July 9th, 2012
07:40 AM ET

Monday's live events

The race to the presidency now turns toward the general election in November.  CNN.com Live is your home for all the latest news and views from the campaign trail.

Today's programming highlights...

11:50 am ET - Obama tax cut announcement - President Obama is expected to ask Congress to pass a one-year extension on Bush-era tax cuts for people earning less than $250,000 a year.

1:00 pm ET - White House briefing - The tax cut announcement is expected to dominate Press Secretary Jay Carney's chat with the White House press corps.

1:30 pm ET - Holder talks to NAACP - Embattled U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will discuss voting rights and other matters when he addresses the NAACP National Convention in Houston.

5:00 pm ET - Health care law rules meeting - Think the health care debate ended after the recent Supreme Court ruling?  Think again!  The House will vote later this week on repealing President Obama's health care reform law, but first, the House Rules Committee will meet to approve rules ahead of the debate.

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

Filed under: Barack Obama • Economy • Elections • Finance • On CNN.com today • Politics • Taxes
soundoff (85 Responses)
  1. Guest

    Yeah, hey, Mary, where is the answer to the bull question? I wanna know!

    July 9, 2012 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Guest

      Never mind! I didn't catch it the first time! My bad!

      July 9, 2012 at 8:56 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Muse

    Please, Obama, ungag that woman so people will finally know and quit this stupid speculation once and for all! Nothing to be afraid of, right? If Bush has nothing to hide, out with it!

    July 9, 2012 at 9:43 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    Well, this has certainly been a slow news day.
    Goodnight, all.

    July 9, 2012 at 10:03 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jj's Obama trauma

    Remember the Carter admin? Deficit out of control. Federal spending gone wild. No jobs. Taxes being raised. A dismal economy. sound familiar folks? Is it ringing a bell?

    July 10, 2012 at 12:22 am | Report abuse |
  5. Bigbrother

    Phillip and Mary you do Not have a conscious do you two

    July 10, 2012 at 2:02 am | Report abuse |
  6. Bigbrother

    You two know who big brother is your reading this i know you are the computer is a good tool to communicate with simultaneously while blogging is it not

    July 10, 2012 at 2:04 am | Report abuse |
  7. Obama Mama

    @Jj's- I believe he was coming into the presidency of Ford, who handed him a recession.

    July 10, 2012 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
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