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November 6th, 2012
02:25 PM ET

Clips From Last Night: Gov. Scott Walker on potential voter turnout in the Midwest, Ted Strickland on Obama and Ohio

With less than 24 hours until the general election, on Monday "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomed Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to the program for his perspectives and predictions on the upcoming vote.

Joining Piers Morgan for a live interview from Milwaukee, the enthusiastic governor anticipated a "by an inch" win for GOP candidate Mitt Romney, in The Badger State specifically, and also across the Midwest in general:

"It's ultimately going to be about turnout and a handful of undecided voters out there," said Walker.

Staying in Big-10 country, former Ohio governor and Barack Obama supporter Ted Strickland also joined the show, exhibiting extreme confidence in the incumbent's chances in the critical battleground state: FULL POST

November 5th, 2012
09:00 PM ET

John McCain on Mitt Romney: "If he doesn't [win the election], it may have been an act of God ... it may have been the storm"

On the eve of the general election, this evening Piers Morgan invites John McCain to share his trademark brand of political candor and unfiltered insight.

Listening to a CNN video clip from earlier in the day, during which Robert Gibbs criticized the Arizona Senator for suggesting military personnel don't trust Barrack Obama, McCain said simply "the truth hurts, the truth hurts."

Appearing on "Erin Burnett OutFront," the former White House Press Secretary described McCain's words as "one of the more shameful comments I've heard in more than 20 years of being in politics."

This evening, McCain does not backpedal: FULL POST

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November 5th, 2012
02:04 PM ET

Clips From Last Night: Cory Booker on Rudy Giuliani's criticism of Barack Obama; Michael Moore on Tuesday's upcoming election

On Sunday evening, as part of a special weekend edition of "Piers Morgan Tonight," Mayor Cory Booker joined the program live from Newark, New Jersey as residents and workers continued their clean up and recovery efforts following Superstorm Sandy.

Two days after former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani served up skewering remarks towards Barack Obama, during which the Mitt Romney surrogate criticized the president for returning to the campaign trail on the heels of a tragedy that devastated much of the Eastern seaboard, Booker described the one-time Republican presidential candidate's words as "blatantly partisan."

Continuing, the current mayor said of the former mayor, "the reality is, Giuliani is no longer in office. I have been on calls with, you know, regional calls, where we have 20, 30 people there, officials from New York, officials from New Jersey, directly in conversation with the president, intense calls where we're discussing issues, strategies."

Roughly 48 hours prior to Tuesday's general election, Michael Moore also joined Piers Morgan live, commenting on the near even split between voters as Obama and Mitt Romney battle down to the wire: FULL POST

November 4th, 2012
10:41 PM ET

Robert Gibbs on the Democratic mindset heading into Tuesday's election: "We feel pretty good about where things are"

With the upcoming general election a mere two days away, on Sunday "Piers Morgan Tonight" aired a very special edition of the program, welcoming former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs amongst the evening's live guests.

Having worked underneath Barack Obama for nearly two years, and now acting as a senior campaign adviser for the U.S. President, Gibbs says he likes the position his side is in:

"I know, from our campaign's perspective, we feel pretty good about where things are. Obviously what's left now, I'm in Wisconsin, we're about 47 and-a-half hours from the polls closing – it's all about getting our voters out to the polls all day on Tuesday," he told Piers Morgan. "I feel very good about where we are in the nine battleground states and about what we have to do to finish this race off in a little under two days."

With the financial state of America still a concern, and the economy serving as arguably the most critical issue of the election, Morgan asked his guest to defend the job Obama's done during his first term: FULL POST

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October 25th, 2012
10:25 PM ET

Sununu on Powell, Obama: "When you have somebody of your own race that you're proud of...I applaud Colin for standing with him"

With the 2012 general election now merely a dozen days away, on Thursday "Piers Morgan Tonight" invited John Sununu to share his incomparable blend of political perspective and impassioned insight.

Welcoming his guest live from Boston, Piers Morgan asked the former New Hampshire governor about Colin Powell's recent endorsement of the incumbent:

"Colin Powell has decided to opt for President Obama again, despite apparently still being a Republican. Is it time he left the party?"

"I'm not sure how important that is," replied the 73-year-old adviser to Mitt Romney. "Frankly, when you take a look at Colin Powell, you have to wonder if that's an endorsement based on issues, or whether he's got a slightly different reason for preferring President Obama?"

"What reason would that be?" wondered the host. FULL POST

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October 24th, 2012
03:02 PM ET

Clips From Last Night: Nicholas Kristof, Buzz Bissinger, Kristen Soltis and Charles Blow weigh in on the 3rd presidential debate

On Tuesday evening, Piers Morgan featured the New York Times' Nicholas Kristof on the program to weigh in on the third presidential debate. Kristof noted that Barack Obama was considered the winner of the debate, though the outcome will have little impact on the election.

