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3:00 am AKT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “How have your energy ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “How have your energy consumption habits changed over the years?” 1:30 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 40 min. Disabilities Rights and International Law Witnesses testified on the Disability Treaty, a law that, if ratified, would extend Americans' ... Witnesses testified on the Disability Treaty, a law that, if ratified, would extend Americans' disability rights to disabled people in foreign countries. 1:53 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Wildfire Risks The deputy chief of the U.S. Forest Service, local officials, and business leaders testified on ... The deputy chief of the U.S. Forest Service, local officials, and business leaders testified on the need to fund projects reducing fire hazards on federal lands.
3:45 am AKT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Renewable Energy Politics and Policy Ben Geman; Nick Juliano; Greta Brawner Ben Geman and Nick Juliano talked about renewable energy, including types and market share in ... Ben Geman and Nick Juliano talked about renewable energy, including types and market share in relation to fossil fuels, and the policy and political forces shaping the industry. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program.
4:13 am AKT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Consumer Financial Protection Richard Cordray; Michael Peterson; Ben White Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a ... Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a Politico “Morning Money” breakfast. He said he considers some of the scrutiny from Congress as “advantageous” to the bureau because it points out the areas that the most attention. When asked about delaying the implementation of the qualified mortgage rule, he said the industry had had more than enough time to prepare, and expected “a good faith effort” rather than perfection. 3:27 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Syrian Civil War Experts on Syria testified on the country’s civil war and the Obama administration’s ... Experts on Syria testified on the country’s civil war and the Obama administration’s approach to the conflict. Among the issues addressed were the flow of refugees to other countries, efforts to rid Syria of its chemical weapons, and U.S. assistance to Syrian opposition groups. Ranking Member Bob Corker (R-TN) said he was embarrassed by the Obama administration’s Syria policy, and its lack of support to the Syrian opposition. U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford in response to Senator Corker defended the administration, and added that ultimately, Syrians themselves have to resolve the conflict.
4:27 am AKT Approx. 34 min. LIVE Energy and Environmental Policy Greta Brawner; Michael Brune Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy ... Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy and environmental policy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He focused on renewable energy, climate change policy, and the Keystone XL pipeline. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program.
5:03 am AKT Approx. 56 min. Political Response to 2008 Financial Crisis A panel discussion was held analyzing the political response to the 2008 economic crisis and the ... A panel discussion was held analyzing the political response to the 2008 economic crisis and the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the $700 billion program intended to stabilize the financial markets. Among the speakers was former House Financial Services Committee Chair Barney Frank, who said the TARP program stands as the most highly successful but wildly unpopular thing the government has ever done. Andrew Ross Sorkin moderated.

“The Politics of the Crisis Response” was part of “Five Years Later: A Financial Crisis Symposium” held at Venue SIX10 at the Spertus Institute, by the University of Chicago’s The Institute of Politics and the Paulson Institute.
5:36 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. LIVE Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties.
5:05 am AKT Approx. 27 min. LIVE Solar Energy Greta Brawner; Joseph Desmond Joseph Desmond talked about a project his company’s jointly-owned Ivanpah project, which was ... Joseph Desmond talked about a project his company’s jointly-owned Ivanpah project, which was set to be the world’s largest solar project when completed. Other topics included federal support that went into Ivanpah and the state of the U.S. solar energy industry. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 5:59 am AKT Approx. 8 hr. 17 min. LIVE Senate Session Senate will continue consideration of S. 815, Employment Non-Discrimination Act. At 11:45 ... Senate will continue consideration of S. 815, Employment Non-Discrimination Act. At 11:45 a.m., Senate will vote on or in relation to Reid (for Toomey/Flake) Amendment No. 2013 to the bill, and the motion to invoke cloture on the bill. If cloture is invoked, Senate will then vote on passage of the bill, at approximately 1:45 p.m. 8:08 am AKT Approx. 13 min. National Security Challenges Chuck Hagel; William Lynn Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gave the keynote address at the Center for Strategic and ... Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gave the keynote address at the Center for Strategic and International Studies' fourth annual Global Security Forum. He talked about the use of drones and the new force posture in Asia. 
