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Bill Scher (CAF, Real Clear Politics, Politico) and Matt K. Lewis (The Daily Caller, MattLewis.org)

On a special vice-presidential edition of The DMZ: Are conservatives squeezing Romney by lobbying for Rep. Paul Ryan? Is Marco Rubio’s star fading? Will the GOP ticket make history by not having a Protestant—and does that matter? Matt and Bill offer their shocking VP predictions. Matt makes the case that conservatism will survive if Romney loses. If Obama loses, will he be remembered as a failed president?

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Recorded:Aug 8    Posted:Aug 10, 2012
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The DMZ | Aug 10, 2012 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

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