C-SPAN Schedule

< Friday, July 25 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 48 min. LIVE Open Phones Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. 6:08 am ET Approx. 53 min. Carbon Pollution Standards for Power Plants Gina McCarthy; Barbara Boxer; David Vitter Administrator Gina McCarthy testified n the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed ... Administrator Gina McCarthy testified n the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon pollution standards for existing power plants. 6:51 am ET Approx. 56 min. Representative Paul Ryan on Poverty Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced proposed policy reforms to reduce poverty in the U.S. ... Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced proposed policy reforms to reduce poverty in the U.S. Following his speech, Representative Ryan and others participated in a panel discussion on the policy implications of his plan and responded to questions from the audience. Representative Ryan’s plan sought to streamline eleven federal anti-poverty programs into one funding stream, which would have allowed states to create flexible programs for their residents.
7:50 am ET Approx. 33 min. LIVE U.S.-Russia Relations Scott Rigell; Peter Slen Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) talked about U.S.-Russia relations and the potential for ... Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) talked about U.S.-Russia relations and the potential for sanctions against Russia’s leaders. Other topics included the federal budget and U.S.-Mexico border security. Representative Rigell was a member of both the House Armed Services and Budget committees. 7:04 am ET Approx. 23 min. K.T. McFarland Remarks Kathleen McFarland K.T. McFarland spoke about the Middle East, Ukraine, Iran and Iraq, as well as the influx of ... K.T. McFarland spoke about the Middle East, Ukraine, Iran and Iraq, as well as the influx of immigrants attempting to cross the U.S. southern border. She said President Obama’s foreign policy was an unmitigated disaster, and that there were now more centrifuges in Iran than Starbucks in America.

“A World of Storms” was part of the Fifth Annual Western Conservative Summit, “American at its Best,” held by the Colorado Christian University Centennial Institute at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver, Colorado.
7:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Housing Finance Reform Mark Calabria; John Maniscalco; Kevin Villani Panelists talked about the housing and mortgage finance system. First, Kevin Villani gave a ... Panelists talked about the housing and mortgage finance system. First, Kevin Villani gave a history of the banking and mortgage system in the United States. Then, Mark Calabria outlined about the causes, effects, and ramifications from the 2008 financial crisis in its impact on the mortgage finance system.
8:26 am ET Approx. 23 min. LIVE Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Zoe Lofgren; Peter Slen Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) talked about the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children ... Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) talked about the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Representative Lofgren was the ranking member of the House Judiciary Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee. 7:29 am ET Approx. 2 hr. Veterans Affairs Improvements, Veterans Organizations Representatives from various veterans service organizations provided their recommendations for the ... Representatives from various veterans service organizations provided their recommendations for the Veterans Affairs Department and gave their views on the nomination of Robert McDonald as secretary of the VA and additional funding for the agency. 9:08 am ET Approx. 22 min. LIVE Campaign Fundraising, Part 1 Elijah Cummings; Darrell Issa The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the alleged abuses of ... The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the alleged abuses of taxpayer funds for political gain by the White House Office of Political Affairs. David Simas, director of the White House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach, was subpoenaed to appear to discuss alleged violations of the Hatch Act. Mr. Simas chose not to appear. The White House contended that Mr. Simas was immune from congressional compulsion to testify on matters relating to his official duties. This was the second time Mr. Simas had been subpoenaed.
8:52 am ET Approx. 51 min. LIVE Open Phones Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. 9:47 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Israeli-Palestinian Resolutions Markup The House Foreign Affairs Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee marked up resolutions that ... The House Foreign Affairs Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee marked up resolutions that addressed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. H. Res. 665 condemned the murder of both Israeli and Palestinian children and the escalating violence in the region. H. Con. Res. 107 denounced the use of civilians as human shields by Hamas and other terrorist organizations. 9:31 am ET Approx. 22 min. Senators on Veterans Affairs Bill Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) along with several Senate Democrats ... Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) along with several Senate Democrats talked about legislation to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The House and Senate conferees had reached an impasse in negotiations on a compromise bill.
