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Extremism in the Age of Obama

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Because of the partisan divide in American politics, the 113th Congress has earned its reputation as the country's least productive and least popular. Extremist rhetoric dominates the American political process, and in doing so, has silenced more moderate politicians. Our guest is Jon Avlon, editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast, and the author of "Wing Nuts: Extremism in the Age of Obama." 

With production help from Midday Intern Connor Graham