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October 17th, 2010
11:37 PM ET

The Teaser for Monday, October 18, 2010

"The Teaser” is a preview of the guests we have lined up for the next day – so you know when to tune in (and when to set your alarm!). Guests and times are always subject to change.

6:10AM Erik Larsen, Polar explorer and the first Person to make it to North & South Poles and Mt. Everest in one year, on his incredible expedition and what kinds of climate change impacts he saw at Mt. Everest and Poles.

6:50AM Col. Dallas Hack, Director, Army's Combat Casualty Care Research Program, on the latest from Military medical researchers.  They have developed a blood test that can detect if someone has suffered a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury. How long until it receives FDA approval?

7:10AM Peter Baker, White House Correspondent, New York Times and Contributing Writer, on “Obama 2.0”, the Obama administration’s priorities for the last 2 years of this presidential term.

7:40AM Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York and Co-Chair, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, on the latest report that says nearly half of the guns that crossed state lines and were used in crimes in 2009 were sold in just ten states.

8:10AM Tiffany Hartley, Husband Allegedly Killed on Falcon Lake, on her eight-hour meeting with Mexican authorities and the latest in the investigation and search for her husband’s body.

8:40AM Amy Kremer, Chair of the Tea Party Express, the Tea Party Express is kicking off its national bus tour Monday in Reno, Nevada with the help of Sarah Palin.

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Filed under: Gun rights • Health • Politics • President Barack Obama • Tea Party
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  1. alex

    Kiran's opinion pieces are becoming more and more vitriolic and liberal. Especially the subject of homosexuality appears to be a major trigger point. She denigrates anybody with whom she disagrees on this and most other subjects.

    When I turn on CNN in the morning I am looking for news, not commentary. That is what used to differentiate CNN from all the other so called morning news programs..

    CNN – please bring her back to reporting news or find someone who will.

    October 18, 2010 at 10:03 am |
  2. Dan

    In hearing Peter Baker talking, I couldn't help but thinking about how all of these "Obama" band wagoners 2 years ago no longer have confidence in this president.
    We as a nation voted for "change" 2 years ago, and it sounds like a lot of people are still waiting for "change".
    Well, it's coming. Jan 1, all the new taxes implemented, that's what we will have left in our pockets, dimes, nickels and pennies (change). I think it would be pushing it if we added quarters.

    October 18, 2010 at 7:30 am |
  3. CDF

    Could you please investigate health care insurance and small business again? We have reason to believe that now that health care insurance providers have a captive audience, in small businesses (who have to buy health insurance or pay a fine), they are raising their rates. As much as 50%. Totally back breaking to the budget. No new hires even though help is desperately needed, just longer hours for current workers. It is cheaper for an individual to buy health insurance the same product than it is for a small group. That has never been the case. Is this an unintended side effect of this new health care bill?Many small business are considering just paying the fine. Not because we want to. We always provided health insurance for employees but the numbers dont support this anymore.
    The small businesses who have been providing health insurance for their employees are now having to buy 3000-5000 deductable instead of the usual co-pay small deductable type. I know The bill meant to help, but at this point, The numbers dont add up for more small business to pay all the bills, including health care. closing the doors or no new hires, or paying the fine. Does the congress realize the truth of what their bill has accomplished? Please verifyy findings and let them know.

    October 18, 2010 at 7:01 am |
  4. MeLoN

    Obama is just making more promises he has no intention of keeping as he did in the Presidential campaign. Who would be stupid enough to listen to this fool TWICE besides American hating Socialists?

    October 18, 2010 at 6:51 am |