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Representatives Dreier and Slaughter Debate Fiscal Cliff Plans

In Progress

Airing Time:

5:55:17 AM - 6:59:09 AM

Members debated proposed measures to avoid the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts in January 2013 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

1 hours, 3 minutes | 113 Views

Meredith Shiner on the Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

Airing Time:

7:00:32 AM - 7:09:44 AM
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7:00:32 AM - 7:09:44 AM

Meredith Shiner on the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Meredith Shiner spoke via telephone about the latest developments and efforts in Congress to pass legislation to avoid sequestration and the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 9 minutes | 140 Views

Open Phones

LIVE

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7:09:50 AM - 7:47:18 AM
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7:09:50 AM - 7:47:18 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day including potential congressional action on taxes and spending.

0 hours, 37 minutes | 91 Views

Representative Paul Broun on Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

Airing Time:

7:50:42 AM - 8:33:54 AM
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7:50:42 AM - 8:33:54 AM

Representative Paul Broun on Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Representative Paul Broun (R-GA) spoke about the latest proposals put out by the White House and House Republicans to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 189 Views

Representative Rick Larsen on Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

Airing Time:

8:36:48 AM - 9:15:10 AM
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8:36:48 AM - 9:15:10 AM

Representative Rick Larsen on Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) spoke about the latest proposals put out by the White House and House Republicans to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 203 Views

Meredith Shiner on the Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

Airing Time:

9:15:10 AM - 9:21:04 AM
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9:15:10 AM - 9:21:04 AM

Meredith Shiner on the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Meredith Shiner spoke via telephone about the latest developments and efforts in Congress to pass legislation to avoid sequestration and the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 5 minutes | 57 Views

Josh Rogin on the State Department Benghazi Report

LIVE

Airing Time:

9:22:40 AM - 10:00:39 AM

Josh Rogin spoke about a State Department report on the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya and testimony by officials before a Senate panel the previous day. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 37 minutes | 144 Views

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

Airing Time:

10:00:45 AM - 10:11:17 AM
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10:00:45 AM - 10:11:17 AM

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 350 Views

Reaction to House Speaker Statement

LIVE

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10:11:17 AM - 10:27:03 AM
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10:11:17 AM - 10:27:03 AM

Reaction to House Speaker Statement

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on House Speaker John Boehner’s unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration.

0 hours, 15 minutes | 62 Views

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

10:27:09 AM - 10:37:33 AM
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10:27:09 AM - 10:37:33 AM

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 350 Views

Representative Paul Broun on Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

10:39:03 AM - 11:01:42 AM
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10:39:03 AM - 11:01:42 AM

Representative Paul Broun on Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Representative Paul Broun (R-GA) spoke about the latest proposals put out by the White House and House Republicans to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 22 minutes | 189 Views

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

LIVE

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11:01:48 AM - 11:33:27 AM
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11:01:48 AM - 11:33:27 AM

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Public Affairs Event

Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his remarks he called for congressional action to fund armed law enforcement officers in all public schools, and criticized the nation’s entertainment industry for creating a culture of violence. His remarks were interrupted by protestors favoring gun control policies. He did not answer questions despite the event’s billing as a news conference.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 13,669 Views

Open Phones on NRA Statement

LIVE

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11:33:27 AM - 11:52:51 AM
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11:33:27 AM - 11:52:51 AM

Open Phones on NRA Statement

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Nation Rifle Association’s reaction to an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut the previous week.

