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March 11th, 2012
02:18 PM ET

SOTU Crib Sheet for March 11th

Today, Candy spoke with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Reid gave his reaction to this morning’s shooting incident in Afghanistan in which an American soldier opened fire on Afghan civilians. He also discussed his meeting with members of President Obama’s re-election team and expressed confidence that the Democrats will maintain control of the Senate in November.

Amid calls for Newt Gingrich to drop out of the Republican race, Candy also talked to two veterans of the presidential campaign trail, former candidates Dick Gephardt and Steve Forbes. They explained what was involved in their decisions to end their campaigns and also gave their opinions on the state of the 2012 race.

Finally, Candy was joined by the Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore, the Washington Post’s Dan Balz and former OMB Director Alice Rivlin to dissect this week’s unemployment numbers and how the state of the economy is impacting the 2012 presidential race.

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Filed under: 2012 • Afghanistan • Alice Rivlin • Dan Balz • DIck Gephardt • Economy • Harry Reid • Jobs • Post-show rundown • State of the Union • Steve Forbes
March 11th, 2012
11:22 AM ET

Will the economy affect the 2012 race?

Former Presidential Candidates Dick Gephardt and Steve Forbes weigh in on how the economy will play into the 2012 race.


Filed under: DIck Gephardt • Steve Forbes
March 11th, 2012
11:20 AM ET

Is the GOP weakened by a long primary?

Former GOP Presidential Candidates Dick Gephardt and Steve Forbes analyze the effect of a prolonged GOP race.


Filed under: DIck Gephardt • Steve Forbes
March 11th, 2012
11:17 AM ET

Forbes: Romney will limp to finish line

Steve Forbes tells CNN's Candy Crowley that Rick Santorum's recent ascendancy will contribute to an extended battle.


Filed under: DIck Gephardt • Steve Forbes
This Sunday...
March 9th, 2012
05:33 PM ET

This Sunday...

We’ll discuss the democrats’ agenda in congress and the 2012 presidential campaign with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada).

Plus, the intersection of politics and the economy: How will an improving economy influence the presidential race? We’ll get perspective from the Washington Post’s Dan Balz, The Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore, and Former Office of Management and Budget Director Alice Rivlin.

Then, the lessons learned from two former Republican Presidential candidates. Dick Gephardt and Steve Forbes offer their assessment of the 2012 presidential field.

State of the Union airs Sunday at 9 a.m. & noon ET.


Filed under: Dan Balz • DIck Gephardt • Harry Reid • Stephen Moore • Steve Forbes

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