C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Viewers commented on the question: “Do political spouses affect your vote?”
In a ...
Viewers commented on the question: “Do political spouses affect your vote?”
In a phone interview, Colleen McCain Nelson of Wall Street Journal discussed the electoral college map.
7:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Anton Treuer ; In his book, this expert of Ojibwe history and language answers more than one hundred questions ... In his book, this expert of Ojibwe history and language answers more than one hundred questions about Native Americans, many of which he’s been asked while giving public lecturers in Minnesota. The questions range from thoughtful and funny to what many may consider offensive, but Mr. Treuer answers with frankness, and often from a personal perspective. He discussed the questions and answers with the executive director of the National Congress of American Indians, Jacqueline Pata. 6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. Antietam National Battlefield Tour ; Historians Brooks Simpson and Mark Grimsley lead a group on a day-long tour of Antietam National ... Historians Brooks Simpson and Mark Grimsley lead a group on a day-long tour of Antietam National Battlefield, the 1862 engagement that is considered the bloodiest single day in American history. Visiting key locations at the National Park, including the Cornfield, Sunken Road and Burnside Bridge, the historians use the landscape and demonstrations to show what the battle was like for the armies on the ground.
7:43 am ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE Colleen McCain Nelson on the Electoral Map ; In a phone interview, Colleen McCain Nelson talked about the electoral college map.
Nancy Calo ...
In a phone interview, Colleen McCain Nelson talked about the electoral college map.
Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:01 am ET Approx. 31 min. Digital Technology and the 2012 Election ; Andrew Keen talked about his book, Digital Vertigo: How Today’s Online Social Revolution ... Andrew Keen talked about his book, Digital Vertigo: How Today’s Online Social Revolution Is Dividing, Diminishing, and Disorienting. 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. International Anti-Counterfeit Prescription Drug Efforts Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug ... Panelists talked about international efforts to investigate counterfeit prescription drug operations. Topics included the difficulties of tracking counterfeit drug shipments and the money involved.
This was part of the Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) Third Annual Counterfeit Drug Conference, held at the National Press Club.
7:51 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Foreign Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election ; ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She answered questioned from viewers. Topics included presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s previous day speech on foreign policy, the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Nancy Calo talked about the 15th Anniversary for C-SPAN Radio.
8:32 am ET Approx. 56 min. LIVE Business and Economic Issues in the 2012 Election Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential ... Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential election. They focused on the unemployment numbers, the "fiscal cliff", tax code, campaign finance, and energy and immigration policy. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience. Kay Katty moderated.
This event in the Leading Authorities' Conversations with Power series was held at the Newseum’s Knight Studio in Washington, D.C.
9:08 am ET Approx. 56 min. LIVE Government Aid to the Auto Industry ; ; Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance ... Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance given to U.S. auto industry in 2009. Steven Rattner talked about his role as the Obama administration “car czar” in the restructuring of Detroit’s automobile companies. He argued that the “auto bailout” prevented the collapse of General Motors and Chrysler Group and their supply chain, saving over 1 million U.S. jobs. Topics of discussion included whether there were alternatives to government involvement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Economic and Political Legacy of the U.S. Auto Industry Rescue” was part of the year-long Middle Class Series of events at the Center for American Progress.
8:37 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Budget Cuts and Tax Increases ; ; Lisa Mascaro discussed on effects on the U.S. economy of the “fiscal cliff,” referring ... Lisa Mascaro discussed on effects on the U.S. economy of the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. She answered questions from viewers. Nancy Calo talked about the 15th anniversary of C-SPAN Radio and its programming. 9:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Public Perceptions of Arabs and Muslims Panelists talked about the findings of a public opinion poll on American attitudes toward Arabs ... Panelists talked about the findings of a public opinion poll on American attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. The poll was conducted following violent protests in the Arab world that erupted in response to a film denigrating Islam. Topics included changes in the Arab world and Islam itself, American views of Arabs, and Arab views of America. The talk focused primarily on Egypt, Syria and Libya. 10:07 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Corporate Money and Elections Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior ... Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior election cycles following the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Among the topics they discussed was the possibility of Congress passing any campaign finance reform legislation, with all agreeing that the possibility was slim without a major scandal to prod them. They also talked about the importance of small donors, and the influence of super political action committees (super PACs).
