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The Last Word

Rewriting 21st Century McCarthyism

Sen. Ted Cruz has been likened by his critics to infamous 1950s Sen. Joe McCarthy for some of his political tactics. Now, in a Q&A session with a Dallas newspaper, Cruz was asked if he admires McCarthy and didn't answer "no." MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell has more in his latest Rewrite.

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