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3:00 am AKT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Do you have confidence in ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Do you have confidence in the U.S. electoral system?” 2:50 am AKT Approx. 15 min. American Writer's Museum ; Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the ... Malcolm O’Hagan, chairman of The American Writers Museum Foundation, talked about the progress the foundation has made in the creation of a museum dedicated to American writers. 2:49 am AKT Approx. 59 min. Eisenhower Campaign Election Eve Program ; On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support ... On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support of Dwight Eisenhower’s 1952 presidential campaign. The national television broadcast on the evening before election day featured footage from the campaign trail and interviews with Eisenhower supporters and testimonials about their support. The program also included remarks by General Eisenhower and Senator Nixon.
Dwight Eisenhower went on to defeat Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson that year.
3:50 am AKT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Mitt Romney's Governing Style ; ; Brian Mooney, who had covered Massachusetts politics for more than 30 years, analyzed Mitt ... Brian Mooney, who had covered Massachusetts politics for more than 30 years, analyzed Mitt Romney’s leadership style during his tenure as governor of Massachusetts from January 2003 to January 2007. Topics included the overwhelming Democratic majority in Massachusetts' state legislature during his term, Massachusetts health care reform, the last two years of his term while he was preparing to run for president in 2008, and his 2012 presidential campaign. Mr. Mooney also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:05 am AKT Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on No One's World From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington,DC, Charles Kupchan ... From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington,DC, Charles Kupchan discussed his book, No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest and the Coming Global Turn 3:48 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Kennedy Elected President A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential ... A November 1960 Universal newsreel announced the victory of John F. Kennedy in the presidential election.
4:35 am AKT Approx. 41 min. LIVE President Obama's Governing Style Linda Feldman talked about President Obama’s governing style during his presidency and ... Linda Feldman talked about President Obama’s governing style during his presidency and speculated on his second term if he is re-elected. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, and questions from American University students, who participated via Skype. Topics included the legislation passed during his term, his relationship with Congress before and after the 2010 midterm elections, and foreign policy. 3:51 am AKT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released Week of 11/3/12 A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. A list of new books being released the week of November 3, 2012. 3:55 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Vermont Historical Society Collections Vermont Historical Society curator Jackie Calder highlighted exhibit items, including a flag used ... Vermont Historical Society curator Jackie Calder highlighted exhibit items, including a flag used by the Ku Klux Klan in Montpelier and a rare U.S. Tax Act Stamps set created in 1798, thought to be the only one of its kind left.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Montpelier, Vermont, on October 8-11 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:16 am AKT Approx. 2 min. LIVE Voters' Attitudes Toward Election ; National Journal Daily editor Matthew Cooper discussed the National Journal's latest ... National Journal Daily editor Matthew Cooper discussed the National Journal's latest Congressional Connection Poll, looking at voters' attitudes toward the Presidential race, Congressional elections, and divided government. 4:01 am AKT Approx. 29 min. Communicators with Mignon Clyburn ; ; Mignon Cyburn talked about issues before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including ... Mignon Cyburn talked about issues before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including emergency communications when storms occur or during a potential attack. They discussed the problem that the day after Hurricane Sandy made landfall at least 25 percent of cell phone sites in the hurricane’s path were inoperable. Other topics included spectrum auctions, and the future of FCC leadership under in a new presidential administration. Paul Kirby was the guest interviewer. 4:03 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Global Health and National Security The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global ... The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global Health as a Bridge to Security, which showed that nations with healthy populations are more likely to be peaceful, prosperous and productive. The panelists focused on on the health challenges for both U.S. military and civilian personnel in responding to health emergencies abroad and the policy considerations in making health and security a center of U.S. foreign policy debate. They also discussed the role of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, and the difficulty in getting adequate funding for foreign aid relief. The program opened with a multimedia presentation and at the end the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
5:19 am AKT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Justice Department Role in Monitoring Elections ; Jon Geenbaum talked about the Justice Department process and protocol in deciding the election ... Jon Geenbaum talked about the Justice Department process and protocol in deciding the election polling places it monitors, the staff and resources involved, and legal issues. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
The Voting Rights Act allows the Justice Department to appoint Federal Observers to monitor procedures polling places and at places where ballots are counted and to allow monitoring in political subdivisions certified by the Attorney General.
4:32 am AKT Approx. 18 min. Minnesota 6th House District Debate ; ; Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves ... Minnesota 6th Congressional District candidates Representative Michele Bachmann (R) and Jim Graves (D) debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of KSTP-TV. 5:41 am AKT Approx. 9 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election ; ; Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part nine of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
6:01 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election ; ; Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part nine of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
4:53 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Rothenberg Political Report House Interview ; Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key ... Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key House races and what he would be looking for on election night. 5:53 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. U.S.-Asia Relations Former ambassadors talked about the Obama administration’s record in Asia and future ... Former ambassadors talked about the Obama administration’s record in Asia and future challenges and task. In a discussion focusing on China and East Asia, they advised that future U.S. policy focus heavily on Asia. They also advised Congress and political leaders to end political gridlock and rebuild some bipartisanship, suggesting that U.S.-China policy would be a good place to start. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
6:05 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. Debate at American University Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a student organization at American University, hosted a debate ... Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a student organization at American University, hosted a debate to discuss the major issues which are being ignored in the presidential debates. Three debate participants presented the conservative, libertarian, and liberal perspectives. 5:04 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. LIVE 2012 Congressional Race Analysis Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed ... Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed some of the most important House and Senate races across the country. They also talked about the presidential race, the “coa-ttail” effect, and redistricting. Martin Frost predicted President Obama would win and also stated the president would have to immediately work with the Republican Party, setting aside differences and what was said during the election, to tackle pressing issues. Tom Davis stated Republicans had a good chance to pick up a few seats in Mitt Romney won. 7:42 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Wisconsin and the 2012 Election ; Craig Gilbert talked about Wisconsin as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential ... Craig Gilbert talked about Wisconsin as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, the impact of the state’s U.S. Representative Paul Ryan selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate, and the recall election of Governor Scott Walker.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part three of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
7:57 am AKT Approx. 3 min. What to Look for on Election Night, Martin Kady Politico correspondent Martin Kady discussed what he is looking for on election night. Politico correspondent Martin Kady discussed what he is looking for on election night. 6:27 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Pennsylvania and the 2012 Election Terry Madonna talked about Pennsylvania’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Terry Madonna talked about Pennsylvania’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the state’s political history and demographics, strategies of the Obama and Romney campaigns, and some of the state’s congressional races.
Tom Fitzgerald spoke by phone about the results of his newspaper’s survey of 600 likely voters.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part five of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
Bobbi Jackson previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
7:51 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. U.S. Health Care Policy Panelists discuss the health care policy mix, the year that was in 2012 and what to expect in ... Panelists discuss the health care policy mix, the year that was in 2012 and what to expect in 2013. Congressional staffers who specialize in health care policy said the next election will determine the direction of health care. The staffers for both Senator Coburn and Representative Burgess who are medical doctors, talked about the next steps in health care including finding a long-term solution to Doc fix, attempt to keep Medicare payments on par with rising health care costs.
8:03 am AKT Approx. 46 min. Social Networks and Social Justice ; Ben Rattray discussed the use of peer-to-peer communication to change public policy on issues from ... Ben Rattray discussed the use of peer-to-peer communication to change public policy on issues from immigration to gay rights to product safety. He talked about how he founded his on-line petition site and many of the causes it has influenced. He was interviewed by Ron Brownstein and responded to questions from members of the audience. 
“Social Networks and Social Justice” was a session at the second annual “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific” Conference held at Scripps Seaside Forum by the University of California, San Diego, and The Atlantic.
6:29 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Nevada and the the 2012 Election ; ; Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 election and the dominant issues, including immigration, housing ,and the economy. She also shared what she had heard from candidates visiting the state and local voters, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part two of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
8:54 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Women's Health Issues Panelists talked about women’s health care accessibility and the government’s role in ... Panelists talked about women’s health care accessibility and the government’s role in the funding of reproductive services. Some of the issues they discussed the affordability of contraceptives, “personhood” initiatives in some states, religious issues, the use of birth control as a politically partisan issue, and Planned Parenthood. The panelists also answered questions from audience members about “botched abortions” being performed by Planned Parenthood, health risks associated with birth control, the dangers of government extension of power, and alternatives to traditional contraception such as natural family planning. 
One of the panelists, Sandra Fluke, received national attention after she was barred from testifying at a House Oversight Committee hearing on insurance companies' coverage of contraception, and was the subject of derogatory comments by radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.
8:50 am AKT Approx. 3 min. What to Look for on Election Night: Nathan Gonzales Deputy Editor for the Rothenberg Political Report Nathan Gonzales talked about what he was ... Deputy Editor for the Rothenberg Political Report Nathan Gonzales talked about what he was looking for on election night. 6:32 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Vermont Senate Debate Liberty Union Party candidate Peter Diamondstone, Marijuana Party candidate Cris Ericson, Vote ... Liberty Union Party candidate Peter Diamondstone, Marijuana Party candidate Cris Ericson, Vote Kiss Party candidate Laurel LaFramboise, Republican Party candidate John MacGovern, Peace and Prosperity Party candidate Peter Moss, and Independent candidate Bernie Sanders debated various campaign issues in Vermont’s senate race. Courtesy of Vermont Public Television. 10:29 am AKT Approx. 8 min. Pennsylvania and the 2012 Election Terry Madonna talked about Pennsylvania’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Terry Madonna talked about Pennsylvania’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the state’s political history and demographics, strategies of the Obama and Romney campaigns, and some of the state’s congressional races.
Tom Fitzgerald spoke by phone about the results of his newspaper’s survey of 600 likely voters.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part five of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
Bobbi Jackson previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
8:55 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Economic Campaign Issues Obama and Romney presidential campaign economic advisers debated job creation and other economic ... Obama and Romney presidential campaign economic advisers debated job creation and other economic issues in the 2012 election. Topics included the health care law, government spending, job creation, tax reform and free trade. They also responded to questions from the audience. 8:01 am AKT Approx. 1 min. North Carolina and the 2012 Election ; Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the ... Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the 2012 presidential election. Among other topics Mr. Christensen discussed the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state and key issues for North Carolina voters, and he also answered viewer questions.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part four of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
10:39 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. 2012 Election Demographics Panelists talked about the effects of demographic changes, voter perception of the economy, and ... Panelists talked about the effects of demographic changes, voter perception of the economy, and ideology on the 2012 presidential election. They discussed at length the Latino voting bloc and also women voters. Other topics included electoral votes and “swing” states, and the latest polling data on President Obama and Mitt Romney.
10:27 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Nevada and the the 2012 Election ; ; Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 election and the dominant issues, including immigration, housing ,and the economy. She also shared what she had heard from candidates visiting the state and local voters, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part two of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
8:04 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. North Dakota Senate Debate North Dakota Senate candidates Representative Rick Berg (R) and former North Dakota attorney ... North Dakota Senate candidates Representative Rick Berg (R) and former North Dakota attorney general Heidi Heitkamp (D) debated various campaign issues. 12:15 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Upgrading America Former Federal Communications Commission members talked about investment opportunities in the ... Former Federal Communications Commission members talked about investment opportunities in the energy and broadband sectors and how they might spur economic growth. They also responded to questions from the audience.
10:32 am AKT Approx. 1 min. North Carolina and the 2012 Election ; Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the ... Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the 2012 presidential election. Among other topics Mr. Christensen discussed the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state and key issues for North Carolina voters, and he also answered viewer questions.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part four of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
9:10 am AKT Approx. 56 min. New York 24th Congressional District Debate New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Ursula ... New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Ursula Rozum (Green Party), debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WSYR. 1:54 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Colorado and the 2012 Election ; Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among other topics he discussed Obama and Romney and campaign strategy and some the state’s key House races.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part seven of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
10:35 am AKT Approx. 26 min. LIVE FEMA, HUD, and Red Cross Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy ; ; Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Federal Emergency Management Agency ... Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate and Red Cross Senior Vice President Charley Shimanski conducted a conference call with the press regarding recovery efforts, and food and shelter assistance after Hurricane Sandy. Officials provided an update to reporters and stated that more than 200,000 applications had been received for housing assistance. Topics included criteria for getting assistance, transitional housing funds, and the impact of the storm on the “uninsured". Secretary Donovan shared some personal stories from his "sobering” trip to New York City over the weekend.
Images from Web sites were shown in the background of this audio program.
10:07 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Cyber Attack Scenario Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair James Cartwright and others took part in a role-playing ... Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair James Cartwright and others took part in a role-playing game as part of a cybersecurity conference. The participants pretended a foreign country had launched a cyber attack against a U.S. oil company. They talked about how the government had not yet come up with a policy defining “an act of war” in the context of a cyber attack. 2:03 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. 2012 Election Outlook Former Pennsylvania officials Governor Ed Rendell (D) and Senator Rick Santorum (R) talked about ... Former Pennsylvania officials Governor Ed Rendell (D) and Senator Rick Santorum (R) talked about the 2012 election
11:03 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Pennsylvania and the 2012 Election Terry Madonna talked about Pennsylvania’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Terry Madonna talked about Pennsylvania’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the state’s political history and demographics, strategies of the Obama and Romney campaigns, and some of the state’s congressional races.
Tom Fitzgerald spoke by phone about the results of his newspaper’s survey of 600 likely voters.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part five of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
Bobbi Jackson previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
11:26 am AKT Approx. 26 min. Senate Cybersecurity Legislation ; ; Panelists talked about prospects for passing cybersecurity legislation in the U.S. Senate, S.2105. ... Panelists talked about prospects for passing cybersecurity legislation in the U.S. Senate, S.2105. Topics included the necessity of the legislation what is included in the bill, and reasons it was stalled in the Senate. They also answered questions from audience members.
This discussion was part of a Washington Post conference on cybersecurity.
3:15 pm AKT Approx. 43 min. Latino Voters and the 2012 Election ; ; The National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) released reports on the growth of the ... The National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) released reports on the growth of the Latino population in the U.S., Hispanic candidates running for office, and the effects on Latino voters of voter identification laws passed since 2010. Mr. Vargas presented these reports with slides. After his briefing political strategists analyzed key races around the country where Latino candidates were involved and the role of the Latino vote in the presidential election, including stances on immigration. They responded to questions from members of the audience at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Portions of the question and answer period were in Spanish.
11:05 am AKT Approx. 41 min. President Obama's Governing Style Linda Feldman talked about President Obama’s governing style during his presidency and ... Linda Feldman talked about President Obama’s governing style during his presidency and speculated on his second term if he is re-elected. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, and questions from American University students, who participated via Skype. Topics included the legislation passed during his term, his relationship with Congress before and after the 2010 midterm elections, and foreign policy. 11:52 am AKT Approx. 45 min. Future of Cybersecurity Panelists talked about challenges to Congress passing legislation on cybersecurity. They ... Panelists talked about challenges to Congress passing legislation on cybersecurity. They responded to questions from members of the audience. 4:02 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. Security Forces in Arab States The U.S. Institute of Peace hosted a discussion on the state of security forces in Egypt, Tunisia, ... The U.S. Institute of Peace hosted a discussion on the state of security forces in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria. All four countries were in some state of political transition with the army, police and intelligence services playing different roles in each. Topics included enforcing civilian control over security forces, dealing with corruption and training options. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
Manal Omar participated by Skype from Cairo.
11:48 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Rothenberg Political Report House Interview ; Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key ... Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key House races and what he would be looking for on election night. 12:39 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Maine Senate Debate The six candidates for Maine’s Senate seat debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of ... The six candidates for Maine’s Senate seat debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WMTW-TV. 6:00 pm AKT Approx. 41 min. Justice Department Role in Monitoring Elections ; Jon Geenbaum talked about the Justice Department process and protocol in deciding the election ... Jon Geenbaum talked about the Justice Department process and protocol in deciding the election polling places it monitors, the staff and resources involved, and legal issues. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
The Voting Rights Act allows the Justice Department to appoint Federal Observers to monitor procedures polling places and at places where ballots are counted and to allow monitoring in political subdivisions certified by the Attorney General.
11:58 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Rothenberg Political Report Senate Interview Jessica Taylor, senior analyst and correspondent for the Rothenberg Political Report, gave ... Jessica Taylor, senior analyst and correspondent for the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key Senate races and what she would be looking for on election night. 1:39 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. Rothenberg Political Report House Interview ; Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key ... Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key House races and what he would be looking for on election night. 6:44 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Government Assistance Programs Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance ... Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance programs, specifically removing barriers, increasing access, and easing the strain on agencies' administrative capacities. They focused on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP and formerly called food stamps), and the challenges of moving the application process online. They also answered questions from audience members.
12:11 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. LIVE Paul Ryan Campaign Event in Johnstown, Colorado Paul Ryan spoke at a Johnstown, Colorado, campaign event at the Johnson’s Corner truck ... Paul Ryan spoke at a Johnstown, Colorado, campaign event at the Johnson’s Corner truck stop. He was accompanied by his family on this bus tour. This was his final campaign stop in Colorado on the eve of the 2012 election. 1:50 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. New York 19th Congressional District Debate New York 19th Congressional District candidates Representative Chris Gibson (R) and Julian ... New York 19th Congressional District candidates Representative Chris Gibson (R) and Julian Schriebman (D) debated various campaign issues on a special edition of “New York Now.” Courtesy of WMHT. 8:12 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Cyber Attack Scenario Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair James Cartwright and others took part in a role-playing ... Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair James Cartwright and others took part in a role-playing game as part of a cybersecurity conference. The participants pretended a foreign country had launched a cyber attack against a U.S. oil company. They talked about how the government had not yet come up with a policy defining “an act of war” in the context of a cyber attack.
12:27 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. LIVE Open Phones after Ryan Campaign Event Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the final day of campaigning after Republican ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the final day of campaigning after Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s final campaign speech on the eve of the election. Video clips from the event at the Johnson’s Corner truck stop in Johnstown, Colorado, were shown in the background. 2:46 pm AKT Approx. 15 min. Rothenberg Political Report Senate Interview Jessica Taylor, senior analyst and correspondent for the Rothenberg Political Report, gave ... Jessica Taylor, senior analyst and correspondent for the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key Senate races and what she would be looking for on election night. 9:33 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. Security Forces in Arab States The U.S. Institute of Peace hosted a discussion on the state of security forces in Egypt, Tunisia, ... The U.S. Institute of Peace hosted a discussion on the state of security forces in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria. All four countries were in some state of political transition with the army, police and intelligence services playing different roles in each. Topics included enforcing civilian control over security forces, dealing with corruption and training options. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
Manal Omar participated by Skype from Cairo.
12:38 pm AKT Approx. 27 min. Vice President Biden Campaign Event in Sterling, Virginia Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill spoke at an Obama campaign event at the Heritage Farm ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill spoke at an Obama campaign event at the Heritage Farm Museum in Sterling, Virginia, on the day before the election. He was critical of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Other speakers included Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), retiring Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), and a candidate for that seat, former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine. They spoke about the importance of voters in Virginia to the presidential election. 3:03 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. Arizona Senate Debate Arizona Senatorial candidates Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Arizona Surgeon General ... Arizona Senatorial candidates Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Arizona Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) debated various campaign issues. 11:31 pm AKT Approx. 41 min. Justice Department Role in Monitoring Elections ; Jon Geenbaum talked about the Justice Department process and protocol in deciding the election ... Jon Geenbaum talked about the Justice Department process and protocol in deciding the election polling places it monitors, the staff and resources involved, and legal issues. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
The Voting Rights Act allows the Justice Department to appoint Federal Observers to monitor procedures polling places and at places where ballots are counted and to allow monitoring in political subdivisions certified by the Attorney General.
1:06 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. 2012 Congressional Race Analysis Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed ... Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed some of the most important House and Senate races across the country. They also talked about the presidential race, the “coa-ttail” effect, and redistricting. Martin Frost predicted President Obama would win and also stated the president would have to immediately work with the Republican Party, setting aside differences and what was said during the election, to tackle pressing issues. Tom Davis stated Republicans had a good chance to pick up a few seats in Mitt Romney won. 4:01 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Mignon Clyburn ; ; Mignon Cyburn talked about issues before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including ... Mignon Cyburn talked about issues before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including emergency communications when storms occur or during a potential attack. They discussed the problem that the day after Hurricane Sandy made landfall at least 25 percent of cell phone sites in the hurricane’s path were inoperable. Other topics included spectrum auctions, and the future of FCC leadership under in a new presidential administration. Paul Kirby was the guest interviewer. 12:15 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Government Assistance Programs Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance ... Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance programs, specifically removing barriers, increasing access, and easing the strain on agencies' administrative capacities. They focused on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP and formerly called food stamps), and the challenges of moving the application process online. They also answered questions from audience members.
2:28 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Third Party Presidential Candidates Debate Four third-party presidential candidates debated. Participants included Libertarian Party ... Four third-party presidential candidates debated. Participants included Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson, Jill Stein of the Green Party, former Congressman Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party, and Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party. The candidates discussed ending the federal government’s war on drugs, how to change the two-party system, and repealing laws such as the Patriot Act as well as the recent debates between President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Former CNN talk show host Larry King moderated the debate held by the Free and Equal Elections Foundation in the Chicago Hilton Hotel. 4:32 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. 2012 Congressional Race Analysis Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed ... Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed some of the most important House and Senate races across the country. They also talked about the presidential race, the “coa-ttail” effect, and redistricting. Martin Frost predicted President Obama would win and also stated the president would have to immediately work with the Republican Party, setting aside differences and what was said during the election, to tackle pressing issues. Tom Davis stated Republicans had a good chance to pick up a few seats in Mitt Romney won. 1:43 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Cyber Attack Scenario Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair James Cartwright and others took part in a role-playing ... Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair James Cartwright and others took part in a role-playing game as part of a cybersecurity conference. The participants pretended a foreign country had launched a cyber attack against a U.S. oil company. They talked about how the government had not yet come up with a policy defining “an act of war” in the context of a cyber attack.
4:00 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. LIVE Campaign 2012 Election Eve Review ; ; On the evening before the 2012 election day, C-SPAN opened its phones for viewer reaction and ... On the evening before the 2012 election day, C-SPAN opened its phones for viewer reaction and comments. During the program events from the day were shown, including speeches from vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, Virginia Senators Mark Warner and Jim Webb, and Virginia Senate candidate Tim Kaine. Interviews with pollsters were also included. 5:56 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. Wyoming Senate Debate Wyoming Senatorial candidates John Barrasso (R), Tim Chesnut (D), and Joel Otto (Wyoming Country) ... Wyoming Senatorial candidates John Barrasso (R), Tim Chesnut (D), and Joel Otto (Wyoming Country) debate various campaign issues.
6:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. LIVE President Obama Final Campaign Rally in Iowa ; ; President Obama held his final rally of the 2012 presidential campaign in the East Village in Des ... President Obama held his final rally of the 2012 presidential campaign in the East Village in Des Moines, Iowa. Bruce Springsteen performed, including a song he wrote for President Obama, and he introduced first lady Michelle Obama introduced the president. 6:52 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. North Dakota Senate Debate North Dakota Senate candidates Representative Rick Berg (R) and former North Dakota attorney ... North Dakota Senate candidates Representative Rick Berg (R) and former North Dakota attorney general Heidi Heitkamp (D) debated various campaign issues.
7:39 pm AKT Approx. 18 min. Open Phones ; On the eve of the 2012 presidential election, telephone lines were open for viewer comments on ... On the eve of the 2012 presidential election, telephone lines were open for viewer comments on what to expect in election results.
Laura Meckler spoke by telephone from Des Moines, Iowa, where President Obama had just finished his final campaign rally in the East Village in Des Moines. She talked about the crowd at the event as live scenes were shown in the background.
7:55 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. Maine Senate Debate Candidates for Maine’s Senate seat Cynthia Dill (D), Angus King (I), Charles Summers (R), ... Candidates for Maine’s Senate seat Cynthia Dill (D), Angus King (I), Charles Summers (R), Steve Woods (I), Danny Dalton (I), and Andrew Ian Dodge (I) debated various campaign issues.
7:58 pm AKT Approx. 36 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Rally in Manchester, New Hampshire ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at an election eve campaign ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at an election eve campaign event the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. Former Governor Romney told supporters in New Hampshire that their primary vote in January 2012 put him on the path to winning the Republican nomination and their vote the next day would make him the next president of the United States. 8:51 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Vermont Senate Debate Liberty Union Party candidate Peter Diamondstone, Marijuana Party candidate Cris Ericson, Vote ... Liberty Union Party candidate Peter Diamondstone, Marijuana Party candidate Cris Ericson, Vote Kiss Party candidate Laurel LaFramboise, Republican Party candidate John MacGovern, Peace and Prosperity Party candidate Peter Moss, and Independent candidate Bernie Sanders debated various campaign issues in Vermont’s senate race. Courtesy of Vermont Public Television.
8:38 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. Paul Ryan Campaign Event in Johnstown, Colorado Paul Ryan spoke at a Johnstown, Colorado, campaign event at the Johnson’s Corner truck ... Paul Ryan spoke at a Johnstown, Colorado, campaign event at the Johnson’s Corner truck stop. He was accompanied by his family on this bus tour. This was his final campaign stop in Colorado on the eve of the 2012 election. 10:19 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. 2012 Congressional Race Analysis Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed ... Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed some of the most important House and Senate races across the country. They also talked about the presidential race, the “coa-ttail” effect, and redistricting. Martin Frost predicted President Obama would win and also stated the president would have to immediately work with the Republican Party, setting aside differences and what was said during the election, to tackle pressing issues. Tom Davis stated Republicans had a good chance to pick up a few seats in Mitt Romney won.
8:53 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Vice President Biden Campaign Event in Sterling, Virginia Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill spoke at an Obama campaign event at the Heritage Farm ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill spoke at an Obama campaign event at the Heritage Farm Museum in Sterling, Virginia, on the day before the election. He was critical of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Other speakers included Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), retiring Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), and a candidate for that seat, former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine. They spoke about the importance of voters in Virginia to the presidential election. 11:42 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. Wyoming Senate Debate Wyoming Senatorial candidates John Barrasso (R), Tim Chesnut (D), and Joel Otto (Wyoming Country) ... Wyoming Senatorial candidates John Barrasso (R), Tim Chesnut (D), and Joel Otto (Wyoming Country) debate various campaign issues.
