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Paul Ryan's new role

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The New York Times reports that House Speaker John Boehner has tapped losing vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan "to help strike a deal" in the fiscal cliff negotiations, despite President Obama's strong criticisms of the first and second versions of the Ryan-Republican budget and the resounding Romney-Ryan defeat at the ballot box. MSNBC's Alex Wagner discusses with former DNC Communications Director Karen Finney and Time Magazine's Rana Foroohar.Nov.20.2012

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