0 hours, 19 minutes | 110 Views

Representative Rick Larsen on Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

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11:54:09 AM - 12:32:14 PM
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11:54:09 AM - 12:32:14 PM

Representative Rick Larsen on Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) spoke about the latest proposals put out by the White House and House Republicans to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 203 Views

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

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12:32:56 PM - 1:04:44 PM
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12:32:56 PM - 1:04:44 PM

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Public Affairs Event

Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his remarks he called for congressional action to fund armed law enforcement officers in all public schools, and criticized the nation’s entertainment industry for creating a culture of violence. His remarks were interrupted by protestors favoring gun control policies. He did not answer questions despite the event’s billing as a news conference.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 13,669 Views

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

LIVE

Airing Time:

1:07:08 PM - 1:38:55 PM
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1:07:08 PM - 1:38:55 PM

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others spoke to reporters and answered questions on negotiations with republicans on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” and the way forward as the new year approached.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 258 Views

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

LIVE

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1:39:01 PM - 1:46:44 PM
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1:39:01 PM - 1:46:44 PM

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

White House Event

President Obama nominated Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to be secretary of state. Senator Kerry, a Vietnam War veteran, was chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as well as the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 2,650 Views

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

1:47:38 PM - 1:57:57 PM
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1:47:38 PM - 1:57:57 PM

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 350 Views

House Session

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2:00:09 PM - 2:07:03 PM
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2:00:09 PM - 2:07:03 PM

House Session

House Proceeding

The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 118 Views

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

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2:08:15 PM - 2:39:57 PM
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2:08:15 PM - 2:39:57 PM

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Public Affairs Event

Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his remarks he called for congressional action to fund armed law enforcement officers in all public schools, and criticized the nation’s entertainment industry for creating a culture of violence. His remarks were interrupted by protestors favoring gun control policies. He did not answer questions despite the event’s billing as a news conference.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 13,669 Views

Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA

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2:40:03 PM - 3:04:10 PM
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2:40:03 PM - 3:04:10 PM

Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA

News Conference

Senators Feinstein (D-CA) and Blumenthal (D-CT) responded to the NRA’s statement and proposal. They criticized the NRA’s proposal to have armed security outside schools following the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Senator Feinstein called it a blame tactic and distraction strategy that does not address the issue. Senator Blumenthal said what happened at Sandy Hook was a call for action and if the NRA needs to alter approach if it wants to be a part of this national debate.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 1,433 Views

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

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3:04:46 PM - 3:15:05 PM
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3:04:46 PM - 3:15:05 PM

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 350 Views

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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3:15:11 PM - 3:49:11 PM
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3:15:11 PM - 3:49:11 PM

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others spoke to reporters and answered questions on negotiations with republicans on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” and the way forward as the new year approached.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 258 Views

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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3:49:17 PM - 4:04:57 PM
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3:49:17 PM - 4:04:57 PM

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senators Reid and McConnell spoke about the latest developments in negotiations over tax rates and spending known as the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 15 minutes | 125 Views

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

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4:05:28 PM - 4:38:16 PM
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4:05:28 PM - 4:38:16 PM

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Senators McCain (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), and Ayotte (R-NH) reacted to a State Department report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libys, in which Ambassador Chris Stevens and thee other Americans were killed. The previous day senior officials told Congress that the State Department would implement all of the report’s recommendations in an effort to improve diplomatic security, including more U.S. Marines at high risk posts and increased funding.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 212 Views

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

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4:38:52 PM - 4:46:47 PM
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4:38:52 PM - 4:46:47 PM

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

White House Event

President Obama nominated Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to be secretary of state. Senator Kerry, a Vietnam War veteran, was chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as well as the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 2,650 Views

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

4:47:29 PM - 4:57:40 PM
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4:47:29 PM - 4:57:40 PM

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 350 Views

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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4:58:02 PM - 5:31:58 PM
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4:58:02 PM - 5:31:58 PM

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others spoke to reporters and answered questions on negotiations with republicans on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” and the way forward as the new year approached.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 258 Views

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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5:32:40 PM - 5:35:04 PM
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5:32:40 PM - 5:35:04 PM

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senators Reid and McConnell spoke about the latest developments in negotiations over tax rates and spending known as the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 2 minutes | 125 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

LIVE

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5:35:10 PM - 5:43:04 PM
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5:35:10 PM - 5:43:04 PM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement on the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 12,755 Views

Open Phones on President Obama's Fiscal Cliff Statment

LIVE

Airing Time:

5:43:10 PM - 5:59:11 PM

Telephone lines were open for viewer commentary on President Obama’s remarks regarding the “fiscal cliff” tax increases and budget cuts set to take place at the end of 2012.

