December 15th, 2011
07:30 AM ET

Thursday's live events

Congress remains locked in a debate over spending and the proposed payroll tax cut extension.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage of the Capitol Hill standoff.

Today's programming highlights...

8:00 am ET - Golden Globe nominations announced - The best in film and TV are revealed as nominations are announced for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

11:45 am ET - Pelosi weekly briefing - The standoff over spending will likely dominate House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's weekly briefing with reporters.

1:00 pm ET - Gingrich meets with voters - The GOP presidential candidates are spending today preparing for an Iowa debate.  However, Newt Gingrich will take some time to meet voters in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

1:00 pm ET - White House briefing - Spending and payroll taxes will likely top Jay Carney's agenda with the White House press corps.

1:00 pm ET - MF Global bankruptcy hearing - Former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine returns to Capitol Hill to discuss the collapse of the MF Global brokerage firm.  Today, he testifies before the House Financial Services Committee.

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

 


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soundoff (18 Responses)
  1. Weird

    How did my hands get all cut up?

    December 15, 2011 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    lmao @ Joey are you bein a smarty? And Tartara was just bein rude, crude, and socially unacceptable!

    December 15, 2011 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
  3. gung hoe

    @jif I know that its been awhile since your first post, but boy you hit the nail on the head with no child left behind ,what a joke.Its like no cut sports where you dont have to try hard to make the team ,what a crock And everybody gets a trophy whether you win or not.What are we teaching the youth by doing this, that they dont have to try to get by and we know thats not the way it is in the world .

    December 15, 2011 at 10:57 pm | Report abuse |
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