This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Randi Kaye) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Tea Party co-organizer Dana Loesch about politics, health care and the economy. [BEGALA - says Republicans will try to repeal health care legislation, but they know they can't do it; hopes Obama will offer ways to create jobs.] [LOESCH - says health care is tied to jobs for the Democrats; states Republicans need to go whole hog on this.] [BEGALA, LOESCH - bicker over health care reform.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Tea Party co-organizer Dana Loesch and Salon.com editor Joan Walsh about Olbermann and his donating to political causes. [BEGALA, WALSH, LOESCH - offer views on the MSNBc suspension of Olbermann, the clarity or murkiness of the network policies and the transparency of Olbermann not disclosing his donations.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye; India: Ed Henry) What is not happening on Obama's trip costwise, with the Navy presence and how cost figures are not being given out for security reasons discussed.
(Studio: Joe Johns) The soaring death toll from the volcano eruption in Indonesia; the Al Qaeda in Yemen claims for the plot to send bombs in cargo planes to the US; a group of gay Republicans request that "don't ask, don't tell" is unconstitutional and must be stopped and new hope for the jobs market reported; volcano photos shown.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) Earlier interview held with actor Sean Pena about the situation in Haiti. [PENN - says we avoided the worst of the hurricane; comments on the cholera epidemic; states we feared the hurricane would hit so we urged the people to leave the camps, which are very vulnerable; assesses the response to the emergency here: water problems.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) Live discussion held with "InSession"'s Sunny Hostin and CNN's Jeffrey Toobin about the Connecticut trial; Petit family photos shown. [HOSTIN - comments on the note from jurors about "unanimously" mitigating factors.] [TOOBIN - says it is good news for the defense that the jury is out and leaning towards life in prison; notes the lawyers for Hayes have done a good job: lawyers matter in death penalty cases.]