0 hours, 16 minutes | 54 Views

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

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5:59:17 PM - 7:45:55 PM
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5:59:17 PM - 7:45:55 PM

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

White House Event

President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National Cathedral. He died of respiratory complications on December 17, 2012 at 88 years old and was the second longest serving senator in history.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 4,159 Views

Fiscal Cliff and the Medicare Doc Fix

Airing Time:

7:47:07 PM - 7:52:43 PM
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7:47:07 PM - 7:52:43 PM

Fiscal Cliff and the Medicare Doc Fix

Call-In

Sarah Kliff talked about the “doc fix,” the formula for paying doctors under Medicare, and how it relates to the “fiscal cliff.” She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“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, 5 minutes | 641 Views

Sequestration and National Security Policy

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7:53:17 PM - 7:59:43 PM
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7:53:17 PM - 7:59:43 PM

Sequestration and National Security Policy

Call-In

Robert Levinson talked about sequestration and the “fiscal cliff,” and how sequestration could affect the defense budget and national security policy. "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. Mr. Levinson also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was the ninth part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 635 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

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8:01:15 PM - 8:08:30 PM
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8:01:15 PM - 8:08:30 PM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement on the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 12,755 Views

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

8:09:14 PM - 8:19:47 PM
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8:09:14 PM - 8:19:47 PM

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 350 Views

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Airing Time:

8:20:42 PM - 8:54:43 PM
Close

8:20:42 PM - 8:54:43 PM

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others spoke to reporters and answered questions on negotiations with republicans on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” and the way forward as the new year approached.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 258 Views

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Airing Time:

8:54:43 PM - 9:09:37 PM
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8:54:43 PM - 9:09:37 PM

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senators Reid and McConnell spoke about the latest developments in negotiations over tax rates and spending known as the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 14 minutes | 125 Views

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

Airing Time:

9:11:45 PM - 9:19:39 PM
Close

9:11:45 PM - 9:19:39 PM

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

White House Event

President Obama nominated Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to be secretary of state. Senator Kerry, a Vietnam War veteran, was chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as well as the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 2,650 Views

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

Airing Time:

9:19:55 PM - 9:52:41 PM
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9:19:55 PM - 9:52:41 PM

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Senators McCain (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), and Ayotte (R-NH) reacted to a State Department report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libys, in which Ambassador Chris Stevens and thee other Americans were killed. The previous day senior officials told Congress that the State Department would implement all of the report’s recommendations in an effort to improve diplomatic security, including more U.S. Marines at high risk posts and increased funding.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 212 Views

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Airing Time:

9:55:41 PM - 10:27:22 PM
Close

9:55:41 PM - 10:27:22 PM

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Public Affairs Event

Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his remarks he called for congressional action to fund armed law enforcement officers in all public schools, and criticized the nation’s entertainment industry for creating a culture of violence. His remarks were interrupted by protestors favoring gun control policies. He did not answer questions despite the event’s billing as a news conference.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 13,669 Views

Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA

Airing Time:

10:28:01 PM - 10:52:25 PM
Close

10:28:01 PM - 10:52:25 PM

Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA

News Conference

Senators Feinstein (D-CA) and Blumenthal (D-CT) responded to the NRA’s statement and proposal. They criticized the NRA’s proposal to have armed security outside schools following the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Senator Feinstein called it a blame tactic and distraction strategy that does not address the issue. Senator Blumenthal said what happened at Sandy Hook was a call for action and if the NRA needs to alter approach if it wants to be a part of this national debate.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 1,433 Views

Education Secretary Arne Duncan on School Safety

Airing Time:

10:52:28 PM - 11:32:05 PM
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10:52:28 PM - 11:32:05 PM

