Discuss as:

Republicans on message

From NBC's Jason Seher
In American politics, everyone (critics, allies, close observers) seems to agree: Republicans are usually on message.

Indeed, the latest political fight over how to address the deficit provides evidence of Republican leaders hammering home their talking points -- that the U.S. needs to cut spending but doesn’t need to raise taxes.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll take a look at both the Democratic and GOP talking points.