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< Wednesday, February 27 >

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3:00 am AKT Approx. 28 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comments on the news of the day.
Ginger Gibson spoke by phone ...
Telephone lines were open for comments on the news of the day.
Ginger Gibson spoke by phone about the status of negotiations on preventing sequestration budget cuts scheduled to happen on March 1. Sequestration," a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
3:00 am AKT Approx. 34 min. LIVE Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. 1:49 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and other panelists talk about negotiations over Iran’s ... Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and other panelists talk about negotiations over Iran’s Nuclear Program. This event took place at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
3:29 am AKT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Rosa Parks Statue Dedication ; Eugene Daub spoke by telephone about the statue he designed of Rosa Parks. The statue would ... Eugene Daub spoke by telephone about the statue he designed of Rosa Parks. The statue would be the first full-size statue of an African American and the first statue honoring an African-American woman to reside in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. 3:36 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 23 min. American-U.S. Airways Merger Airline and business group representatives and antitrust analysts testified about the impact on ... Airline and business group representatives and antitrust analysts testified about the impact on competition and consumers of the proposed merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. 3:29 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Defense Department Briefing George Little talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the military during a ... George Little talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the military during a Defense Department briefing. Other topics included statistics on the number of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan and the process to confirm former Senator Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
3:36 am AKT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Voting Rights Act ; ; Ari Berman and Hans Von Spakovsky talked about the Supreme Court case challenging a provision of ... Ari Berman and Hans Von Spakovsky talked about the Supreme Court case challenging a provision of the Voting Rights Act known as Section 5, which says states and localities with a history of disenfranchising minorities must get federal approval before changing their voting procedures. The guests also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:00 am AKT Approx. 8 hr. 59 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a period of morning business. The Senate also confirmed the ... The Senate convened for a period of morning business. The Senate also confirmed the nomination of Jack Lew as secretary of the treasury on a vote of 71 to 26. 3:34 am AKT Approx. 38 min. Nuclear Arsenals ; Former Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher spoke about U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals. She said ... Former Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher spoke about U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals. She said the U.S. and Russia should further reduce their nuclear arsenals down to 1000 deployed weapons and 2500 weapons overall. The former undersecretary of state for arms control said that a new arms treaty was unlikely in the next couple of years, and that new reductions should be done after accounting for the nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea. Topics included budgetary restraints. This was the opening keynote address at the Fifth Annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit, “Maintaining a Credible Deterrent Amidst Funding Constraints,” held February 19-22, 2013, at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel by ExchangeMonitor Publications and Forums.
4:19 am AKT Approx. 26 min. LIVE Representative Phil Roe on Sequestration ; Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) talked about what he wanted to see come out of sequestration and ... Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) talked about what he wanted to see come out of sequestration and how it affects his home state of Tennessee. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:00 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility. 4:14 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. U.S. Border Security Witnesses testified on border and maritime security challenges and metrics for measuring ... Witnesses testified on border and maritime security challenges and metrics for measuring progress. Topics included defining when a border was secure, technology, operational control, immigration, and the possible impact of budget sequestration.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
4:47 am AKT Approx. 26 min. LIVE Representative Adam Schiff on Sequestration ; Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, talked about ... Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, talked about the pending sequestration set for March 1, 2013 and how his home state of California would be affected by the cuts.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
3:07 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Rosa Parks Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She ... A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She was the first African-American woman to have a statue in her honor in the Capitol. President Obama and congressional leaders spoke about her life and her contribution to the civil rights movement and the country as a whole. The ceremony included the presentation of the colors and performances by the U.S. Army Chorus and Army String Quartet. 6:02 am AKT Approx. 3 hr. 7 min. LIVE Monetary Policy and the Economy Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic ... Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. Among the issues he addressed were the use of quantitative easing, efforts to ease unemployment, efforts to control inflation, and the state of financial markets.
