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Global Counterterrorism

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4:52:23 AM - 6:17:13 AM
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Global Counterterrorism

Public Affairs Event

Daniel Benjamin and Bruce Riedel talked about U.S. counterterrorism efforts, including complicated relations with Pakistan, the use of drones by U.S., and al-Qaida’s influence internationally. The Brookings Institution hosted the event.

1 hours, 24 minutes | 137 Views

Senators Lieberman (I-CT) and Blumenthal (D-CT) reacted to the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. They also reflected on the passing of Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) the previous day.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 66 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:37 AM - 7:53:50 AM
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Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments on House Speaker John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. The proposal would allow tax cuts to expire for people making over $1 million per year and keep current tax rates for everyone else.
Jonathan Strong gave an update by phone on the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations and Speaker Boehner’s meeting with rank-and-file members the previous day.
Niels Lesniewski spoke by phone about Senator Patrick Leahy’s new role as Senate President Pro Tempore following the death of Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI).
“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, 53 minutes | 111 Views

Federal Mental Health Programs

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7:56:49 AM - 8:49:24 AM
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Federal Mental Health Programs

Call-In

Representatives Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Grace Napolitano (D-CA) talked about mental health issues and the federal government’s role in providing and funding mental health services. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 232 Views

School Emergency Plans

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8:50:53 AM - 9:19:35 AM
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School Emergency Plans

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Francisco Negron talked about the status of schools' emergency plans around the country, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also outlined the resources available to school boards on the state and federal level plus, and issues such as allowing the arming of select teachers or staff within a school.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

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U.S. Manufacturing

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U.S. Manufacturing

Call-In

Scott Stossel talked about his two recent Atlantic stories, “Mr. China Comes to America” and “The Insourcing Boom.” The articles detail the rise in manufacturing in the United States due to new tools that “greatly speed up development from idea to finished product” and a second piece about big companies like General Electric moving its manufacturing operations back home. Mr. Stossel also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.

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Morning Hour

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Morning Hour

House Proceeding

The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics.

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Gun Violence Prevention

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Gun Violence Prevention

News Conference

Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and other Democratic House members spoke to reporters about legislation that would ban high-capacity gun magazines with a capacity for more than ten rounds of ammunition.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 210 Views

House Session, Part 1

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12:00:49 PM - 9:53:01 PM
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House Session, Part 1

House Proceeding

The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

9 hours, 52 minutes | 452 Views

Gun Control, Mental Health, and Security

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9:55:49 PM - 10:32:49 PM
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Gun Control, Mental Health, and Security

White House Event

In response to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama announced the formation of a task force on gun violence reduction that would be led by Vice President Biden. Following his statement, the president answered questions from reporters, which were primarily about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 

0 hours, 37 minutes | 4,730 Views

House Session, Part 2

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10:20:00 PM - 10:21:00 PM
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House Session, Part 2

House Proceeding

The House convened, returning from a recess. Mr. Sessions filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 840 and H. Res. 841.
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House Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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10:32:55 PM - 10:33:49 PM
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House Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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House Speaker Boehner made a brief statement about his “Plan B” proposal to avoid impending “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012. The bill would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax. He said that President Obama’s latest offer of revenue increases and spending cuts was not balanced and that he hoped the president would get serious soon in working with Republicans on a balanced proposal to avert the “fiscal cliff.” He did not respond to the reporters.

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Fiscal Cliff Negotations

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10:33:55 PM - 10:48:14 PM
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Fiscal Cliff Negotations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters about Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” proposal to avoid to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012. The bill would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax.

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Conservatives on Speaker Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Legislation

News Conference

Conservative leaders spoke to reporters about the “Plan B” proposal to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 that Speaker Boehner (R-OH) proposed the previous day. The bill, which the House Rules Committee would take up that evening, would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax. Representative Todd Huelskamp (R-KS) said that he would deserve a primary challenge if he voted for the bill.

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Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

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11:10:06 PM - 12:14:45 AM
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Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

National Press Club

Retiring Senate Budget Committee Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) spoke about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and gave solutions for long-term deficit reduction. Among his statements he said he would prefer to see a bigger deal when it comes to negotiations and called Speaker Boehner’s latest “fiscal cliff” "Plan B" proposal “an utter waste of time.” He used charts to illustrate his talk and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
“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.

