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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Is ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Is health care a 'right'?” The question came from the previous week’s failed effort by President Trump and House Republicans to replace the Affordable Care Act with their American Health Care Act. 6:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. The President Will See You Now ; Peggy Grande, who worked for former President Ronald Reagan after he left the White House and ... Peggy Grande, who worked for former President Ronald Reagan after he left the White House and returned to California, talked about her book The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons from Ronald Reagan’s Final Years, in which she recalls her ten years with the former president and remembers the late president’s personal and professional relationships. 6:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Elaine Jones Oral History Interview ; Elaine Jones spoke about her life and career. Ms. Jones served as president and director-counsel ... Elaine Jones spoke about her life and career. Ms. Jones served as president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund from 1993 to 2004, the first woman to hold the position. Ms. Jones was also the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Virginia School of Law and the first African American to serve on the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors. This interview is from the “Explorations in Black Leadership” project, co-directed by University of Virginia professors Phyllis Leffler and Julian Bond.
8:06 am ET Approx. 52 min. LIVE Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis on the Week Ahead ; ; Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional ... Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional Republicans following their previous week failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act with their own American Health Care Act. 8:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators and the State of the Net Conference, Part 2 ; ; Matt Lira and Lior Div talked about privacy and cybersecurity while attending the “State of ... Matt Lira and Lior Div talked about privacy and cybersecurity while attending the “State of the Net” conference at the Newseum. Matt Lira is a senior adviser to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and Lior Div is the CEO and co-founder of Cybereason. 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Congress and Democracy Around the World ; ; House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivered remarks one day after his ... House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivered remarks one day after his committee heard testimony on Russian tampering in the U.S. presidential election. He spoke about the United States' role in promoting and protecting democracy around the world. He said America’s established institutions, despite evolving party dynamics and disagreements, should realize and maintain their roles as the world’s democratic ideal, and that the U.S. and its leaders need to work together and counter the activities of Russia and other regimes acting to disrupt the progress of liberal democracies.
9:01 am ET Approx. 34 min. LIVE Chris Mihm on Federal Waste, Fraud, and Abuse ; Christopher Mihm on the 2017 Government Accountability Office’s "High Risk List", a look at ... Christopher Mihm on the 2017 Government Accountability Office’s "High Risk List", a look at federal programs vulnerable to waste, fraud and abuse. 8:32 am ET Approx. 9 min. Interview with Representative Dwight Evans ; Representative Dwight Evans (D-PA) spoke with C-SPAN for a House freshman profile interview. ... Representative Dwight Evans (D-PA) spoke with C-SPAN for a House freshman profile interview. Representative Evans, who represents Pennsylvania’s 2nd Congressional District, outlined some of his legislative priorities, including food insecurity and education. He also talked about why he has a framed picture of the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall on a wall in his office. 9:26 am ET Approx. 40 min. Combating ISIS ; Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss ... Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss global efforts in combating ISIS.* The meeting was a gathering of 68 members who make up the Global Coalition, an international body created in 2014 committed to working together to reduce the threat of ISIS. In his opening remarks, he updated members on the progress in the fight against ISIS but stressed what he called the need for more allies to pull their weight. Following Secretary Tillerson’s remarks, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi addressed the meeting.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
9:37 am ET Approx. 23 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comment on the question: “Should ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comment on the question: “Should Supreme Court justices have lifetime appointments?” 8:42 am ET Approx. 13 min. Interview with Representative Claudia Tenney ; Representative Claudia Tenney (R-NY) spoke to C-SPAN for a House freshman profile interview. She ... Representative Claudia Tenney (R-NY) spoke to C-SPAN for a House freshman profile interview. She talked about wanting to be an artist at one point and how she eventually ended up running for public office. She outlined some of her legislative priorities including repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and job creation. 10:06 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Endrew F. v. Douglas City School District Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, which ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, which concerns the level of support public schools are required to give students with disabilities. In 1975 Congress passed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act that requires school districts to provide individually designed public education for each child with a disability in exchange for federal funds for these services. Endrew F. is an autistic child whose parents argue that their son’s public school education did not go far enough in helping him. They appealed a lower court’s decision denying their request to be reimbursed for sending him to a private school.

This program contains the audio recording released by the court. Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke. Justice Thomas did not speak.
10:04 am ET Approx. 52 min. Secretary Mnuchin on Health Care and Tax Reform ; ; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in an interview with Axios co-founder Mike Allen gave an update ... Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in an interview with Axios co-founder Mike Allen gave an update on President Trump’s trade agenda, saying NAFTA would be the first major agreement up for review. In addition, Secretary Mnuchin said he was optimistic about passing the Republican replacement bill for the Affordable Care At and comprehensive tax reform. He also spoke about his relationship with President Trump, infrastructure investment, and cybersecurity in the financial sector. 9:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Part 1 The confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch continued before the Senate ... The confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch continued before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Members of the American Bar Association, former law clerks and members from other groups, such as the Sierra Club, testified before the committee on Judge Gorsuch’s qualifications. 11:13 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and ... Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee about his nomination to be agriculture secretary. He pledged to be a strong advocate for farmers and rural communities and stressed the importance of trade to the agriculture industry. Ranking Member Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) raised concerns about the proposed White House budget cuts to farm programs. Other issues addressed included crop insurance, forest management, immigrant labor, and farm bill reauthorization. Former U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Representative David Scott (D-GA) provided introductory remarks in support of Mr. Perdue.
11:02 am ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Thomas Sowell ; Thomas Sowell, who recently ended the syndicated column that he had for 25 years, talked about his ... Thomas Sowell, who recently ended the syndicated column that he had for 25 years, talked about his life and career. He also talked about his love of photography, which he has been engaged in, both professionally and as a hobby, since 1950. 12:02 pm ET Approx. 14 min. LIVE Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch ; The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court ... The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court associate justice. Democratic committee members requested a one-week delay on voting Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation. 1:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing ; Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Attorney General ... Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared at the beginning of the briefing to urge cities to comply with immigration laws or risk losing federal grants.
12:05 pm ET Approx. 26 min. Vice President Pence on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch ; Vice President Mike Pence talked about taxes to a group of small business owners at Foster Supply ... Vice President Mike Pence talked about taxes to a group of small business owners at Foster Supply in Scott Depot, West Virginia. He also mentioned health care and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court. He was introduced by the Small Business Administration administrator. 12:21 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Health Care and the Pharmaceutical Industry ; Pfizer CEO Ian Read delivered remarks on health care and the pharmaceutical industry. He said he ... Pfizer CEO Ian Read delivered remarks on health care and the pharmaceutical industry. He said he opposed any legislation that placed price controls on pharmaceutical drugs, calling it bad policy. He also outlined recommendations on how to improve America’s health care system. These recommendations included the need for more incentives in health care prevention and eliminating the approval backlog for generics. 2:44 pm ET Approx. 48 min. National Association for Business Economics Conference, Peter Navarro Remarks ; ; Peter Navarro gave the opening keynote address at an economic policy conference hosted by the ... Peter Navarro gave the opening keynote address at an economic policy conference hosted by the National Association for Business Economics. After his speech he participated in a moderated question-and-answer session with the audience. Most of Mr. Navarro’s remarks focused on the trade policy goals of the Trump administration, and he stressed the president’s desire to use trade and tax policy to boost overall business growth, in particular in the manufacturing sector.
12:35 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith Adam Smith (D-WA, the House Armed Services Committee ranking member, talked about the Trump ... Adam Smith (D-WA, the House Armed Services Committee ranking member, talked about the Trump administration’s defense budget, his assessment of Defense Secretary James Mattis, military alliances, North Korea, and the terrorist attack in London. 1:28 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators and the State of the Net Conference, Part 2 ; ; Matt Lira and Lior Div talked about privacy and cybersecurity while attending the “State of ... Matt Lira and Lior Div talked about privacy and cybersecurity while attending the “State of the Net” conference at the Newseum. Matt Lira is a senior adviser to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and Lior Div is the CEO and co-founder of Cybereason. 3:32 pm ET Approx. 57 min. National Association for Business Economics Conference, Monetary Outlook ; ; Panelists talked about the monetary policies that had helped and hindered economic growth in ... Panelists talked about the monetary policies that had helped and hindered economic growth in recent years. They focused on the tacks federal officials might take in the coming months to stimulate further economic growth while also keeping inflation under control. Speakers included a former Federal Reserve Board official.

“Outlook for Monetary Policy and the Fed’s Balance Sheet” was a session of the National Association for Business Economics' economic policy conference.
1:10 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis on the Week Ahead ; ; Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional ... Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional Republicans following their previous week failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act with their own American Health Care Act. 2:03 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis on the Week Ahead ; ; Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional ... Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional Republicans following their previous week failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act with their own American Health Care Act. 4:33 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. LIVE American Israel Public Affairs Committee Annual Conference House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, and Representatives Kevin McCarthy ... House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, and Representatives Kevin McCarthy (D-CA), Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Nita Lowey (D-NY), and Kay Granger (R-TX) spoke at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference.
