Sharron Angle, 61, is a former educator and school board trustee who spent eight years on the Nevada State Assembly. Healthcare reform should be repealed, she says, as well as the federal income tax. She fought to pass the Constitutional Protection of Marriage Act that defines marriage as between one man and one woman and opposes abortion in all cases.
Lost to: Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid
What she would have championed: Repealing healthcare reform, tax cuts and personalized Social Security accounts