Busy day at the White House. President Obama will nominated
Jack Lew to replace Timothy Geitner as Secretary of Treasury.
1330EST -- POTUS will announce the nomination of Jack Lew
to be Secy of the Treasury. East Room. LIVE
Vice President Biden continues his meetings on gun control.
This morning he meets with advocates for hunters, sports shooters, and wildlife
interest groups. This afternoon it's gun
owner's groups including the NRA. This evening it's reps from the entertainment
California among the states pushing new anti-gun legislation.
Claudia Cowan reporting.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta meeting with Afghanistan
President Hamid Karzai at the Pentagon this morning. We will get tape playout.
Just to add to our scary reporting on the rapid spread of
all sorts of horrible illnesses. More and more states are reporting being
inundated with flu victims. It's bad, and getting worse this year. We've also
learned 10% of the current flu strain out there is *not* part of the flu
vaccine. In Boston, 18 are dead from flu. Molly Line reporting.
We could hear from the judge today after the preliminary
hearing for Colorado massacre suspect James Holmes wrapped up. The judge will
rule on if there's enough evidence to go to trial (or we could get word of a
Oscar nominations out this morning. "Lincoln," "Zero Dark
Thirty," and "Argo" among others expected to get nods.