Audio Recording Captures GOP Senate Candidate Criticizing Republicans, Urging Tea Party Rival To Drop Out

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Audio recording captures GOP Senate candidate criticizing Republicans, urging Tea Party rival to drop outAn audio tape has revealed U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle of Nevada criticizing her own party and attempting to persuade third-party candidate and Tea Party member Scott Ashjian to pull out of the race.

According to CNN, the recorded session includes audio of the GOP candidate urging Ashjian to drop out of the race in order to bolster Angle's chances of defeating incumbent Harry Reid (D-Nev.), the Senate majority leader in Congress.

"Anything I can deliver personally, I am glad to," Angle allegedly told Ashjian during the meeting that was recorded.

The audio tape also captures Angle denouncing the Republican Party for offering reluctant support to her candidacy. She added that the GOP leaders have "lost their principles."

Ashjian confirmed to the news provider that he recorded the session without Angle's knowledge or consent. He said that he recorded the conversation just in case there were any misrepresentations of their meeting.

According to last week's Pulse Opinion Research poll for FOX News, 49 percent of Nevada voters said they would vote for Angle compared to Reid's 46 percent. Two weeks ago, approximately 10 percent of Angle supporters said they could change their minds before November's election. Last week, that number dropped to 4 percent.

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