1:59 pm ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House convened for one-minute speeches. The House convened for one-minute speeches. 2:59 pm ET Approx. 3 hr. 25 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate resumed debate on the protocol to a treaty allowing the nation of Montenegro to join ... The Senate resumed debate on the protocol to a treaty allowing the nation of Montenegro to join the NATO alliance. 6:31 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Ambassador Haley on Nuclear Weapons ; ; U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was joined by her British and French counterparts in ... U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was joined by her British and French counterparts in announcing their protest of a United Nations General Assembly debate on a prospective global ban on nuclear weapons. All told, about 40 nations would be skipping the talks, Ambassador Haley said. She explained that the U.S. and its allies viewed keeping their nuclear stockpiles as a security measure for their citizens, and that North Korea’s nuclear ambitions made global disarmament talks impractical. The British and French representatives said their countries remained committed to pursuing nuclear anti-proliferation goals through other international frameworks.
2:08 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and ... Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee about his nomination to be agriculture secretary. He pledged to be a strong advocate for farmers and rural communities and stressed the importance of trade to the agriculture industry. Ranking Member Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) raised concerns about the proposed White House budget cuts to farm programs. Other issues addressed included crop insurance, forest management, immigrant labor, and farm bill reauthorization. Former U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Representative David Scott (D-GA) provided introductory remarks in support of Mr. Perdue. 6:29 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Majority Leader McConnell on Supreme Court Nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) encouraged Democrats to drop any thoughts of ... Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) encouraged Democrats to drop any thoughts of filibustering Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to become the next Supreme Court justice. 6:46 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Stephen Harper at AIPAC Policy Conference ; Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke about why it’s important for the U.S. ... Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke about why it’s important for the U.S. and other western nations to support Israel. Mr. Harper was one of many featured speakers at the annual U.S.-Israel policy conference hosted by AIPAC in Washington, DC.
4:33 pm ET Approx. 25 min. Chris Mihm on Federal Waste, Fraud, and Abuse ; Christopher Mihm on the 2017 Government Accountability Office’s "High Risk List", a look at ... Christopher Mihm on the 2017 Government Accountability Office’s "High Risk List", a look at federal programs vulnerable to waste, fraud and abuse. 6:37 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Senator Schumer on Russia and Health Care Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked first about investigations into the Trump ... Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked first about investigations into the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia. He also spoke about failed Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. He mentioned a willingness to work with the president on health care and asked for the president to rescind some of his executive orders related to the Affordable Care Act. He finished by talking about tax reform efforts, warning that Republicans should heed the lessons of what just happened with health care. 7:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing ; Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Attorney General ... Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared at the beginning of the briefing to urge cities to comply with immigration laws or risk losing federal grants.
5:01 pm ET Approx. 23 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The House considered three bills under suspension of the rules dealing with natural disaster ... The House considered three bills under suspension of the rules dealing with natural disaster recovery efforts. 6:50 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Combating ISIS ; Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss ... Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss global efforts in combating ISIS.* The meeting was a gathering of 68 members who make up the Global Coalition, an international body created in 2014 committed to working together to reduce the threat of ISIS. In his opening remarks, he updated members on the progress in the fight against ISIS but stressed what he called the need for more allies to pull their weight. Following Secretary Tillerson’s remarks, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi addressed the meeting.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
8:10 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Defense Budget and Readiness Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified on ... Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified on the U.S. military’s readiness and the fiscal year 2018 budget. Much of the focus of the hearing was on the impact of budget restrictions, many of them related to the 2011 Budget Control Act, on the military’s overseas offensive and defensive abilities. Subcommittee members questioned the two Pentagon leaders on the possible effects of various budget cuts on military installations or projects in their states.
5:27 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch ; The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court ... The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court associate justice. Democratic committee members requested a one-week delay on voting Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation. 7:34 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Interview with Representative Lloyd Smucker ; Representative Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) spoke with C-SPAN for a House freshman profile interview. He ... Representative Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) spoke with C-SPAN for a House freshman profile interview. He is serving his first term representing the 16th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. He was born into an Amish family and is the tenth child out of twelve. Representative Smucker talked about how he convinced his parents to let him leave the Amish community to go to high school. He eventually started his own construction company and is now a new member of the 115th Congress. 9:57 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Combating ISIS ; Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss ... Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss global efforts in combating ISIS.* The meeting was a gathering of 68 members who make up the Global Coalition, an international body created in 2014 committed to working together to reduce the threat of ISIS. In his opening remarks, he updated members on the progress in the fight against ISIS but stressed what he called the need for more allies to pull their weight. Following Secretary Tillerson’s remarks, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi addressed the meeting.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
5:39 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis on the Week Ahead ; ; Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional ... Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional Republicans following their previous week failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act with their own American Health Care Act. 7:47 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch ; The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court ... The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court associate justice. Democratic committee members requested a one-week delay on voting Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation. 10:38 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Highway Infrastructure ; Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), the ranking member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, and ... Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), the ranking member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, and Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA), chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, both delivered remarks on U.S. infrastructure and its funding challenges to members of the Association of American Highway and Transportation Officials. Both leaders stressed the importance of pressing House and Senate members to pursue a multimodal infrastructure bill as soon as possible, and discussed potential ways to pay for projects.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. LIVE House Session, Part 3 House members voted on three bills under suspension of the rules dealing with natural disaster ... House members voted on three bills under suspension of the rules dealing with natural disaster recovery efforts. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators and the State of the Net Conference, Part 2 ; ; Matt Lira and Lior Div talked about privacy and cybersecurity while attending the “State of ... Matt Lira and Lior Div talked about privacy and cybersecurity while attending the “State of the Net” conference at the Newseum. Matt Lira is a senior adviser to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and Lior Div is the CEO and co-founder of Cybereason. 11:15 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and ... Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee about his nomination to be agriculture secretary. He pledged to be a strong advocate for farmers and rural communities and stressed the importance of trade to the agriculture industry. Ranking Member Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) raised concerns about the proposed White House budget cuts to farm programs. Other issues addressed included crop insurance, forest management, immigrant labor, and farm bill reauthorization. Former U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Representative David Scott (D-GA) provided introductory remarks in support of Mr. Perdue.
8:31 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Vice President Pence at AIPAC Policy Conference Vice President Pence reaffirmed the Trump administration’s support and defense of Israel. In ... Vice President Pence reaffirmed the Trump administration’s support and defense of Israel. In his speech, he said the administration was seriously considering moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. 8:32 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Genetically Modified Foods Food and agricultural experts talked about the controversy surrounding genetically modified crops ... Food and agricultural experts talked about the controversy surrounding genetically modified crops and environmental sustainability. Genetically modified organisms, also known as GMOs, are a result of organisms whose DNA has been genetically modified or altered. 1:42 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing ; Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Attorney General ... Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared at the beginning of the briefing to urge cities to comply with immigration laws or risk losing federal grants.
9:03 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Ambassador Haley on Nuclear Weapons ; ; U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was joined by her British and French counterparts in ... U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was joined by her British and French counterparts in announcing their protest of a United Nations General Assembly debate on a prospective global ban on nuclear weapons. All told, about 40 nations would be skipping the talks, Ambassador Haley said. She explained that the U.S. and its allies viewed keeping their nuclear stockpiles as a security measure for their citizens, and that North Korea’s nuclear ambitions made global disarmament talks impractical. The British and French representatives said their countries remained committed to pursuing nuclear anti-proliferation goals through other international frameworks. 9:42 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Senator Schumer on Russia and Health Care Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked first about investigations into the Trump ... Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked first about investigations into the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia. He also spoke about failed Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. He mentioned a willingness to work with the president on health care and asked for the president to rescind some of his executive orders related to the Affordable Care Act. He finished by talking about tax reform efforts, warning that Republicans should heed the lessons of what just happened with health care. 2:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Defense Budget and Readiness Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified on ... Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified on the U.S. military’s readiness and the fiscal year 2018 budget. Much of the focus of the hearing was on the impact of budget restrictions, many of them related to the 2011 Budget Control Act, on the military’s overseas offensive and defensive abilities. Subcommittee members questioned the two Pentagon leaders on the possible effects of various budget cuts on military installations or projects in their states.
