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6:00 am CT Approx. 16 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part One John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What issue is driving your ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What issue is driving your vote?” in the presidential election. 5:23 am CT Approx. 50 min. Women and the 2012 Election Marcia Greenberger; Judi Levin Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center talked about ... Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center talked about the role of women in the 2012 election. Among the topics addressed were education and employment, health and reproductive rights, and family economic security. She responded to questions from the audience. 5:29 am CT Approx. 49 min. Syria, Iran, and the Future of the Middle East James Falk; Roxane Farmanfarmaian; Patricia Patterson Iran and Western policy specialist Roxane Farmanfarmaian discussed Iran and Syria and their ... Iran and Western policy specialist Roxane Farmanfarmaian discussed Iran and Syria and their effects on the changing geopolitical map of the rest of the Middle East. Topics included current events including the Syrian Civil War, the threat from Iran’s nuclear program, the formation of new alliances and what she calls the Arab Cold War. She responded to questions from members of the audience at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel. "A Brand New Middle East? How the Iranian-Syrian Axis is Redrawing the Map" was a program of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Ft. Worth.
6:17 am CT Approx. 5 min. LIVE State Department E-mails on the Libya Consulate Attack John McArdle; Eric Schmitt Eric Schmitt was interviewed by phone about emails released by the State Department that were sent ... Eric Schmitt was interviewed by phone about emails released by the State Department that were sent from the American consulate in Libya on September 11th, 2012. The communications described the attack underway that led to the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others Americans. 6:17 am CT Approx. 2 min. Viewer Calls on Third-Party Candidates Bill Scanlan Telephone lines were open for comments on the impact of third-party candidates after a re-air of a ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the impact of third-party candidates after a re-air of a debate in Chicago among four third-party presidential candidates. Video clips from the debate were shown. 6:20 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 2012 Election Forecast Charlie Cook and Amy Walter talked about the 2012 presidential election as well as some of the key ... Charlie Cook and Amy Walter talked about the 2012 presidential election as well as some of the key congressional races. They also discussed the congressional lame duck session. Charlie Cook said despite Mitt Romney’s momentum since the first presidential debate with President Obama, he “hasn’t closed the sale.” Amy Walter in her comments said that the president has a slight edge in the electoral college.
6:23 am CT Approx. 16 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part Two John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What issue is driving your ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What issue is driving your vote?” in the presidential election.  6:20 am CT Approx. 56 min. Indiana Senate Debate Indiana Senate candidates State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly ... Indiana Senate candidates State Treasurer Richard Mourdock (R), U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly (D), and Andrew Horning (L) met in debate for the seat of Indiana Senator Dick Lugar, who Richard Mourdock defeated in the May 2012 primary for the Republican nomination.*This debate took place in the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center of Indiana University Southeast in New Albany.*The questions were submitted by citizens. Topics included health care, Medicare and Social Security, and abortion for rape victims. 7:41 am CT Approx. 55 min. New York 19th Congressional District Debate New York 19th Congressional District candidates Representative Chris Gibson (R) and Julian ... New York 19th Congressional District candidates Representative Chris Gibson (R) and Julian Schriebman (D) debated various campaign issues on a special edition of “New York Now.” Courtesy of WMHT.
6:39 am CT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Indiana and Ohio Senate Races Abby Livingston; John McArdle Abby Livingston talked about the fallout from Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard ... Abby Livingston talked about the fallout from Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s comment during his debate with Democratic challenger Representative Joe Donnelly. Mr. Mourdock said that a pregnancy resulting from rape was “something God intended to happen.” She also previewed the Senate debate in Ohio between Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown and Republican Josh Mandel. 7:18 am CT Approx. 42 min. California 52nd Congressional District Debate Brian Bilbray; Scott Peters Candidates for California’s 52nd Congressional District Representative Brian Bilbray (R) and ... Candidates for California’s 52nd Congressional District Representative Brian Bilbray (R) and Scott Peters (D) debated campaign issues. 8:39 am CT Approx. 56 min. Delaware Senate Debate Delaware Senate candidates Senator Tom Carper (D), Keven Wade (R), and Alex Pires (I) debated ... Delaware Senate candidates Senator Tom Carper (D), Keven Wade (R), and Alex Pires (I) debated various campaign issues at Mitchell Hall at the University of Delaware’s Newark campus. 
Courtesy of Delaware First Media and the University of Delaware.
6:44 am CT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Krist Novoselic on Electoral Reforms Bobbi Jackson; John McArdle; Krist Novoselic Krist Novoselic, founding member of the 90's band Nirvana, talked about FairVote.org, which ... Krist Novoselic, founding member of the 90's band Nirvana, talked about FairVote.org, which advocates for a variety of electoral reforms, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Some of the reforms include the congressional districting process, the two-party system, and the electoral college. He also discussed Nirvana’s and the grunge movement’s interest in political activism, and told a couple of stories about band member Kurt Cobain, who died in 1994.
Bobbi Jackson read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
8:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. LIVE Swing States, Polls, and Voting Patterns Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential race, voting patterns, the latest polling results, ... Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential race, voting patterns, the latest polling results, and the closest Senate and House races. They discussed Ohio and its status as a “swing” state, discussing the ground operations of President Obama and Mitt Romney in the state, early voting, and candidate strategy. Norm Ornstein said Republicans were unlikely to win the Senate and Democrats would probably not take back the House, but that some seats could flip parties. The program included questions from audience members. 9:37 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Kofi Annan on Diplomacy and Human Rights Kofi Annan; Strobe Talbott Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan talked about foreign affairs issues, including unrest in ... Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan talked about foreign affairs issues, including unrest in Syria. He also discussed his past work at the United Nations and ongoing efforts to establish peace and protect human rights.
7:28 am CT Approx. 37 min. LIVE Nevada and the the 2012 Election Karoun Demirjian; Bobbi Jackson; John McArdle Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 election and the dominant issues, including immigration, housing ,and the economy. She also shared what she had heard from candidates visiting the state and local voters, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part two of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
9:07 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. U.S. China Policy Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to ... Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to China. Topics included trade, currency manipulation, Chinese human rights issues, relations with Taiwan, the U.S. presence in the Asia Pacific region, and Chinese leadership changes. 11:08 am CT Approx. 49 min. Syria, Iran, and the Future of the Middle East James Falk; Roxane Farmanfarmaian; Patricia Patterson Iran and Western policy specialist Roxane Farmanfarmaian discussed Iran and Syria and their ... Iran and Western policy specialist Roxane Farmanfarmaian discussed Iran and Syria and their effects on the changing geopolitical map of the rest of the Middle East. Topics included current events including the Syrian Civil War, the threat from Iran’s nuclear program, the formation of new alliances and what she calls the Arab Cold War. She responded to questions from members of the audience at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel. "A Brand New Middle East? How the Iranian-Syrian Axis is Redrawing the Map" was a program of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Ft. Worth.
8:07 am CT Approx. 23 min. LIVE Democratic Strategy in Nevada John McArdle; Andres Ramirez Andres Ramirez talked about the Democratic strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential ... Andres Ramirez talked about the Democratic strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral college votes and congressional races. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 11:20 am CT Approx. 57 min. North Carolina Gubernatorial Debate North Carolina gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory (R) and Walter Dalton (D) debated various ... North Carolina gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory (R) and Walter Dalton (D) debated various campaign issues place at North Carolina Wesleyan College.
Courtesy of WRAL.
11:57 am CT Approx. 5 min. State Department E-mails on the Libya Consulate Attack John McArdle; Eric Schmitt Eric Schmitt was interviewed by phone about emails released by the State Department that were sent ... Eric Schmitt was interviewed by phone about emails released by the State Department that were sent from the American consulate in Libya on September 11th, 2012. The communications described the attack underway that led to the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others Americans.
8:33 am CT Approx. 26 min. LIVE Republican Strategy in Nevada Dan Burdish; John McArdle Dan Burdish talked about Republican strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral ... Dan Burdish talked about Republican strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral college votes and congressional races. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:20 pm CT Approx. 43 min. Latino Voters and the 2012 Election Maria Cardona; Ana Navarro; Arturo Vargas The National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) released reports on the growth of the ... The National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) released reports on the growth of the Latino population in the U.S., Hispanic candidates running for office, and the effects on Latino voters of voter identification laws passed since 2010. Mr. Vargas presented these reports with slides. After his briefing political strategists analyzed key races around the country where Latino candidates were involved and the role of the Latino vote in the presidential election, including stances on immigration. They responded to questions from members of the audience at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Portions of the question and answer period were in Spanish.
12:04 pm CT Approx. 5 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Tampa, Florida Barack Obama President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event at Ybor City Museum State Park in Tampa, Florida, ... President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event at Ybor City Museum State Park in Tampa, Florida, on the second day of his two-day “America Forward!” Tour through six battleground states. He criticized former Governor Romney’s economic plan and said that his opponent’s “Romnesia” was a pre-existing condition covered by Obamacare. President Obama said that he would be stopping in Chicago later that day to vote and encouraged early voting.
This is only a portion of the full event.
9:03 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 2012 Election Forecast Charlie Cook and Amy Walter talked about the 2012 presidential election as well as some of the key ... Charlie Cook and Amy Walter talked about the 2012 presidential election as well as some of the key congressional races. They also discussed the congressional lame duck session. Charlie Cook said despite Mitt Romney’s momentum since the first presidential debate with President Obama, he “hasn’t closed the sale.” Amy Walter in her comments said that the president has a slight edge in the electoral college. 1:05 pm CT Approx. 55 min. New York 24th Congressional District Debate New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Green ... New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Green Party candidate Ursala Rozum debated various campaign issues. The current and former representatives of the 25th Congressional District were competing in the 24th District due to redistricting.
Courtesy WCNY.
12:11 pm CT Approx. 53 min. Prime Minister Cameron on Outcome of European Union Summit David Cameron; Edward Miliband Prime Minister David Cameron reported to the House of Commons about the European Union’s ... Prime Minister David Cameron reported to the House of Commons about the European Union’s Eurozone Crisis Summit. He stated that a working Eurozone needs a working banking union, which Great Britain will not be part of. He also expressed the importance of the Eurozone remaining a single market. 
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband also spoke, criticizing Prime Minister Cameron’s conclusions about the summit. 
Great Britain is not a part of the Eurozone, but is a part of the European Union.
10:25 am CT Approx. 50 min. Florida 18th Congressional District Debate Patrick Murphy; Allen West Candidates for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, Representative Alan West (R) and ... Candidates for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, Representative Alan West (R) and Patrick Murphy (D), debated various campaign issues. 2:01 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 36 min. LIVE North Africa and Middle East Unrest Panelists talked about issues of importance to American and Arab relations. The first panel ... Panelists talked about issues of importance to American and Arab relations. The first panel concentrated on Syria and the opposition to Assad’s government. The second panel was on the major economic and security challenges facing Libya. After each panel questions were submitted by members of the audience.
The 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
1:05 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Indiana and Ohio Senate Races Abby Livingston; John McArdle Abby Livingston talked about the fallout from Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard ... Abby Livingston talked about the fallout from Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s comment during his debate with Democratic challenger Representative Joe Donnelly. Mr. Mourdock said that a pregnancy resulting from rape was “something God intended to happen.” She also previewed the Senate debate in Ohio between Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown and Republican Josh Mandel.
11:20 am CT Approx. 51 min. Presidential Election News Coverage Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential ... Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential campaigns and the 2012 campaign. Topics included the importance to voters of the conventions, ads, and debates. Video clips from PBS were shown, and the panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Jim Duff moderated.
The previous week, Cancy Crowley became the first woman to moderate a presidential debate since 1992, although Gwen Ifill moderated the 2004 and 2008 vice-presidential debates as did Judy Woodruff in 1988. In 2012 Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff became the first all-female team to anchor a network’s Republican and Democratic National Convention coverage.
“Campaign 2012 Coverage: Breaking New Ground” was a program of the Bipartisan Policy Center held in the Annenberg Theater of the Newseum.
4:40 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Constitutional Searches and Privacy Criminal, privacy, and constitutional law scholars discussed the upcoming Florida v. ... Criminal, privacy, and constitutional law scholars discussed the upcoming Florida v. Jardines and Florida v. Harris Supreme Court cases. Both cases focused on privacy rights and the reliability of drug-sniffing dogs and working animals in law enforcement efforts to obtain search warrants. Trainer Andy Falco gave a search demonstration with one of his dogs. 1:10 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Economics of the New Chinese Government Panelists talked about the economic future of China as new leaders were to take the control for ... Panelists talked about the economic future of China as new leaders were to take the control for the upcoming decade on November 8, 2012. They discussed the effects of the transition on the country’s economy, China’s domestic consumption, and the chances for economic reform. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
12:11 pm CT Approx. 29 min. LIVE President Obama Campaign Event in Richmond, Virginia Barack Obama; Mark Warner President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Richmond, Virginia, at the Carillon at Byrd ... President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Richmond, Virginia, at the Carillon at Byrd Park. He mentioned that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had endorsed him for president, and he criticized Mitt Romney’s economic proposals, continuing to call Governor Romney’s position changes “Romnesia.” He also referenced Senate candidate from Indiana Richard Mourdock’s controversial statements on rape and pregnancy, saying that male politicians should not make health care decisions for women. This rally was part of President Obama’s two-day “America Forward!” Tour through six battleground states. 6:16 pm CT Approx. 43 min. Latino Voters and the 2012 Election Maria Cardona; Ana Navarro; Arturo Vargas The National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) released reports on the growth of the ... The National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) released reports on the growth of the Latino population in the U.S., Hispanic candidates running for office, and the effects on Latino voters of voter identification laws passed since 2010. Mr. Vargas presented these reports with slides. After his briefing political strategists analyzed key races around the country where Latino candidates were involved and the role of the Latino vote in the presidential election, including stances on immigration. They responded to questions from members of the audience at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Portions of the question and answer period were in Spanish.
2:34 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Politics and Security of the New Chinese Government Panelists talked about the political, economic, and foreign policy direction China might take as a ... Panelists talked about the political, economic, and foreign policy direction China might take as a new regime was to take control November 8, 2012, for the upcoming decade. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
12:45 pm CT Approx. 29 min. Open Phones, Part One John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What issue is driving your ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What issue is driving your vote?” in the presidential election. 7:00 pm CT Approx. 4 min. President Obama Early Voting in Chicago, Part Two Barack Obama President Barack Obama cast his vote in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois, becoming the first ... President Barack Obama cast his vote in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois, becoming the first sitting president to cast an early in-person ballot. After voting he talked about the benefits of early voting and has his picture taken with poll workers and other early voters. 3:38 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Indiana and Ohio Senate Races Abby Livingston; John McArdle Abby Livingston talked about the fallout from Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard ... Abby Livingston talked about the fallout from Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s comment during his debate with Democratic challenger Representative Joe Donnelly. Mr. Mourdock said that a pregnancy resulting from rape was “something God intended to happen.” She also previewed the Senate debate in Ohio between Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown and Republican Josh Mandel.
1:14 pm CT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Defense Department Briefing Martin Dempsey; Leon Panetta Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey briefed ... Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey briefed reporters. Secretary Panetta said that Congress had a “great deal of critical work” to do during the lame duck session. He challenged them to avoid sequestration, pass defense authorization and cybersecurity bills, and to work together to solve national problems. He also addressed the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. He admitted that U.S. forces were on heightened alert that day but said that did not know the situation on the ground. 7:05 pm CT Approx. 52 min. Utah Senate Debate Orrin Hatch; Scott Howell; David Magleby Utah Senate candidates Orrin Hatch (R) and Scott Howell (D) debated various campaign ... Utah Senate candidates Orrin Hatch (R) and Scott Howell (D) debated various campaign issues. Their only televised debate was hosted by Brigham Young University.
Courtesy of KBYU-TV.
3:43 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Middle East Politics and Security Former Mossad Director Efraim Halevy gave his perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ... Former Mossad Director Efraim Halevy gave his perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Iran’s nuclear program, and Syria and Egypt. In his remarks he criticized Israeli policies and disagreed with Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the United Nations, in which the Israeli prime minister drew a red line across a diagram to indicate a threshold for nuclear development that Iran was approaching beyond which Israel would not tolerate. He also called for a more realistic approach to Israeli policy toward recent uprisings and upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa.
Mossad, or the Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations, is one of the main entities in the Israeli intelligence community, usually associated with covert operations community.
1:49 pm CT Approx. 35 min. Nevada and the the 2012 Election Karoun Demirjian; Bobbi Jackson; John McArdle Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 election and the dominant issues, including immigration, housing ,and the economy. She also shared what she had heard from candidates visiting the state and local voters, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part two of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
8:01 pm CT Approx. 56 min. LIVE Illinois 17th Congressional District Debate Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri ... Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri Bustos (D) debate campaign issues at Bradley University. 
