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10/01/2013 05:52 pm ET

Elizabeth Warren: 'Hostage Taking' Is All Republicans Have Left (VIDEO)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren railed against Republican "hostage tactics" during a speech on the government shutdown.

"In a democracy, hostage tactics are the last resort for those who can’t otherwise win their fights through elections, can’t win their fights in Congress, can’t win their fights for the Presidency, and can’t win their fights in Courts," Warren said. "For this right-wing minority, hostage-taking is all they have left – a last gasp of those who cannot cope with the realities of our democracy."

Read more on Warren's speech here, and watch a clip above.

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