7 p.m. ET on MSNBC, which has been running a countdown ticker since this morning. What a thrill it was to wake up to find there were only eleven and a half more hours until we learn the details of Bill Richardson’s health-care plan.

If you can’t make it to a TV, C-SPAN will be simulcasting the audio. As always, we’d appreciate a heads up if something clipworthy happens. If you see something, say something.

Here’s a little light reading while you wait. Are Fox and the CBC really planning to go ahead with an event whose big draw at this point stands to be Dennis Kucinich? Hard to believe, but there you go. If you’re not in a reading mood, try the video instead. It should set the right mood for the magic that’s about to happen.

Update: All right, by wide acclaim, here’s the highlight of the evening. He does know when to shut up!