August 12th, 2011
07:50 AM ET

Friday's live video events

As Wall Street looks to end a tumultuous week, all eyes are on Iowa as the GOP presidential candidates prepare for Saturday's straw poll.  CNN.com Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.

Today's programming highlights...

9:30 am ET - Wall Street opening bell - One of the most unpredictable weeks in trading history comes to a close today.

11:30 am ET - GOP candidates at Iowa State Fair - Several GOP presidential candidates will speak to supporters today at the Iowa State Fair.  Expected to speak are Herman Cain at 11:30 am ET, Rep. Thad McCotter at 12:00 pm ET, Rick Santorum at 12:30 pm ET, Rep. Ron Paul at 1:00 pm ET, Tim Pawlenty at 1:30 pm ET and Rep. Michele Bachmann at 4:00 pm ET.

2:35 pm ET - Green Bay Packers visit White House - One of the perks of winning the Super Bowl is getting to meet the president at the White House.  The Green Bay Packers will do just that today.

8:30 pm ET - Race to 2012: Gov. Rick Perry in Alabama - One day before he's expected to enter the GOP presidential race, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a GOP event in Birmingham, Alabama.

CNN.com Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.

 


Filed under: Budget • Economy • Elections • Finance • Politics • Republican Party
soundoff (9 Responses)
  1. Mark L.

    Spelling Lessons of the Day –

    1. How Do You Spell DOOM for the U.S.A.? R.E.P.U.B.L.I.C.A.N.
    2. How Do You Spell ANARCHY in the U.S.A.? T.E.A. P.A.R.T.Y.
    3. How Do You Spell GREAT DEPRESSION in the U.S.A.? H.E.R.B.E.R.T. H.O.O.V.E.R. – R.E.P.U.B.L.I.C.A.N.
    4. How Do You Spell ARMAGEDDON for the U.S.A.? V.O.T.E. R.E.P.U.B.L.I.C.A.N.

    August 12, 2011 at 8:21 am | Report abuse |
    • Troy

      How do you spell idiot who doesn't know what he is talking about and just one more reason I vote Republican? m.a.r.k. l.

      August 14, 2011 at 4:44 am | Report abuse |
  2. People

    How do you spell Atomic Bomb, Bay Of Pigs, Dixiecrat, Vietnam, NAFTA, or endless social programs without restrictions? D.E.M.O.C.R.A.T. Now that we've assessed both parties are corrupt little snakes.. What are we going to do about it besides being brainwashed puppets?

    August 12, 2011 at 9:14 am | Report abuse |
  3. Dro Blow

    I'm just going to vote straight ticket Republican from now on, so we can hurry up this end of the world Armageddon stuff. Why bleed out slowly?

    August 12, 2011 at 9:19 am | Report abuse |
  4. michaelfury

    http://michaelfury.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/testify/

    August 12, 2011 at 10:35 am | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    *Facepalm*™

    August 12, 2011 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  6. Mad Hatter

    *Gibbs slap*

    August 12, 2011 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Troy

    We are already in Armageddon, have you not seen the ass clown who was elected president or followed the economy lately?

    August 14, 2011 at 4:48 am | Report abuse |
  8. TERROR ALERT

    YES , WE CAN...YES , WE CAN...WE WILL WIN IN WAR ON TERROR (30 whities or what are terrorists will never come back alive...thank you lord....aaamen).

    What do you mean tragedy! It was just a birthday present for planet apes president !!! That's all ! Feels great to flip hamburgers and hip hop atop of good news...makes you feel vibrant and energized !!!

    ARIZONA = UTOYA = GOVERNMENT‘S "AFTERLIFE" CASH & $$ FLASH MOB (there was no shooting in Utoya or Arizona, but instead tear gas and on faces of multiculturalism maniacs while calling you a terrorists) !!! stateofterror.blogspot.com/ or stateofterror.wordpress.com/

    OBAMA = STALIN = BUSH or USA = SOVIET UNION
    avsecbostjan.blogspot.com/ or avsecbostjan.wordpress.com/

    Whitie is fighting war on terrorism just to come home and be pronounced as terrorist...turned in Timothy, jobless, homeless ...YESSS, WE CAN...YESSS, WE CAN...GABBY OPENED HER EYES (Obaminator’s psychotic speech in Tucson = failed “Apocalypse Now“)

    TEARS WON'T DO YOU ANY GOOD !!! AS BUSH STATED "THAT'S WHAT THEY ARE PAID FOR"(to die ) !!

    Don't worry O(s)bama, you have just saved USA what is lots of Dollars in your DEBT DEALS(DEAD AND ILL) as those best of America or Navy Seals would also grew older and then you already know how it goes !!!

    August 14, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |