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July 3rd, 2011
10:53 AM ET

Candy's post show thoughts – July 3, 2011

Candy thoughts on today's show with Sen. John McCain and our special 'Making it in America' on achieving the American dream.

July 3rd, 2011
10:23 AM ET

Russell Simmons on living the 'American Dream'

Chairman of and Founder of Def Jam Recordings Russell Simmons discusses achieving his own "American dream" and the keys to finding inner happiness.

July 3rd, 2011
10:04 AM ET

Suze Orman on changes to the American Dream

Personal finance expert Suze Orman talks to Candy about the challenges to achieving the "American dream" today, struggling to save enough money for retirement and giving your children a better life.

Filed under: Amercian Dream • Economy • Education • Newsmakers • State of the Union
July 3rd, 2011
09:51 AM ET

Geoffrey Canada – A critical look at America's education system

Harlem Children's Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada on the education crisis in America and the need for innovation.

July 3rd, 2011
09:44 AM ET

HUD Sec. Shaun Donovan on home ownership & the American Dream

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan discusses the future of housing as part of the "American dream."

July 3rd, 2011
09:36 AM ET

Steve Case on creating jobs in America

AOL co-founder and Chair of the White House Startup America Partnership Steve Case discusses the fight to create jobs.

Filed under: Amercian Dream • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Steve Case • Unemployment
July 3rd, 2011
09:23 AM ET

McCain: Afghan drawdown unnecessary risk

Sen. John McCain on tour of Afghanistan discusses the risks of drawdown there and weighs in on Libya and debt ceiling.

Filed under: Afghanistan • Economy • John McCain • Libya • Middle East • Newsmakers • State of the Union
July 3rd, 2011
04:56 AM ET

State of the Union Early Bird for July 3, 2011

(CNN)-It's early, and State of the Union is bringing you the best of the morning headlines to go with your cup of coffee.

On our radar this morning:  The rising fatalities in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Check out what we're reading, and be sure to watch the show today at 9am/12pm ET with Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona).  And on this 4th of July weekend, stay tuned for a special edition of the show, "Making it in America," a look at the American Dream.