December 29th, 2011
07:39 AM ET

Thursday's live events

The Iowa caucuses are now just five days away.  CNN.com Live is your home for all the latest from the Hawkeye State and the race to the 2012 presidential election.

Today's programming highlights...

8:50 am ET - Romney talks to voters - GOP hopeful Mitt Romney talks jobs and the economy with voters in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  He'll also hold a rally in Ames, Iowa, at 6:30 pm ET.

9:00 am ET - Santorum town hall - Fresh off learning that his poll numbers in Iowa are getting stronger, GOP candidate Rick Santorum will host a town hall-style meeting in Coralville, Iowa.  He'll hold a similar event in Muscatine, Iowa, at 1:00 pm ET.

10:00 am ET - Gingrich visits campaign office - Looking to bounce back in Iowa, GOP hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks to supporters at his campaign office in Sioux City.  He'll also host a town hall of his own in Storm Lake, Iowa, at 1:30 pm ET.

11:00 am ET - Bachmann talks to reporters - GOP candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann is expected to discuss the departure of one of her advisers to Rep. Ron Paul's campaign when she speaks to reporters in Des Moines.

1:00 pm ET - Ron Paul's town hall - GOP hopeful Rep. Ron Paul hosts a town hall-style meeting in Perry, Iowa.  He'll hold another town hall in Atlantic, Iowa, at 4:00 pm ET.

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

 


Filed under: Elections • Politics • Republican Party
soundoff (15 Responses)
  1. GOP's Hope Of Winning.....

    *gasp* [death rattle]

    December 29, 2011 at 8:05 am | Report abuse |
    • BonesMcCoy

      It's dead, Jim.

      December 29, 2011 at 8:06 am | Report abuse |
  2. Hugh Jass

    I think you are confused.

    Sent from my saxiPhone.

    December 29, 2011 at 9:47 am | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    banasy @ isn't banasy©, either.

    Correct, though; it's *not* chrissy.

    @GOP's...
    Lol.
    Yep.

    December 29, 2011 at 11:22 am | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    lmao ty banasy @ and the REAL banasy! Just a few more days, they go back to school soon lol

    December 29, 2011 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  5. رأفت طنينه

    Read Hot articles In The Middle East .... ‎http://www.rafatnet.wordpress.com‏ اقرأ اخر المقالات السياسية في الشرق الاوسط .. .

    December 29, 2011 at 12:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • BOMBO

      Thank you, but no. I've read those kinds of articles. Israel and the USA are evil. Nothing that has gone wrong in the ME is the fault of Arabs. Terrorists are freedom fighters. Blah blah blah....

      December 29, 2011 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    lol nice banasy @ but i know who my *real* sista is!

    December 29, 2011 at 12:07 pm | Report abuse |
  7. TCR C2

    Cant we all just get along !!!! Convictions for trolls are bad news you troll or trolls can and will be caught ,i know a lot of people in imformation technology to combat your stupidity its just a matter of time reguardless of who you are the big man is watching you trolls in more ways than you think!!!

    December 29, 2011 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
  8. MKULTRA BRAINCHIPMAN

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    This news is related to WHITES AREN’T WELCOME IN AMERICA ANY LONGER !!! OUT OF AMERICA WITH WHITES NOW !!!

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    OR
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    December 29, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Jim Brieske

    Who? Ok. What?

    December 29, 2011 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  10. banasy©

    @BOMBO:
    Lol.
    Precisely what is a "hot" article in the Middle East? Sounds a bit...ahem...naughty.
    @TCR C2:
    Except *I'm* not a troll, so I'm not really worried about who's watching me....

    December 29, 2011 at 5:58 pm | Report abuse |
  11. THE ONE AND ONLY DRAKOREX1

    TROLLS SMOKE POLES

    December 29, 2011 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Tcr c2

    @drakorexI you ought to know what that maet tastes like right? See the problem for you is you have to pay to get any, as for me i just smoke my own you see thats were your are screwed buddy!!!nso therefore i cant be a troll because i smoke my own meat

    December 30, 2011 at 12:34 am | Report abuse |
  13. Tcr c2

    Im not worryed about whos watching me because im not paranoide ,but you sure in hell areso just stopyoung lady and go change your white pony before you stain your mommys bed ok!

    December 30, 2011 at 12:38 am | Report abuse |