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Senate Democrats on Middle Class Tax Cuts

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5:50:35 AM - 6:14:18 AM
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5:50:35 AM - 6:14:18 AM

Senate Democrats on Middle Class Tax Cuts

News Conference

Senate Democrats held a press briefing urging House Republicans to pass a middle class tax cut. Senators Schumer, Stabenow and Begich called for House speaker Boehner to take up the middle class tax cut bill that the Senate passed in July.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 126 Views

Senator Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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6:14:18 AM - 6:22:19 AM
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6:14:18 AM - 6:22:19 AM

Senator Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about negotiations for avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 119 Views

House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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6:22:19 AM - 6:36:20 AM
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6:22:19 AM - 6:36:20 AM

House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 201 Views

House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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6:36:20 AM - 6:46:15 AM
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6:36:20 AM - 6:46:15 AM

House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

0 hours, 9 minutes | 161 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy

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6:46:40 AM - 6:51:52 AM
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6:46:40 AM - 6:51:52 AM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy

White House Event

President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
Due to technical difficulties the middle section of the program is missing.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 392 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy

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6:51:52 AM - 6:58:51 AM
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6:51:52 AM - 6:58:51 AM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy

White House Event

President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
Due to technical difficulties the middle section of the program is missing.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 392 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:37 AM - 7:48:57 AM
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Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the possibility of retiring Secretary of State Hillary Clinton running for president in 2016.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 131 Views

Fiscal Cliff Compromises

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7:51:29 AM - 8:35:11 AM
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Fiscal Cliff Compromises

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Armstrong Williams talked about the latest “fiscal cliff” negotiations in Congress, what the Republicans need to be willing to compromise on, and whether he thinks a deal will be reached before the end of 2012.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 172 Views

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

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8:36:18 AM - 9:33:22 AM
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8:36:18 AM - 9:33:22 AM

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Sam Goldfarb talked about a group of tax incentives passed annually in a “tax extender” package that were part of the “fiscal cliff” talks.He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included some of the types of tax extenders and the costs of retaining them, the alternative minimum tax, and the complexity of U.S. tax code.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 57 minutes | 464 Views

Open Phones

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9:33:22 AM - 10:04:17 AM
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9:33:22 AM - 10:04:17 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the news of the day.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 84 Views

Federal Housing Authority Finances

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10:06:40 AM - 11:38:48 AM
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10:06:40 AM - 11:38:48 AM

Federal Housing Authority Finances

Senate Committee

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The agency had a $16 billion deficit due to mortgage lending activity during the financial crisis. Secretary Donovan said he could not guarantee the agency would not need to draw money from the Treasury Department at the end of 2013. He also outlined a number of policy changes being enacted or contemplated that would affect millions of Americans seeking mortgages through FHA.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 860 Views

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

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11:41:54 AM - 12:11:30 PM
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11:41:54 AM - 12:11:30 PM

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Sam Goldfarb talked about a group of tax incentives passed annually in a “tax extender” package that were part of the “fiscal cliff” talks.He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included some of the types of tax extenders and the costs of retaining them, the alternative minimum tax, and the complexity of U.S. tax code.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 29 minutes | 464 Views

Senator Harry Reid on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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12:11:36 PM - 12:23:32 PM
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12:11:36 PM - 12:23:32 PM

Senator Harry Reid on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), accompanied by Democratic Senators Dick Durbin, Chuck Schumer, and Patty Murray, briefed the media on the ongoing “fiscal cliff” negotiations. He said that Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposal to raise the debt limit was a good step in the negotiations.
However, later in the day Senators McConnell and Reid could not agree on whether to require 60 votes for the passage of the debt limit agreement. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 11 minutes | 261 Views

Open Phones

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12:23:44 PM - 12:47:06 PM
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12:23:44 PM - 12:47:06 PM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the possibility of retiring Secretary of State Hillary Clinton running for president in 2016.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 131 Views

Human Rights in Russia

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12:47:13 PM - 1:01:31 PM
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Human Rights in Russia

News Conference

A bipartisan roup of senators briefed the media on the Magnitsky Act, which targets Russian officials deemed by the U.S. to have violated human rights, as well as the Russia-Moldova trade bill.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 160 Views

U.S. Policy Toward Syria

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1:01:31 PM - 1:23:20 PM
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1:01:31 PM - 1:23:20 PM

