July 10th, 2012
07:46 AM ET

Tuesday'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...

10:00 am ET - Health care reform impact hearing - With the House scheduled to vote tomorrow on whether to repeal President Obama's health care reform law, lawmakers will be busy debating the matter today.  This hearing will focus on how the law has impacted doctors and patients.

12:35 pm ET - Romney town hall - GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is back on the campaign trail today.  He will address supporters at a town hall-style meeting in Grand Junction, Colorado.

1:50 pm ET - Obama talks economy - President Obama is also on the campaign trail this afternoon.  He'll address tax relief and the deficit at a community college in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

3:00 pm ET - Biden at Latino convention - Vice President Joe Biden is spending part of his day in Las Vegas, where he'll be addressing the La Raza Convention.

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

 


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soundoff (112 Responses)
  1. Obama Mama

    After Romneys shot in the campaign "bank arm" from the Koch Bros "millions"(which he does not have to tell how much the superpac gave him) he is spending it in Colorado.
    Where are his tax returns he promised the american people in December, he would produce in June?
    Why all the secrecy? I guess you cannot claim the Swiss bank accounts and Bermuda bank accounts. Legal tax evasion? Another wealthy perk.

    July 10, 2012 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
  2. Ancient Texan

    Dims babble on and on about Romney's failure to disclose his tax returns, but Obama spent millions to have ALL of his records hidden and don't think that is a shroud of secrecy? Any campaign donations made by the Koch Brothers are more than offset by the George Soros and Dim billionaires contributions.

    July 10, 2012 at 9:14 am | Report abuse |
    • Pete

      @TEXAN,so now the presidents hiding money now ,ha! You quit the Muslim crap, birther crap,is he from another planet or ya waiting for that later?Republicans ,like yourself are so delushional,inept,illiterate and biggest thing of all racists.You republicans sat thru 8 destructive ,catastrophic years in our nations recent history,second only to your dean of destruction Pres.Hoovers Great Depression and you have the gall to complain when a man that's been disrespected from your party since his inaugeration that actually wants better for this country wants to help all and you think its unpatriotic,you republicans the ones with the blood of thousands of innocent military men,women and Iraqi citizens on your hands should be doing something to clean up your act,but as usual you're too ignorent or arrogent much like Romney to really care,am I right Ancient One!!!Go look in the mirror Texan,ya got to clean up your act before chastising others,quit being the republican hypocrite you really are and ignorent as well!!

      July 12, 2012 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Obama Mama

    @Ancient-name calling? So it is okay for the GOP "people", to go on and on about a produced birth certificate. But the dems cannot point out that Romney has not produced his tax returns?
    Sheldon Adelson has spent more on the GOP superpacs than Goerge Soros spent on all the 2004 election cycle.
    What records are you talking about and how much?
    Talk about "dim" he has not really said what he stands for or bases his campaign bid on and you are putting him up on a pedal stool. Just against the dems,he has no moral standings but to get President Obama out. In Romney's govenor tendor he voted and did more in a democratic way than a republican. He is whishy – washy at best. Fippy – Floppy at least.

    July 10, 2012 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  4. Philip

    Same old campaign rhetoric election after election with millions alert to even the slightest quirk like Obama's birth certificate or Romneys tax returns.
    Toss a freaking coin and move along. ty

    July 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
  5. Rascal Rabble

    if romney promised from a public podium on national tv to repeal roe vs wade imma votin fer'im...thattabe enough sugar babies t'hold me...melinda gates reincarnation of margaret sanger...another baby killer...wunder what death panel obama will appoint her...

    July 10, 2012 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
    • Obama Mama

      @Rascal he would probably flip – flop on it once in office.

      July 10, 2012 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Obama Mama

    Good morning philip- so who are you voting for?

    July 10, 2012 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
  7. Philip

    Both candidates claim that if you disobey you will burn in hell. How stupid is THAT.
    Find US a candidate that follows science, not some wolf god burning people in hell. ty

    July 10, 2012 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
  8. Philip

    That would be none of your business, and why we have curtains at voting booths.
    But for your info, the last man I voted for was George Wallace. I was in the third grade (mock election held for students). And the only reason I voted for wallace was b/c my dad was voting for Richard Nixon and mom, Hubert Humphrey.
    Even before I reached legal voting age I figured out it's all a scam. Government, Wall Street, Religion, Medicine, even what is passed as "science" is mostly theory. History? LMAO. each country has their own version...mostly all lies.
    Until a man runs on the premise of abolishing organized religion, I won't even be considering voting.
    OK. My turn to ask YOU a question: Who did Jesus and his early followers support or vote for? The apostle Paul was a Roman citizen. Who did he support politically?

