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Sharron Angle: Nevada Senate Candidate's Controversial Views Come Under Scrutiny

06/09/2010 05:19 pm 17:19:54 | Updated May 25, 2011

After Sharron Angle claimed victory in Nevada's Republican primary race for Senate on Tuesday night, it didn't take long for buzz to start swirling about the Tea Party-backed candidate's unorthodox -- and often controversial -- political views.

Angle defeated primary opponents Sue Lowden and Danny Tarkanian, winning the right to take on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in November. And Reid's campaign appears to be relishing the opportunity to run against Angle, who has said she wants to "wipe out Social Security, shutter the Education Department and return to the days almost a century ago when the federal income tax was unconstitutional."

Here's a peek at those and some of Angle's other eyebrow-raising policy views:

Tea Party-Backed Sharron Angle's Most Controversial Views
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