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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on Mitt Romney’s 8-vote victory over Rick Santorum in ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Mitt Romney’s 8-vote victory over Rick Santorum in the Iowa caucuses. 6:07 am ET Approx. 59 min. After Words with Daniel Yergin Dina Cappiello; Daniel Yergin Mr. Yergin’s continuation of his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Prize: The Epic ... Mr. Yergin’s continuation of his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power, describes the impact the oil and gas industries have on politics and the environment. He discussed his long-awaited follow-up with Associated Press energy writer Dina Cappiello. 7:17 am ET Approx. 42 min. Cloud Computing and Homeland Security Witnesses testified about cloud computing and its implications for homeland security. Cloud ... Witnesses testified about cloud computing and its implications for homeland security. Cloud computing refers to the storage of resources previously stored on individual local computers on computer servers accessible via the Internet. Among the topics they addressed were risk assessment, the Obama administration’s “Cloud First Policy,” and preparations at the Department of Homeland Security to switch to cloud computing.
7:49 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Republican Presidential Candidates and the New Hampshire Primary Libby Casey; Neil Levesque Neil Levesque talked about the latest Republican presidential candidates' poll data in New ... Neil Levesque talked about the latest Republican presidential candidates' poll data in New Hampshire, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the significance of the New Hampshire primary and the differences between a caucus and a primary.
Mr. Levesque participated from Manchester, New Hampshire.
7:08 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created Charles Mann; Richard Rodriguez; Louise Steinman Charles Mann, author of 1491, about the Americas before the arrival of Christopher ... Charles Mann, author of 1491, about the Americas before the arrival of Christopher Columbus, revisits the Americas afterward. The author reports on the European voyages that followed and the transportation of flora and fauna that reached portions of the globe they had never reached before, deemed the “Columbian Exchange.” Mr. Mann recounted the economic and ecological impact of the exchange. He discussed his book with author Richard Rodriguez at the Los Angeles Central Library Mark Taper Auditorium.
This program was a presentation of “ALOUD at Central Library” by the Los Angeles Library Foundation in association with the Los Angeles Public Library.
8:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. British Commonwealth Youth Parliament Debate Frances D'Souza Members of the Commonwealth youth parliament, ages 18 to 29, gathered in the British House of ... Members of the Commonwealth youth parliament, ages 18 to 29, gathered in the British House of Lords for a debate on climate change. The students traveled from around the world representing the Commonwealth nations, including Australia, Kenya, Malaysia, and Trinidad and Tobago. Baroness Frances D’Souza, Speaker of the House of Lords presided over the two-hour debate.
8:34 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE Jon Huntsman's New Hampshire Primary Strategy Libby Casey; Thomas Ridge Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge talked about his reasons for supporting Jon Huntsman as the ... Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge talked about his reasons for supporting Jon Huntsman as the 2012 Republican presidential nominee. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Ridge also discussed the candidate’s strategy in New Hampshire and other states.
Mr. Ridge participated from Manchester, New Hampshire.
8:24 am ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on Assasins of the Turquoise Palace Roya Hakakian Roya Hakakian talked about the 1992 killing of four Iranian-Kurdish dissidents in Germany and the ... Roya Hakakian talked about the 1992 killing of four Iranian-Kurdish dissidents in Germany and the trial that followed. The government of Iran was implicated in the killing and all the European Union governments cut off relations as a result. She also responded to questions from members of the audience. This event was hosted by Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida, in collaboration with The Center at Miami Dade College. 9:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. LightSquared and Global Position System Users Witnesses testified on the high-speed wireless network planned by LightSquared, and concerns that ... Witnesses testified on the high-speed wireless network planned by LightSquared, and concerns that the network would interfere with global positioning systems (GPS) used by farmers, contractors, and the aviation industry.
9:17 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE 2012 Presidential Candidates on the Economy Libby Casey; Mark Trumbull Matt Trumball talked about the presidential candidates' economic plans. He also responded to ... Matt Trumball talked about the presidential candidates' economic plans. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
9:12 am ET Approx. 59 min. After Words with Daniel Yergin Dina Cappiello; Daniel Yergin Mr. Yergin’s continuation of his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Prize: The Epic ... Mr. Yergin’s continuation of his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power, describes the impact the oil and gas industries have on politics and the environment. He discussed his long-awaited follow-up with Associated Press energy writer Dina Cappiello. 11:26 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Broadband to Rural Areas The Federal Communications Commission met to discuss changing the universal service fund to ... The Federal Communications Commission met to discuss changing the universal service fund to provide broadband services to rural areas. They voted unanimously to change the universal service fund, with Chairman Genachowski and Commissioner McDowell calling the changes “historic” and touting job creation in rural America.
