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Q&A with Cathy Lanier

In Progress

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5:58:15 AM - 6:57:59 AM
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5:58:15 AM - 6:57:59 AM

Q&A with Cathy Lanier

Q&A

Cathy Lanier, the chief of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, talked about the department’s growth in the twenty-three years she has been a police officer. She talked about the homicide rate in Washington, D.C., dropping to its lowest in fifty-one years, the reasons for this decline, and the future growth of the D.C. metro area. Chief Lanier recounted stories of growing up in the area and dropping out of school at age 15. She joined the police force as a single mother with a ninth grade education. She talked about her career, completing her education with two master’s degrees, and becoming the youngest chief in the history of the department. Other topics included, counter-terrorism, gun control, community policing, some of the criticisms of her administration over the years, and relations with the press. Chief Lanier reacted to videos including former Mayor Berry, a commencement address she delivered, an incident recorded on social media, and a press report.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 1,676 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:36 AM - 7:47:32 AM
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7:00:36 AM - 7:47:32 AM

Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the role of the United States around the world during his first and second terms. Clips from a joint “60 Minutes” interview with President Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were shown. Jonathan Easley spoke by phone about the interview.

0 hours, 46 minutes | 164 Views

Executive Power

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7:50:11 AM - 8:33:52 AM
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7:50:11 AM - 8:33:52 AM

Executive Power

Call-In

Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the president’s unilateral actions showed a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Some of the examples he gave were privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 2,471 Views

Climate Change

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8:35:11 AM - 9:17:51 AM
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8:35:11 AM - 9:17:51 AM

Climate Change

Call-In

Coral Davenport talked about President Obama’s emphasis in his inaugural address on global. She discussed the prospects for climate change legislation in the 113th Congress and options the president has to push his agenda.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 42 minutes | 484 Views

Diplomatic Security Decisions

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9:19:15 AM - 10:03:33 AM
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9:19:15 AM - 10:03:33 AM

Diplomatic Security Decisions

Call-In

Ronald Neumann talked about the cost of providing security to ambassadors and their staff’s worldwide, how security decisions are made, what determines personnel and infrastructure required at diplomatic posts and how ambassadors and Washington have differed when it comes to disagreements on security.

0 hours, 44 minutes | 177 Views

Special Operations and Iraq

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10:03:45 AM - 11:31:49 AM
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10:03:45 AM - 11:31:49 AM

Special Operations and Iraq

Public Affairs Event

General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.

1 hours, 28 minutes | 1,989 Views

Executive Power

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11:35:01 AM - 12:16:26 PM
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11:35:01 AM - 12:16:26 PM

Executive Power

Call-In

Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the president’s unilateral actions showed a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Some of the examples he gave were privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 2,471 Views

Health Care Costs

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12:16:32 PM - 2:00:54 PM
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12:16:32 PM - 2:00:54 PM

Health Care Costs

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ages. Panelists argued that stabilizing health spending and targeting it in ways that ensure access to care would improve health outcomes and free up billions of dollars annually for economic and social investments in both the economy and workplace. 
Health spending as a share of GDP is nearly 18%, up from 14% in 2000 & 5% in 1960. A report released by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that health spending as a share of GDP remained steady at 17.9 percent from 2009 through 2011. Despite that stability, some analysts warn that as the economy improves and the population ages cost increases could again accelerate.