Super PACs are independent political committees that support a candidate with unlimited, often anonymous, donations from companies, unions, or individuals.
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited money to elect a candidate
9:23 am ET Approx. 37 min. LIVE State of the Housing Market ; Bruce Morrison talked about the state of the U.S. housing market. He answered questions from ... Bruce Morrison talked about the state of the U.S. housing market. He answered questions from viewers. 10:59 am ET Approx. 2 min. LIVE Senate Pro Forma Session The U.S. Senate convened in a pro forma session. The U.S. Senate convened in a pro forma session. 11:37 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.
10:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. LIVE Senator Schumer on U.S. Tax Policy ; Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax ... Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax policy during the 2012 elections. In his remarks he rejected the idea of cutting tax rates, arguing that addressing the deficit should instead be the focus. He further said the top rate should rise as scheduled to 39.6 percent for the 2013 tax year. He responded to questions from the reporters in the audience. 11:03 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 39 min. 25th Anniversary DisHonors Awards Gala The Media Research Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala at the National Building ... The Media Research Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., where conservatives roasted the liberal media with the 2012 DisHonors “awards.” Also during the event, the late Andrew Breitbart was honored for his reporting on the conservative platform and issues. His father-in-law, Orson Bean, accepted the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence. Chris Plante and Brent Bozell presided over the ceremony, which included many video clips. 12:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Partisan Politics and Compromise Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern ... Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern California’s Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with remarks about political courage and non-partisanship. Following opening remarks, panelists talked about politicians working together and the need for Congress to get beyond partisan politics. Cokie Roberts moderated.
10:59 am ET Approx. 4 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session ; ; The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session. 1:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Lessons from the 2008 Presidential Campaign ; Henry De Sio, chief operating officer for President Obama’a 2008 presidential campaign and ... Henry De Sio, chief operating officer for President Obama’a 2008 presidential campaign and former deputy assistant to President Obama in the White House, spoke at California State University, Northridge. He talked about his experience working the Obama campaign in 2008 and stories that he had from the campaign trail. He talked about the primary battles against Hilary Clinton, vice presidential candidates, criticisms of Obama during the campaign, and turning points in the campaign. He also analyzed leadership, communication, and the use of words in presidential campaigns. Mr. de Sio answered questions from audience members in the University Student Union.
“How Language Will Shape the 2012 Election” was a presentation of the Distinguished Visitors Program presented by the CSUN Linguistics Program and Department of Political Science.
2:05 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Mayor Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch on Immigration Policy Rupert Murdoch and Mayor Michael Boomberg offered advice to Mitt Romney’s presidential ... Rupert Murdoch and Mayor Michael Boomberg offered advice to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign about immigration policy. Topics included the relationship between immigration and the economy, letting foreign college students stay in the U.S. after graduation, and the need for bipartisanship in Congress on addressing immigration issues. They also discussed gun violence.
11:06 am ET Approx. 56 min. Virginia Senate Debate Former Virginia Governors Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R) met in the fourth of a series of ... Former Virginia Governors Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R) met in the fourth of a series of debates for the Senate seat being vacated by Senator Jim Webb (D).
The debate was organized by the League of Women Voters of Virginia and AARP Virgina and broadcast live by Richmond PBS affiliate WCVE and CBS affiliate WTVR. The debate took place at the WCVE-TV studio in Midlothian.
Courtesy of WTVR-TV (CBS).
2:59 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Foreign Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election ; ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She answered questioned from viewers. Topics included presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s previous day speech on foreign policy, the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Nancy Calo talked about the 15th Anniversary for C-SPAN Radio.
