Friday April 20, 2012 Happening Now

Lots of politics news today. New Polling from NBC News/WSJ, Fox News and from Washington Post/ABC News. They show President Obama with an edge, a tight race in battleground states, a huge margin for Romney on the economy, conservatives getting behind Mitt Romney and a huge advantage for the President among Latinos and women.


1505EDT -- Delivers remarks to the Republican Natl Cmte meeting of State Party Chairmen at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ. LIVE

1645EDT -- POTUS welcomes the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride to the White House. South Lawn. LIVE

There are growing concerns the economy's recovery is slowing. Peter Barnes on that.

A Delta plane headed for L.A. apparently hit a flock of birds, had engine trouble, and returned safely to JFK. Echoes of the Miracle on the Hudson.

The search for remains or at least clues continues this morning in a SoHo basement in New York City. Police reportedly have a new clue in the disappearance of six year old Etan Patz back in 1979.

A Blackhawk helicopter has gone down in Southern Afghanistan. It is believed four U.S. soldiers were killed. No word on the cause.

Remember that woman who was attacked by her own chimp? She's now considering suing the state of CT!?

Today marks the 2 year anniversary of the worst accidental oil spill in U.S. history.. the BP disaster.

There are new concerns about our relationship with Afghanistan. Catherine Herridge on that story today.

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.