This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Pamela Brown) Obama's stance on the Supreme Court, on Trump, the Democratic candidates discussed. [OBAMA - talks about Trump & the other Republican presidential candidates, Hillary, from his administration.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with law professor Jonathan Turley & CNN's Gloria Borger & John King about Obama, the Supreme Court & the Republicans. [KING, BORGER, TURLEY - talk about Obama, Trump, the importance of the election for Obama's legacy, the Supreme Court standoff, what it means for a nominee going before the Senate, the legacy value for his court pick, the pressure on Iowa Senator Charles Grassley.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Charleston: Sunlen Serfaty) The campaign in South Carolina by Ted Cruz & his criticism of Trump on the abortion issue discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: John King) Thre CNN poll numbers on the Republicans with Trump leading just before the next primary in South Carolina & what the numbers there will mean discussed; specifics of the polls statistics cited. [CNN's Gloria BORGER - assesses Trump's lead in the vote in the South Carolina primary; comments on the Jeb Bush campaign, what it will mean if he comes out lower than third place.]
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The nasty state of the Republican politics examined; scenes shown from the last debate in South Carolina, a state with a history of nasty politics; from a Cruz ad. [TRUMP, Marco RUBIO, CRUZ - calls each other liars.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with South Carolina Republican Katon Dawson, CNN's Amanda Carpenter & Jeffrey Lord about the race in South carolina; Cruz attack ad against Trump shown. [DAWSON, LORD, CARPENTER - offer views on the state race to catch Trump, a Teflon candidate, the immigration issue, the evangelical voter, the divided field against Trump, how Trump is "re-making" the Republican electorate rather than campaigning on issues.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Republican town halls being moderated by CNN noted.
(South Carolina: Jeff Zeleny) The focus in the Democratic race between Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton for the black vote & racism in South Carolina examined; details given about the Eric Garner case out of New York City. [SANDERS, CLINTON - campaign on race issues.] [Daughter Erica GARNER - campaigns for Sanders.] The uphill battle in the state for Sanders discussed.
(Washington: Brian Todd) The questions about the handling of the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in Texas examined. [Former DC homicide commander William RITCHIE@- criticizes the death investigation; outlines what they should have looked for on the body.] [Donald TRUMP - says they found a pillow on his face.] Ranch owner John Poindexter quoted. [Law professor Jonathan TURLEY - says an autopsy should have been done.] The position of the Scalia family noted.
(Studio: Amara Walker) The return to the stage in Paris of the band Eagles of Death Metal after the terrorism attacks in November; the deal between the US & Cuba to resume commercial flights; the auction in the Philippines of the jewelry of Imelda Marcos reported.