9:45 am ET Approx. 12 min. Senator Dick Durbin on Immigrant Children Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about a meeting senators ... Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about a meeting senators held with the presidents of three Central American countries on the problem of unaccompanied immigrant children and the abuse endured by some on their journey to the U.S. even if accompanied by their parents. He referred to his visit to a Chicago refugee center where he saw some of them. He also commented on the provisions for the Israeli defense system included in the Emergency Spending Bill. 10:21 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Unaccompanied Immigrant Children The foreign ministers of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras participated in a panel discussion ... The foreign ministers of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras participated in a panel discussion on the increase in the number of unaccompanied immigrant children attempting to cross the U.S. border. 9:54 am ET Approx. 26 min. Veterans' Health Care Members of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Conference Committee considered amendments to ... Members of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Conference Committee considered amendments to H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014.
10:00 am ET Approx. 4 hr. 59 min. LIVE House Session The House convened for a legislative session. The House convened for a legislative session. 11:30 am ET Approx. 56 min. Representative Paul Ryan on Poverty Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced proposed policy reforms to reduce poverty in the U.S. ... Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced proposed policy reforms to reduce poverty in the U.S. Following his speech, Representative Ryan and others participated in a panel discussion on the policy implications of his plan and responded to questions from the audience. Representative Ryan’s plan sought to streamline eleven federal anti-poverty programs into one funding stream, which would have allowed states to create flexible programs for their residents. 10:20 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. LIVE Federal Criminal Code Witnesses testified at a House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminaliztion Task Force hearing on the ... Witnesses testified at a House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminaliztion Task Force hearing on the number of crimes in the federal code as well as the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee when it comes to the consideration of new federal criminal legislation. Many of the provisions in the federal code were considered outdated or redundant.
4:04 pm ET Approx. 33 min. U.S.-Russia Relations Scott Rigell; Peter Slen Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) talked about U.S.-Russia relations and the potential for ... Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) talked about U.S.-Russia relations and the potential for sanctions against Russia’s leaders. Other topics included the federal budget and U.S.-Mexico border security. Representative Rigell was a member of both the House Armed Services and Budget committees. 12:27 pm ET Approx. 33 min. U.S.-Russia Relations Scott Rigell; Peter Slen Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) talked about U.S.-Russia relations and the potential for ... Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) talked about U.S.-Russia relations and the potential for sanctions against Russia’s leaders. Other topics included the federal budget and U.S.-Mexico border security. Representative Rigell was a member of both the House Armed Services and Budget committees. TBD Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Carbon Pollution Standards for Power Plants Gina McCarthy; Barbara Boxer; David Vitter Administrator Gina McCarthy testified n the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed ... Administrator Gina McCarthy testified n the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon pollution standards for existing power plants.
1:00 pm ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing Josh Earnest Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues.
TBD Approx. 22 min. Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Zoe Lofgren; Peter Slen Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) talked about the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children ... Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) talked about the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Representative Lofgren was the ranking member of the House Judiciary Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee.
TBD Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. Veterans Affairs Improvements, Officials Sloan Gibson; Philip Matkovsky Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson and Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health for Administrative ... Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson and Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health for Administrative Operations Philip Matkovsky testified about the VA’s efforts to address problems facing the department. Topics included Acting Secretary Gibson’s request for 17.6 billion dollars, and his actions in addressing whistleblower retaliation, secret waiting lists, and filing staff vacancies.
TBD Approx. 2 hr. Veterans Affairs Improvements, Veterans Organizations Representatives from various veterans service organizations provided their recommendations for the ... Representatives from various veterans service organizations provided their recommendations for the Veterans Affairs Department and gave their views on the nomination of Robert McDonald as secretary of the VA and additional funding for the agency.