August 21st, 2013
02:02 PM ET
8 months ago

Crossfire Classic: Gingrich on Hillary Clinton in 1992

CNN’s Crossfire is coming back! Each day as we count down to the debut of CNN’s Crossfire, our hosts are presenting classic moments from the program’s 23-year history. As we dug through the archives, we were surprised and delighted to see how many distinguished guests have taken part in Crossfire debates and how many of the topics remain relevant.

Today, Newt Gingrich introduces a 1992 Crossfire Classic whose guests and topic you’ll instantly recognize.

Crossfire returns to CNN on September 16, airing weekdays at 6:30pm ET.


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Howard Dean on 2016: 'At this point, I'm supporting Hillary Clinton'
August 21st, 2013
12:41 PM ET
8 months ago

Howard Dean on 2016: 'At this point, I'm supporting Hillary Clinton'

(CNN) – Howard Dean's presidential hopes may not be as high as his trips to Iowa and New Hampshire suggest, based on the candidate he currently supports for 2016.

"At this point, I'm supporting Hillary Clinton," the former governor of Vermont told The Des Moines Register Wednesday in an interview in Idaho.
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Obama backs Booker
August 21st, 2013
10:51 AM ET
8 months ago

Obama backs Booker

(CNN) – In an announcement with little surprise, President Barack Obama officially endorsed Newark Mayor Cory Booker in the U.S. Senate special election in New Jersey.

The president praised the Democratic mayor for his work in public office in a statement released Wednesday by Booker's campaign.
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Filed under: Cory Booker • New Jersey • President Obama
Democratic congressman sues IRS
August 21st, 2013
10:01 AM ET
8 months ago

Democratic congressman sues IRS

Washington (CNN) – Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Internal Revenue Service over the agency's criteria for tax-exempt social welfare groups.

The lawsuit seeks clarification over a discrepancy in the way federal law defines eligibility requirements for a 501(c)(4) group versus the way the IRS defines such groups.

The difference comes down to two words: 'exclusively' and 'primarily.'
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Filed under: Chris Van Hollen • IRS
Christie's massive lead in governor's race shrinks
August 21st, 2013
09:48 AM ET
8 months ago

Christie's massive lead in governor's race shrinks

Washington (CNN) – When is a 20 percentage point lead not so impressive?

When it's down from a 30-point lead.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • New Jersey • Polls
August 21st, 2013
08:57 AM ET
8 months ago

Zuckerberg: Concerns were expressed about immigration lobbying

(CNN) – Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to add immigration reform to his long list of accomplishments.

Since forming a public interest group with other leading tech CEOs back in April, he has intensified lobbying efforts for comprehensive immigration reform.
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Filed under: Facebook • Immigration
What you'll actually pay for Obamacare
Obamacare subsidies defray how much lower-income consumers have to pay for insurance.
August 21st, 2013
07:32 AM ET
8 months ago

What you'll actually pay for Obamacare

New York (CNNMoney) – Millions of Americans won't have to pay full price for their Obamacare health insurance next year. But just how much they'll have to fork over depends on a couple different things.

Thanks to subsidies from the federal government, which will help pay for health insurance on state-based exchanges starting in 2014, many low- to moderate-income Americans will get a break on their premiums.

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Filed under: CNNMoney.com • Health care
Senator Rubio to meet with Zuckerberg at Facebook campus
August 21st, 2013
02:10 AM ET
8 months ago

Senator Rubio to meet with Zuckerberg at Facebook campus

Sen. Marco Rubio will meet with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the tech giant’s headquarters on Wednesday, a source with knowledge of the meeting told CNN Tuesday night.

Rubio, in the San Francisco Bay Area for fundraising events, was invited by Zuckerberg to visit the Facebook campus, which is in Menlo Park, California.
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Filed under: Immigration • Marco Rubio
August 21st, 2013
12:19 AM ET
8 months ago

No word from White House on whether Gupta swayed Obama on medical marijuana

(CNN) – A White House spokesman couldn't say Tuesday whether or not President Barack Obama's personal views on medical marijuana had changed after a column and documentary written by CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta detailing his own shift on the issue went viral.
 
Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest, asked if the White House had any official reaction to the column and if the president "has been personally looking at that issue," said he hadn't read it.
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