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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?

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: 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
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