C-SPAN Schedule

< Thursday, February 28 >

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6:00 am CT Approx. 7 min. LIVE Sequestration Deadline Ed O'Keefe; Peter Slen Ed O’Keefe spoke by phone about the status of the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to ... Ed O’Keefe spoke by phone about the status of the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to start on March 1 unless Congress and President Obama reach an agreement to prevent them. 5:42 am CT 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. 4:58 am CT 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.
6:08 am CT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Open Phones Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take effect the following day. "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. 7:28 am CT Approx. 3 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney; Arne Duncan 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.
6:28 am CT Approx. 3 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney; Arne Duncan 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.
6:51 am CT Approx. 32 min. LIVE Representative Matt Salmon on Sequestration Bobbi Jackson; Matt Salmon; Peter Slen Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending. Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Salmon also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
7:31 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. 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. 6:34 am CT Approx. 35 min. President Raul Castro Addresses Cuban National Assembly Raul Castro 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.
7:25 am CT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Representative Adam Smith on Sequestration Adam Smith; Peter Slen Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending.*Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Smith also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:00 am CT Approx. 8 hr. 31 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.
Thereafter, the Senate resumed ...
The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.
Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.388, the American Family Economic Protection Act.
7:11 am CT 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.
8:01 am CT Approx. 5 hr. 6 min. LIVE House Session The U.S. House of Representatives renewed the Violence Against Women Act through 2018 by a 286-138 ... The U.S. House of Representatives renewed the Violence Against Women Act through 2018 by a 286-138 margin. 5:32 pm CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria. 7:17 am CT Approx. 39 min. Vice President Biden Remarks on Gun Control Joseph Biden 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.
1:08 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Representatives Moore and Meehan on Violence Against Women Act Representatives Moore and Meehan spoke about the Violence Against Women Act. Representatives Moore and Meehan spoke about the Violence Against Women Act. 5:38 pm CT Approx. 34 min. Representative Adam Smith on Sequestration Adam Smith; Peter Slen Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending.*Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Smith also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:57 am CT Approx. 3 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney; Arne Duncan 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.
1:12 pm CT Approx. 8 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
6:13 pm CT Approx. 46 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria. 8:04 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. LIVE Measurement of Teacher Performance Education professionals testified on teacher performance measurements being used in different ... Education professionals testified on teacher performance measurements being used in different states that emphasize student achievement over teacher credentials. Some of those methods included efforts in specific school districts to increase the frequency of teacher evaluations, using various tools such as student surveys, and classroom observation. Steve Cantrell said the greatest predictor of student performance was teacher effectiveness.
1:21 pm CT Approx. 39 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House ... At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House Democratic women talked about the impact of sequestration on women. 7:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Medicare and Medicaid Modernization Jonathan Blum testified on Medicare and Medicaid modernization efforts. He said the agency ... Jonathan Blum testified on Medicare and Medicaid modernization efforts. He said the agency was making progress in implementing changes to the nation’s health care delivery system under the Affordable Care Act. He added that changes thus far had produced some positive results such as decreased re-admissions to hospitals and reduce growth in Medicare costs. 9:23 am CT Approx. 6 min. Sequestration Deadline Ed O'Keefe; Peter Slen Ed O’Keefe spoke by phone about the status of the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to ... Ed O’Keefe spoke by phone about the status of the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to start on March 1 unless Congress and President Obama reach an agreement to prevent them.
2:01 pm CT Approx. 18 min. Senate Democratic Leaders on Sequestration Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take ... Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take effect the following day.*"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. 8:22 pm CT Approx. 5 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria. 9:33 am CT Approx. 39 min. LIVE House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House ... At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House Democratic women talked about the impact of sequestration on women.
2:21 pm CT Approx. 2 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
8:29 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Transportation Programs Transportation officials from the federal highway, rail, motor carrier, and traffic safety ... Transportation officials from the federal highway, rail, motor carrier, and traffic safety departments outlined their programs' priorities for the next year and how sequestration budget cuts could affect them. 
They spoke to state transportation officials at a 2013 AASHTO Washington Briefing held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill.
10:14 am CT Approx. 4 min. Representative Matt Salmon on Sequestration Bobbi Jackson; Matt Salmon; Peter Slen Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending. Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Salmon also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
2:24 pm CT Approx. 46 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria. 9:59 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Nuclear Security Military and Energy Department officials testified on nuclear security. The hearing focused ... Military and Energy Department officials testified on nuclear security. The hearing focused on security improvements and challenges with Energy Department nuclear facilities after the July 28, 2012, security breach at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where nuclear material is produced and stored. Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman called the security breach “unacceptable and a wake-up call” but said U.S. nuclear material is very well defended. Issues raised included accountability and structural and cultural concerns with the Energy Department and its National Nuclear Security Administration. 10:18 am CT Approx. 8 min. LIVE House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
3:13 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. General Debate on Violence Against Women Act Members debated passage of the Violence Against Women Act. Members debated passage of the Violence Against Women Act. 11:37 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Medicare and Medicaid Modernization Jonathan Blum testified on Medicare and Medicaid modernization efforts. He said the agency ... Jonathan Blum testified on Medicare and Medicaid modernization efforts. He said the agency was making progress in implementing changes to the nation’s health care delivery system under the Affordable Care Act. He added that changes thus far had produced some positive results such as decreased re-admissions to hospitals and reduce growth in Medicare costs. 10:31 am CT Approx. 32 min. Representative Adam Smith on Sequestration Adam Smith; Peter Slen Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending.*Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Smith also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
4:45 pm CT Approx. 24 min. Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer on Sequester Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending ... Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending sequestration, automatic spending cuts set to take place on March 1, 2013. 12:59 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Transportation Programs Transportation officials from the federal highway, rail, motor carrier, and traffic safety ... Transportation officials from the federal highway, rail, motor carrier, and traffic safety departments outlined their programs' priorities for the next year and how sequestration budget cuts could affect them. 
They spoke to state transportation officials at a 2013 AASHTO Washington Briefing held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill.
11:04 am CT Approx. 19 min. LIVE Senate Democratic Leaders on Sequestration Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take ... Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take effect the following day.*"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.
5:10 pm CT Approx. 2 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
3:11 am CT Approx. 54 min. Nuclear Security Military and Energy Department officials testified on nuclear security. The hearing focused ... Military and Energy Department officials testified on nuclear security. The hearing focused on security improvements and challenges with Energy Department nuclear facilities after the July 28, 2012, security breach at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where nuclear material is produced and stored. Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman called the security breach “unacceptable and a wake-up call” but said U.S. nuclear material is very well defended. Issues raised included accountability and structural and cultural concerns with the Energy Department and its National Nuclear Security Administration. 11:30 am CT 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.
5:13 pm CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria. 4:09 am CT Approx. 3 min. Representatives Moore and Meehan on Violence Against Women Act Representatives Moore and Meehan spoke about the Violence Against Women Act. Representatives Moore and Meehan spoke about the Violence Against Women Act. 11:37 am CT Approx. 1 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria.
5:19 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. State of the U.S. Economy Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an ... Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an assessment of the health of the U.S. economy, why growth in the economy continues to remain slow, and how to spur job creation. 4:13 am CT 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. 11:39 am CT Approx. 6 min. Sequestration Deadline Ed O'Keefe; Peter Slen Ed O’Keefe spoke by phone about the status of the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to ... Ed O’Keefe spoke by phone about the status of the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to start on March 1 unless Congress and President Obama reach an agreement to prevent them.
7:00 pm CT Approx. 18 min. Senate Democratic Leaders on Sequestration Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take ... Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take effect the following day.*"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. 11:46 am CT Approx. 2 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria.
7:20 pm CT Approx. 23 min. Senators on Automatic Spending Cuts Senators spoke about automatic spending cuts due to commence with budget sequestration on March 1. Senators spoke about automatic spending cuts due to commence with budget sequestration on March 1. 11:49 am CT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney; Arne Duncan 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.
7:43 pm CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria. 11:53 am CT Approx. 4 min. Secretary Napolitano on Budget Cuts James Carney; Janet Napolitano Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of sequestration scheduled to happen March 1, 2013. She said the budget cuts would add to wait times at airports, and Americans would feel the impact in the upcoming weeks. She responded to questions, including on immigration and border security. 
Secretary Napolitano spoke at the beginning of the White House daily briefing. After her remarks Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Only Secretary Napolitano’s remarks were shown.
“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.
7:49 pm CT Approx. 8 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
11:57 am CT Approx. 45 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria.
7:57 pm CT Approx. 40 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House ... At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House Democratic women talked about the impact of sequestration on women. 12:44 pm CT Approx. 2 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
8:37 pm CT Approx. 24 min. Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer on Sequester Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending ... Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending sequestration, automatic spending cuts set to take place on March 1, 2013. 12:49 pm CT 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.
9:05 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. State of the U.S. Economy Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an ... Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an assessment of the health of the U.S. economy, why growth in the economy continues to remain slow, and how to spur job creation. 4:15 pm CT Approx. 2 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
10:47 pm CT Approx. 18 min. Senate Democratic Leaders on Sequestration Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take ... Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take effect the following day.*"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. 4:18 pm CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria.
