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3:00 am AKT Approx. 30 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on “stand your ground” self-defense laws, in ... Telephone lines were open for comments on “stand your ground” self-defense laws, in reference to the shooting of 17-year Trayvon Martin in Florida by a neighborhood watch captain. 2:15 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Freedom of Information Act Legislative Outlook Staff of the House Government Reform and Oversight and Senate Judiciary Committees talked about ... Staff of the House Government Reform and Oversight and Senate Judiciary Committees talked about compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). 2:32 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Advanced Industries and Exports Dominic Barton; Thomas Connelly; Bruce Katz Panelists talked about increasing U.S.advanced manufacturing and exports.
This program was ...
Panelists talked about increasing U.S.advanced manufacturing and exports.
This program was part of a Brookings Institution day-long discussion on U.S. economic growth through innovation.
3:30 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Senator Barbara Mikulski Tribute Senators gave tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski( D-MD), who became the longest-serving woman in ... Senators gave tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski( D-MD), who became the longest-serving woman in Congress. 3:34 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Senator Barbara Mikulski Tribute Senators gave tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski( D-MD), who became the longest-serving woman in ... Senators gave tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski( D-MD), who became the longest-serving woman in Congress. 3:48 am AKT Approx. 27 min. Sheila Bair Remarks Sheila Bair; Ali Velshi Sheila Bair was interviewed at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and ... Sheila Bair was interviewed at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. She focused on regulatory programs to protect investors. She responded to questions from the audience.
3:33 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Life Among the Cannibals Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Arlen Specter Former Senator Arlen Specter talked about his new book, Life Among the Cannibals, and he ... Former Senator Arlen Specter talked about his new book, Life Among the Cannibals, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He discussed the title of his book, his thoughts on dysfunction in the Senate and Congress overall, why he switched from Republican to Democrat in 2009, the tea party, the 2012 elections, and other topics. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
5:30 am AKT Approx. 8 hr. 58 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of the ... The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of the small business capital bill, with a final vote scheduled to begin at 12:30 on amendments and final passage.
Cloture vote on the House-passed version of S 2038, a bill to explicitly ban lawmakers and some aides from buying or selling stock or other securities based on confidential information obtained in the course of their jobs.
After the votes on legislation, there will be three more roll call votes on the following three judicial nominations in this order:
David Nuffer to be a US District Court Judge for the district of Utah
Ronnie Abrams to be a US District Court Judge for the southern district of New York
Rudolph Contreras to be a US District Court Judge for the District of Columbia
4:17 am AKT Approx. 58 min. Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Address John Bercow; Frances D'Souza; Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II marked the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne with an address to a ... Queen Elizabeth II marked the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne with an address to a joint meeting of Parliament as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The ceremony included speeches by both the Speakers of the House of Lords and House of Commons. Both houses of Parliament presented the Queen with a Diamond Jubilee window, set to be installed above the north door in Westminster Hall. The program also included commentary and observations by BBC correspondents.
4:38 am AKT Approx. 45 min. LIVE European Debt Crisis and U.S. Economy Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Neil Irwin Neil Irwin talked about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Tim ... Neil Irwin talked about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s testimony before the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee on the European debt crisis and the threat it poses to the U.S. economy.He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
2:33 pm AKT Approx. 44 min. European Debt Crisis and U.S. Economy Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Neil Irwin Neil Irwin talked about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Tim ... Neil Irwin talked about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s testimony before the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee on the European debt crisis and the threat it poses to the U.S. economy.He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
5:16 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Afghanistan War, Part 1 General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in ... General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the country by 2014, as well as the killing of Afghan civilians by an American soldier. General Allen said the mission in Afghanistan was on-track, and expressed confidence in the 2014 withdrawal deadline, saying he had seen no indication from the Obama administration of a push to speed up the withdrawal. He downplayed Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s recent call for foreign troops to withdraw to their bases.
5:25 am AKT Approx. 36 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s energy policy. Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s energy policy. 3:17 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and ... At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and beneficiaries of the 2010 health care law spoke to reporters and answered questions about the law two years after its passage. 8:52 am AKT Approx. 17 min. LIVE Military Operations in Afghanistan General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in ... General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were force levels in the country, tensions between the U.S. and Afghan government following the killing of 16 Afghan civilians, and preparations for the planned departure of allied combat troops by the end of 2014.
6:02 am AKT Approx. 5 hr. 52 min. LIVE House Session Complete Consideration of H.R. 5 - Protecting Access to Healthcare (PATH) Act, Rules Committee ... Complete Consideration of H.R. 5 - Protecting Access to Healthcare (PATH) Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule)
The rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
Rep. Robert Woodall Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Alcee Hastings Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Charlie Dent / Pete Sessions Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Paul Gosar Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Cliff Stearns / Jim Matheson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
4:02 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. 2012 Tax Filing Season Douglas Shulman; Lynn Jenkins; John Lewis Douglas Shulman testified on the 2012 tax return filing season, the IRS budget, and IRS operations ... Douglas Shulman testified on the 2012 tax return filing season, the IRS budget, and IRS operations in general. 9:11 am AKT Approx. 45 min. LIVE House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and ... At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and beneficiaries of the 2010 health care law spoke to reporters and answered questions about the law two years after its passage.
11:59 am AKT Approx. 15 min. Presidential Remarks on Energy Policy Barack Obama President Obama talked about his energy policies amid high oil and gas prices at an oil storage ... President Obama talked about his energy policies amid high oil and gas prices at an oil storage yard in Cushing, Oklahoma, the starting point of the Keystone oil pipeline’s southern half. In his speech he announced that he will expedite the permit process for the southern half of the pipeline. 5:13 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Senate Debate on Health Care Senators spoke about the two-year anniversary of the 2010 health care law. Senators spoke about the two-year anniversary of the 2010 health care law. 9:58 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. Iran and Hezbollah Threat Assessment Witnesses testified on threats to the U.S. posed by both Iran and Hezbollah in the Middle ... Witnesses testified on threats to the U.S. posed by both Iran and Hezbollah in the Middle East. Among the topics addressed were state-sponsored terrorism threats, terrorist fundraising methods, the Iranian nuclear development program, the use of economic sanctions, and direct threats to the U.S. homeland.
12:16 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and ... At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and beneficiaries of the 2010 health care law spoke to reporters and answered questions about the law two years after its passage. 6:22 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and ... At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and beneficiaries of the 2010 health care law spoke to reporters and answered questions about the law two years after its passage. 12:17 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press. He talked about ... House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press. He talked about the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
1:04 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. 2012 Tax Filing Season Douglas Shulman; Lynn Jenkins; John Lewis Douglas Shulman testified on the 2012 tax return filing season, the IRS budget, and IRS operations ... Douglas Shulman testified on the 2012 tax return filing season, the IRS budget, and IRS operations in general. 7:10 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Federal Reserve Since World War II Ben Bernanke Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to George Washington University students about the ... Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to George Washington University students about the Federal Reserve since World War II. Topics included the events that led up to the recent financial collapse. Mr. Bernanke told students the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies did not contribute to the housing bubble. He also said consumption in the country was still too low, preventing a healthy pace of economic recovery. This was the second of four classes he taught at the school. 12:30 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Global HIV/AIDS Efforts Thomas Frieden; Stephen Morrison Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about the current status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and how U.S. ... Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about the current status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and how U.S. contributions to global efforts tie in with the U.S. domestic response. Following his remarks he responded to questions from the audience.
2:14 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Federal Reserve Since World War II Ben Bernanke Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to George Washington University students about the ... Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to George Washington University students about the Federal Reserve since World War II. Topics included the events that led up to the recent financial collapse. Mr. Bernanke told students the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies did not contribute to the housing bubble. He also said consumption in the country was still too low, preventing a healthy pace of economic recovery. This was the second of four classes he taught at the school. 8:30 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. 2012 Tax Filing Season Douglas Shulman; Lynn Jenkins; John Lewis Douglas Shulman testified on the 2012 tax return filing season, the IRS budget, and IRS operations ... Douglas Shulman testified on the 2012 tax return filing season, the IRS budget, and IRS operations in general. 12:35 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s energy policy. Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s energy policy.
3:37 pm AKT Approx. 22 min. House Agenda House leaders spoke about the legislative agenda for the following week. House leaders spoke about the legislative agenda for the following week. 9:40 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Senate Debate on Health Care Senators spoke about the two-year anniversary of the 2010 health care law. Senators spoke about the two-year anniversary of the 2010 health care law. 12:41 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Global HIV/AIDS Efforts Thomas Frieden; Stephen Morrison Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about the current status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and how U.S. ... Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about the current status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and how U.S. contributions to global efforts tie in with the U.S. domestic response. Following his remarks he responded to questions from the audience.
4:01 pm AKT Approx. 3 hr. 34 min. Military Operations in Afghanistan General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in ... General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were force levels in the country, tensions between the U.S. and Afghan government following the killing of 16 Afghan civilians, and preparations for the planned departure of allied combat troops by the end of 2014. 10:50 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and ... At her weekly briefing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, other House Democratic leaders, and beneficiaries of the 2010 health care law spoke to reporters and answered questions about the law two years after its passage. 1:59 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. High School Graduation Rates Business and non-profit leaders talked about their efforts to increase high school graduation ... Business and non-profit leaders talked about their efforts to increase high school graduation rates at an America’s Promise Alliance conference. Following opening remarks, Education Secretary Arne Duncan moderated a discussion on school improvement grants. Gene Sperling made closing remarks.
7:38 pm AKT Approx. 16 min. Presidential Remarks on Energy Policy Barack Obama President Obama talked about his energy policies amid high oil and gas prices at an oil storage ... President Obama talked about his energy policies amid high oil and gas prices at an oil storage yard in Cushing, Oklahoma, the starting point of the Keystone oil pipeline’s southern half. In his speech he announced that he will expedite the permit process for the southern half of the pipeline. 11:38 pm AKT Approx. 3 hr. 52 min. Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution Markup, Part 2 Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
This ...
Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
This portion of the hearing was joined already in progress. It can be viewed in its entirety online at http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/305021-105
2:45 pm AKT Approx. 12 min. Military Operations in Afghanistan General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in ... General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were force levels in the country, tensions between the U.S. and Afghan government following the killing of 16 Afghan civilians, and preparations for the planned departure of allied combat troops by the end of 2014.
7:54 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press. He talked about ... House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press. He talked about the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan. 3:01 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Lisa Jackson testified on the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) fiscal year 2013 budget ... Lisa Jackson testified on the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) fiscal year 2013 budget request.
8:08 pm AKT Approx. 23 min. House Agenda House leaders spoke about the legislative agenda for the following week. House leaders spoke about the legislative agenda for the following week. 4:33 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Life Among the Cannibals Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Arlen Specter Former Senator Arlen Specter talked about his new book, Life Among the Cannibals, and he ... Former Senator Arlen Specter talked about his new book, Life Among the Cannibals, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He discussed the title of his book, his thoughts on dysfunction in the Senate and Congress overall, why he switched from Republican to Democrat in 2009, the tea party, the 2012 elections, and other topics. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:34 pm AKT Approx. 3 hr. 34 min. Military Operations in Afghanistan General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in ... General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were force levels in the country, tensions between the U.S. and Afghan government following the killing of 16 Afghan civilians, and preparations for the planned departure of allied combat troops by the end of 2014. 5:38 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 34 min. Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Secretary Shinseki, other department undersecretaries, and independent veterans groups ... Secretary Shinseki, other department undersecretaries, and independent veterans groups representatives testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs fiscal year 2013 budget request. Among the topics addressed were mental health care and suicide rates, a backlog in claim processing, and inadequate funding for construction and upkeep of buildings.
12:12 am AKT Approx. 16 min. Presidential Remarks on Energy Policy Barack Obama President Obama talked about his energy policies amid high oil and gas prices at an oil storage ... President Obama talked about his energy policies amid high oil and gas prices at an oil storage yard in Cushing, Oklahoma, the starting point of the Keystone oil pipeline’s southern half. In his speech he announced that he will expedite the permit process for the southern half of the pipeline. 8:15 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. National Press Foundation's 29th Annual Awards Dinner The National Press Foundation held its 29th annual awards dinner. Google CEO Eric Schmidt ... The National Press Foundation held its 29th annual awards dinner. Google CEO Eric Schmidt spoke about the future of wireless access.
12:28 am AKT Approx. 13 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press. He talked about ... House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press. He talked about the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan. 9:22 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Lisa Jackson testified on the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) fiscal year 2013 budget ... Lisa Jackson testified on the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) fiscal year 2013 budget request.
12:42 am AKT Approx. 23 min. House Agenda House leaders spoke about the legislative agenda for the following week. House leaders spoke about the legislative agenda for the following week. 10:55 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Life Among the Cannibals Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Arlen Specter Former Senator Arlen Specter talked about his new book, Life Among the Cannibals, and he ... Former Senator Arlen Specter talked about his new book, Life Among the Cannibals, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He discussed the title of his book, his thoughts on dysfunction in the Senate and Congress overall, why he switched from Republican to Democrat in 2009, the tea party, the 2012 elections, and other topics. 
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
1:08 am AKT Approx. 30 min. Global HIV/AIDS Efforts Thomas Frieden; Stephen Morrison Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about the current status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and how U.S. ... Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about the current status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and how U.S. contributions to global efforts tie in with the U.S. domestic response. Following his remarks he responded to questions from the audience. 11:59 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 34 min. Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Secretary Shinseki, other department undersecretaries, and independent veterans groups ... Secretary Shinseki, other department undersecretaries, and independent veterans groups representatives testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs fiscal year 2013 budget request. Among the topics addressed were mental health care and suicide rates, a backlog in claim processing, and inadequate funding for construction and upkeep of buildings.
1:40 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Federal Reserve Since World War II Ben Bernanke Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to George Washington University students about the ... Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to George Washington University students about the Federal Reserve since World War II. Topics included the events that led up to the recent financial collapse. Mr. Bernanke told students the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies did not contribute to the housing bubble. He also said consumption in the country was still too low, preventing a healthy pace of economic recovery. This was the second of four classes he taught at the school. 2:36 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. National Press Foundation's 29th Annual Awards Dinner The National Press Foundation held its 29th annual awards dinner. Google CEO Eric Schmidt ... The National Press Foundation held its 29th annual awards dinner. Google CEO Eric Schmidt spoke about the future of wireless access.