Education Secretary Arne Duncan on School Safety

Public Affairs Event

Education Secretary Arne Duncan called on community leaders to step up efforts to ensure safety in schools in response to the previous week’s school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, in his keynote address at a school safety forum at Neval Thomas Elementary School. Secretary Duncan said the recent mass shootings have “fundamentally changed” the world and addressed the need for comprehensive protocols and gun control measures, including access to mental health care, to protect students and teachers from violence. In addition, he announced a new round of Promise Neighborhoods grants which are awarded to organizations to improve educational and developmental outcomes for students.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 254 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

11:34:25 PM - 11:41:40 PM
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11:34:25 PM - 11:41:40 PM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement on the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 12,755 Views

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

11:42:24 PM - 11:52:57 PM
Close

11:42:24 PM - 11:52:57 PM

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 350 Views

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Airing Time:

11:52:57 PM - 12:26:58 AM
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11:52:57 PM - 12:26:58 AM

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others spoke to reporters and answered questions on negotiations with republicans on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” and the way forward as the new year approached.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 258 Views

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Airing Time:

12:27:25 AM - 12:42:47 AM
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12:27:25 AM - 12:42:47 AM

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senators Reid and McConnell spoke about the latest developments in negotiations over tax rates and spending known as the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 15 minutes | 125 Views

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

Airing Time:

12:44:32 AM - 12:52:32 AM
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12:44:32 AM - 12:52:32 AM

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

White House Event

President Obama nominated Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to be secretary of state. Senator Kerry, a Vietnam War veteran, was chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as well as the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 2,650 Views

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

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12:53:05 AM - 1:25:51 AM
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12:53:05 AM - 1:25:51 AM

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Senators McCain (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), and Ayotte (R-NH) reacted to a State Department report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libys, in which Ambassador Chris Stevens and thee other Americans were killed. The previous day senior officials told Congress that the State Department would implement all of the report’s recommendations in an effort to improve diplomatic security, including more U.S. Marines at high risk posts and increased funding.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 212 Views

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Airing Time:

1:28:51 AM - 2:00:37 AM
Close

1:28:51 AM - 2:00:37 AM

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Public Affairs Event

Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his remarks he called for congressional action to fund armed law enforcement officers in all public schools, and criticized the nation’s entertainment industry for creating a culture of violence. His remarks were interrupted by protestors favoring gun control policies. He did not answer questions despite the event’s billing as a news conference.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 13,669 Views

Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA

Airing Time:

2:00:56 AM - 2:25:11 AM
Close

2:00:56 AM - 2:25:11 AM

Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA

News Conference

Senators Feinstein (D-CA) and Blumenthal (D-CT) responded to the NRA’s statement and proposal. They criticized the NRA’s proposal to have armed security outside schools following the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Senator Feinstein called it a blame tactic and distraction strategy that does not address the issue. Senator Blumenthal said what happened at Sandy Hook was a call for action and if the NRA needs to alter approach if it wants to be a part of this national debate.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 1,433 Views

Education Secretary Arne Duncan on School Safety

Airing Time:

2:25:40 AM - 3:04:57 AM
Close

2:25:40 AM - 3:04:57 AM

Education Secretary Arne Duncan on School Safety

Public Affairs Event

Education Secretary Arne Duncan called on community leaders to step up efforts to ensure safety in schools in response to the previous week’s school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, in his keynote address at a school safety forum at Neval Thomas Elementary School. Secretary Duncan said the recent mass shootings have “fundamentally changed” the world and addressed the need for comprehensive protocols and gun control measures, including access to mental health care, to protect students and teachers from violence. In addition, he announced a new round of Promise Neighborhoods grants which are awarded to organizations to improve educational and developmental outcomes for students.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 254 Views

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

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3:09:08 AM - 3:16:23 AM
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3:09:08 AM - 3:16:23 AM

President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

White House Event

President Obama delivered a statement on the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 12,755 Views

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

Airing Time:

3:17:07 AM - 3:27:40 AM
Close

3:17:07 AM - 3:27:40 AM

Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

News Conference

House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic sequestration. He said that the burden now rest with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to present legislation for the House to consider.