5:33 am AKT Approx. 28 min. LIVE Wind Energy Greta Brawner; Elizabeth Salerno Elizabeth Salerno talked about a report from her American Wind Energy Association group that ... Elizabeth Salerno talked about a report from her American Wind Energy Association group that suggested the wind industry experienced a “painful slowdown” in early 2013. She explained federal tax policy uncertainty that her group blamed for the slowdown and responded to arguments from groups who wanted to end federal tax subsidies for wind. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 2:18 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Preview of Texas Governor Rick Perry's Iowa Speech Todd GIllman; Bill Scanlan Todd Gillman previewed by telephone Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) speech at a Polk County, ... Todd Gillman previewed by telephone Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) speech at a Polk County, Iowa, Republican fundraising event that evening. He also talked about President Obama’s comments in Dallas the previous day about health insurance in Texas. Mr. Gillman discussed Governor Perry’s resistance to expanding Medicaid and said that Governor Perry would be “testing the waters” in Iowa. 8:23 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Energy and Environmental Policy Greta Brawner; Michael Brune Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy ... Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy and environmental policy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He focused on renewable energy, climate change policy, and the Keystone XL pipeline. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program.
6:03 am AKT Approx. 55 min. Economy and Financial Markets Gerard Baker; Brian Moynihan Brian Moynihan spoke about the U.S. housing market and consumer confidence with Gerard Baker, ... Brian Moynihan spoke about the U.S. housing market and consumer confidence with Gerard Baker, Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal. This event was part of a Wall Street Journal interview series with American business leaders. 2:27 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Energy and Environmental Policy Greta Brawner; Michael Brune Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy ... Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy and environmental policy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He focused on renewable energy, climate change policy, and the Keystone XL pipeline. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:37 am AKT Approx. 23 min. LIVE Employment Non-Discrimination Act Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment ... Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Each urged House Speaker John Boehner to put the bill up for a House vote, after the Republican leader came out in opposition.
8:31 am AKT Approx. 39 min. LIVE State Department Nominations The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a confirmation for three State Department ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a confirmation for three State Department nominations. The nominations were Heather Higginbottom to be deputy secretary of state for management and resources; Sarah Sewall to be undersecretary of state for civilian security, democracy and human rights; Richard Stengel for undersecretary of state for public diplomacy. 3:02 pm AKT Approx. 23 min. Employment Non-Discrimination Act Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment ... Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Each urged House Speaker John Boehner to put the bill up for a House vote, after the Republican leader came out in opposition. 9:00 am AKT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Investor Protection Judd Gregg; Angela Keane Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets ... Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association’s investor bill of rights, which emphasizes clarity and disclosure between securities firms and investors. After his speech, he answered written questions from audience members.
9:13 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Federal Prisons and Sentencing The director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons testified on ways to reduce prison system costs ... The director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons testified on ways to reduce prison system costs incurred by repeat offenders. The second panel included state officials and experts on the topic. 3:28 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Preview of Texas Governor Rick Perry's Iowa Speech Todd GIllman; Bill Scanlan Todd Gillman previewed by telephone Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) speech at a Polk County, ... Todd Gillman previewed by telephone Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) speech at a Polk County, Iowa, Republican fundraising event that evening. He also talked about President Obama’s comments in Dallas the previous day about health insurance in Texas. Mr. Gillman discussed Governor Perry’s resistance to expanding Medicaid and said that Governor Perry would be “testing the waters” in Iowa. 10:03 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Economy and Financial Markets Gerard Baker; Brian Moynihan Brian Moynihan spoke about the U.S. housing market and consumer confidence with Gerard Baker, ... Brian Moynihan spoke about the U.S. housing market and consumer confidence with Gerard Baker, Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal. This event was part of a Wall Street Journal interview series with American business leaders.
