February 13th, 2013
07:53 AM ET

Wednesday's live events

President Obama and Congress look to avert $85 billion in automatic across-the-board spending cuts scheduled for March 1.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage of the sequestration crisis.

Today's programming highlights...

10:00 am ET - Postal Service crisis hearing - The U.S. Postal Service is ending most Saturday delivery amid concerns that its time is running short.  Can the USPS be saved?  The House Government Affairs Committee looks into the matter.

10:00 am ET - Treasury Secretary nomination hearing - Jack Lew faces the Senate Finance Committee as he seeks to become the next treasury secretary.  Expect plenty of questions on the U.S. economy, spending and debt.

11:00 am ET - LAPD briefing on Dorner case - Is ex-cop and murder suspect Christopher Dorner dead?  Police are working to confirm if the remains found in a burned cabin are that of Dorner.  Meantime, Los Angeles police will brief reporters on the case.

12:00 pm ET - Obama talks manufacturing - President Obama will make his first post-State of the Union public comment in Asheville, North Carolina, where he'll discuss job growth and manufacturing.

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

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



Filed under: Barack Obama • Budget • Congress • Economy • Politics • U.S. Postal Service
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  1. chrissy

    And @ bobcat, nope to the firetruck thing and also fudgesicle. My father in law had a wonderful time with that with my girls and it got way outta hand lol.

    February 13, 2013 at 11:09 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    And another comical thing he did was sprinkle raisins in their beds the night before easter and then wake them in the morning with "look the easter bunny was here and he umm crapped in your bed!" Gosh i miss my in laws! Lol

    February 13, 2013 at 11:24 pm | Report abuse |
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