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June 10, 2010
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Two Angles: Rising star or GOP extremist?

LAS VEGAS - Just who is Sharron Angle?

Republicans and Democrats rushed Wednesday to sketch out a public image for the Nevada Tea Party candidate who will take on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in November.

While Angle stayed conspicuously out of sight a day after winning Nevada's GOP Senate primary, national Republicans who kept a distance from the campaign moved to embrace her.

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele told reporters that voters should expect to "hear policies and positions expressed in a different way" from a new generation of GOP candidates, Angle included.

The committee plans to help …

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