9:15 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch ; The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court ... The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court associate justice. Democratic committee members requested a one-week delay on voting Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation. 9:56 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. SEC Nominee Confirmation Hearing The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing for ... The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing for Securities and Exchange nominee Jay Clayton, a Wall Street attorney who has represented several prominent investment firms, including Goldman Sachs. Members of the committee asked Mr. Clayton about his experience on Wall Street and his views on several regulatory cases, cybersecurity challenges and his possible conflicts of interest. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) pressed Mr. Clayton on his conflicts of interest and potential recusals and asked how that would affect future SEC votes. If confirmed, Mr. Clayton said he would not be able to vote on issues concerning his clients at his firm Sullivan and Cromwell for two years. 4:36 am ET Approx. 40 min. Combating ISIS ; Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss ... Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss global efforts in combating ISIS.* The meeting was a gathering of 68 members who make up the Global Coalition, an international body created in 2014 committed to working together to reduce the threat of ISIS. In his opening remarks, he updated members on the progress in the fight against ISIS but stressed what he called the need for more allies to pull their weight. Following Secretary Tillerson’s remarks, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi addressed the meeting.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
9:30 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis on the Week Ahead ; ; Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional ... Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional Republicans following their previous week failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act with their own American Health Care Act. 12:23 am ET Approx. 12 min. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt at National League of Cities Conference ; Environmental Protection Agence Administrator Scott Pruitt delivered keynote remarks at the ... Environmental Protection Agence Administrator Scott Pruitt delivered keynote remarks at the National League of Cities conference. He outlined EPA priorities for working with local communities. 5:18 am ET Approx. 34 min. Highway Infrastructure ; Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), the ranking member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, and ... Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), the ranking member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, and Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA), chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, both delivered remarks on U.S. infrastructure and its funding challenges to members of the Association of American Highway and Transportation Officials. Both leaders stressed the importance of pressing House and Senate members to pursue a multimodal infrastructure bill as soon as possible, and discussed potential ways to pay for projects.
10:24 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Online Extremist Recruitment and Propaganda British Minister for Internet Safety and Security Baroness Joanna Shields delivered keynote ... British Minister for Internet Safety and Security Baroness Joanna Shields delivered keynote remarks at forum countering online radicalism and extremism. She outlined efforts by the U.K. to counter online extremist recruitment and propaganda by ISIS. George Washington University Extremism Program Director Lorenzo Vidino delivered introductory remarks. 12:39 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Genetically Modified Foods Food and agricultural experts talked about the controversy surrounding genetically modified crops ... Food and agricultural experts talked about the controversy surrounding genetically modified crops and environmental sustainability. Genetically modified organisms, also known as GMOs, are a result of organisms whose DNA has been genetically modified or altered. 5:55 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and ... Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue (R) testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee about his nomination to be agriculture secretary. He pledged to be a strong advocate for farmers and rural communities and stressed the importance of trade to the agriculture industry. Ranking Member Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) raised concerns about the proposed White House budget cuts to farm programs. Other issues addressed included crop insurance, forest management, immigrant labor, and farm bill reauthorization. Former U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Representative David Scott (D-GA) provided introductory remarks in support of Mr. Perdue.
10:54 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. GWU - Online Radicalization - Panel Discussion The George Washington University Extremism Program hosted a forum with technology experts and ... The George Washington University Extremism Program hosted a forum with technology experts and government officials on countering online radicalization and extremism. This portion of the event included a panel discussion on encryption technologies and the challenges they pose to law enforcement and counterterrorism operations. Panelists included FBI General Counsel James Baker and European Commission Internal Security Director Luigi Soreca. 1:49 am ET Approx. 10 min. Senator Schumer on Russia and Health Care Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked first about investigations into the Trump ... Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked first about investigations into the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia. He also spoke about failed Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. He mentioned a willingness to work with the president on health care and asked for the president to rescind some of his executive orders related to the Affordable Care Act. He finished by talking about tax reform efforts, warning that Republicans should heed the lessons of what just happened with health care.
12:31 am ET Approx. 6 min. AIPAC Policy Conference: Rep. Lowey (D-NY) and Rep. Granger (R-TX) ; The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. ... The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. This portion featured comments from Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Rep. Kay Granger (R-CA) about why they support Israel. 2:02 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. SEC Nominee Confirmation Hearing The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing for ... The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing for Securities and Exchange nominee Jay Clayton, a Wall Street attorney who has represented several prominent investment firms, including Goldman Sachs. Members of the committee asked Mr. Clayton about his experience on Wall Street and his views on several regulatory cases, cybersecurity challenges and his possible conflicts of interest. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) pressed Mr. Clayton on his conflicts of interest and potential recusals and asked how that would affect future SEC votes. If confirmed, Mr. Clayton said he would not be able to vote on issues concerning his clients at his firm Sullivan and Cromwell for two years.
