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In the Crossfire: What is the state of our union?
January 28th, 2014
04:15 PM ET

In the Crossfire: What is the state of our union?

Tonight on Crossfire, as we await the President’s big sales pitch, we’ll debate whether his agenda best for the middle class. Do Republicans have better ideas to get our economy moving?

At 6:30pm ET we have two sets of guests. First up will be Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA).

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Later, Greg Walden, chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and Rep. Steve Israel, chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) join S.E. Cupp and Van Jones.

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We want you to weigh in on tonight’s Fireback question: Is the state of our union strong?

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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In the Crossfire: More jobs please!
January 15th, 2014
04:39 PM ET

In the Crossfire: More jobs please!

President Barack Obama traveled to North Carolina today to announce another bid to revive America's manufacturing sector, a first step in his newly imposed "year of action" that avoids Congressional approval for measures to boost the economy. Read the full story here.

But how do we get this economy moving faster? What is the best prescription for job creation?

At 6:30pm ET. Fmr. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) join S.E. Cupp and Stephanie Cutter to debate the economy.

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We want you to weigh in: Can Washington do anything to improve the economy this year?

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

January 13th, 2014
09:30 PM ET

Sen. Barrasso: Harry Reid cannot be trusted

On tonight's Crossfire, Sen. Barrasso (R-WY) and Sen. Cardin (D-MD) debated economy, jobs, and how to improve the middle class. Who has the better strategy to get things done in Washington?

Cardin to Barrasso: work with us
Senators Ben Cardin and John Barrasso spar over government gridlock and working across the aisle.

Van Jones: GOP "false tears" over jobs numbers
Crossfire host Van Jones along with Kevin Madden debate whether Democrats or Republicans are better for the middle class.

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In the Crossfire: Growing the middle class
January 13th, 2014
04:24 PM ET

In the Crossfire: Growing the middle class

Tonight on Crossfire: Fighting for the middle class and helping those who have lost their jobs. Why is it taking so long? What are Democrats and Republicans planning to get the economy on track?

At 6:30pm ET, Sens. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and John Barrasso (R-WY) join Van Jones and guest host Kevin Madden in the Crossfire to debate today's standstill economy.

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We want you to weigh in: Do you think the economy will grow stronger in 2014?

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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January 8th, 2014
09:00 PM ET

Should the minimum wage be increased?

In the Final Question, hosts Stephanie Cutter and S.E. Cupp ask our guests, Reps. Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) if they are in favor of raising the minimum wage. Watch how they respond.

Who do you agree with? Do you think it should be raised?

Growing the middle class & the war on poverty
January 8th, 2014
03:52 PM ET

Growing the middle class & the war on poverty

Today marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson declaring the "war on poverty." What progress do we have to show today? We have two parties with strong views and ideas about how to grow the middle class. But whose will work?

At 6:30pm ET, we debate who is doing more to lift the economy with Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) with hosts S.E. Cupp and Stephanie Cutter.

We want you to weigh in: Do you think raising the minimum wage would reduce poverty?

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

In the Crossfire: Shrinking the income gap
December 4th, 2013
06:21 PM ET

In the Crossfire: Shrinking the income gap

President Obama said that the growing gap between rich and poor Americans is threatening the ideals the country was founded upon.

Who has the best plan for shrinking the gap and growing the middle class?

Tonight at 6:30pm ET, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) join Newt Gingrich and Stephanie Cutter in the Crossfire to debate the income gap.

We want you to weigh in: Do you think the minimum wage should be increased?

Vote by tweeting yes or no using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page if you are on a mobile device.


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