10:02 am ET Approx. 22 min. Mitt Romney Iowa Caucus Night Speech W. Romney Former Governor Mitt Romney spoke to supporters about his win and the results of the Iowa ... Former Governor Mitt Romney spoke to supporters about his win and the results of the Iowa caucuses. Evening returns indicated that he prevailed in the state by eight votes over Rick Santorum, but on January 19th a recounted indicated that he had lost by 34 votes. 10:14 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. News and Documentary Emmy Award Show The News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall at the ... The News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Lincoln Center. 12:59 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 43 min. Oversight of Air Traffic Control Program Aviation, transportation, and government officials testified on the Federal Aviation ... Aviation, transportation, and government officials testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s “NextGen” program, which would shift the method of air traffic control from a ground-based system to a satellite-based system of air traffic management. Michael Huerta talked about challenges in implementing NextGen but said the agency was committed to full integration in a timely manner. Calvin Scovel said that the system should improve upon poor management structure.
10:25 am ET Approx. 24 min. Rick Santorum Caucus Night Speech Richard Santorum Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) spoke to supporters about his second-place finish and the ... Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) spoke to supporters about his second-place finish and the results of the Iowa caucuses. He told the crowd that they had “taken the first step in taking back this country.” The evening results indicated that he narrowly lost to Mitt Romney by eight votes, but on January 19th a recount indicated he had won by 34 votes. 12:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Technology and Innovation Policy Philip Weiser Phil Wiser spoke about technology, innovation, and business entrepreneurship. He also spoke ... Phil Wiser spoke about technology, innovation, and business entrepreneurship. He also spoke about his career in government service and ways policy makers can encourage innovation. 3:44 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Aviation Security Jim Harper; Laura Renz; David Rittgers Participants talked about aviation security, arguing that federalized aviation security had proven ... Participants talked about aviation security, arguing that federalized aviation security had proven costly, reactive, and an intrusive failure. They said restoring security responsibility to airports and airlines would provide numerous benefits to the traveling public without compromising security. They responded to questions from the audience.
10:51 am ET Approx. 14 min. Ron Paul Iowa Caucus Night Speech Ronald Paul Representative Ron Paul spoke to supporters about his third-place finish and the results of the ... Representative Ron Paul spoke to supporters about his third-place finish and the results of the Iowa caucuses. 2:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Future of Human Space Flight Mark Hamrick; Elon Musk Elon Musk talked about the future of human space flight in advance of his company’s planned ... Elon Musk talked about the future of human space flight in advance of his company’s planned November 30, 2011, flight to the International Space Station. In his speech he announced his company’s plan to develop a fully- and rapidly- reusable launch rocket. He said that reusable rockets can pose a tough engineering problem, but Space X would make an attempt and said the company had a “design that works on paper.” 4:42 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Environmental and Energy Policy The White House Council on Environmental Quality held a forum on federal government efforts to ... The White House Council on Environmental Quality held a forum on federal government efforts to advance environmental and energy sustainability in its various agencies and the in the community. Following opening remarks by Jack Lew, Martha Johnson, and Nancy Sutley, panelists talked about ways the federal government can lead by example in sustainability. They responded to questions from the audience.
11:06 am ET Approx. 14 min. Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on Mitt Romney’s 8-vote victory over Rick Santorum in ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Mitt Romney’s 8-vote victory over Rick Santorum in the Iowa caucuses. 3:05 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Antipsychotic Drug Prescriptions in Nursing Homes Government and private sector officials testified on the use of antipsychotic drugs on dementia ... Government and private sector officials testified on the use of antipsychotic drugs on dementia patients in nursing homes and long term care facilities. The Food and Drug Administration has said these drugs could cause serious or life threatening adverse effects. Topics included staff training, increased familial involvement, and better collaboration and communication during the transfer stage from a hospital to a nursing home or long-term care facility. 6:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Abuse Witnesses testified about fraud and abuse of the prescription drug system in the Medicare Part D ... Witnesses testified about fraud and abuse of the prescription drug system in the Medicare Part D program. They focused on the taxpayer costs of such abuse and how it affected the public healthcare system. They also spoke about ways to identify and prevent exploitation of the program.
