“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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