Harsh words between Congressman Rand Paul and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie show deep divisions within the GOP about national security and federal spending and have many wondering if their barbs are a preview of 2016. NBC's Peter Alexander reports.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who are both believed to be contenders for the Republican nomination in 2016, have been trading barbs reminiscent of Republican debates from the last century. NBC's Andrea Mitchell reports.
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Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky speaks at a fundraiser in Franklin, Tenn., on Sunday, July 28, 2013.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at an event on Monday, July 29, 2013, in Morristown, N.J.