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Fox Poll: Angle Up 3 in Nevada, McMahon Down 10 in Connecticut

12:43 PM, Oct 5, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Good news for Republicans:

Republican Sharron Angle seems to be solidifying her support in her bid to unseat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Nevada.

In the latest Fox News battleground state poll of likely voters, Angle drew 49 percent to Reid’s 46 percent. As voters make up their mind with four weeks to go until Election Day, Angle seems to have the edge.

Bad news for Republicans:

Republican hopes to pick up a Democratic Senate seat in Connecticut face a tough reality on the ground.

Democrat Richard Blumenthal holds a 10-point lead over Republican Linda McMahon in a new Fox News battleground poll in the race to replace retiring Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT).

Blumenthal -- elected five times as attorney general -- took 52 percent support compared to 42 percent for McMahon, who built a professional wrestling empire with her husband, Vince. The survey was taken before the fiery first debate between the two, moderated by "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier, on Monday night.

This comes a day after PPP showed Blumenthal with a 12-point lead.

But wait, there's more good news for Republicans: Republican John Raese is leading Governor Joe Manchin 48% to 43%--the third straight public poll showing the GOP candidate on top in West Virginia.

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