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May 3rd, 2012
05:10 PM ET

SOTU Sneak Peek

There is no shortage of stories dominating the news this week, but what will be leading the headlines on Sunday morning? These are some of the stories we are looking at this week.

Newt bows out:
Newt Gingrich announced the suspension of his presidential campaign Wednesday in Virginia. He urged conservatives to get behind presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney saying, "I'm often asked if Romney is conservative enough and my answer is simple, 'compared to Barack Obama?' You know this is not a choice between Mitt Romney and Ronald Reagan, this is a choice between Mitt Romney and the most radical leftist president in American history."

Gingrich leaves the campaign trail with a mixed legacy and significant debt. What’s his next move? We’ll ask him on Sunday.

Bin Laden documents reveal deep insecurities:
Never before seen letters released by West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center provide insight into the terrorist leader’s thinking. In the documents, bin Laden calls for his followers to kill President Obama and General David Petraeus. He writes, Vice President Biden is "totally unprepared" to take over as president. Bin Laden advises his followers on where to live in Pakistan to avoid drone strikes, writing “Kunar is more fortified due to its rougher terrain and many mountains, rivers and trees, and it can accommodate hundreds of the brothers without being spotted by the enemy. This will defend the brothers from the aircraft..." As a leader, bin Laden reveals himself to be hot-tempered and annoyed that the terrorist network he built had too many uncontrollable affiliates around the globe. At one point, he demands that four senior figures in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula write their own detailed self-reviews and send them to him.

Much more to come, make sure to check back on Friday for our full Rundown and don’t forget to tune in Sunday at 9am & Noon ET.

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