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Lacking leadership, GOP takes US to brink


Steve Kornacki, host of “Up with Steve Kornacki” weekends on MSNBC, talks with Rachel Maddow about the extremity of the tactics by House Republicans, putting the U.S. and world economies at risk with repeated threats to shut down the government, and the political paralysis of Republican leaders John Boehner and Mitch McConnell, who have lost the ability to tell their colleagues any hard truths.