This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Las Vegas: David Chalian) How Bloomberg will get attention at the debate tonight for the first time, on will the contenders divide their time against Sanders & Bloomberg, on what is the strategy about Sanders & Bloomberg hitting each other of heart health issues discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Axelrod, Van Jones & Gloria Borger about the Democrats. [BORGER, AXELROD, JONES - offer views on the shift tonight with a public vetting of Bloomberg as he comes out from behind the 400-million-dollar curtain, how the left & right is squeezing out the mainline Democrat, the political issue of Sanders' health,.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) T%he background to Bloomberg's debate debut tonight presented; scenes shown from his 2001 & 2009 mayoral debates. [Communications strategist Brett O'DONNELL@- assesses Bloomberg aa a debater.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Axelrod, Van Jones & Gloria Borger about the Democrats. [AXELROD, JONES, BORGER - offer views on the challenges Bloomberg will face tonight, what a Bloomberg-Senator Bernie Sanders race will be like: a risky move for Bloomberg, on how voters will size him up on the stage tonight: how does he appeal to the public, on how he will say he is the guy who could beat President Trump.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The backgrounds of prior DNIs outlined on screen. Live discussion held with CNN's Rick Santorum & Carruie Cordero about the Grennell pick. [CORDERO - offers views on how this is an outrageous appointment since he has no experience, on the director's coordination role & how this should be a non-partisan post.] [SANTORUM - offers views on what the DNI role is & how Grennell might fit.]