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Carville: Rush Limbaugh Is Running The GOP (VIDEO)

03/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Democratic strategist tells CNN's John Roberts that while the Republican National Committee just nominated Michael Steele as its leader, the party's real ruler is Rush Limbaugh. "They've submitted to him in the Congress. They quake at mighty Rush, and he's the one that's setting the Republican agenda. They don't care what Michael Steele says." Watch:

As proof, Carville cites GOP Rep. Phil Gingrey, who was forced to beg Limbaugh for forgiveness after daring to question the talk radio host. Here's video of that humiliating exchange:

"That's today's Republican party, and we Democrats have to acknowledge that," Carville concludes.

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