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February 24th, 2014
05:45 PM ET

Are GOP govs. frustrating Obama's agenda?

Tonight on Crossfire, two governors square off for a classic debate on state vs. government rights. Governor Pat McCrory of North Carolina and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will argue whether President Obama’s agenda is being frustrated by Republican governors.

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We want you to weigh in: Which last name carries more baggage in 2016?

Vote by tweeting Bush or Clinton using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.

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Filed under: 2014 Elections • 2016 • economy • Fireback • In the Crossfire • Jay Nixon • Middle Class • Minimum wage • Newt Gingrich • Pat McCrory • Van Jones
February 21st, 2014
09:50 PM ET

Rick Perry: Not govt's business to set minimum wage

Texas governor Rick Perry spars with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on raising the minimum wage.

Jones attacks red states, Perry defends
Gov. Rick Perry defends Texas against Van Jones' attack on red states.

Van Joes to Rick Perry: Aren't you living in a Texas mirage?
Van Jones questions Rick Perry on the jobs he is bringing to his state.

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Filed under: 2014 Elections • Debates • economy • Jobs • Middle Class • Minimum wage • Newt Gingrich • Pat Quinn • Rick Perry • Van Jones
February 20th, 2014
09:04 PM ET

Jones: You're radical if you don't want a min. wage!

On tonight's Crossfire, Van Jones says to Chief Economist at the Heritage Foundation, Stephen Moore: You don't want a minimum wage, that makes you the radical! Ralph Nader and Newt Gingrich jump in.

What are your thoughts about raising the minimum wage?

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Filed under: Debates • economy • Middle Class • Minimum wage • Newt Gingrich • Ralph Nader • Stephen Moore • Van Jones
Do Americans need a raise?
February 20th, 2014
04:46 PM ET

Do Americans need a raise?

Tonight on Crossfire, is it time Americans got a raise? The President and other Democrats say so, but will employers be able to afford it, or will it cost jobs?

At 6:30pm ET, economist Stephen Moore of Heritage and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader join Newt Gingrich and Van Jones to debate.

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We want you to weigh in: Do you think the minimum wage should be raised to $10.10 an hour?

Vote by tweeting Yes or No using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.


Filed under: economy • Fireback • In the Crossfire • Income gap • Middle Class • Minimum wage • Newt Gingrich • Ralph Nader • Stephen Moore • Unemployment • Van Jones
February 18th, 2014
09:35 PM ET

Jones calls out Ted Nugent over "racist" comments

On Crossfire, Van Jones responds to Ted Nugent's controversial comments about President Obama in which he refers to him as a "subhuman mongrel."

Does raising the minimum wage cost jobs?
Van Jones and S.E. Cupp debate the Democrats' plan to raise the minimum wage and whether or not it will cost the U.S. jobs.

Dean: I'm not gambling with 16.5 million people
S.E. Cupp suggests that raising the minimum wage would be gambling with the U.S. economy, Gov. Dean responds.

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Filed under: Bob Ehrlich • Budget • Debates • economy • Howard Dean • S.E. Cupp • Unemployment • Van Jones
Warning on minimum wage
February 18th, 2014
05:49 PM ET

Warning on minimum wage

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that gradually raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would reduce total employment by about 500,000 workers.

But Republicans and Democrats reacted with lightning speed and polarizing conclusions to the report. Which side is right?

In the Crossfire tonight, Former Democratic Party Chair Howard Dean and former Maryland Governor Bob Erlich join Van Jones and S.E. Cupp to debate.

We want you to weigh in on Today's Fireback question: Do you think raising the minimum wage would cost jobs?

Vote by tweeting Yes or No using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.

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Filed under: economy • In the Crossfire • Minimum wage
The GOP civil war
February 13th, 2014
04:35 PM ET

The GOP civil war

Tonight on Crossfire, the GOP civil war. Republican leaders abandoned their Tea Party loyalists on the debt ceiling- was placing all their bets on Obamacare the right move?

At 6:30pm ET we have the message chiefs from both parties: Mo Elleithee of the DNC and Sean Spicer of the RNC are joining S.E. Cupp and guest host Sally Kohn.

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Our Fireback question gives you a little preview on to what Sally's Outrage of the Day will be. We want you to weigh in: Who do you side with in the NYC weather wars?

Vote by tweeting Roker or de Blasio using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.

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Filed under: 2014 Elections • DNC • economy • Fireback • GOP • In the Crossfire • Mo Elleithee • RNC • S.E. Cupp • Sally Kohn • Sean Spicer • Senate
Does raising the minimum wage help the economy?
February 12th, 2014
04:28 PM ET

Does raising the minimum wage help the economy?

Tonight on Crossfire, Obama signs a bill that increases the minimum wage for some federal workers. Should Congress follow the President's lead?

At 6:30pm ET former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and AFL CIO Richard Trumka join S.E. Cupp and Van Jones.

We want you to weigh in on tonight’s Fireback question: Does raising the minimum wage help the economy?

Vote by tweeting Yes or No using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.


Filed under: Budget • Carly Fiorina • economy • Fireback • In the Crossfire • Income gap • Richard Trumka • S.E. Cupp • Unemployment • Van Jones
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