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June 3rd, 2014
12:39 PM ET

Jones: "Benghazi-azation" of Bergdahl?

Van Jones argues that Republicans are turning Sgt. Bergdahl into a Benghazi-type scandal. Sens. Hoeven and Whitehouse debate along with S.E. Cupp.

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Filed under: Benghazi • Debates • John Hoeven • S.E. Cupp • Sheldon Whitehouse • Terrorism • Van Jones
June 2nd, 2014
09:37 PM ET

The Bergdahl debate

Was releasing Bergdahl the right call?
Van Jones and S.E. Cupp debate whether it was the right call to release Sgt. Bergdahl with Sens. Whitehouse & Hoeven.

Clean air at what cost?
Jones and S.E. Cupp debate the EPA's newest announcement with the Senators.

Cupp outraged: topless Instagram protest?
S.E. Cupp outraged that Scout Willis bares all for a "topless Instagram protest."

Was trade for Bergdahl the right call?
June 2nd, 2014
05:25 PM ET

Was trade for Bergdahl the right call?

After five years in captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is free. But that's hardly the end of the story. While the Idaho man's friends and family and the Obama administration are hailing his release, the deal that set him free is getting heat from critics who say Bergdahl is a traitor who cost American lives and those who say the deal could cost American lives in the future. Full story

We want you to weigh in: Do you think Obama made the right decision to trade five Gitmo detainees for Sgt. Bergdahl?

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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October 10th, 2013
10:27 PM ET

Ted Cruz says he’s for health care reform, just not Obamacare

Washington (CNN) – Sen. Ted Cruz really does want healthcare reform, just not Obamacare, the Texas Republican said Thursday night.
The conservative firebrand and self-made arch-foe of the Affordable Care Act was on CNN’s “Crossfire” to defend the tactics he proposed that helped drive the United States to a government shutdown.

And those tactics seem to be working by Cruz’s standards.

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In the Crossfire: Sen. Ted Cruz & Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
October 10th, 2013
11:35 AM ET

In the Crossfire: Sen. Ted Cruz & Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

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We're one week away from the debt ceiling deadline and a temporary solution may be in sight. But is it the right move, and what about the long term?

President Obama will first talk with Senate Democrats today, followed by a meeting with Republican leadership.

In the Crossfire tonight, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, who is among the Democrats meeting with the president, and Senator Ted Cruz, who has been at forefront of the Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare.

They'll join hosts Van Jones and Newt Gingrich to make their case tonight at 6:30 and 11:30pm ET.

Do you have any questions for Sens. Cruz and Whitehouse? Leave a comment below or tweet us using #Crossfire.

We want you to weigh in. Should the requirement to buy health insurance be delayed for a year? Reply now below or by replying to our tweet or commenting on our Facebook post.


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Filed under: government shutdown • Sheldon Whitehouse • Ted Cruz