October 19th, 2012
10:53 PM ET

What role will Benghazi play in debate?

Ari Fleischer and Paul Begala discuss the likely topics for the upcoming presidential debate focusing on foreign policy.

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Filed under: 2012 Election • Afghanistan • Ari Fleischer • Israel • Libya • Mitt Romney • Paul Begala • President Barack Obama • Presidential Debate • Raw Politics
September 19th, 2012
12:45 AM ET

McKinnon: 'It's getting harder to defend him'

Mitt Romney goes on the offensive after a leaked video caught him saying that Obama voters believe "they are victims." Anderson Cooper talks with Daily Beast Columnist Mark McKinnon, Fmr. Spokeswoman for the Santorum 2012 Campaign Alice Stewart, CNN's Paul Begala and John King about whether Romney's gaffe will have a lasting impact on his chances of winning the election.

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Filed under: John King • Mitt Romney • Paul Begala
September 18th, 2012
01:10 AM ET

Romney comments caught on tape

Mitt Romney told big-money donors at a California fundraiser that Obama voters believe "they are victims" and almost half are "dependent on the government." CNN Contributors Paul Begala and Ari Fleischer discuss whether Romney's statements will have an effect on his presidential campaign.

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Filed under: 2012 Election • Ari Fleischer • Mitt Romney • Paul Begala
September 14th, 2012
11:28 PM ET

Romney aide criticizes Obama for attacks

Rich Galen and Paul Begala discuss how the attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is playing out in U.S. politics and the Obama administration's relationship with Israel.

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Filed under: Israel • Libya • Paul Begala
August 31st, 2012
11:43 PM ET

Did Romney-Ryan's RNC strategy work?

Were Republicans successful at the Tampa convention in getting their message to voters? Republican Strategist Mary Matalin and Democratic Strategist Paul Begala discuss.

August 22nd, 2012
12:38 AM ET

Will Akin comments affect GOP race?

Anderson Cooper talks to Democratic Strategist Paul Begala along with pollster and former adviser to the Gingrich Presidential campaign Kellyanne Conway about Rep. Akin’s dismissal of calls to exit Senate race.


August 2nd, 2012
08:54 PM ET

Romney and Reid double down on tax fight

Sen. Harry Reid alleges Mitt Romney didn't pay taxes for a decade. On AC360, Paul Begala defends Reid and says there's evidence of Romney's "tax avoidance." Mary Matalin tells Anderson Cooper she thinks this is just a distraction and it's sad that the Democratic Senate Majority Leader is making the questionable claims.

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Filed under: Mary Matalin • Mitt Romney • Paul Begala
July 16th, 2012
11:53 PM ET

Raw Politics: Obama and Romney camps run negative ads

Paul Begala and Ari Fleischer discuss the 'Raw Politics' of the negative campaigning going on between Obama and Romney.

July 13th, 2012
09:58 PM ET

Paul Begala: Toughen up, Mitt Romney

Paul Begala and Ari Fleischer argue the tactics used by the Obama and Romney campaigns related to Bain Capital.

December 20th, 2011
10:25 PM ET

Video: Begala: GOP wants to ruin economy

Democratic strategist Paul Begala says House Republicans rejected the Senate's payroll tax extension plan to hurt Obama. Republican and Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer blames the Senate for passing poorly written legislation.

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Filed under: Paul Begala • Raw Politics
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