CNBC Anchors & Reporters Live from Washington, DC Throughout CNBC's Business Day Programming
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., December 7, 2012—With no deal in place and the deadline quickly approaching, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will dedicate a day of coverage to the fiscal cliff, "Mission Critical: Rise Above DC."
On Tuesday, December 11th, throughout the network's Business Day programming, CNBC anchors and reporters will broadcast live from Washington, D.C. Beginning with "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET), CNBC's Jim Cramer and Becky Quick will anchor from the halls of Congress, leading every hour through the morning with a "Rise Above Report" and speaking to key figures and lawmakers pressing them to explain why there is still no deal and explaining what's at stake. Starting at noon, CNBC's
In early November, CNBC and CNBC.com launched a network-wide initiative called "Rise Above" aimed at calling attention to the fiscal crisis. The campaign is a call to action appealing to everyone to rise above partisan political views in an effort to come to an agreement on a plan that tackles both the long and short term challenges to the American economy.
Additional coverage of the day will be available on CNBC.com at riseabove.cnbc.com.
Want to join the social media conversation about the fiscal cliff? Send a tweet to @CNBC and use the hashtag #RiseAbove. We'll be featuring a selection of your tweets in the CNBC "Twicker" during "Squawk Box" and "The Kudlow Report." You can also weigh in on the fiscal cliff by going to CNBC's Facebook page and voting on the issue that most concerns you in the event Congress does not reach a deal.
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