First Word: GOP civil war brewing

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Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh
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Fixtures of conservative punditry are blaming the “conservative entertainment complex” for ruining the Republican Party (CC Rush Limbaugh). What does the backlash and in-fighting mean for Republican lawmakers negotiating the fiscal cliff? President Obama is vowing to take his solutions straight to the American people. Here’s a look at all the stories shaping tonight’s rundown:

First Word: GOP civil war brewing

Updated