February 9th, 2012
07:46 AM ET

Thursday's live events

The Republican presidential candidates have their eyes set on Maine, which will hold a caucus of its own on Saturday.  CNN.com Live is your home for all the latest developments from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

9:00 am ET - CPAC convenes - Conservative activists and officials gather in Washington for the annual conference hosted by the American Conservative Union.  Today's speakers include Sen. Marco Rubio at 10:35 am ET, Rep. Michele Bachmann at 12:15 pm ET, Texas Gov. Rick Perry at 1:20 pm ET and Herman Cain at 4:25 pm ET.

10:00 am ET - Mississippi pardons hearing - Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour's controversial pardons are the subject of a state Supreme Court hearing on the legality of the moves.

12:30 pm ET - Italian PM in Washington - Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss the European debt crisis and other issues.  But first, he will speak at the Peterson Institute in Washington.

2:30 pm ET - Santorum rally - GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum will address CPAC tomorrow.  Today, he'll speak at a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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



Filed under: Elections • Politics • Republican Party
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. a Conservative Republican

    Wow, look at all the comments. This is proof of how much America loves us.

    February 9, 2012 at 6:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Now *THAT'S* funny....

      February 9, 2012 at 7:15 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Mistake

    Whose talking about loving any political party, either republipunks or democraps grwo up dude

    February 10, 2012 at 2:00 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Sarcasm lost on you?

      February 10, 2012 at 8:43 am | Report abuse |
  3. Kevin

    Stand strong agianst the communist party.

    February 10, 2012 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |