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May 13th, 2012
04:47 PM ET

SOTU Crib Sheet for May 13th

Sens. John Cornyn and Dick Durbin on the president's to-do list for Congress and what's on the agenda before the end of the year. ... the debate over same-sex marriage:
Sen. Durbin: "I can just tell you I don't think it was a political calculation by the president. I think it was a matter of conscience."
Sen. Cornyn: "President Obama brought this issue up because he wants to - he can't run on his record."

May 13th, 2012
12:49 PM ET

A "Wild" Mother's day tribute

Candy remembers a friend of both young and old in this week's edition of "And Finally."

Filed under: State of the Union
May 13th, 2012
12:47 PM ET

Is Mitt Romney wooing over evangelicals?

Gary Bauer and Tony Perkins on Mitt Romney's speech at Liberty University and work to woo the evangelical vote.

Filed under: 2012 • Evangelicals • Gary Bauer • Newsmakers • Religion • State of the Union • Tony Perkins
May 13th, 2012
12:46 PM ET

Will civil unions pass in Colorado?

Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) Colorado talks about his decision to recall legislators to debate civil unions.

Filed under: State of the Union
May 13th, 2012
12:45 PM ET

Lieberman to hold public hearings on the Secret Service

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I) and Rep. Peter King (R) say there will be a public hearing on the secret service scandal.

Filed under: State of the Union
May 13th, 2012
12:42 PM ET

The race to stop al Qaeda

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I) and Rep. Peter King (R) discuss U.S. efforts to stop al Qaeda amid their "evolving" tactics.

Filed under: State of the Union
May 13th, 2012
12:34 PM ET

Same-sex marriage in the spotlight

Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. John Cornyn discuss President Obama's decision to support same-sex marriage.

Filed under: State of the Union
May 13th, 2012
12:30 PM ET

Getting to Know Sen. John Cornyn

Candy sits down with Sen. John Cornyn for this week's online exclusive segment: why he climbed Mt. Fuji in cowboy boots, meeting his wife on a blind date and his short-lived career in journalism.

May 13th, 2012
12:28 PM ET

Gettings things done in Washington

Candy Crowley talks to Senators John Cornyn and Dick Durbin about the current state of politics in Washington.

Filed under: State of the Union
May 13th, 2012
04:44 AM ET

Early Bird morning research for Sunday, May 13

Good Sunday morning. The staff is coming in and we're preparing for today's program. Prepare along with us – read what we're reading this morning.

On our radar: the latest on the killing of a former Taliban minister who was a member of the Afghan Peace Council, the latest from the campaign trail here in the U.S., and of course, Mother's Day.

Check out what we're reading, and be sure to watch our interviews with Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and John Cornyn (R-Texas); Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado); Sen. Joe Lieberman and Rep. Peter King; and finally, Tony Perkins and Gary Bauer.

Oh, and don't miss a special tribute to close the show.

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