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May 5th, 2014
09:05 PM ET

Santorum: No, Rand's not my leader

(CNN) – Rick Santorum said Monday he doubts a Libertarian-leaning candidate, like Rand Paul, could be nominated to lead the Republican Party in a presidential election.

Asked by co-host Van Jones on CNN's "Crossfire" if he could support the Kentucky senator if he winds up running and is nominated in 2016, Santorum said he doesn't think he’ll have to consider that ultimately.

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"Well, first off, I don't think that will happen because a Republican Party is not a Libertarian Party. It is a conservative party and it will nominate a conservative, not a libertarian," Santorum said. FULL STORY

Should Dems be running with Obama?
Newt Gingrich asks fmr. Gov. Ted Strickland if candidates should be running with Obama, or as Independents.

Gingrich outraged over liberal fascism on campus
Newt Gingrich is outraged over a "growing liberal fascism on campus" after Rutgers forced Condaleeza Rice to cancel her commencement speech.

Does Clinton need a tough primary fight?
May 5th, 2014
05:58 PM ET

Does Clinton need a tough primary fight?

A small edge right now in a key indicator of the midterm elections could lead to a big advantage for the Republicans over the Democrats come November.

That's the suggestion from a new CNN/ORC International poll, that also indicates that President Barack Obama's lackluster approval ratings and pessimistic perceptions about the economy could also make 2014 a good year for the GOP at the ballot box.

Is there a Republican wave coming to Washington? Are Democrats doing themselves a disservice by putting all bets on Hillary?

At 6:30pm ET, Former Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum debates with Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. Newt Gingrich and Van Jones will host the debate.
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We want you to weigh in: Would a tough Democratic primary fight make Hillary Clinton a stronger or weaker 2016 candidate?

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

Today: Join S.E. and Van for a Crossfire Virtual Debate
May 5th, 2014
12:47 PM ET

Today: Join S.E. and Van for a Crossfire Virtual Debate

Do you have any questions for Crossfire hosts S.E. Cupp and Van Jones about climate change? 2014 midterms? Have you been eager for the opportunity to debate with them?

You'll have your chance to jump in the Crossfire debate with Cupp and Jones Today at 12:30pm ET in a live town-hall style video chat.

Submit your questions about today’s political stories and issues in advance by tweeting them using #crossfire or leaving them in the comments below.

You’ll also be able to ask questions during the event. Web cams are encouraged so you can ask your questions live via video, but not required.
Make sure to RSVP here so we can remind you before it starts. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

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