The Senate has gone nuclear. Senate Democrats have taken drastic action by changing the rules of the legislative body, enabling judicial and executive nominees to be confirmed with just 51 votes instead of 60.
Is the "nuclear option" good for either party, or the country?
In the Crossfire: two members of that body, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and John Hoeven (R-ND).
They'll join hosts Newt Gingrich and Stephanie Cutter to debate the dysfunction in Washington.
We want you to weigh in. Do you think dysfunction in Washington is curable?
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Author, documentary filmmaker, historian, Speaker of the House (1995-1999), and 2012 Republican presidential candidate
Fmr. Obama Deputy Campaign Mgr. and W.H. Sr. Adviser, founder of Precision Strategies, fmr. Sr. Adviser to Maj. Leader Reid and Sen. Kennedy
Conservative columnist for New York Daily News, contributing editor at Townhall Magazine, commentator and author
Former Special Adviser for Green Jobs under President Obama, co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, author and attorney
Crossfire hosted by Newt Gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, SE Cupp, and Van Jones airs weeknights at 6:30 pm ET on CNN.
The classic debate program resembles the show's original format with passionate conversation and focus on topical events on the day. The daily, 30-minute program features two hosts and guests each night, discussing a range of issues from all sides of the political and cultural spectrum. In addition to the weekday show the Crossfire co-hosts appear across the network's programming.