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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for comments on Mitt Romney’s presidential primary victory in ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Mitt Romney’s presidential primary victory in Illinois. 5:57 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 1 min. Federal Communications Commission Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials testified on their fiscal year 2013 budget ... Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials testified on their fiscal year 2013 budget request. During their testimopny they touched on a number of issues including broadband access in rural areas, political campaign advertising, and the sale of broadcast spectrum. 7:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. U.S. Agency for International Development Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development fiscal year 2013 budget ... Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development fiscal year 2013 budget request.
7:46 am ET Approx. 48 min. LIVE Representative Mike Conaway on U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan Nancy Calo; K. Conaway; Peter Slen House Armed Services Committee Member Mike Conaway (R-TX) talked about General John Allen’s ... House Armed Services Committee Member Mike Conaway (R-TX) talked about General John Allen’s previous day testimony before the committee, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. General Allen, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, told members that coalition forces are making progress despite heart-wrenching events such as the murder of 16 innocent Afghan civilians by a U.S. service member.
A portion of General Allen’s testimony was shown at the start of the program.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Question Time David Cameron; Edward Miliband Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the ... Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. He was asked about his conversations with President Obama during his trip to the U.S. on keeping the 2014 timetable for withdrawing troops in Afghanistan, Other topics included the economy, government support for returning soldiers, and compensating small business owners who lost their properties in the 2011 riots. 8:31 am ET Approx. 29 min. Laura D'Andrea Tyson Remarks Steven Clemons; Laura Tyson Laura D’Andrea Tyson was interviewed at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the ... Laura D’Andrea Tyson was interviewed at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. She argued that better education, investment in research and development, and infrastructure improvements would positively affect a number of industries. She responded to questions from the audience.
8:35 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Representative Allyson Schwartz on the House Republican 2013 Budget Nancy Calo; Allyson Schwartz; Peter Slen House Budget Committee Member Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) reacted to the House Republican fiscal year ... House Budget Committee Member Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) reacted to the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. She discussed what Democrats would like to see in the budget, which includes tax increases in addition to spending cuts, and tax code reform.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:31 am ET Approx. 58 min. LIVE British Budget Statement George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled the budget before members of Parliament in the ... Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled the budget before members of Parliament in the British House of Commons. The annual budget speech outlines the government’s proposed tax and spending plan for reducing the deficit and creating job growth. The chancellor said the cost of funding the mission in Afghanistan was 2.4 billion pounds lower than previously forecasted and the top income tax rate will be reduced from 50 to 45 percent by April 2013. The government will also review the state pension age and consider giving loans to young people who want to start small business. Following Chancellor Osbourne’s remarks, Opposition Leader Ed Miliband told members the government’s proposed budget does not benefit the working class, and said it was an “unfair budget built on economic failure” 9:02 am ET Approx. 25 min. Lawrence Lindsey Remarks Kevin Delaney; Elizabeth Keffer; Lawrence Lindsey Lawrence Lindsey was interviewed by Kevin Delaney at an Atlantic summit on economic ... Lawrence Lindsey was interviewed by Kevin Delaney at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. Among other topics, he talked about the causes of the financial crisis, debt reduction, and the 2010 health care law, which he predicted would fail when it goes into effect in January 2014.
9:20 am ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE Women's Earning Power Liza Mundy; Peter Slen Liza Mundy talked about her Time cover story, “The Richer $ex: Women are overtaking ... Liza Mundy talked about her Time cover story, “The Richer $ex: Women are overtaking men as America’s breadwinners. Why that s good for everyone,” and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the impact of the recession on men’s wages, changing marriage trends, and the number of women attending college in comparison to men. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
9:30 am ET Approx. 9 hr. 39 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then resumed consideration of HR 3606, ... The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then resumed consideration of HR 3606, the small business capital bill.
From 2:30-3:00 p.m. senators paid tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), who became the longest-serving woman in Congress.
9:31 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 34 min. LIVE U.S. Response to the European Debt Crisis Timothy Geithner and Ben Bernanke testified on U.S. response to the European Union debt ... Timothy Geithner and Ben Bernanke testified on U.S. response to the European Union debt crisis. Chairman Bernanke said the European debt crisis still threatened the U.S. economy, but recent stress tests on major U.S. banks showed that many would be able to survive an economic downturn. They also answered questions about the U.S. housing market and federal debt.
10:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. LIVE Morning Hour During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no ... During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition, Morning Hour concludes. 7:10 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. LIVE Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution Markup, Part 5 Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
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Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
This hearing was joined in progress
12:07 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. LIVE Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution Markup, Part 3 Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
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Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
This hearing was joined in progress and can be viewed in subsequent parts. It can be viewed in its entirety online at http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/305021-105
11:22 am ET Approx. 37 min. LIVE Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution Markup, Part 2 Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
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Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
This portion of the hearing was joined already in progress. It can be viewed in its entirety online at http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/305021-105
9:02 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. Iran and Hezbollah Threat Assessment Witnesses testified on threats to the U.S. posed by both Iran and Hezbollah in the Middle ... Witnesses testified on threats to the U.S. posed by both Iran and Hezbollah in the Middle East. Among the topics addressed were state-sponsored terrorism threats, terrorist fundraising methods, the Iranian nuclear development program, the use of economic sanctions, and direct threats to the U.S. homeland. 2:29 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution Markup, Part 1 Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
The ...
Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
The hearing ended abruptly and can be viewed as subsequent parts. It can be viewed in its entirety online at http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/305021-105
12:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. LIVE House Session R5 - a bill that proposes to repeal provisions of the health care overhaul law related to the ... R5 - a bill that proposes to repeal provisions of the health care overhaul law related to the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). It also includes changes affecting medical malpractice lawsuits filed in state and federal court by imposing limits on damages, the time in which a malpractice suit can be filed and the types of damages that can be awarded 11:19 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Health Care Debate Senators debated the future of health care legislation. Senators debated the future of health care legislation. 3:18 pm ET Approx. 3 hr. 54 min. LIVE Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution Markup, Part 4 Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
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Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
This hearing ended while in progress, and continues on part 5.
1:48 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Women's Earning Power Liza Mundy; Peter Slen Liza Mundy talked about her Time cover story, “The Richer $ex: Women are overtaking ... Liza Mundy talked about her Time cover story, “The Richer $ex: Women are overtaking men as America’s breadwinners. Why that s good for everyone,” and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the impact of the recession on men’s wages, changing marriage trends, and the number of women attending college in comparison to men. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
12:23 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Afghanistan War, Part 1 General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in ... General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the country by 2014, as well as the killing of Afghan civilians by an American soldier. General Allen said the mission in Afghanistan was on-track, and expressed confidence in the 2014 withdrawal deadline, saying he had seen no indication from the Obama administration of a push to speed up the withdrawal. He downplayed Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s recent call for foreign troops to withdraw to their bases. 7:14 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Question Time David Cameron; Edward Miliband Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the ... Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. He was asked about his conversations with President Obama during his trip to the U.S. on keeping the 2014 timetable for withdrawing troops in Afghanistan, Other topics included the economy, government support for returning soldiers, and compensating small business owners who lost their properties in the 2011 riots.
2:16 pm ET Approx. 7 hr. 26 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 LIVE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
10a Morning Hour speeches
Noon Concur in the Senate ...
LIVE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
10a Morning Hour speeches
Noon Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 886 team.republicanwhip.house.gov/Components/Redirect/r.aspx?ID=229207-1049792 - United States Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (Suspension, 40 minutes of debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Womack / Financial Services Committee)
Begin Consideration of H.R. 5 team.republicanwhip.house.gov/Components/Redirect/r.aspx?ID=229208-1049792 - Protecting Access to Healthcare (PATH) Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Gingrey / Energy and Commerce Committee / Judiciary Committee Ways and Means Committee / Rules Committee)
The rule provides for six hours of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
Rep. Robert Woodall Amendment (10 minutes of debate) Rep. Suzanne Bonamici Amendment (10 minutes of debate) Rep. Alcee Hastings Amendment (10 minutes of debate) Reps. Charlie Dent / Pete Sessions Amendment (10 minutes of debate) Rep. Paul Gosar Amendment (10 minutes of debate) Reps. Cliff Stearns / Jim Matheson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
1:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Afghanistan War, Part 2 General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in ... General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the country by 2014, as well as the killing of Afghan civilians by an American soldier. General Allen said the mission in Afghanistan was on-track, and expressed confidence in the 2014 withdrawal deadline, saying he had seen no indication from the Obama administration of a push to speed up the withdrawal. He downplayed Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s recent call for foreign troops to withdraw to their bases. 7:44 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. British Budget Statement George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled the budget before members of Parliament in the ... Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled the budget before members of Parliament in the British House of Commons. The annual budget speech outlines the government’s proposed tax and spending plan for reducing the deficit and creating job growth. The chancellor said the cost of funding the mission in Afghanistan was 2.4 billion pounds lower than previously forecasted and the top income tax rate will be reduced from 50 to 45 percent by April 2013. The government will also review the state pension age and consider giving loans to young people who want to start small business. Following Chancellor Osbourne’s remarks, Opposition Leader Ed Miliband told members the government’s proposed budget does not benefit the working class, and said it was an “unfair budget built on economic failure”
9:44 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 34 min. U.S. Response to the European Debt Crisis Timothy Geithner and Ben Bernanke testified on U.S. response to the European Union debt ... Timothy Geithner and Ben Bernanke testified on U.S. response to the European Union debt crisis. Chairman Bernanke said the European debt crisis still threatened the U.S. economy, but recent stress tests on major U.S. banks showed that many would be able to survive an economic downturn. They also answered questions about the U.S. housing market and federal debt. 3:04 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. Iran and Hezbollah Threat Assessment Witnesses testified on threats to the U.S. posed by both Iran and Hezbollah in the Middle ... Witnesses testified on threats to the U.S. posed by both Iran and Hezbollah in the Middle East. Among the topics addressed were state-sponsored terrorism threats, terrorist fundraising methods, the Iranian nuclear development program, the use of economic sanctions, and direct threats to the U.S. homeland. 9:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Political Transition in Libya Marwan al-Muasher; Abdel-Rahim El-Keib Libyan Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim El Keib talked about his country’s political transition ... Libyan Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim El Keib talked about his country’s political transition and the future of U.S.-Libya relations. In his remarks he said many challenges lie ahead in the transition to democracy but added that Libyans remain determined to turn the tide of history. He also said that democracy is not a concept but a system that has to be built up piece by piece and will take time. Following his speech, he answered questions from the audience.
12:20 am ET Approx. 55 min. Rule Debate for Repealing of Health Care Bill Advisory Board Members debated a rule for consideration of legislation on the Health Care Advisory Board. Members debated a rule for consideration of legislation on the Health Care Advisory Board. 5:22 am ET Approx. 50 min. Health Care Debate Senators debated the future of health care legislation. Senators debated the future of health care legislation. 10:10 pm ET Approx. 37 min. Consumer Protection Summit Attorney General Holder and other officials gave an overview of the Justice Department’s ... Attorney General Holder and other officials gave an overview of the Justice Department’s approach to consumer fraud cases. This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer protection issues.
1:17 am ET Approx. 21 min. Presidential Remarks at Copper Mountain Solar Facility Barack Obama President Obama visited the Copper Mountain Solar Facility, the largest solar plant operating in ... President Obama visited the Copper Mountain Solar Facility, the largest solar plant operating in the country. He outlined his U.S. energy policy amid high gas and oil prices. 6:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Freedom of Information Act Legislative Outlook Staff of the House Government Reform and Oversight and Senate Judiciary Committees talked about ... Staff of the House Government Reform and Oversight and Senate Judiciary Committees talked about compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). 10:47 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Fraud Against the Elderly Panelists talked about frauds perpetrated against the elderly. Topics included the most ... Panelists talked about frauds perpetrated against the elderly. Topics included the most common types of scams being directed at the elderly and the challenges involved in preventing and prosecuting these scams.
This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer protection issues.
1:40 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 34 min. U.S. Response to the European Debt Crisis Timothy Geithner and Ben Bernanke testified on U.S. response to the European Union debt ... Timothy Geithner and Ben Bernanke testified on U.S. response to the European Union debt crisis. Chairman Bernanke said the European debt crisis still threatened the U.S. economy, but recent stress tests on major U.S. banks showed that many would be able to survive an economic downturn. They also answered questions about the U.S. housing market and federal debt. 11:26 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Tax Fraud Michael Bresnick; Sallie Cooper; Carol Ide Panelists talked about common tax fraud schemes. They focused on Internal Revenue Service ... Panelists talked about common tax fraud schemes. They focused on Internal Revenue Service efforts to deter these scams.
This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer protection issues.
