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3:00 am AKT Approx. 30 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do negative ads work?” Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do negative ads work?” 2:44 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on The Pipes Plan Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own ... Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own plan to restructure the American health care system. Ms. Pipes contended that the government’s current plan would neither lower health care costs nor assist in reducing the number of uninsured Americans. The author’s 10-step plan, includes allowing consumers to acquire health insurance across state lines to increase competition and decrease costs and a repeal of the taxes on medical and pharmaceutical companies which, according to the author, hurt investment in new products. Sally Pipes was joined in discussion by Michael Tanner, author of Bad Medicine: A Guide to the Real Costs and Consequences of the Health Care Law and Grace-Marie Turner, co-author of Why ObamaCare Is Wrong for America. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Owcharenko moderated.
“Beyond the Individual Mandate: Why ObamaCare Must Be Repealed” was a program of the Heritage Foundation.
2:43 am AKT Approx. 29 min. Book Discussion on Hall of Heroes A U.S. Army film was set in the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes,” which contains the ... A U.S. Army film was set in the Pentagon’s “Hall of Heroes,” which contains the names of the recipients of the Medal of Honor. The history of the Medal of Honor was and stories of some of the recipients were told using historical footage and re-enactments. Video was included of President Lyndon Johnson presenting the Medal of Honor to members of four services at the Pentagon on May 14, 1968, the day he dedicated the new Hall of Heroes.
“Hall of Heroes” was an episode of the television series “The Big Picture,” produced for the United States Army, which aired on ABC television from 1951 through 1975. The series focused on historic battles, figures, and traditions in U.S. military history.
3:33 am AKT Approx. 30 min. LIVE Governor Brownback on 2012 Election Issues Samuel Brownback; Libby Casey Governor Sam Brownback (R-KS) talked about the issues important to Kansas voters in the 2012 ... Governor Sam Brownback (R-KS) talked about the issues important to Kansas voters in the 2012 election, and he responded to telephone call and electronic communications. Other topics included the economic climate in his state, the 2012 Republlcan presidential field and November elections, and the National Governors Association meeting, which he was attending in Washington, D.C. 4:00 am AKT Approx. 31 min. Consumer Electronics Show C-SPAN visited booths of some of the companies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, ... C-SPAN visited booths of some of the companies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which included demonstrations of some of the newest technology in the fields of solar power, DNA sequencing, health-care robotics and more. 3:13 am AKT Approx. 47 min. 50th Anniversary of Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Mel Carnahan; Margaret Thatcher; James Traer In honor of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s famous “Iron Curtain” ... In honor of the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s famous “Iron Curtain” speech, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher compared the international situations in 1946 and 1996. She emphasized the duality between optimism and uncertainty in the post World War Two world and the post Cold War world.
4:05 am AKT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Targeted Political Ads Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Kenneth Goldstein Kenneth Goldstein talked about the latest technologies in customized political advertising used by ... Kenneth Goldstein talked about the latest technologies in customized political advertising used by political parties and election campaigns, including microtargeting. Microtargeting uses direct marketing data mining, i.e., online and office data collection, to track individual voters and identify potential supporters. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Candidates' ads were shown throughout the program.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
4:35 am AKT Approx. 30 min. Opposition Research and Negative Political Advertising Alan Huffman; Andres Martinez; Michael Rejebian Speakers talked about negative political advertising and the campaign opposition research ... Speakers talked about negative political advertising and the campaign opposition research process. This panel was part of a forum on negative political advertising hosted by the New America Foundation. 4:02 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Future of the World Economy The heads of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund and other global leaders discussed the ... The heads of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund and other global leaders discussed the future of the world economy.
4:48 am AKT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Improper Government Payments Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Beryl Davis Beryl Davis talked about a Government Accountability Office analysis that found federal agencies ... Beryl Davis talked about a Government Accountability Office analysis that found federal agencies sent out over $115 billion in 2011 for improper payments, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how the improper payments happen and how the payments are taken back.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
5:12 am AKT Approx. 14 min. LIVE National Governors Association Closing Session Governors at the closing session talked about and voted on National Governors Association ... Governors at the closing session talked about and voted on National Governors Association committee policies. 5:36 am AKT Approx. 55 min. Leadership Roles for Women Desmond Tutu, Sheryl Sandberg, and the prime minister of Thailand talked about leadership roles ... Desmond Tutu, Sheryl Sandberg, and the prime minister of Thailand talked about leadership roles for women. Among the topics they addressed were education, leadership development programs, providing economic incentives for greater female employment, and social benefits of women’s programs. They responded to questions from the audience.
