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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Paul Orgel Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do the vice presidential candidates ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do the vice presidential candidates influence your vote?” 6:59 am ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on The Oath Jeffrey Toobin Jeffrey Toobin reports on the relationship between the Obama administration and Chief Justice John ... Jeffrey Toobin reports on the relationship between the Obama administration and Chief Justice John Roberts and the U.S. Supreme Court. The author examines the history of the Court and how recent addition of four justices in the previous five years has affected the Court’s decisions on numerous cases, including its recent ruling on health care. Jeffrey Toobin responded to questions from members of the audience at the Free Library of Philadelphia. 6:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Indian Removal from the Southeastern U.S. Laurel Clark-Shire University of Hartford history professor Laurel Clark Shire looked at government policies towards ... University of Hartford history professor Laurel Clark Shire looked at government policies towards Native Americans living in the southeastern United States from the late 1700s until the mid-1800s. She examined the factors that led to the removal of Indian tribes west to territories in what is today Oklahoma, and talked about how some tribes attempted to avoid removal by changing their culture to be more like that of white settlers. She also looked at armed resistance to removal by the Seminoles in Florida. This class was an hour and 25 minutes.
7:50 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE Supreme Court 2012-13 Term Jess Bravin; Nancy Calo; Paul Orgel Jess Bravin talked about the opening of the Supreme Court 2012-13 term and the cases to be ... Jess Bravin talked about the opening of the Supreme Court 2012-13 term and the cases to be reviewed and heard during the term, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the dynamic among the justices in light of the ruling that upheld the Affordable Care Act, how the Court might change due to retirement vacancies, and the history of the annual Red Mass that marks the start of the new Supreme Court term.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. Communicators with David Cohen David Cohen; Amy Maclean; Peter Slen David Cohen talked about issues affecting the cable industry and telecommunications in ... David Cohen talked about issues affecting the cable industry and telecommunications in general. Topics included Comcast’s sale of spectrum to Verizon, program access rules that were scheduled to expire soon, extending broadband service to students in low income families, the impact of Google Fiber and more. 8:03 am ET Approx. 49 min. Political Cartoons and Campaign 2012 Editorial cartoonists spoke about their work and the 2012 presidential campaign a material for ... Editorial cartoonists spoke about their work and the 2012 presidential campaign a material for their art. They responded to questions from the audience and displayed several examples of cartoons depicting characters and events in the election campaign.
8:33 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Libertarian Party and the 2012 Presidential Election Nancy Calo; Gary Johnson; Paul Orgel Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current ... Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current two-party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Medicare reform, national debt, the economy, and tax policy. 8:32 am ET Approx. 57 min. Nevada Senate Debate Shelley Berkley; Dean Heller Representative Shelley Berkley (D) and Senator Dean Heller (R) debated various issues in the ... Representative Shelley Berkley (D) and Senator Dean Heller (R) debated various issues in the Nevada campaign for U.S. Senate. 8:55 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 33 min. NextGen Program Review Witnesses testified about the status of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air ... Witnesses testified about the status of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic control modernization program known as the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), and whether the FAA was implementing recent requirements in the FAA reform law intended to ensure progress of the program.
9:18 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE Federal Transit Authority Emil Frankel; Paul Orgel Emil Frankel talked about the budget of the Federal Transit Authority, and he responded to ... Emil Frankel talked about the budget of the Federal Transit Authority, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how much money states receive, the types of programs funded, the approval process, and if federal agencies have a way to determine if the money is well spent.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
9:32 am ET Approx. 54 min. Iowa 4th Congressional District Debate Steven King; Christie Vilsack Republican Congressman Steve King and Democratic challenger Christie Vilsack debated for ... Republican Congressman Steve King and Democratic challenger Christie Vilsack debated for Iowa’s new 4th Congressional District. Courtesy of KTIV and Northwestern College. 11:32 am ET Approx. 29 min. Secretary Arne Duncan Remarks on Education Reform Arne Duncan; Robert Rubin Education Secretary Arne Duncan gave the keynote address at a forum on new approaches to improving ... Education Secretary Arne Duncan gave the keynote address at a forum on new approaches to improving the education system. He highlighted recent progress in kindergarten through 12 grade education, addressed areas in need of improvement, and promoted innovative ways to help advance reform efforts. Following his remarks, he took questions from the audience.
10:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Supreme Court Term Preview Legal experts previewed the 2012-13 Supreme Court term.
Some of the cases included affirmative ...
Legal experts previewed the 2012-13 Supreme Court term.
Some of the cases included affirmative action at universities, human rights abuses overseas, national security, and privacy issues, among others. Participants responded to questions from the audience.
10:29 am ET Approx. 47 min. Drug Safety and Security John Castellani; Scott LaGanga; Ralph Neas Panelists discussed drug safety and security, including the impact of counterfeit drugs on the ... Panelists discussed drug safety and security, including the impact of counterfeit drugs on the industry. They also responded to questions from the audience. 12:04 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Women Journalists on the 2012 Presidential Election Leading women journalists spoke about the 2012 presidential campaign and the changing roles of ... Leading women journalists spoke about the 2012 presidential campaign and the changing roles of women in the news media. Among the topics they addressed were candidates' appeal to women voters, challenges for women covering the campaign, and changes in the news industry over the past several election cycles. They responded to questions from the audience.
11:43 am ET Approx. 58 min. Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Elena Kagan; Wendy Perdue Justice Elena Kagan talked with University of Richmond School of Law faculty and students about ... Justice Elena Kagan talked with University of Richmond School of Law faculty and students about being on the Supreme Court. Of the Court’s practice of having the most junior justice answer the door and take the voting tally for cases to the clerk’s office, she joked that being a junior justice during conference is a “hazing ritual” on the Court. Other topics included her decision to become a lawyer and her approach to writing decisions. 11:19 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Women's Health Issues Panelists talked about women’s health care accessibility and the government’s role in ... Panelists talked about women’s health care accessibility and the government’s role in the funding of reproductive services. Some of the issues they discussed the affordability of contraceptives, “personhood” initiatives in some states, religious issues, the use of birth control as a politically partisan issue, and Planned Parenthood. The panelists also answered questions from audience members about “botched abortions” being performed by Planned Parenthood, health risks associated with birth control, the dangers of government extension of power, and alternatives to traditional contraception such as natural family planning. 
One of the panelists, Sandra Fluke, received national attention after she was barred from testifying at a House Oversight Committee hearing on insurance companies' coverage of contraception, and was the subject of derogatory comments by radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.
1:06 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Effectiveness of Political Fact Checking Academics presented research findings on the effectiveness of political fact checking. Topics ... Academics presented research findings on the effectiveness of political fact checking. Topics included how misinformation affects attitudes despite correction work, ways that journalists can increase the likelihood that fact checking will overcome misinformation, and the question of whether fact checking works or backfires. Justin Peters showed examples of exemplary print and broadcast fact checking. Several campaign ads were shown. The program included questions from audience members.
The forum started with a video for television stations engage in ad watching in local broadcasts.
12:45 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Libertarian Party and the 2012 Presidential Election Nancy Calo; Gary Johnson; Paul Orgel Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current ... Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current two-party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Medicare reform, national debt, the economy, and tax policy. 12:56 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Survey on Drug Use and Health The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) released a report on current ... The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) released a report on current illicit drug users and rates. It found marijuana use rose from 2007 to 2011 among youth aged 12 to 17, young adults aged 18 to 25, and adults aged 26 or older. In addition, prescription drug abuse among 18 to 25 year olds had declined in the past month by 14 percent. However, rates remained unchanged for children aged 12 to 17 and adults aged 26 or older for non-medical use of prescription drugs. SAMHSA Administrator Pamela Hyde noted that substance abuse accounts for more deaths than from HIV/AIDS, suicides and traffic accidents. 2:08 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Campaign Spending and Political Ads Erika Fowler; Kathleen Jamieson; Viveca Novak Panelists talked about campaign ad spending in the 2012 presidential election, the first since the ... Panelists talked about campaign ad spending in the 2012 presidential election, the first since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision. Erika Fowler detailed campaign spending, the types of ads running, and who is paying for them. Viveca Novak in her remarks said that the Federal Election Commission could require that ad sponsors disclose the names of their donors. They responded to questions from the audience.
1:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE Analysis of Presidential Debates Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, ... Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, focusing on what is important beyond “who won” and “who lost.” They discussed debate formats, leadership traits, and candidates' grasps of the issues, among other topics. They responded to questions from tweets and members of the audience. Gene Policinski moderated.