12:37 am ET Approx. 17 min. AIPAC Policy Conference: Amb. Haley The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. ... The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. This portion featured comments from U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley on how she planned to approach Middle East policy in the U.N. with particular focus and priority on protecting and strengthening Israel. 4:31 am ET Approx. 50 min. Radio Television Digital News Foundation First Amendment Awards Dinner, Part 1 The Radio Television Digital News Foundation hosted its annual First Amendment awards dinner to ... The Radio Television Digital News Foundation hosted its annual First Amendment awards dinner to honor journalists and news industry leaders. The pre-dinner ceremony included opening remarks and award speeches by Mark Halperin, John Heilemann, Stanley Hubbard. The event was hosted by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews.
12:55 am ET Approx. 20 min. AIPAC Policy Conference: Speaker Ryan (R-WI) The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. ... The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. This portion features comments from House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) on the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship. 5:22 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Radio Television Digital News Foundation First Amendment Awards Dinner, Part 2 The Radio Television Digital News Foundation hosted its annual First Amendment awards dinner to ... The Radio Television Digital News Foundation hosted its annual First Amendment awards dinner to honor journalists and news industry leaders. The post-dinner ceremony included remarks by NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, and CBS reporter Bill Whitaker. MSNBC’s Chris Matthews emceed the dinner.
1:15 am ET Approx. 14 min. AIPAC Policy Conference: Rep. Hoyer (D-MD) and Rep. McCarthy (R-CA) ; The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. ... The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. This portion features comments from House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) about their support of Israel. 6:24 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Women in Combat Roles The Institute of World Politics and the Foreign Policy Initiative hosted a discussion on women in ... The Institute of World Politics and the Foreign Policy Initiative hosted a discussion on women in combat. Naval Postgraduate School Professor Anna Simons talked about the challenges and changes to the military since the 2015 decision to allow women in combat units.
1:30 am ET Approx. 4 min. AIPAC Policy Conference: Rep. Napolitano (D-CA) The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. ... The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its annual conference in Washington, DC. This portion featured brief remarks from Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) about water desalination and recycling efforts in California, and the influence of Israel’s water conservation efforts.
1:52 am ET Approx. 20 min. Vice President Pence at AIPAC Policy Conference Vice President Pence reaffirmed the Trump administration’s support and defense of Israel. In ... Vice President Pence reaffirmed the Trump administration’s support and defense of Israel. In his speech, he said the administration was seriously considering moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.
2:23 am ET Approx. 11 min. Ambassador Haley on Nuclear Weapons ; ; U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was joined by her British and French counterparts in ... U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was joined by her British and French counterparts in announcing their protest of a United Nations General Assembly debate on a prospective global ban on nuclear weapons. All told, about 40 nations would be skipping the talks, Ambassador Haley said. She explained that the U.S. and its allies viewed keeping their nuclear stockpiles as a security measure for their citizens, and that North Korea’s nuclear ambitions made global disarmament talks impractical. The British and French representatives said their countries remained committed to pursuing nuclear anti-proliferation goals through other international frameworks.
2:35 am ET Approx. 11 min. Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch ; The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court ... The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court associate justice. Democratic committee members requested a one-week delay on voting Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation.
2:47 am ET Approx. 52 min. Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis on the Week Ahead ; ; Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional ... Gabby Morrongiello and Mike Lillis talked about the Trump administration and congressional Republicans following their previous week failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act with their own American Health Care Act.
3:39 am ET Approx. 30 min. Online Extremist Recruitment and Propaganda British Minister for Internet Safety and Security Baroness Joanna Shields delivered keynote ... British Minister for Internet Safety and Security Baroness Joanna Shields delivered keynote remarks at forum countering online radicalism and extremism. She outlined efforts by the U.K. to counter online extremist recruitment and propaganda by ISIS. George Washington University Extremism Program Director Lorenzo Vidino delivered introductory remarks.
4:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. GWU - Online Radicalization - Panel Discussion The George Washington University Extremism Program hosted a forum with technology experts and ... The George Washington University Extremism Program hosted a forum with technology experts and government officials on countering online radicalization and extremism. This portion of the event included a panel discussion on encryption technologies and the challenges they pose to law enforcement and counterterrorism operations. Panelists included FBI General Counsel James Baker and European Commission Internal Security Director Luigi Soreca.
5:45 am ET Approx. 11 min. Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch ; The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court ... The Senate Judiciary Committee met to discuss Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to a Supreme Court associate justice. Democratic committee members requested a one-week delay on voting Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation.