December 8th, 2011
07:53 AM ET

Thursday's live events

The 2012 presidential election may be 11 months away, but that doesn't mean Live is resting on its laurels.  We are your home for all the latest news from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

9:30 am ET - MF Global bankruptcy hearing - Former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine will discuss the collapse of his brokerage firm, MF Global, before the House Agriculture Committee.

9:30 am ET - Eric Holder on Capitol Hill hot seat - Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to testify on Justice Department oversight before the House Judiciary Committee, but the controversy over the "Fast and Furious" operation is likely to come up.

10:45 am ET - Casey Anthony defamation suit hearing - A Florida court will determine whether Casey Anthony's invocation of the Fifth Amendment during her deposition in a defamation case against her was appropriate.

11:30 am ET - White House briefing - The payroll tax cut extension debate will likely be discussed during Jay Carney's session with the White House press corps.

6:00 pm ET - White House Hanukkah reception - President Obama makes remarks at a Hanukkah reception at the White House.

8:00 pm ET - Ron Paul campus rally - GOP presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul addresses a campus rally at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.


Filed under: Elections • Politics
soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini


    December 8, 2011 at 9:18 am | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    lol @ Joey, looks as though your wish was granted. Good for you, and good job Nicole Saidi! I purposely stayed away from this site the past couple days because of the disgusting comments so thank you for cleaning it up. And joey your still my hero! 🙂

    December 8, 2011 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  3. chrissy

    not banasy @ 3:27 @ nicole saidi at cnn, these are the disgusting comments we are talking about!

    December 8, 2011 at 6:22 pm | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    oops meant l:27 not 3:27

    December 8, 2011 at 6:23 pm | Report abuse |