0 hours, 10 minutes | 350 Views

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Airing Time:

3:27:40 AM - 4:01:41 AM
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3:27:40 AM - 4:01:41 AM

Democratic House Leaders on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

News Conference

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others spoke to reporters and answered questions on negotiations with republicans on avoiding the “fiscal cliff” and the way forward as the new year approached.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 258 Views

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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4:02:08 AM - 4:17:30 AM
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4:02:08 AM - 4:17:30 AM

Senate Leadership on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Senate Highlight

Senators Reid and McConnell spoke about the latest developments in negotiations over tax rates and spending known as the “fiscal cliff.”

0 hours, 15 minutes | 125 Views

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

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4:20:54 AM - 4:28:54 AM
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4:20:54 AM - 4:28:54 AM

Secretary of State Nominee Announcement

White House Event

President Obama nominated Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to be secretary of state. Senator Kerry, a Vietnam War veteran, was chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as well as the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 2,650 Views

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

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4:29:27 AM - 5:02:13 AM
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4:29:27 AM - 5:02:13 AM

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Senators McCain (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), and Ayotte (R-NH) reacted to a State Department report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libys, in which Ambassador Chris Stevens and thee other Americans were killed. The previous day senior officials told Congress that the State Department would implement all of the report’s recommendations in an effort to improve diplomatic security, including more U.S. Marines at high risk posts and increased funding.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 212 Views

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

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5:05:22 AM - 5:37:08 AM
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5:05:22 AM - 5:37:08 AM

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Public Affairs Event

Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his remarks he called for congressional action to fund armed law enforcement officers in all public schools, and criticized the nation’s entertainment industry for creating a culture of violence. His remarks were interrupted by protestors favoring gun control policies. He did not answer questions despite the event’s billing as a news conference.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 13,669 Views

Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA

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5:37:27 AM - 6:01:43 AM

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5:37:27 AM - 6:01:43 AM

Senators Feinstein and Blumenthal React to NRA

News Conference

Senators Feinstein (D-CA) and Blumenthal (D-CT) responded to the NRA’s statement and proposal. They criticized the NRA’s proposal to have armed security outside schools following the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Senator Feinstein called it a blame tactic and distraction strategy that does not address the issue. Senator Blumenthal said what happened at Sandy Hook was a call for action and if the NRA needs to alter approach if it wants to be a part of this national debate.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 1,433 Views

Benghazi Consulate Attack Report, Part 2

In Progress

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5:18:15 AM - 6:34:57 AM
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5:18:15 AM - 6:34:57 AM

Benghazi Consulate Attack Report, Part 2

House Committee

State Department Deputy Secretaries William Burns and Thomas Nides continued their testimony on the findings of a report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. They detailed security failures that led to the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

1 hours, 16 minutes | 1,743 Views

Senator Daniel Inouye Casket Arrival Ceremony

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6:38:14 AM - 7:53:38 AM
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6:38:14 AM - 7:53:38 AM

Senator Daniel Inouye Casket Arrival Ceremony

Public Affairs Event

Scenes were shown of Senator Daniel Inouye’s (D-HI) casket arriving at the U.S Capitol building prior to being left to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The service included invocation and closing prayer and remarks from congressional leaders and Vice President Biden.
Senator Inouye, who died at the age of 88 on December 17, 2012, was a Medal of Honor recipient for his World War II service, the highest-ranking Asian-American politician in U.S. history, and the second-longest serving U.S. senator in history.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 1,690 Views

2012 Drug Abuse Survey

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7:56:02 AM - 8:47:56 AM
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7:56:02 AM - 8:47:56 AM

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, 51 minutes | 266 Views

Medicare Eligibility Age

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8:51:50 AM - 10:02:29 AM
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8:51:50 AM - 10:02:29 AM

Medicare Eligibility Age

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the consequences of raising Medicare’s eligibility age from 65- to to 67-years old. Juliette Cubanski first detailed the results of a Kaiser Foundation study of the issue. Among the topics raised after Ms. Cubanski’s presentation were encouraging people to stay in the work force longer, income levels of beneficiaries, and the impact on Medicare of the Affordable Care Act (the health care law).

