Corn on MSNBC: The Republican Party’s Broken Budget Rhetoric


In the midst of Washington’s latest budget battle, some Republicans are returning to their election-year rhetoric of “takers” and “makers.” DC bureau chief David Corn breaks down the Republican talking points on the sequester with Al Sharpton on MSNBC‘s Politics Nation:

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