The talk in Washington is all about the "fiscal cliff" and what the president and Congress need to do to avoid it. Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage of the fiscal cliff debate.
Today's programming highlights...
9:00 am ET - ISS expedition briefings - NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency will announce a yearlong expedition by two crew members aboard the international space station beginning in 2015. The crew members will speak out at 10:00 am ET.
9:30 am ET - Fiscal cliff crisis briefings - Lawmakers from both sides of Congress will be talking the fiscal cliff crisis all morning. House Democrats will take the microphone first, followed by House Republicans at 10:00 am ET and Senate Democrats at 11:00 am ET.
10:30 am ET - Live Christmas nativity scene - Sheep, donkeys and camels in Washington? Faith groups are bringing the animals as part of a live nativity scene to demonstrate that such displays are protected by the First Amendment.
10:50 am ET - Obama speaks with CEOs - The fiscal cliff crisis will likely dominate President Obama's remarks to CEOs at the Business Roundtable in Washington.
12:30 pm ET - White House briefing - The fiscal cliff crisis and the situations in Egypt and Syria will likely dominate Press Secretary Jay Carney's briefing with the White House press corps.
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