1 hours, 10 minutes | 494 Views

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

LIVE

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10:02:35 AM - 10:32:29 AM
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10:02:35 AM - 10:32:29 AM

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

White House Event

President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National Cathedral. He died of respiratory complications on December 17, 2012 at 88 years old and was the second longest serving senator in history.

0 hours, 29 minutes | 4,159 Views

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

LIVE

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10:32:30 AM - 12:35:54 PM
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10:32:30 AM - 12:35:54 PM

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

White House Event

President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National Cathedral. He died of respiratory complications on December 17, 2012 at 88 years old and was the second longest serving senator in history.

2 hours, 3 minutes | 4,159 Views

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

LIVE

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12:36:12 PM - 1:00:15 PM
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12:36:12 PM - 1:00:15 PM

Republican Reaction to Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

News Conference

Senators McCain (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), and Ayotte (R-NH) reacted to a State Department report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libys, in which Ambassador Chris Stevens and thee other Americans were killed. The previous day senior officials told Congress that the State Department would implement all of the report’s recommendations in an effort to improve diplomatic security, including more U.S. Marines at high risk posts and increased funding.

0 hours, 24 minutes | 212 Views

Senate Session

LIVE

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1:00:45 PM - 7:20:59 PM
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1:00:45 PM - 7:20:59 PM

Senate Session

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened and began consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R.4310, the National Defense Authorization Act.
Thereafter, the Senate proceeded to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the substitute amendment to H.R.1, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill for the relief of victims of Hurricane Sandy.

6 hours, 20 minutes | 346 Views

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

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7:22:34 PM - 7:54:16 PM
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7:22:34 PM - 7:54:16 PM

NRA Response to Connecticut School Shootings

Public Affairs Event

Wayne LaPierre spoke about the National Rifle Association’s reaction to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his remarks he called for congressional action to fund armed law enforcement officers in all public schools, and criticized the nation’s entertainment industry for creating a culture of violence. His remarks were interrupted by protestors favoring gun control policies. He did not answer questions despite the event’s billing as a news conference.

0 hours, 31 minutes | 13,669 Views

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

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8:00:08 PM - 9:46:32 PM
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8:00:08 PM - 9:46:32 PM

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

White House Event

President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National Cathedral. He died of respiratory complications on December 17, 2012 at 88 years old and was the second longest serving senator in history.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 4,159 Views

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

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9:49:19 PM - 12:56:00 AM
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9:49:19 PM - 12:56:00 AM

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

International Telecasts

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be considered for their national campaign. They discussed public transportation costs, better employment opportunities, marriage equality, an equal national minimum wage, and a curriculum that better prepares students in life skills. Speaker of the House John Bercow presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, with a few remarks by other members of Parliament. Following their debate, the students voted that of the five topics debated “curriculum for life skills” would be the issue for their national campaign. 

3 hours, 6 minutes | 883 Views

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

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12:57:26 AM - 2:43:50 AM
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12:57:26 AM - 2:43:50 AM

Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

White House Event

President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National Cathedral. He died of respiratory complications on December 17, 2012 at 88 years old and was the second longest serving senator in history.

1 hours, 46 minutes | 4,159 Views

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

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2:46:18 AM - 4:24:40 AM
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2:46:18 AM - 4:24:40 AM

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

International Telecasts

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be considered for their national campaign. They discussed public transportation costs, better employment opportunities, marriage equality, an equal national minimum wage, and a curriculum that better prepares students in life skills. Speaker of the House John Bercow presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, with a few remarks by other members of Parliament. Following their debate, the students voted that of the five topics debated “curriculum for life skills” would be the issue for their national campaign. 

1 hours, 38 minutes | 883 Views

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

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4:24:40 AM - 5:29:17 AM
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4:24:40 AM - 5:29:17 AM

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

International Telecasts

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be considered for their national campaign. They discussed public transportation costs, better employment opportunities, marriage equality, an equal national minimum wage, and a curriculum that better prepares students in life skills. Speaker of the House John Bercow presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, with a few remarks by other members of Parliament. Following their debate, the students voted that of the five topics debated “curriculum for life skills” would be the issue for their national campaign. 

