With Two Shining Stars On Shaky Ground, What's Next For Republicans?07:38

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The day after the presidential election in 2012, if you were to ask who were the top Republican candidates, two names definitely on the list were New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and then-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

This week, McDonnell was indicted on corruption charges, and Christie is dealing with his own scandal involving the George Washington Bridge lane closures in September.

Republican strategist Mark McKinnon joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss what all this means for Republicans looking to 2016.


This segment aired on January 23, 2014.

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