U.S. Policy Toward Syria

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke about U.S. policy towards Syria. They expressed support for the Obama administration’s latest warning to the Assad regime over the use of biological weapons. Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) told reporters he would support a “use of force resolution” to prevent Syria’s government from using chemical or biological weapons on its own people. The previous day U.S. intelligence officials said the Syrian military had loaded the precursor chemicals for sarin, a deadly nerve gas, into aerial bombs.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 195 Views

Elections in Muslim Countries

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1:23:43 PM - 1:38:37 PM
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Elections in Muslim Countries

Public Affairs Event

Panelists debated the possibility of successful democracies in Muslim countries. Among the issues they discussed were the need for patience with the democratic process in Muslim countries, reconciliation of democratic and Muslim principles, and Islamists versus non-Islamists candidates. Panelists responded to questions from the audience.
“Islamists and Elections: Where Do They Lead?” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' annual Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 14 minutes | 341 Views

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East

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1:38:37 PM - 2:20:53 PM
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U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Public Affairs Event

Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) and Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA) talked about U.S. foreign policy. Senator Casey remarked on the fear of chemical weapons in Syria and talked about the administration moving forward to recognize Syrian opposition. He also talked about Iran’s and Hezbollah’s relationship and aid to Syria. Representative Royce said he supports the NDAA amendment that shuts down businesses that have ties to Iran’s nuclear ambitions. He also said he’ll work to stop efforts to diminish sanctions on Iran.
“Congressional Remarks” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 42 minutes | 249 Views

Nuclear Weapons in Muslim Countries

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2:20:53 PM - 3:04:04 PM
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2:20:53 PM - 3:04:04 PM

Nuclear Weapons in Muslim Countries

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear proliferation ambitions. All agreed Iran’s nuclear program is a serious threat to the U.S. and the region. David Albright, founder of the Institute for Science and International Security, said Iran would be inclined to build nuclear bombs if they had the technical capability. 
“The Arab Spring: Nonproliferation Risks and Opportunities” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 43 minutes | 312 Views

Senators Kyl and Lieberman on Foreign Policy

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3:04:04 PM - 4:02:24 PM
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3:04:04 PM - 4:02:24 PM

Senators Kyl and Lieberman on Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

Retiring Senators Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Jon Kyl (R-AZ) discussed Iran’s nuclear program, Syria’s civil war and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Both senators were critical of the Obama administration’s foreign policy choices in the region. These Jeane J. Kirkpatrick award recipients were interviewed by Clifford May.
This discussion was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 58 minutes | 166 Views

Undersecretary Cohen on Foreign Policy

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4:02:24 PM - 4:32:33 PM
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4:02:24 PM - 4:32:33 PM

Undersecretary Cohen on Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

David Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, accepted the George Shultz Award for Distinguished Service. He also spoke about sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. This was the closing keynote address of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 30 minutes | 158 Views

U.S. Policy Toward Syria

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4:33:09 PM - 4:54:24 PM
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4:33:09 PM - 4:54:24 PM

U.S. Policy Toward Syria

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke about U.S. policy towards Syria. They expressed support for the Obama administration’s latest warning to the Assad regime over the use of biological weapons. Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) told reporters he would support a “use of force resolution” to prevent Syria’s government from using chemical or biological weapons on its own people. The previous day U.S. intelligence officials said the Syrian military had loaded the precursor chemicals for sarin, a deadly nerve gas, into aerial bombs.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 195 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

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4:56:36 PM - 6:38:55 PM
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4:56:36 PM - 6:38:55 PM

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

Joint Committee

Witnesses testified on the effects of the “fiscal cliff” on the U.S. economy and the middle class, with a focus on sustaining long-term economic growth, reducing U.S. debt, and protecting the middle class. They agreed that the issue need to be resolved immediately to avoid another recession, but disagreed on how to raise revenue to achieve fiscal sustainability.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 487 Views

House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

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6:39:02 PM - 7:05:31 PM
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6:39:02 PM - 7:05:31 PM

House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

News Conference

Minority Leader Pelosi held her weekly legislative briefing with reporters, focusing on negotiations on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. She called a recent Republican proposal an “assault on the middle class, seniors and the future,” and urged House Republicans to pass a middle class tax cut.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 83 Views

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

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7:05:49 PM - 8:00:58 PM
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7:05:49 PM - 8:00:58 PM

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Sam Goldfarb talked about a group of tax incentives passed annually in a “tax extender” package that were part of the “fiscal cliff” talks.He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included some of the types of tax extenders and the costs of retaining them, the alternative minimum tax, and the complexity of U.S. tax code.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 55 minutes | 464 Views

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8:02:01 PM - 8:12:19 PM

Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell Debate Debt Ceiling Vote

Senate Highlight

Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) debated the 60-vote requirement for Senator McConnell’s proposal to raise the debt ceiling limit.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 712 Views

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8:12:25 PM - 8:15:52 PM

Senators Durbin and Stabenow on Federal Debt Ceiling Debate

Senate Highlight

Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) remarked on the federal debt ceiling debate between Senate leaders Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Harry Reid (D-NV).