4:16 am ET Approx. 55 min. Rule Debate for Repealing of Health Care Bill Advisory Board Members debated a rule for consideration of legislation on the Health Care Advisory Board. Members debated a rule for consideration of legislation on the Health Care Advisory Board. 11:43 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Business Opportunity Scams Panelists talked about specific types of financial fraud schemes. Topics included enforcement ... Panelists talked about specific types of financial fraud schemes. Topics included enforcement measures and recommendations for improved consumer protection programs. They responded to questions from the audience.
This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer protection issues.
5:12 am ET Approx. 23 min. Presidential Remarks at Copper Mountain Solar Facility Barack Obama President Obama visited the Copper Mountain Solar Facility, the largest solar plant operating in ... President Obama visited the Copper Mountain Solar Facility, the largest solar plant operating in the country. He outlined his U.S. energy policy amid high gas and oil prices. 12:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Advanced Industries and Exports Dominic Barton; Thomas Connelly; Bruce Katz Panelists talked about increasing U.S.advanced manufacturing and exports.
This program was ...
Panelists talked about increasing U.S.advanced manufacturing and exports.
This program was part of a Brookings Institution day-long discussion on U.S. economic growth through innovation.
5:37 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution Markup, Part 3 Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
This ...
Budget Committee members marked up the House Republican fiscal year 2013 budget plan.
This hearing was joined in progress and can be viewed in subsequent parts. It can be viewed in its entirety online at http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/305021-105
1:31 am ET Approx. 30 min. Question Time David Cameron; Edward Miliband Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the ... Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. He was asked about his conversations with President Obama during his trip to the U.S. on keeping the 2014 timetable for withdrawing troops in Afghanistan, Other topics included the economy, government support for returning soldiers, and compensating small business owners who lost their properties in the 2011 riots.
2:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. British Budget Statement George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled the budget before members of Parliament in the ... Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled the budget before members of Parliament in the British House of Commons. The annual budget speech outlines the government’s proposed tax and spending plan for reducing the deficit and creating job growth. The chancellor said the cost of funding the mission in Afghanistan was 2.4 billion pounds lower than previously forecasted and the top income tax rate will be reduced from 50 to 45 percent by April 2013. The government will also review the state pension age and consider giving loans to young people who want to start small business. Following Chancellor Osbourne’s remarks, Opposition Leader Ed Miliband told members the government’s proposed budget does not benefit the working class, and said it was an “unfair budget built on economic failure”
3:20 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Political Transition in Libya Marwan al-Muasher; Abdel-Rahim El-Keib Libyan Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim El Keib talked about his country’s political transition ... Libyan Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim El Keib talked about his country’s political transition and the future of U.S.-Libya relations. In his remarks he said many challenges lie ahead in the transition to democracy but added that Libyans remain determined to turn the tide of history. He also said that democracy is not a concept but a system that has to be built up piece by piece and will take time. Following his speech, he answered questions from the audience.
4:26 am ET Approx. 37 min. Consumer Protection Summit Attorney General Holder and other officials gave an overview of the Justice Department’s ... Attorney General Holder and other officials gave an overview of the Justice Department’s approach to consumer fraud cases. This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer protection issues.
5:04 am ET Approx. 38 min. Fraud Against the Elderly Panelists talked about frauds perpetrated against the elderly. Topics included the most ... Panelists talked about frauds perpetrated against the elderly. Topics included the most common types of scams being directed at the elderly and the challenges involved in preventing and prosecuting these scams.
This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer protection issues.
5:43 am ET Approx. 17 min. Tax Fraud Michael Bresnick; Sallie Cooper; Carol Ide Panelists talked about common tax fraud schemes. They focused on Internal Revenue Service ... Panelists talked about common tax fraud schemes. They focused on Internal Revenue Service efforts to deter these scams.
This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer protection issues.
6:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Business Opportunity Scams Panelists talked about specific types of financial fraud schemes. Topics included enforcement ... Panelists talked about specific types of financial fraud schemes. Topics included enforcement measures and recommendations for improved consumer protection programs. They responded to questions from the audience.
This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer protection issues.
6:32 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Advanced Industries and Exports Dominic Barton; Thomas Connelly; Bruce Katz Panelists talked about increasing U.S.advanced manufacturing and exports.
This program was ...
Panelists talked about increasing U.S.advanced manufacturing and exports.
This program was part of a Brookings Institution day-long discussion on U.S. economic growth through innovation.