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April 4th, 2012
07:00 AM ET

Starting Point live blog for Wednesday, Apr. 4th, 2012

This morning, "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien" is live at 7am Eastern. This morning, Soledad talks with panelists contributor Will Cain, National Journal editorial director Ron Brownstein and Rebuild the Dream co-founder Van Jones. Today's stories include:

* Dallas area surveys damage after tornadoes rip through
* Romney sweeps Tuesday contests, Santorum digs in for long haul
* The latest in audio analysis of 911 calls in Trayvon Martin case.

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[UPDATED 7:55am ET] Rebuild the Dream co-founder Van Jones says when he was younger, as some people experiment with drugs and alcohol, he experimented with ideas.

[UPDATED 7:37am ET] Ariz. Sen. John McCain says Mitt Romney has already pivoted to the general campaign, says he'll do very well.

[UPDATED 7:05am ET] Dallas Mayor Michael "Mike" Rawlings says Dallas "dodged a bullet" in tornadoes.

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  1. steven yarborough

    did the sanford police photograph the scene and zimmerman? or did they simply right down some notes? i thought it was a law that if someone dies outside of the hospital under unnatural causes that a thorough investigation is required to prove the cause and cercumstances of the death in question. i can;t remember the names but there was a case where the wife(teacher) of a police officer supposedly died in her bed cleaning his gun. but because there were no actual eye witnesses an investigation followed where it was determined that it was a homicide. how is it that the sanford police who have no actual eye witness to this event except for zimmerman himself. the police didn't see trayvon beating zimmermans head into the sidewalk. how are they so sure zimmerman didn't push, or assault trayvon first. its just as likely trayvon defended himself in reaction to zimmerman by punching him in the face. zimmerman could have then fallen and hit his head. how do we know. we need pictures of the scene!! please tell me the sanford police took picture of the scene and they simply haven't been released yet. if all they did was write down some notes, and not actually document the scene based soley on zimmermans account then we have a serious problem.

    April 4, 2012 at 9:40 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. steven yarborough

    thank you soledad for answering my question about taffe's comments on the 8 black robbers in his neighborhood. not sure what happened to my comments and questions yesterday, but thank you for answering anyways.

    April 4, 2012 at 9:19 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Miles

    Tales of 911 tape: Give it a rest. The young man is dead. It doesn't matter if you put a "hate crime" label on it. Basic justice should be enough. Murder is murder. Americans want justice. Not a federal label on top of a conviction.

    April 4, 2012 at 8:42 am | Report abuse | Reply

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