Republicans Face Election Year Hurdles

As the presidential election approaches, many Republicans are beginning to worry; with an unpopular president, an unpopular war, a faltering economy and dozens of Republican retiring from Congress, the GOP faces serious challenges ahead.

Guests:

Matthew Continetti, staff writer for The Weekly Standard

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), represents Tennesse's 7th district

Vin Weber, former Republican congressman from Minnesota; now a Republican strategist and lobbyist

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