Courtesy of WTVP.
5:05 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. U.S. Manufacturing and Trade Policy Panelists at the Aspen Institute discussed U.S. manufacturing and trade policy. Panelists at the Aspen Institute discussed U.S. manufacturing and trade policy.
2:27 pm CT Approx. 23 min. Democratic Strategy in Nevada John McArdle; Andres Ramirez Andres Ramirez talked about the Democratic strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential ... Andres Ramirez talked about the Democratic strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral college votes and congressional races. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Income Over the Last Four Decades Edward Luce; Simon Rosenberg; Robert Shapiro Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings ... Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings grew steadily from the 1970s until the the 2000s, when income progress for most people stopped. He attributed the wage stagnation to several factors, including globalization, the information technology revolution, and shifts in policies from the Clinton to the George W. Bush administrations. 
This event was held at NDN headquarters to release Robert Shapiro’s paper titled, “Wage and Salary Growth in the United States: Average Americans Made Steady Progress for Two Generations, Until the Last Decade.”
6:32 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Abby Livingston on Ohio Senate Race Abby Livingston; John McArdle Roll Call's Abby Livingston previewed the Senate race in Ohio between Democratic incumbent ... Roll Call's Abby Livingston previewed the Senate race in Ohio between Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown and Republican Josh Mandel.
2:52 pm CT Approx. 26 min. Republican Strategy in Nevada Dan Burdish; John McArdle Dan Burdish talked about Republican strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral ... Dan Burdish talked about Republican strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral college votes and congressional races. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 10:26 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Jim Nussle on the Budget Debate James Nussle; Tom Shoop Former director of the Office of Management and Budget Jim Nussle examined how the national debate ... Former director of the Office of Management and Budget Jim Nussle examined how the national debate on the size and cost of government would affect agencies priorities for years to come. As federal agencies face the prospect of tumbling over the “fiscal cliff,” he talked about how the process would work, what Congress and the administration would be likely to do, and what federal managers needed to prepare for in the rest of 2012 and into 2013. Mr. Nussle was interviewed by Tom Shoop and responded to questions from members of the audience. 6:34 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. LIVE Prayer Service for George McGovern Family, friends, and colleagues of former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) attended a memorial ... Family, friends, and colleagues of former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) attended a memorial prayer service in his honor. Senator McGovern, the 1972 Democratic presidential candidate, also helped establish the modern day food stamp program, led the opposition in Congress to the Vietnam War, and brought many well-known figures into politics for the first time, including President Bill Clinton. Speakers included Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD). Recordings of former Ambassador McGovern were played. Music was provided by the band East of Westreville.
3:21 pm CT Approx. 50 min. Florida 18th Congressional District Debate Patrick Murphy; Allen West Candidates for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, Representative Alan West (R) and ... Candidates for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, Representative Alan West (R) and Patrick Murphy (D), debated various campaign issues. 11:37 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. U.S. China Policy Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to ... Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to China. Topics included trade, currency manipulation, Chinese human rights issues, relations with Taiwan, the U.S. presence in the Asia Pacific region, and Chinese leadership changes. 8:33 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Swing States, Polls, and Voting Patterns Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential race, voting patterns, the latest polling results, ... Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential race, voting patterns, the latest polling results, and the closest Senate and House races. They discussed Ohio and its status as a “swing” state, discussing the ground operations of President Obama and Mitt Romney in the state, early voting, and candidate strategy. Norm Ornstein said Republicans were unlikely to win the Senate and Democrats would probably not take back the House, but that some seats could flip parties. The program included questions from audience members.
4:16 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Swing States, Polls, and Voting Patterns Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential race, voting patterns, the latest polling results, ... Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential race, voting patterns, the latest polling results, and the closest Senate and House races. They discussed Ohio and its status as a “swing” state, discussing the ground operations of President Obama and Mitt Romney in the state, early voting, and candidate strategy. Norm Ornstein said Republicans were unlikely to win the Senate and Democrats would probably not take back the House, but that some seats could flip parties. The program included questions from audience members. 1:49 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Income Over the Last Four Decades Edward Luce; Simon Rosenberg; Robert Shapiro Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings ... Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings grew steadily from the 1970s until the the 2000s, when income progress for most people stopped. He attributed the wage stagnation to several factors, including globalization, the information technology revolution, and shifts in policies from the Clinton to the George W. Bush administrations. 
