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December 23rd, 2012
12:27 PM ET

State of the Union Crib Sheet for Sunday December 23rd 2012

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Today, the NRA’s National Director of the National School Shield Program Asa Hutchinson speaks to Candy about the aftermath of the Newtown shooting and how to protect our children in schools. Connecticut’s Senator Joe Lieberman gives his different take on the shooting, the NRA, and a possible nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. Then, the split amongst Republicans in the House of Representatives. Congressmen Steve LaTourette of Ohio – an ally of Speaker Boehner – and Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina – a leader of the conservative wing of the party – discuss why the speaker’s “Plan B” failed and the chances of going off the fiscal cliff. Finally, Ron Brownstein, Susan Page, and Mike Duffy are no longer optimistic that we’ll avoid the fiscal cliff. FULL POST

December 23rd, 2012
09:31 AM ET

Will the NRA accept new gun legislation?

Asa Hutchinson Director of the NRA's National Model School Shield Program.  He weighs in on his proposal to put armed guards in schools

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December 23rd, 2012
09:20 AM ET

NRA: "Armed officers in every school"

Asa Hutchinson (R) Former Arkansas Congressman & NRA consultant weighs on what needs to be done to secure schools after the Sandy Hook tragedy.

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This Sunday...
December 21st, 2012
03:37 PM ET

This Sunday...

House Speaker John Boehner's civil war. The two sides of the fiscal cliff showdown within the Republican Party with Congressmen Steven LaTourette and Mick Mulvaney.

Plus- a culture of violence – with Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman.

And the NRA breaks its silence with a plan to keep schools safe. We have their point man, Asa Hutchinson.

Then the politics of it all with USA Today Wshington Bureau Chief Susan Page, CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein, and Time's Washington Bureau Chief Michael Duffy

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