1 hours, 44 minutes | 1,028 Views

Climate Change

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2:06:03 PM - 2:36:06 PM
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2:06:03 PM - 2:36:06 PM

Climate Change

Call-In

Coral Davenport talked about President Obama’s emphasis in his inaugural address on global. She discussed the prospects for climate change legislation in the 113th Congress and options the president has to push his agenda.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 30 minutes | 484 Views

Immigration Reform Proposal

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2:36:12 PM - 3:19:32 PM
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2:36:12 PM - 3:19:32 PM

Immigration Reform Proposal

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 5,061 Views

Panel Discussion on Republican Party Challenges

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3:21:32 PM - 4:50:46 PM
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3:21:32 PM - 4:50:46 PM

Panel Discussion on Republican Party Challenges

Public Affairs Event

Journalists talked about challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of the 2012 election and President Obama’s second term. They commented on why the party lost the presidential election and on some of the strategies it should utilize to appeal to a wider range of voters. 
“What Is Wrong with the Right?” was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 825 Views

Charles Krauthammer on Challenges Facing Conservatism

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4:50:52 PM - 6:05:30 PM
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4:50:52 PM - 6:05:30 PM

Charles Krauthammer on Challenges Facing Conservatism

Public Affairs Event

Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 election, his views on why Mitt Romney lost and why conservative principles are key to future Republican victories. He also talked about his life and career as he was interviewed by Rich Lowry at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 1,111 Views

Special Operations and Iraq

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6:09:57 PM - 7:37:42 PM
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6:09:57 PM - 7:37:42 PM

Special Operations and Iraq

Public Affairs Event

General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 1,989 Views

Immigration Reform Proposal

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7:38:55 PM - 7:41:43 PM
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7:38:55 PM - 7:41:43 PM

Immigration Reform Proposal

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.

0 hours, 2 minutes | 5,061 Views

Nebraska State of the State Address

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7:42:55 PM - 8:00:25 PM
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7:42:55 PM - 8:00:25 PM

Nebraska State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Dave Heineman (R) gave the annual state of the state address in the legislative chamber of the Capitol. He unveiled his tax reform plan that would eliminate or lower individual income tax and the corporate income taxes. His proposal would look for “alternative options” to eliminate business sales tax exemptions with all industries except for food.

0 hours, 17 minutes | 137 Views

2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

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8:01:11 PM - 9:20:37 PM
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8:01:11 PM - 9:20:37 PM

2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

National Press Club

Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed were the role of the moderator, the purpose of the presidential debate, and the varying debate formats employed over the course of the election. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.
“The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held in the National Press Club ballroom.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 956 Views

Immigration Reform Proposal

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9:22:35 PM - 10:05:45 PM
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9:22:35 PM - 10:05:45 PM

Immigration Reform Proposal

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 5,061 Views

White House Daily Briefing

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10:06:19 PM - 10:10:20 PM
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10:06:19 PM - 10:10:20 PM

White House Daily Briefing

White House Event

This portion of the daily White House briefing focused on new proposals for immigration reform.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 85 Views

Humberto Sanchez on Immigration

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10:10:31 PM - 10:13:40 PM
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10:10:31 PM - 10:13:40 PM

Humberto Sanchez on Immigration

Interview

Humberto Sanchez talked by Skype about the bipartisan proposal for immigration reform unveiled that day.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 83 Views

Special Operations and Iraq

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10:18:02 PM - 11:45:37 PM
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10:18:02 PM - 11:45:37 PM

Special Operations and Iraq

Public Affairs Event

General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 1,989 Views

Executive Power

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11:48:20 PM - 12:29:47 AM
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11:48:20 PM - 12:29:47 AM

Executive Power

Call-In

Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the president’s unilateral actions showed a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Some of the examples he gave were privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 2,471 Views

2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

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12:36:21 AM - 1:55:26 AM
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12:36:21 AM - 1:55:26 AM

2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

National Press Club

Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed were the role of the moderator, the purpose of the presidential debate, and the varying debate formats employed over the course of the election. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.
“The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held in the National Press Club ballroom.