11:21 am ET Approx. 13 min. LIVE Michele Bachmann Campaign Announcement Michele Bachmann Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 ... Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nominee. 5:30 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Drug and Veterans Treatment Courts Witnesses testified on the cost-effectiveness of drug and veterans treatment courts. Witnesses testified on the cost-effectiveness of drug and veterans treatment courts. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 33 min. War Veterans Adjustment to Civilian Life, Keynote Addresses John Nagl; Norb Ryan; Terrie Suit John Nagl and Terrie Suit gave keynote addresses at a forum on reintegrating returning war ... John Nagl and Terrie Suit gave keynote addresses at a forum on reintegrating returning war veterans into civilian life and issues of readjustment in the workplace and at home. Mr. Nagl talked about to the initial task of going to war in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the miscalculations that were made. He said that peace was not well- planned and that both campaigns have been costly in terms of loss of lives and soldiers returning with disabilities. Terrie Suit talked about Virginia’s efforts to help service members readjust to civilian life, including allowing military children to get in-state tuition, and programs to combat homelessness. 
This program was part of the U.S. Naval Institute and the Military Officers Association’s fifth annual defense forum.
11:34 am ET Approx. 9 min. LIVE Open Phones on Michele Bachmann News Conference Bill Scanlan Telephone lines were open for comments on 2012 Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann ... Telephone lines were open for comments on 2012 Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann announcement that she is suspending her campaign. 6:26 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Future of Journalism Tim Armstrong and Arianna Huffington talked about the merger of their companies in February 2011, ... Tim Armstrong and Arianna Huffington talked about the merger of their companies in February 2011, and the impact of the Internet on journalism. Ms. Huffington also spoke about the phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdock’s New Corp. They answered questions from audience members. Walter Isaacson, formerly of CNN and Time Magazine also spoke at the event, commenting on the state of journalism today. 8:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Race and International Policy Panelists focused on issues of race, minority rights, and U.S. foreign policy goals. Among ... Panelists focused on issues of race, minority rights, and U.S. foreign policy goals. Among the topics addressed were U.S. relations with and assistance to Haiti, the U.S. response to popular uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, media coverage of issues related to race, and immigration policy. They responded to questions from the audience.
11:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Central Iowa Republican Caucus Mike Carver; Karen Santorum Voters gathered to vote at a Republican caucus in Urbandale, Iowa. After surrogates for each ... Voters gathered to vote at a Republican caucus in Urbandale, Iowa. After surrogates for each campaign gave a short speech in favor of their candidate, residents voted and nominated delegates to county and state conventions. Former Governor Mitt Romney won 34% of the vote, followed by Rick Santorum with 24% and Ron Paul with 15%.
Mrs. Santorum spoke on her husband’s behalf.
7:29 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Remarks Vaughnette Goode-Walker; W. Groce; Clarence Thomas Justice Clarence Thomas spoke a dedication ceremony for a historical marker honoring the Pin Point ... Justice Clarence Thomas spoke a dedication ceremony for a historical marker honoring the Pin Point Community. Following his prepared remarks the unveiling of the marker was shown. 10:07 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Obama Administration Green Energy Programs Witnesses testified about multiple problems with the Obama administration’s efforts to ... Witnesses testified about multiple problems with the Obama administration’s efforts to create green jobs, but he said the program should not be ended. The green jobs program had employed just 2% of the total number of workers originally anticipated by the program.
12:58 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Michele Bachmann Campaign Announcement Michele Bachmann Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 ... Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nominee. 8:01 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 45 min. Race, Inequality and Student Activism Carl Dix; Cornel West Cornel West and Carl Dix, a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party spoke about race, ... Cornel West and Carl Dix, a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party spoke about race, social injustice and student activism. Other topics included “Occupy” protests movement, racial discrimination and the Middle East peace process. They responded to questions from the audience. 11:34 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Former President George W. Bush Former President George W. Bush talked about his memoir Decision Points. The program took ... Former President George W. Bush talked about his memoir Decision Points. The program took place on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where his presidential library was being built. Nineteen students from the university asked Mr. Bush questions about his administration, his programs, and his future plans.
1:25 pm ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Presidential Remarks on the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy at at Shaker Heights High School. In his opening ... President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy at at Shaker Heights High School. In his opening remarks he announced the recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which was created as part of the 2010 financial regulations law. He tied the appointment and the CFPB itself to his administration’s efforts to foster “an economy where everyone plays by the same rules.”
The appointment of Mr. Cordray was controversial in that the Senate has been holding pro forma sessions every three days while both the House and Senate are on longer recesses in order to block recess appointments. President Obama has argued that the sessions are a ploy to thwart his executive authority. Senate Republicans had previously filibustered votes to confirm Mr. Cordray.
10:48 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Destiny of the Republic Todd Arrington; Candice Millard In her book Candice Millard recounts the assassination of President James Garfield. The ... In her book Candice Millard recounts the assassination of President James Garfield. The author reports that four months after taking office President Garfield was fired upon twice by Charles Guiteau on July 2, 1881. The 20th president was not killed by the initial attack but severely wounded. Ms. Millard examines the rudimentary medical care that President Garfield received, which included Alexander Graham Bell’s attempts to find the bullets lodged in Garfield’s body with an induction-balance electrical device. The author also recounts the political maneuverings for control of the government following the assassination and the trial of Charles Guiteau, who claimed an insanity defense. President James Garfield died from infection and an internal hemorrhage from his wounds on September 19, 1881. Candice Millard showed some slides during her presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor, Ohio. 12:34 am ET Approx. 33 min. War Veterans Adjustment to Civilian Life, Keynote Addresses John Nagl; Norb Ryan; Terrie Suit John Nagl and Terrie Suit gave keynote addresses at a forum on reintegrating returning war ... John Nagl and Terrie Suit gave keynote addresses at a forum on reintegrating returning war veterans into civilian life and issues of readjustment in the workplace and at home. Mr. Nagl talked about to the initial task of going to war in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the miscalculations that were made. He said that peace was not well- planned and that both campaigns have been costly in terms of loss of lives and soldiers returning with disabilities. Terrie Suit talked about Virginia’s efforts to help service members readjust to civilian life, including allowing military children to get in-state tuition, and programs to combat homelessness. 
This program was part of the U.S. Naval Institute and the Military Officers Association’s fifth annual defense forum.
2:02 pm ET Approx. 5 min. LIVE Richard Cordray Recess Appointment Steven Dennis; Bill Scanlan Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard ... Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 11:41 pm ET Approx. 43 min. After Words with Sylvia Nasar Sylvia Nasar; Gillian Tett Sylvia Nasar talked about her book on the history of economics, the study’s most influential ... Sylvia Nasar talked about her book on the history of economics, the study’s most influential theorists, and the intellectual pursuits that she believes have helped people all over the world. The author of A Beautiful Mind, she was interviewed by Gillian Tett while at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held May 23-26, 2011, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. 1:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Obama Administration Green Energy Programs Witnesses testified about multiple problems with the Obama administration’s efforts to ... Witnesses testified about multiple problems with the Obama administration’s efforts to create green jobs, but he said the program should not be ended. The green jobs program had employed just 2% of the total number of workers originally anticipated by the program.
2:07 pm ET Approx. 11 min. LIVE Open Phones on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Appointment Bill Scanlan Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard ... Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordrary to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 12:25 am ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Jerusalem: The Biography Simon Montefiore Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He ... Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He talked about his family connections to Jerusalem and the contributions to the book from the family archives. He discussed how he tried to create a balanced account that respected the many traditions and religions that played a part in the city and how he treated the religious myths that are part of the history. Mr. Montefiore responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.
2:20 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Banking Nominations The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on pending ... The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on pending nominations. Ms. Patricia M. Loui and The Honorable Larry W. Walther were nominated to be members of the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. The Honorable Richard Cordray was nominated to be director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. 1:24 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. News and Documentary Emmy Award Show The News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall at the ... The News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Lincoln Center.