5:31 am AKT Approx. 28 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. 5:30 am AKT Approx. 52 min. Black Women in American Culture and History Following opening remarks from Attorney General Eric Holder, a panel of Justice Department women ... Following opening remarks from Attorney General Eric Holder, a panel of Justice Department women talked about the contributions of women to law enforcement and the legal profession. Mr. Holder said the government cannot become “complacent” in protecting voting rights and said his department will aggressively enforce the Voting Rights Act. 6:35 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Presidential Recess Appointments Legal experts discussed the constitutionality of presidential recess appointments. Two ... Legal experts discussed the constitutionality of presidential recess appointments. Two panelists argued that the appointments of Richard Cordray to be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director and others were unconstitutional. They noted that the Senate was actually in a pro forma session at the time the president made the appointments. The other two panelists said the president had no choice but to act and had every legal means under the Constitution to do so.
6:02 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Prosecution of Wall Street Banks NYU LAW SCHOOL
The Milbank Tweed Forum:
...
NYU LAW SCHOOL
The Milbank Tweed Forum:
Prosecuting Wall Street
Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney Gen, Criminal Division Eliot Spitzer, Former NY Governor & Attorney General Mary Jo White, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton; Former US Attny for Southern District of NY - (prosecuted John Gotti, WTC Bombers & investigated Pres. Clinton s pardons)
MODERATOR: Neil Barofsky, Center on the Admin of Criminal Law, NYU Law Professor & Former TARP IG
12:25 - 1:50pm NYU Law School, NYC
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6:24 am AKT Approx. 59 min. Eliminating Childhood Hunger Panelists and governors talked about efforts by various state governments to end childhood ... Panelists and governors talked about efforts by various state governments to end childhood hunger. 
This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.
8:35 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 13 min. Ballistic Missile Defense Participants spoke about U.S. ballistic missile defenses and the future of U.S. foreign ... Participants spoke about U.S. ballistic missile defenses and the future of U.S. foreign policy. Among the topics they addressed were the current nature of the nuclear threat, future deterrence strategies, and non-proliferation efforts. They responded to questions from the audience.
7:26 am AKT Approx. 19 min. Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do negative ads work?” Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do negative ads work?” 7:24 am AKT Approx. 23 min. LIVE White House Meeting with State Governors Joseph Biden; David Heineman; Barack Obama President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, D.C. for the National Governors Association annual meeting, In their remarks they focused on the economy, unemployment, and manufacturing. 10:51 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Negative Political Advertising Speakers talked about the impact of negative political advertising on the 2012 ... Speakers talked about the impact of negative political advertising on the 2012 election. Topics included the history of negative ads, the number of ads being put out in 2012, and how those ads affect people’s views on politics. They played several television commercials from past presidential elections and responded to questions from the audience.
7:46 am AKT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Unrest and Violence in Afghanistan John Kirby; George Little John Kirby briefed reporters on recent protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a ... John Kirby briefed reporters on recent protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a U.S. military base. He also answered questions about the killing of two high-ranking U.S. military advisers inside the Afghan Interior Ministry. 7:49 am AKT Approx. 30 min. Prime Minister Putin Campaign Rally Vladimir Putin Russian Prime Minster and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin addressed supporters at an event ... Russian Prime Minster and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin addressed supporters at an event called “Fatherland Day” at the Luzhniki stadium. 12:35 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 43 min. Threats to National Security James Clapper and Lieutenant General Roland Burgess testified on global threats to U.S. national ... James Clapper and Lieutenant General Roland Burgess testified on global threats to U.S. national security. Topics included the possibility than bombings in Syria were linked to al Qaeda, Iran’s nuclear program, security threats in Iraq and Afghanistan, and cyber security threats to the U.S.
8:22 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Ron Paul Remarks on Jobs and the Economy Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he ... Ron Paul spoke to small business owners about jobs and the economy. Following his remarks he met informally with members of the audience , and then spoke to reporters outside the main hall. 8:20 am AKT Approx. 35 min. Implementation of the 2010 Financial Regulations Law Robert Khuzami; Mary Schapiro Mary Schapiro gave an update on the Securities and Exchange Commission 's implementation of the ... Mary Schapiro gave an update on the Securities and Exchange Commission 's implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. She said that following the 2008 financial crisis and the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, the SEC continued to make changes to better protect investors and ensure the integrity of the markets. 3:18 pm AKT Approx. 21 min. LIVE Mitt Romney Campaign Rally W. Romney Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Royal Oak, Michigan. He said he would ... Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Royal Oak, Michigan. He said he would win the Michigan Republican primary being held the following day. He was joined at the Royal Oak Theatre by his wife Ann and musician Kid Rock.
