(POLITICO) — Earlier this month, news broke that CNN was looking to relaunch "Crossfire," the famous debate show that pitted two pundits -- one liberal, one conservative -- against one another on the political issues of the day.
Sources now tell POLITICO that the network is in discussions with former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and former Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter about roles on the show.
"They are talking to Cutter and to Gingrich," a source familiar with the discussions said. "[Cutter] is in discussions; Newt is in discussions too," another source confirmed.
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