CNN's Costello to Bill Richardson: "Republicans Gave Managed to Use Fear So Successfully"

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<p>CNN&#39;s Carol Costello hyped how &quot;Republicans have managed to use fear so successfully in these midterm elections&quot; during interviews of two former governors on the 4 November 2014 edition of <em>CNN Newsroom</em>. During a segment with Democrat Bill Richardson, Costello lamented that Democrats are &quot;not talking about President Obama&#39;s more positive accomplishments in office,&quot; and asserted that &quot;those things are certainly overshadowed by the anxiety that voters feel about ISIS and Ebola.&quot;</p>

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