9:42 am AKT Approx. 17 min. Governor Brownback on 2012 Election Issues Samuel Brownback; Libby Casey Governor Sam Brownback (R-KS) talked about the issues important to Kansas voters in the 2012 ... Governor Sam Brownback (R-KS) talked about the issues important to Kansas voters in the 2012 election, and he responded to telephone call and electronic communications. Other topics included the economic climate in his state, the 2012 Republlcan presidential field and November elections, and the National Governors Association meeting, which he was attending in Washington, D.C. 8:56 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. U.S. Policy Options on Iran Panelists discussed U.S. policy options available to address challenges posed by Iran’s ... Panelists discussed U.S. policy options available to address challenges posed by Iran’s nuclear program. Among the topics they addressed were the possibility of military action and likely consequences, economic sanctions, the role of Israel, and non-proliferation programs. They responded to questions from the audience. 3:43 pm AKT Approx. 51 min. Global Drug Policy Richard Branson; Ruth Dreiffus The British Home Affairs Committee held a hearing on international drug policy. The British Home Affairs Committee held a hearing on international drug policy.
10:00 am AKT Approx. 14 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 1) H.R. 1433 - Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. James ... 1) H.R. 1433 - Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. James Sensenbrenner / Judiciary Committee)
2) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 347 - Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Rooney / Judiciary Committee)
10:00 am AKT Approx. 5 hr. 5 min. LIVE Senate Session Following leader remarks, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) was recognized to deliver President George ... Following leader remarks, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) was recognized to deliver President George Washington’s farewell address. Senators also debated the nomination of Margo Kitsy Brodie to be a U.S. district judge for the eastern district of New York. 4:36 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Chronic Pain Treatment Medical doctors testified on Americans suffering from chronic pain. They focused on ... Medical doctors testified on Americans suffering from chronic pain. They focused on preventative treatment and research into chronic pain, as well as myths about causes of chronic pain.
10:17 am AKT Approx. 23 min. White House Meeting with State Governors Joseph Biden; David Heineman; Barack Obama President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, D.C. for the National Governors Association annual meeting, In their remarks they focused on the economy, unemployment, and manufacturing. 3:07 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Reading of President George Washington's Farewell Address Jeanne Shaheen Senator Shaheen (D-NH) read George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address. The reading is ... Senator Shaheen (D-NH) read George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address. The reading is done annually in the Senate. 6:30 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Leadership in the Senate Former Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SC) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about their experiences ... Former Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SC) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about their experiences leading the Senate.
10:41 am AKT Approx. 13 min. National Governors Association Closing Session Governors at the closing session talked about and voted on National Governors Association ... Governors at the closing session talked about and voted on National Governors Association committee policies. 3:27 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. Rick Santorum Campaign Rally Rick Santorum spoke to supporters at the Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo, ... Rick Santorum spoke to supporters at the Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Among the topics he addressed were federal tax and spending policies, the role of religion in politics, health care, and social issues such as contraception and same-sex marriage. 7:47 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Women in Political Office The organization Political Parity hosted an event to announce a national campaign to double the ... The organization Political Parity hosted an event to announce a national campaign to double the number of women in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and in governor seats. Following their remarks the y responded to questions from the audience.
10:56 am AKT Approx. 33 min. Unrest and Violence in Afghanistan John Kirby; George Little John Kirby briefed reporters on recent protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a ... John Kirby briefed reporters on recent protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a U.S. military base. He also answered questions about the killing of two high-ranking U.S. military advisers inside the Afghan Interior Ministry. 4:23 pm AKT Approx. 31 min. Consumer Electronics Show C-SPAN visited booths of some of the companies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, ... C-SPAN visited booths of some of the companies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which included demonstrations of some of the newest technology in the fields of solar power, DNA sequencing, health-care robotics and more. 9:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Energy Efficiencies and Renewables Chair: MIGUEL A. PULIDO Mayor of Santa Ana
Remarks: TOM VILSACK Secretary U.S. Department ...
Chair: MIGUEL A. PULIDO Mayor of Santa Ana
Remarks: TOM VILSACK Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rep. FRANK PALLONE, JR. U.S. House of Representatives (NJ)
ARUN MAJUMDAR Director, Office of Advanced Research Projects Agency Dept. of Energy
Keystone Oil Pipeline
KITTY PIERCY Mayor of Eugene
11:32 am AKT Approx. 28 min. Improper Government Payments Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Beryl Davis Beryl Davis talked about a Government Accountability Office analysis that found federal agencies ... Beryl Davis talked about a Government Accountability Office analysis that found federal agencies sent out over $115 billion in 2011 for improper payments, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how the improper payments happen and how the payments are taken back.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
4:57 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 49 min. Cyber Security Act of 2012 Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the ... Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the Homeland Security Department power to identify vulnerabilities and set regulations requiring operators of critical networks to improve security or face penalties. 10:16 pm AKT Approx. 50 min. Global Drug Policy Richard Branson; Ruth Dreiffus The British Home Affairs Committee held a hearing on international drug policy. The British Home Affairs Committee held a hearing on international drug policy.
12:01 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 Henry Johnson; Thomas Rooney; Lamar Smith 1) H.R. 1433 - Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. James ... 1) H.R. 1433 - Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. James Sensenbrenner / Judiciary Committee)
2) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 347 - Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Rooney / Judiciary Committee)
7:48 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. New State Voter Identification Laws Laura Murphy; Tejinder Singh; Hans Von Spakovsky Civil rights experts talked about the current status and impact of new state voter identification ... Civil rights experts talked about the current status and impact of new state voter identification laws. Hans Von Spakovsky said the laws do not suppress voter turnout and help address the problem of voter fraud, while Laura Murphy said the laws amount to a poll tax that disproportionately impacts minority groups and the poor. 11:09 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Chronic Pain Treatment Medical doctors testified on Americans suffering from chronic pain. They focused on ... Medical doctors testified on Americans suffering from chronic pain. They focused on preventative treatment and research into chronic pain, as well as myths about causes of chronic pain.
12:17 pm AKT Approx. 52 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. The continued violence in Afghanistan ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. The continued violence in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans and its possible affect on the Obama administration’s drawdown strategy was a major focus. 8:51 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Role of the National Guard Panelists talked about the changing role of the National Guard, and federal-state cooperation in ... Panelists talked about the changing role of the National Guard, and federal-state cooperation in providing homeland defense and public safety. Among the topics they addressed were federal and state funding, disaster response, the guard’s combat missions, and mission changes since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S.
This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.
1:05 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Leadership in the Senate Former Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SC) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about their experiences ... Former Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SC) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about their experiences leading the Senate.
1:12 pm AKT Approx. 51 min. State Economies Governors spoke about an economic initiative proposed by Gov Heineman (R-NE). The goal of the ... Governors spoke about an economic initiative proposed by Gov Heineman (R-NE). The goal of the initiative was to provide governors and state policymakers with better policy options to assess the economic environment in their state, and to create strategies designed to foster growth. 
This program was part of the National Governor’s Association conference.
10:21 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 49 min. Cyber Security Act of 2012 Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the ... Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the Homeland Security Department power to identify vulnerabilities and set regulations requiring operators of critical networks to improve security or face penalties. 2:22 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Women in Political Office The organization Political Parity hosted an event to announce a national campaign to double the ... The organization Political Parity hosted an event to announce a national campaign to double the number of women in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and in governor seats. Following their remarks the y responded to questions from the audience.
2:06 pm AKT Approx. 24 min. Unrest and Violence in Afghanistan John Kirby; George Little John Kirby briefed reporters on recent protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a ... John Kirby briefed reporters on recent protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a U.S. military base. He also answered questions about the killing of two high-ranking U.S. military advisers inside the Afghan Interior Ministry. 1:12 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. New State Voter Identification Laws Laura Murphy; Tejinder Singh; Hans Von Spakovsky Civil rights experts talked about the current status and impact of new state voter identification ... Civil rights experts talked about the current status and impact of new state voter identification laws. Hans Von Spakovsky said the laws do not suppress voter turnout and help address the problem of voter fraud, while Laura Murphy said the laws amount to a poll tax that disproportionately impacts minority groups and the poor.
2:31 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 1) H.R. 1433 - Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. James ... 1) H.R. 1433 - Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. James Sensenbrenner / Judiciary Committee)
2) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 347 - Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Rooney / Judiciary Committee)
2:17 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. Role of Think Tanks in Public Policy Tevi Troy discussed his recent National Affairs article, "Are Think Tanks Becoming Too ... Tevi Troy discussed his recent National Affairs article, "Are Think Tanks Becoming Too Political?", in which he argued that think tanks have become more focused on politics rather than policy. Afterward, panelists discussed his thesis.
4:43 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Unrest and Violence in Afghanistan John Kirby; George Little John Kirby briefed reporters on recent protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a ... John Kirby briefed reporters on recent protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a U.S. military base. He also answered questions about the killing of two high-ranking U.S. military advisers inside the Afghan Interior Ministry.
5:18 pm AKT Approx. 21 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Rally W. Romney Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Royal Oak, Michigan. He said he would ... Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Royal Oak, Michigan. He said he would win the Michigan Republican primary being held the following day. He was joined at the Royal Oak Theatre by his wife Ann and musician Kid Rock.
5:40 pm AKT Approx. 43 min. Rick Santorum Campaign Rally Rick Santorum spoke to supporters at the Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo, ... Rick Santorum spoke to supporters at the Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Among the topics he addressed were federal tax and spending policies, the role of religion in politics, health care, and social issues such as contraception and same-sex marriage.
6:25 pm AKT Approx. 24 min. White House Meeting with State Governors Joseph Biden; David Heineman; Barack Obama President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, D.C. for the National Governors Association annual meeting, In their remarks they focused on the economy, unemployment, and manufacturing.
6:52 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Constitutionality of the 2010 Health Care Law Martha Coakley; Kenneth Cuccinelli; Robert Weiner The Virginia and Massachusetts attorneys general discussed the constitutionality of the 2010 ... The Virginia and Massachusetts attorneys general discussed the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. Mr. Cuccinelli argued the law violates the commerce clause, states' rights, and an individual’s liberty. Ms. Coakley said the only way the Supreme Court can invalidate the individual mandate under the commerce clause is to reverse at least 70 years of clear precedence.
8:05 pm AKT Approx. 21 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Rally W. Romney Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Royal Oak, Michigan. He said he would ... Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Royal Oak, Michigan. He said he would win the Michigan Republican primary being held the following day. He was joined at the Royal Oak Theatre by his wife Ann and musician Kid Rock.
8:26 pm AKT Approx. 43 min. Rick Santorum Campaign Rally Rick Santorum spoke to supporters at the Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo, ... Rick Santorum spoke to supporters at the Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Among the topics he addressed were federal tax and spending policies, the role of religion in politics, health care, and social issues such as contraception and same-sex marriage.
9:11 pm AKT Approx. 24 min. White House Meeting with State Governors Joseph Biden; David Heineman; Barack Obama President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a meeting of governors who were in Washington, D.C. for the National Governors Association annual meeting, In their remarks they focused on the economy, unemployment, and manufacturing.
9:38 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Constitutionality of the 2010 Health Care Law Martha Coakley; Kenneth Cuccinelli; Robert Weiner The Virginia and Massachusetts attorneys general discussed the constitutionality of the 2010 ... The Virginia and Massachusetts attorneys general discussed the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. Mr. Cuccinelli argued the law violates the commerce clause, states' rights, and an individual’s liberty. Ms. Coakley said the only way the Supreme Court can invalidate the individual mandate under the commerce clause is to reverse at least 70 years of clear precedence.
10:51 pm AKT Approx. 35 min. Implementation of the 2010 Financial Regulations Law Robert Khuzami; Mary Schapiro Mary Schapiro gave an update on the Securities and Exchange Commission 's implementation of the ... Mary Schapiro gave an update on the Securities and Exchange Commission 's implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. She said that following the 2008 financial crisis and the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, the SEC continued to make changes to better protect investors and ensure the integrity of the markets.
11:28 pm AKT Approx. 39 min. Improper Government Payments Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Beryl Davis Beryl Davis talked about a Government Accountability Office analysis that found federal agencies ... Beryl Davis talked about a Government Accountability Office analysis that found federal agencies sent out over $115 billion in 2011 for improper payments, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how the improper payments happen and how the payments are taken back.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
12:09 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Negative Political Advertising Speakers talked about the impact of negative political advertising on the 2012 ... Speakers talked about the impact of negative political advertising on the 2012 election. Topics included the history of negative ads, the number of ads being put out in 2012, and how those ads affect people’s views on politics. They played several television commercials from past presidential elections and responded to questions from the audience.
1:52 am AKT Approx. 21 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Rally W. Romney Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Royal Oak, Michigan. He said he would ... Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Royal Oak, Michigan. He said he would win the Michigan Republican primary being held the following day. He was joined at the Royal Oak Theatre by his wife Ann and musician Kid Rock.
2:14 am AKT Approx. 43 min. Rick Santorum Campaign Rally Rick Santorum spoke to supporters at the Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo, ... Rick Santorum spoke to supporters at the Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Among the topics he addressed were federal tax and spending policies, the role of religion in politics, health care, and social issues such as contraception and same-sex marriage.