Wednesday's live video events
President Barack Obama meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao at the White House.
January 19th, 2011
07:51 AM ET

Wednesday's live video events

An influential world leader is welcomed to the White House today, while a divisive issue gets its day on Capitol Hill.  CNN.com Live will be there for both!

Today's programming highlights...

9:00 am ET - Hu Jintao arrives at White House - Chinese President Hu Jintao is welcomed to the White House by President Obama and the first lady.  The two presidents will hold closed-door talks on a number of issues.

10:00 am ET - House debates health care repeal - After months of debate on Capitol Hill and through the press, House lawmakers could vote today on a measure to repeal last year's health care reform package.

12:15 pm ET - Students talk to space station crew - When you were growing up, you probably dreamed of talking to an astronaut about what it's like living and working in outer space.  Today, hundreds of students in Oregon will live that dream when they talk with the crew of the international space station.

12:30 pm ET - Lieberman discusses political future - He's been one of the most influential and thought-provoking senators in recent years.  But what does the future hold for Sen. Joseph Lieberman?  The Connecticut independent will discuss whether he will seek re-election in 2012.

1:05 pm ET - Obama, Hu Jintao briefing - Following their closed-door talks, President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao speak with reporters.

6:00 pm ET - White House state dinner - For the third time since taking office, President Obama hosts the swankiest dinner at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the White House state dinner.  Chinese President Hu Jintao is the guest of honor.

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


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soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. GaGa

    He came to the US to see his new property first hand.

    January 19, 2011 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
  2. Gengis Bush

    yes and they'll pilfer and pilidge the the townsfolk.

    January 19, 2011 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |