President Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union address before Congress on February 12. Watch CNN.com Live for all of your political coverage.
Today's programming highlights...
10:00 am ET - Gun violence hearing - Expect sparks to fly at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on America's gun violence crisis. Among those testifying - former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, as well as the NRA's Wayne LaPierre.
12:30 pm ET - White House briefing - Gun violence, immigration and spending will likely dominate Press Secretary Jay Carney's agenda with the White House press corps.
6:00 pm ET - Newtown school safety hearing - A fourth public hearing focusing on school safety will be held in Newtown, Connecticut.
6:15 pm ET - NASA satellite launch - NASA will attempt to launch the first of a new generation of communications satellites from Cape Canaveral.