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Heller Calls Bundy Ranch Supporters 'Patriots;' Reid Sticks With 'Domestic Terrorists' (Video)

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Nevada's senators sparred Friday on live TV in Las Vegas over the standoff between the federal government and rancher Cliven Bundy.  

"What Sen. Reid may call domestic terrorists, I call patriots," GOP Sen. Dean Heller said during the rare joint appearance on KSNV-TV . "We have a very different view on this."  

Harry Reid: Bundy Ranch Supporters Are 'Domestic Terrorists' (Video)

In one corner, the Senate majority leader. In the other corner, a Nevada rancher disputing the government's authority to collect grazing fees and restrict access to land for his cattle.  

On Thursday, Majority Leader Harry Reid said the armed supporters of the rancher, Cliven Bundy, are "domestic terrorists" at an event sponsored by the Las Vegas Review Journal .