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The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on defense programs and on House Speaker John Boehner’s amendment to H.J.Res. 66. The amendment would avoid the impending “fiscal cliff” increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

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Gun Control, Mental Health, and Security

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1:20:53 AM - 1:57:36 AM
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Gun Control, Mental Health, and Security

White House Event

In response to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama announced the formation of a task force on gun violence reduction that would be led by Vice President Biden. Following his statement, the president answered questions from reporters, which were primarily about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 

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House Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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House Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Speaker Boehner made a brief statement about his “Plan B” proposal to avoid impending “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012. The bill would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax. He said that President Obama’s latest offer of revenue increases and spending cuts was not balanced and that he hoped the president would get serious soon in working with Republicans on a balanced proposal to avert the “fiscal cliff.” He did not respond to the reporters.

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Fiscal Cliff Negotations

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1:58:50 AM - 2:13:29 AM
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Fiscal Cliff Negotations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters about Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” proposal to avoid to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012. The bill would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax.

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Conservatives on Speaker Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Legislation

News Conference

Conservative leaders spoke to reporters about the “Plan B” proposal to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 that Speaker Boehner (R-OH) proposed the previous day. The bill, which the House Rules Committee would take up that evening, would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax. Representative Todd Huelskamp (R-KS) said that he would deserve a primary challenge if he voted for the bill.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 297 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

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2:35:19 AM - 3:39:58 AM
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Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

National Press Club

Retiring Senate Budget Committee Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) spoke about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and gave solutions for long-term deficit reduction. Among his statements he said he would prefer to see a bigger deal when it comes to negotiations and called Speaker Boehner’s latest “fiscal cliff” "Plan B" proposal “an utter waste of time.” He used charts to illustrate his talk and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
“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, 4 minutes | 149 Views

The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on defense programs and on House Speaker John Boehner’s amendment to H.J.Res. 66. The amendment would avoid the impending “fiscal cliff” increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 994 Views

Gun Laws and School Safety

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Gun Laws and School Safety

News Conference

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke with reporters about two school safety bills she was introducing, and her support for stricter gun laws. The first bill would expand access to certain grants that schools can use to create tip lines or other safety and security measures. The second would allow governors to bring in the National Guard to help provide school security.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 98 Views

Gun Violence Prevention

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Gun Violence Prevention

News Conference

Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and other Democratic House members spoke to reporters about legislation that would ban high-capacity gun magazines with a capacity for more than ten rounds of ammunition.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 210 Views

Private Computerized Stock Trading

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5:37:22 AM - 6:58:45 AM
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Private Computerized Stock Trading

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the increase in off-exchange trading, often referred to as “dark pool trading” or the buying or selling of large quantities of stocks in private exchanges. The existing legislation was examined and possible changes to regulations to prevent major market disruptions were discussed. Also discussed was fairness, transparency, and a level playing field for all types of investors.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 704 Views

Question Time

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Question Time

International Telecasts

Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. He announced that 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013. Members queried the prime minister on the United Kingdom’s immigration policy and concerns over proposed National Health Service spending cuts.

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Senatorial Tributes to Senator Daniel Inouye

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7:39:00 AM - 8:35:30 AM
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Senatorial Tributes to Senator Daniel Inouye

Senate Highlight

Senators paid tribute to Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI), who died the previous day.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 111 Views

Future of the U.S. Military

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Future of the U.S. Military

National Press Club

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta talked about the future of the U.S. military. In his remarks he said that Afghan forces were on schedule to take the lead for securing their country in 2013. He said that the U.S. military force would be “smaller and leaner.” In addition, he discussed the state of the Defense Department if sequestration takes effect, the situation in the Middle East, and America’s role in the Pacific region.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and were to take effect in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 1,360 Views

Senate Session, Part 1

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9:30:23 AM - 5:19:48 PM
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Senate Session, Part 1

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill to provide relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

7 hours, 49 minutes | 530 Views

Future of the U.S. Military

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Future of the U.S. Military

National Press Club

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta talked about the future of the U.S. military. In his remarks he said that Afghan forces were on schedule to take the lead for securing their country in 2013. He said that the U.S. military force would be “smaller and leaner.” In addition, he discussed the state of the Defense Department if sequestration takes effect, the situation in the Middle East, and America’s role in the Pacific region.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and were to take effect in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 1,360 Views

Multi-Employer Pension Plans

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Multi-Employer Pension Plans