9:54 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election ; ; Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part nine of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
12:38 am AKT Approx. 55 min. Maine Senate Debate Candidates for Maine’s Senate seat Cynthia Dill (D), Angus King (I), Charles Summers (R), ... Candidates for Maine’s Senate seat Cynthia Dill (D), Angus King (I), Charles Summers (R), Steve Woods (I), Danny Dalton (I), and Andrew Ian Dodge (I) debated various campaign issues.
9:57 pm AKT Approx. 37 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Rally in Manchester, New Hampshire ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at an election eve campaign ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at an election eve campaign event the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. Former Governor Romney told supporters in New Hampshire that their primary vote in January 2012 put him on the path to winning the Republican nomination and their vote the next day would make him the next president of the United States. 1:35 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Vermont Senate Debate Liberty Union Party candidate Peter Diamondstone, Marijuana Party candidate Cris Ericson, Vote ... Liberty Union Party candidate Peter Diamondstone, Marijuana Party candidate Cris Ericson, Vote Kiss Party candidate Laurel LaFramboise, Republican Party candidate John MacGovern, Peace and Prosperity Party candidate Peter Moss, and Independent candidate Bernie Sanders debated various campaign issues in Vermont’s senate race. Courtesy of Vermont Public Television.
10:37 pm AKT Approx. 39 min. President Obama Final Campaign Rally in Iowa ; ; President Obama held his final rally of the 2012 presidential campaign in the East Village in Des ... President Obama held his final rally of the 2012 presidential campaign in the East Village in Des Moines, Iowa. Bruce Springsteen performed, including a song he wrote for President Obama, and he introduced first lady Michelle Obama introduced the president.
11:17 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Iowa and the 2012 Election ; Mike Glover talked about Iowa’s “swing” state status in the 2012 presidential ... Mike Glover talked about Iowa’s “swing” state status in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. Topics included the economy, early voting in Iowa, top campaign issues, the significance of newspaper endorsements, and Iowa’s voter demographics.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part six of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
11:19 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Future of the U.S. Army ; General Ray Odierno talked about the future of the Army. Some of the topics he mentioned were ... General Ray Odierno talked about the future of the Army. Some of the topics he mentioned were the Defense Department budget, the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on gays and lesbians in the military, and global threats. He said the Army had made deeper cuts than other branches of the military recently, and he vowed to maintain readiness at all costs. General Odierno also answered questions from members of the audience.
12:21 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Paul Ryan Campaign Event in Johnstown, Colorado Paul Ryan spoke at a Johnstown, Colorado, campaign event at the Johnson’s Corner truck ... Paul Ryan spoke at a Johnstown, Colorado, campaign event at the Johnson’s Corner truck stop. He was accompanied by his family on this bus tour. This was his final campaign stop in Colorado on the eve of the 2012 election.
1:38 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election ; ; Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part nine of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
1:40 am AKT Approx. 34 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Rally in Manchester, New Hampshire ; Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at an election eve campaign ... Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann spoke at an election eve campaign event the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. Former Governor Romney told supporters in New Hampshire that their primary vote in January 2012 put him on the path to winning the Republican nomination and their vote the next day would make him the next president of the United States.
2:16 am AKT Approx. 41 min. President Obama Final Campaign Rally in Iowa ; ; President Obama held his final rally of the 2012 presidential campaign in the East Village in Des ... President Obama held his final rally of the 2012 presidential campaign in the East Village in Des Moines, Iowa. Bruce Springsteen performed, including a song he wrote for President Obama, and he introduced first lady Michelle Obama introduced the president.
2:57 am AKT Approx. 1 min. Iowa and the 2012 Election ; Mike Glover talked about Iowa’s “swing” state status in the 2012 presidential ... Mike Glover talked about Iowa’s “swing” state status in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. Topics included the economy, early voting in Iowa, top campaign issues, the significance of newspaper endorsements, and Iowa’s voter demographics.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part six of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.