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April 26th, 2012
06:59 AM ET

Starting Point live blog for Thursday, April 26th, 2012

This morning, "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien" is live at 7am Eastern with guest host Christine Romans. Today, Christine talks with panelists TheBlaze.com contributor Will Cain, political comedian John Fugelsang and political commentator Abby Huntsman. Today's stories include:

* High court appears to lean toward Arizona in immigration law dispute
* White House party crasher and reality star Tareq Salahi to run for Governor in Virginia – he's live on "Starting Point" this morning.
* Obama campaign announces kickoff, while Romney team looks to begin general election race.

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[UPDATED 8:03amET] Dad Stuart Chaifetz says he still can't listen to audio without being enraged by what the teachers at his son's school did.

[UPDATED 7:53amET] Tareq Salahi says he's 'in it to win it' for VA governor race. Says people who knew him before his reality tv stint know he loves Virginina. He adds 'the real me is what you see, what i've done in the past,' says he's done a tremendous amount of policy writing.


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  1. Amir Ali

    Our morning start with teacher of of our lives they few indian military peoples they fixed sisters for ministers of drugs business mr nawaz sharif he is one of

    April 27, 2012 at 2:53 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Kristleplair

    We miss Soledad!! I like Christine for her economic intelligence, but not to deliver my starting points...maybe try her (Christine) on Talk Back..Carol is a little rough looking to watch...love my CNN though 😉

    April 26, 2012 at 9:24 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Charles A. Liles

    This morning's show, April 26, 2012, eight o'clock segment presented comments by a NY Times writer, (?) about the amount of secrecy surrounding the successful raid on Osama bin Ladin. I tuned in after the comments by the writer had begun, so I only got the latter comments. His name, I believe is Michael Carley or Michael Carlin.
    My complaint is how the writer referred to President (of the United States) Obama. Carlin ONLY said: "Obama". Never, President Obama. However-–he said Secretary Gates and Vice-President biden. Is one to conclude that Carley's omited title: President –is due to the race of the respective subjects?
    You, writer/speaker are supremely DISRESPECTFUL to the most powerful man in the world, whether he is black, half- black, half-white, or simply white. I, personally, find your behavior reprehensible.
    Signed, Charles A. Liles, Detroit Michigan

    April 26, 2012 at 8:51 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. bonnie wilkinson

    I am commenting in reference to the NJ Teacers Busted Misbehavior- I totally understand where this dad is coming from. My child does not have any challenges but was having difficulty with a teacher and I could not seem to get any help from my school system. I had my daugter record the class as well on her phone. After weeks of battle with the principals I finally got my daughter out of that class and that teacher has since disappeared for taking questions off the CRCT exam. The school systems are no longer helpful to the parent and a parent must take things into their own hands and and be vigilantes for their children.

    April 26, 2012 at 8:09 am | Report abuse | Reply

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