1 hours, 19 minutes | 956 Views

Immigration Reform Proposal

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2:01:14 AM - 2:44:24 AM
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2:01:14 AM - 2:44:24 AM

Immigration Reform Proposal

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 5,061 Views

White House Daily Briefing

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2:44:24 AM - 2:48:32 AM
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2:44:24 AM - 2:48:32 AM

White House Daily Briefing

White House Event

This portion of the daily White House briefing focused on new proposals for immigration reform.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 85 Views

Humberto Sanchez on Immigration

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2:48:32 AM - 2:51:51 AM
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2:48:32 AM - 2:51:51 AM

Humberto Sanchez on Immigration

Interview

Humberto Sanchez talked by Skype about the bipartisan proposal for immigration reform unveiled that day.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 83 Views

Special Operations and Iraq

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2:59:46 AM - 4:27:25 AM
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2:59:46 AM - 4:27:25 AM

Special Operations and Iraq

Public Affairs Event

General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.

1 hours, 27 minutes | 1,989 Views

Executive Power

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4:33:35 AM - 5:15:02 AM
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4:33:35 AM - 5:15:02 AM

Executive Power

Call-In

Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the president’s unilateral actions showed a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Some of the examples he gave were privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 2,471 Views

Real ID Program

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5:21:47 AM - 6:15:06 AM

Continues

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5:21:47 AM - 6:15:06 AM

Real ID Program

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 828 Views

Book Discussion on An Intriguing Life

In Progress

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5:50:08 AM - 6:41:59 AM
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5:50:08 AM - 6:41:59 AM

Book Discussion on An Intriguing Life

Public Affairs Event

Cynthia Helms talked about her book, An Intriguing Life: A Memoir of War, Washington, and Marriage to an American Spymaster, in which she recounts her life. Ms. Helms who grew up in England and served in World War II, remembers her introduction to the world of secret intelligence via her husband, the internal politics of the CIA, and the couples time spent in Tehran as Richard Helms served as American ambassador prior to the Iranian Revolution. Cynthia Helms spoke at the British Embassy in Washington,D.C. and responded to questions from the audience.

0 hours, 51 minutes | 819 Views

Book Discussion on Banker to the World

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6:45:54 AM - 7:48:40 AM
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6:45:54 AM - 7:48:40 AM

Book Discussion on Banker to the World

Public Affairs Event

International financial diplomat William Rhodes talked about his book, Banker to the World: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines of Global Finance, in which he looks at the current economic and financial challenges facing the economies of Europe, Japan, China, and South Korea. During this talk hosted by the Japan Society, Mr. Rhodes was joined by Harold McGraw III, president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Companies.

1 hours, 2 minutes | 868 Views

Book Discussion on Showdown

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7:53:44 AM - 7:55:32 AM
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7:53:44 AM - 7:55:32 AM

Book Discussion on Showdown

Interview

Author David Corn talks about his book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Battled the GOP to Set Up the 2012 Election.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 149 Views

Book TV Fairs and Festivals

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7:55:38 AM - 7:56:50 AM
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Book TV Fairs and Festivals

Vignette

A list of book fairs and festivals as of January 24, 2013.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 63 Views

Communicators with Andrew Thompson and Ron Andrews

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8:01:08 AM - 8:35:24 AM
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8:01:08 AM - 8:35:24 AM

Communicators with Andrew Thompson and Ron Andrews

Interview

Andrew Thompson of Proteus Digital Health and Ron Andrews of Life Technologies were interviewed about developments in health technology while at the Consumer Electronics Show International.
This is the second in a series of “The Communicators” interviews taped at the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.*The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV and communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them.*"The Communicators" talked with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and legislators, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled during the coming year.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 490 Views

Panel Discussion on Republican Party Challenges

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8:36:00 AM - 10:05:24 AM
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8:36:00 AM - 10:05:24 AM

Panel Discussion on Republican Party Challenges

Public Affairs Event

Journalists talked about challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of the 2012 election and President Obama’s second term. They commented on why the party lost the presidential election and on some of the strategies it should utilize to appeal to a wider range of voters. 
“What Is Wrong with the Right?” was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

1 hours, 29 minutes | 825 Views

Future of Republican Party

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10:06:06 AM - 11:01:36 AM
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10:06:06 AM - 11:01:36 AM

Future of Republican Party

Public Affairs Event

Foster Freiss talked about the last presidential election and the Republican party’s future at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. In response to a question about gay marriage, Mr. Friess said “They’re people just like you and I. I’m not here to judge people. We need protect gays from Sharia law "so they can "travel to Iran and Afghanistan without fear of losing their lives.”

