C-SPAN Schedule

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3:00 am AKT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do you pay your fair share in ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do you pay your fair share in taxes?”
At the end of the program, a clip of Government Services Administration official Jeff Neely invoking his Fifth Amendment right at a House Oversight and Government Affairs hearing was shown. Mr. Neely was placed on administrative leave on charges of misusing taxpayer money for a lavish conference for the agency.
2:52 am AKT Approx. 58 min. Tax Policy and Economic Growth Panelists analyzed several tax theories. Topics included value-added taxes (VAT), Herman ... Panelists analyzed several tax theories. Topics included value-added taxes (VAT), Herman Can’s 9-9-9 plan, and state and corporate taxes. 2:02 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Afghanistan and Pakistan Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop ... Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop withdrawal. Among the topics they addressed were U.S. strategy in the region, the capabilities of Afghan security forces, and the political situation in Afghanistan. They responded to questions from the audience.
3:49 am AKT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Representative Dennis Ross on General Services Administration Spending Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Dennis Ross Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL), a member of the House Oversight and Government Affairs ... Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL), a member of the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee, talked about the committee’s previous day' hearing on wasteful spending by the Government Services Administration. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
3:52 am AKT Approx. 36 min. Export-Import Bank Conference Fred Hochberg; Valerie Jarrett Fred Hochburg spoke about objections from some members of Congress to renewing the Export-Import ... Fred Hochburg spoke about objections from some members of Congress to renewing the Export-Import Bank charter on the grounds that it distorts the market and risks taxpayer money. Mr. Hockburg said that efforts to “gut” the organization would hurt U.S. businesses as they compete globally. Following his remarks, White House Adviser Valerie Jarrett talked about the Obama administration’s commitment to increasing trade. 3:19 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Labor Issues Union leaders participated in a forum on jobs and labor issues. Among the topics addressed ... Union leaders participated in a forum on jobs and labor issues. Among the topics addressed were collective bargaining, the state of the economy, and job creation. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis then talked about the Obama administration’s plan for creating jobs and stimulating the economy. After her remarks, the panelists returned to answer questions from audience members.
4:33 am AKT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Representative Bobby Scott on Crack Cocaine Sentencing Greta Brawner; Robert Scott Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) talked about the issue of racial profiling related to a Supreme ... Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) talked about the issue of racial profiling related to a Supreme Court case on crack cocaine sentencing. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:28 am AKT Approx. 56 min. U.S. Economic Competitiveness Business leaders talked about what their companies do and how increasing exports would help ... Business leaders talked about what their companies do and how increasing exports would help them. Among the topics they addressed were the markets for U.S.-manufactured goods, international trade regulation, and improving the capacity of the workforce. They responded to questions from the audience. 4:38 am AKT Approx. 53 min. Michael Weiner on Collective Bargaining Michael Weiner; Theresa Werner Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as ... Michael Weiner talked about the future of collective bargaining for baseball players as well as other professions. He asserted that collective bargaining has been used in the recent past as a way to blame unions for the struggling economic climate, and that legislative acts to strip workers of rights will not help the economy. In his remarks he said that collective bargaining “is the only realistic leverage” workers have and that it “allows them a voice.” Following his speech he answered written questions from the audience.
5:15 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Matthew Delorenzo StudentCam Interview Matthew Delorenzo; Josh Koning Matthew Delorenzo and was interviewed about the video he made with Josiah Vega , The Great ... Matthew Delorenzo and was interviewed about the video he made with Josiah Vega , The Great Debate. The film was one of the middle school section second prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are eighth graders at Elysian Middle School in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The local cable company was Cablevision.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
5:25 am AKT Approx. 34 min. Secretary Donovan on the Housing Market and Foreclosures Shaun Donovan; Al Sharpton Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan talked about the economy, the housing ... Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan talked about the economy, the housing market and foreclosures. In his remarks he referred to the$25 billion mortgage servicing settlement the with the top five lenders, saying the payment makes the banks pay for their treatment of people during the housing crisis. 5:33 am AKT Approx. 27 min. Mitt Romney Remarks at the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus W. Romney Mitt Romney addressed the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus. He contrasted his tax cut proposals ... Mitt Romney addressed the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus. He contrasted his tax cut proposals with President Obama’s policies.
