September 7th, 2011
07:55 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

Congress is back in session, and CNN.com Live is there with all the debate and discussion from Capitol Hill.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - 'Defending the Nation Since 9/11' hearing - The Senate Homeland Security Committee looks at the progress and shortcomings of the Department of Homeland Security since its founding.

10:00 am ET - Senate cybercrime hearing - The Senate Judiciary Committee looks at updating computer fraud legislation to include protecting consumers against emerging cyberspace threats.

2:00 pm ET - House returns from recess - House lawmakers return from their summer break to discuss and debate the issues of the day.

4:00 pm ET - NASCAR's best at the White House - President Obama welcomes Jimmie Johnson and seven other NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers to the White House.

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


Filed under: Politics • September 11 • Terrorism
soundoff (6 Responses)
  1. reality

    Surely NASCAR fans will love Obama now.

    September 7, 2011 at 7:58 am | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    @reality: LMAO!

    Somehow, I doubt it.

    September 7, 2011 at 8:27 am | Report abuse |
  3. michaelfury

    Department of Homeland Security: defending the nation from six-year-old girls since 9/11

    http://michaelfury.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/land-of-the-free-home-of-the-brave/

    September 7, 2011 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
  4. PeeMan

    How could the senate of homeland security have any substantial review, with out KPMG having access to it spending.

    September 7, 2011 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
  5. s kel

    Uhhhhh yeah right, reality, lol. Thats like saying tea partyers having " Obama 2012 " stickers on the back of their pick up trucks.

    September 7, 2011 at 10:45 am | Report abuse |
  6. banasy©

    Ok, mikey, because 9 year old girls have WHAT to do with NASCAR?

    Wait, don't answer that...

    September 7, 2011 at 11:59 am | Report abuse |