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7:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama appointing Richard Cordray to head the ... Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama appointing Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 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. 6:33 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 45 min. Race, Inequality and Student Activism ; 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. 8:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Social Media Effects on News Industry Panelists talked about how social media had fundamentally changed news gathering, particularly ... Panelists talked about how social media had fundamentally changed news gathering, particularly giving rise to the citizen journalist. They talked about growing use of sites like Twitter or Facebook had drawn consumers away from traditional broadcast and print sources of news. Eyder Peralta noted that Twitter and Facebook allowed people to get information on their own timetable, and said that traditional media needed to find a way to adapt to not just social media, but the change in society as a whole. They also responded to questions from the audience.
7:48 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Kevin Landrigan on the Upcoming New Hampshire Primary ; Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls ... Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The veteran New Hampshire political reporter discussed the political landscape in his state and the candidate he believes has the best organization and turnout operation. 9:19 am ET Approx. 42 min. Alberto Gonzales Remarks Former George W. Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales spoke at a Federalist ... Former George W. Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales spoke at a Federalist Society luncheon. He talked about his experiences at the Bush White House, the judicial confirmation process, and his thoughts on some current legal issues. He also answered questions from the audience. 9:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Government Use of Social Media Panelists talked about the use of social media in public affairs, government, and the news ... Panelists talked about the use of social media in public affairs, government, and the news media. Howard Fineman said that the news media had fundamentally changed with the introduction of social media. They also responded to questions from the audience.
8:34 am ET Approx. 4 min. LIVE Manchester's Role in the New Hampshire Primary Process ; ; Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the activity in the city of Manchester, New ... Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the activity in the city of Manchester, New Hampshire. Mayor Gatsas explained his city’s preparation for the influx of people that presidential primaries bring, and the impact on local businesses and the economy.
He was interviewed at City Hall.
10:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE Governor Scott Walker on Wisconsin Budget ; ; Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talked about the budget reforms he instituted in his ... Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talked about the budget reforms he instituted in his state. He faced significant labor union opposition when he increased civil servant contributions to pensions, allowed school districts to shop in the private sector for health insurance, and allowing some teachers to choose whether or not to join a union. In his remarks he stated “collective bargaining is not a right” for civil servants. He also addressed the current efforts underway to recall him. 
The program includes questions from audience members.
10:11 am ET Approx. 54 min. Digital and Online Privacy Panelists spoke about consumer online privacy issues. They said privacy laws should protect ... Panelists spoke about consumer online privacy issues. They said privacy laws should protect consumer privacy and allow businesses to access purchaser data. Among the topics they addressed were data collection methods, consumer choice, the potential impact of government regulation, and ways to limit use of consumer data gathered online. They responded to questions from the audience.
8:39 am ET Approx. 38 min. LIVE Representative Charles Bass on the 2012 Republican Presidential Field ; Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls ... Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He offered his thoughts and analysis on the 2012 Republican presidential field, less than a week before the New Hampshire primary. He has endorsed Mitt Romney. 11:38 am ET Approx. 31 min. LIVE House Democratic Leaders on the Economy and Jobs House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation. House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation. 11:06 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Financial Regulatory Reform and Consumer Protection ; On his first day on the job as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard ... On his first day on the job as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray visited the Brookings Institution and gave his vision for the agency. He says he is committed to working with Congress, state and local governments, and other federal agencies in order to protect consumers.
9:18 am ET Approx. 5 min. LIVE Manchester Mayor Gatsas on the New Hampshire Primary ; Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the role of New Hampshire as the first state to hold ... Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the role of New Hampshire as the first state to hold a presidential primary every four years, voters in his state, and television political ads.
He was interviewed at City Hall.
12:10 pm ET Approx. 21 min. State Department's Counterterrorism Bureau Daniel Benjamin spoke to reporters about the State Department’s newly established ... Daniel Benjamin spoke to reporters about the State Department’s newly established Counterterrorism Bureau. Topics included the bureau’s role and importance in fighting terrorism globally. 11:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Officials from the Internal Revenue Service amd Treasury and Justice Departments testified on ... Officials from the Internal Revenue Service amd Treasury and Justice Departments testified on their efforts to prevent fraud in tax returns and credits, and working with law enforcement to protect taxpayers.