3:06 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Business and Economic Issues in the 2012 Election Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential ... Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential election. They focused on the unemployment numbers, the "fiscal cliff", tax code, campaign finance, and energy and immigration policy. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience. Kay Katty moderated.
This event in the Leading Authorities' Conversations with Power series was held at the Newseum’s Knight Studio in Washington, D.C.
12:06 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Montana Senate Debate Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and incumbent Senator Jon Tester (D) met in Montana’s ... Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and incumbent Senator Jon Tester (D) met in Montana’s Senate debate. The debate was moderated by Steve Prosinski and hosted by Montana State University, Billings and The Billings Gazette in the university’s Petro Theatre. It was broadcast statewide on Montana Public Television channels. This debate is courtesy MontanaPBS. 3:43 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Business and Economic Issues in the 2012 Election Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential ... Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential election. They focused on the unemployment numbers, the "fiscal cliff", tax code, campaign finance, and energy and immigration policy. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience. Kay Katty moderated.
This event in the Leading Authorities' Conversations with Power series was held at the Newseum’s Knight Studio in Washington, D.C.
3:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Montana Senate Debate Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and incumbent Senator Jon Tester (D) met in Montana’s ... Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and incumbent Senator Jon Tester (D) met in Montana’s Senate debate. The debate was moderated by Steve Prosinski and hosted by Montana State University, Billings and The Billings Gazette in the university’s Petro Theatre. It was broadcast statewide on Montana Public Television channels. This debate is courtesy MontanaPBS.
1:11 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard a second oral argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, on ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard a second oral argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, on the reach of a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), that seeks to impose liability in U.S. courts on those who commit human rights violations in foreign countries. In the first oral argument The Court heard argument on the case in the 2011-12 term on the aspect of the case pertaining solely to the question of suing corporations under the ATS.
Audio of the arguments was presented with visual still images of participants.
3:49 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 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.
4:17 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Virginia Senate Debate Former Virginia Governors Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R) met in the fourth of a series of ... Former Virginia Governors Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R) met in the fourth of a series of debates for the Senate seat being vacated by Senator Jim Webb (D).
The debate was organized by the League of Women Voters of Virginia and AARP Virgina and broadcast live by Richmond PBS affiliate WCVE and CBS affiliate WTVR. The debate took place at the WCVE-TV studio in Midlothian.
Courtesy of WTVR-TV (CBS).
2:15 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Government Aid to the Auto Industry ; ; Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance ... Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance given to U.S. auto industry in 2009. Steven Rattner talked about his role as the Obama administration “car czar” in the restructuring of Detroit’s automobile companies. He argued that the “auto bailout” prevented the collapse of General Motors and Chrysler Group and their supply chain, saving over 1 million U.S. jobs. Topics of discussion included whether there were alternatives to government involvement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Economic and Political Legacy of the U.S. Auto Industry Rescue” was part of the year-long Middle Class Series of events at the Center for American Progress.
5:27 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Google and Anti-Trust Laws, Part One Anti-trust law and economics and technology policy experts discussed the market for Internet ... Anti-trust law and economics and technology policy experts discussed the market for Internet search, the evolving competitive landscape, and the role of government regulation. The panelists also talked about a new paper entitled “What Does the Chicago School Teach about Internet Search and the Anti-Trust Treatment of Google?,” authored by Gregory Sidak and Judge Robert Bork. The paper analyzed the anti-trust concerns over Google and the market for Internet search. 5:15 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.
