291Mar 13, 2014
State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for his department and current foreign policy challenges, including ...
189Mar 13, 2014
Corporate Money's Influence on Washington
Michael Schmidt talked about his New York Times story about hedge fund manager William Ackerman. Mr. Ackerman made a $1 billion bet on nutritional supplement company ...
256Mar 13, 2014
Food and Drug Administration Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg testified on the fiscal year 2015 initiatives and priorities for her agency.
375Mar 12, 2014
Military and Intelligence Issues
Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) talked about military and intelligence stories in the news. She commented on Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) ...
1,289Mar 12, 2014
Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 budget request. She said that there is no plan to delay the health care law’s individual ...
233Mar 12, 2014
Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request.
Veterans' Affairs Acting ...
266Mar 12, 2014
Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request and Military Readiness
Representative Rob Wittman (R-VA) talked about his concerns about the effect of President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request on military readiness.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy ...
216Mar 11, 2014
Representative Tom Cole on Federal Budget
Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) talked about President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. Representative Cole characterized the budget proposal as “disappointing,” and ...
335Mar 11, 2014
Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel
Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at the ...
322Mar 11, 2014
Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel
Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a Senate ...
333Mar 11, 2014
Military Special Operations Command Budget
Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing on the budget for U.S. Special Operations Command included in the fiscal year 2015 proposal.
234Mar 11, 2014
Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request.
204Mar 10, 2014
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx opened the American Public Transportation Association’s day-long legislative conference. He urged APTA members to call their congressional ...
129Mar 10, 2014
Priorities for the Next Transportation Authorization Bill
State and local public transportation leaders discussed priorities for the next Transportation Authorization Bill. Panelists included Milwaukee alderman Robert Bauman, Mayor William Euille ...
98Mar 10, 2014
Federal Transit Administration and Federal Railroad Administration Update
Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan along with Federal Railroad Administration Administrator Joseph Szabo provided updates and discussed the need for funding ...
375Mar 10, 2014
Financial Capability for Young Americans
The first public meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans was held at the Treasury Department. The panel was created to educate young people ...
429Mar 9, 2014
Earned Income Tax Credit Extension
Jason Fichtner and Eugene Steuerle talked about President Obama’s call to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to include childless workers. They spoke about the history of the EITC ...
328Mar 8, 2014
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the February 2014 job statistics and the question, “What had your job search experience been?”
86Mar 8, 2014
Weekly Presidential Address
In his weekly address, President Obama reiterated his call for Congress to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10, and cited growing support for the idea across the country.
94Mar 8, 2014
Weekly Republican Address
Ohio Senator Rob Portman delivered the weekly Republican address. He outlined a Senate Republican Jobs for America plan to spur economic growth.
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