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Starting Point live blog for Wednesday, Nov. 15th, 2012

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We've opened a live blog for "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien" this morning. Soledad is in our New York City studio with the latest on the new twist in the Petraeus sex scandal and the speculation as to whether House Dem. Leader Pelosi will stay on in her leadership role. Guests include Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista, Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) and director Oliver Stone. Soledad and our Starting Point producers will be moderating.

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  1. Finch

    SheldonAddelson can spend $100million on the Republican eleciton campaign but he doesn't want to pay higher taxes which would cost him less. You know the rich were going to get big dividends out of the election if Romney had won. Pay up Sheldon, pay up.

    December 3, 2012 at 9:24 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Finch

    Let's make it clear to the American public tht our 535 elected officials ARE THE GOVERNMENT and THEY spent the money – not us. It's up to them to cut every pet project THEY pushed through, and their salaries. The American public did not drive up the debt.

    November 28, 2012 at 7:39 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. danny

    Solidad,

    Your bias to the left is exceptionally obvious. A true journalist would mask their own political/religious views when reporting. Your biased, unprofessional spin makes listening to CNN on my way to work in the morning increasingly less likely.

    November 16, 2012 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. William Spence

    I like the show! Soledad keeps saying we have 48 or now 46 days before the fiscal cliff.. In fact, looking art stock markets and consumer sentiment, the fiscal cliff HAS ALREADY STARTED TO TAKE IT'S TOLL!! Markets are as much about confidence as about fundamentals and there's very little confidence in a fiscal deal. The people like Krugman and Buffed who say it's a slope rather than a cliff are completely overlooking all the small businesses (restaurants, window installers.. a LONG list) who will go under, lose businesses, lose houses. What may be true at macro level is nonsense for individuals and small businesses, and I believe the people saying 'let's go over the cliff for a while' are completely irresponsible.

    November 16, 2012 at 11:19 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. bob

    Soledad, I really like your work and I'm impressed with your morning show. But, I have one question, why have you chosen to include Will Cain as a member of your sounding board. Cain is NOT an expert about anything that I am aware of. He may be a self appointed expert, and tries hard to project that image of himself, but that's all.
    The guy has no wide sweeping credentials and appeal, that I am aware of. Where did he come from. Yes, he may be a good looking guy, to some people, but what is the justification of providing him the public forum he has on your show. That is a big mistake, and a shame.
    Please give this some serious thought.
    Thank You.

    November 14, 2012 at 7:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Don Simmons

    Why can't I watch this show on the internet? Soledad leads the best news show on TV. She's both brilliant and fair.
    My compliments on your show Soledad.
    Sincerely,
    Don Simmons

    November 14, 2012 at 9:33 am | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Finch

    What a picture on Soledad's show – Newt talking while his wife sits there silent, submissive and acting like a trinket. Add to that image Newt saying Pelosi has to go, further cements the fact the Republicans can't work with professional women; Only those who are silent and submissive.

    November 14, 2012 at 7:48 am | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Lee

    Really, this morning you were interviewing and asking Newt about the General Petraeus' and General Allen's affairs and emails. Wow, I could not believe that I was watching this and hearing him comment on any subject related to inappropriate behavior. Do we not remember when he was Speaker of the Then Callista, his wife had some to chime in on was unbelievable.

    November 14, 2012 at 7:47 am | Report abuse | Reply

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