Gov. Hickenlooper talks about the events surrounding the death of his close friend and Colorado State Prison Chief Tom Clements. Clements was gunned down in his own home this week.
Gov. John Hickenlooper weighs in on why Colorado's new gun control laws don't include an assault weapons ban.
An Exclusive interview with Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on the growing backlog of veterans claims, the high rate of unemployment among vets, and the transition for troops as they come home from war.
Colorado governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) joins us to discuss his signing of two landmark bills, as Colorado becomes the sixth state to legalize civil unions, and the second state to enact gun control bills in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings.
Plus, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, Austin Nimocks from Alliance Defending Freedom, Republican Strategist Ana Navarro and CNN Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein on the Supreme Court’s decision to hear oral arguments in the challenges to the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8. And, with a political ceasefire over the budget, expect Congress to tackle two big legislative priorities - immigration and guns. We’ll look at the challenges facing each, and their chances for passage.
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on the "culture of violence" and gun safety: "certainly the culture of violence - and look at the level of violence in our media, video games, the depiction of these assault weapons again and again, there might well be some direct connection between people who have mental instability, and when they go over the edge they transpose themselves, they become part of one of those video games, and perhaps that's why all these assault weapons are used."
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on the suspect from the deadly shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado "a deeply troubled, twisted, delusional person. I can't for the life of me... conceive of a motive. ... This is a act of evil. It is somebody who is - who was an aberration of nature. And, you know, if it wasn't one weapon, it would have been another. I mean, he was diabolical. If you look at what he had in his apartment and what his intentions were, I mean even now it makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up."
Also: President Obama is set to visit Aurora today. Gov. Hickenlooper offers a preview.
Plus: Getting serious about gun control - an extended discussion with Gov. Hickenlooper.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on what his state is doing to combat the deadly fires roaring through his state.
A dead heat between President Obama and Governor Romney as they go back and forth over jobs and the economy. And President Obama puts Congress on the spot with a lengthy to-do list, so is he using the Senate floor to road-test his fall campaign strategy?
We’ll also look at the President’s evolution on gay marriage and how it will play in the battleground states. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is pushing for Civil Unions in his state. He’ll join us with the details.
Plus, Mitt Romney delivers the commencement address at Liberty University. Will he use the opportunity to build bridges to Christian conservatives? Tony Perkins and Gary Bauer will be here to judge Mitt Romney’s evangelical tightrope.
And the nation’s spy chief wants to know who leaked the existence of an undercover agent working for the U.S. in Yemen, and a POW’s parents reveal the U.S. has been negotiating with the Taliban. We’ll talk about that and more with the leaders of Congress's Homeland Security committees Independent Senator Joe Lieberman and Republican Congressman Peter King.
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Update: U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker will be live from Kabul to discuss the ongoing unrest in Afghanistan.
Obama Campaign Senior Adviser Robert Gibbs joins Candy in studio. Which GOP presidential candidate is viewed by the Obama campaign as the biggest threat, and did President Obama successfully make his case on combating rising gas prices? We’ll ask him about that and more.
Then we welcome two leading Republicans: Senators John McCain (R-Arizona) and Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina). Fresh off a trip to Egypt, Libya, and Israel, they give their take on tensions overseas as well as a look at the 2012 GOP field.
Plus, with gas prices on the rise and Americans paying a sizeable amount of their income to fill up their tank, what can we expect in the next few months? Will $5 gas become the norm? We get some context from Former Shell CEO John Hofmeister.
Watch this Sunday at 9 a.m. & noon ET.