December 1st, 2011
07:50 AM ET

Thursday's live events

The presidential election may be 11 months away, but Live isn't resting on its laurels.  We are your home for all the latest news from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - World AIDS Day panel discussion - Join CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta for a panel discussion on World AIDS Day.  Panelists include former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and singer/activist Bono.

10:00 am ET - Iran policy hearing - In the wake of Britain's decision to evacuate its embassy staff from Iran, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee looks at America's strategic objectives toward Iran.

1:00 pm ET - White House briefing - Next year's election, the deficit and spending will likely top Jay Carney's agenda with the White House press corps.

2:00 pm ET - Mortgage oversight hearing - How has the Federal Housing Finance Agency done with overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?  The House Financial Services Committee looks into that issue.

3:45 pm ET - Gingrich in Iowa - GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich addresses the annual meeting of the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives in West Des Moines.

5:00 pm ET - National Christmas Tree lighting - President Obama and his family join others for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree on the White House grounds. Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.



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