11:06 pm CT Approx. 23 min. Senators on Automatic Spending Cuts Senators spoke about automatic spending cuts due to commence with budget sequestration on March 1. Senators spoke about automatic spending cuts due to commence with budget sequestration on March 1. 4:22 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Religious Liberty Panelists talked about Stanford University Law School’s Religious Liberty Clinic and the ... Panelists talked about Stanford University Law School’s Religious Liberty Clinic and the types of cases the clinic would handle. Some of the issues they covered included the right to wear a turban working in McDonalds, getting a circumcision in prison, animal and human sacrifices, bringing religious weapons into government buildings, the distribution of drugs against religious convictions, and the health care law requirement for employer-covered contraceptives. They discussed recent and current federal and Supreme Court cases. The program included questions from audience members.
11:30 pm CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria. 5:49 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Justice Ginsburg on Women as Judges Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answered questions from a panel of law professors and ... Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answered questions from a panel of law professors and the audience about her experiences in law including her two decades on the Supreme Court, the important cases she had heard, and those coming up. She spoke at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s 13th annual Women and the Law Conference, “Her Honor: Women in the Judiciary,” in San Diego, California.
11:35 pm CT Approx. 8 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
7:03 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Measurement of Teacher Performance Education professionals testified on teacher performance measurements being used in different ... Education professionals testified on teacher performance measurements being used in different states that emphasize student achievement over teacher credentials. Some of those methods included efforts in specific school districts to increase the frequency of teacher evaluations, using various tools such as student surveys, and classroom observation. Steve Cantrell said the greatest predictor of student performance was teacher effectiveness.
11:44 pm CT Approx. 40 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House ... At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House Democratic women talked about the impact of sequestration on women. 8:21 pm CT Approx. 31 min. Representative Matt Salmon on Sequestration Bobbi Jackson; Matt Salmon; Peter Slen Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending. Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Salmon also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
12:24 am CT Approx. 24 min. Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer on Sequester Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending ... Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending sequestration, automatic spending cuts set to take place on March 1, 2013. 8:53 pm CT Approx. 33 min. Representative Adam Smith on Sequestration Adam Smith; Peter Slen Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending.*Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Smith also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
12:53 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. State of the U.S. Economy Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an ... Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an assessment of the health of the U.S. economy, why growth in the economy continues to remain slow, and how to spur job creation. 9:27 pm CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria.
2:35 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. General Debate on Violence Against Women Act Members debated passage of the Violence Against Women Act. Members debated passage of the Violence Against Women Act. 9:32 pm CT Approx. 2 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
3:56 am CT Approx. 18 min. Senate Democratic Leaders on Sequestration Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take ... Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the sequester budget cuts scheduled to take effect the following day.*"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. 9:36 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. 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.
4:15 am CT Approx. 23 min. Senators on Automatic Spending Cuts Senators spoke about automatic spending cuts due to commence with budget sequestration on March 1. Senators spoke about automatic spending cuts due to commence with budget sequestration on March 1. 11:06 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. State and Business Roles in Disability Employment Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories ... Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories in employing people with disabilities. Governors detailed their individual state programs. South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard shared his experiences growing up on a farm with two deaf parents. Judy Woodruff moderated. 
This was a special session on disability employment at the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting at the J.W. Marriott Hotel.
4:39 am CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria. 12:50 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Measurement of Teacher Performance Education professionals testified on teacher performance measurements being used in different ... Education professionals testified on teacher performance measurements being used in different states that emphasize student achievement over teacher credentials. Some of those methods included efforts in specific school districts to increase the frequency of teacher evaluations, using various tools such as student surveys, and classroom observation. Steve Cantrell said the greatest predictor of student performance was teacher effectiveness.
4:44 am CT Approx. 8 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget ... In his weekly briefing with reporters House Speaker John Boehner talked about sequestration budget cuts and his White House meeting with President Obama, both scheduled to happen the following day. Among his comments he said tax increases would not be a part of any budget compromise.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement that covered the debt ceiling and tax increases.
2:08 am CT Approx. 31 min. Representative Matt Salmon on Sequestration Bobbi Jackson; Matt Salmon; Peter Slen Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending. Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Salmon also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
4:52 am CT Approx. 40 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House ... At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House Democratic women talked about the impact of sequestration on women. 2:39 am CT Approx. 34 min. Representative Adam Smith on Sequestration Adam Smith; Peter Slen Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal ... Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the impact of “sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending.*Sequestration was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. Representative Smith also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
5:33 am CT Approx. 24 min. Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer on Sequester Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending ... Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending sequestration, automatic spending cuts set to take place on March 1, 2013. 3:19 am CT Approx. 4 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending ... Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Questions included the sequestration spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1, the steps necessary to invoke the budget sequester, and the civil war in Syria.
3:25 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. 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.
4:55 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. State and Business Roles in Disability Employment Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories ... Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories in employing people with disabilities. Governors detailed their individual state programs. South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard shared his experiences growing up on a farm with two deaf parents. Judy Woodruff moderated. 
This was a special session on disability employment at the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting at the J.W. Marriott Hotel.