0 hours, 3 minutes | 175 Views

Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling Negotiations

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8:16:01 PM - 8:21:37 PM
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Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Interview

Andrew Taylor spoke via Skype about the debt ceiling and “fiscal cliff” negotiations.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 76 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

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8:23:06 PM - 10:05:19 PM
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8:23:06 PM - 10:05:19 PM

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

Joint Committee

Witnesses testified on the effects of the “fiscal cliff” on the U.S. economy and the middle class, with a focus on sustaining long-term economic growth, reducing U.S. debt, and protecting the middle class. They agreed that the issue need to be resolved immediately to avoid another recession, but disagreed on how to raise revenue to achieve fiscal sustainability.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 487 Views

Federal Housing Authority Finances

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10:07:37 PM - 11:39:20 PM
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10:07:37 PM - 11:39:20 PM

Federal Housing Authority Finances

Senate Committee

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The agency had a $16 billion deficit due to mortgage lending activity during the financial crisis. Secretary Donovan said he could not guarantee the agency would not need to draw money from the Treasury Department at the end of 2013. He also outlined a number of policy changes being enacted or contemplated that would affect millions of Americans seeking mortgages through FHA.

1 hours, 31 minutes | 860 Views

Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell Debate Debt Ceiling Vote

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11:40:43 PM - 11:51:01 PM
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11:40:43 PM - 11:51:01 PM

Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell Debate Debt Ceiling Vote

Senate Highlight

Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) debated the 60-vote requirement for Senator McConnell’s proposal to raise the debt ceiling limit.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 712 Views

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11:51:07 PM - 11:54:37 PM

Senators Durbin and Stabenow on Federal Debt Ceiling Debate

Senate Highlight

Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) remarked on the federal debt ceiling debate between Senate leaders Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Harry Reid (D-NV).

0 hours, 3 minutes | 175 Views

Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling Negotiations

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11:54:43 PM - 12:00:19 AM
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11:54:43 PM - 12:00:19 AM

Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Interview

Andrew Taylor spoke via Skype about the debt ceiling and “fiscal cliff” negotiations.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 76 Views

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

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12:00:25 AM - 12:08:37 AM
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12:00:25 AM - 12:08:37 AM

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Sam Goldfarb talked about a group of tax incentives passed annually in a “tax extender” package that were part of the “fiscal cliff” talks.He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included some of the types of tax extenders and the costs of retaining them, the alternative minimum tax, and the complexity of U.S. tax code.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 8 minutes | 464 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

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12:09:23 AM - 1:51:36 AM
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12:09:23 AM - 1:51:36 AM

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

Joint Committee

Witnesses testified on the effects of the “fiscal cliff” on the U.S. economy and the middle class, with a focus on sustaining long-term economic growth, reducing U.S. debt, and protecting the middle class. They agreed that the issue need to be resolved immediately to avoid another recession, but disagreed on how to raise revenue to achieve fiscal sustainability.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 487 Views

Federal Housing Authority Finances

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1:54:11 AM - 3:25:54 AM
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1:54:11 AM - 3:25:54 AM

Federal Housing Authority Finances

Senate Committee

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The agency had a $16 billion deficit due to mortgage lending activity during the financial crisis. Secretary Donovan said he could not guarantee the agency would not need to draw money from the Treasury Department at the end of 2013. He also outlined a number of policy changes being enacted or contemplated that would affect millions of Americans seeking mortgages through FHA.

1 hours, 31 minutes | 860 Views

United Kingdom National Security Strategy

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3:28:01 AM - 4:39:55 AM
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United Kingdom National Security Strategy

International Telecasts

Britain’s Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond and Director General of Security Policy Tom McKane talked about the importance of the new National Security Council set up by the coalition government after the 2010 election. 
Secretary Hammond talked about about the perceived shift in American foreign policy interest away from Europe and towards China, and policy differences between the UK and Europe over the Middle East. This hearing included members from both the House of Commons and House of Lords. Labour Party member Margaret Beckett chaired this session.

