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March 16th, 2014
02:38 PM ET

Do Dems need a 'wake up call' for 2014?

As Obama's ratings drop and the GOP gears up, what are the Democrats' prospects for the 2014 midterms?


Filed under: 2014 • Ana Navarro • Charles Blow • Ron Brownstein • State of the Union
February 2nd, 2014
01:12 PM ET

Bridge over troubled waters for Christie

Former Congressman Artur Davis, former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn and CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein weigh in on the latest allegations against New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as Bridgegate scandal continues.

February 2nd, 2014
01:08 PM ET

Democrats scramble to keep control of Senate

Our panelists weight in on 2014 and whether Democrats will be able to maintain control of the Senate.


Filed under: 2014 • Anita Dunn • Artur Davis • Democrats • Ron Brownstein • State of the Union
May 26th, 2013
12:29 PM ET

The GOP divide: party factions at odds

CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein, The Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page, and Former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich discuss the internal debate within the GOP.


Filed under: Clarence Page • Newt Gingrich • Ron Brownstein
May 26th, 2013
12:06 PM ET

Newt says President's speech was "stunningly naive"

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Clarence Page, & Ron Brownstein weigh in on the President's counter-terrorism speech.


Filed under: Clarence Page • Newt Gingrich • Ron Brownstein
This Sunday...
May 24th, 2013
03:54 PM ET

This Sunday...

As residents of Moore, Oklahoma begin to recover in the wake of Monday’s deadly twister, we’ll ask Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) about the urgent needs of survivors and why there aren’t more storm shelters there. Plus, insight from two lawmakers who have rebuilt after major disasters: Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm and Joplin, Missouri Mayor Melodee Colbert-Kean.

Then, House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) reacts to the president’s major counterterrorism speech on curtailing drones and closing Guantanamo Bay prison.

Plus, our panel weighs in on the IRS official put on leave and the Boy Scouts decision to allow gay youths to join. Joining us are CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein, The Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page, and Former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich.

Sunday at 9a / 12p ET

March 24th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

Debate on guns, immigration continues

This week's panelists – California Attorney General Kamala Harris, CNN Contributor and Republican Strategist Ana Navarro, and CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein – discuss party stances on gun control and immigration laws, debating what action Congress should take on these controversial issues.


Filed under: Ana Navarro • Kamala Harris • Ron Brownstein
March 24th, 2013
01:16 PM ET

GOP, Americans shift on same-sex marriage

California Attorney General Kamala Harris, CNN Contributor and Republican Strategist Ana Navarro, and CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein discuss Republicans' shift in favor of same-sex marriage as DOMA, Prop 8 head to Supreme Court.


Filed under: Ana Navarro • Kamala Harris • Ron Brownstein
This Sunday...
January 18th, 2013
08:04 PM ET

This Sunday...

It’s inauguration weekend and we are live on the National Mall as President Obama prepares to take the oath of office. From looming budget battles, to immigration reform and a push for tighter gun laws, what is possible in this polarized political environment? Candy talks to White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe, and Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) gives the Republicans' take.

Then, what makes a memorable Inaugural speech? We get insight from two men who have written them, Former Clinton Speechwriter Don Baer, and Former George W. Bush Speechwriter Michael Gerson.

Plus, the next four years; does President Obama risk getting nothing done because he’s trying to do too much? We ask Former Democratic Senator Russ Feingold, Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, USA Today’s Susan Page and CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein.

Sunday 9a Eastern.

December 23rd, 2012
12:27 PM ET

State of the Union Crib Sheet for Sunday December 23rd 2012

Show Highlights

Today, the NRA’s National Director of the National School Shield Program Asa Hutchinson speaks to Candy about the aftermath of the Newtown shooting and how to protect our children in schools. Connecticut’s Senator Joe Lieberman gives his different take on the shooting, the NRA, and a possible nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. Then, the split amongst Republicans in the House of Representatives. Congressmen Steve LaTourette of Ohio – an ally of Speaker Boehner – and Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina – a leader of the conservative wing of the party – discuss why the speaker’s “Plan B” failed and the chances of going off the fiscal cliff. Finally, Ron Brownstein, Susan Page, and Mike Duffy are no longer optimistic that we’ll avoid the fiscal cliff. FULL POST

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