11:19 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 35 min. Health Insurance Exchanges Secretary Kathleen Sebelius updated the committee on the status of fixing the ongoing difficulties ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius updated the committee on the status of fixing the ongoing difficulties with the Affordable Care Act’s HealthCare.gov insurance exchanges. She said many improvements had been made, but much more work still needed to be done. In responding to a question as to why she did not decide to shut down the site until all issues were resolved, she that accord to experts' analysis, doing so would not help. She stressed that the site was fixable and not fatally flawed. 3:34 pm AKT Approx. 26 min. Solar Energy Greta Brawner; Joseph Desmond Joseph Desmond talked about a project his company’s jointly-owned Ivanpah project, which was ... Joseph Desmond talked about a project his company’s jointly-owned Ivanpah project, which was set to be the world’s largest solar project when completed. Other topics included federal support that went into Ivanpah and the state of the U.S. solar energy industry. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 11:13 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, First Afternoon Hearing The first afternoon session of Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board public hearing on ... The first afternoon session of Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board public hearing on possible changes to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) data collection programs addressed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC). FISCA is the U.S. federal court that oversees intelligence community classified activities, and was established under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA). The witnesses were a former FISA court judge and two lawyers who have appeared before the court. Judge Carr suggested introducing another advocate to the process, one to protect the rights of the people. He also talked about having FISA Court decisions appealed to assure the judge made the right decision. James Baker, however, argued that adding more people to the process would risk more leaks.
1:55 pm AKT Approx. 26 min. Senate Leaders McConnell and Reid on Health Care Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) first wished Billy Graham a happy 95th birthday. Then ... Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) first wished Billy Graham a happy 95th birthday. Then he talked about Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius' testimony the previous day about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. He quoted her about Navigators, security issues, and the “blame game.” Senator McConnell criticized the Obama administration for poor preparation and for predictable outcomes such as dropped plans, increases in deductibles, and sign-up difficulties.

Then Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) called Republican criticisms of health care reforms “bad jokes.” He said the they had not offered anything constructive in response and that the health care law was “wonderful for America” and a legacy for the president. Among other topics he praised efforts by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) for the disabled such as television closed captioning, immigrations reform, and judicial nominations.
4:03 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Environmental Protection Agency Listening Session The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. In the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the Obama administration for being “at war with coal industry” and chastised the EPA for not holding meetings in Kentucky’s “coal country,” calling the proposed regulations “extreme.” 12:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Defense Policy Remarks Abraham Foxman; Chuck Hagel; Leon Panetta Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gave the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League centennial ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gave the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League centennial meeting held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. He urged the National Guard in all states to grant full benefits to same-sex couples after nine states denied benefits to these couples. He also announced that Israel would receive six V22 Osprey aircrafts. Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta also addressed attendees and was awarded the ADL’s Gorowitz Award for his public service.
2:22 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Preview of Texas Governor Rick Perry's Iowa Speech Todd GIllman; Bill Scanlan Todd Gillman previewed by telephone Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) speech at a Polk County, ... Todd Gillman previewed by telephone Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) speech at a Polk County, Iowa, Republican fundraising event that evening. He also talked about President Obama’s comments in Dallas the previous day about health insurance in Texas. Mr. Gillman discussed Governor Perry’s resistance to expanding Medicaid and said that Governor Perry would be “testing the waters” in Iowa. 5:40 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties. 1:33 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. White House Briefing on Iran's Nuclear Program James Carney During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about ... During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program.
2:28 pm AKT Approx. 23 min. Employment Non-Discrimination Act Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment ... Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Each urged House Speaker John Boehner to put the bill up for a House vote, after the Republican leader came out in opposition. 5:44 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Energy and Environmental Policy Greta Brawner; Michael Brune Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy ... Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy and environmental policy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He focused on renewable energy, climate change policy, and the Keystone XL pipeline. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program.
1:39 pm AKT Approx. 15 min. U.S. and the Global Economy Jacob Lew; Penny Pritzker Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about business investment. He described the state of the ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about business investment. He described the state of the global economy, citing improvement and the need for greater demand to increase economic growth. He also urged Congress to pass an immigration bill, reform the tax code, and repeal sequestration budget cuts. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker made opening remarks, “The U.S. Is Open for Business,” about the Obama administration’s efforts to encourage business investment.

“A View of the U.S. and Global Economy” was the opening keynote address of the first-ever SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit, held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. SelectUSA was a White House initiative to promote and facilitate investment in the United States.
2:52 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. White House Briefing on ENDA Legislation James Carney During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about the ... During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). 6:17 pm AKT Approx. 26 min. Solar Energy Greta Brawner; Joseph Desmond Joseph Desmond talked about a project his company’s jointly-owned Ivanpah project, which was ... Joseph Desmond talked about a project his company’s jointly-owned Ivanpah project, which was set to be the world’s largest solar project when completed. Other topics included federal support that went into Ivanpah and the state of the U.S. solar energy industry. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:07 pm AKT Approx. 51 min. Federal Prisons and Sentencing The director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons testified on ways to reduce prison system costs ... The director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons testified on ways to reduce prison system costs incurred by repeat offenders. The second panel included state officials and experts on the topic.
2:53 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Environmental Protection Agency Listening Session The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. In the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the Obama administration for being “at war with coal industry” and chastised the EPA for not holding meetings in Kentucky’s “coal country,” calling the proposed regulations “extreme.” 6:44 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Wind Energy Greta Brawner; Elizabeth Salerno Elizabeth Salerno talked about a report from her American Wind Energy Association group that ... Elizabeth Salerno talked about a report from her American Wind Energy Association group that suggested the wind industry experienced a “painful slowdown” in early 2013. She explained federal tax policy uncertainty that her group blamed for the slowdown and responded to arguments from groups who wanted to end federal tax subsidies for wind. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:59 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 28 min. Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties.
2:59 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. Investor Protection Judd Gregg; Angela Keane Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets ... Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association’s investor bill of rights, which emphasizes clarity and disclosure between securities firms and investors. After his speech, he answered written questions from audience members. 7:14 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2008 Financial Crisis, Economic Advisors Panel Economic advisors from the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations talked about the economic ... Economic advisors from the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations talked about the economic impact of the 2008 financial crisis. David Wessel moderated.

“2008 Revisited: The Economics of the Crisis” was part of “Five Years Later: A Financial Crisis Symposium” held at Venue SIX10 at the Spertus Institute, by the University of Chicago’s The Institute of Politics and the Paulson Institute.
6:31 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. Future of Race in America A panel of religious leaders and academics talked about the increasingly diverse and ... A panel of religious leaders and academics talked about the increasingly diverse and multi-cultural society of the United States. The focus was what racial consciousness might be like in the year 2050 and how religion and trans-nationalism might shape racial identity. 


“Preparing for 2050: The Changing Face of Race in America,” part of the annual International Festival of Arts and Ideas, was held in the Yale University Art Gallery. It was inspired by the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington which were celebrated in 2013.
4:01 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Preview of Texas Governor Rick Perry's Iowa Speech Todd GIllman; Bill Scanlan Todd Gillman previewed by telephone Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) speech at a Polk County, ... Todd Gillman previewed by telephone Governor Rick Perry’s (R-TX) speech at a Polk County, Iowa, Republican fundraising event that evening. He also talked about President Obama’s comments in Dallas the previous day about health insurance in Texas. Mr. Gillman discussed Governor Perry’s resistance to expanding Medicaid and said that Governor Perry would be “testing the waters” in Iowa. 8:16 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties. 7:26 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. White House Briefing on Iran's Nuclear Program James Carney During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about ... During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program.
4:06 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Comments on the Republican Party Bill Scanlan Electronic comments on the future of the Republican Party were shown while waiting for the start ... Electronic comments on the future of the Republican Party were shown while waiting for the start of the Polk County Republican Party’s annual Robb Kelley Fall Fundraising Dinner where Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) would be speaking. A live scene was shown of the crowd in the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa. 8:20 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Environmental Protection Agency Listening Session The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. In the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the Obama administration for being “at war with coal industry” and chastised the EPA for not holding meetings in Kentucky’s “coal country,” calling the proposed regulations “extreme.” 7:32 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises Cameron Sinclair Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, talked about his organization’s ... Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, talked about his organization’s efforts to provide sustainable buildings and reconstruction projects after humanitarian crises. He used slides and video as he talked about designing for a better life as well as responses to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2011 tsunami in Japan, and Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
“Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises” was a keynote address at the annual convention of the American Institute of Architects, held in the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
4:08 pm AKT Approx. 14 min. President Obama Remarks on Health Care in Dallas Barack Obama President Obama talked about the Affordable Care Act at Temple Emanu-El in Dallas, Texas. In ... President Obama talked about the Affordable Care Act at Temple Emanu-El in Dallas, Texas. In his remarks he talked about Texans' needs for affordable healthcare since the state was home to the highest rate of uninsured Americans. He also addressed the struggling HealthCare.gov website saying, “Nothing drives me more crazy than knowing that good insurance plans are for sale under the Affordable Care Act, but people are having trouble getting onto the website to buy it.” 9:59 pm AKT Approx. 33 min. Energy and Environmental Policy Greta Brawner; Michael Brune Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy ... Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy and environmental policy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He focused on renewable energy, climate change policy, and the Keystone XL pipeline. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:42 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Environmental Protection Agency Listening Session The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. In the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the Obama administration for being “at war with coal industry” and chastised the EPA for not holding meetings in Kentucky’s “coal country,” calling the proposed regulations “extreme.”