1 hours, 11 minutes | 187 Views

Military Operations in the Pacific

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4:41:37 AM - 5:14:38 AM
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Military Operations in the Pacific

News Conference

Admiral Samuel Locklear, the commander of U.S. military operations in the Pacific, spoke with Pentagon reporters about North Korea’s plan to launch a satellite later in the month, in violation of two United Nations Security Council resolutions. He also talked about China’s decision to build an aircraft carrier and the Obama administration’s shift of resources to the Pacific region.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 319 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

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5:16:25 AM - 6:58:38 AM

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5:16:25 AM - 6:58:38 AM

Fiscal Cliff and the Economy

Joint Committee

Witnesses testified on the effects of the “fiscal cliff” on the U.S. economy and the middle class, with a focus on sustaining long-term economic growth, reducing U.S. debt, and protecting the middle class. They agreed that the issue need to be resolved immediately to avoid another recession, but disagreed on how to raise revenue to achieve fiscal sustainability.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 487 Views

Political Instability in Mali

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5:14:24 AM - 6:21:46 AM
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5:14:24 AM - 6:21:46 AM

Political Instability in Mali

Senate Committee

Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They said Mali was battling three interrelated political, security, and humanitarian crises that needed the attention of the U.S and international community.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 317 Views

Political Instability in Mali

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6:21:46 AM - 6:56:36 AM
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Political Instability in Mali

Senate Committee

Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They said Mali was battling three interrelated political, security, and humanitarian crises that needed the attention of the U.S and international community.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 317 Views

Iran's Influence in South Caucasus

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6:59:48 AM - 8:26:33 AM
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6:59:48 AM - 8:26:33 AM

Iran's Influence in South Caucasus

House Committee

Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that includes neighboring countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Topics included Turkey and Russia, and energy politics with Europe.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 705 Views

Secretary Panetta spoke at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in honor of the hospital’s first anniversary and to pay tribute to medical professionals in the military. The hospital was created out of the merger of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Bethesda Naval Hospital.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 105 Views

Military Operations in the Pacific

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8:59:18 AM - 9:30:48 AM
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Military Operations in the Pacific

News Conference

Admiral Samuel Locklear, the commander of U.S. military operations in the Pacific, spoke with Pentagon reporters about North Korea’s plan to launch a satellite later in the month, in violation of two United Nations Security Council resolutions. He also talked about China’s decision to build an aircraft carrier and the Obama administration’s shift of resources to the Pacific region.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 319 Views

Senate Session

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9:30:54 AM - 4:53:49 PM
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Senate Session

Senate Proceeding

The U.S. Senate convened for a legislative session.
The Senate passed H. R. 6156; A bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes.
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Mark E. Walker, of Florida, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida.

7 hours, 22 minutes | 679 Views

Resignation of Senator DeMint

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4:53:55 PM - 4:59:16 PM
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Resignation of Senator DeMint

Interview

Daniel Henniger spoke by telephone about the resignation of Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) to become president of the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 59 Views

Senator Baucus on Debt and Deficit Reduction

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5:02:59 PM - 5:17:38 PM
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Senator Baucus on Debt and Deficit Reduction

Public Affairs Event

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) called on Congress to extend the Bush-era tax cuts on incomes under $250,000 and avoid another damaging fight over the debt ceiling. He said the government needs new revenue immediately in order to deal with the long term deficits caused by rising health care costs and retiring baby boomers.
“Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending” was a forum held at Grand Hyatt Washington by the Campaign to Fix the Debt, which was co-founded by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the former co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 146 Views

Politico Playbook Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio

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5:18:08 PM - 6:04:07 PM
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5:18:08 PM - 6:04:07 PM

Politico Playbook Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio

Public Affairs Event

Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Senator Rubio answered questions on education reform, his background, immigration, the future of the Republican Party, and other subjects. Afterward, Senator Rubio took questions from the audience. He also interacted with fellow guest Bob Woodward.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 870 Views

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

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6:06:06 PM - 6:13:30 PM
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6:06:06 PM - 6:13:30 PM

