowden was the left-leaning Republican who wasn't good enough for Sharron Angle and her Tea Party brigade, who resented her behavior when she ...
(Vegas Seven)

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    Correction: Nevada Primary story
    2014-06-11
    Mark Hutchison defeated one-time U.S. Senate hopeful Sue Lowden, who lost the 2010 primary to tea party darling Sharron Angle in the race for Sen. Harry Reid's seat. Sandoval's popularity has many Republicans wanting him to serve only half of a final ...
    (Worcester Telegram)
    1. Did Nevada GOP primary signal move back to middle?

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    How establishment Republicans can bounce back from Cantor's loss
    2014-06-11
    We knew we were wrong, though, when, in 2010, we witnessed Christine O'Donnell tell us she was not a witch, Sharron Angle lose an unlosable race to Harry Reid, and of course, that wrestling guy's wife (Linda McMahon) throw away any shot of the GOP ...
    (The Week Magazine)
    1. Cantor's demise brings huge lesson: Here's why the Tea Party is so coddled
    2. Eric Cantor defeated by tea party-backed challenger
    3. Eric Cantor was big contributor to California lawmakers, candidates

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    Lowden loses bid for LG
    2014-06-11
    Lowden lost the 2010 GOP primary for the U.S. Senate to tea party conservative Sharron Angle, who went on to lose to Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Hutchison's campaign ads attacked Lowden for making contributions to Reid's re-election ...
    (Mohave Valley News)
    1. Establishment Republicans top Nevada conservatives

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    Reno's Ben Kieckhefer rolls over Schmidt in GOP Nevada primary
    2014-06-11
    ... suit against Schmidt on Friday and Judge Patrick Flanagan ordered that a TV ad be taken down that stated Kieckhefer endorsed and supported Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., in his 2010 U.S. Senate race against Republican Sharron Angle.
    (Reno Gazette Journal)
    1. Nevada Senate election: Schmidt files counter suit against Kieckhefer
    2. Incumbent Kieckhefer advances

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    Tight GOP race for Lt. Gov. tops Nevada primary
    2014-06-10
    Lowden hopes her unsuccessful campaign for U.S. Senate in a 2010 loss to tea party conservative Sharron Angle will give her a leg up in rural areas, but she acknowledged Sandoval's endorsement could be difficult to overcome. "He's so popular," Lowden ...
    (Danbury News Times)
    1. 5 Things To Know About The Nevada Primary

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    Leubsdorf: Are Republicans and tea party coming together?
    2014-05-29
    Nationally, the Republican establishment is clearly doing a better job preventing the kind of damaging, high-profile tea party victories Christine O'Donnell and Sharron Angle scored in 2010 Senate primaries. But that doesn't mean its influence in the ...
    (Online Athens)
    1. A Tea Party for Everyone

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    The tea party is over – except in Macomb County
    2014-05-25
    As a result, the opportunity to defeat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Nevada in 2010 slipped away when the GOP-nominated Sharron Angle suggested “2nd Amendment solutions” to certain federal issues. And, of course, the campaign for a Senate seat ...
    (The Macomb Daily)
    1. Republicans put tea party 'civil war' behind them

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