1 hours, 4 minutes | 883 Views

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

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5:29:17 AM - 5:51:27 AM
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5:29:17 AM - 5:51:27 AM

Annual British Youth Parliament Debate

International Telecasts

More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be considered for their national campaign. They discussed public transportation costs, better employment opportunities, marriage equality, an equal national minimum wage, and a curriculum that better prepares students in life skills. Speaker of the House John Bercow presided over the morning and afternoon sessions, with a few remarks by other members of Parliament. Following their debate, the students voted that of the five topics debated “curriculum for life skills” would be the issue for their national campaign. 

0 hours, 22 minutes | 883 Views

Medicare Eligibility Age

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5:53:45 AM - 7:29:20 AM

Continues

Close

5:53:45 AM - 7:29:20 AM

Medicare Eligibility Age

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the consequences of raising Medicare’s eligibility age from 65- to to 67-years old. Juliette Cubanski first detailed the results of a Kaiser Foundation study of the issue. Among the topics raised after Ms. Cubanski’s presentation were encouraging people to stay in the work force longer, income levels of beneficiaries, and the impact on Medicare of the Affordable Care Act (the health care law).

1 hours, 35 minutes | 494 Views

Private Computerized Stock Trading

In Progress

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5:13:30 AM - 6:35:03 AM
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5:13:30 AM - 6:35:03 AM

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 | 874 Views

Federal Government Modernization

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6:38:41 AM - 7:42:45 AM
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6:38:41 AM - 7:42:45 AM

Federal Government Modernization

Public Affairs Event

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation hosted a forum on the E-Government Act, intended to improve government productivity, services, and public access through use of information technology systems and the Web. Panelists in the first session talked about successes and challenges of the act ten years after its passage. Participants in the second discussion focused on upcoming decade and ways the government might continue to modernize.

1 hours, 4 minutes | 441 Views

Federal Government Modernization

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7:42:45 AM - 8:48:53 AM
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7:42:45 AM - 8:48:53 AM

Federal Government Modernization

Public Affairs Event

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation hosted a forum on the E-Government Act, intended to improve government productivity, services, and public access through use of information technology systems and the Web. Panelists in the first session talked about successes and challenges of the act ten years after its passage. Participants in the second discussion focused on upcoming decade and ways the government might continue to modernize.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 441 Views

Vladimir Putin State of the Nation Address

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8:50:41 AM - 10:12:26 AM
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8:50:41 AM - 10:12:26 AM

Vladimir Putin State of the Nation Address

International Telecasts

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the state of the nation address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow. It was his first state of the nation address since winning a third term as president. He outlined a broad range of economic goals over the next few years and vowed to root out corruption in the political system. 
This is a Russian television broadcast. Simultaneous interpretation into English.
Courtesy of Russia Today Television.

1 hours, 21 minutes | 740 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

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10:16:28 AM - 11:21:26 AM
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10:16:28 AM - 11:21:26 AM

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 | 195 Views

Medicare and the Fiscal Cliff

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11:23:12 AM - 11:30:18 AM
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11:23:12 AM - 11:30:18 AM

Medicare and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Mary Agnes Carey talked about Medicare and its role in “fiscal cliff” negotiations, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included funding for Medicare; its annual budget; the differences between its A, B, C, and D parts; the impact of the Affordable Care Act (the health care law) on Medicare;and reform proposals for the program.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 389 Views

Social Security and the Fiscal Cliff

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11:30:54 AM - 11:39:34 AM
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11:30:54 AM - 11:39:34 AM

Social Security and the Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Stephen Ohlemacher talked about Social Security and its role in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included cost of living adjustments (COLA), the funding of Social Security and its solvency, and who receives it.
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.”
“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, 8 minutes | 1,333 Views

Presidential Appointment Process

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11:43:24 AM - 12:38:32 PM
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11:43:24 AM - 12:38:32 PM

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, 55 minutes | 272 Views

Health Care Law Implementation

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12:42:10 PM - 3:32:15 PM
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12:42:10 PM - 3:32:15 PM

Health Care Law Implementation

House Committee

Federal officials testified on their efforts to help states with the process of setting up health care insurance exchanges mandated by the Affordable Care Act (the health care law). Health secretaries from three states that decided against running an exchange also testified. Other topics included the expansion of Medicaid as contained in the law.

