Wednesday's live video events
April 6th, 2011
07:24 AM ET

Wednesday's live video events

The budget battle continues on Capitol Hill, while the situation in Japan takes center stage at a Capitol Hill hearing.  CNN.com Live will be there with all the latest developments.

Today's programming highlights...

9:00 am ET - Japan nuclear crisis hearing - A House energy subcommittee takes a closer look at the U.S. government's response to the ongoing situation in Japan.

9:00 am ET - U.N. budget hearing - The theme of this House appropriations subcommittee hearing may be about the U.N. budget request for next fiscal year, but Ambassador Susan Rice is expected to be asked about the current unrest in Libya and other countries.

9:00 am ET - Casey Anthony hearing - A motions hearing is held in the case of Casey Anthony, the Florida woman accused of killing her young daughter.  Anthony is expected to be in court for the hearing.

10:00 am ET - FAA budget hearing - The recent problems with Southwest Airlines aircraft may dominate a budget hearing on Capitol Hill with FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt.

12:00 pm ET - Bachmann spending cuts rally - Rep. Michele Bachmann is reportedly contemplating a run for the Republican nomination for president next year.  She'll put her oratorical skills to work today at a rally for federal spending cuts in Washington.

2:10 pm ET - Obama's energy town hall - President Obama spends part of his day in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, where he'll host a town hall-style meeting on his energy plan and diversifying energy sources.

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


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  1. THE DEVIL

    No posts today, I repeat, NO POSTS, THIS IS MY PERSONAL BLOG

    April 6, 2011 at 7:46 am | Report abuse |
    • too busy for this

      jeez. Why don't you poor, lonely losers get a life? So sad.

      April 6, 2011 at 9:08 am | Report abuse |
    • Jazzzzzzzz

      Hello Lucifer, Just taking a break and checking in for minute. Hope to talk tonight. I will have to keep it short if we do catch up though have been walking in the last 2 days and desperately need to get back to it, see ya later.

      April 6, 2011 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
  2. TWEETY BRD

    Mr. Devil , I think some one needs help finding her finger over on the next story, just sayin

    April 6, 2011 at 7:54 am | Report abuse |
  3. ThomasD

    Dude, when are you going to give that up? You can change your name and threaten our mothers all you want and it'll get you nowhere. I think its great that rep. Bachman wants to run. May not do any good but its neat to see her try.

    April 6, 2011 at 7:57 am | Report abuse |
  4. BUGS BUNNY

    U think Rep Bachman, needs a carrot ?

    April 6, 2011 at 7:59 am | Report abuse |
  5. banasy

    Casey Anthony. What a waste of leftover human protoplasm.

    April 6, 2011 at 8:02 am | Report abuse |
    • BUGS BUNNY

      U want a carrot?

      April 6, 2011 at 8:03 am | Report abuse |
  6. banasy

    I really have no "Sympathy for the Devil". 🙂

    Hi, ThomasD. Wassup?

    April 6, 2011 at 8:11 am | Report abuse |
    • BUGS BUNNY

      Why are you ignoring me? I promise it's a BIG carrot.

      April 6, 2011 at 8:14 am | Report abuse |
  7. ThomasD

    Hi Banasy! Not much up today. Just an unwanted day off. How are you?

    April 6, 2011 at 8:21 am | Report abuse |
  8. banasy

    @ThomasD: Sorry about the unwanted day off...I'm gotta go to an unwanted day *at* work. I'm feeling kinda lazy today...but otherwise everything is tip-top.

    @Bugs: we're not ignoring you...just your carrot! 🙂

    April 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | Report abuse |
    • ELMER FUDD

      No , don't go , I have a GUN , much bigger than a carrot , And this MF will make you VIBRATE.

      April 6, 2011 at 8:50 am | Report abuse |
  9. Herbert

    ***FacePalm***

    April 6, 2011 at 8:52 am | Report abuse |
    • ELMER FUDD

      What's facepalm, and why r u stepping in, this is mine.

      April 6, 2011 at 8:56 am | Report abuse |
    • ELMER FUDD

      Yah, that's what I thought keep steppin.

      April 6, 2011 at 9:00 am | Report abuse |
  10. THE DEVIL

    Hey Thomas I haven't insulted or threatened no one, I post so you can start a conversation, and it works

    April 6, 2011 at 9:28 am | Report abuse |
  11. ELMER FUDD

    The DEVIL made me do it LADIES!!!!!!!!!

    April 6, 2011 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
  12. ELMER FUDD

    Hey, anybody gonna tell me what FACEPALM means? Curious

    April 6, 2011 at 9:38 am | Report abuse |
  13. THE DEVIL

    Facepalm is putting your hand on your forehead.

    April 6, 2011 at 9:40 am | Report abuse |
  14. THE DEVIL

    Invented by banasy

    April 6, 2011 at 9:43 am | Report abuse |
  15. ELMER FUDD

    @ DEVIL , thanks @ Herbert your just jealous cause I have a BIGGER gun than u *FACEPALM* BOOOOOOOYAAAAAAAA

    April 6, 2011 at 9:44 am | Report abuse |
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