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Chris Matthews on when politics worked

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For the first time in nearly 17 years, the government is at a standstill, with America’s parties bitterly divided. Chris Matthews’ new book, “Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked,” looks at a time where it wasn’t quite like this. The NOW panel looks back to this era and also looks to see if there's a way forward for America's current political situation.