This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Gloria Borger) The 2006 Gingrich contract with Freddie Mac that is vague but suggests he was hired as some kind of senior counsel and what the Gingrich group is saying about releasing more information discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's James Carville, Bay Buchanan and Tea Party founder David Webb about the Gingrich contract with Freddie Mac. [CARVILLE - says all Gingrich has to do is full disclosure; states the Republicans will not let this go to Gingrich and Romney has to show something; outlines Romney's problems: not good on his feet.] [BUCHANAN - comments on Romney's Bain contract and we need to know what Newt did; calls South Carolina's primary unusual.] [WEBB - says there has been no accountability from Freddie Mac, so we need transparency; states Gingrich needs the PAC money to compete in Florida and Romney has to step up his game.]
(Studio: John King) The politics of the Republican fight for Florida between Mitt Romney and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich previewed; graphics about the demographics of the state shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The question of who controls the Super PACs, political groups that are allowed unlimited spending as agreed to by the Supreme Court, examined; details given about anonymous rich guy influence. [Attorney James BOPP- defends the First Amendment and the Super PAC system.] [FEC commissioner Donald McGAHN- says the government cannot rein in the super PACs.] [Retired investment fund/Santorum backer Foster FRIESS- talks about his donations for Rick Santorum.] [Campaign Legal Center Paul RYAN- reacts; worries about corruption.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Tuesday night CNN coverage outlined on screen.
(Clay, Alabama: Reynolds Wolf) The impact of the tornadoes on Alabama reviewed; scenes shown of the wreckage in Clay in Jefferson County.
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The recovery of two more bodies from the wreck of the damaged cruise ship Costa Concordia; the funeral in Pennsylvania for legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno; a chaotic start for parliament in Egypt and the black eyes for Senator John Kerry following a hockey game injury reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Sanjay Gupta) The status of the recovery of Giffords, the pace of regaining speech, the physical recovery, the potential for a functional recovery from such a brain injury discussed; animated diagram of a gunshot to the brain.
(Studio: Isha Sesay) New sanctions from the European Commission on Syria; the refusal by Senator Rand Paul to be patted down by security at the Nashville airport; the outrage over the priceline ad that shows spokesman William Shatner being killed; China's celebration of the Year of the Dragon and the announcement that Starbucks will add beer and wine to its menu reported.