This event was held at NDN headquarters to release Robert Shapiro’s paper titled, “Wage and Salary Growth in the United States: Average Americans Made Steady Progress for Two Generations, Until the Last Decade.”
10:57 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. North Africa and Middle East Unrest Panelists talked about issues of importance to American and Arab relations. The first panel ... Panelists talked about issues of importance to American and Arab relations. The first panel concentrated on Syria and the opposition to Assad’s government. The second panel was on the major economic and security challenges facing Libya. After each panel questions were submitted by members of the audience.
The 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
5:23 pm CT Approx. 37 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Richmond, Virginia Barack Obama; Mark Warner President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Richmond, Virginia, at the Carillon at Byrd ... President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Richmond, Virginia, at the Carillon at Byrd Park. He mentioned that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had endorsed him for president, and he criticized Mitt Romney’s economic proposals, continuing to call Governor Romney’s position changes “Romnesia.” He also referenced Senate candidate from Indiana Richard Mourdock’s controversial statements on rape and pregnancy, saying that male politicians should not make health care decisions for women. This rally was part of President Obama’s two-day “America Forward!” Tour through six battleground states. 3:15 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Jim Nussle on the Budget Debate James Nussle; Tom Shoop Former director of the Office of Management and Budget Jim Nussle examined how the national debate ... Former director of the Office of Management and Budget Jim Nussle examined how the national debate on the size and cost of government would affect agencies priorities for years to come. As federal agencies face the prospect of tumbling over the “fiscal cliff,” he talked about how the process would work, what Congress and the administration would be likely to do, and what federal managers needed to prepare for in the rest of 2012 and into 2013. Mr. Nussle was interviewed by Tom Shoop and responded to questions from members of the audience. 12:11 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. State Enforcement and Implementation of Federal Laws and Regulations State attorneys general from Oklahoma, Maryland, and Alabama talked about their offices' ... State attorneys general from Oklahoma, Maryland, and Alabama talked about their offices' involvement in the implementation and enforcement of federal laws. Some of the issues they discussed were the health care law and Medicaid expansion, online privacy, and environmental issues such as hydraulic fracturing (fracking), and BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
6:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Ohio Senate Debate Ohio Senate candidates Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and Josh Mandel (R) debated various campaign ... Ohio Senate candidates Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and Josh Mandel (R) debated various campaign issues in their final debate, held at the WCET-TV Studios.
Courtesy of WLWT.
4:25 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. U.S. China Policy Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to ... Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to China. Topics included trade, currency manipulation, Chinese human rights issues, relations with Taiwan, the U.S. presence in the Asia Pacific region, and Chinese leadership changes. 1:19 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Swing States, Polls, and Voting Patterns Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential race, voting patterns, the latest polling results, ... Panelists talked about the 2012 presidential race, voting patterns, the latest polling results, and the closest Senate and House races. They discussed Ohio and its status as a “swing” state, discussing the ground operations of President Obama and Mitt Romney in the state, early voting, and candidate strategy. Norm Ornstein said Republicans were unlikely to win the Senate and Democrats would probably not take back the House, but that some seats could flip parties. The program included questions from audience members.
7:00 pm CT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Iowa 4th Congressional District Debate Representative Steve King (R) and former first lady of Iowa Christie Vilsack (D) met in their ... Representative Steve King (R) and former first lady of Iowa Christie Vilsack (D) met in their final debate for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District seat. Topics included the Farm Bill, jobs, taxes, abortion, military spending, Iran, a border fence, and political ads. This was a special edition of “Iowa Press” held in the Santa Maria Vineyard and Winery in Carroll, Iowa. 3:42 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. North Africa and Middle East Unrest Panelists talked about issues of importance to American and Arab relations. The first panel ... Panelists talked about issues of importance to American and Arab relations. The first panel concentrated on Syria and the opposition to Assad’s government. The second panel was on the major economic and security challenges facing Libya. After each panel questions were submitted by members of the audience.