Clips of prior presidential debates were shown and analyzed throughout the program.
“Beyond Wins and Losses: A Citizen’s Guide to the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held at the Newseum by the National Communication Association and the First Amendment Center.
2:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE Openness and Transparency in the 112th Congress Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th ... Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th Congress. They focused on efforts to build more open and transparent means to find and analyze online government statistics and policy positions. Participants concurred that the House and its offices had done better than the Senate or Obama administration in these efforts. They responded to questions from the audience. 2:56 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Cancer Research and the Federal Budget Mike Smith; Harold Varmus Dr. Harold Varmus talked about the effects of national debt and the federal budget on cancer ... Dr. Harold Varmus talked about the effects of national debt and the federal budget on cancer research.
2:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Illinois 12th Congressional District Debate Paula Bradshaw (Green), Jason Plummer (R), and William Enyart, running to represent Illinois' 12th ... Paula Bradshaw (Green), Jason Plummer (R), and William Enyart, running to represent Illinois' 12th Congressional District, took part in a candidates' debate. 3:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Child Care Issues and the Presidential Election Panelists talked about child care and early learning challenges of low-middle class ... Panelists talked about child care and early learning challenges of low-middle class families. All agreed that they needed to be more aggressive in making sure presidential candidates discussed child care and early learning issues in depth while campaigning. Other topics included the difficulties in finding affordable child care. 4:08 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Oil and Politics in the Persian Gulf Panelists talked about oil politics in the Persian Gulf. They focused in particular on Iraq, ... Panelists talked about oil politics in the Persian Gulf. They focused in particular on Iraq, where a law dictating the use of oil profits had yet to be finalized and tensions continued over oil rights between the government in Baghdad and the Kurdish region. They also responded to questions from the audience.
4:10 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Nevada Senate Debate Shelley Berkley; Dean Heller Representative Shelley Berkley (D) and Senator Dean Heller (R) debated various issues in the ... Representative Shelley Berkley (D) and Senator Dean Heller (R) debated various issues in the Nevada campaign for U.S. Senate. 5:05 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Technology Supply Chain Threats Panelists addressed weak links in critical supply chains for computers, computer technology, and ... Panelists addressed weak links in critical supply chains for computers, computer technology, and computing infrastructure. The focus was on the source of threats, what the government can do to mitigate these risks, and where they are coming from, and the implications for national security. They responded to questions from the audience. 5:45 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Political Cartoons and Campaign 2012 Editorial cartoonists spoke about their work and the 2012 presidential campaign a material for ... Editorial cartoonists spoke about their work and the 2012 presidential campaign a material for their art. They responded to questions from the audience and displayed several examples of cartoons depicting characters and events in the election campaign.
5:09 pm ET Approx. 41 min. Libertarian Party and the 2012 Presidential Election Nancy Calo; Gary Johnson; Paul Orgel Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current ... Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current two-party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Medicare reform, national debt, the economy, and tax policy. 6:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. LIVE Virginia 7th Congressional District Debate Eric Cantor; E. Powell House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and 7th Congressional District challenger Wayne Powell ... House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and 7th Congressional District challenger Wayne Powell debated various campaign issues focusing on the state of the economy, taxes, and fiscal policy. 6:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. LIVE Global Role of the U.S. President Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: ... Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: declining American influence, the resilience of the liberal international order, and the rise of new major global powers such as China. They responded to questions from the audience.
5:54 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ross Perot Interview H. Perot; David Walker; Richard Wolf Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance ... Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and deficit spending, third party presidential runs, and the US education system. David Walker also sat in during the interview. Mr. Walker, a former U.S. comptroller general, had been working with Mr. Perot on initiatives to educate voters about economic issues in 2012 election. 8:15 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Communicators with David Cohen David Cohen; Amy Maclean; Peter Slen David Cohen talked about issues affecting the cable industry and telecommunications in ... David Cohen talked about issues affecting the cable industry and telecommunications in general. Topics included Comcast’s sale of spectrum to Verizon, program access rules that were scheduled to expire soon, extending broadband service to students in low income families, the impact of Google Fiber and more. 8:09 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Openness and Transparency in the 112th Congress Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th ... Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th Congress. They focused on efforts to build more open and transparent means to find and analyze online government statistics and policy positions. Participants concurred that the House and its offices had done better than the Senate or Obama administration in these efforts. They responded to questions from the audience.
7:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. LIVE Massachusetts Senate Debate Scott Brown; David Gregory; Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican Senator Scott Brown and the Democratic challenger ... Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican Senator Scott Brown and the Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren debated various campaign issues. Among the topics addressed were Ms. Warren’s minority status claims, illegal immigration, theri evaluation of the “best” Supreme Court justice, and which candidate best represented middle class issues and values. 8:48 pm ET Approx. 41 min. Libertarian Party and the 2012 Presidential Election Nancy Calo; Gary Johnson; Paul Orgel Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current ... Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current two-party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Medicare reform, national debt, the economy, and tax policy. 9:43 pm ET Approx. 4 hr. 34 min. Offshore Corporate Tax Havens Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying ... Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. Among the issues they addressed were corporate tax loopholes allowed under current financial regulation, and business practices employed by major U.S. firms. Business executives admitted that they do consider tax policy in different countries when making decisions about how to spend profits, but they refused to admit any wrongdoing.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. LIVE Nebraska Senate Debate Debra Fischer; J. Kerrey Nebraska U. S. senatorial candidates Bob Kerrey (D) and Deb Fischer (R) debated various campaign ... Nebraska U. S. senatorial candidates Bob Kerrey (D) and Deb Fischer (R) debated various campaign issues. Among the topics they addressed were agriculture policy, the economy, taxes and education. 9:31 pm ET Approx. 32 min. LIVE Mitt Romney Campaign Rally W. Romney Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney attended a campaign rally at the Wings of the ... Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney attended a campaign rally at the Wings of the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver, Colorado. In his remarks he said he looked forward to participating in the presidential debates so he could have a “conversation with the American people over the next month” and help them decide who to vote for president. 2:19 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Openness and Transparency in the 112th Congress Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th ... Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th Congress. They focused on efforts to build more open and transparent means to find and analyze online government statistics and policy positions. Participants concurred that the House and its offices had done better than the Senate or Obama administration in these efforts. They responded to questions from the audience.
8:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ross Perot Interview H. Perot; David Walker; Richard Wolf Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance ... Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and deficit spending, third party presidential runs, and the US education system. David Walker also sat in during the interview. Mr. Walker, a former U.S. comptroller general, had been working with Mr. Perot on initiatives to educate voters about economic issues in 2012 election. 10:06 pm ET Approx. 33 min. President Obama in Las Vegas Barack Obama President Obama campaigned in Las Vegas, Nevada. He spoke about a number of issues and talked ... President Obama campaigned in Las Vegas, Nevada. He spoke about a number of issues and talked about upcoming presidential candidates debates with Mitt Romney scheduled to begin the following week. 3:53 am ET Approx. 4 hr. 34 min. Offshore Corporate Tax Havens Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying ... Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. Among the issues they addressed were corporate tax loopholes allowed under current financial regulation, and business practices employed by major U.S. firms. Business executives admitted that they do consider tax policy in different countries when making decisions about how to spend profits, but they refused to admit any wrongdoing.
10:44 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Massachusetts Senate Debate Scott Brown; David Gregory; Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican Senator Scott Brown and the Democratic challenger ... Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican Senator Scott Brown and the Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren debated various campaign issues. Among the topics addressed were Ms. Warren’s minority status claims, illegal immigration, theri evaluation of the “best” Supreme Court justice, and which candidate best represented middle class issues and values. 10:43 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Global Role of the U.S. President Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: ... Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: declining American influence, the resilience of the liberal international order, and the rise of new major global powers such as China. They responded to questions from the audience.
11:03 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Nebraska Senate Debate Debra Fischer; J. Kerrey Nebraska U. S. senatorial candidates Bob Kerrey (D) and Deb Fischer (R) debated various campaign ... Nebraska U. S. senatorial candidates Bob Kerrey (D) and Deb Fischer (R) debated various campaign issues. Among the topics they addressed were agriculture policy, the economy, taxes and education. 12:18 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Virginia 7th Congressional District Debate Eric Cantor; E. Powell House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and 7th Congressional District challenger Wayne Powell ... House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and 7th Congressional District challenger Wayne Powell debated various campaign issues focusing on the state of the economy, taxes, and fiscal policy.
12:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ross Perot Interview H. Perot; David Walker; Richard Wolf Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance ... Ross Perot talked with a reporter about the state of the economy and the nation, and the relevance of the issues he ran on in 1992 and 1996 in the 2012 elections, including federal debt and deficit spending, third party presidential runs, and the US education system. David Walker also sat in during the interview. Mr. Walker, a former U.S. comptroller general, had been working with Mr. Perot on initiatives to educate voters about economic issues in 2012 election. 1:24 am ET Approx. 41 min. Libertarian Party and the 2012 Presidential Election Nancy Calo; Gary Johnson; Paul Orgel Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current ... Gary Johnson talked about his Libertarian Party presidential campaign and his view of the current two-party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Medicare reform, national debt, the economy, and tax policy.
1:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Presidential Campaign Media Coverage Journalists and commentators covering the 2012 presidential election assessed the media’s ... Journalists and commentators covering the 2012 presidential election assessed the media’s campaign coverage thus far. Topics included the ability of the press to change voters' minds, the influence of fact checkers, and the changing profile of the political journalist in the age of digital media. 2:07 am ET Approx. 30 min. Mitt Romney Campaign Rally W. Romney Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney attended a campaign rally at the Wings of the ... Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney attended a campaign rally at the Wings of the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver, Colorado. In his remarks he said he looked forward to participating in the presidential debates so he could have a “conversation with the American people over the next month” and help them decide who to vote for president.
2:35 am ET Approx. 54 min. Iowa 4th Congressional District Debate Steven King; Christie Vilsack Republican Congressman Steve King and Democratic challenger Christie Vilsack debated for ... Republican Congressman Steve King and Democratic challenger Christie Vilsack debated for Iowa’s new 4th Congressional District. Courtesy of KTIV and Northwestern College. 2:39 am ET Approx. 33 min. President Obama in Las Vegas Barack Obama President Obama campaigned in Las Vegas, Nevada. He spoke about a number of issues and talked ... President Obama campaigned in Las Vegas, Nevada. He spoke about a number of issues and talked about upcoming presidential candidates debates with Mitt Romney scheduled to begin the following week.
3:32 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Illinois 12th Congressional District Debate Paula Bradshaw (Green), Jason Plummer (R), and William Enyart, running to represent Illinois' 12th ... Paula Bradshaw (Green), Jason Plummer (R), and William Enyart, running to represent Illinois' 12th Congressional District, took part in a candidates' debate. 3:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Global Role of the U.S. President Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: ... Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: declining American influence, the resilience of the liberal international order, and the rise of new major global powers such as China. They responded to questions from the audience.
5:42 am ET Approx. 17 min. Massachusetts Senate Debate Scott Brown; David Gregory; Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican Senator Scott Brown and the Democratic challenger ... Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican Senator Scott Brown and the Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren debated various campaign issues. Among the topics addressed were Ms. Warren’s minority status claims, illegal immigration, theri evaluation of the “best” Supreme Court justice, and which candidate best represented middle class issues and values. 4:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Fact Checking the 2012 Presidential Candidates Journalists predicted some of the deceptive statements that President Obama and Mitt Romney might ... Journalists predicted some of the deceptive statements that President Obama and Mitt Romney might make in the first of their three debates. Some of the subjects they talked about were Medicare, welfare reform, federal budget savings from ending the Iraq war, and gas prices. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience. One of the audience members asked if fact checkers tended to point out inaccurate statements of Republican candidates more than those of Democrats.
6:01 am ET Approx. 57 min. Nebraska Senate Debate Debra Fischer; J. Kerrey Nebraska U. S. senatorial candidates Bob Kerrey (D) and Deb Fischer (R) debated various campaign ... Nebraska U. S. senatorial candidates Bob Kerrey (D) and Deb Fischer (R) debated various campaign issues. Among the topics they addressed were agriculture policy, the economy, taxes and education. 6:21 am ET Approx. 57 min. Women Journalists on the 2012 Presidential Election Leading women journalists spoke about the 2012 presidential campaign and the changing roles of ... Leading women journalists spoke about the 2012 presidential campaign and the changing roles of women in the news media. Among the topics they addressed were candidates' appeal to women voters, challenges for women covering the campaign, and changes in the news industry over the past several election cycles. They responded to questions from the audience.