5:19 am AKT Approx. 41 min. LIVE American Legislative Exchange Council Greta Brawner; Fredreka Schouten Fredreka Schouten talked about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a 501 (c)(3) ... Fredreka Schouten talked about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a 501 (c)(3) organization that helps craft legislation on behalf of state legislators. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. ALEC has been in the news recently when several companies dropped support after learning the organization helped spread Stand Your Ground laws and state voter identification laws. Topics included the group’s membership and funding, and ways that ALEC differs from others who influence and create legislation. 5:59 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 46 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate convened for a period of morning business.
*At approx. 11am, the Senate will ...
The Senate convened for a period of morning business.
*At approx. 11am, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S 1789, a proposed overhaul of the postal service.
*At 11:10am, the Senate will take a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to the postal service bill.
6:01 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 17 min. LIVE Racial Profiling Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, ... Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, relations between law enforcement and African-Americans, as well as anti-terrorism efforts that target American Muslims. One of the witnesses was Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD), who had introduced legislation called the 'End Racial Profiling Act'. Witnesses also talked about closing loopholes in the U.S. Department of Justice’s racial profiling guidance, and the Justice Department Civil Rights Division’s enforcement of federal civil rights laws to prevent profiling by state and local law enforcement agencies.
6:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. LIVE Morning Hour During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no ... During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition, Morning Hour concludes. 8:49 am AKT Approx. 44 min. General Services Administration Oversight Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish ... Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish conference the organization held in Las Vegas in October 2010. They talked about planning for the conference, decisions made by government personnel, and the official response to the scandal. 8:18 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Space Shuttle Discovery Fly-Over Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles ... Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles International Airport.
7:15 am AKT Approx. 11 min. LIVE Space Shuttle Discovery Landing Footage was shown of the Shuttle Discovery being taken on the back of a modified jumbo jet to ... Footage was shown of the Shuttle Discovery being taken on the back of a modified jumbo jet to Dulles Airport for delivery to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. 9:34 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Matthew Delorenzo StudentCam Interview Matthew Delorenzo; Josh Koning Matthew Delorenzo and was interviewed about the video he made with Josiah Vega , The Great ... Matthew Delorenzo and was interviewed about the video he made with Josiah Vega , The Great Debate. The film was one of the middle school section second prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are eighth graders at Elysian Middle School in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The local cable company was Cablevision.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
8:32 am AKT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Racial Profiling Hearing News Conference Following a Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing on racial profiling, Senator Ben ... Following a Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing on racial profiling, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) held a news conference on his legislation, the “End Racial Profiling Act.” Following Senator Cardin’s remarks, victims told their personal stories of racial profiling.
7:27 am AKT Approx. 9 min. LIVE Oil Markets Oversight and Regulation Barack Obama President Obama announced a new plan to strengthen federal oversight of oil markets. The ... President Obama announced a new plan to strengthen federal oversight of oil markets. The proposal would help federal law enforcement officials detect illegal speculation in the oil markets, which some say plays a role in rising gas prices. 9:39 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Space Shuttle Discovery Fly-Over Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles ... Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles International Airport. 9:32 am AKT Approx. 28 min. Mitt Romney Remarks at the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus W. Romney Mitt Romney addressed the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus. He contrasted his tax cut proposals ... Mitt Romney addressed the Tri-State Tea Party Caucus. He contrasted his tax cut proposals with President Obama’s policies.
7:36 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Space Shuttle Discovery Fly-Over Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles ... Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles International Airport. 9:54 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Oil Markets Oversight and Regulation Barack Obama President Obama announced a new plan to strengthen federal oversight of oil markets. The ... President Obama announced a new plan to strengthen federal oversight of oil markets. The proposal would help federal law enforcement officials detect illegal speculation in the oil markets, which some say plays a role in rising gas prices. 10:02 am AKT Approx. 39 min. Representative Dennis Ross on General Services Administration Spending Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Dennis Ross Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL), a member of the House Oversight and Government Affairs ... Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL), a member of the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee, talked about the committee’s previous day' hearing on wasteful spending by the Government Services Administration. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
7:51 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Great Debate Matthew Delorenzo; Josian Vega Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega’s video, The Great Debate, was one of the second ... Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega’s video, The Great Debate, was one of the second prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are eighth graders at Elysian Middle School in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The local cable company was Cablevision.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
10:05 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Great Debate Matthew Delorenzo; Josian Vega Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega’s video, The Great Debate, was one of the second ... Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega’s video, The Great Debate, was one of the second prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are eighth graders at Elysian Middle School in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The local cable company was Cablevision.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
10:46 am AKT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Federal Budget Markup Preview Kent Conrad Senate Budget Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) announced that he will introduce a fiscal year 2013 budget ... Senate Budget Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) announced that he will introduce a fiscal year 2013 budget resolution for markup in the committee to begin. The resolution is based on the Simpson-Bowles plan but with some changes. He said he did not expect a vote before the November elections.
8:00 am AKT Approx. 5 hr. 10 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 H.R. 4089 - Sportsmen’s Heritage Act of 2012 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff ... H.R. 4089 - Sportsmen’s Heritage Act of 2012 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Miller / Natural Resources Committee / Agriculture Committee / Energy and Commerce Committee)
The rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
Rep. Doc Hastings Manager’s Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Rush Holt Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Raul Grijalva Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gary Peters Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Fleming Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Tim Bishop Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Martin Heinrich Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Virginia Foxx Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
10:15 am AKT Approx. 4 hr. 33 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 11:22 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Matthew Delorenzo StudentCam Interview Matthew Delorenzo; Josh Koning Matthew Delorenzo and was interviewed about the video he made with Josiah Vega , The Great ... Matthew Delorenzo and was interviewed about the video he made with Josiah Vega , The Great Debate. The film was one of the middle school section second prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are eighth graders at Elysian Middle School in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The local cable company was Cablevision.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
1:13 pm AKT Approx. 39 min. Representative Dennis Ross on General Services Administration Spending Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Dennis Ross Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL), a member of the House Oversight and Government Affairs ... Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL), a member of the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee, talked about the committee’s previous day' hearing on wasteful spending by the Government Services Administration. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
2:51 pm AKT Approx. 34 min. 2012 Congressional Pig Book Release Congressional leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about wasteful government spending ... Congressional leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about wasteful government spending programs. The news conference coincided with the release of the Congressional 2012 “Pig Book,” reported areports a “record low” of only 152 earmarks, a 98.3% decrease from the 9,129 earmarks in fiscal year 2010. The annual report revealed that although earmarks have dropped drastically, numerous pet projects had still found their ways into appropriation bills, despite the moratorium on earmarks. 11:28 am AKT Approx. 44 min. General Services Administration Oversight Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish ... Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish conference the organization held in Las Vegas in October 2010. They talked about planning for the conference, decisions made by government personnel, and the official response to the scandal.
1:53 pm AKT Approx. 3 hr. 59 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 H.R. 4089 - Sportsmen’s Heritage Act of 2012 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff ... H.R. 4089 - Sportsmen’s Heritage Act of 2012 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Miller / Natural Resources Committee / Agriculture Committee / Energy and Commerce Committee) 3:27 pm AKT Approx. 41 min. Representative Bobby Scott on Crack Cocaine Sentencing Greta Brawner; Robert Scott Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) talked about the issue of racial profiling related to a Supreme ... Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) talked about the issue of racial profiling related to a Supreme Court case on crack cocaine sentencing. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:15 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Political Transition and New Constitution Panelists talked about the political process, forming governments, and drafting new national ... Panelists talked about the political process, forming governments, and drafting new national constitutions in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya following political uprisings that occurred in the “Arab Spring” of 2011. Among the topics they addressed were political activity since the fall of their previous governments, the democratic intentions of the revolutionary movements, and process of drafting a constitution. Following their remarks, they answered questions from audience members.
5:54 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 5 min. Changes to Retirement Savings Plans Witnesses testified on the pros and cons of available current retirement savings plans. They ... Witnesses testified on the pros and cons of available current retirement savings plans. They focused on employer-sponsored defined contribution plans as well as Individual Retirement Accounts, and reviewed whether the ad hoc development of retirement savings tax incentives had led to undue complexity and inefficiency that reduced the effectiveness of these incentives. 4:10 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 16 min. Racial Profiling Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, ... Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, relations between law enforcement and African-Americans, as well as anti-terrorism efforts that target American Muslims. One of the witnesses was Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD), who had introduced legislation called the 'End Racial Profiling Act'. Witnesses also talked about closing loopholes in the U.S. Department of Justice’s racial profiling guidance, and the Justice Department Civil Rights Division’s enforcement of federal civil rights laws to prevent profiling by state and local law enforcement agencies. 1:45 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Afghanistan and Pakistan Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop ... Panelists spoke about U.S. operations in Afghanistan and preparations for the 2014 troop withdrawal. Among the topics they addressed were U.S. strategy in the region, the capabilities of Afghan security forces, and the political situation in Afghanistan. They responded to questions from the audience.
8:01 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. Oil Markets Oversight and Regulation Barack Obama President Obama announced a new plan to strengthen federal oversight of oil markets. The ... President Obama announced a new plan to strengthen federal oversight of oil markets. The proposal would help federal law enforcement officials detect illegal speculation in the oil markets, which some say plays a role in rising gas prices. 6:30 pm AKT Approx. 35 min. Federal Budget Markup Preview Kent Conrad Senate Budget Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) announced that he will introduce a fiscal year 2013 budget ... Senate Budget Chair Kent Conrad (D-ND) announced that he will introduce a fiscal year 2013 budget resolution for markup in the committee to begin. The resolution is based on the Simpson-Bowles plan but with some changes. He said he did not expect a vote before the November elections. 3:03 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Wartime Contracting Reform Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to overhaul the federal government’s ... Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to overhaul the federal government’s planning, management, and oversight of wartime-support contracting. A recent report found as much as $60 billion of waste and fraud in wartime contracts for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
8:13 pm AKT Approx. 46 min. Release of the Main Chapters of the World Economic Outlook International Monetary Fund officials spoke to reporters and answered questions about the World ... International Monetary Fund officials spoke to reporters and answered questions about the World Economic Outlook,Spring 2012 report. They said that while the U.S. was expected to have slight growth, Europe wouldsee its economy shrink as it dealt with its debt crisis. 7:10 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. Space Shuttle Discovery Fly-Over Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles ... Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles International Airport. 5:02 pm AKT Approx. 35 min. 2012 Congressional Pig Book Release Congressional leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about wasteful government spending ... Congressional leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about wasteful government spending programs. The news conference coincided with the release of the Congressional 2012 “Pig Book,” reported areports a “record low” of only 152 earmarks, a 98.3% decrease from the 9,129 earmarks in fiscal year 2010. The annual report revealed that although earmarks have dropped drastically, numerous pet projects had still found their ways into appropriation bills, despite the moratorium on earmarks.
9:00 pm AKT Approx. 7 min. Great Debate Matthew Delorenzo; Josian Vega Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega’s video, The Great Debate, was one of the second ... Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega’s video, The Great Debate, was one of the second prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are eighth graders at Elysian Middle School in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The local cable company was Cablevision.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
7:24 pm AKT Approx. 5 hr. 13 min. General Services Administration Oversight Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish ... Government Services Administration (GSA) current and former officials testified on the lavish conference the organization held in Las Vegas in October 2010. They talked about planning for the conference, decisions made by government personnel, and the official response to the scandal. 5:38 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. Art and Politics Alec Baldwin; Theresa Werner Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed ... Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed the importance of art to American culture and the economy. In addition, he commented on social media technology, the state of television programming, his work on the television series ‘30 Rock,’ and working with NBC. He answered written questions from the audience after his speech.
9:10 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 5 min. Changes to Retirement Savings Plans Witnesses testified on the pros and cons of available current retirement savings plans. They ... Witnesses testified on the pros and cons of available current retirement savings plans. They focused on employer-sponsored defined contribution plans as well as Individual Retirement Accounts, and reviewed whether the ad hoc development of retirement savings tax incentives had led to undue complexity and inefficiency that reduced the effectiveness of these incentives. 12:41 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Senate Debate on Changes to the U.S. Postal Service Senators debated legislation on the U.S. Postal Service and an amendment concerning aid to Egypt. Senators debated legislation on the U.S. Postal Service and an amendment concerning aid to Egypt. 6:41 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. U.S. Oil Security A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence ... A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence on foreign oil, calling it one of the top national security issues. Former Vice Chair of General Motors Bob Lutz, who is part of the group, cautioned conservatives from rejecting electric cars because they believe it an idea of the “liberal left.”
