Steve Schmidt, Republican political strategist and former senior strategist to the 2008 McCain/Palin campaign, talks with Rachel Maddow about the extent of the rightward drift of the Republican Party, rendering it unrecognizeable to recent former Republican stalwarts.
The Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson and MSNBC host Karen Finney join Martin Bashir to discuss how several prominent Republicans in the House and Senate are proving correct Bob Dole’s comments Sunday – that the GOP may need to hang a sign reading “closed for repairs.”
Take a look through the life of Bob Dole, soldier and long-time public servant.
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA - OCTOBER 2: US Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole points toward cheering supporters at a campaign rally at the Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, 02 October. Dole flew from Washington, DC, to Harrisburg, PA for a quick campaign rally before returning to
Former US Senator Bob Dole (R-KS) introduces Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS) during the Senate Finance Committee hearing to be secretary of Health and Human Services on April 2, 2009 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO / Tim Sloan
President Clinton, right, shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole following their second presidential debate at the Shiley Theatre at the University of San Diego Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1996. (AP Photo/Win McNamee, pool)