House Committee

Josh Gotbaum testified on the fiscal health of multi-employer pension plans and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). He said that without congressional changes, the agency would end up with little resources to help improve existing multi-employer pension plans or those plans that fail.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 215 Views

Senators Corker and Durbin on Benghazi Report

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Senators Corker and Durbin on Benghazi Report

News Conference

Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke to reporters after a Foreign Relations Committee top-secret, closed-door meeting on the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 450 Views

Senator Barrasso on Benghazi Report

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8:14:19 PM - 8:16:24 PM
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Senator Barrasso on Benghazi Report

News Conference

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) spoke to reporters after a Foreign Relations Committee top-secret, closed-door meeting on the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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Senator Kerry on Benghazi Report

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Senator Kerry on Benghazi Report

News Conference

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) spoke to reporters after a Foreign Relations Committee top-secret, closed-door meeting on the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 567 Views

Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

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Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Tom Pickering, Admiral Mike Mullen, and William Burns spoke to reporters about the results of their investigation into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed. According to the findings in the report, the State Department left security officers on the ground ill-equipped to deal with the attack. They also responded to questions from reporters.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 1,056 Views

Gun Laws and School Safety

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Gun Laws and School Safety

News Conference

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke with reporters about two school safety bills she was introducing, and her support for stricter gun laws. The first bill would expand access to certain grants that schools can use to create tip lines or other safety and security measures. The second would allow governors to bring in the National Guard to help provide school security.

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Gun Violence Prevention

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Gun Violence Prevention

News Conference

Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and other Democratic House members spoke to reporters about legislation that would ban high-capacity gun magazines with a capacity for more than ten rounds of ammunition.

0 hours, 20 minutes | 210 Views

Senate Session, Part 2

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Senate Session, Part 2

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened for a legislative session and resumed consideration of H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill to provide relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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Federal Mental Health Programs

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Federal Mental Health Programs

Call-In

Representatives Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Grace Napolitano (D-CA) talked about mental health issues and the federal government’s role in providing and funding mental health services. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

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2012 Drug Abuse Survey

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2012 Drug Abuse Survey

News Conference

The National Institute of Drug Abuse released the results of its annual survey on drug use. The survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse shows that drinking and cigarette smoking was down among high school students in 2012, but marijuana use remains high. The abuse of drugs like adderall was also a concern cited by the Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse Nora Volkow.

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Senators Corker and Durbin on Benghazi Report

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Senators Corker and Durbin on Benghazi Report

News Conference

Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke to reporters after a Foreign Relations Committee top-secret, closed-door meeting on the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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Senator Barrasso on Benghazi Report

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Senator Barrasso on Benghazi Report

News Conference

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) spoke to reporters after a Foreign Relations Committee top-secret, closed-door meeting on the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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Senator Kerry on Benghazi Report

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Senator Kerry on Benghazi Report

News Conference

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) spoke to reporters after a Foreign Relations Committee top-secret, closed-door meeting on the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 567 Views

Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

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Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Tom Pickering, Admiral Mike Mullen, and William Burns spoke to reporters about the results of their investigation into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed. According to the findings in the report, the State Department left security officers on the ground ill-equipped to deal with the attack. They also responded to questions from reporters.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 1,056 Views

Gun Laws and School Safety

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Gun Laws and School Safety

News Conference

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke with reporters about two school safety bills she was introducing, and her support for stricter gun laws. The first bill would expand access to certain grants that schools can use to create tip lines or other safety and security measures. The second would allow governors to bring in the National Guard to help provide school security.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 98 Views

Gun Violence Prevention

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Gun Violence Prevention

News Conference

Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and other Democratic House members spoke to reporters about legislation that would ban high-capacity gun magazines with a capacity for more than ten rounds of ammunition.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 210 Views

Federal Mental Health Programs

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Federal Mental Health Programs

Call-In

Representatives Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Grace Napolitano (D-CA) talked about mental health issues and the federal government’s role in providing and funding mental health services. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

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2012 Drug Abuse Survey

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2012 Drug Abuse Survey

News Conference

The National Institute of Drug Abuse released the results of its annual survey on drug use. The survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse shows that drinking and cigarette smoking was down among high school students in 2012, but marijuana use remains high. The abuse of drugs like adderall was also a concern cited by the Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse Nora Volkow.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 162 Views

Consumer Credit Reports

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Consumer Credit Reports

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the accuracy and regulation of consumer credit reports. They discussed were the practices of credit reporting agencies, the low number of consumers who request their credit reports, the impact of medical debt on credit scores, and the dispute process.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 632 Views