3:48 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Michele Bachmann Campaign Announcement Michele Bachmann Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 ... Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nominee. 3:58 am ET Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Destiny of the Republic Todd Arrington; Candice Millard In her book Candice Millard recounts the assassination of President James Garfield. The ... In her book Candice Millard recounts the assassination of President James Garfield. The author reports that four months after taking office President Garfield was fired upon twice by Charles Guiteau on July 2, 1881. The 20th president was not killed by the initial attack but severely wounded. Ms. Millard examines the rudimentary medical care that President Garfield received, which included Alexander Graham Bell’s attempts to find the bullets lodged in Garfield’s body with an induction-balance electrical device. The author also recounts the political maneuverings for control of the government following the assassination and the trial of Charles Guiteau, who claimed an insanity defense. President James Garfield died from infection and an internal hemorrhage from his wounds on September 19, 1881. Candice Millard showed some slides during her presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor, Ohio.
4:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Jon Huntsman Town Hall Meeting Jon Huntsman; Gary Long; Thomas Ridge Jon Huntsman held a town hall meeting with Public Service of New Hampshire employees. He ... Jon Huntsman held a town hall meeting with Public Service of New Hampshire employees. He talked about the state of the economy, saying that a “cloud of malaise” hung over the country. Following his remarks Former Governor Tom Ridge spoke on his behalf. They also spoke informally with members of the audience after the presentations. 4:51 am ET Approx. 43 min. After Words with Sylvia Nasar Sylvia Nasar; Gillian Tett Sylvia Nasar talked about her book on the history of economics, the study’s most influential ... Sylvia Nasar talked about her book on the history of economics, the study’s most influential theorists, and the intellectual pursuits that she believes have helped people all over the world. The author of A Beautiful Mind, she was interviewed by Gillian Tett while at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held May 23-26, 2011, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
5:05 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Jon Huntsman's New Hampshire Primary Strategy Libby Casey; Thomas Ridge Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge talked about his reasons for supporting Jon Huntsman as the ... Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge talked about his reasons for supporting Jon Huntsman as the 2012 Republican presidential nominee. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Ridge also discussed the candidate’s strategy in New Hampshire and other states.
Mr. Ridge participated from Manchester, New Hampshire.
5:35 am ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Jerusalem: The Biography Simon Montefiore Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He ... Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He talked about his family connections to Jerusalem and the contributions to the book from the family archives. He discussed how he tried to create a balanced account that respected the many traditions and religions that played a part in the city and how he treated the religious myths that are part of the history. Mr. Montefiore responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.
5:45 pm ET Approx. 42 min. 2012 Presidential Candidates on the Economy Libby Casey; Mark Trumbull Matt Trumball talked about the presidential candidates' economic plans. He also responded to ... Matt Trumball talked about the presidential candidates' economic plans. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
6:33 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 45 min. Race, Inequality and Student Activism Carl Dix; Cornel West Cornel West and Carl Dix, a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party spoke about race, ... Cornel West and Carl Dix, a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party spoke about race, social injustice and student activism. Other topics included “Occupy” protests movement, racial discrimination and the Middle East peace process. They responded to questions from the audience.
6:28 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Presidential Remarks on the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy at at Shaker Heights High School. In his opening ... President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy at at Shaker Heights High School. In his opening remarks he announced the recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which was created as part of the 2010 financial regulations law. He tied the appointment and the CFPB itself to his administration’s efforts to foster “an economy where everyone plays by the same rules.”
The appointment of Mr. Cordray was controversial in that the Senate has been holding pro forma sessions every three days while both the House and Senate are on longer recesses in order to block recess appointments. President Obama has argued that the sessions are a ploy to thwart his executive authority. Senate Republicans had previously filibustered votes to confirm Mr. Cordray.
7:04 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Richard Cordray Recess Appointment Steven Dennis; Bill Scanlan Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard ... Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
7:11 pm ET Approx. 21 min. Republican Presidential Candidates and the New Hampshire Primary Libby Casey; Neil Levesque Neil Levesque talked about the latest Republican presidential candidates' poll data in New ... Neil Levesque talked about the latest Republican presidential candidates' poll data in New Hampshire, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the significance of the New Hampshire primary and the differences between a caucus and a primary.
Mr. Levesque participated from Manchester, New Hampshire.
7:33 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. LIVE Rick Santorum Town Hall Meeting Claire Monier; Richard Santorum Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held a town hall meeting at a nursing home in ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held a town hall meeting at a nursing home in Brentwood, New Hampshire. In his remarks he criticized President Obama for “systematically destroying the work ethic ... by the narcotic of government dependency.”
9:34 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Mitt Romney Town Hall Meeting in Manchester John McCain; W. Romney Republican 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney held a town hall meeting in Manchester, New ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney held a town hall meeting in Manchester, New Hampshire. Former presidential candidate, Senator John McCain, also spoke and lent his endorsement.
