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April 23rd, 2008
10:25 AM ET

Dispatch from the FLDS ranch: Surprise removal of children

Cheryl Getty
CNN Producer

And I thought this was going to be an organized and easy day (Tuesday)! All we had to do was live shots at the coliesum where the children and mothers are staying and then drive down to Eldorado to get video of those parents who remained on the ranch.... entering and exiting the building where DNA cheek swabs were to be conducted.

Ha! If only we saw the train wreck ahead.....

That plan quickly changed when we noticed Texas State DPS Troopers blocked off all entrances to the coliseum and volunteers who were to deliver food being turned away.

We were already off course and it wasn't even noon! Child Protective Services said they had still at least another two days of DNA testing at the coliseum but all our sources, were confirming that something was about to happen.

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Filed under: Dispatch from FLDS ranch • Polygamy
April 23rd, 2008
06:33 AM ET

Morning Buzz

Morning folks.... Well, the race goes on.....Hillary Clinton is the WINNER of the Pennsylvania Primary. With 99% of the vote counted, Hillary Clinton has 55% of the vote and Barack Obama 45%.... Is this a major turning point in the race for the Democratic nomination? Why can't Obama "close the deal?" Here is a quick read from papers across the country of last night's Clinton VICTORY....

NY Times: With Clear Victory, She Has Rationale to Fight On...Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton scored a decisive victory over Senator Barack Obama on Tuesday in the Pennsylvania primary, giving her candidacy a critical boost...

Politico.com: Obama Can't Shake Off Clinton...Barack Obama could not “close the deal” in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night...

Washington Post: Obama's Gloves Are Off - And May Need to Stay Off....Unable once again to score a knockout, Sen. Barack Obama is likely to make his new negative tone even more negative....

Washington Post: Decisive Win Can't Forestall A Daunting Task....Pennsylvania Democrats threw a much-needed lifeline to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton last night...

Wall Street Journal: Delegate-Allocation Rules Mean Vote May Have Minimal Impact...Pennsylvania's 187 convention delegates are the largest remaining lode in the primary season, dwarfing the 134 delegates in North Carolina and 83 in Indiana, states...

Pittsburg Post-Gazette: Obama Shifts Quickly To Indiana, Next Battleground...Just hours after his defeat in the Pennsylvania primary

Washington Post: Signs Indicate That Duels May Be Hurting Party....With Democratic voters falling into generally predictable patterns, there are signs in the Pennsylvania exit poll that the prolonged battle for the Democratic nomination may have negative consequences for the party.

Tonight on AC360...we will have ALL the post-primary analysis and we will look down the road to the next battleground...North Carolina and Indiana on May 6...The fight rages on....


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