Steve Kornacki on "The Rachel Maddow Show"

Does the Republican establishment still have the juice to take Newt down?

By Salon Staff

Published December 10, 2011 4:56PM (EST)

Mitt Romney's campaign is launching a full-scale attack on Newt Gingrich, and it is getting an assist from panicked establishment Republicans. Traditionally, this would be a solid formula for knocking out a candidate -- but does it still work in the new Tea Party-dominated GOP? Salon's Steve Kornacki discussed how and why Gingrich might withstand the assault on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Friday night:

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