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Editor of The Nation: GOP at risk of 'committing political suicide'

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Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk announced his support for same-sex marriage Tuesday, becoming just the second Republican from the upper chamber to back marriage equality. The GOP’s evolution on the issue is happening slowly and, in some parts of the tent, not at all.

Editor of The Nation Katrina Vanden Heuvel said on NOW with Alex Wagner Tuesday that the Republican Party "is at risk of committing political suicide. It's a values-challenged party; it's lost its way in evolving with the time."

Joy Reid filled in for host Alex Wagner on Tuesday. Watch her full discussion with the NOW panel about the Republican Party's problem with antiquated values.