0 hours, 55 minutes | 238 Views

Real ID Program

LIVE

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11:01:42 AM - 11:56:18 AM
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11:01:42 AM - 11:56:18 AM

Real ID Program

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 54 minutes | 828 Views

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks

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11:59:34 AM - 12:24:52 PM
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11:59:34 AM - 12:24:52 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks

International Telecasts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the state of the eurozone. She said “considerable progress” was being made, but that most eurozone countries must implement the structural reforms needed to reduce government debt levels. Following her remarks, she answered questions.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 165 Views

Transformations in the Arab World

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12:29:33 PM - 1:30:21 PM
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12:29:33 PM - 1:30:21 PM

Transformations in the Arab World

Public Affairs Event

The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the political and social challenges facing the Arab world. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria moderated this panel discussion entitled “Transformations in the Arab World.” Panelists talked about youth unemployment, corruption accusations, the situation in Syria and women’s rights. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 266 Views

Representative Ryan at National Review Institute Summit

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1:33:32 PM - 1:56:58 PM
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1:33:32 PM - 1:56:58 PM

Representative Ryan at National Review Institute Summit

Public Affairs Event

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the future of the Republican Party and the strategies it should use in opposing President Obama’s second term policies. He also discussed why he voted to pass the “fiscal cliff” legislation earlier in the year.
This was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

0 hours, 23 minutes | 797 Views

Senate Session

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2:00:27 PM - 7:04:09 PM
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2:00:27 PM - 7:04:09 PM

Senate Session

Senate Proceeding

The Senate passed a bill for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

5 hours, 3 minutes | 254 Views

Immigration Reform Proposal

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7:06:38 PM - 7:49:55 PM
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7:06:38 PM - 7:49:55 PM

Immigration Reform Proposal

News Conference

A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 5,061 Views

Senator Reid on Immigration Policy

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7:50:22 PM - 7:53:41 PM
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7:50:22 PM - 7:53:41 PM

Senator Reid on Immigration Policy

Senate Highlight

Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke about the immigration reform proposal announced that day by a bipartisan group of senators.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 77 Views

Special Operations and Iraq

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7:56:24 PM - 8:00:36 PM
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7:56:24 PM - 8:00:36 PM

Special Operations and Iraq

Public Affairs Event

General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) talked about the evolution of the Joint Special Operations Command and the pursuit of al-Qaeda in Iraq, in particular the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Bruce Riedel, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, interviewed General McChrystal, before moderating a discussion with the audience.
“The Evolution of Joint Special Operations Command and the Pursuit of al Qaeda in Iraq: A Conversation with General Stanley A. McChrystal” was held by the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings.

0 hours, 4 minutes | 1,989 Views

Communicators with Andrew Thompson and Ron Andrews

Airing Time:

8:01:42 PM - 8:36:38 PM
Close

8:01:42 PM - 8:36:38 PM

Communicators with Andrew Thompson and Ron Andrews

Interview

Andrew Thompson of Proteus Digital Health and Ron Andrews of Life Technologies were interviewed about developments in health technology while at the Consumer Electronics Show International.
This is the second in a series of “The Communicators” interviews taped at the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.*The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV and communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them.*"The Communicators" talked with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and legislators, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled during the coming year.