4:22 pm AKT Approx. 52 min. LIVE Rick Perry at Iowa Republican Fundraiser Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) was the featured speaker at the Polk County Republican Party’s ... Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) was the featured speaker at the Polk County Republican Party’s annual Robb Kelley Fall Fundraising Dinner, held at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa. He criticized President Obama on issues ranging from health care to Syria. Other speakers included Representative Tom Latham (R-IA), who said dissatisfaction over the health care law would help his party at the polls in November. A video clip featuring Governor Perry was shown of Caucus, a documentary film about the 2011-12 race for the Republican presidential nomination in Iowa. 10:32 pm AKT Approx. 26 min. Solar Energy Greta Brawner; Joseph Desmond Joseph Desmond talked about a project his company’s jointly-owned Ivanpah project, which was ... Joseph Desmond talked about a project his company’s jointly-owned Ivanpah project, which was set to be the world’s largest solar project when completed. Other topics included federal support that went into Ivanpah and the state of the U.S. solar energy industry. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:48 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. Defense Budget and Strategy Former Pentagon officials spoke about defense policy and future military strategy, focusing on ... Former Pentagon officials spoke about defense policy and future military strategy, focusing on ways in which budget decisions could affect future operations and global strategy. Dov Zakheim in his comments said members of Congress identified with the tea party movement do not understand the relationship between economic stability and a strong military.
5:15 pm AKT Approx. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones on the Republican Party Bill Scanlan Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on the future of the Republican Party after Texas ... Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on the future of the Republican Party after Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) spoke at the Polk County Republican Party’s annual Robb Kelley Fall Fundraising Dinner, held at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa. 10:59 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Wind Energy Greta Brawner; Elizabeth Salerno Elizabeth Salerno talked about a report from her American Wind Energy Association group that ... Elizabeth Salerno talked about a report from her American Wind Energy Association group that suggested the wind industry experienced a “painful slowdown” in early 2013. She explained federal tax policy uncertainty that her group blamed for the slowdown and responded to arguments from groups who wanted to end federal tax subsidies for wind. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:48 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 28 min. Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties.
5:37 pm AKT Approx. 48 min. Consumer Financial Protection Richard Cordray; Michael Peterson; Ben White Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a ... Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a Politico “Morning Money” breakfast. He said he considers some of the scrutiny from Congress as “advantageous” to the bureau because it points out the areas that the most attention. When asked about delaying the implementation of the qualified mortgage rule, he said the industry had had more than enough time to prepare, and expected “a good faith effort” rather than perfection. 11:29 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. 2008 Financial Crisis, Financial Analysts Panel Financial analysts discussed the 2008 financial crisis. Topics included the housing market ... Financial analysts discussed the 2008 financial crisis. Topics included the housing market and government regulation. They listed student loans and retirement accounts as concerns about what could cause another crisis. 

“Up and Down Wall Street: A Financial System on the Brink” was part of “Five Years Later: A Financial Crisis Symposium” held at Venue SIX10 at the Spertus Institute, by the University of Chicago’s The Institute of Politics and the Paulson Institute.
12:20 am AKT Approx. 54 min. Future of Race in America A panel of religious leaders and academics talked about the increasingly diverse and ... A panel of religious leaders and academics talked about the increasingly diverse and multi-cultural society of the United States. The focus was what racial consciousness might be like in the year 2050 and how religion and trans-nationalism might shape racial identity. 