9:23 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Young Voters and the 2012 Presidential Election ; Trey Grayson spoke by uplink from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and responded to ... Trey Grayson spoke by uplink from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications
Topic: Guest will discuss results of a recently released Harvard survey which polled young voters about their top issues and their views of President Obama, the Republican presidential field, and Congress.
12:34 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Top American Leaders of 2011 Educators, journalists and politicians were honored at the Washington Post's Top American ... Educators, journalists and politicians were honored at the Washington Post's Top American Leaders Awards. The awards, according to the Washington Post and its co-sponsor, the Harvard School of Government, were given to those who “work across boundaries."” 1:30 pm ET Approx. 30 min. House Democratic Leaders on the Economy and Jobs House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation. House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation.
10:01 am ET Approx. 48 min. Mitt Romney Town Hall Meeting in Manchester ; 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. 12:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Top American Leaders of 2011, Panel Discussions Washington Post hosted three panels during its 2011 Top American Leaders ... Washington Post hosted three panels during its 2011 Top American Leaders Awards. Speakers included New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chair Sheila Blair, and University of Maryland, Baltimore County President Freeman Hrabowski. 2:01 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Gore Primary Reaction Vice President Gore thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary, saying they ... Vice President Gore thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary, saying they had invigorated his campaign. He eventually received 52 percent of the Democratic vote.
11:01 am ET Approx. 11 min. LIVE President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. ... President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. President Obama said that the cuts would come from planned spending increases and that the U.S. would maintain a budget that is roughly larger than the next 10 countries' military budgets combined. This was the first time a sitting president had appeared in the Pentagon briefing room. 2:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Homeless Children and Youth Act, Panel 1 Current and former homeless children testified about their experiences and government barriers ... Current and former homeless children testified about their experiences and government barriers that prevent many homeless youth from receiving housing assistance. 2:20 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Bradley Primary Reaction Senator Bradley thanked supporters for their vote in the New Hampshire primary, saying that he was ... Senator Bradley thanked supporters for their vote in the New Hampshire primary, saying that he was prepared to continue to fight for the democratic nomination. He eventually received 47 percent of the vote.
11:12 am ET Approx. 42 min. Secretary Panetta on the Defense Strategic Review ; Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military ... Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. Secretary Panetta said that smaller military budgets would come with some tradeoffs and that the U.S. would take on “some level of additional but acceptable risk.” 3:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Homeless Children and Youth Act, Panel 2 Officials testified about the problem of youth homelessness and government barriers that prevent ... Officials testified about the problem of youth homelessness and government barriers that prevent many homeless youth from receiving housing assistance. 2:37 pm ET Approx. 15 min. McCain Primary Reaction Senator McCain thanked his organization and supporters for their work on his behalf and their ... Senator McCain thanked his organization and supporters for their work on his behalf and their votes in the New Hampshire primary. He eventually received 49 percent of the vote to win the primary.
11:55 am ET Approx. 10 min. President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. ... President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. President Obama said that the cuts would come from planned spending increases and that the U.S. would maintain a budget that is roughly larger than the next 10 countries' military budgets combined. This was the first time a sitting president had appeared in the Pentagon briefing room. 4:41 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Manchester's Role in the New Hampshire Primary Process ; ; Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the activity in the city of Manchester, New ... Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the activity in the city of Manchester, New Hampshire. Mayor Gatsas explained his city’s preparation for the influx of people that presidential primaries bring, and the impact on local businesses and the economy.
He was interviewed at City Hall.
2:53 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Bush Primary Reaction Governor Bush thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary saying that it had ... Governor Bush thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary saying that it had traditionally been a “bump in the road” for frontrunners. He eventually received an unexpectedly low 31 percent of the vote.
12:08 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Defense Strategic Review ; ; Defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st ... Defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. 4:46 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Kevin Landrigan on the Upcoming New Hampshire Primary ; Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls ... Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The veteran New Hampshire political reporter discussed the political landscape in his state and the candidate he believes has the best organization and turnout operation. 3:06 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Immigration Policy Business leaders participated in a discussion ways that the current immigration system discourages ... Business leaders participated in a discussion ways that the current immigration system discourages immigrant entrepreneurs from coming to the U.S. and forces companies to shift jobs to other countries.
