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Join Soledad live from New Orleans on 'Starting Point' Friday, July 6th at 6amCT/7amET

We're taking "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien" on the road, and you're invited to see the live broadcast.

Join Soledad live from New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival. "Starting Point" will be broadcasting from the Ruby Slipper Cafe at 200 Magazine Street this Friday, July 6th. Show starts at 6am local time (7am Eastern) so come early to snag a seat.

Guests from our live location include:

Comedian Jay Thomas
Singer/Actress Vanessa Williams
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.)

Come by, have breakfast and watch the show!

No RSVP necessary, and no ticket required. Just show up for a good time and some good conversation.


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  1. D Skor

    Turned on starting point this morning. Looking for a un biased news program. WOW ! was I disapointed. Another liberal program. I'm old enough to remember news being about reporting facts not opinion. Any real reporters still out there?

    July 6, 2012 at 8:55 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Ned Easlick

    Soledad O’Brien how could you let that partisan hack from AL get away with his comments ?

    We are so tired of watching reporters standing there mute as these jack-wagons express pure political BS, congress has watered down every bit of stimules that the president introduced and now complain that the the recovery is running like there is water in the gas.

    July 6, 2012 at 8:54 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Mandie Lucas

    I understand you will speak with Bill Cassidy tomorrow from New Orleans, La. I am one of Dr. Cassidy's constituents who strongly disagrees with his actions since being elected. I want to point out that his opponent in the last election was unknown, spent zero money on advertising and still received over 77,000 votes in a very light turnout. He does not speak for Louisianians. I am a liberal and my husband is conservative. Neither of us support him and we both support the President.

    July 5, 2012 at 9:07 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. azim

    Wow, do I really need to turn on the tv on a news channel to listen diatribe about cupcakes ?

    July 5, 2012 at 8:36 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. john willow

    Soledad did a good job in getting Republican strategist Alice Stewart to claim that the citizens of Massachusetts have unique qualities that allowed Romney to impose health care mandates on them, and that citizens of no other state have these quaities. Her absurd response highlights the weaseling that Romney has to do to claim that he is for health care mandates at the same time that he is not. Neither could Stewart explain why Romney sided with the Supreme Court opposition in believing that fines imposed on those who fail to buy insurance are penalties, but actually he believes that they are taxes. The Empty Suit is clinging to any point of view he thinks will get him ahead, and this hapless strategist didn't have the smarts to realize that Soledad was completely outflanking her.

    July 5, 2012 at 7:29 am | Report abuse | Reply

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