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July 8th, 2008
09:12 PM ET

AC360° Radar for July 9th

Lisa Ort
AC360° Producer

Here’s a look at some of the stories on our radar for tomorrow:

RAW POLITICS: Sen. McCain starts the day in South Park, PA where he’ll tour a Consol Energy facility and will be at a town hall meeting in Portsmouth, Ohio in the afternoon.  Sen. Obama is expected on the Hill for votes on FISA and Medicare during the day and in the evening will attend a fundraiser in New York City.

FEMA’S TOXIC TRAILERS HEARING: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hold hearings on “FEMA’s toxic trailers.”

U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN HEARING: House Foreign Affairs Committee holds a hearing entitled “U.S. Policy Toward Iran.” Under Secretary for Political Affairs, State Department William Burns is scheduled to testify.

SUICIDE-INDUCING DRUGS HEARING: House Veterans Affairs Committee holds a hearing entitled “Why Does the VA Continue to Give a Suicide-Inducing Drug to Veterans with PTSD?”

KISSEL MURDER CASE: Carlos and Leonard Trujillo, cousins accused of the murder of wealthy real estate developer Andrew Kissel have hearings scheduled in Stamford, CT.

MADAME TUSSAUD’S WAXWORKS OPENING: The museum opens in Berlin and includes a controversial statue of Hitler placed across from Winston Churchill.


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soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. Lolita

    Hillary's supporters are flocking to McCain, because they trust and respect McCain.

    July 8, 2008 at 11:33 pm |
  2. Annie Kate

    What were they thinking when Madame Tussaud's waxworks put Hitler across from Churchill? Why did they include Hitler at all? If they are going to have statues of the bad boys and girls of history they ought to have a separate area for it – kind of like a hall of infamy with an emphasis on how terrible these people were.

    The hearing on the VA drugs should be interesting – I hope it forces a change in policy and the prescription of a drug that will help those with PTSD and not give them chemical impetus to commit suicide.

    Annie Kate
    Birmingham AL

    July 8, 2008 at 9:58 pm |