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MSNBC Host Raves About Republican "Superhero" Congressman

"He is the Republican Cory Booker, of sorts."

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Lawrence O'Donnell, self-described European socialist and host of MSNBC's The Last Word, was so impressed with Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger's performance at the Benghazi hearings, he predicted the Iraq War vet will give fellow Republican Marco Rubio all kinds of troubles on the road to the White House in 2016.

"He is part politician, part super hero," O'Donnell said. "Marco Rubio should be very, very worried about Adam Kinzinger."

Kinzinger defeated the longtime incumbent Don Manzullo 56%-44% in the Republican primary and in the general election, he defeated Democrat Wanda Rohl and won re-election to a second term, 62%-38%.

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