"The decisions are going to be based on economics, principally," said Kristof. "Neither one flubbed it."

Morgan's "All-Star Political Panel" comprised of Buzz Bissinger, Kristen Soltis and Charles Blow also gave their take on Monday's debate. FULL POST

October 10th, 2012
12:49 PM ET

Clips From Last Night: Hulk Hogan on his infamous sex tape; Charles Blow and Richard Grenell

On Tuesday evening, "Hulkamania," ruled the "Piers Morgan Tonight" studio as Terry Bollea, a.k.a Hulk Hogan, sat down with Piers Morgan for a very candid and personal interview.

The WWF wrestling champion and television personality spoke honestly about a recent media "smack down" concerning an anonymously released sex tape of Hogan and allegedly the ex-wife of his best friend. "I am accountable," said Hogan.

"And any excuse I make, whether it was a rough time in my life or the people that were there were my friends and they kind of made me - none of that matters. It's just that you're accountable and be honest."

"New York Times" columnist Charles Blow and former Romney Foreign Policy Spokesman Rick Grenell also joined the program on Tuesday and got into a heated debate over the reaction to actress Stacey Dash's declaration of support for Mitt Romney on Twitter. The part African American actress was immediately bombarded with angry tweets from the Twitterverse criticizing her for supporting the GOP presidential candidate.

Grenell attributed the reaction to "not enough attention on the intolerant left," adding, "I think what we just heard from Charles [Blow], who is a prominent liberal, is exactly part of, I think, this problem, is that we whittle around the fact that when liberals are intolerant, we can't say it for some reason. We have to pretend like it's - everyone is intolerant. And we just can't say look, it's wrong to go after Stacey because she's decided as a black woman to support Mitt Romney."

October 4th, 2012
09:54 PM ET

Newt Gingrich and Jennifer Granholm decide the fate of Big Bird

Former GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich joined Piers Morgan tonight, along with former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, to debate last night's presidential debate.

As we look ahead to tomorrow morning's job report, Morgan asked Granholm and Gingrich to take an honest look at the unemployment numbers under Barack Obama. "This is the lowest male participation in the workforce since they began keeping records," the former speaker of the house said. "People have been dropping out."

The host of "War Room with Jennifer Granholm" shot back at Gingrich:

"It's the policies of the Republicans that are completely trickle down, hands off, laissez-faire, which means that you don't do anything to try to get manufacturing jobs in this country," she explained. "You want to know why there's lower male participation in the workforce? It's because we've lost so many manufacturing jobs."

A more pressing matter to the host of "Piers Morgan Tonight" was the Twitter trending topic of "Sesame Street" and the concern that if Mitt Romney becomes president he would "kill" Big Bird. FULL POST

October 1st, 2012
12:55 PM ET

Clips From Friday: Stephanie Cutter on the presidential debate; Dan Senor on Iran

On Friday evening, Piers Morgan spoke with Stephanie Cutter, Deputy Campaign Manager for Barack Obama, about the upcoming presidential debate. The first of three debates will commence on Wednesday, Oct. 3 and will focus on domestic policy. "We're taking this debate very seriously," said Cutter. "We know that there's a certain expectation on our side."

Cutter noted that although the president is currently leading in the polls going into the debate, the Obama campaign is not expecting a sure-fire win. "We also know what history tells us, that challengers normally win the first debate, just by the fact that they're standing on the stage with the president," said Cutter.

"They [debate challengers] normally come into these things as underdogs so we're coming into this debate very realistic that Mitt Romney is likely to win, if he plays his cards right."

Dan Senor, Senior Campaign Advisor to Mitt Romney, was also on the program Friday to discuss with Morgan Romney's stance on Iran's nuclear program. "What he has been clear about is the U.S. should be increasing pressure on the Iranians every way it can." FULL POST

September 28th, 2012
01:32 PM ET

Clips From Last Night: The Duchess of York on living in a "goldfish bowl"; Charles Blow and Kristen Soltis on new election polls; Tony Blair on being caught off guard

On Thursday evening, Piers Morgan welcomed Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, back to the program. The Duchess discussed her new children's book, "Ballerina Rosie," her daughters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, the Duke of York, Prince Andrew and the various charities that she and her family are involved in.

Ferguson also addressed the unavoidable topic on Royal watchers' minds, the recent photo scandal involving the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton. "It is a very difficult life in the goldfish bowl," said Ferguson.

"We just have to realize that today's media is - there's cameras on every telephone and you just - it's just so difficult."

Political pundits Charles Blow and Kristen Soltis also joined the program for a lively discussion over the new election polls that show President Barack Obama ahead of candidate Mitt Romney in the battleground state of Virginia. "There's become this narrative that's really developed over the last week that the race is starting to get away from Governor Romney that I think is not really founded in necessarily good data," said Soltis. FULL POST

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