August 16th, 2012
07:41 AM ET

Thursday's live events

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

Today's programming highlights...

8:00 am ET (est.) - Julian Assange learns asylum fate - Ecuador is expected to announce whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be given asylum in the South American country.

9:55 am ET - Ryan in Ohio - Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan is in Ohio this morning, where he'll participate in a "victory rally" on the campus of Walsh University in North Canton.

11:30 am ET - White House briefing - Vice President Joe Biden's curious "chains" comment will likely dominate Press Secretary Jay Carney's briefing with the White House press corps. Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.


Filed under: Ecuador • Elections • Julian Assange • On today • Politics • WikiLeaks
soundoff (25 Responses)
  1. banasy©

    Thanks Pete, you, too.

    August 16, 2012 at 4:52 pm | Report abuse |
  2. bobcat (in a hat)©

    @ Pete

    How are you doing ? Long time no see.

    August 16, 2012 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Kenney

    Maybe ill dress it in barbie clothes and all

    August 16, 2012 at 5:33 pm | Report abuse |
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