March 7th, 2012
07:33 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

Super Tuesday has come and gone, but the race to the Republican presidential nomination remains up in the air. Live is your home for all the latest news and views from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

9:00 am ET - Syria crisis hearing - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria and how the United States should respond to it.

9:00 am ET - Rutgers cyber-bullying trial - The trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of bullying his roommate, who later committed suicide, continues in New Jersey.

10:30 am ET - Rising gas prices hearing - If you haven't noticed already, gas prices have been creeping up the last couple of weeks.  What's causing the rise, and what can be done to deal with it?  A House energy subcommittee discusses the matter.

11:30 am ET - Gingrich in Alabama - Fresh off his victory in Georgia, GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich takes his campaign to Alabama, where he'll speak in Montgomery.  He'll also appear in Pell City at 3:30 pm ET and Birmingham at 7:30 pm ET.

12:45 pm ET - Obama talks economy - President Obama is also on the road today.  He travels to North Carolina to discuss the economy at a manufacturing plant in Mt. Holly.

2:30 pm ET - Santorum's Kansas rally - After a strong Super Tuesday performance, GOP hopeful Rick Santorum takes his campaign to Lenexa, Kansas, for a rally.  Santorum will then travel to Jackson, Mississippi, for an event at 8:30 pm ET. Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.


Filed under: Elections • Politics • Syria • World
soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Superman

    Santorums playing DOROTHY,obamas out probably being sympathetic to the unions,and the newt is lost somewhere in bama, and ill still vote obama again

    March 7, 2012 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    Ron Paul would be better off contesting as an independant. I'll vote for him if he does that. Otherwise its Obama for me too.

    The understanding of foreign policy & international affairs shown by Romney,santorum and gingrich is an insult to our intelligence.

    March 7, 2012 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Superman

    @saywhat............. Good job! You did good on that one! Who else do we vote for, lets see , we have, BOZO, PENNEYWISE , AND CHUCKY.

    March 7, 2012 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Superman

    And then on the right hand we have OBAMA, who of course has some discipline . And foreign policy skills

    March 7, 2012 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |