C-SPAN Schedule

< Friday, September 30 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal Program 9/30/2016 Washington Journal Washington Journal 5:01 am ET Approx. 3 hr. 58 min. FBI Oversight Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey testified at an oversight hearing of the ... Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey testified at an oversight hearing of the FBI’s operations. Members focused their questions primarily on the FBI’s handling of the investigation of 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s use of private email servers while serving as secretary of state, and Mr. Comey’s ultimate decision not to recommend charges against her. He defended the quality of the investigation, the integrity of the people involved, and the commitment of bureau agents and employees in the pursuit of justice. 6:17 am ET Approx. 58 min. Counterterrorism Strategy ; House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) unveiled his strategy to defeat ... House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) unveiled his strategy to defeat terrorists and then took questions on the subject, as well as the investigation into the previous-weekend bombings in New York City and New Jersey.
7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. 9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE 7:19 am ET Approx. 22 min. Washington Ideas Forum, CIA Director John Brennan ; U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan was interviewed about issues including ... U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan was interviewed about issues including combating ISIL*, the Syrian conflict, and cyber-security efforts. He responded to the Senate vote overriding the president’s veto of a law which allows families of victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia saying, “the legislation is badly misguided and doesn’t take into account the negative impacts on U.S. national security interests.” Shortly after Mr. Brennan’s remarks, the House also voted to override the president’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA).

This interview was part of the 8th Annual Washington Ideas Forum at the Harman Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C.

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
7:49 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE Maya MacGuineas on the Federal Budget and Campaign 2016 ; Maya MacGuineas talked about the fiscal implications of the national debt and its role in campaign ... Maya MacGuineas talked about the fiscal implications of the national debt and its role in campaign 2016. 10:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Federal Communications Commission Open Meeting Members of the Federal Communications Commission met for the board’s monthly open meeting in ... Members of the Federal Communications Commission met for the board’s monthly open meeting in Washington, DC. They discussed, heard testimony on, and approved three rulemaking measures. The first would improve wireless emergency alerts delivered to cell phones and other mobile devices, the second would relax foreign ownership rules for mass media outlets, and the third would require the commission to take steps to ensure fair distribution of “independent and diverse” video content. Afterward, the commissioners approved a number of personnel-related motions, and adjourned the meeting. 7:44 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. Refugee Resettlement Administration officials testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration & the ... Administration officials testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration & the National Interest about their Fiscal Year 2017 Refugee Resttlement Program. They touched on the vetting and screening process for refugess, as well as answered questions on the potential of terrorists from the Middle East taking advantage of the refugee program.
8:30 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE James Zirin on Politicization of the Supreme Court ; Author James Zirin talked about his new book, Supremely Partisan, in which he argues the ... Author James Zirin talked about his new book, Supremely Partisan, in which he argues the Supreme Court has become increasingly partisan and that its selection of polarizing cases could undermine public confidence in the court. 11:56 am ET Approx. 53 min. Federal Communications Commission News Conference FCC commissioners talked to reporters and answered their questions at a press conference held ... FCC commissioners talked to reporters and answered their questions at a press conference held after the board’s September 2016 open meeting. Tom Wheeler, the FCC chair, first talked about a set-top cable box rulemaking resolution the commission didn’t take up during the meeting as expected. Later, other commissioners took questions on a variety of communications and regulatory topics. 10:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE
9:15 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Politico’s Tony Romm ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Politico’s Tony Romm spoke by phone about oversight of the internet’s domain architecture, which is set to become the responsibility of a multi-nation caretaker community. 12:50 pm ET Approx. 3 hr. 11 min. Federal Reserve Regulatory Oversight Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testified at a hearing on the central bank’s oversight ... Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testified at a hearing on the central bank’s oversight responsibilities for the nation’s financial institutions. She talked about the proposed changes being considered for the annual stress tests given to banks and the Fed’s role in seeing that U.S. lenders are complying with banking rules following the Wells Fargo scandal in which as many as 2 million unauthorized customer accounts were opened. 11:30 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, Part 1 The Atlantic hosted a series of conversations with current and former senior government officials ... The Atlantic hosted a series of conversations with current and former senior government officials about the state of national and homeland security 15 years after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Speakers in this first part of the event included current and former Homeland Security secretaries Jeh Johnson and Tom Ridge, Washington Post reporter and author Joby Warrick, former Obama administration Defense Under Secretary for Policy Michèle Flournoy, former Democratic and Independent senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, and former Republican congressman and House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers of Michigan.
9:20 am ET Approx. 15 min. LIVE Internet Domain Architecture ; 4:01 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Montana Gubernatorial Debate ; Candidates for Montana’s gubernatorial race, incumbent Governor Steve Bullock (D) and Greg ... Candidates for Montana’s gubernatorial race, incumbent Governor Steve Bullock (D) and Greg Gianforte (R), took part in a debate. Topics included coal, gun control, taxes, education, and health care. The event, courtesy of KULR-8 News, was held on the campus of Montana State University. 1:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, Part 2 The Atlantic hosted a series of conversations with current and former senior government officials ... The Atlantic hosted a series of conversations with current and former senior government officials about the state of national and homeland security 15 years after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Speakers in this second part of the event included author and Fordham University National Security Center Director Karen Greenberg, Texas Republican and House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Carlin, and White House Homeland Security Adviser Lisa Monaco.
10:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE 5:00 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Utah Gubernatorial Debate The Utah Debate Commission held a gubernatorial debate at Utah State University between incumbent ... The Utah Debate Commission held a gubernatorial debate at Utah State University between incumbent Governor Gary Herbert (R) and businessman Mike Weinholtz (D). They were asked questions on a variety of topics including education spending, medical marijuana, and health care spending. 3:31 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Combating Terrorism Witnesses testified at a hearing assessing the fight against terrorism 15 years after the ... Witnesses testified at a hearing assessing the fight against terrorism 15 years after the September 11, 2001, attacks. Witnesses included the former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey and Iraq James Jeffrey as well as terrorism and military experts. The witnesses provided an analysis of the U.S. military strategy to combat ISIS* and offered recommendations for dealing with violent extremist ideologies in the Middle East.

* 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.
6:22 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Munk Debate on U.S. Election 5:23 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 22 min. State of Health Insurance Markets A panel of state insurance commissioners appeared before a Senate committee to discuss how health ... A panel of state insurance commissioners appeared before a Senate committee to discuss how health insurance markets had been affected by the federal health care law. They discussed rising health care premiums, the number of consumers receiving coverage, and the reduction of consumer choice due to the consolidation of insurance companies.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening American History TV presented live coverage of the grand opening of the Smithsonian National ... American History TV presented live coverage of the grand opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Speakers included President Obama and the museum’s founding director Lonnie Bunch. First lady Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton were also in attendance. Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis performed a composition created for the opening.