5:16 am AKT Approx. 19 min. LIVE Sequestration Transportation Department Budget Cuts ; Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of ... Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of Transportation. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
3:11 pm AKT Approx. 39 min. Vice President Biden Remarks on Gun Control Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the Obama administration’s proposals to reduce gun ... Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the Obama administration’s proposals to reduce gun violence. He asked the state attorneys general for their support of what he termed the administration’s “common sense” gun legislation speaking at the 2013 Winter/Spring Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C., of the National Association of Attorneys General. 9:10 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Sequestration's Impact on Education ; Alyson Klein spoke by phone about the impact of sequestration on education programs and school ... Alyson Klein spoke by phone about the impact of sequestration on education programs and school districts. 
5:37 am AKT Approx. 2 min. LIVE Sequestration's Impact on Education ; Alyson Klein spoke by phone about the impact of sequestration on education programs and school ... Alyson Klein spoke by phone about the impact of sequestration on education programs and school districts.  3:50 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility. 9:13 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Defense Secretary Hagel Remarks Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed Defense Department employees on his first day on the job after ... Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed Defense Department employees on his first day on the job after being confirmed in the Senate the previous afternoon.
5:39 am AKT Approx. 21 min. LIVE Sequestration Agriculture Department Budget Cuts ; Alan Bjerga talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Agriculture Department, ... Alan Bjerga talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Agriculture Department, including furloughs for up to a third of its workers, shutdowns of meat plants across the country and the summertime closure of national forest campgrounds. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:01 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Rosa Parks Statue Dedication ; Eugene Daub spoke by telephone about the statue he designed of Rosa Parks. The statue would ... Eugene Daub spoke by telephone about the statue he designed of Rosa Parks. The statue would be the first full-size statue of an African American and the first statue honoring an African-American woman to reside in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. 9:27 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comments on the news of the day.
Ginger Gibson spoke by phone ...
Telephone lines were open for comments on the news of the day.
Ginger Gibson spoke by phone about the status of negotiations on preventing sequestration budget cuts scheduled to happen on March 1. Sequestration," a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
6:01 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. LIVE Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. 4:07 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Rosa Parks Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She ... A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She was the first African-American woman to have a statue in her honor in the Capitol. President Obama and congressional leaders spoke about her life and her contribution to the civil rights movement and the country as a whole. The ceremony included the presentation of the colors and performances by the U.S. Army Chorus and Army String Quartet. 9:32 am AKT Approx. 21 min. Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks ; Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter/Spring ... Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter/Spring Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. He warned that sequestration budget cuts would have a “profound” effect on the Justice Department’s ability to fight crime. He also outlined the Justice Department’s and Obama administration’s efforts to pass gun violence measures.
7:20 am AKT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Rosa Parks Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She ... A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She was the first African-American woman to have a statue in her honor in the Capitol. President Obama and congressional leaders spoke about her life and her contribution to the civil rights movement and the country as a whole. The ceremony included the presentation of the colors and performances by the U.S. Army Chorus and Army String Quartet. 4:50 pm AKT Approx. 16 min. Communicators with Representative Mac Thornberry ; Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, ... Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, talked about President Obama’s February 14, 2013, cyber security executive order. He was interviewed remotely from Capitol Hill. Video clips of White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniels talking about the order on February 22, 2013, were played. 9:53 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Overview ; ; Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson and Former Acting Solicitor General Walter Dellinger gave ... Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson and Former Acting Solicitor General Walter Dellinger gave an overview of the cases before the Supreme Court during the 2012-13 term. Cases discussed included drug-dog sniffing cases, a voting rights case, an affirmative action case, and same-sex marriage cases. They also reflected on the previous term’s cases over the Affordable Care Act.
“U.S. Supreme Court Perspectives” was a luncheon program at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter/Spring Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C.
8:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 H.Res. 83 - A resolution providing for the consideration of S. 47 - Violence Against Women ... H.Res. 83 - A resolution providing for the consideration of S. 47 - Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Special Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Nugent / Rules Committee) 5:09 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. Overseas Drone Program Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American ... Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American citizens overseas, such as by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone. They discussed how best to take the due process of law into account in a battlefield situation where the enemy may be a U.S. citizen and made recommendations for better oversight of the program either by Congress or the Justice Department. 10:59 am AKT Approx. 38 min. White House Daily Briefing ; At the White House daily briefing, Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the impact of sequestration ... At the White House daily briefing, Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts to education program such as early childhood, primary and secondary education, and Impact Aid funds that involve military families and Native Americans education programs. Afterward, Jay Carney answered questions on President Obama’s March 1 meeting with congressional leaders regarding sequestration, deficit reduction, and the civil war in Syria.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
9:30 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Sequestration's Impact on Education ; Alyson Klein spoke by phone about the impact of sequestration on education programs and school ... Alyson Klein spoke by phone about the impact of sequestration on education programs and school districts.  7:31 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility. 11:38 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility.
9:33 am AKT Approx. 40 min. Voting Rights Act ; ; Ari Berman and Hans Von Spakovsky talked about the Supreme Court case challenging a provision of ... Ari Berman and Hans Von Spakovsky talked about the Supreme Court case challenging a provision of the Voting Rights Act known as Section 5, which says states and localities with a history of disenfranchising minorities must get federal approval before changing their voting procedures. The guests also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:40 pm AKT Approx. 30 min. Senators Baucus and Hatch on Lew Nomination Senators Baucus and Hatch, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, debated ... Senators Baucus and Hatch, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, debated the nomination of Jack Lew to be secretary of the treasury. 11:50 am AKT Approx. 19 min. Representative Phil Roe on Sequestration ; Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) talked about what he wanted to see come out of sequestration and ... Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) talked about what he wanted to see come out of sequestration and how it affects his home state of Tennessee. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
10:29 am AKT Approx. 10 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility. 8:10 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Sequestration Transportation Department Budget Cuts ; Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of ... Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of Transportation. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
12:11 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE E-Verify Program Benefits Witnesses testified on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' E-Verify Program, an ... Witnesses testified on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' E-Verify Program, an Internet-based tool that allows employers to determine the immigration status of its newly hired workers.
10:41 am AKT Approx. 13 min. Defense Secretary Hagel Remarks Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed Defense Department employees on his first day on the job after ... Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed Defense Department employees on his first day on the job after being confirmed in the Senate the previous afternoon. 8:17 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Rosa Parks Statue Dedication ; Eugene Daub spoke by telephone about the statue he designed of Rosa Parks. The statue would ... Eugene Daub spoke by telephone about the statue he designed of Rosa Parks. The statue would be the first full-size statue of an African American and the first statue honoring an African-American woman to reside in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. 1:41 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility.
10:55 am AKT Approx. 19 min. Sequestration Transportation Department Budget Cuts ; Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of ... Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of Transportation. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
8:21 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Rosa Parks Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She ... A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She was the first African-American woman to have a statue in her honor in the Capitol. President Obama and congressional leaders spoke about her life and her contribution to the civil rights movement and the country as a whole. The ceremony included the presentation of the colors and performances by the U.S. Army Chorus and Army String Quartet. 1:50 pm AKT Approx. 35 min. President Raul Castro Addresses Cuban National Assembly Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the opening of the Cuban National Assembly. He ... Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the opening of the Cuban National Assembly. He announced that his new five year term would be his last, marking 2018 as the end of the Castro family reign in Cuba. President Castro introduced Miguel Diaz, the new first vice-president likely to become the next president of Cuba. He highlighted the progress of the Cuban parliament and the advancement of women and Afro-Cubans in the executive branch. He also discussed proposed changes to the Cuban election process, including adding term limits and age limits. 
In Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation.
Courtesy of Cubavision.
11:16 am AKT Approx. 3 hr. 14 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 9:22 pm AKT Approx. 3 hr. 7 min. Monetary Policy and the Economy Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic ... Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. Among the issues he addressed were the use of quantitative easing, efforts to ease unemployment, efforts to control inflation, and the state of financial markets. 2:27 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Rosa Parks Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She ... A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She was the first African-American woman to have a statue in her honor in the Capitol. President Obama and congressional leaders spoke about her life and her contribution to the civil rights movement and the country as a whole. The ceremony included the presentation of the colors and performances by the U.S. Army Chorus and Army String Quartet.
2:31 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Violence Against Women Act ; Joanna Anderson talked about House debate on the Violence Against Women bill, which had already ... Joanna Anderson talked about House debate on the Violence Against Women bill, which had already passed in the Senate. 12:30 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility. 2:30 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. States and Education Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school ... Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school leaders. Following their presentations governors discussed their states' practices and reforms on educational leadership. Topics included teacher pay and workload, hiring standards, policy reforms, and insularity among education professionals.
This panel was part of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting at the J.W. Marriott Hotel, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
2:35 pm AKT Approx. 37 min. White House Daily Briefing ; At the White House daily briefing, Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the impact of sequestration ... At the White House daily briefing, Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts to education program such as early childhood, primary and secondary education, and Impact Aid funds that involve military families and Native Americans education programs. Afterward, Jay Carney answered questions on President Obama’s March 1 meeting with congressional leaders regarding sequestration, deficit reduction, and the civil war in Syria.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
12:39 am AKT Approx. 30 min. Senators Baucus and Hatch on Lew Nomination Senators Baucus and Hatch, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, debated ... Senators Baucus and Hatch, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, debated the nomination of Jack Lew to be secretary of the treasury. 4:00 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. Federal Aviation Administration Oversight Michael Huerta testified on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to implement the NextGen ... Michael Huerta testified on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to implement the NextGen modernization program and the potential impact of sequestration budget cuts on his agency.
3:15 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. Rosa Parks Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She ... A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She was the first African-American woman to have a statue in her honor in the Capitol. President Obama and congressional leaders spoke about her life and her contribution to the civil rights movement and the country as a whole. The ceremony included the presentation of the colors and performances by the U.S. Army Chorus and Army String Quartet. 1:09 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Sequestration Transportation Department Budget Cuts ; Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of ... Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of Transportation. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
6:11 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Sequestration Agriculture Department Budget Cuts ; Alan Bjerga talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Agriculture Department, ... Alan Bjerga talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Agriculture Department, including furloughs for up to a third of its workers, shutdowns of meat plants across the country and the summertime closure of national forest campgrounds. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
3:21 pm AKT Approx. 18 min. Representative Phil Roe on Sequestration ; Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) talked about what he wanted to see come out of sequestration and ... Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) talked about what he wanted to see come out of sequestration and how it affects his home state of Tennessee. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 1:18 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. U.S. Economic and Budgetary Outlook Robert Greenstein and Douglas Holtz-Eakin testified on the U.S. economic and budgetary ... Robert Greenstein and Douglas Holtz-Eakin testified on the U.S. economic and budgetary outlook. Hr. Holtz-Eakin cited entitlement spending as an area needing reform. Mr. Greenstein recommended a more gradual approach to spending cuts than the automatic budget sequestration scheduled for March 1, 2013.
Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf was present as scheduled but provided only written testimony due to time constraints.
6:17 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. School Safety and Security Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school ... Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included the possible benefit of having an armed officer on site at schools.
3:39 pm AKT Approx. 10 min. LIVE President Obama at Business Council Dinner President Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at the Business Council dinner. The ... President Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at the Business Council dinner. The President discussed efforts to avoid the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. The event took place at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC. 2:42 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. School Safety and Security Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school ... Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included the possible benefit of having an armed officer on site at schools. 8:03 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility.
3:49 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Rosa Parks Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She ... A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled and dedicated in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. She was the first African-American woman to have a statue in her honor in the Capitol. President Obama and congressional leaders spoke about her life and her contribution to the civil rights movement and the country as a whole. The ceremony included the presentation of the colors and performances by the U.S. Army Chorus and Army String Quartet. 8:11 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. States and Education Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school ... Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school leaders. Following their presentations governors discussed their states' practices and reforms on educational leadership. Topics included teacher pay and workload, hiring standards, policy reforms, and insularity among education professionals.
