January 13th, 2012
07:42 AM ET

Friday's live events

The GOP presidential candidates are now focusing their attention on South Carolina ahead of next week's primary there.  CNN.com Live is your home for all the latest news and views from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - Van der Sloot sentencing - Joran van der Sloot will be sentenced today in Peru for the murder of Stephany Flores, just two days after pleading guilty to the charges against him.

10:00 am ET - Santorum town hall - GOP candidate Rick Santorum hosts a town hall-style meeting in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

11:20 am ET - Obama talks government reform - President Obama is expected to use a White House address to ask Congress to grant him the power to shrink the federal government.

12:25 pm ET - Romney goes back to school - GOP hopeful Mitt Romney speaks to students and others at the Aiken campus of the University of South Carolina.

6:30 pm ET - GOP candidate forum - GOP candidates Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman and Rick Santorum participate in a forum and barbecue in Duncan, South Carolina.

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

 


Filed under: Crime • Elections • Joran van der Sloot • Politics • Republican Party
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. ChiltepinRN

    Van der sloot must understand words like "que lindo" and "agarra tus tobillos" and "quieres ser mi novia" and "se te cayo' el jabon mi amor"! (1. So pretty 2. Grab your ankles 3. Wanna be mi girlfriend 4. You dropped the soap, my love

    January 13, 2012 at 8:32 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      Ha!

      January 13, 2012 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
  2. Mmmmm

    you to mention romney that republican dog is Mexican...

    January 13, 2012 at 8:57 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mmmmm

      'cuse me...you FORGOT to mention...

      January 13, 2012 at 8:59 am | Report abuse |
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    January 14, 2012 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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