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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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May 14th, 2014
09:47 PM ET

Cupp: Biden's like 100, who else is there?

S.E. Cupp asks who the Democrats have besides Hillary Clinton, in case she doesn't run. Hilary Rosen debates with Kevin Madden.

Is GOP too far right?
S.E. Cupp and Kevin Madden get into a heated debate whether the Republican Party is too far right and the internal civil war.

Cutter: Sasse too impractical & extreme
Stephanie Cutter says Nebraska GOP Senate candidate Ben Sasse's comments are outrageous impractical extremism.

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?

Vote by tweeting Yes or No using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.

Here's what Stephanie thinks:

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Fireback • GOP • Hilary Rosen • Hillary Clinton • In the Crossfire • Kevin Madden • Politics • S.E. Cupp • Stephanie Cutter • Tea Party
May 9th, 2014
09:56 PM ET

Rep. Engel: GOP using Benghazi for political points

Rep. Eliot Engel says this is a tragedy that Republicans are using Benghazi to score political points. S.E. Cupp debates.

Jones: GOP have unfair advantage in Benghazi
Van Jones argues that the Republicans have an unfair advantage in the Benghazi Select Committee and Rep. Griffths debates.

Cupp & Jones same outrage over Romney
S.E. Cupp and Van Jones are both outraged over Romney calling for raising the minimum wage, but for very different reasons.

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Democrats yet to decide on Benghazi panel
May 9th, 2014
05:14 PM ET

Democrats yet to decide on Benghazi panel

Will it be a boycott or a chaperone?

House Democrats remained undecided Friday on whether they would join a select committee created by majority Republicans to investigate the Benghazi terror attack.

The chamber's Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, described a split in her caucus over the matter in remarks to reporters that lambasted Republicans for what she called a "political stunt," "subterfuge" and a "diversionary tactic."

Options under consideration include participating as a minority bloc, which Republicans have proposed; having a lone member take part to register disapproval but maintain a presence, or rejecting the entire process as a partisan witch hunt.

"The question is what are the terms under which Democrats can participate," Pelosi said, citing the need for her side to concur with any committee decision to issue subpoenas. FULL STORY.

At 6:30p ET, two Congressman are in the #Crossfire; Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) join Van Jones and S.E. Cupp to debate.

Should Democrats participate in the Benghazi select committee?

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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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.

May 1st, 2014
09:46 PM ET

Jones: America looks weak because of GOP

Van Jones says America looks weak because we have an opposition party who won't help the President. Newt Gingrich debates.

Gingrich: Bush was wrong about Putin
Newt Gingrich says Bush was wrong to think Putin has "changed" and says he has always been this way.

How do we control Putin?
Crossfire guests Senator Ron Johnson and Rep. Karen Bass debate how the President should be handling Vladimir Putin.

Jones: Racism extends beyond Sterling

Van Jones is outraged that people are only outraged about Don Sterling's comments when the racism in sports is apparent.

Gingrich outraged Clinton took credit for 90s
Newt Gingrich is outraged that Bill Clinton took all the credit for the prosperity in the 90s.

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