    July 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
  9. Philip

    @Rascal Rabble. "Death Panel"? Isn't that a little harsh? he he (hang on, I'll have my spirit medium consult the ghost of an aborted potential American)
    Huh. "Death Panel" isn't so harsh after all.

    July 10, 2012 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
  10. Jj's Obama trauma

    Remember the carter admin and their woes? Govt spending out of control. No jobs. A deficit sky rocketing. Massive govt spending. Raised taxes. Sound familiar folks? We all know what happened to him after four years...

    July 10, 2012 at 12:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Not to put too fine a point on it, but to turn your kind of reasoning back at you: is Romney running against Carter?
      Lol. Couldn't resist.

      July 10, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Obama Mama

      Morning Jj- recession handed to Jimmy from the Nixon- Ford house. From your house to mine.

      July 10, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Obama Mama

      @banasy-Now the tables are turned and it's your turn to cry,(well I used to love her but it's all over now)

      July 10, 2012 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jj's Obama trauma

      Yes banz. I was making an analogy between the two admins. Sounds eerily similar. And good morning Obama mama. Are you seeing a ghost of Reagan's past? Romney 2012!

      July 10, 2012 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Obama Mama

      No, I see a a Reagan-Bush ghost of (savings and loan and a war) failure and Clinton cleaning it up. Obama 2012.

      July 10, 2012 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
  11. banasy©

    Good morning, all.
    Obama Mama, still fighting the good fight, I see.
    The political climate in this country is SO polarized, it's not even remotely funny...
    I saw this to the people who do not vote, (as I have said to people I know who do not exercise this privilege): political opinions mean absolutely zip if one is not going to use the easiest, most basic tool one has to try to effect change.
    I have a friend who says she doesn't vote because (get this!) She doesn't ever want to be called for jury duty!

    July 10, 2012 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Obama Mama

    I would think that he could not vote being jewish and that slaves could not vote.
    Stature in the time was considered and I do not believe he was of high stature. So I do not think he could vote. Who he supported I do not know. Who?
    I would not have voted for Paul (saul) because he did not support women in the church, to vote, to have any say in the church, to hold any kind of authority in the church.

    July 10, 2012 at 12:04 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Obama Mama

    Good marning banasy. But is seems that it is ideology not principles rule the parties.

    July 10, 2012 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Philip

    @Obama Mama. Jesus was raised by jewish parents. But even as a boy he was correcting the false teachings of jewish religious leaders. By the time he was 29, he was calling them children of satan in public.
    Israel was occupied by Rome at the time, and only Roman citzens were allowed to vote. Israel's internal affairs, like liquidating christians, were handled by the Jewish High Court, The Sanhedrin. (Paul, before abandoning Jewry for Christianity, was himself a Pharisee leader)
    Jesus nor his followers, including those like Paul who enjoyed dual-citizenship, ever voted for anyone! They were taught that God's kingdom is no part of this worlds governments, and became true believers.

    July 10, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Obama Mama

      Then if you do not vote, you cannot say or change anything. If you run though, you can change and make what is wrong right.
      You have to have a dog in the fight.

      July 10, 2012 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Philip

    Paul was also a trained athlete. Trained to hunt down christians and kill them as many jewish men like himself did. Paul admits in his bible writings that he himself was "foremost" among jews killing christians for sport.
    Of course Paul abandoned this jewish traditional killing of christians when he became a christian himself. And of course he didn't support any Roman political movement that would take the pagan Roman Empire and forge it into the Holy Roman Empire.
    He rather predicted that men calling themselves followers of Christ would get involved in politics and do this very thing!

    July 10, 2012 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Obama Mama

      History repeating itself? And did he go to Hell because he was a murderer?
      If you change your color does it make you more pius?
      In changing himself to a christian or trying to make himself seem more pius, try to make himself more gracious in the eyes of the people he converted?
      I think that being less religious makes you able to not be distracted in what needs to be done, and do it because it is the right thing to do, not because someone says it is the right thing to do.

      July 10, 2012 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • Obama Mama

      @philip – Paul was a flip flopper?

      July 10, 2012 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
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