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December 23rd, 2012
12:27 PM ET

State of the Union Crib Sheet for Sunday December 23rd 2012

Show Highlights

Today, the NRA’s National Director of the National School Shield Program Asa Hutchinson speaks to Candy about the aftermath of the Newtown shooting and how to protect our children in schools. Connecticut’s Senator Joe Lieberman gives his different take on the shooting, the NRA, and a possible nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. Then, the split amongst Republicans in the House of Representatives. Congressmen Steve LaTourette of Ohio – an ally of Speaker Boehner – and Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina – a leader of the conservative wing of the party – discuss why the speaker’s “Plan B” failed and the chances of going off the fiscal cliff. Finally, Ron Brownstein, Susan Page, and Mike Duffy are no longer optimistic that we’ll avoid the fiscal cliff. FULL POST

December 23rd, 2012
10:29 AM ET

Panel discusses the fiscal cliff negotiations

Mike Duffy, Susan Page, & Ron Brownstein discuss what needs to happen to avert the fiscal cliff.

Filed under: MIke Duffy • Ron Brownstein • Susan Page
December 23rd, 2012
10:20 AM ET

No deal On Boehner's "Plan B"

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) & Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-OH)  on why Boehner's plan to avert the fiscal cliff was rejected.

Filed under: Mick Mulvaney • Steven LaTourette
December 23rd, 2012
09:52 AM ET

Lieberman: After "Plan B" failure we are more likely to go over the cliff

Sen. Joe Lieberman said Sunday that due to "Plan B's" failure we are more likely to go over the fiscal cliff.

Filed under: State of the Union
December 23rd, 2012
09:45 AM ET

Lieberman: Hagel's confirmation would be "tough"

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) said that if nominated for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel would face a tough confirmation hearing.

Filed under: Joe Lieberman
December 23rd, 2012
09:36 AM ET

Lieberman on America's gun culture

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I) Connecticut on what needs to be done to prevent the next Sandy Hook.

Filed under: Joe Lieberman
December 23rd, 2012
09:31 AM ET

Will the NRA accept new gun legislation?

Asa Hutchinson Director of the NRA's National Model School Shield Program.  He weighs in on his proposal to put armed guards in schools

Filed under: Asa Hutchinson
December 23rd, 2012
09:20 AM ET

NRA: "Armed officers in every school"

Asa Hutchinson (R) Former Arkansas Congressman & NRA consultant weighs on what needs to be done to secure schools after the Sandy Hook tragedy.

Filed under: Asa Hutchinson