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May 13th, 2014
09:14 PM ET

Gingrich: Karl Rove was totally wrong.

Newt Gingrich says Karl Rove was wrong for insinuating Hillary Clinton had a brain injury. Sens. Kaine and Graham debate.

Cutter presses Graham on climate change
Stephanie Cutter asks Sen. Lindsey Graham if he agrees with Marco Rubio's latest comments on climate change.

Alec Baldwin arrest angers Gingrich
Newt Gingrich is outraged that Alec Baldwin was arrested for riding his bike on the wrong side of the road.

Rove's dig at Clinton's health
May 13th, 2014
05:04 PM ET

Rove's dig at Clinton's health

Karl Rove's suggestion that Hillary Clinton suffers from a brain injury is coming under attack.

Rove, the mastermind behind George W. Bush's two presidential election victories, appeared at a conference last Thursday, where he discussed a 2012 incident that sent the then-secretary of state to the hospital, according to the New York Post's Page Six, the newspaper's well-known gossip column.

"Thirty days in the hospital?" asked Rove, a Fox News Channel contributor, according to the report. "And when she reappears, she's wearing glasses that are only for people who have traumatic brain injury? We need to know what's up with that." FULL STORY.

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At 6:30pm ET Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) join Newt Gingrich and Stephanie Cutter, who is back from maternity leave!

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We want you to weigh in: Will Karl Rove speculating about Hillary Clinton’s health backfire?

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

March 6th, 2014
09:13 PM ET

Graham Now Says Obama's Done Good Job

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) who has been a harsh critic of President Obama's foreign policy, now says in the last 24 hours, Obama has done a very good job in handling the Russia/ Ukraine crisis.

Kohn: GOP undermining Obama's leadership
Sally Kohn asks Sen. Lindsey Graham about his recent criticism on President Obama and if it's undermining him on the world stage.

Is Ukraine related to Benghazi?
Sally Kohn questions Sen. Graham on his connection from Benghazi to the Ukraine crisis.

Kohn: Obama vs. Putin? That's sick!
Sally Kohn was outraged that The Daily Caller put out a survey who would make a better President: Obama or Putin.

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Are Republicans undermining Obama on world stage?
March 6th, 2014
04:19 PM ET

Are Republicans undermining Obama on world stage?

President Obama signed an Executive Order Thursday allowing the U.S. government to impose a host of sanctions on both individuals and entities deemed to be violating Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. FULL STORY

Is the President's Ukraine diplomacy paying off or failing? At 6:30pm ET on Crossfire, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) go head-to-head in a debate joined by Newt Gingrich and guest host Sally Kohn.

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Sen. Graham has been highly critical of the President’s foreign policy, calling him "weak and indecisive" and going as far as blaming Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Benghazi.

In a CNN Opinion column, Kohn argues that the Republican attacks on Obama are hurting America’s global standing.

We want you to weigh in: Do you think GOP criticism of Obama undermines him on the world stage?

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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November 20th, 2013
07:04 PM ET

Sen. Tim Scott passes on Sen. Lindsey Graham endorsement

(CNN) – Sen. Tim Scott is passing on throwing his support behind Lindsey Graham, his fellow South Carolina Republican senator, who faces four conservative primary challengers as he runs for re-election next year.

Instead, Scott, who was appointed to the Senate late last year, said he would focus on his own election next year.

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September 24th, 2013
07:36 PM ET

Bernie Sanders: Obamacare is a ‘good Republican program’

Washington (CNN) – Noted Senate liberal Bernie Sanders stood in support of Obamacare Tuesday even while saying the bill doesn’t go nearly far enough.

Sanders, an Independent who caucuses with Senate Democrats, reiterated his support of a universal single-payer Medicare for all, inspired by health care programs in Europe. On CNN’s Crossfire, he called the Affordable Care Act that Congress passed in 2010 a “good Republican program,” referring to the Massachusetts program introduced by former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney that served as the blueprint for what has come to be known as Obamacare.


Sen. Lindsey Graham: Obamacare stinks

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he supports certain elements of Obamacare but says the overall plan is bad for jobs.

Sanders: Americans hurting very badly

Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bernie Sanders take over Crossfire and debate Obamacare, taxes and entitlements.

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In the Crossfire: Sens. Graham & Sanders
September 24th, 2013
04:29 PM ET

In the Crossfire: Sens. Graham & Sanders


Less than a week from the government shutdown deadline, the debate continues over President Obama’s controversial health care law. Despite Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plans to remove the provision that defunds the law, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has taken to the Senate floor to deliver remarks on Obamacare and the shutdown, saying, “I intend to speak until I am no longer able to stand.”

Tonight, two U.S. Senators, Bernie Sanders, an independent who supports Obamacare, and Republican Lindsey Graham, who opposes it, face off on the controversial health care law with hosts Newt Gingrich and Van Jones.

We want you to weigh in. Do you think the implementation of Obamacare should be delayed to make changes to the law? Reply with Yes or No below, respond to our tweet, or comment on our Facebook post to vote.