Gary Locke on U.S.-China Relations

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Gary Locke on U.S.-China Relations

Public Affairs Event

U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, the Asia Society’s Orville Schell, and ABC News' George Stephanopoulous, who moderated the event, talked about what’s next in U.S.-China relations. Ambassador Locke said that there will be continuity in U.S.- China relations, and that the new Chinese leader Xi Jinping is “more at ease with people” but noted that it’s too soon to get a “sense” of his policies.The event took place at the Asia Society in New York City

1 hours, 23 minutes | 234 Views

Cybersecurity Priorities

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Cybersecurity Priorities

Public Affairs Event

Steven Knapp opened the inaugural event launching the George Washington University Cybersecurity Initiative. Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff gave the opening address. He said cybersecurity was an ongoing challenge the U.S. faces every day. He added that in order to address the vulnerabilities effectively there needs to be a public-private partnership. Representative Michael McCaul, the incoming chair of the Homeland Security Committee, and Representative Mike Rogers, chair of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, then made opening remarks in a panel discussion. They agreed that information sharing between the government and private sector was critical to identifying threats and best practices. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.

1 hours, 43 minutes | 279 Views

Syrian Transition After Assad Regime

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Syrian Transition After Assad Regime

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the civil war in Syria and the potential for the Assad regime to fall. The Institute for the Study of War’s Joseph Holliday said the fall of the Assad regime will not be a collapse but a slow decline today/Tuesday at a panel discussion on the future of Syria after Assad. He was joined in the discussion by the Stimson Center’s Mona Yacoubian. Both agreed that If the Assad Regime falls, it could lead to less stability in the region. 
Syria’s civil war began as an uprising in March 2011 with peaceful protests but turned into a civil war after the government’s crackdown on dissent.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 135 Views

Egypt's Constitutional Referendum

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7:41:05 AM - 9:09:59 AM
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Egypt's Constitutional Referendum

Public Affairs Event

Khaled Elgindy and Shadi Hamid talked about Egypt’s vote on a draft constitution. They reviewed the referendum, explained the key factions involved in writing the constitution and those opposing President Mohammed Morsi, and discussed the future of Egypt. They also answered questions from the audience.
At the time of the program the outcome of the referendum was unknown as only only the first round of voting had taken place,
Mr. Hamid participated from Doha.

1 hours, 28 minutes | 413 Views

Presidential Appointment Process

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9:11:53 AM - 10:04:11 AM
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9:11:53 AM - 10:04:11 AM

Presidential Appointment Process

Public Affairs Event

George Mason University professor and author James Pfiffner talked about the presidential appointment process and how it can be improved. The president’s political appointees often face delays in getting approved by Congress. Senate rules allow lawmakers to anonymously delay a vote on a nominee for 30 days. 
Mr. Pfiffner is a public policy professor at George Mason University, and has written several books on the presidency.

0 hours, 52 minutes | 218 Views

Consumer Credit Reports

LIVE

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10:06:40 AM - 11:26:17 AM
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10:06:40 AM - 11:26:17 AM

Consumer Credit Reports

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the accuracy and regulation of consumer credit reports. They discussed were the practices of credit reporting agencies, the low number of consumers who request their credit reports, the impact of medical debt on credit scores, and the dispute process.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 632 Views

Brian Moynihan on the Future of Homeownership

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11:27:29 AM - 12:01:35 PM
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11:27:29 AM - 12:01:35 PM

Brian Moynihan on the Future of Homeownership

Public Affairs Event

Brian Moynihan gave the keynote address of a Brookings Institution forum on lending practices and the future of homeownership. In remarks he said the housing market was showing signs of “real, sustained recovery” and called for an “orderly transition” that returned the Federal Housing Administration, including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to its original focus on helping low and moderate income borrowers.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 640 Views

Gun Control, Mental Health, and Security

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12:01:53 PM - 12:39:37 PM
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12:01:53 PM - 12:39:37 PM

Gun Control, Mental Health, and Security

White House Event

In response to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama announced the formation of a task force on gun violence reduction that would be led by Vice President Biden. Following his statement, the president answered questions from reporters, which were primarily about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. 

0 hours, 37 minutes | 4,730 Views

Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

LIVE

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12:40:11 PM - 1:12:38 PM
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12:40:11 PM - 1:12:38 PM

Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Tom Pickering, Admiral Mike Mullen, and William Burns spoke to reporters about the results of their investigation into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed. According to the findings in the report, the State Department left security officers on the ground ill-equipped to deal with the attack. They also responded to questions from reporters.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 1,056 Views

Senate Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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1:12:56 PM - 1:26:27 PM
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1:12:56 PM - 1:26:27 PM

Senate Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) spoke to reporters about House Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
Only a portion of the news conference was shown.

0 hours, 13 minutes | 73 Views

Gun Laws and School Safety

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1:28:57 PM - 1:56:33 PM
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1:28:57 PM - 1:56:33 PM

Gun Laws and School Safety

News Conference

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke with reporters about two school safety bills she was introducing, and her support for stricter gun laws. The first bill would expand access to certain grants that schools can use to create tip lines or other safety and security measures. The second would allow governors to bring in the National Guard to help provide school security.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 98 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

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1:57:39 PM - 2:16:19 PM
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1:57:39 PM - 2:16:19 PM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

National Press Club

Retiring Senate Budget Committee Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) spoke about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and gave solutions for long-term deficit reduction. Among his statements he said he would prefer to see a bigger deal when it comes to negotiations and called Speaker Boehner’s latest “fiscal cliff” "Plan B" proposal “an utter waste of time.” He used charts to illustrate his talk and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
“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, 18 minutes | 149 Views

House Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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2:16:23 PM - 2:17:32 PM
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2:16:23 PM - 2:17:32 PM

House Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Speaker Boehner made a brief statement about his “Plan B” proposal to avoid impending “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012. The bill would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax. He said that President Obama’s latest offer of revenue increases and spending cuts was not balanced and that he hoped the president would get serious soon in working with Republicans on a balanced proposal to avert the “fiscal cliff.” He did not respond to the reporters.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 151 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

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2:17:38 PM - 3:02:49 PM
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2:17:38 PM - 3:02:49 PM

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

National Press Club

Retiring Senate Budget Committee Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) spoke about “fiscal cliff” negotiations and gave solutions for long-term deficit reduction. Among his statements he said he would prefer to see a bigger deal when it comes to negotiations and called Speaker Boehner’s latest “fiscal cliff” "Plan B" proposal “an utter waste of time.” He used charts to illustrate his talk and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
“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, 45 minutes | 149 Views

Conservatives on Speaker Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Legislation

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3:02:55 PM - 3:20:54 PM
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3:02:55 PM - 3:20:54 PM

Conservatives on Speaker Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Legislation

News Conference

Conservative leaders spoke to reporters about the “Plan B” proposal to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 that Speaker Boehner (R-OH) proposed the previous day. The bill, which the House Rules Committee would take up that evening, would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax. Representative Todd Huelskamp (R-KS) said that he would deserve a primary challenge if he voted for the bill.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 297 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotations

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3:20:59 PM - 3:35:16 PM
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3:20:59 PM - 3:35:16 PM

Fiscal Cliff Negotations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters about Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” proposal to avoid to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012. The bill would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 108 Views

Gun Violence Prevention

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3:37:41 PM - 4:29:17 PM
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3:37:41 PM - 4:29:17 PM

Gun Violence Prevention

News Conference

Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) and other Democratic House members spoke to reporters about legislation that would ban high-capacity gun magazines with a capacity for more than ten rounds of ammunition.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 210 Views

Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

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4:31:47 PM - 5:02:48 PM
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4:31:47 PM - 5:02:48 PM

Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Tom Pickering, Admiral Mike Mullen, and William Burns spoke to reporters about the results of their investigation into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed. According to the findings in the report, the State Department left security officers on the ground ill-equipped to deal with the attack. They also responded to questions from reporters.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 1,056 Views

Federal Mental Health Programs

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5:04:03 PM - 5:31:12 PM
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5:04:03 PM - 5:31:12 PM

Federal Mental Health Programs

Call-In

Representatives Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Grace Napolitano (D-CA) talked about mental health issues and the federal government’s role in providing and funding mental health services. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 232 Views

The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on defense programs and on House Speaker John Boehner’s amendment to H.J.Res. 66. The amendment would avoid the impending “fiscal cliff” increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

3 hours, 37 minutes | 994 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotations

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9:08:59 PM - 9:23:35 PM
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9:08:59 PM - 9:23:35 PM

Fiscal Cliff Negotations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters about Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” proposal to avoid to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012. The bill would raise income taxes on those making $1 million a year or more, and addressed the estate tax, investment income, and the alternative minimum tax.