2 hours, 50 minutes | 474 Views

Global Counterterrorism

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3:35:57 PM - 5:00:11 PM
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3:35:57 PM - 5:00:11 PM

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 | 192 Views

Representative Rick Larsen on Fiscal Cliff

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5:01:06 PM - 5:39:14 PM
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5:01:06 PM - 5:39:14 PM

Representative Rick Larsen on Fiscal Cliff

Call-In

Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) spoke about the latest proposals put out by the White House and House Republicans to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 203 Views

High-Speed Rail Program

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5:42:33 PM - 6:30:40 PM
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5:42:33 PM - 6:30:40 PM

High-Speed Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the future of high-speed rail in the transportation infrastructure of the Northeastern United States, which includes Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston.

0 hours, 48 minutes | 293 Views

High-Speed Rail Program

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6:30:40 PM - 6:52:32 PM
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6:30:40 PM - 6:52:32 PM

High-Speed Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the future of high-speed rail in the transportation infrastructure of the Northeastern United States, which includes Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston.

0 hours, 21 minutes | 293 Views

High-Speed Rail Program

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6:52:32 PM - 8:00:00 PM
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6:52:32 PM - 8:00:00 PM

High-Speed Rail Program

House Committee

Witnesses testified on the future of high-speed rail in the transportation infrastructure of the Northeastern United States, which includes Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 293 Views

Access to Voting in the 2012 Election

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8:03:35 PM - 9:46:23 PM
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8:03:35 PM - 9:46:23 PM

Access to Voting in the 2012 Election

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on access to voting during the 2012 election and the need for protections against efforts to limit or suppress voters.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 213 Views

Conflict in Eastern Congo, State and Defense Officials

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9:49:52 PM - 11:31:11 PM
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9:49:52 PM - 11:31:11 PM

Conflict in Eastern Congo, State and Defense Officials

House Committee

State and Defense Department officials testified on 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. They spoke about violence from the rebel group M23 which was terrorizing people in Eastern Congo. Among the issues discussed were the role of ivory poaching and U.S. federal budget issues that could limit resources available to assist Congo.

1 hours, 41 minutes | 287 Views

Conflict in Eastern Congo, Panel 2

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11:31:11 PM - 12:51:53 AM
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11:31:11 PM - 12:51:53 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.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 425 Views

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Deficit Reduction

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12:55:47 AM - 2:00:26 AM
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12:55:47 AM - 2:00:26 AM

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 | 195 Views

Access to Voting in the 2012 Election

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2:03:35 AM - 3:46:23 AM
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2:03:35 AM - 3:46:23 AM

Access to Voting in the 2012 Election

Senate Committee

Witnesses testified on access to voting during the 2012 election and the need for protections against efforts to limit or suppress voters.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 213 Views

Conflict in Eastern Congo, State and Defense Officials

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3:49:10 AM - 5:30:25 AM
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3:49:10 AM - 5:30:25 AM

Conflict in Eastern Congo, State and Defense Officials

House Committee

State and Defense Department officials testified on 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. They spoke about violence from the rebel group M23 which was terrorizing people in Eastern Congo. Among the issues discussed were the role of ivory poaching and U.S. federal budget issues that could limit resources available to assist Congo.

1 hours, 41 minutes | 287 Views

Conflict in Eastern Congo, Panel 2

Airing Time:

5:30:25 AM - 6:51:10 AM

Continues

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5:30:25 AM - 6:51:10 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.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 425 Views