FROM CNN's Jack Cafferty:
In the wake of the Tea Party's primary successes, suddenly the game has changed.
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The marquee match-up going into November is in Nevada, where the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, Harry Reid, is trailing Republican Sharron Angle - who's backed by many in the Tea Party.
A new poll of likely voters in Nevada shows Angle and Reid tied, but with Angle leading among the crucial Independent voters by seven points.
Sharron Angle says controversial stuff - like calls to "phase out" Social Security and Medicare; and eliminate the IRS and the Department of Education.
Doesn't matter... just like in Delaware it didn't matter that Tea Partier Christine O'Donnell has a history of financial problems and has used her views on abstinence to rule out masturbation.
One of the reasons Harry Reid is in big trouble is he was President Obama's water carrier on such controversial legislation as the health care plan. Most people didn't want it - but thanks to Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi we got it anyway.
If there's a single race anywhere in the country that will set the Tea Party up for a legitimate place on the stage in the drama that will be the presidential race of 2012... it's the defeat of the Senate Majority Leader. How will the Democrats explain it if Reid loses?
Midterm elections traditionally are a bit of a yawn, but you may want to get your tickets early for this year's because my hunch is it will quickly turn into standing room only.
Here’s my question to you: What message would it send if Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid loses to a Tea Party candidate?
Tune in to the Situation Room at 6pm to see if Jack reads your answer on air.
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