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Conservative Group's Attack Ad: Harry Reid Thinks Job Losses Are 'Really Good' (VIDEO)

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"Really, Harry?" the announcer says. "No wonder Nevada now has the highest unemployment in the nation."

Of course, the key context of Reid's remarks was that the rate of job loss was going down significantly -- a key step on the way to outright recovery. But quite predictably, here comes an attack ad ready to make it look like Reid celebrates unemployment itself.

The TPM Poll Average gives Republican former state Rep. Sharron Angle a lead over Reid of 46.0%-40.8%.

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