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Why are the nation's richest 1 percent fearing for their safety?

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Women walk by a panhandler along Madison Avenue, one of Manhattan's premier shopping and residential streets on November 1, 2011 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The one percent is feeling pretty nervous these days. There hasn't been a whole lot of love for the nation's wealthiest people, and some of the uber rich are concerned that they may actually be in danger.

Politico's Ben White,  author of the piece "Why the rich are freaking out" and the site's chief economic correspondent joins the show to discuss. 

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