March 6th, 2014
09:25 PM ET
1 month ago

Sen. Lindsey Graham compliments Obama on action over Ukraine

(CNN) - A fierce congressional critic of the Obama administration's foreign policy gave the President credit Thursday for recent actions he's taken in the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

Sen. Lindsey Graham said on CNN's "Crossfire" that Obama had done “a very good job” in the last 24 hours. The South Carolina Republican added “I appreciate what he did today. Thank God he’s upping his game.”

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Filed under: Crossfire • Lindsey Graham • Russia • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
February 13th, 2014
08:19 AM ET
2 months ago

Senator criticizes debt ceiling filibuster, then votes to filibuster

Washington (CNN) – Republican Sen. Dean Heller voted to filibuster the bill to raise the debt ceiling Wednesday, after telling CNN the night before that he did not support fellow Sen. Ted Cruz’s plan to do the same.

“Well, I don't think it's right, because at the end of the day, we're going to pass a clean debt ceiling increase, with Ted or without Ted's support, with my support or without my support,” Heller told Van Jones on CNN’s “Crossfire” Tuesday night.

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Filed under: Crossfire • Dean Heller • Debt • Nevada
The Crossfire live Facebook debate with Gingrich, Jones at 3 p.m. ET
January 27th, 2014
02:50 PM ET
3 months ago

The Crossfire live Facebook debate with Gingrich, Jones at 3 p.m. ET

With President Obama's State of the Union Address coming up, Van Jones and Newt Gingrich want to hear your thoughts on what he should say.

Please join them on the Crossfire Facebook page today, January 27 at 3 p.m. ET. You can live chat with Newt and Van about your expectations for the President's annual address.

They will take questions and respond to your comments, it may just turn into a little debate. See you then!

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Watch “Crossfire” weekdays at 6:30 p.m. ET on CNN.


Filed under: Crossfire
Will scandals impact 2016 prospects for Clinton and Christie?
January 16th, 2014
09:27 PM ET
3 months ago

Will scandals impact 2016 prospects for Clinton and Christie?

(CNN) - As Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie find themselves wrapped in scandals this week, can the two potential 2016 presidential frontrunners survive the political backlash?

Republicans have renewed their criticism of Clinton after the release of a bipartisan report by the Senate Intelligence Committee that concluded the attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012 was "likely preventable."

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Filed under: Chris Christie • Crossfire • Hillary Clinton
December 10th, 2013
10:58 PM ET
4 months ago

Crossfire: Both sides skeptical of budget deal

(CNN) - Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle expressed skepticism about the new budget deal after negotiators reached an agreement Tuesday that would prevent another government shutdown, if the bipartisan plan is approved by the House and Senate.

Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kansas, rejected the deal, saying on CNN's "Crossfire" he would not vote in favor of the budget compromise.
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Filed under: Budget • Crossfire
December 4th, 2013
09:15 PM ET
4 months ago

Crossfire: Rep. Jason Chaffetz: 'We're not doing a government shutdown'

(CNN) - Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, indicated Wednesday that there won't be another government shutdown.

"We're not doing a government shutdown," Chaffetz said in response to questions from CNN's Crossfire co-host Stephanie Cutter about the priorities of Republicans in the House, pointing to the last partial government shutdown.
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Filed under: Crossfire • Jason Chaffetz
RNC chair: ‘Of course’ I’m supporting McConnell
December 3rd, 2013
07:58 PM ET
4 months ago

RNC chair: ‘Of course’ I’m supporting McConnell

Washington (CNN) - The head of the Republican National Committee waved off any suggestion he might not rally behind Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in his bid for reelection.

"Of course I'm going to support the leader of the Republican Party," Reince Priebus told the panel on CNN's "Crossfire" on Tuesday.

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November 20th, 2013
07:59 PM ET
5 months ago

Crossfire: 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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Filed under: Crossfire • Lindsey Graham • Republican Party • South Carolina • Tim Scott
November 18th, 2013
08:21 PM ET
5 months ago

Crossfire: Support for Biden and Christie in 2016

(CNN) - As 2016 chatter heats up, two political insiders spill their potential picks for their respective party's presidential nominee.

CNN political commentator and Democratic strategist Donna Brazile said if Hillary Clinton doesn't run, Vice President Joe Biden might just take the cake.
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Filed under: 2016 • Crossfire • Tim Pawlenty
October 23rd, 2013
07:55 PM ET
6 months ago

Dean: Rules could change with Obamacare

Howard Dean says the delays with Obamacare could cause the mandates and deadlines to change.


Filed under: Crossfire • Howard Dean • Obamacare
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