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Bipartisan Washington?
December 12th, 2013
03:42 PM ET

Bipartisan Washington?

Washington (CNN) - Ever present but rarely so public, the rift between the tea party wing and less radical establishment Republicans over policy and tactics was on full display Thursday ahead of a House vote on the compromise federal budget worked out with Democrats.

Boehner told reporters on Thursday the deal was "not everything we wanted, but it advances conservative policy and moves us in the right direction." FULL STORY.

In the Crossfire, we have Democratic strategist Paul Begala and president of Americans for Prosperity Tim Phillips hosted by Stephanie Cutter and S.E. Cupp.

We want you to weigh in: Does the budget deal represent a new era of bipartisanship in Washington?

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Filed under: Budget • Fireback • In the Crossfire • Paul Begala • Tim Phillips
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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Filed under: Budget • economy • Fireback • government shutdown • Raul Labrador • Xavier Becerra
December 10th, 2013
09:42 PM ET

Skepticsm of the budget deal

In the Crossfire: Congressional negotiators finally announce a budget deal aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. FULL STORY.

Our guests, Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Republican Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-KA) both shared skepticism of the new deal on Crossfire, within minutes of the deal being announced.

Watch: Huelskamp suggests the U.S. has settled for less when it comes to our leadership.

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Filed under: Adam Schiff • Budget • Debates • economy • government shutdown • Tim Huelskamp
Are you happy with the budget deal?
December 10th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

Are you happy with the budget deal?

Washington (CNN) - House and Senate negotiators reached a bipartisan budget compromise on Tuesday that would prevent another government shutdown, if approved by Congress. FULL STORY

We want you to weigh in: Are you happy with the budget deal?

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Filed under: Fireback • government shutdown
In the Crossfire: Iran & nuclear weapons
December 10th, 2013
03:50 PM ET

In the Crossfire: Iran & nuclear weapons

Secretary of State John Kerry urged Congress today to put off more sanctions against Iran at this time, saying "this is a very delicate diplomatic moment" to seek a peaceful solution to the issue of preventing Tehran from gaining nuclear weapons.

In the Crossfire to debate the Iran deal: on the left, Democratic Congressman from California Adam Schiff and on the right, Danielle Pletka who is the vice-president for foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

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We want you to weigh in: One year from now, will Iran have a nuclear weapon?

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Filed under: Adam Schiff • Danielle Pletka • Fireback • In the Crossfire • Iran
December 9th, 2013
07:17 PM ET

Gingrich's ideas for the economy

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie responds to Newt Gingrich's ideas on how the U.S. can break out of the economy.

WATCH: Is there a grand bargain to avoid another shutdown?

Another budget deal at risk?
December 9th, 2013
03:35 PM ET

Another budget deal at risk?

Can Congress avoid another government shutdown? With end-of-the year deadlines fast approaching, is the battle over extending unemployment insurance putting an overall budget deal at risk? And if Congress is just punting on the tough issues again, what will the impact be back home?

In the Crossfire: Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie and former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty join Newt Gingrich and Van Jones tonight at 6:30pm ET.

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We want you to weigh in: Do you support extending unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed?

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