This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Joe Johns) Breaking news on the fight over the Democratic primaries in Michigan and Florida that did not count at the time reviewed; details given about the punishment by the Democratic National Committee because the two states moved up their primaries in violation of the party rules. [Florida Governor Charlie CRIST - reads statement about the silencing of voices.] Statement from DNC chairman Howard Dean about party rules quoted.
(Washington: Candy Crowley) How Senator Hillary Clinton won the primary races in Texas and Ohio examined; night call TV ad and the parodies on "Saturday Night Live" shown; details given about her criticism of Senator Barack Obama on NAFTA and the corruption trail of an Illinois Obama fund raiser. [CLINTON - campaigns against Obama.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The division of delegates in last night's results noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John King, David Gergen, Amy Holmes and Roland Martin about the Democratic race. [GERGEN - analyzes the last-minute vote in both states that went for Clinton and showed going negative helped her raise some doubts about him; comments on Obama's "new politics" argument.] [MARTIN - outlines what Obama will have to do and challenge on her on the foreign policy issue.] [HOLMES - comments on Obama's unwillingness to be specific.] [KING - says Obama coasted too long.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Washington: Candy Crowley) What happened to the Obama campaign against Senator Hillary Clinton in the last few days reviewed; night call TV ad shown; details given about the double whammy of the NAFTA memo and the corruption trial of an Obama supporter. [OBAMA - criticizes Clinton on experience.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John King, David Gergen, Amy Holmes and Roland Martin about the Democratic race. [MARTIN - says Obama's camp has to respond to Clinton's punches.] [HOLMES - comments on Hillary's tax return issue.] [GERGEN - says Obama has to absolutely go on the offensive and freshen up his message and his vision as opposed to old-style politics.] [KING - comments on whether Obama can show his "steel" before Pennsylvania and on the Michigan/Florida vote issue.] Other material: [On the plane, OBAMA - comments on Clinton's kitchen sink policy.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) A deadly home explosion in suburban Pittsburgh; actor Patrick Swayze's pancreatic cancer and the birth of identical triplets from one embryo reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Studio: John King) The aftermath of last night's primaries in Texas and Ohio reviewed; electronic map shown to illustrate the delegate count between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama and what might happen next in the campaigning.
(Washington: Dana Bash) Senator John McCain's endorsement from President Bush featured; scenes shown from the White House; details given about Bush's role with the Republican base and raising money. [BUSH - praises McCain; says McCain will be making the decisions.] [McCAIN - says he intends to have campaign events with the president.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John King, David Gergen, Amy Holmes and Roland Martin about the Republican race. [HOLMES - outlines a role for Bush in getting the conservatives to rally for McCain.] [GERGEN - says Bush is a better politician than a decision maker.] [KING - outlines how McCain will have to use Bush and how they can reframe the Iraq debate.] [MARTIN - comments on McCain and the economy issue.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John King, David Gergen, Amy Holmes and Roland Martin about McCain versus the Democrats. [HOLMES - says the Democratic fight has to help McCain.] [MARTIN - indicates the Democrats will dominate the headlines, so McCain has to figure out how to get his message out; outlines how McCain could get some of the black vote if Clinton gets the nomination.] [KING - speculates about the Democrats and whether they will hurt themselves.] [GERGEN - suggests McCain can have a creative period.] Other material: poll figures on potential races of McCain versus Senator Barack Obama or Senator Hillary Clinton shown.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The 911 audiotape of the shooting at a Wendy's in Florida; the high oil prices and the position of OPEC; the government's opening of the Glen Canyon Dam into the Colorado River to restore the ecosystem reported.