July 16th, 2014
07:36 PM ET
3 months ago

Two former presidential candidates spar over Clinton v. Warren

(CNN) – In the hypothetical battle of Elizabeth Warren vs. Hillary Clinton in 2016, one former Clinton opponent is putting his money on the former secretary of the state, but not without caveats.

On Wednesday’s “Crossfire,” 52% of viewers who responded to the show’s fireback question said they believe Warren could beat Clinton in a Democratic primary. Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who ran against Clinton (and Obama) in 2008 in the Democratic presidential primary, disagreed.

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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Richardson • Crossfire • Elizabeth Warren • Hillary Clinton • Tim Pawlenty
July 15th, 2014
07:28 PM ET
3 months ago

Bachmann: Hundreds of thousands of foreign nationals 'invaded the U.S.' in last four months

(CNN) - As the Obama administration deals with a surge of unaccompanied and undocumented children from Central America cross the U.S. southern border, Rep. Michele Bachmann said Tuesday that immigrants have "invaded the United States" by the thousands since the spring.

"Since April, 300,000 to 500,000 foreign nationals at their election have invaded the United States," the Minnesota Republican said on CNN's "Crossfire."

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Filed under: Crossfire • Immigration • Michele Bachmann
July 8th, 2014
07:21 PM ET
3 months ago

Coburn: Obama's border funding 'wrong approach,' offers first class seat home to every child

(CNN) – Sen. Tom Coburn said Tuesday he opposes President Barack Obama's request for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the influx of unaccompanied minors across the southwest border.

"That's $60,000 per child we will spend, in emergency money," the Oklahoma Republican said on CNN's "Crossfire."

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Filed under: 2014 • Crossfire • Immigration • President Obama • Tom Coburn
June 18th, 2014
07:55 PM ET
4 months ago

Perry weighs in on U.S. options in Iraq

(CNN) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry left the door open to possible U.S. airstrikes against Iraq.

"The bottom line on this one is they need to leave this to the commanders in the field," Perry said on CNN's "Crossfire" on Wednesday.

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Filed under: Crossfire • Iraq • Rick Perry
June 9th, 2014
07:44 PM ET
4 months ago

Crossfire: Heated exchange over Hillary Clinton calling West Bank 'under occupation'

Updated 1:33 p.m. ET, 6/10/2014

Hillary Clinton will discuss her memoir "Hard Choices" in a town hall meeting at the Newseum in Washington at 5 p.m. ET on June 17. The former secretary of state, senator and first lady will take questions from moderator Christiane Amanpour, CNN's Chief International Correspondent, and members of the audience. The town hall will be simulcast on CNN International and CNN en Espanol.

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton’s new book includes some inflammatory language about one of America’s closest allies, Israel, and its relationship with the Palestinian territories.

And Monday on CNN's Crossfire, co-host S.E. Cupp challenged Tracy Sefl from the pro-Clinton super PAC Ready for Hillary on the issue, calling the language a "doozy" of a gaffe.

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Filed under: 2016 • Crossfire • Hillary Clinton • Israel
May 28th, 2014
07:37 PM ET
5 months ago

Crossfire: Is Ben Carson qualified to be president?

(CNN) – Ben Carson, a renowned neurosurgeon and a popular figure among conservatives who's considering a run for president, wouldn't say whether he's qualified to be commander in chief.

Appearing on CNN's "Crossfire” on Wednesday, Carson was asked by co-host Stephanie Cutter on the left whether he thinks he has what it takes to lead the country.

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Filed under: 2016 • Ben Carson • Crossfire • Republican Party
May 13th, 2014
07:40 PM ET
5 months ago

Crossfire: Gingrich slams ‘Republican consultant class’

(CNN) - Crossfire co-host Newt Gingrich took aim at Republican elites, opening Tuesday's show by criticizing Karl Rove for his recent comments questioning Hillary Clinton's health.

"I do believe that Karl Rove was totally wrong," the former speaker of the House said in response to a report that Rove, a powerful Republican strategist, suggested the former secretary of state suffers from a brain injury stemming from a 2012 health scare.

"I think he represented the worst instincts of the consulting class in the Republican Party," Gingrich said.

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Filed under: 2016 • Crossfire • Hillary Clinton • Karl Rove
May 5th, 2014
07:21 PM ET
6 months ago

Crossfire: Santorum doesn't think Rand Paul would win GOP nomination

(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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Filed under: 2016 • Crossfire • Rand Paul • Republican Party • Rick Santorum
May 2nd, 2014
07:38 PM ET
6 months ago

Crossfire: Does Obama deserve credit for unemployment falling?

(CNN) - Van Jones and Newt Gingrich debate with Reps. Andy Harris and Barbara Lee over whether the GOP should give President Obama any credit for the latest dip in the unemployment rate.

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Filed under: Crossfire
May 1st, 2014
07:59 PM ET
6 months ago

Crossfire: Is Obama striding or stumbling on the world stage?

(CNN) – Is Barack Obama doing enough to stop Vladimir Putin?

That’s the question CNN “Crossfire” co-hosts Van Jones, on the left, and Newt Gingrich, on the right, asked Rep. Karen Bass, D-California, and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, on Thursday.
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Filed under: Crossfire • Foreign Policy • Obama administration • President Obama • Ron Johnson • Russia • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
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