The 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
7:59 pm CT Approx. 58 min. New Mexico Senate Debate Candidates for New Mexico’s Senate seat, Representative Martin Heinrich (D) and former ... Candidates for New Mexico’s Senate seat, Representative Martin Heinrich (D) and former Representative Heather Wilson (R) debated campaign issues in their final debate at Sandia High School in Albuquerque. 
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4:56 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. State Enforcement and Implementation of Federal Laws and Regulations State attorneys general from Oklahoma, Maryland, and Alabama talked about their offices' ... State attorneys general from Oklahoma, Maryland, and Alabama talked about their offices' involvement in the implementation and enforcement of federal laws. Some of the issues they discussed were the health care law and Medicaid expansion, online privacy, and environmental issues such as hydraulic fracturing (fracking), and BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
9:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Prayer Service for George McGovern Family, friends, and colleagues of former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) attended a memorial ... Family, friends, and colleagues of former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) attended a memorial prayer service in his honor. Senator McGovern, the 1972 Democratic presidential candidate, also helped establish the modern day food stamp program, led the opposition in Congress to the Vietnam War, and brought many well-known figures into politics for the first time, including President Bill Clinton. Speakers included Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD). Recordings of former Ambassador McGovern were played. Music was provided by the band East of Westreville.
10:58 pm CT Approx. 35 min. Nevada and the the 2012 Election Karoun Demirjian; Bobbi Jackson; John McArdle Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 election and the dominant issues, including immigration, housing ,and the economy. She also shared what she had heard from candidates visiting the state and local voters, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part two of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
11:34 pm CT Approx. 23 min. Democratic Strategy in Nevada John McArdle; Andres Ramirez Andres Ramirez talked about the Democratic strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential ... Andres Ramirez talked about the Democratic strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral college votes and congressional races. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
11:57 pm CT Approx. 26 min. Republican Strategy in Nevada Dan Burdish; John McArdle Dan Burdish talked about Republican strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral ... Dan Burdish talked about Republican strategy for winning Nevada’s presidential electoral college votes and congressional races. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
12:27 am CT Approx. 55 min. Ohio Senate Debate Ohio Senate candidates Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and Josh Mandel (R) debated various campaign ... Ohio Senate candidates Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and Josh Mandel (R) debated various campaign issues in their final debate, held at the WCET-TV Studios.
Courtesy of WLWT.
1:23 am CT Approx. 56 min. Iowa 4th Congressional District Debate Representative Steve King (R) and former first lady of Iowa Christie Vilsack (D) met in their ... Representative Steve King (R) and former first lady of Iowa Christie Vilsack (D) met in their final debate for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District seat. Topics included the Farm Bill, jobs, taxes, abortion, military spending, Iran, a border fence, and political ads. This was a special edition of “Iowa Press” held in the Santa Maria Vineyard and Winery in Carroll, Iowa.
2:19 am CT Approx. 57 min. New Mexico Senate Debate Candidates for New Mexico’s Senate seat, Representative Martin Heinrich (D) and former ... Candidates for New Mexico’s Senate seat, Representative Martin Heinrich (D) and former Representative Heather Wilson (R) debated campaign issues in their final debate at Sandia High School in Albuquerque. 
Courtesy of KOB-TV.
3:19 am CT Approx. 37 min. President Obama Campaign Event in Richmond, Virginia Barack Obama; Mark Warner President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Richmond, Virginia, at the Carillon at Byrd ... President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Richmond, Virginia, at the Carillon at Byrd Park. He mentioned that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had endorsed him for president, and he criticized Mitt Romney’s economic proposals, continuing to call Governor Romney’s position changes “Romnesia.” He also referenced Senate candidate from Indiana Richard Mourdock’s controversial statements on rape and pregnancy, saying that male politicians should not make health care decisions for women. This rally was part of President Obama’s two-day “America Forward!” Tour through six battleground states.
4:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Prayer Service for George McGovern Family, friends, and colleagues of former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) attended a memorial ... Family, friends, and colleagues of former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) attended a memorial prayer service in his honor. Senator McGovern, the 1972 Democratic presidential candidate, also helped establish the modern day food stamp program, led the opposition in Congress to the Vietnam War, and brought many well-known figures into politics for the first time, including President Bill Clinton. Speakers included Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD). Recordings of former Ambassador McGovern were played. Music was provided by the band East of Westreville.