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December 11th, 2013
09:36 PM ET

Dem. leader won't commit to budget deal vote

In this episode of Crossfire, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Xavier Becerra says he is unsure whether he will vote for the budget deal because he first wants to make sure there are no "shenanigans" hidden in the bill. FULL STORY.

WATCH: House Democrats have not caved

WATCH: Rep. Becerra says unemployment insurance must be included in the bill

In the Crossfire: Should the budget deal be passed?
December 11th, 2013
03:53 PM ET

In the Crossfire: Should the budget deal be passed?

Tonight on Crossfire, will the breakthrough budget deal be passed by Congress? Should it be?

In the Crossfire, we have Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) and Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) debating the proposed deal with hosts S.E. Cupp and Van Jones.

We want you to weigh in: Who do you think made out better in the budget deal?

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

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October 9th, 2013
08:03 PM ET

Rep. Labrador: Let’s get a deal on debt limit

Republican Raul Labrador proposes separating Obamacare from debt limit talks, but Democrat Rosa DeLauro has concerns.

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Vote: Would debt limit breach be catastrophic?
October 9th, 2013
05:47 PM ET

Vote: Would debt limit breach be catastrophic?

President Obama is meeting with lawmakers about the government shutdown, starting first with the House Democrats. Could a deal finally be in the works, or is it even possible?

In the Crossfire, Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who attended the White House meeting, and Republican Rep. Raul Labrador, who wants the president to negotiate.

Failure to act before the October 17 deadline to raise the debt ceiling could lead to the government defaulting and have negative effects on the U.S. and global economy.

We want you to weigh in. Do you think breaching the debt limit would be catastrophic for the U.S. economy? Vote below or by replying to our tweet or commenting on our Facebook post.


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Filed under: economy • Fireback • government shutdown • In the Crossfire • Newt Gingrich • Raul Labrador • Rosa DeLauro • Van Jones