May 22, 2015
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A spokeswoman for Republican U.S. Senate
candidate Sharron Angle banned two Las Vegas TV stations from
covering the candidate's election night party as punishment for
asking questions without permission.
Journalists from the local CBS and NBC news affiliates surprised
Angle at McCarran International Airport Friday to ask her questions
about national security and unemployment. Video footage shows Angle
telling the reporters she will answer questions once she is
Hours later, Angle spokeswoman Ciara Matthews told the news
stations they are no longer invited to the election night party.
KSNV-TV News Director Bob Stoldal says Matthews told his staff
they had treated Angle as if she were Paris Hilton.
Angle is in a tight race against Senate Majority Leader Harry