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C-Ya! Sharron Angle Darts Past Press After Capitol Hill Debut

Washington Republicans have been pretty open about the fact that they think Angle's not ready for primetime. At least not until the pros come in to shake things up. Even today, NRSC chair John Cornyn told reporters it's too early to say if she can beat Harry Reid. "Obviously it's early, but we were glad to meet Sharron Angle. We told her we would be solidly behind her, we would support her efforts," he said.

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