This panel was part of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting at the J.W. Marriott Hotel, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
3:51 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Mayor Bloomberg on Budget Cuts New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with reporters after a meeting in the White House with Vice ... New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with reporters after a meeting in the White House with Vice President Biden on reducing gun violence.
In this portion of his remarks he talked about the impact on New York City of automatic sequestration budget cuts and said that Congress would "find a way to postpone the sequester". He also talked about need for immigration reform.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
9:41 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. White House Daily Briefing ; At the White House daily briefing, Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the impact of sequestration ... At the White House daily briefing, Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts to education program such as early childhood, primary and secondary education, and Impact Aid funds that involve military families and Native Americans education programs. Afterward, Jay Carney answered questions on President Obama’s March 1 meeting with congressional leaders regarding sequestration, deficit reduction, and the civil war in Syria.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
3:57 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. Defense Secretary Hagel Remarks Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed Defense Department employees on his first day on the job after ... Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed Defense Department employees on his first day on the job after being confirmed in the Senate the previous afternoon. 9:47 pm AKT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. Federal Aviation Administration Oversight Michael Huerta testified on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to implement the NextGen ... Michael Huerta testified on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to implement the NextGen modernization program and the potential impact of sequestration budget cuts on his agency.
4:12 pm AKT Approx. 3 hr. 25 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility. 11:58 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Sequestration Agriculture Department Budget Cuts ; Alan Bjerga talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Agriculture Department, ... Alan Bjerga talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Agriculture Department, including furloughs for up to a third of its workers, shutdowns of meat plants across the country and the summertime closure of national forest campgrounds. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
7:39 pm AKT Approx. 39 min. Vice President Biden Remarks on Gun Control Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the Obama administration’s proposals to reduce gun ... Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the Obama administration’s proposals to reduce gun violence. He asked the state attorneys general for their support of what he termed the administration’s “common sense” gun legislation speaking at the 2013 Winter/Spring Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C., of the National Association of Attorneys General. 12:04 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. School Safety and Security Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school ... Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included the possible benefit of having an armed officer on site at schools.
8:20 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Mayor Bloomberg on Budget Cuts New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with reporters after a meeting in the White House with Vice ... New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with reporters after a meeting in the White House with Vice President Biden on reducing gun violence.
In this portion of his remarks he talked about the impact on New York City of automatic sequestration budget cuts and said that Congress would "find a way to postpone the sequester". He also talked about need for immigration reform.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
1:50 am AKT Approx. 6 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility.
8:26 pm AKT Approx. 13 min. Defense Secretary Hagel Remarks Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed Defense Department employees on his first day on the job after ... Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed Defense Department employees on his first day on the job after being confirmed in the Senate the previous afternoon. 1:58 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. States and Education Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school ... Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school leaders. Following their presentations governors discussed their states' practices and reforms on educational leadership. Topics included teacher pay and workload, hiring standards, policy reforms, and insularity among education professionals.
This panel was part of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting at the J.W. Marriott Hotel, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
8:41 pm AKT Approx. 9 min. President Obama at Business Council Dinner President Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at the Business Council dinner. The ... President Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at the Business Council dinner. The President discussed efforts to avoid the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. The event took place at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC.
8:52 pm AKT Approx. 3 hr. 24 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility.
12:18 am AKT Approx. 5 min. Mayor Bloomberg on Budget Cuts New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with reporters after a meeting in the White House with Vice ... New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with reporters after a meeting in the White House with Vice President Biden on reducing gun violence.
In this portion of his remarks he talked about the impact on New York City of automatic sequestration budget cuts and said that Congress would "find a way to postpone the sequester". He also talked about need for immigration reform.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
12:27 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. Overseas Drone Program Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American ... Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American citizens overseas, such as by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone. They discussed how best to take the due process of law into account in a battlefield situation where the enemy may be a U.S. citizen and made recommendations for better oversight of the program either by Congress or the Justice Department.
2:50 am AKT Approx. 9 min. President Obama at Business Council Dinner President Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at the Business Council dinner. The ... President Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at the Business Council dinner. The President discussed efforts to avoid the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. The event took place at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC.