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There are growing questions about the Bluefin-21 search for Flight 370. What's happens when it completes its sweep? The latest tonight on AC360.
December 20th, 2013
09:19 PM ET

Obama: 2013 wasn’t the worst year

President Obama held his last news conference of 2013 today, and the critical questions didn’t come up short. Reporters grilled the president about whether he thinks it’s been his worst year. And while markets are at an all-time high, President Obama’s approval rating is down to 41% - an all-time low. CNN’s John King, Candy Crowley, and David Gergen discuss the president’s comments and what 2014 may have in store.

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November 7th, 2013
10:14 PM ET

President Obama's healthcare apology

Weeks after the Affordable Care Act website went live and melted down, President Obama is apologizing. He's apologizing for those technical problems, along with failing to live up to the promises he made.  At nearly every stop in the 2012 campaign, he repeated "you can keep your doctor" and "you can keep your plan." Now we know several million people are seeing their existing policies cancelled. Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley, Chief National Correspondent John King, and Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger all weigh in.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Candy Crowley • Gloria Borger • John King • Obamacare
November 7th, 2013
10:46 AM ET

Can Chris Christie turn his win in New Jersey into a nationwide campaign?

Many Republicans are hoping Chris Christie's landslide win in New Jersey will translate into a groundswell of support for a presidential run. Christie is now firmly in the national spotlight. For Americans who are just taking a first look at him as a possible contender in the Republican primary, there is a lot to consider. Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley takes a closer look.
CNN Contributor and Republican Strategist Ana Navarro served as national Hispanic chair in John Huntsman's presidential campaign. CNN Political Commentator Cornell Belcher was an Obama 2012 pollster. They debate Chris Christie's chances at winning the White House.

 

 

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Filed under: Ana Navarro • Candy Crowley • Chris Christie • Cornell Belcher
November 6th, 2013
12:15 AM ET

"That wasn't an acceptance speech, that was an announcement speech"

That's political commentator Alex Castellanos' first reaction to hearing Chris Christie's victory speech. He won a second term as New Jersey's governor. The AC360 Later panel debates what his speech says about Christie's presidential ambitions.

November 6th, 2013
12:13 AM ET

The message McAuliffe's victory sends to Republicans

The Virginia governor's race came down to the wire. In the end Democrat Terry McAuliffe edged past Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. The state race often centered around national issues like Obamacare and the government shutdown. So what does this say to Republicans looking ahead to the midterms and the next presidential election? The AC360 Later panel weighs in.

November 5th, 2013
11:36 PM ET

Does Chris Christie's victory set the stage for a White House run?

Chris Christie won a second term as New Jersey's Governor in a landslide victory over his Democratic opponent. But even before voters went to the polls, there was plenty of talk a presidential run could be next. Jake Tapper, Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley and Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger discuss what's next for Chris Christie.

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Filed under: Candy Crowley • Chris Christie • Gloria Borger • Jake Tapper
November 1st, 2013
12:56 AM ET

"Benghazi was a tragedy not a scandal"

That's how CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin responded to Republican accusations of a coverup in the investigation into the terror attack in Benghazi. It comes as CNN has learned a House Intelligence Subcommittee is scheduled to hear from security forces who responded to the assault. The AC360 Later panel discusses the current state of the Benghazi investigation.
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November 1st, 2013
12:54 AM ET

New book claims Hillary Clinton & Chris Christie were nearly 2012 VP picks

The authors of the hit book "Game Change" are back. Their new book "Double Down" claims the Obama campaign nearly bumped Vice President Biden from the ticket. It also recounts a top Romney advisor making a last minute plea to consider Chris Christie as a running-mate over Paul Ryan. The AC360 Later panel reacts to the bombshell revelations.
November 1st, 2013
12:38 AM ET

Security forces who responded to Benghazi attack to testify behind closed doors

Sources tell CNN, security officers who who responded when Ambassador Stevens' compound was attacked will testify to Congress. The hearing set for the week of November 11 will happen behind closed doors. Drew Griffin broke the news on AC360.
Anderson discussed what all of this means with chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley, former CIA officer Robert Baer, and Patricia Smith, whose son, Sean was one of the four men killed in Benghazi.
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Filed under: Benghazi • Candy Crowley • Drew Griffin
November 1st, 2013
12:00 AM ET

"Game Change" authors "Double Down" with claims Biden was nearly dropped from 2012 ticket

It was nearly Obama / Clinton 2012. That's the latest bombshell from the team who wrote the book "Game Change" after the 2008 election. Their new book "Double Down" claims the Obama campaign did extensive polling and focus group testing on replacing Vice President Biden with then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2012. Anderson discussed all of this with New York Times correspondent Jonathan Martin and Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley.
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