New York’s John Heilemann Breaks Down the Possible Republican Presidential Candidates


On Tuesday, New York Magazine’s own John Heilemann appeared on MSNBC’s Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the current run of Republican candidates and the news that Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour had officially dropped out of the race. Who’s left and who’s got a viable chance? “Romney is benefiting from the fact that among the most credible candidates — the non-nut candidates,” explained Heilemann, “he has the most name recognition in the Republican party.”