This was part of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce forum on immigration and the economy.
12:36 pm ET Approx. 21 min. Kevin Landrigan on the Upcoming New Hampshire Primary ; Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls ... Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The veteran New Hampshire political reporter discussed the political landscape in his state and the candidate he believes has the best organization and turnout operation. 5:32 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Manchester Mayor Gatsas on the New Hampshire Primary ; Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the role of New Hampshire as the first state to hold ... Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the role of New Hampshire as the first state to hold a presidential primary every four years, voters in his state, and television political ads.
He was interviewed at City Hall.
4:45 pm ET Approx. 44 min. U.S. Housing Market and the Economy Participants talked about the state of the economy and solving the foreclosure crisis in the ... Participants talked about the state of the economy and solving the foreclosure crisis in the housing industry. 78,000 households received first-time default notices in August, representing a 33% increase from July. Among the issues addresses were unemployment rates, government regulations, banking practices, and consumer confidence. Panels responded to questions from the audience.
12:57 pm ET Approx. 33 min. LIVE Rick Santorum Campaign Event Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held informal discussions with lunch patrons ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held informal discussions with lunch patrons of the Tilt’n Diner in Tilton, New Hampshire while on the campaign trail just prior to the New Hampshire Republican primary election. 5:38 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Governor Scott Walker on Wisconsin Budget ; ; Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talked about the budget reforms he instituted in his ... Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talked about the budget reforms he instituted in his state. He faced significant labor union opposition when he increased civil servant contributions to pensions, allowed school districts to shop in the private sector for health insurance, and allowing some teachers to choose whether or not to join a union. In his remarks he stated “collective bargaining is not a right” for civil servants. He also addressed the current efforts underway to recall him. 
The program includes questions from audience members.
5:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Food Safety ; Dr. Elizabeth A. Hagen talked about Department of Agriculture efforts to improve food safety ... Dr. Elizabeth A. Hagen talked about Department of Agriculture efforts to improve food safety inspections, and efforts to prevent the roughly 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths that occur each year as a result of foodborne illness. She responded to questions from the audience.
1:32 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Jon Huntsman Town Hall Meeting ; ; 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. 7:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. LIVE Nashua Republican City Committee Republican 2012 presidential candidates and their surrogates spoke to members of the Nashua City ... Republican 2012 presidential candidates and their surrogates spoke to members of the Nashua City Republican Committee. They outlined reasons to support their candidates and the policy positions they favored. Several responded to questions from the audience. 6:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Chinese Economic Competitiveness Participants talked about trade and trade competition with China, the state of the U.S. economy, ... Participants talked about trade and trade competition with China, the state of the U.S. economy, employment outsourcing, and the future of the global economy. They also answered questions from the audience.
2:36 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Manchester's Role in the New Hampshire Primary Process ; ; Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the activity in the city of Manchester, New ... Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the activity in the city of Manchester, New Hampshire. Mayor Gatsas explained his city’s preparation for the influx of people that presidential primaries bring, and the impact on local businesses and the economy.
He was interviewed at City Hall.
8:43 pm ET Approx. 53 min. President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. ... President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. President Obama said that the cuts would come from planned spending increases and that the U.S. would maintain a budget that is roughly larger than the next 10 countries' military budgets combined. This was the first time a sitting president had appeared in the Pentagon briefing room. 7:38 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Newly Established State Department Office Officials spoke to reporters and announced a new department for civil security at the State ... Officials spoke to reporters and announced a new department for civil security at the State Department. Maria Otero talked about her selection to head teh new Office of Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights.
2:45 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Representative Charles Bass on the 2012 Republican Presidential Field ; Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls ... Kevin Landrigan spoke by uplink from Manchester, New Hampshire, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He offered his thoughts and analysis on the 2012 Republican presidential field, less than a week before the New Hampshire primary. He has endorsed Mitt Romney. 9:37 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Secretary Panetta on the Defense Strategic Review ; Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military ... Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. Secretary Panetta said that smaller military budgets would come with some tradeoffs and that the U.S. would take on “some level of additional but acceptable risk.” 7:53 pm ET Approx. 10 min. WMUR-TV Newscast 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.