“Preparing for 2050: The Changing Face of Race in America,” part of the annual International Festival of Arts and Ideas, was held in the Yale University Art Gallery. It was inspired by the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington which were celebrated in 2013.
6:26 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Investor Protection Judd Gregg; Angela Keane Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets ... Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association’s investor bill of rights, which emphasizes clarity and disclosure between securities firms and investors. After his speech, he answered written questions from audience members. 12:38 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Morning Hearing The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a public hearing in the Mayflower Hotel on ... The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a public hearing in the Mayflower Hotel on possible changes to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) data collection programs. The morning session examined two programs. One allows mass collection of phone records, the other Internet data. 1:16 am AKT Approx. 2 min. White House Briefing on Iran's Nuclear Program James Carney During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about ... During a portion of the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program.
7:26 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties. 1:21 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises Cameron Sinclair Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, talked about his organization’s ... Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, talked about his organization’s efforts to provide sustainable buildings and reconstruction projects after humanitarian crises. He used slides and video as he talked about designing for a better life as well as responses to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2011 tsunami in Japan, and Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
“Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises” was a keynote address at the annual convention of the American Institute of Architects, held in the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
7:31 pm AKT Approx. 19 min. Senate Debate on Toomey Amendment Before the Senate began voting on amendments, Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) spoke about his amendment ... Before the Senate began voting on amendments, Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) spoke about his amendment to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) which would provide an exemption for “religious” institutions. Senator Harkin (D-IA) spoke in opposition, saying that the amendment would open up businesses to lawsuits. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) concurred. 2:31 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Environmental Protection Agency Listening Session The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public listening session on ways to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. In the meeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the Obama administration for being “at war with coal industry” and chastised the EPA for not holding meetings in Kentucky’s “coal country,” calling the proposed regulations “extreme.”
7:51 pm AKT Approx. 23 min. Employment Non-Discrimination Act Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment ... Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Each urged House Speaker John Boehner to put the bill up for a House vote, after the Republican leader came out in opposition. 2:37 am AKT Approx. 57 min. Defense Budget and Strategy Former Pentagon officials spoke about defense policy and future military strategy, focusing on ... Former Pentagon officials spoke about defense policy and future military strategy, focusing on ways in which budget decisions could affect future operations and global strategy. Dov Zakheim in his comments said members of Congress identified with the tea party movement do not understand the relationship between economic stability and a strong military.
8:16 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. Rick Perry at Iowa Republican Fundraiser Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) was the featured speaker at the Polk County Republican Party’s ... Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) was the featured speaker at the Polk County Republican Party’s annual Robb Kelley Fall Fundraising Dinner, held at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa. He criticized President Obama on issues ranging from health care to Syria. Other speakers included Representative Tom Latham (R-IA), who said dissatisfaction over the health care law would help his party at the polls in November. A video clip featuring Governor Perry was shown of Caucus, a documentary film about the 2011-12 race for the Republican presidential nomination in Iowa.
8:32 pm AKT Approx. 48 min. Consumer Financial Protection Richard Cordray; Michael Peterson; Ben White Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a ... Richard Cordray talked about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau priorities with Ben White at a Politico “Morning Money” breakfast. He said he considers some of the scrutiny from Congress as “advantageous” to the bureau because it points out the areas that the most attention. When asked about delaying the implementation of the qualified mortgage rule, he said the industry had had more than enough time to prepare, and expected “a good faith effort” rather than perfection.
9:23 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. Investor Protection Judd Gregg; Angela Keane Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets ... Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association’s investor bill of rights, which emphasizes clarity and disclosure between securities firms and investors. After his speech, he answered written questions from audience members.
10:22 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties.
10:25 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. Hurricane Sandy Recovery Review Witnesses testified at a hearing on the response to and recovery from Hurricane Sandy, andthe ... Witnesses testified at a hearing on the response to and recovery from Hurricane Sandy, andthe challenges faced by affected communities following the storm.
12:28 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 28 min. Sequestration and National Defense Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to ... Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s ability to defend the country and could cause higher casualties.