Tax Incentives and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Sam Goldfarb talked about a group of tax incentives passed annually in a “tax extender” package that were part of the “fiscal cliff” talks.He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included some of the types of tax extenders and the costs of retaining them, the alternative minimum tax, and the complexity of U.S. tax code.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 7 minutes | 464 Views

Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling Negotiations

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6:14:12 PM - 6:19:40 PM
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6:14:12 PM - 6:19:40 PM

Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Interview

Andrew Taylor spoke via Skype about the debt ceiling and “fiscal cliff” negotiations.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 76 Views

Federal Housing Authority Finances

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6:23:21 PM - 7:55:27 PM
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6:23:21 PM - 7:55:27 PM

Federal Housing Authority Finances

Senate Committee

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testified on the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The agency had a $16 billion deficit due to mortgage lending activity during the financial crisis. Secretary Donovan said he could not guarantee the agency would not need to draw money from the Treasury Department at the end of 2013. He also outlined a number of policy changes being enacted or contemplated that would affect millions of Americans seeking mortgages through FHA.

1 hours, 32 minutes | 860 Views

Senator Graham on Resignation of Senator DeMint

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8:01:24 PM - 8:06:54 PM
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8:01:24 PM - 8:06:54 PM

Senator Graham on Resignation of Senator DeMint

Senate Highlight

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke on the floor of the Senate about the retirement of his friend and colleague, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC). Earlier that day Senator DeMint had announced that he would retire from the Senate at the beginning of January 2013 to become the president of the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 85 Views

Resignation of Senator DeMint

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8:07:00 PM - 8:12:00 PM
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8:07:00 PM - 8:12:00 PM

Resignation of Senator DeMint

Interview

Daniel Henniger spoke by telephone about the resignation of Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) to become president of the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 59 Views

Assistance for Veterans Re-Adjusting to Civilian Life

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8:14:24 PM - 8:38:06 PM
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8:14:24 PM - 8:38:06 PM

Assistance for Veterans Re-Adjusting to Civilian Life

News Conference

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta briefed reporters at the Veterans Affairs offices in Washington, D.C., on joint departmental efforts to assist military personnel re-entering civilian life. They also talked about the impact that sequestration would have on veterans if no agreement is reached on the “fiscal cliff.” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reiterated that the Syrian government would face serious consequences if it used weapons of mass destruction against rebels. 
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Roughly $500 billion would be cut from the Defense Department budget in January 2013.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 106 Views

U.S. Policy Toward Syria

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8:40:30 PM - 9:01:48 PM
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8:40:30 PM - 9:01:48 PM

U.S. Policy Toward Syria

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke about U.S. policy towards Syria. They expressed support for the Obama administration’s latest warning to the Assad regime over the use of biological weapons. Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) told reporters he would support a “use of force resolution” to prevent Syria’s government from using chemical or biological weapons on its own people. The previous day U.S. intelligence officials said the Syrian military had loaded the precursor chemicals for sarin, a deadly nerve gas, into aerial bombs.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 195 Views

Syrian Civil War

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9:01:54 PM - 9:52:06 PM
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9:01:54 PM - 9:52:06 PM

Syrian Civil War

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Syria’s civil war and ways to deal with Syrian President Assad. Mr. Hannah, former National Security Adviser to Vice President Cheney, criticized President Obama for how he’s dealt with the Syrian civil war, adding that it may be too late. He was joined by Syrian activist Ammar Abdulhamid, who said the Obama administration lacks a clear vision in Syria. 
“What’s Next for Syria?” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 50 minutes | 210 Views

Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi Address to Nation

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9:54:42 PM - 10:22:36 PM
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9:54:42 PM - 10:22:36 PM

Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi Address to Nation

International Telecasts

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi addressed the Egyptian people following days of anti-government protests and violence. He blamed the violence on paid agents of unnamed forces wishing to destroy the country and warned against further violent unrest, saying it would not be tolerated. He also announced meetings with opposition leaders and said the referendum on a new constitution would proceed as planned in the following days.
Courtesy of Al Jazeera English.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 74 Views

Elections in Muslim Countries

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10:23:36 PM - 11:30:24 PM
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10:23:36 PM - 11:30:24 PM

Elections in Muslim Countries

Public Affairs Event

Panelists debated the possibility of successful democracies in Muslim countries. Among the issues they discussed were the need for patience with the democratic process in Muslim countries, reconciliation of democratic and Muslim principles, and Islamists versus non-Islamists candidates. Panelists responded to questions from the audience.
“Islamists and Elections: Where Do They Lead?” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' annual Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

1 hours, 6 minutes | 341 Views

Iran’s Human Rights Record

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11:32:24 PM - 12:29:30 AM
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11:32:24 PM - 12:29:30 AM

Iran’s Human Rights Record

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Iran’s human rights abuses and nuclear program. The participants Included an Iranian political prisoner who described her abuse and subsequent escape, and two other Iranians, one of whom was a former Obama administration adviser on Iran.
“Iran’s Human Rights Record” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 57 minutes | 244 Views

Senator Graham on Resignation of Senator DeMint

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12:31:51 AM - 12:37:11 AM
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12:31:51 AM - 12:37:11 AM

Senator Graham on Resignation of Senator DeMint

Senate Highlight

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke on the floor of the Senate about the retirement of his friend and colleague, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC). Earlier that day Senator DeMint had announced that he would retire from the Senate at the beginning of January 2013 to become the president of the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 85 Views

Resignation of Senator DeMint

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12:37:11 AM - 12:42:12 AM
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12:37:11 AM - 12:42:12 AM

Resignation of Senator DeMint

Interview

Daniel Henniger spoke by telephone about the resignation of Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) to become president of the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 5 minutes | 59 Views

Assistance for Veterans Re-Adjusting to Civilian Life

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12:44:16 AM - 1:08:01 AM
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12:44:16 AM - 1:08:01 AM

Assistance for Veterans Re-Adjusting to Civilian Life

News Conference

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta briefed reporters at the Veterans Affairs offices in Washington, D.C., on joint departmental efforts to assist military personnel re-entering civilian life. They also talked about the impact that sequestration would have on veterans if no agreement is reached on the “fiscal cliff.” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reiterated that the Syrian government would face serious consequences if it used weapons of mass destruction against rebels. 
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Roughly $500 billion would be cut from the Defense Department budget in January 2013.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 106 Views

U.S. Policy Toward Syria

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1:08:56 AM - 1:30:22 AM
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1:08:56 AM - 1:30:22 AM

U.S. Policy Toward Syria

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke about U.S. policy towards Syria. They expressed support for the Obama administration’s latest warning to the Assad regime over the use of biological weapons. Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) told reporters he would support a “use of force resolution” to prevent Syria’s government from using chemical or biological weapons on its own people. The previous day U.S. intelligence officials said the Syrian military had loaded the precursor chemicals for sarin, a deadly nerve gas, into aerial bombs.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 195 Views

Syrian Civil War

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1:30:43 AM - 2:20:35 AM
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1:30:43 AM - 2:20:35 AM

Syrian Civil War

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Syria’s civil war and ways to deal with Syrian President Assad. Mr. Hannah, former National Security Adviser to Vice President Cheney, criticized President Obama for how he’s dealt with the Syrian civil war, adding that it may be too late. He was joined by Syrian activist Ammar Abdulhamid, who said the Obama administration lacks a clear vision in Syria. 
“What’s Next for Syria?” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 49 minutes | 210 Views

Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi Address to Nation

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2:23:54 AM - 2:51:48 AM
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2:23:54 AM - 2:51:48 AM

Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi Address to Nation

International Telecasts

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi addressed the Egyptian people following days of anti-government protests and violence. He blamed the violence on paid agents of unnamed forces wishing to destroy the country and warned against further violent unrest, saying it would not be tolerated. He also announced meetings with opposition leaders and said the referendum on a new constitution would proceed as planned in the following days.
Courtesy of Al Jazeera English.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 74 Views

Elections in Muslim Countries

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2:54:02 AM - 4:00:35 AM
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2:54:02 AM - 4:00:35 AM

Elections in Muslim Countries

Public Affairs Event

Panelists debated the possibility of successful democracies in Muslim countries. Among the issues they discussed were the need for patience with the democratic process in Muslim countries, reconciliation of democratic and Muslim principles, and Islamists versus non-Islamists candidates. Panelists responded to questions from the audience.
“Islamists and Elections: Where Do They Lead?” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' annual Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

1 hours, 6 minutes | 341 Views

Iran’s Human Rights Record

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4:04:36 AM - 5:01:24 AM
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4:04:36 AM - 5:01:24 AM

Iran’s Human Rights Record

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about Iran’s human rights abuses and nuclear program. The participants Included an Iranian political prisoner who described her abuse and subsequent escape, and two other Iranians, one of whom was a former Obama administration adviser on Iran.
“Iran’s Human Rights Record” was part of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' 2012 Washington Forum, titled, “Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?”

