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July 9th, 2014
10:28 PM ET

Keeping Them Honest: Border crisis conspiracy?

President Obama described today's meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry as constructive. The President also expressed plenty of frustration at the politics surrounding the country's immigration crisis. Anderson looks at how some of the political rhetoric has turned to wild conspiracy theories.

Anderson discussed all of this with Univision's Jorge Ramos, Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash and Senior Political Analyst David Gergen.

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Filed under: Dana Bash • David Gergen • Immigration • Jorge Ramos • Keeping Them Honest
July 8th, 2014
10:20 PM ET

What led to the immigration crisis?

There are no easy answers when it comes to ending America's immigration crisis. There is little certainty about what will happen to the flood of unaccompanied children flooding across the border. Ed Lavandera looks at what's happening to the children in limbo.

Why it is so difficult to repeal the law that allows these children to apply for asylum? Anderson discusses this with Dan Restrepo, who was President Obama's top advisor on Latin American affairs and Senior Political Analyst David Gergen.


Filed under: David Gergen • Ed Lavandera • Immigration
January 31st, 2014
09:56 PM ET

Kate Zernike: "Wildstein is calling Christie on a lie"

He was once Chris Christie's appointee's to the Port Authority, now David Wildstein could be the Governor's biggest problem as the bridge scandal unfolds. Anderson discussed Wildstein's bombshell letter with the New York Times Reporter who broke today's big Christie news along with The Bergen Record's Shawn Boburg, Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash.

Anderson dug deeper as Senior Political Analyst David Gergen joined the conversion.
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Filed under: Dana Bash • David Gergen • Jeffrey Toobin
January 9th, 2014
12:56 AM ET

Will bridge crisis sink Christie's presidential chances?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie responded today to allegations that his office intentionally disrupted traffic on the world's busiest bridge as political payback. Emails that link some of his closest aides to the incident are raising questions about Christie's possible presidential run. Tonight, Jeffrey Toobin declared "it is all over for Chris Christie." Watch how the rest of the AC360 Later panel responds to that statement.

January 9th, 2014
12:12 AM ET

Keeping Them Honest: Chris Christie’s bridge crisis

There are new allegations that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's office ordered lane closings that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge. It was reportedly political payback after the mayor of the city affected by the traffic jam refused to endorse Christie. Many see Governor Christie as the Republicans’ best hope to win the White House in 2016. Anderson takes a closer look at the crisis rocking the Christie camp, along with Christie's reputation as a bipartisan uniter.

Anderson discussed all of this with Senior Political Analyst David Gergen, Chief National Correspondent John King and Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger.


Filed under: Chris Christie • David Gergen • Gloria Borger • John King
December 26th, 2013
09:12 PM ET

New polls on 2016 race

There are 1,042 more days until the 2016 election and the CNN/ORC polling unit asked Americans who they like. The result? Hillary Clinton beats most Republican contenders, with one exception: Chris Christie. If the election were held today, those polled would put the New Jersey Governor in the White House. Political Commentators Kevin Madden, Cornell Belcher, and Political Analyst David Gergen discuss the latest polling and Americans’ disapproval with Congress.

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Filed under: Cornell Belcher • David Gergen • Raw Politics
December 23rd, 2013
10:34 PM ET

Politics and Power in 2013

Anderson takes a look back at politics and power in 2013 from the U.S. government shutdown to the Affordable Care Act and everything in between.
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Filed under: Ana Navarro • Anderson Cooper • Andrew Sullivan • Charles Blow • David Gergen • Raw Politics
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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Filed under: Barack Obama • Candy Crowley • David Gergen • John King
December 10th, 2013
10:20 PM ET

President Obama shakes hands with Raul Castro... What now?

The world's eyes were on President Obama today at Nelson Mandela's memorial. While he was on stage he shook the hand of Cuba's President Raul Castro. The White House says the moment was unplanned and uncomplicated. Some are calling this a sign of hope, while others call it a sign of surrender. John Berman discussed it with CNNPolitical Commentator Ana Navarro and Senior Political Analayst David Gergen.


Filed under: Ana Navarro • Barack Obama • David Gergen • Raul Castro
November 22nd, 2013
08:49 PM ET

The JFK assassination 50 years later

A half century has passed since the death of President John F. Kennedy. There is no way to know how the world would be a different place had JFK been able to serve out his term and maybe even a second. Anderson discussed the tragic events of the assassination along with JFK's legacy with John King, Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley and Senior Political Analyst David Gergen.

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Filed under: David Gergen • Douglas Brinkley • John King
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