3:25 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Occupy New Hampshire Organizational Meeting Occupy New Hampshire held a statewide assembly to make plans for protesting during the New ... Occupy New Hampshire held a statewide assembly to make plans for protesting during the New Hampshire Primary. They met in St. Augustine’s Church in Manchester, N.H. 10:03 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Financial Regulatory Reform and Consumer Protection ; On his first day on the job as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard ... On his first day on the job as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray visited the Brookings Institution and gave his vision for the agency. He says he is committed to working with Congress, state and local governments, and other federal agencies in order to protect consumers. 8:04 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Gore Primary Reaction Vice President Gore thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary, saying they ... Vice President Gore thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary, saying they had invigorated his campaign. He eventually received 52 percent of the Democratic vote.
4:47 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Financial Regulatory Reform and Consumer Protection ; On his first day on the job as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard ... On his first day on the job as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray visited the Brookings Institution and gave his vision for the agency. He says he is committed to working with Congress, state and local governments, and other federal agencies in order to protect consumers. 10:48 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Governor Scott Walker on Wisconsin Budget ; ; Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talked about the budget reforms he instituted in his ... Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talked about the budget reforms he instituted in his state. He faced significant labor union opposition when he increased civil servant contributions to pensions, allowed school districts to shop in the private sector for health insurance, and allowing some teachers to choose whether or not to join a union. In his remarks he stated “collective bargaining is not a right” for civil servants. He also addressed the current efforts underway to recall him. 
The program includes questions from audience members.
8:22 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Bradley Primary Reaction Senator Bradley thanked supporters for their vote in the New Hampshire primary, saying that he was ... Senator Bradley thanked supporters for their vote in the New Hampshire primary, saying that he was prepared to continue to fight for the democratic nomination. He eventually received 47 percent of the vote.
5:32 pm ET Approx. 53 min. President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. ... President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. President Obama said that the cuts would come from planned spending increases and that the U.S. would maintain a budget that is roughly larger than the next 10 countries' military budgets combined. This was the first time a sitting president had appeared in the Pentagon briefing room. 12:19 am ET Approx. 30 min. House Democratic Leaders on the Economy and Jobs House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation. House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation. 8:39 pm ET Approx. 15 min. McCain Primary Reaction Senator McCain thanked his organization and supporters for their work on his behalf and their ... Senator McCain thanked his organization and supporters for their work on his behalf and their votes in the New Hampshire primary. He eventually received 49 percent of the vote to win the primary.
6:26 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Young Voters and the 2012 Presidential Election ; Trey Grayson spoke by uplink from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and responded to ... Trey Grayson spoke by uplink from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications
Topic: Guest will discuss results of a recently released Harvard survey which polled young voters about their top issues and their views of President Obama, the Republican presidential field, and Congress.
12:50 am ET Approx. 53 min. President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. ... President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. President Obama said that the cuts would come from planned spending increases and that the U.S. would maintain a budget that is roughly larger than the next 10 countries' military budgets combined. This was the first time a sitting president had appeared in the Pentagon briefing room. 8:56 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Bush Primary Reaction Governor Bush thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary saying that it had ... Governor Bush thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary saying that it had traditionally been a “bump in the road” for frontrunners. He eventually received an unexpectedly low 31 percent of the vote.
7:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. LIVE Newt Gingrich Town Hall Meeting Republican 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting with members of the ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting with members of the Meredith Lakes Region Tea Party. 1:44 am ET Approx. 24 min. Secretary Panetta on the Defense Strategic Review ; Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military ... Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. Secretary Panetta said that smaller military budgets would come with some tradeoffs and that the U.S. would take on “some level of additional but acceptable risk.” 9:08 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with James Grant ; James Grant spoke about his experiences as a financial journalist and his body of work including a ... James Grant spoke about his experiences as a financial journalist and his body of work including a biography of Thomas Reed, speaker of the House of Representatives from 1889 to 1891, and again from 1895 to 1899. During Reed’s tenures he increased the power of the speaker and, according to Mr. Grant, “changed forever the way the House of Representatives does its business.” The former speaker did so by establishing the power of majority rule instead of allowing the minority to hold up consideration or passage of legislation.
