February 16th, 2012
07:38 AM ET

Thursday's live events

The race to the Republican presidential nomination continues on February 22 with a GOP debate in Phoenix.  CNN.com Live is your home for all the news from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

8:30 am ET - Romney roundtable - Looking to keep his momentum going following wins in Maine and at CPAC, GOP candidate Mitt Romney holds a roundtable discussion on fiscal issues in Monroe, Michigan.

9:30 am ET - Contraception insurance hearing - The controversy surrounding President Obama's guideline shift on contraception insurance coverage is the subject of a House Oversight Committee hearing.

12:30 pm ET - Santorum on economy - Now neck-and-neck with Mitt Romney in some polls, GOP candidate Rick Santorum looks to keep his momentum going as he addresses the Detroit Economic Club.

1:00 pm ET - Gingrich in California - GOP hopeful Newt Gingrich looks to keep his presidential aspirations alive as he speaks to the Asian-American Leadership Forum.

10:00 pm ET - Ron Paul rally - Rep. Ron Paul is also still in the GOP race, with his primary focus on caucus states.  He holds a campaign rally for supporters in Seattle.

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

Filed under: Elections • Politics • Republican Party
soundoff (33 Responses)
  1. 'Audit the Fed for the First Time Ever' association

    Talking about auditing the fed, duh. (and limiting Big-Pharma) Both have huge profit margins that go elsewhere.

    February 16, 2012 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Duh, what Fed?

      February 16, 2012 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  2. hamsta

    all of my most hated socialists here. chrissy where is your shrink frriend with the big mouth

    February 16, 2012 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy©


      February 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Painfully aware of who...

    ...totally ignorant of what.

    February 16, 2012 at 3:46 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Get the BadGuy

    Any one of these candidates would put the country back on course. Obama has got to got for he repeatly shows what a bum he is on all issues except coruption. He has a lock on being an expert here. A pure IL democrat.

    February 16, 2012 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    Loss of gonads will make one not want to use a name, I suppose...

    February 16, 2012 at 9:00 pm | Report abuse |
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