0 hours, 34 minutes | 490 Views

Health Care Costs

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8:38:24 PM - 10:20:30 PM
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8:38:24 PM - 10:20:30 PM

Health Care Costs

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ages. Panelists argued that stabilizing health spending and targeting it in ways that ensure access to care would improve health outcomes and free up billions of dollars annually for economic and social investments in both the economy and workplace. 
Health spending as a share of GDP is nearly 18%, up from 14% in 2000 & 5% in 1960. A report released by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that health spending as a share of GDP remained steady at 17.9 percent from 2009 through 2011. Despite that stability, some analysts warn that as the economy improves and the population ages cost increases could again accelerate.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 1,028 Views

Global Economy in 2013

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10:24:54 PM - 11:33:02 PM
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10:24:54 PM - 11:33:02 PM

Global Economy in 2013

International Telecasts

Global banking and finance leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, talked about the outlook of the global economy. The panel included IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, who urged world leaders not to be complacent with their consolidation measures as the economic recovery has just begun. She was joined by financial representatives from countries including China, Japan, Canada and South Africa. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 311 Views

Transformations in the Arab World

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11:34:06 PM - 12:34:36 AM
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11:34:06 PM - 12:34:36 AM

Transformations in the Arab World

Public Affairs Event

The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the political and social challenges facing the Arab world. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria moderated this panel discussion entitled “Transformations in the Arab World.” Panelists talked about youth unemployment, corruption accusations, the situation in Syria and women’s rights. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 266 Views

Health Care Costs

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12:36:25 AM - 2:18:31 AM
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12:36:25 AM - 2:18:31 AM

Health Care Costs

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ages. Panelists argued that stabilizing health spending and targeting it in ways that ensure access to care would improve health outcomes and free up billions of dollars annually for economic and social investments in both the economy and workplace. 
Health spending as a share of GDP is nearly 18%, up from 14% in 2000 & 5% in 1960. A report released by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that health spending as a share of GDP remained steady at 17.9 percent from 2009 through 2011. Despite that stability, some analysts warn that as the economy improves and the population ages cost increases could again accelerate.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 1,028 Views

Global Economy in 2013

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2:21:39 AM - 3:29:39 AM
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2:21:39 AM - 3:29:39 AM

Global Economy in 2013

International Telecasts

Global banking and finance leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, talked about the outlook of the global economy. The panel included IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, who urged world leaders not to be complacent with their consolidation measures as the economic recovery has just begun. She was joined by financial representatives from countries including China, Japan, Canada and South Africa. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 311 Views

Transformations in the Arab World

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3:30:37 AM - 4:31:13 AM
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Transformations in the Arab World

Public Affairs Event

The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the political and social challenges facing the Arab world. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria moderated this panel discussion entitled “Transformations in the Arab World.” Panelists talked about youth unemployment, corruption accusations, the situation in Syria and women’s rights. The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy.

1 hours, 0 minutes | 266 Views

Charles Krauthammer on Challenges Facing Conservatism

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4:35:32 AM - 5:50:12 AM
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Charles Krauthammer on Challenges Facing Conservatism

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Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 election, his views on why Mitt Romney lost and why conservative principles are key to future Republican victories. He also talked about his life and career as he was interviewed by Rich Lowry at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 1,111 Views

Race and President Obama's Second Term

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5:51:13 AM - 7:55:39 AM

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Race and President Obama's Second Term

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Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago and what disparities remained at the start of President Obama’s second term. He used the Lincoln Bible and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s bible during his inauguration. Race, History, and Obama’s Second Term was an event hosted by The New America Foundation and the Washington Monthly magazine.

2 hours, 4 minutes | 1,135 Views

Emancipation and the Great Migration

In Progress

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5:31:47 AM - 7:19:22 AM
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5:31:47 AM - 7:19:22 AM

Emancipation and the Great Migration

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Participants talked about the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on African American culture and society in America from the Civil War through Reconstruction, and later the Great Migration from South to North. They also talked about Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America s Great Migration, with actors reading passages from the book. They also responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 47 minutes | 955 Views

Women's Clothing in Colonial America

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7:21:16 AM - 8:00:16 AM
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7:21:16 AM - 8:00:16 AM

Women's Clothing in Colonial America

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Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 1,631 Views

State of Mental Health Care System

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8:01:34 AM - 9:27:41 AM
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State of Mental Health Care System

Senate Committee

Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 718 Views

State of Mental Health Care System

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9:27:41 AM - 10:36:13 AM
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9:27:41 AM - 10:36:13 AM

State of Mental Health Care System

Senate Committee

Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.

