February 12th, 2013
07:40 AM ET

Tuesday's live events

President Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union address before Congress tonight.  Watch CNN.com Live for all of your political coverage.

Today's programming highlights...

Ongoing coverage: North Korea's nuclear test

9:30 am ET - Military sequestration hearing - What would threatened across-the-board budget cuts mean for the U.S. military and national defense?  Top Pentagon and military officials discuss the matter before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

12:30 pm ET - Jodi Arias murder trial - Jodi Arias is expected to resume her testimony at her murder trial in Arizona.  She is accused of killing her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2008.

2:30 pm ET - Senate committee considers Hagel - The Senate Armed Services Committee will vote on Chuck Hagel's nomination to be defense secretary.  Following the vote, the nomination goes to the full Senate for consideration.

9:01 pm ET - 2013 State of the Union address - President Obama will address Congress and the nation from the chambers of the House of Representatives.  Following his speech, Sen. Marco Rubio will deliver, in both English and Spanish, the Republican response to Obama's address.  After that, Sen. Rand Paul will give the Tea Party Express response.

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


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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. wut

    Why is Jodi Arias even mentioned? Why bother covering her trial at all? It's because she's cute. No other reason at all.

    February 12, 2013 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Lol @ wut, i was wondering that yesterday when she was mentioned. Ive never heard of her before then. And if cnn is going to start listing all murder trials theyre going to need more space!

    February 12, 2013 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    good morning.
    Chuck Hagel's nomination is the one to watch. That would determine how independent of foreign influence & lobbies is our country.

    February 12, 2013 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |