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Should there be a third major political party?
June 26th, 2014
05:08 PM ET

Should there be a third major political party?

Lots of political news to discuss in the Crossfire tonight.

The Supreme Court sided with Congress on Thursday in the high-stakes power struggle over presidential recess appointments, in which officials are placed in top government jobs temporarily without Senate approval.

The closely watched constitutional and political confrontation over the practice has accelerated because of partisan gridlock in Congress. Full story

Meanwhile, Speaker of the House John Boehner is planning to sue the President over executive orders. Has Obama exceeded his presidential authority?

Also, Sarah Palin continues to mention her idea of having a third party in politics.

At 6:30pm ET, S.E. Cupp, Van Jones, Newt Gingrich and Stephanie Cutter host a debate on a special episode of Crossfire.

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Does the U.S. need a stronger 3rd political party?

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June 25th, 2014
10:01 PM ET

Brazile: Clinton still has her 'street cred'

Donna Brazile says Hillary Clinton can still appeal to the average American. Kevin Madden debates.

Madden: Clinton's 'a really bad candidate'
Kevin Madden and Donna Brazile debate whether Hillary Clinton is out of touch with S.E. Cupp and Van Jones.

Should GOP court minority votes?
S.E. Cupp and Van Jones debate the GOP's vision and strategy for future elections with Kevin Madden and Donna Brazile.

Outrage: Vasectomy plea deal?
S.E. Cupp is outraged a judge ordered a vasectomy as part of a plea deal.

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Should Speaker Boehner sue President Obama?
June 25th, 2014
04:32 PM ET

Should Speaker Boehner sue President Obama?

Heated wins from last night's primaries, what does this mean for the 2014 midterm landscape?

Also, a day after former President Bill Clinton defended his wife against wealth attacks, Hillary Clinton said in an interview what while she is appreciative for the defense, she thinks her record "speak for itself."

Lastly, House Speaker John Boehner told reporters that he plans to sue President Barack Obama over his use of executive action.

At 6:30pm ET, S.E. Cupp and Van Jones host a debate with Democratic strategist Donna Brazile and Republican Strategist, Kevin Madden.

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We want you to weigh in: Should Speaker Boehner sue President Obama over executive orders?

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May 20th, 2014
09:08 PM ET

Jones: The Tea Party has taken over GOP

Van Jones argues that the Tea Party has taken over the Republican Party. David Bossie, S.E. Cupp and Brad Woodhouse debate.

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The battle for GOP’s future
May 20th, 2014
04:20 PM ET

The battle for GOP’s future

Tonight on Crossfire, we are diving into the crucial 2014 midterm primaries happening tonight in a half-dozen states.

House Speaker John Boehner said the tea party and conservative Republicans are basically one in the same. Where will the Tea Party stand after tonight? Full story

At 6:30pm ET, Brad Woodhouse of Americans United for Change and David Bossie of Citizens United join Van Jones and S.E. Cupp for a political debate, along with critical updates from CNN's Chief National Correspondent John King, Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash and Wolf Blitzer.

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We want you to weigh in: Have Tea Party candidates made the Republican Party stronger or weaker?

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Hillary the "inevitable" Dem candidate?
May 19th, 2014
05:34 PM ET

Hillary the "inevitable" Dem candidate?

Hillary Clinton's name was the talk of the town on Sunday, as political talk shows were filled with attacks, speculation and praise.

Could posing Hillary as the "inevitable" candidate end up hurting Democrats? Are both parties so focused on Clinton that they're missing opportunities in 2014?

At 6:30pm ET we'll have a political party faceoff between DNC communications director Mo Elleithee and RNC communications director Sean Spicer. Van Jones and guest host Kevin Madden will be hosting the debate.

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We want you to weigh in:
Are Republicans scared of a Hillary Clinton candidacy in 2016?

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Clinton's throw back Wednesday
May 14th, 2014
05:26 PM ET

Clinton's throw back Wednesday

With the Clintons still having to defend their record and the Tea Party winning Nebraska– who's in a better position for 2014?

At 6:30pm ET S.E. Cupp and Stephanie Cutter host a debate on CNN with Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen and Republican strategist Kevin Madden.

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But we want you to weigh in too: Is the Tea Party getting stronger or weaker?

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Here's what Stephanie thinks:

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