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February 3rd, 2012
07:30 PM ET

Super Bowl ads you 'won't want to miss'

CNN's Jessica Yellin and Kate Bolduan preview some Super Bowl commercials. Watch John Stamos get knocked out and a two-headed singing car buyer in some Super Bowl ads airing on Sunday.

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February 3rd, 2012
07:24 PM ET

What to watch out for in Nevada

Jessica Yellin speaks with Jon Ralston, a columnist with the Las Vegas Sun about what to look for in the Nevada caucuses.

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February 3rd, 2012
11:09 AM ET

Be in the know: Today's political bullet points

Everyday we ask influential politicos to send us their top three bullet points that are driving the day's conversation in and outside Washington:

RedState.Com Editor Erick-Woods Erickson:

– Nightmare scenario for the GOP: It nominates a candidate whose message is "I can fix the economy" at the moment unemployment suddenly seems to no longer be a hot button political issue.

– One underlying data point in some very good unemployment numbers is the number of people who have fallen out of the workforce. The unemployment rate fell not just because people are getting jobs, but because people are giving up. The actual unemployment rate is much higher. But the household survey has huge political implications that are good for the President.

– A real danger for the GOP is reflected in Ann Coulter's recent column supporting Romneycare. Conservatives who threw in with George W. Bush and some rather un-conservative policies have been blamed by tea party activists as much as the Democrats for the state of the union. There is a real danger in a heightened internal GOP schism. Blogger/Founder Jane Hamsher:

Gallup Finds Job Creation Improving Slightly

Judge Gives Occupy Pittsburgh Three Days to Vacate

Four Weeks to Payroll Tax Cut/UI Expiration, and Little Movement on Extension

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