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CNBC TO BROADCAST A SPECIAL EDITION OF “SQUAWK BOX” LIVE FROM WASHINGTON, D.C. ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 24TH

“Squawk in Session” Anchored by CNBC's Joe Kernen and Becky Quick Live from the Financial Services Committee’s Hearing Room

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., January 23, 2012 — On Tuesday, January 24th — the day of the State of the Union and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting — CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will broadcast a special edition of its signature morning program “Squawk Box” (M-F, 6-9AM ET) entitled, “Squawk in Session,” live from the Financial Services Committee’s hearing room in Washington, D.C.

Co-Anchored by CNBC’s Joe Kernen and Becky Quick, the program will cover a broad range of topics including, the FOMC meeting, the State of the Union, the United States budget, taxes and spending, regulations and the Keystone Pipeline, among other topics. Guests include: Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Alabama), House Financial Services Committee Chairman; Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California), Oversight & Gov’t Reform Committee Chairman; Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah); Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland); Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-West Virginia); Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), Budget Committee Chairman; Rep. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma); Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland), Former Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair; Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California).

"Squawk Box" is the ultimate "pre-market" morning news and talk program. With a unique sense of street smarts and wit, the program mixes business news with unscripted, fast-paced banter. Anchored by CNBC's Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin "Squawk Box" brings Wall Street to Main Street and is a "must see" for everyone from the business executive to the professional trader to the individual investor.
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