0 hours, 56 minutes | 244 Views

Fiscal Health of Federal Housing Authority

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5:03:39 AM - 6:50:34 AM

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5:03:39 AM - 6:50:34 AM

Fiscal Health of Federal Housing Authority

Public Affairs Event

Carol Galante was the keynote speaker at a discussion on the fiscal health of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA). She used PowerPoint to explain a recent independent audit which showed that the government agency was more than $16 billion in debt because of low interest rates and slow rising home prices. Following her remarks, housing experts talked about the FHA.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 208 Views

Tom Donilon Remarks

In Progress

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5:55:16 AM - 6:47:26 AM
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5:55:16 AM - 6:47:26 AM

Tom Donilon Remarks

Public Affairs Event

U.S. National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon talked about emerging security threats to the United States and opportunities the U.S. may have to strengthen itself strategically in the next several years. David Rothkopf, CEO and Editor-at-Large for Foreign Policy, introduced Mr. Donilon.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 229 Views

FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel

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6:49:41 AM - 7:48:59 AM
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6:49:41 AM - 7:48:59 AM

FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel

Senate Committee

Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their states. They focused on the challenges their constituents faced in the aftermath of the storm and the need for increasing funding for mitigation. They also spoke of the need for being more prepared for an increase in similarly severe storms due to global climate change.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,066 Views

FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and HUD Panel

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7:49:05 AM - 8:58:11 AM
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7:49:05 AM - 8:58:11 AM

FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and HUD Panel

Senate Committee

Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. They focused on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) efforts in support of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), FEMA funds, and preparedness investment.

1 hours, 9 minutes | 316 Views

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9:00:02 AM - 9:25:01 AM

Representative Paul Ryan at Kemp Foundation Leadership Award Dinner

Public Affairs Event

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), the 2011 winner of the Kemp Leadership Award, gave the keynote speech at the 2012 Jack Kemp Foundation dinner at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel honoring Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). Representative Ryan talked about topics including the 2012 presidential campaign, closing the poverty gap, and welfare reform.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 2,905 Views

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9:25:14 AM - 10:00:58 AM

Senator Marco Rubio at Kemp Foundation Leadership Award Dinner

Public Affairs Event

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke at the Jack Kemp Foundation dinner at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. Senator Rubio laid out several policy recommendations he believed would help all families regardless of class and keep the nation great. He said that President Obama’s tax hike proposal on high income earners was not the best way to achieve economic growth and control America’s debt. Other topics included education and health care reform. He was then presented with the 2012 Kemp Leadership Award by the widow of former Representative Jack Kemp,

0 hours, 35 minutes | 1,844 Views

Assessment of Bradley Manning Case

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10:04:05 AM - 10:36:05 AM
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10:04:05 AM - 10:36:05 AM

Assessment of Bradley Manning Case

Public Affairs Event

David Coombs, defense attorney for PFC Bradley Manning, talked about his client’s case. He talked about PFC Manning’s upcoming court-martial and the treatment he received since being detained. The Bradley Manning Support Network hosted this event.
Bradley Manning is accused of passing classified material to the Website WikiLeaks.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 794 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

LIVE

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10:36:16 AM - 10:38:31 AM
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10:36:16 AM - 10:38:31 AM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 739 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

LIVE

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10:38:31 AM - 12:02:29 PM
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10:38:31 AM - 12:02:29 PM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 739 Views

U.S.-China Relations

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12:05:47 PM - 1:04:25 PM
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12:05:47 PM - 1:04:25 PM

U.S.-China Relations

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about how the new Chinese Communist Party leadership will impact U.S.-China relations. CBS News Bob Schieffer, along with Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell participated in the discussion. This event was hosted by the Center for International Studies in Washington, DC and the Schieffer School of Journalism. Panelists spoke about U.S. engagement and approach on China, what to expect with the new leadership change and the Chinese economy, the the difficult yet vital relationship between U.S.-China and solutions on how to move forward.

