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June 1st, 2012
06:26 AM ET

Starting Point live blog for Friday, June 1st, 2012

This morning, "Starting Point" is live at 7am Eastern. Soledad O'Brien will be joined by panelists including TheBlaze.com columnist Will Cain, political commentator Abby Huntsman and CNN legal senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin. Our panel will be talking about the following top stories:

Trial bookmarks John Edwards' fall from grace

Investors weighed down by economic reports, as U.S. awaits the latest on the May jobs report this morning at 8:30amET this morning

San Diego 8th grader wins Scripps National Spelling Bee – she'll be live on Starting Point this morning

Share your comments in the section below. If you're not by a TV, you can watch us here at CNN.com/Live. Let's get started.

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[UPDATED 8:30am Eastern] BREAKING NEWS: Labor department says U.S. economy added 69,000 jobs in May, unemployment rises to 8.2%

[UPDATED 7:40am Eastern] Coca-Cola's Rhona Applebaum says obesity a problem we all have to look at & reducing cup sizes won't get us out of the obesity problem.

[UPDATED 7:04am Eastern] CNN senior legal analyst Jeff Toobin says he doesn't think it's likely that John Edwards will be retried.


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  1. njmeycpa23

    Why don't you ask Mitt's people about Acusphere and Spherics Inc. Both Companies received State Funds from Massachusetts under Romney, both companies were run by heavy Romney Campaign donors and both companies ended up in bankruptcy and never paid back the loans. If we are going to be fair, why don't we ask Romney's people about this?

    June 1, 2012 at 7:26 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. njmeycpa23

    Seriously? Your lead story is John Edwards? UGH!

    June 1, 2012 at 7:02 am | Report abuse | Reply

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