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Christopher Ruddy - President and CEO of Newsmax Media

America's dysfunctional politics has brought the US government perilously close to running out of money. To outsiders it has looked like an incomprehensible game of brinkmanship which threatens the world economy, but die-hard tea party Republicans have seen it as an opportunity to make a stand against 'big' government. HARDtalk speaks to Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media - an influential forum for conservative opinion. Have the Republicans picked a fight they could never win?

30 minutes

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Thu 17 Oct 2013 00:30

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterStephen Sackur
Interviewed GuestChristopher Ruddy