1 hours, 8 minutes | 718 Views

U.S. Africa Command

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10:40:01 AM - 11:46:48 AM
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U.S. Africa Command

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General Carter Ham talked about the U.S. military role and mission in Africa, as well as the U.S. security challenges and counterterrorism efforts in the region. He responded to questions from the audience.

1 hours, 6 minutes | 322 Views

Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Reconstruction

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11:47:48 AM - 1:30:52 PM
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11:47:48 AM - 1:30:52 PM

Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Reconstruction

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State and local officials affected by Hurricane Sandy took part in a forum on the next steps in the recovery effort. They were joined by representatives of relief organizations in gaving an assessment of current recovery situation. Mayor Ed Johnson said the main issue is housing for both renters and homeowners. Panelists from private industry discussed how their businesses are part of the recovery and relief efforts. Topics included the need for careful planning and the decision process for the allocation of relief funds. The U.S. Leadership Forum hosted this discussion in Washington, D.C.

1 hours, 43 minutes | 175 Views

Guns and Politics

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1:32:04 PM - 2:47:03 PM
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Guns and Politics

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about possible gun control measures and gun violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said gun control measures needed to include comprehensive background checks and the limit of high capacity magazines. Former Ohio Representative Steven LaTourette said the Republican Party might accept President Obama’s proposals if “common sense” measures that did not place a limitation on the capacity of the ammunition clips were submitted. All the speakers were in favor of closing the loophole that allows any one to buy arms at gun shows and preventing mentally ill people from getting guns.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 222 Views

Race and President Obama's Second Term

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2:49:33 PM - 4:54:13 PM
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2:49:33 PM - 4:54:13 PM

Race and President Obama's Second Term

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago and what disparities remained at the start of President Obama’s second term. He used the Lincoln Bible and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s bible during his inauguration. Race, History, and Obama’s Second Term was an event hosted by The New America Foundation and the Washington Monthly magazine.

2 hours, 4 minutes | 1,135 Views

Future of Republican Party

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4:57:51 PM - 5:38:44 PM
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Future of Republican Party

Public Affairs Event

Foster Freiss talked about the last presidential election and the Republican party’s future at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. In response to a question about gay marriage, Mr. Friess said “They’re people just like you and I. I’m not here to judge people. We need protect gays from Sharia law "so they can "travel to Iran and Afghanistan without fear of losing their lives.”

0 hours, 40 minutes | 238 Views

Michigan State of the State Address

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5:41:39 PM - 6:34:59 PM
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Michigan State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Rick Snyder (R) gave the annual state of the state address in the State House in Lansing, Michigan. Among his remarks he called for raising gas taxes and vehicle registration fees to pay for road reconstruction.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 111 Views

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks

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6:36:39 PM - 7:02:02 PM
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks

International Telecasts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the state of the eurozone. She said “considerable progress” was being made, but that most eurozone countries must implement the structural reforms needed to reduce government debt levels. Following her remarks, she answered questions.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 165 Views

Labor and Employment Law

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7:06:52 PM - 8:02:05 PM
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Labor and Employment Law

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Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment law. 
Clemon marched with Martin Luther King and was one of the first two african-americans elected to the Alabama Senate since Reconstruction . He fought against Gov. George Wallace 's exclusion of african-american citizens from state boards and agencies and the reinstatement of the death penalty. Jimmy Carter in 1980 appointed Clemon as Alabama’s first african-american federal judge when he nominated him for a seat on the U.S. District Court. He later became the chief judge of the Northern District. He was the trial judge in the Ledbetter v. Goodyear case and in several multi-district cases.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 217 Views

Missouri State of the State Address

LIVE

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8:02:11 PM - 8:59:17 PM
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Missouri State of the State Address

State Legislature

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the Missouri House of Representatives chamber in the state Capitol.