James Grant has authored six books including a biography of John Adams. The rest of his books have been about financial matters including a biography of Bernard Baruch. In 1983, he founded Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, a subscription based journal of the financial markets.
8:47 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Rick Santorum Campaign Event Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held informal discussions with lunch patrons ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held informal discussions with lunch patrons of the Tilt’n Diner in Tilton, New Hampshire while on the campaign trail just prior to the New Hampshire Republican primary election. 2:09 am ET Approx. 44 min. Financial Regulatory Reform and Consumer Protection ; On his first day on the job as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard ... On his first day on the job as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray visited the Brookings Institution and gave his vision for the agency. He says he is committed to working with Congress, state and local governments, and other federal agencies in order to protect consumers. 10:07 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Clarence Lusane ; Clarence Lusane spoke about his book The Black History of the White House, a historical ... Clarence Lusane spoke about his book The Black History of the White House, a historical narrative detailing the contributions of past and present African Americans in the White House. He recounted little-known stories from such individuals as Oney Judge, slave to George and Martha Washington; and Paul Jennings, owned by James and Dolly Madison. The book explores emancipation, reconstruction, the civil rights movement and its aftermath, and contemporary issues arising from the Obama presidency. He spoke of his formative childhood years, including his vivid memories of when his mother and sister were shot during a city-wide riot in Detroit in July of 1967.
9:23 pm ET Approx. 10 min. WMUR-TV Newscast 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. 2:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Governor Scott Walker on Wisconsin Budget ; ; Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talked about the budget reforms he instituted in his ... Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talked about the budget reforms he instituted in his state. He faced significant labor union opposition when he increased civil servant contributions to pensions, allowed school districts to shop in the private sector for health insurance, and allowing some teachers to choose whether or not to join a union. In his remarks he stated “collective bargaining is not a right” for civil servants. He also addressed the current efforts underway to recall him. 
The program includes questions from audience members.
11:06 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Gore Primary Reaction Vice President Gore thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary, saying they ... Vice President Gore thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary, saying they had invigorated his campaign. He eventually received 52 percent of the Democratic vote.
9:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Nashua Republican City Committee Republican 2012 presidential candidates and their surrogates spoke to members of the Nashua City ... Republican 2012 presidential candidates and their surrogates spoke to members of the Nashua City Republican Committee. They outlined reasons to support their candidates and the policy positions they favored. Several responded to questions from the audience. 4:25 am ET Approx. 30 min. House Democratic Leaders on the Economy and Jobs House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation. House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation. 11:24 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Bradley Primary Reaction Senator Bradley thanked supporters for their vote in the New Hampshire primary, saying that he was ... Senator Bradley thanked supporters for their vote in the New Hampshire primary, saying that he was prepared to continue to fight for the democratic nomination. He eventually received 47 percent of the vote.
11:10 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Newt Gingrich Town Hall Meeting Republican 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting with members of the ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting with members of the Meredith Lakes Region Tea Party. 4:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Top American Leaders of 2011, Panel Discussions Washington Post hosted three panels during its 2011 Top American Leaders ... Washington Post hosted three panels during its 2011 Top American Leaders Awards. Speakers included New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chair Sheila Blair, and University of Maryland, Baltimore County President Freeman Hrabowski. 11:41 pm ET Approx. 15 min. McCain Primary Reaction Senator McCain thanked his organization and supporters for their work on his behalf and their ... Senator McCain thanked his organization and supporters for their work on his behalf and their votes in the New Hampshire primary. He eventually received 49 percent of the vote to win the primary.
12:44 am ET Approx. 5 min. Manchester Mayor Gatsas on the New Hampshire Primary ; Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the role of New Hampshire as the first state to hold ... Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) talked about the role of New Hampshire as the first state to hold a presidential primary every four years, voters in his state, and television political ads.
He was interviewed at City Hall.
6:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell Daniel Choi, who was discharged for violating the military’s “don’t ask, ... Daniel Choi, who was discharged for violating the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, talked about his role in the successful efforts to repeal the ban on openly homosexual service in the military. He also responded to questions from the audience. 11:58 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Bush Primary Reaction Governor Bush thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary saying that it had ... Governor Bush thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary saying that it had traditionally been a “bump in the road” for frontrunners. He eventually received an unexpectedly low 31 percent of the vote.