0 hours, 14 minutes | 108 Views

Senators Corker and Durbin on Benghazi Report

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9:23:36 PM - 9:36:08 PM
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9:23:36 PM - 9:36:08 PM

Senators Corker and Durbin on Benghazi Report

News Conference

Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke to reporters after a Foreign Relations Committee top-secret, closed-door meeting on the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

0 hours, 12 minutes | 450 Views

Senator Kerry on Benghazi Report

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9:36:08 PM - 9:40:40 PM
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9:36:08 PM - 9:40:40 PM

Senator Kerry on Benghazi Report

News Conference

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) spoke to reporters after a Foreign Relations Committee top-secret, closed-door meeting on the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 567 Views

The House Rules Committee met to set guidelines for the floor debate on House Speaker John Boehner’s amendment to H.J.Res.*66. The amendment would avoid the impending “fiscal cliff” increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 349 Views

Consumer Credit Reports

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9:56:59 PM - 11:14:02 PM
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9:56:59 PM - 11:14:02 PM

Consumer Credit Reports

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the accuracy and regulation of consumer credit reports. They discussed were the practices of credit reporting agencies, the low number of consumers who request their credit reports, the impact of medical debt on credit scores, and the dispute process.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 632 Views

International Banking

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11:16:53 PM - 11:50:53 PM
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11:16:53 PM - 11:50:53 PM

International Banking

News Conference

Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $1.5 billion settlement against a Japanese subsidiary of UBS financial services. The Justice Department found that traders at the company had been providing false information on various interest rates in order to increase their own profits. Attorney General Holder also briefly commented on his role in a new presidential task force on gun violence headed by Vice President Biden.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 76 Views

Multi-Employer Pension Plans

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11:54:41 PM - 1:22:41 AM
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11:54:41 PM - 1:22:41 AM

Multi-Employer Pension Plans

House Committee

Josh Gotbaum testified on the fiscal health of multi-employer pension plans and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). He said that without congressional changes, the agency would end up with little resources to help improve existing multi-employer pension plans or those plans that fail.

1 hours, 28 minutes | 215 Views

Egypt's Constitutional Referendum

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1:25:42 AM - 2:54:37 AM
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1:25:42 AM - 2:54:37 AM

Egypt's Constitutional Referendum

Public Affairs Event

Khaled Elgindy and Shadi Hamid talked about Egypt’s vote on a draft constitution. They reviewed the referendum, explained the key factions involved in writing the constitution and those opposing President Mohammed Morsi, and discussed the future of Egypt. They also answered questions from the audience.
At the time of the program the outcome of the referendum was unknown as only only the first round of voting had taken place,
Mr. Hamid participated from Doha.

1 hours, 28 minutes | 413 Views

Conflict in Eastern Congo, Panel 2

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2:57:05 AM - 3:53:47 AM
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2:57:05 AM - 3:53:47 AM

Conflict in Eastern Congo, Panel 2

House Committee

Witnesses testified about the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged Rwandan support of rebels against the Congolese army. The rebel group M23 was terrorizing people in Eastern Congo. Among the issues discussed was the effectiveness of the U.N. mission in the Congo.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 329 Views

Consumer Credit Reports

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3:54:19 AM - 5:11:22 AM
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3:54:19 AM - 5:11:22 AM

Consumer Credit Reports

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on the accuracy and regulation of consumer credit reports. They discussed were the practices of credit reporting agencies, the low number of consumers who request their credit reports, the impact of medical debt on credit scores, and the dispute process.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 632 Views

International Banking

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5:13:30 AM - 5:47:38 AM
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5:13:30 AM - 5:47:38 AM

International Banking

News Conference

Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $1.5 billion settlement against a Japanese subsidiary of UBS financial services. The Justice Department found that traders at the company had been providing false information on various interest rates in order to increase their own profits. Attorney General Holder also briefly commented on his role in a new presidential task force on gun violence headed by Vice President Biden.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 76 Views

Multi-Employer Pension Plans

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5:52:20 AM - 7:20:17 AM

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5:52:20 AM - 7:20:17 AM

Multi-Employer Pension Plans

House Committee

Josh Gotbaum testified on the fiscal health of multi-employer pension plans and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). He said that without congressional changes, the agency would end up with little resources to help improve existing multi-employer pension plans or those plans that fail.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 215 Views