Sharron Angle Asked Tough Policy Questions - 8 News NOW

Sharron Angle Asked Tough Policy Questions

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LAS VEGAS -- It is going to be a busy final weekend for Sharron Angle and Harry Reid. The Republican candidate has declined all of 8 News NOW's requests for interviews about her positions on the issues.

She is in Las Vegas for some campaign appearances and Reporter Nathan Baca caught up with her just after she landed at McCarran International Airport.

There have been major policy questions that remain unanswered from Angle's campaign. Voters have seen Angle's views and ideas on improving Nevada's economy, but the topics of national security and the role the men and woman at Nellis Air Force Base must play in two wars remain unknown.

We've tried to go to her public events and ask, but she won't answer. We've tried to call and email her campaign, but they won't answer. Now, we're finding her at the airport, still trying to get answers.

"I think when it comes to major policy issues, the people of Nevada are most concerned about our jobs, our homes and our economy," she said.

"If you want to be one of 100 U.S. Senators that are deciding on war powers and on ratifying treaties, which is what a Senator has to do, you have to answer these questions," said Reporter Nathan Baca.

"Well, certainly. And I'll answer those questions when I'm the Senator," replied Angle.

We asked Angle further questions about her desire for the United States to quit and leave the United Nations. She refused to answer our questions about that topic, instead saying she "wanted us to help her get out the vote."

Angle and her husband got in a car and left McCarran Airport. She said that voters can get all their answers on he website, however her entire national security policy and foreign policy proposals are one sentence each.

Harry Reid's website is also lacking national security proposals. But Reid's national security and foreign policy votes have been scrutinized in his decades in Washington.

We asked Senator Reid for the same interview we asked Sharron Angle's campaign. He spoke to us during a Las Vegas campaign stop.

"The situation with Iran is one where I brought a sanctions bill to the floor and it passed. That's what we need to focus on," he said. "There are things we can do to improve the United Nations, but to think about withdrawing from it would have Ronald Reagan turn over in his grave. Ronald Reagan worked through the United Nations."

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