11:18 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. Oil Markets Oversight and Regulation Barack Obama President Obama announced a new plan to strengthen federal oversight of oil markets. The ... President Obama announced a new plan to strengthen federal oversight of oil markets. The proposal would help federal law enforcement officials detect illegal speculation in the oil markets, which some say plays a role in rising gas prices. 1:50 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. Markets and Taxes Panelists talked about taxing the energy industry and capital markets. After their ... Panelists talked about taxing the energy industry and capital markets. After their discussion, they answered questions from the audience. 8:07 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. U.S. Economic Competitiveness Business leaders talked about what their companies do and how increasing exports would help ... Business leaders talked about what their companies do and how increasing exports would help them. Among the topics they addressed were the markets for U.S.-manufactured goods, international trade regulation, and improving the capacity of the workforce. They responded to questions from the audience.
11:29 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Matthew Delorenzo StudentCam Interview Matthew Delorenzo; Josh Koning Matthew Delorenzo and was interviewed about the video he made with Josiah Vega , The Great ... Matthew Delorenzo and was interviewed about the video he made with Josiah Vega , The Great Debate. The film was one of the middle school section second prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. They are eighth graders at Elysian Middle School in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The local cable company was Cablevision.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
2:51 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Space Shuttle Discovery Fly-Over Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles ... Space shuttle Discovery was shown flying low over Washington, D.C. before touching down at Dulles International Airport. 9:05 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Wartime Contracting Reform Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to overhaul the federal government’s ... Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to overhaul the federal government’s planning, management, and oversight of wartime-support contracting. A recent report found as much as $60 billion of waste and fraud in wartime contracts for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
11:36 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 16 min. Racial Profiling Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, ... Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, relations between law enforcement and African-Americans, as well as anti-terrorism efforts that target American Muslims. One of the witnesses was Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD), who had introduced legislation called the 'End Racial Profiling Act'. Witnesses also talked about closing loopholes in the U.S. Department of Justice’s racial profiling guidance, and the Justice Department Civil Rights Division’s enforcement of federal civil rights laws to prevent profiling by state and local law enforcement agencies. 11:04 pm AKT Approx. 35 min. 2012 Congressional Pig Book Release Congressional leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about wasteful government spending ... Congressional leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about wasteful government spending programs. The news conference coincided with the release of the Congressional 2012 “Pig Book,” reported areports a “record low” of only 152 earmarks, a 98.3% decrease from the 9,129 earmarks in fiscal year 2010. The annual report revealed that although earmarks have dropped drastically, numerous pet projects had still found their ways into appropriation bills, despite the moratorium on earmarks.
1:52 am AKT Approx. 57 min. Racial Profiling Hearing News Conference Following a Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing on racial profiling, Senator Ben ... Following a Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing on racial profiling, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) held a news conference on his legislation, the “End Racial Profiling Act.” Following Senator Cardin’s remarks, victims told their personal stories of racial profiling. 11:41 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. Art and Politics Alec Baldwin; Theresa Werner Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed ... Alec Baldwin talked about federal funding for arts and education. In his remarks,he stressed the importance of art to American culture and the economy. In addition, he commented on social media technology, the state of television programming, his work on the television series ‘30 Rock,’ and working with NBC. He answered written questions from the audience after his speech.
2:51 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Article 5 Zachariah DeGiulio Zachariah DeGiulio’s video, Article 5: Changing the Constitution, was one of the high ... Zachariah DeGiulio’s video, Article 5: Changing the Constitution, was one of the high school second winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a junior at Voorhees High School in Glen Gardner, New Jersey. 
The local cable company was Comcast.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
12:43 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. U.S. Oil Security A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence ... A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence on foreign oil, calling it one of the top national security issues. Former Vice Chair of General Motors Bob Lutz, who is part of the group, cautioned conservatives from rejecting electric cars because they believe it an idea of the “liberal left.”
2:10 am AKT Approx. 56 min. U.S. Economic Competitiveness Business leaders talked about what their companies do and how increasing exports would help ... Business leaders talked about what their companies do and how increasing exports would help them. Among the topics they addressed were the markets for U.S.-manufactured goods, international trade regulation, and improving the capacity of the workforce. They responded to questions from the audience.