Panel discusses whether raids will give Obama leverage at home.
In exclusive State of the Union web extra our panel debates how to resolve the government shutdown and debt crisis.
Senator Ted Cruz talks with Candy about his impact on the Republican 'brand' and the country's political sentiment.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNN's Candy Crowley that "Congress is playing with fire."
Jack Lew talks to CNN's Candy Crowley about the importance of raising the debt ceiling so Congress can pay its bills. Lew tells Candy that defaulting on the debt ceiling is like saying "I ran up my credit card and I decided not to pay it."
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) said Sunday that while he doesn’t believe the United States will default on its debt come October 17th, the looming deadline does give Republicans an opportunity to negotiate with the president on ObamaCare.
In an exclusive interview with Candy Crowley on State of the Union, Cruz said that, historically, raising the debt ceiling has been used as leverage in dealings with presidents, a tactic he believes his party will – and should – use again.
“We should look for three things,” he said. “Number one, we should look for some significant structural plan and reduce government spending. Number two, we should avoid new taxes. And number, we should look for ways to mitigate the harms from Obamacare.”
Sen. Ted Cruz speaks with CNN's Candy Crowley about the impact he says the Affordable Care Act is having on the country.
"Obamacare is hurting millions of people. It's killing their jobs. It's forcing them into part-time work. It's driving up health insurance premiums, and it's causing millions of Americans to lose or risk losing their health insurance. That's a win for the American people is actually responding to the real harms that are coming from Obamacare."
Jack Lew talks to Candy about fallout from the federal government shutdown.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks with Candy about the partial federal government shutdown.