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May 2nd, 2014
09:06 PM ET

Gingrich: too many of our jobs are low-paying

Reps. Barbara Lee and Andy Harris debate raising the minimum wage with Newt Gingrich and Van Jones.

Jones: Give the President some credit on the economy!
Van Jones says the GOP is not giving Obama any credit on the economy, Newt debates.

Gingrich: Sell the Clippers to the fans!
Newt Gingrich argues that the Clippers should be sold to the fans instead of another billionaire.

Jones outraged 200 girls kidnapped by terrorists
Van Jones is outraged that about 200 Nigerian girls have been kidnapped by terrorists and no one seems to care.

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Filed under: Andy Harris • Barbara Lee • CNN Opinion • Debates • economy • Jobs • Middle Class • Minimum wage • Newt Gingrich • Obama • Unemployment • 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?

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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
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?

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Filed under: Budget • Carly Fiorina • economy • Fireback • In the Crossfire • Income gap • Richard Trumka • S.E. Cupp • Unemployment • Van Jones
In the Crossfire: What is the state of our union?
January 28th, 2014
04:15 PM ET

In the Crossfire: What is the state of our union?

Tonight on Crossfire, as we await the President’s big sales pitch, we’ll debate whether his agenda best for the middle class. Do Republicans have better ideas to get our economy moving?

At 6:30pm ET we have two sets of guests. First up will be Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA).

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Later, Greg Walden, chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and Rep. Steve Israel, chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) join S.E. Cupp and Van Jones.

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We want you to weigh in on tonight’s Fireback question: Is the state of our union strong?

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: 2014 Elections • 2016 • Fireback • GOP • Greg Walden • In the Crossfire • Income gap • Jobs • Middle Class • Minimum wage • Obama • S.E. Cupp • State of the Union • Steve Israel • Tim Scott • Unemployment • Van Jones • Xavier Becerra
January 27th, 2014
09:17 PM ET

Manchin: Hope Obama focuses on economy

Tomorrow night is President Obama's State of the Union address and Sen. Manchin (D-WV) hopes that the economy is Obama's main focus on his agenda. Sen. Hoeven debates with Newt Gingrich and Van Jones.

Newt on Hillary Clinton's 'I can't drive'
Newt Gingrich reacts to hearing Hillary Clinton say that she can't drive and questions her ability to lead the country.

Manchin: We need to be Americans & come together
Sens. Manchin and Hoeven answer Newt Gingrich and Van Jones final question on Crossfire.


Filed under: 2014 Elections • 2016 • Debates • economy • Joe Manchin • John Hoeven • Newt Gingrich • The Final Question • Unemployment • Van Jones
January 15th, 2014
09:40 PM ET

Where are the jobs?

On tonight's Crossfire, hosts Stephanie Cutter and S.E. Cupp debate solutions to unemployment with the United State's struggling economy.

Guests fmr. Gov Tim Pawlenty and fmr. Labor Secretary Robert Reich spar over what the plan of action should be. Who were you siding with during the debate?


Who has the strategy for more jobs?

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Filed under: Budget • Debates • economy • Middle Class • Minimum wage • Robert Reich • S.E. Cupp • Stephanie Cutter • Tim Pawlenty • Unemployment
Growing the middle class & the war on poverty
January 8th, 2014
03:52 PM ET

Growing the middle class & the war on poverty

Today marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson declaring the "war on poverty." What progress do we have to show today? We have two parties with strong views and ideas about how to grow the middle class. But whose will work?

At 6:30pm ET, we debate who is doing more to lift the economy with Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) with hosts S.E. Cupp and Stephanie Cutter.

We want you to weigh in: Do you think raising the minimum wage would reduce poverty?

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