This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Kristen Welker) New standards for behavior for Secret Service advance teams in the wake of the Colombia prostitution scandal featured; details given about new rules involving foreign nationals, non-reputable establishments and alcohol.
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The political battle over how to pay for extending the lower student loan interest rate reviewed; details given about the bill passed by House Republicans that takes money from a preventive care fund. [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – asks if we have to fight about everything.] [2 STUDENTS – worry.] [Representatives John TIERNEY, Rob WOODALL- comment.] [Representative Nancy PELOSI – criticizes Republicans for taking money out of women’s health.]
(Washington: Peter Alexander) The battle over substance vs. style in the presidential race between President Obama and Mitt Romney featured; web ad from the American Crossroads super PAC, which is backed by Republican strategist Karl Rove, portraying Obama as superficial, Obama campaign ad with former President Bill Clinton, and Senator John McCain’s 2008 anti-Obama ad shown; scenes shown of Romney on “Late Night with David Letterman.” [Political analyst Darrell WEST- says Republicans are hoping the same attack can deliver better results.] [Political satirist John SCHACHTER- notes humor is an effective tool in appealing to masses of people.]
(Greensboro, North Carolina: Lisa Myers) The dramatic day in the trial of former Senator John Edwards for violating campaign finance rules reviewed; scenes shown from outside the Greensboro, North Carolina courthouse; details given about defense attorney Abbe Lowell’s grilling of former Edwards aide Andrew Young; courtroom sketches shown; Young’s remarks about money from heiress Rachel Mellon for covering up Edwards’ affair with Rielle Hunter quoted. [Former federal prosecutor Kieran SHANAHAN- says Young showed passion about how he was betrayed by Edwards.]
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) Yesterday's monkey pox medical scare on Delta Flight 3163 from Detroit to Chicago reviewed; scenes shown of the jet that was quarantined on the runway; details given about the CDC response to the emergency prompted by passenger Lisa Sievers. [Passengers David GROVER, Tony FOX- describe what happened.] [SIEVERS – says she feels fine.] [CDC’s Dr. Martin CETRON- explains what would happen if Sievers had been seriously ill.]
(Washington: John Yang) The rise in the divorce rate among people over 50 examined. [Divorcees Martha McDOWELL, Robert DE L’ART- comment on the breakdown of their marriages and their new lives.] [“Calling it Quits” author Deirdre BAIR- notes women don’t feel they have to stay with someone they don’t like because they need to be supported.]
(New York: Anne Thompson) The final flight of the space shuttle Enterprise en route to its new home in New York City featured; scenes shown of the shuttle flying over landmarks; details given about its connection to the TV show “Star Trek” and its role as a test shuttle. [3 PEOPLE – react.] [Former shuttle commander Mark KELLY – says it’s an incredible machine that only Americans have been able to build and fly.]