I hope that those of you observing Easter Sunday had a good day. I have a mini-version of the regularly scheduled Highlights from State of the Union with John King. But first, a montage of clips from Friday's American Morning. TJ Holmes was sitting in for John Roberts. In the first segment, Kiran Chetry mentions that Holmes recently got engaged; next, Holmes critiques the American Morning music selection; and finally, Holmes gets picked on for not knowing his dog breeds.
Here are a few video clips from today's State of the Union with John King:
Dana Perino joined King on today's program to discuss her trip to South Africa.
Top U.S. general on Iraq
When will U.S. be out of Iraq?
U.S. General joins Facebook
Looking for Gen. Odierno's Facebook page? Try here. And the power of mentioning one's Facebook page on State of the Union... Gen. Odierno started the day with 70 "supporters" and at the time of this post has over 1,800.
Official: Iraqis are ready
Salazar searches for energy
Journalists on scandals
Reliable Sources podcast
John King has started doing a Monday morning crib sheet:
Subject: "State of the Union" Sunday Crib Sheet
Date: April 12, 2009
WE WATCH THE SUNDAY TALK SHOWS SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO
If you know someone who would like a sneak peek of Monday's headlines today, they can sign up to receive this crib sheet in their inbox every Sunday. It includes the best moments from all the Sunday talk shows with insight and analysis from "State of the Union" host John King. Plus a few extras you won't find anywhere else. Subscribe by choosing the "Political Ticker newsletter" at http://www.cnn.com/profile/
This week's crib sheet hasn't been posted to the Political Ticker yet, but here's a link to last week's to give you an idea of what it contains: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/04/06/john.king.political.roundup/
State of the Union is on Twitter as well as Facebook. You can follow the program at: http://twitter.com/cnnsotu