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Sunday on State of the Union
May 2nd, 2014
06:24 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

UKRAINE: Dozens are dead are many more are wounded in the crisis that has pitted those who support the new government in Kiev and those who want to break away from Ukraine. An exclusive interview with the United States Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt, live from Kiev.

Plus, Senator Ron Johnson and Congressman Eliot Engel both have recent trips to Ukraine under their belts, they join us live on Sunday.

POLITICS: Donna Brazile, Ana Navarro, and Gwen Ifill on race issues, the scandal offensive against the Obama administration, and mainstream Republicans fighting back in North Carolina.

ECONOMY: April is the strongest month for job growth in two years, but fewer Americans are joining the labor force and fewer people report they're employed. Seizing on a theme for the midterm elections, we’ll have Stephen Moore, Mark Zandi, and Annie Lowrey.

Watch Sunday at 9am & 12pET on CNN.

EXCLUSIVE: In our 12pmET hour, Senator Joe Manchin on the political fights over Benghazi and minimum wage, plus his 2016 options.

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SOTU Scoop
May 2nd, 2014
05:36 PM ET

SOTU Scoop

By Tracey's Webb

Your scoop of what we're watching today, May 2, 2014.

1. The Benghazi investigation. House Speaker John Boehner is forming a select committee to investigate the September 2012 attack in Libya that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to that country. The move comes after newly released White House e-mails that Republicans say indicates a cover-up by the Obama administration about the cause of the incident. "The administration's withholding of documents - emails showing greater White House involvement in misleading the American people - is a flagrant violation of trust and undermines the basic principles of oversight upon which our system of government is built," Boehner said in a statement. In addition, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has subpoenaed Secretary of State John Kerry to testify about the previously unreleased e-mails later this month. We'll discuss whether the new development could make Benghazi an issue in the midterms with our all-star political panel Sunday on State of the Union.