This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The remarks from Mitt Romney on the campaign trail examined; details given about his criticism of President Obama for raising taxes. [In Iowa, ROMNEY - says we need to balance the budget and keep promises; calls corporations "people."] [Several times, ROMNEY - campaigns against Obama for raising taxes and not cutting the deficit.] [April 20, on radio, ROMNEY - says he met with S&P about rating our future.] Romney's 2004 points as Massachusetts governor about taxes and fees quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Erick Erickson about Romney, Perry and the Republican field. [BEGALA - comments on Romney's flip-flops that make him vulnerable, on Perry's entering the race for president, what he brings to the party, on his brand of conservatism and how he has been successful in Texas.] [ERICKSON - talks about Romney's flip-flops on many positions; predicts Perry will do well in the primaries; notes the jobs created in Texas.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Candy Crowley about Obama and the left. [BEGALA - says he sees no sign of a primary challenge to Obama despite the liberal criticism; suggests the Obama folk focus on the Republicans: that will bring the Democrats back to Obama; suggests Obama needs a jobs package.] [From Iowa, CROWLEY - says we are reaching a crucial place in the election cycle with those unhappy sending a message; states Obama has to pay attention to the independents.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Democratic strategist Gary Pearce about Obama and the political base. [PEARCE - offers a baseball analogy about the Democrats and Obama; says he seems to believe the two parties can work together.]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The ongoing crackdown in Syria on anti-government protesters; the admission by the British prime minister about the mistakes made by police in the riots; the face transplant for Charla Nash, who was mauled by a chimpanzee two years ago; a failed test flight of the hypersonic glider reported. [Prime Minister David CAMERON - promises to punish the looters.]
(Aruba: Martin Savidge) The disappearance of Robyn Gardner of Maryland on vacation in Aruba while with Gary Giordano, who has a criminal record, examined; scenes shown from the island where Natalee Holloway went missing; details given about the police investigation into what happened to Gardner. [Giordano lawyer Michael LOPEZ- describes what happened.] [Boyfriend Richard FORRESTER - expresses doubt.] The latest on the investigation now that Giordano is no longer cooperating and is now classified as a suspect and the role of the Natalee Holloway Foundation in the matter discussed.
(Studio: Isha Sesay) A new report on Casey Anthony's responsibility for daughter Caylee's death; the arrest of the Dougherty siblings after a manhunt needed in Colorado; the movie deal for the "barefoot bandit" Colton Harris-Moore reported.