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CNN Reviving 'Crossfire' With Newt Gingrich, S.E. Cupp, Stephanie Cutter and Van Jones

Date June 26, 2013

By Tim Molloy

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - CNN is reviving "Crossfire" in the fall with conservative hosts Newt Gingrich and S.E. Cupp and liberals Stephanie Cutter and Van Jones.

The show previously ran from 1982 to 2005. The four hosts will also appear on CNN's other coverage. Cupp is joining CNN from MSNBC, which she is one of the network's most prominent conservative voices as a host of "The Cycle."

"Following the successful launches of 'Around theWorld,' 'The Lead with Jake Tapper,' and 'New Day,' we felt it was the right time to turn our attention next to 'Crossfire,'" said Ken Jautz, executive vice president of CNN. "This will be the next step in reinvigorating our lineup of live programs."

Newt Gingrich is the former Speaker of the House and former Republican presidential candidate. The former Fox News contributor has published 24 books.

Cupp is the author of "Losing Our Religion: The Liberal Media's Attack on Christianity" and co-author of "Why You're Wrong About the Right." She will continue her role as a contributor to TheBlaze. She is also a columnist at the New York Daily News and a contributing editor at Townhall Magazine.

Stephanie Cutter is a partner at Precision Strategies, a strategic consulting firm started with three veterans from the Obama 2012 campaign team. She served as the deputy campaign manager for President Obama's re-election campaign and joined Obama's 2008 campaign as Michelle Obama's chief of staff and senior adviser to then Senator Obama.

Van Jones is the founding president of Rebuild the Dream, an organization that searches for ways to improve the U.S. economy. He is the author of two The New York Times best selling books, "The Green Collar Economy" and "Rebuild the Dream." In 2009, Jones worked as the green jobs advisor for the Obama administration.

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