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In 2012, are people of lesser quality running for public office?

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How are superPACs, wealthy backers and the Internet changing politics and campaigns? Is the high scrutiny keeping good people from running for public office?  How do the views of a candidate like Rick Santorum square with the history of the GOP? MSNBC's Alex Wagner and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin join the conversation.Feb.22.2012

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