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In the Crossfire: Immigration and medical marijuana
July 8th, 2014
04:27 PM ET

In the Crossfire: Immigration and medical marijuana

President Barack Obama cares, the White House insisted Tuesday in asking Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to better respond to the flood of immigrants illegally crossing the border into Texas.

No he doesn't, say Republicans who note Obama doesn't plan to visit the border area when he travels to Texas - the epicenter of the immigrant influx - on Wednesday for a trip that includes a meeting with Gov. Rick Perry. Full story

Also in the political sphere: weed. New York became the latest state to permit the use of medical marijuana on Monday.

At 6:30pm ET, Newt Gingrich and Stephanie Cutter host a debate with Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Tom Coburn (R-OK)

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We want you to weigh in: Do you support legalizing recreational marijuana?

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Filed under: Ben Cardin • Fireback • Immigration • In the Crossfire • Marijuana • Newt Gingrich • Obama • Politics • Stephanie Cutter • Tom Coburn
July 7th, 2014
08:39 PM ET

Should undocumented children be returned?

Govs. Ted Strickland and Bob Ehrlich debated immigration tonight with Stephanie Cutter and Newt Gingrich. Gov. Strickland says, "We’ve got a crisis and we’ve got to deal with it." How do you think we should fix this crisis?

Stephanie Cutter: Boehner suing Obama is a waste of tax payer money

We want you to weigh in on today's Fireback: Should undocumented children be returned to their home countries?

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

July 1st, 2014
11:20 AM ET

Why immigration reform won't happen

Talking immigration reform is good business for both Democrats and Republicans - which is why nothing ever gets done.


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Filed under: Immigration • Reloaded • S.E. Cupp
June 26th, 2014
09:28 PM ET

What should U.S. do with undocumented kids?

Van Jones and Newt Gingrich dissect the influx of undocumented children crossing the U.S. and how the government should react. What do you think?

Presidential overreach or GOP grandstanding?
Stephanie Cutter, Newt Gingrich, Van Jones and S.E. Cupp debate the IRS scandal and government overreach.

Gingrich outraged at Clinton designer gifts
Newt Gingrich is outraged over Bill Clinton's purchases on his last trip.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Debates • Executive order • GOP • Immigration • IRS • Newt Gingrich • Obama • Outrage of the Day • Politics • S.E. Cupp • Stephanie Cutter • Van Jones
June 18th, 2014
09:27 PM ET

Perry sticks by alcoholism and homosexuality comparison

Texas Gov. Rick Perry stood by his recent comments comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.

Appearing on CNN's "Crossfire" on Wednesday, Perry was asked by co-host Stephanie Cutter whether he believes homosexuality is a disease.

"I think my position has been fairly clear on that for a substantial period of time," Perry said, pivoting quickly to the economy as a more pressing issue facing the United States. Full story

What Gov. Perry would do in Iraq
Govs. Perry and Chafee debate what they would do in Iraq with S.E. Cupp and Stephanie Cutter.

Gov. Perry: Immigrants told what to say
Perry responds to the immigration issue about unaccompanied children illegally crossing the border.

Gov. Perry on airstrikes: probably not
Texas Gov. Rick Perry left the door open to possible U.S. airstrikes against Iraq.

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Filed under: Foreign policy • Gay rights • Immigration • Iran • Iraq • Lincoln Chafee • Political Ticker • Politics • Rick Perry • S.E. Cupp • Stephanie Cutter
Governors face off in the Crossfire
June 18th, 2014
05:41 PM ET

Governors face off in the Crossfire

More chaos in Iraq; what should the President do? What are his options?

Also, thousands of immigrant children are pouring across the nation's southern border from Central America braved predators and harsh elements only to arrive in the United States and walk right into one of the most toxic issues in Washington. Would the governors be making different calls? Full story

At 6:30pm ET, S.E. Cupp and Stephanie Cutter are joined by Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) and Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D-RI) for a debate.

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Should the U.S. launch airstrikes in Iraq?

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: Debates • Fireback • Immigration • In the Crossfire • Iran • Iraq • Lincoln Chafee • Obama • Politics • Rick Perry • S.E. Cupp • Stephanie Cutter
June 11th, 2014
09:32 PM ET

Radio show hosts cause Cantor loss?

The Crossfire panel debates whether conservative radio hosts cost Rep. Eric Cantor his primary race.

Is Jeb Bush Dem's worst nightmare?
S.E. Cupp asks Kiki McLean if Jeb Bush is the Democratic Party's worst nightmare because of his stance on immigration.

Brat's non-answer on minimum wage
Stephanie Cutter questions how Dave Brat doesn't have a position on minimum wage. Tim Phillips and Kiki Mclean debate

Cutter outraged: ignoring the gun problem
Stephanie Cutter is outraged over the gun problem in the United States and Washington turning their back on a solution.

Cupp outraged: Planned Parenthood "sex ed"
S.E. Cupp is outraged over what a Planned Parenthood counselor was allegedly telling a young girl.

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Filed under: 2014 Elections • Debates • Eric Cantor • Guns • Immigration • Jeb Bush • Outrage of the Day • Politics • S.E. Cupp • Stephanie Cutter • Tim Phillips
Bush vs. Clinton déjà vu
April 7th, 2014
03:38 PM ET

Bush vs. Clinton déjà vu

Jeb Bush sang a different tune towards immigration than his Republican colleagues. "Yes, they broke the law, but it's not a felony. It's an act of love; it's an act of commitment to your family," Bush told Fox News host Shannon Bream at town hall event at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Center.

The Republican Party base has recently shown no love for candidates who talk about the need for compassion in dealing with undocumented immigrants. But Bush has warned Republicans that they must be more inclusive and more willing to compromise with Democrats to get things done.

Could Bush's more inclusive attitudes work for getting the bid in 2016, or is he alienating himself from his base?

We want you to weigh in: Do you think Jeb Bush can beat Hillary Clinton in 2016?

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

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Filed under: 2016 • Fireback • Hillary Clinton • Immigration • Jeb Bush • Politics
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