This program is about 1 hour long
(Via phone: Ali Velshi) The broad plans designed to let the public know the administration will get involved in the oversight of financial instututions via the Federal Reserve Board to control big economic problems outlined.
(Philadelphia: Jessica Yellin) The push on Clinton to pull out of the campaign to end this primary featured. [CLINTON, former President Bill CLINTON - campaign.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - says having two candidates helps the other party.] [On XM Radio Potus '08, Senator Chris DODD - says we want this to be over with.] [Endorsing Obama, Senator Bob CASEY - speaks.] [Clinton supporter James CARVILLE - reacts to the complaints.] Hillary's letter to supporters quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A statement from Chelsea Clinton noted. [CLINTON - says her mother would be a better president than her father was.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Candy Crowley and "Time" magazine Mark Halperin about Hillary and the Democratic race. [CROWLEY - doubts there is harm in the campaigning continuing; states she can't see the party elders telling Hillary to get out.] [HALPERIN - says it will be better for Obama when the race with Hillary ends so he can focus on the contest with Senator John McCain.] Other material: NBC News political director Chuck Todd quoted about how the race is being made better.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Philadelphia: Randi Kaye) CNN interview held with Rendell about politics and his comments about Senator Barack Obama last month; his remarks that some whites won't vote for an African American candidate, the follow-up by the "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette" and a statement from Obama about race and Rendell and politics quoted. [RENDELL - comments on his remarks that were not intended to be racial; recounts his phone call with Obama.] Rendell's remarks about race in his gubernatorial race against Lynn Swann in Pennsylvania recalled.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Candy Crowley and "Time" magazine Mark Halperin about the Democratic race in Pennsylvania. [HALPERIN - says there are nagging questions about Obama that will be on display in Pennsylvania; cites the importance for any Democrat to win the white vote; predicts Senator Hillary Clinton will win Pennsylvania, but won't dig into Obama's delegate lead.] [CROWLEY - says the economy is the big working class issue and that is where Obama is reaching out; states his problem is with the white working class vote; comments on those pushing Hillary to get out and that is the story of this week.] [HALPERIN - says reporters always want the loser to get out of the race.]
(Lansing and Williamston, Michigan: Gary Tuchman) The politics behind a potential re-vote in Michigan and the opposition to a re-do examined. [State senator Buzz THOMAS - says the re-vote is dead.] [Former Michigan governor Jim BLANCHARD- blames Senator Barack Obama.] [Senator Hillary CLINTON - wants a recount or new elections in Florida and Michigan.] [OBAMA - wants a fair settlement.] [State senator Tupac HUNTER- opposes a re-do election.] ["Detroit Free Press' Dawson BELL- comments on the opposition to a do-over election.] [VOTER - comments.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The violence in Baghdad, Iraq; the arrest of a teenager in the shooting along I-64 in Virginia and the search for more bodies on the ranch where Charles Manson once lived reported; scenes shown from Baghdad.
(Jackson, Missouri: Randi Kaye) The story of Wal-Mart employee Debbie Shank, who has no short-term memory due to brain damage from a May 2000 highway accident, presented; details given about Debbie's injuries and treatment, the fine print in her Wal-Mart job papers about the company recouping money from her legal settlement and the court ruling backing Wal-Mart's right to that money. [Husband Jim SHANK- says Wal-Mart is within their right, but...] A statement from media relations David Tovar from Wal-Mart about why it went after the Shank money quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A discussion held with CNN's Randi Kaye and Jeffrey Toobin about the Wal-Mart case; Wal-Mart statement quoted. [TOOBIN - says Wal-Mart is not legally bound to sue, but did and won; outlines three other options for Wal-Mart: but all it has done is sue the Shanks; notes Wal-Mart is the "ultimate hardball company."] [KAYE - comments on the Shanks' trust fund money; outlines the varied angry viewer reaction to CNN's story on Wal-Mart.]
(Los Angeles and studio: Kara Finnstrom) The new developments in the murder in Los Angeles of high school athlete Jamiel Shaw in a gang violence shooting featured; photos and courtroom sketches by Bill Robles shown of Pedro Espinosa, an illegal immigrant who shot Shaw one day after being released from prison. [Father and mother Jamiel and Anita SHAW - speak about their son's murder.] Mr. Shaw shown speaking at the funeral. The military's plan to re-station Anita Shaw closer to home discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) A new White House plan to get the Federal Reserve to oversee financial institutions due to the sub-prime crisis; the shoplifting arrest in San Francisco of one of the brothers attacked by the tiger at the zoo last December and the removal of the grey wolf from the endangered species list reported.