August 13th, 2012
07:38 AM ET

Monday's live events

The two major parties will come together in the next few weeks to make their presidential tickets official.  CNN.com Live is your home for all the action from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

Today's programming highlights...

8:45 am ET - Romney in Florida - GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney spends his day in Florida, where he'll campaign with Sen. Marco Rubio in St. Augustine.  He'll later speak in Miami at 5:15 pm ET.

12:25 pm ET - Obama talks economy - President Obama will spend much of his day campaigning in Iowa, starting with an event in Council Bluffs.  He'll later travel to Boone for a 6:15 pm ET event.

12:45 pm ET - Biden on campaign trail - Vice President Joe Biden is also getting in the campaign spirit today.  He speaks to supporters in Durham, North Carolina.

2:00 pm ET - Ryan goes to the fair - Two days after being tapped as Mitt Romney's running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan stumps for votes at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.

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

 


Filed under: Elections • On CNN.com today • Politics
soundoff (102 Responses)
  1. chrissy

    lmfao @ superman, your bestest bud in the whole world texted you, wassup?

    August 13, 2012 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    @ Flutterby, welcome to our world! Its become a way of life unfortunately. Unless you look at it as someone is so impressed by your posts they want to be you. Am i correct bobcat?

    August 13, 2012 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      @ chrissy

      I agree, we have a very whacked world where we wonder and wait to see what wonderful witicisms will wriggle their way on to the wild and totally unpredictable web. When one is able to wrangle a wise and concise reply it is a wonderment, as we have a tendencey to wheel away from topics and wrestle with what is more to our liking.

      August 13, 2012 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    Now that Ryan has hit the campaign trail as Romney's RM, the war hawks and assorted nuts with the ideology bug would be celebrating.
    A person gets a slot for becoming the next leader of the Free World sans all that is needed to be that.
    Voters beware.

    August 13, 2012 at 2:36 pm | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    @ saywhat, good afternoon my dear friend. And yea lets hope they are able to pull thru this. And you know i dont care if its PC or not, human life should be cherished no matter what faith their religion is.

    August 13, 2012 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
  5. saywhat

    Second that @banasy

    August 13, 2012 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  6. saywhat

    A very good afternoon to you too@chrissy.
    Hope all you friends had a super weekend.

    August 13, 2012 at 2:39 pm | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    Lol @ saywhat, we got lots of rain so yea it was a great wknd. My grass is starting to turn green again and my garden is out of controll! Woohoo! Lmao. And you? How was your wknd?

    August 13, 2012 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
  8. saywhat

    Not too bad @chrissy.
    I'm traveling so you might see me skip in and out.

    August 13, 2012 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  9. chrissy

    Its ok @ saywhat, no texting and driving dear. Its detrimental to your health. 😉

    August 13, 2012 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Eagle 76

    @chrissy. No matter how much you complain, banasy will NOT post using her real name. So stop complaining about it already. 🙂

    August 13, 2012 at 4:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      What are you talking about?
      Who are YOU, Eagle 76?

      August 13, 2012 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |
  11. bobcat (in a hat)©

    bobcat says

    If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.

    August 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  12. chrissy

    Stuff a sock in it Philip, its YOU who uses everyones name but your own! Dont you have a job to do or something other than try to terrorise females.

    August 13, 2012 at 5:34 pm | Report abuse |
  13. she...

    ...always trolls herself. 😉

    August 13, 2012 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • he....

      ...is THE troll. 😉

      August 13, 2012 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
  14. chrissy

    And is that how you talk to Mary about her son? You are truly one disgusting individual and she could do so much better than you!!!

    August 13, 2012 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |
  15. chrissy

    @ banasy, seriously??? You cant tell who that is? Read his 2nd post, dead giveaway!

    August 13, 2012 at 6:01 pm | Report abuse |
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