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August 3rd, 2011
10:45 AM ET

Tea Party 'terrorists': A look at the use of fiery political rhetoric

Tea Party politicians are up in arms over allegations that Vice President Biden called Tea Party lawmakers "terrorists" during the debt ceiling debate.

Although Biden denies making this comment, the word has been used by several members of Congress and various columnists when describing the debt negotiations.

Today on American Morning, John Avlon, CNN contributor and author of "Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America," joins Carol Costello to discuss the use of this fiery rhetoric in modern politics.

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