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In the Crossfire: Reps. Ellison and Gardner
September 26th, 2013
05:02 PM ET

In the Crossfire: Reps. Ellison and Gardner

Days from the government shutdown showdown, the Obama administration on Wednesday released the first look at the cost to consumers of the federally run health care exchanges that launch October 1, saying that premiums under Obamacare will be lower than originally projected.

“Five days from now, on Oct. 1, millions of Americans who don’t have health insurance because they’ve been priced out of the market,” Obama said, “they will finally be able to buy quality, affordable health insurance.”

Despite Republican efforts to delay or defund the law, the president pressed, “The Affordable Care Act is here to stay.”

Tonight in the Crossfire: two members of Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison, a Democrat who supports Obamacare, and Rep. Cory Gardner, a Republican who opposes the law, join hosts Newt Gingrich and Stephanie Cutter to debate the costs of health care reform and the debt limit negotiations.

We want you to weigh in do you think the debt ceiling should be raised?

September 26th, 2013
03:06 PM ET

Carney to reporter: Let's go on 'Crossfire'

(CNN) – White House spokesman Jay Carney seems to have a new favorite strategy for ending heated exchanges with reporters in the press briefing room.

For the second time this month, Carney on Thursday challenged a reporter to a debate on CNN's "Crossfire."

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September 26th, 2013
09:58 AM ET

Sens. Casey vs. Chambliss on Obamacare

Casey: GOP has no plan for health care
Sen. Bob Casey says the GOP wants to repeal Obamacare but offers no solution. Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss disagrees.

Casey: More debate needed on Obamacare


S.E. Cupp says Americans are unhappy with Obamacare and asks Sen. Bob Casey why there isn't more debate on the issue.

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