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October 14th, 2009
09:45 PM ET

Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 10/14/09

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We have breaking news on the fate of Rush Limbaugh's NFL bid to buy the St. Louis Rams. Plus, the governor of Texas responds to accusations his state executed an innocent man. And, why Sen. John Ensign could be facing a federal investigation due to his extramarital affair. It's part of our special series – "Politicians Behaving Badly."

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  1. starr, formerly known as vincent

    Good night all!

    October 14, 2009 at 11:00 pm |
  2. Jane - Vt

    Good night everyone. Interesting show tonight.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:59 pm |
  3. starr, formerly known as vincent

    50-60 people in a sweat lodge is way to many. In combination with the heat in Sedona logic would dictate that the ceremony might be dangerous to some people.

    Also, the price is outrageous! There are Native American's that will do the ceremonies for nearly free (there is usually some kind of trade or low money charge).When done properly, sweat lodge ceremonies can be very helpful spiritually.

    However, there are many "safer" ways to achieve spiritual knowledge and enlightenment.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:59 pm |
  4. Emily

    Have a good evening Anderson, Erica & Bloggers!!

    Great news about your new home Mike.

    Have a good night Martina, stay out of the snow!! 😛

    The hour flew by!!!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:59 pm |
  5. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    Good Night Everyone! Have a wonderful night!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  6. Lisa A. Philadelphia, PA

    No shot? Good night all ... think i am spoiled. Was looking forward to a laugh before bed.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  7. Cessy, Chicago IL

    good night all. Be safe!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  8. Karen Gonyea, MN

    Good Night!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  9. Lisa A. Philadelphia, PA

    At what point do people use common sense and think it's not a good idea to get into a sweat tent without proper ventilation and too many people and in the blazing sun?

    October 14, 2009 at 10:57 pm |
  10. Lori

    Good example of "Nothing is free."

    Good night and sweet (not sweaty) dreams!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:57 pm |
  11. Reid Rothchild

    Some don't realize that current NFL owners and the commissioner have a a say in who owns a team.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:57 pm |
  12. carolyn j

    Great show....THANK YOU....Good Night!!!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:56 pm |
  13. Deborah, Pennsylvania

    Politicians that have affairs is of no interest to me. The issue that is important is their hypocrisy. I'm really tired of them making rules that we are to follow while those hypocritical politicians have their own set of rules.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:56 pm |
  14. lisal -canada

    somehow it doesn't seem right to use ancient rituals for profit. Maybe it's just me, but it doesn't seem right.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:56 pm |
  15. Emily

    this story about the "sweat lodge" doesn't sound good!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:55 pm |
  16. Debbie C

    God bless Jaycee. It is so wonderful to hear that she is doing well. It will take a long time to heal. I only hope the media and the public respect her privacy and let her make up for all she's lost all these years without intrusion.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:54 pm |
  17. Martina Ilstad Germany

    Good night Megan Good night Emily.Big hug from Germany,maybe see us tomorrow?

    October 14, 2009 at 10:53 pm |
  18. Sylvia

    Governor Perry new why he wanted Texas not to be a part of the United State anymore, you can run but you cant hide!!!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:53 pm |
  19. Jess

    I dont understand how people can pay thousands of dollars to go into a sauna. Why cant they just go to their local Y for $5

    October 14, 2009 at 10:53 pm |
  20. Lori

    I do not understand how heat is used to address addiction issues?

    October 14, 2009 at 10:53 pm |
  21. Emily

    Animals are a wonderful form of therapy. they are used all the time.
    they have "therapy dogs" that are trained to work esp. with people, usually children who are going through things, illnesses, (cancer, surgery's, etc.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:52 pm |
  22. Cheryl K. Sask Canada

    Jaycee looks so good. She's brave to let us all into her life so soon. I'll have to pick up this issue of People.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:51 pm |
  23. Mike - Nashville, TN

    I think Governor Perry (TX) is playing the cover my butt game! Next thing you know he'll be walking the Appalachian Trail with Governor Mark Sanford (SC) and studying Family Values with Sen. Ensign (NV)!

    October 14, 2009 at 10:50 pm |
  24. Lori

    Jaycee is lucky to have a supportive family. There must be so much to tell of her story.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:49 pm |
  25. starr, formerly known as vincent

    Wasn't it reported that Jaycee Loved horses before she was kidnapped.? Maybe that's why they are using horses for therapy.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:49 pm |
  26. Deb S

    It is so great to see how well Jaycee is doing that creep that did this to her should be strung up, a real sick person

    October 14, 2009 at 10:49 pm |
  27. Cessy, Chicago IL

    I'm bothered bu the fact that a "professional" photographer contacted people magazine...someone is benefiting financially while Jaycee and her kids and the whole family are still healing...I'm curious if the photographer suggested this to jaycee?

    October 14, 2009 at 10:48 pm |
  28. David, Indiana

    I don't like the death penalty but if the argument is on the evidence, we have to get into that.

    I don't think Sen Ensign or Mr. Hampton were thinking clearly, don't think they conspired to violate lobbying laws.

    Whew tremendous amount of info in Erica's rept. Yes, maybe the pictures will satisfy hopefully not whet the public's appetite for info. I hope the equitation therapy helps, the Dugard family does need time together to heal and reconnect.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:48 pm |
  29. lisal -canada

    i sure hope JayCee's new normal is more exciting than merely just an adjustment.

    horses are wonderful creatures – very intuitive – they have a very calming demeanor.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:48 pm |
  30. Tasha- North Carolina

    I wish Jaycee and here family all the luck. I can't begin imagine where she and her family went through.

    October 14, 2009 at 10:48 pm |
  31. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    "Horses are use for trust issues!"

    October 14, 2009 at 10:47 pm |
  32. Jess

    This story is sad

    October 14, 2009 at 10:47 pm |
  33. Mike, formerly from Syracuse, NY

    Can Jaycee ever have a normal life?

    October 14, 2009 at 10:47 pm |
  34. starr, formerly known as vincent

    I am thankful that it was Jaycee's decision to go public.

    I pray that the media will leave the family and Jaycee alone, especially her children.

    Great reporting Erica

    October 14, 2009 at 10:46 pm |
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