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May 1st, 2012
06:49 AM ET

Starting Point live blog for Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

This morning, "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien" is live at 7am Eastern. Today, Soledad talks with panelists contributor Will Cain, political comedian John Fugelsang and "The New Yorker" Washington Correspondent Ryan Lizza. Our panel will be talking about the following top stories:

* On the one year anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's death, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly on where we stand in security and counterterrorism now.

* May Day protests around the world

* Al Qaeda attack plans in pornography files

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[UPDATED 8:36am ET] The Daily Beast's David Frum talks about his novel and how it's an important story to listen to, because it reflects the extreme dysfunction in Washington, D.C.

[UPDATED 7:35am ET] New York Times columnist Paul Krugman says U.S. is in a depression and any deficit reduction now is counterproductive.

[UPDATED 7:02am ET] NYPD's Ray Kelly says Al Qaeda and terror threat still very much alive. Says no other building like One World Trade – very powerfully built structure. But they're concerned about a lot of targets

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  1. M. Grassel

    Why do you have that UNFUNNY Guy and the long haired dude everyday? Never any other views .

    May 1, 2012 at 8:45 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. sam

    There are some issues like illegal immigration that a majority of Amiericans agree are part of overall decline of America- The massive export of American jobs and continue wave of cheap labor (Slaves) makes us believe we are getting some thing for nothing, when in fact, we are slowing doing ourselves in.

    May 1, 2012 at 8:18 am | Report abuse | Reply

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