March 27th, 2008
09:39 PM ET

Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 3/27/08

Anderson anchors from Los Angeles again tonight.

We'll begin with breaking news. Barack Obama weighing in, again, on his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, as ugly new statements associated with the reverend emerge.

Also tonight, the economy and what Democrats say they'll do to fix it.

And much more.

We'll start posting comments at 10p ET and close the blog at 11p ET.

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soundoff (224 Responses)
  1. Belinda

    To those who are thinking of switching their votes. Remember history does repeat itself and the last historical 7 years have not been great!!!

    March 27, 2008 at 10:58 pm |
  2. Jamie Montgomery

    Good point Lorie Ann. I just lost my job in the new home building industry. It's hardly the subcontractors' fault that all of this is happening. Where's our bail out?

    March 27, 2008 at 10:58 pm |
  3. Brian Persaud

    Good show tonight Anderson! I really do think you and your team are doing a great job at covering all the stories from a neutral standpoint. Night bloggers! Its always fun 😀

    March 27, 2008 at 10:57 pm |
  4. sally

    Leave it alone. Why isn't anything said about the things that Rev. Wright did in the past 30 years that were positive. I know it was not all negative. Why not ask the other 8000 plus congregation about the Rev? Has anyone looked into his service to the country while he was a Marine?

    March 27, 2008 at 10:57 pm |
  5. Michael in Lafayette, IN

    Those McCain girls are "paining" McCain. My god, they are bad!

    March 27, 2008 at 10:57 pm |
  6. Christina, Windber, PA

    Hey Anderson
    Candy is great for coming in during her vacation. Send her some lilacs, they smell good and only bloom this time of year so that makes them kind of rare.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:57 pm |
  7. Yen

    Get her some pink ranunculus or gerber daisies. She definitely deserves flowers.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:56 pm |
  8. Ann Marie

    Red Roses for Candy!

    March 27, 2008 at 10:56 pm |
  9. DeniseGA

    JOE AND DAVID, OBAMA supporters are not dismissing Wrights' statements, we chose to look past them and not JUDGE OBAMA, for what Wright said or did. Fact is we (the public) have no idea what WRIGHT has done for his community, we only heard a sound bite of his 30+ year career!

    March 27, 2008 at 10:55 pm |
  10. Julia

    People need to remember this is not about Obama being accountable for what someone, Anyone, else says. It is about his judgement. His decision to belong to this racially segregated, hate spewing church. He is the one that decided to run for President. He is open to scrutiny of his entire life. He lied to CNN and FOX initially saying he had no knowledge of these hateful sermons prior to running for President then changed the story a few days later. He then threw his grandmother out with the trash but would not denounce his pastor, because he was like an uncle. Now he is telling us what his pastor has said to him that allowed him to remain in the church...COME on, some common sense please. Investigate more. We need to know about the people that want to be head of this country.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:55 pm |
  11. Jeff

    Bear Stearns should be giving us the people responsible for the problems they have created and they should all be put on death row.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:54 pm |
  12. Bob L. Philadelphia, PA

    Anderson, get Candy hyacinths. They are pretty, fragrant, and in season. Plus, you can plant the flower after it dies, and it will grow back and often multiple year after year. This way, she will always remember your thoughtful gift.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:54 pm |
  13. JoJo

    About the Bear Sterns Bail Out:

    The rich get richer – yet another CEO gets a sweet payout for destroying the company and being a key contributing factor in the sub-prime lending mess.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:54 pm |
  14. Dwayne , CA

    Wouldn't it be a good conversation to follow up the Michael Ware assertion that no matter who wins there is NO Way the US will be able to quickly pull out of Iraq? Let's hold their feet to the fire and get some real answers.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:54 pm |
  15. Paula, Colorado


    Hi–great program. The Obama/Clinton race is still fascinating, no matter what the tone.

    I see you are scheduled on The Tonight Show later. I look forward to it.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:54 pm |
  16. Lorie Ann, Buellton, California

    Anderson, give Candy a gift card from a florist and let her pick out her favorite bouquet. Her choice, your treat..She deserves it.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:54 pm |
  17. Rhiannon

    The Bear Stearns deal is the best example of the Bush-McCain's policy of "let them eat cake" towards the American people. The fact that they have no shame in this matter is clear. The would do well to remember what history can show has happened to "rulers" who took that attitude in the past.
    Little Rock

    March 27, 2008 at 10:53 pm |
  18. Lyann

    My question is why is Bear Stearns getting such a huge and timely response to their need? And the individual homeowner has to suffer, and wonder if they will get any help at all. Will this help the ecomony over all? Who is going to help that homeowner that needs it?

    March 27, 2008 at 10:53 pm |
  19. Kathleen, NC

    The next president does need to be a leader not a follower;
    he/she also needs to be for the people not for themself;
    he/she needs to believe in the trust; not liees;
    he/she needs to be open to communication; not demanding their way or the highway.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:53 pm |
  20. Tasha

    Hey Anderson and Erica! I dont understand why Obama being "liberal" is a negative. If caring about all people (not just corporations) and treating people fairly is "liberal", thats a good thing.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:53 pm |
  21. Manoj Mehta

    Get her some tuberoses........exotic and sweet fragrance.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:53 pm |
  22. Jacqui Chan

    my response is a bit late but I love random mixed exotic flowers with a good colour scheme

    March 27, 2008 at 10:52 pm |
  23. Megan Dresslar

    Oh Wow! We have problem mortgage and lost their homes, that is not good news, Keeping them honest.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:52 pm |
  24. Michele, Douglaston NY

    Orchid would be very nice for Candy. She deserves her excellent credit for all of her hard work. I wish I blog more here but got home very late. I really like to hear about economic issues.

    March 27, 2008 at 10:52 pm |
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