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Ensign: Angle Will Have To Be Disciplined To Win In Nevada


Ensign, it should be noted, wasn't entirely pessimistic or critical. In fact, he was at pains to applaud Angle's primary campaign and said he thinks she can win in November. But her propensity to get herself in trouble isn't lost on the GOP.

NRSC chair John Cornyn today mentioned Angle's newcomer status on ABC News, and offered up assistance "to make sure they have all the resources they need to put their best foot forward," suggesting, perhaps, that Angle may need the pros to come in and help her polish up.

"It's very easy to make a mistake nowadays, especially because everything is recorded...or video, whatever, it can go up on YouTube."

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