0 hours, 58 minutes | 592 Views

Energy Security

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1:06:34 PM - 2:26:34 PM
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1:06:34 PM - 2:26:34 PM

Energy Security

Public Affairs Event

Business, political, and retired military leaders talked about the report they were releasing, “National Strategy for Energy Security: Harnessing American Resources and Innovation.” The report from Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) made long-term policy recommendations for energy security. They agreed that oil dependence was the greatest threat to U.S. economic prosperity, national security, and fiscal stability. In the SAFE report, the writers of the report suggested maximizing oil and gas production, reducing consumption and improving conservation, which could boost revenue and reduce debt. This event took place in the Newseum.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 1,360 Views

Latest Developments in Syria

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2:28:51 PM - 3:52:15 PM
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2:28:51 PM - 3:52:15 PM

Latest Developments in Syria

Public Affairs Event

Syrian opposition spokesperson Radwan Ziadeh talked about the latest developments in the country’s civil war and opposition efforts against the regime of President Assad. The event was moderated by Yassin Sabha, with questions from the audience.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 190 Views

Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

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3:53:51 PM - 6:11:04 PM
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3:53:51 PM - 6:11:04 PM

Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

House Committee

Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed were efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease, the cost of the disease, limited public health resources, and public health policy. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) denied a link between rising autism rates and vaccinations. Representative Burton showed a video about research on the effect of mercury on the brain.

2 hours, 17 minutes | 36,960 Views

Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

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6:11:04 PM - 7:34:39 PM
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6:11:04 PM - 7:34:39 PM

Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

House Committee

Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed were efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease, the cost of the disease, limited public health resources, and public health policy. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) denied a link between rising autism rates and vaccinations. Representative Burton showed a video about research on the effect of mercury on the brain.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 36,960 Views

Report on British Media Practices

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7:37:29 PM - 8:00:21 PM
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7:37:29 PM - 8:00:21 PM

Report on British Media Practices

International Telecasts

Lord Justice Brian Leveson gave his final report into the culture, practices and ethics of the British press. The report followed a year-long investigation after revelations of telephone hacking and other illegal behavior surfaced at Rupert Murdoch’s News International. He called for a new regulatory body to be established in law to oversee press behavior.

0 hours, 22 minutes | 535 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

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8:02:17 PM - 8:36:51 PM
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8:02:17 PM - 8:36:51 PM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 739 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

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8:36:51 PM - 9:24:00 PM
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8:36:51 PM - 9:24:00 PM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 739 Views

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

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9:26:23 PM - 12:32:17 AM
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9:26:23 PM - 12:32:17 AM

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high speed rail program, on which they disagreed. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also focused on California as he testified about the management of the administration’s program, the status of rail projects, and ways the program can be improved. Other officials, including from other states, also testified.

3 hours, 5 minutes | 7,659 Views

Iran's Influence in South Caucasus

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12:33:05 AM - 2:00:04 AM
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12:33:05 AM - 2:00:04 AM

Iran's Influence in South Caucasus

House Committee

Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that includes neighboring countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Topics included Turkey and Russia, and energy politics with Europe.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 705 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

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2:01:48 AM - 2:36:22 AM
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2:01:48 AM - 2:36:22 AM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 739 Views

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

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2:36:22 AM - 3:23:31 AM
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2:36:22 AM - 3:23:31 AM

Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Transportation Systems

Senate Committee

Senators from New York and New Jersey testified on transportation systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand talked about salt water damage to New York’s 108-year old subway system rail lines. Senator Menendez talked about other natural disasters that occurred other places around the country and called on the rest of the country to support New York and New Jersey in its rebuilding efforts. He also had photos showing the extensive damage to parts of New Jersey. Then transportation officials testified about the damage the storm did in the region, the costs of repairs, and the need to improve the the systems to be better prepared for future emergencies.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 739 Views

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

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3:25:35 AM - 4:13:42 AM
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3:25:35 AM - 4:13:42 AM

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high speed rail program, on which they disagreed. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also focused on California as he testified about the management of the administration’s program, the status of rail projects, and ways the program can be improved. Other officials, including from other states, also testified.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 7,659 Views

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

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4:13:42 AM - 5:28:29 AM
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4:13:42 AM - 5:28:29 AM

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high speed rail program, on which they disagreed. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also focused on California as he testified about the management of the administration’s program, the status of rail projects, and ways the program can be improved. Other officials, including from other states, also testified.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 7,659 Views

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

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5:28:29 AM - 6:31:29 AM

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5:28:29 AM - 6:31:29 AM

High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high speed rail program, on which they disagreed. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood also focused on California as he testified about the management of the administration’s program, the status of rail projects, and ways the program can be improved. Other officials, including from other states, also testified.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 7,659 Views