0 hours, 57 minutes | 234 Views

Real ID Program

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9:03:41 PM - 9:57:17 PM
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9:03:41 PM - 9:57:17 PM

Real ID Program

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 828 Views

Foreign and Defense Policy

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9:59:41 PM - 11:20:35 PM
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9:59:41 PM - 11:20:35 PM

Foreign and Defense Policy

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign policy and national security will be handled in his second term. American Enterprise Institute defense and security policy analyst, Thomas Donnelly said the U.S. has failed to manage global security threats in ways that create a safer environment, and added that this failure is leaving future generations with fewer capabilities to deal with such issues.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 177 Views

Issues Facing America's States

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11:23:50 PM - 12:35:59 AM
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Issues Facing America's States

Call-In

Josh Goodman provided an overview of what America’s states are facing. Topics included their economic situation, budgets, legislative priorities, social issues and political dynamics. He also talked about trends in economic turnarounds, regional connections, and the states' relationships with the federal government.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 252 Views

Rhode Island State of the State Address

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12:39:23 AM - 1:07:23 AM
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Rhode Island State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered his annual state of the state address to the state legislature, laying out a budget plan that included no new taxes but investments in education and infrastructure. He also promised to craft new gun control legislation in response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and he called on the state to enact marriage equality for all.
Courtesy of Capitol Television.

0 hours, 28 minutes | 119 Views

Iowa State of the State Address

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1:09:17 AM - 1:42:17 AM
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1:09:17 AM - 1:42:17 AM

Iowa State of the State Address

State Legislature

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) delivered an address on the condition of the state to a joint session of the legislature in the Statehouse. He pushed for a plan to cut commercial property taxes and investment in education reform and job training initiatives.

0 hours, 33 minutes | 111 Views

Alaska State of the State Address

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1:45:02 AM - 2:11:11 AM
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1:45:02 AM - 2:11:11 AM

Alaska State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Sean Parnell gave his annual state of the state address before a joint session of the legislature in the House chamber, urging the lawmakers to make wise political decisions to strengthen Alaska.

0 hours, 26 minutes | 105 Views

Missouri State of the State Address

LIVE

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2:12:05 AM - 3:08:59 AM
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2:12:05 AM - 3:08:59 AM

Missouri State of the State Address

State Legislature

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the Missouri House of Representatives chamber in the state Capitol.

0 hours, 56 minutes | 234 Views

Real ID Program

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3:13:23 AM - 4:07:11 AM
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3:13:23 AM - 4:07:11 AM

Real ID Program

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.

0 hours, 53 minutes | 828 Views

Foreign and Defense Policy

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4:09:23 AM - 5:30:17 AM
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4:09:23 AM - 5:30:17 AM

Foreign and Defense Policy

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign policy and national security will be handled in his second term. American Enterprise Institute defense and security policy analyst, Thomas Donnelly said the U.S. has failed to manage global security threats in ways that create a safer environment, and added that this failure is leaving future generations with fewer capabilities to deal with such issues.

1 hours, 20 minutes | 177 Views

Issues Facing America's States

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5:36:17 AM - 6:48:26 AM

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5:36:17 AM - 6:48:26 AM

Issues Facing America's States

Call-In

Josh Goodman provided an overview of what America’s states are facing. Topics included their economic situation, budgets, legislative priorities, social issues and political dynamics. He also talked about trends in economic turnarounds, regional connections, and the states' relationships with the federal government.

1 hours, 12 minutes | 252 Views