10:23 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Jon Huntsman Town Hall Meeting Jon Huntsman; Gary Long; Thomas Ridge Jon Huntsman held a town hall meeting with Public Service of New Hampshire employees. He ... Jon Huntsman held a town hall meeting with Public Service of New Hampshire employees. He talked about the state of the economy, saying that a “cloud of malaise” hung over the country. Following his remarks Former Governor Tom Ridge spoke on his behalf. They also spoke informally with members of the audience after the presentations.
11:28 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Michele Bachmann Campaign Announcement Michele Bachmann Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 ... Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nominee.
11:43 pm ET Approx. 9 min. WMUR-TV New Hampshire Primary Coverage Local television news coverage of the Republican presidential primary election campaign in New ... Local television news coverage of the Republican presidential primary election campaign in New Hampshire was shown.
11:53 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Presidential Remarks on the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy at at Shaker Heights High School. In his opening ... President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy at at Shaker Heights High School. In his opening remarks he announced the recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which was created as part of the 2010 financial regulations law. He tied the appointment and the CFPB itself to his administration’s efforts to foster “an economy where everyone plays by the same rules.”
The appointment of Mr. Cordray was controversial in that the Senate has been holding pro forma sessions every three days while both the House and Senate are on longer recesses in order to block recess appointments. President Obama has argued that the sessions are a ploy to thwart his executive authority. Senate Republicans had previously filibustered votes to confirm Mr. Cordray.
12:28 am ET Approx. 5 min. Richard Cordray Recess Appointment Steven Dennis; Bill Scanlan Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard ... Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
12:34 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Banking Nominations The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on pending ... The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on pending nominations. Ms. Patricia M. Loui and The Honorable Larry W. Walther were nominated to be members of the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. The Honorable Richard Cordray was nominated to be director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
2:01 am ET Approx. 13 min. Michele Bachmann Campaign Announcement Michele Bachmann Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 ... Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nominee.
2:15 am ET Approx. 48 min. Mitt Romney Town Hall Meeting in Manchester John McCain; W. Romney Republican 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney held a town hall meeting in Manchester, New ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney held a town hall meeting in Manchester, New Hampshire. Former presidential candidate, Senator John McCain, also spoke and lent his endorsement.
3:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Jon Huntsman Town Hall Meeting Jon Huntsman; Gary Long; Thomas Ridge Jon Huntsman held a town hall meeting with Public Service of New Hampshire employees. He ... Jon Huntsman held a town hall meeting with Public Service of New Hampshire employees. He talked about the state of the economy, saying that a “cloud of malaise” hung over the country. Following his remarks Former Governor Tom Ridge spoke on his behalf. They also spoke informally with members of the audience after the presentations.
4:08 am ET Approx. 8 min. WMUR-TV New Hampshire Primary Coverage Local television news coverage of the Republican presidential primary election campaign in New ... Local television news coverage of the Republican presidential primary election campaign in New Hampshire was shown.
4:18 am ET Approx. 13 min. Michele Bachmann Campaign Announcement Michele Bachmann Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 ... Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she is suspending her bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nominee.
4:33 am ET Approx. 35 min. Presidential Remarks on the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy at at Shaker Heights High School. In his opening ... President Obama spoke about the U.S. economy at at Shaker Heights High School. In his opening remarks he announced the recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which was created as part of the 2010 financial regulations law. He tied the appointment and the CFPB itself to his administration’s efforts to foster “an economy where everyone plays by the same rules.”
The appointment of Mr. Cordray was controversial in that the Senate has been holding pro forma sessions every three days while both the House and Senate are on longer recesses in order to block recess appointments. President Obama has argued that the sessions are a ploy to thwart his executive authority. Senate Republicans had previously filibustered votes to confirm Mr. Cordray.
5:08 am ET Approx. 5 min. Richard Cordray Recess Appointment Steven Dennis; Bill Scanlan Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard ... Steven Dennis was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
5:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Rick Santorum Town Hall Meeting Claire Monier; Richard Santorum Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held a town hall meeting at a nursing home in ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held a town hall meeting at a nursing home in Brentwood, New Hampshire. In his remarks he criticized President Obama for “systematically destroying the work ethic ... by the narcotic of government dependency.”