This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Government in Washington Melanie Sloan about the Weiner resignation. [BASH - says for Weiner it was the coverup that did him in; comments on Senator Larry Craig's story and how the party tried to pressure him out.] [SLOAN - notes the Senate never seems to demand a senator resign.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Weiner's plans to go to rehab noted. [HLN's Dr. Drew PINSKY - comments on the "rehab treatment" options for Weiner; explains how an intensive group process works and how men who have power have narcisstic drives.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Republican strategist Tony Blankley and Democratic strategist Cornell Belcher about Romney's joke. [BLANKLEY - says presidential candidates should not really make jokes; notes Romney is not a "regular guy."] [BELCHER - reacts to the Romney joke and the campaign strategy of connecting to the regular guy.] [BLANKLEY, BELCHER - offer views on the Republican field: who will be the alternative to Romney.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The naming of Ayman al-Zawahiri as the leader of Al Qaeda to succeed the late Osama bin Laden; a statement from Saif el-Kadhafi there could soon be elections in Libya; the veto of the California budget by Governor Jerry Brown and the cleanup in Vancouver, Canada, after rioting after the loss in the NHL hockey finals reported.
(Orlando: Gary Tuchman) The day's testimony at the trial of Casey Anthony for the murder of her daughter, Caylee, reviewed; scenes shown from the courtroom where the defense began its case focusing on the lack of DNA evidence. [FBI DNA examiner Heather SEUBERT- says the information was inconclusive.] [Crime scene investigator Gerardo BLOISE- testifies.] The reaction of Casey's parents, George and Cindy Anthony, to paternity questions, how people are camping out for seats in the courtroom and whether Casey will take the stand discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with HLN's Dr. Drew Pinsky about the Casey Anthony murder trial. [PINSKY - talks about Casey's belief in the lies she tells: she is a "spectacular liar".]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former prosecutor Paul Henderson and DePaul University law professor Andrea Lyon, who was once Casey's attorney, about the Anthony trial. [HENDERSON - says the defense is throwing out a red herring with the DNA testing; comments on the duct tape.] [LYON - comments on the incest issue and how both sides are "inference slinging" in a circumstantial evidence case.]