12:51 am ET Approx. 35 min. Rick Santorum Campaign Event Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held informal discussions with lunch patrons ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held informal discussions with lunch patrons of the Tilt’n Diner in Tilton, New Hampshire while on the campaign trail just prior to the New Hampshire Republican primary election. 1:39 am ET Approx. 32 min. Highly-Skilled Immigrants and the U.S. Economy ; ; Following opening remarks from Margaret Spellings and Thomas Donohue, Alejandro Mayorkas talked ... Following opening remarks from Margaret Spellings and Thomas Donohue, Alejandro Mayorkas talked about immigration policy and ways in which government agencies could become more responsive to the needs of businesses. He focused on efforts to attract highly-skilled workers and the investor visa program. He also responded to questions from the audience.
This was part of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce forum on immigration and the economy.
1:27 am ET Approx. 10 min. WMUR-TV Newscast 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. 2:12 am ET Approx. 17 min. Gore Primary Reaction Vice President Gore thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary, saying they ... Vice President Gore thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary, saying they had invigorated his campaign. He eventually received 52 percent of the Democratic vote.
1:40 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Nashua Republican City Committee Republican 2012 presidential candidates and their surrogates spoke to members of the Nashua City ... Republican 2012 presidential candidates and their surrogates spoke to members of the Nashua City Republican Committee. They outlined reasons to support their candidates and the policy positions they favored. Several responded to questions from the audience. 2:31 am ET Approx. 15 min. Bradley Primary Reaction Senator Bradley thanked supporters for their vote in the New Hampshire primary, saying that he was ... Senator Bradley thanked supporters for their vote in the New Hampshire primary, saying that he was prepared to continue to fight for the democratic nomination. He eventually received 47 percent of the vote.
3:13 am ET Approx. 2 min. 2012 Republican Campaign Ads 2:48 am ET Approx. 15 min. McCain Primary Reaction Senator McCain thanked his organization and supporters for their work on his behalf and their ... Senator McCain thanked his organization and supporters for their work on his behalf and their votes in the New Hampshire primary. He eventually received 49 percent of the vote to win the primary.
3:17 am ET Approx. 53 min. President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. ... President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. President Obama said that the cuts would come from planned spending increases and that the U.S. would maintain a budget that is roughly larger than the next 10 countries' military budgets combined. This was the first time a sitting president had appeared in the Pentagon briefing room. 3:04 am ET Approx. 10 min. Bush Primary Reaction Governor Bush thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary saying that it had ... Governor Bush thanked supporters for their votes in the New Hampshire primary saying that it had traditionally been a “bump in the road” for frontrunners. He eventually received an unexpectedly low 31 percent of the vote.
4:11 am ET Approx. 24 min. Secretary Panetta on the Defense Strategic Review ; Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military ... Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. Secretary Panetta said that smaller military budgets would come with some tradeoffs and that the U.S. would take on “some level of additional but acceptable risk.” 3:17 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.
4:38 am ET Approx. 10 min. WMUR-TV Newscast 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. 4:44 am 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.
4:48 am ET Approx. 35 min. Rick Santorum Campaign Event Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held informal discussions with lunch patrons ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum held informal discussions with lunch patrons of the Tilt’n Diner in Tilton, New Hampshire while on the campaign trail just prior to the New Hampshire Republican primary election. 6:18 am ET Approx. 36 min. 2011 Freedom Award Ceremony The U.S. Capitol Historical Society honored the lives and careers of Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) ... The U.S. Capitol Historical Society honored the lives and careers of Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and Representative John Dingell (D-MI) with the annual Freedom Award, which recognizes individuals and organizations who have advanced greater public understanding and appreciation for freedom. Senator Inouye is a World II combat veteran having won the Medal of Honor. Representative Dingell is the longest serving member of the House in history.
5:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Newt Gingrich Town Hall Meeting Republican 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting with members of the ... Republican 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich held a town hall meeting with members of the Meredith Lakes Region Tea Party.