The question of Palestinian statehood grips the United Nations, while Congress deals with funding the government. CNN.com Live is your home for political debate from around the corner and around the world.
Today's programming highlights...
8:30 am ET - GOP candidates at CPAC - Ten Republican presidential candidates are expected to address the Conservative Political Action conference in Orlando.
8:30 am ET - Florida millionaire murder trial - Jurors are expected to begin deliberating the case of Bob Ward, who's accused of killing his wife inside their Florida mansion.
9:00 am ET - U.N. General Assembly morning session - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are among the world leaders scheduled to address the world body.
10:15 am ET - Obama talks education - President Obama will discuss the need to help states dealing with "No Child Left Behind" issues at the White House.
3:00 pm ET - U.N. General Assembly afternoon session - Haiti's new president is among the world leaders scheduled to speak before the world body.
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