This program is 29 minutes long
(Greensboro, North Carolina: Lisa Myers) The emotional day in court with a not-guilty verdict on one count reviewed; details given about the case centering around whether money from Fred Baron and Rachel Bunny Mellon was used to cover up Edwards’ affair with Rielle Hunter. [Legal analyst Hampton DELLINGER- assesses the verdict.] [EDWARDS – accepts responsibility; speaks of daughter Quinn.]
(Studio: Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie) The outcome of the trial, the likelihood the government will retry this case and the impact on future cases involving campaign finance laws discussed.
(Studio: Chuck Todd) The day’s campaigning by President Obama and rival Mitt Romney reviewed; scenes shown of Obama at the White House for the unveiling of former President George Bush’s portrait, a pro-Romney rally. [In Massachusetts, Obama campaign strategist David AXELROD- criticizes Romney’s record as governor.] [At Solyndra, ROMNEY – calls Solyndra a symbol of failure.] The close race discussed.
(New York: Ron Mott) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial proposal for a ban on super-size sugary drinks examined; statistics on sugar consumption cited; statement from the American Beverage Assn. quoted. [BLOOMBERG – says obesity is getting worse.] [In New York City, Denver, Chicago and Los Angeles, 4 PEOPLE – react.] [Reason.com Nick GILLESPIE- says it’s not what we elect politicians to do.]
(Studio: Matt Lauer, Nancy Snyderman) This proposal, the impact on other municipalities and the political implications discussed.
(New York: Rehema Ellis) The challenge for young drivers with attention problems featured; details given about measures that help ADHD teenagers. [ADHD teen Annie ODDO, mother Eileen ODDO- comment.] [University of Virginia Daniel COX- outlines the problems.]