This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Joe Johns) The question for the Democrats about what to do about the Florida and Michigan primaries, which lost their delegates due to moving up their primary debates, featured; details given from the timeline for the two states. [Senator Bill NELSON - says we have a "major train wreck.] [Governors Charlie CRIST, Jennifer GRANHOLM - react.] [Democratic National Committee chairman Howard DEAN - cites the rules.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Florida Governor Crist about the primary. [CRIST - defends moving up the primary date in Florida; says he expects cooler heads to prevail for the state voters.] Other material: [DEAN - says Crist violated the rules of the process.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Florida Senator Bill Nelson about Michigan and Florida and their position in the Democratic Party after the states moved up the primary date despite the party rules. [NELSON - suggests we re-do the Florida election if the delegates won't be seated; says a Republican legislature and governor made the rule and the Democratic candidates are being penalized; states we have to do what is good for the party.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Democratic strategists Lanny Davis and Jamal Simmons about Michigan and Florida. [GERGEN - explains the importance of registering in these two big states; suggests we are moving to a re-do election; suggests Senator Barack Obama will go negative, but he has not been strong the last two days.] [SIMMONS - blames the Republicans in Florida; states the January contest was not fair.] [DAVIS - says a "firehouse" primary in Michigan can be paid for by fund raising because the situation has to be fixed; comments on the poll figures favoring Senator Hillary Clinton.]
(Studio: Gary Tuchman) A shooting at a seminary in Jerusalem; a new twist in the bombing at Times Square in New York City and the meeting of Frank Buckles, the last living veteran of World War I with President Bush, reported.
(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The FAA's fining of Southwest Airlines for air safety violations for not inspecting the fuselages and rudders of its older 737 planes examined; details given about evidence the FAA knew the planes were flying illegally and about problems with cracks in the planes. [Representative James OBERSTAR - calls this a serious lapse in aviation by the FAA.] Southwest's response about the missed inspections quoted. The planned Congressional hearings to discuss the inspection matter discussed.
(Philadelphia: Gary Tuchman) Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton, profiled; scenes shown of her campaigning at the University of Pennsylvania for her mother, where she answers students' questions. [CLINTON - responds to questions about her mother, the Bush-Clinton White Houses, the Florida delegates.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Gary Tuchman) How Chelsea says she has no political ambitions discussed.
(Studio: Gary Tuchman) The murders of female students at both the University of North Carolina and Auburn University; a 9/11 relic that will be moved to be installed at the memoria and the legal case in which the government conceded a vaccine was linked to a rare disorder in an autistic girl reported.