By Adam Bitely
It’s no coincidence that the battleground states in the 2010 midterm
elections are also states that have been severely hit by the Great
Recession. If you look at California, Nevada, and Wisconsin, it is
obvious that high unemployment numbers are playing a big role in the
hottest races this year. Voters across the nation are wondering where
the relief is that was promised by the Democrats in 2008.
Just look at Nevada where Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is up for
re-election. Facing a tea party-backed candidate named Sharron Angle, Reid
has been neck and neck as the race heads in to the final stretch
in spite of his $20 million barrage of negative ads targeting his
opponent. But one thing Reid cannot overcome is that all voters are
thinking about is how Nevada has fared under his leadership and senior
position in the U.S. Senate. And the answer to that has to be scaring
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