3:14 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Senator Schumer on U.S. Tax Policy ; Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax ... Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax policy during the 2012 elections. In his remarks he rejected the idea of cutting tax rates, arguing that addressing the deficit should instead be the focus. He further said the top rate should rise as scheduled to 39.6 percent for the 2013 tax year. He responded to questions from the reporters in the audience. 6:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Mayor Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch on Immigration Policy Rupert Murdoch and Mayor Michael Boomberg offered advice to Mitt Romney’s presidential ... Rupert Murdoch and Mayor Michael Boomberg offered advice to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign about immigration policy. Topics included the relationship between immigration and the economy, letting foreign college students stay in the U.S. after graduation, and the need for bipartisanship in Congress on addressing immigration issues. They also discussed gun violence. 6:48 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Lessons from the 2008 Presidential Campaign ; Henry De Sio, chief operating officer for President Obama’a 2008 presidential campaign and ... Henry De Sio, chief operating officer for President Obama’a 2008 presidential campaign and former deputy assistant to President Obama in the White House, spoke at California State University, Northridge. He talked about his experience working the Obama campaign in 2008 and stories that he had from the campaign trail. He talked about the primary battles against Hilary Clinton, vice presidential candidates, criticisms of Obama during the campaign, and turning points in the campaign. He also analyzed leadership, communication, and the use of words in presidential campaigns. Mr. de Sio answered questions from audience members in the University Student Union.
“How Language Will Shape the 2012 Election” was a presentation of the Distinguished Visitors Program presented by the CSUN Linguistics Program and Department of Political Science.
4:12 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Business and Economic Issues in the 2012 Election Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential ... Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential election. They focused on the unemployment numbers, the "fiscal cliff", tax code, campaign finance, and energy and immigration policy. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience. Kay Katty moderated.
This event in the Leading Authorities' Conversations with Power series was held at the Newseum’s Knight Studio in Washington, D.C.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Spanish Financial Crisis ; Matías Rodríguez Inciarte talked about the Spanish financial crisis in the context of the ... Matías Rodríguez Inciarte talked about the Spanish financial crisis in the context of the Eurozone financial crisis. He is a director of Banco Santander, the largest bank in Spain. Topics included the Spanish and European economies and its banking system. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Bergsten moderated.
“Strength in a Time of Crisis: The Experience of Banco Santander” was an event of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
8:03 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Government Aid to the Auto Industry ; ; Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance ... Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance given to U.S. auto industry in 2009. Steven Rattner talked about his role as the Obama administration “car czar” in the restructuring of Detroit’s automobile companies. He argued that the “auto bailout” prevented the collapse of General Motors and Chrysler Group and their supply chain, saving over 1 million U.S. jobs. Topics of discussion included whether there were alternatives to government involvement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Economic and Political Legacy of the U.S. Auto Industry Rescue” was part of the year-long Middle Class Series of events at the Center for American Progress.
5:13 pm ET Approx. 17 min. LIVE President Obama Campaign Rally at Ohio State University President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Ohio State University. President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Ohio State University. 9:17 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Foreign Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election ; ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She answered questioned from viewers. Topics included presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s previous day speech on foreign policy, the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Nancy Calo talked about the 15th Anniversary for C-SPAN Radio.
9:17 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Religion Freedom and the First Amendment Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics ... Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex marriage, the problems of religious minorities, and the Obama Administration’s contraception rule as part of the health care law. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Boorstein moderated.
The panel “Whose First Amendment?” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
Due to technical difficulties, seven minutes are missing from the program.
5:30 pm ET Approx. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones on President Obama Speech at Ohio State University Telephone lines were open for comments after President Obama’s campaign rally at Ohio State ... Telephone lines were open for comments after President Obama’s campaign rally at Ohio State University. 10:02 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Speak Boehner Remarks at Mitt Romney Campaign Event House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) campaigned in New Hampshire. He told campaign supporters at ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) campaigned in New Hampshire. He told campaign supporters at the Romney-Ryan campaign office that with their help Republicans would keep control of the House and that he planned to run for speaker again. He also talked about former Governor Mitt Romney’s performance at the first presidential debate. 10:07 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Polling on Religious Issues ; ; Representative of the Marist public opinion poll presented data and insights on the views of the ... Representative of the Marist public opinion poll presented data and insights on the views of the American electorate toward religious and moral issues. They presented pre-debate numbers on the 2012 presidential race in the battle ground states as well as public opinion on a range of issues. Lee Miringoff dismissed allegations by Mitt Romney supporters of Democratic bias in recent polls. He said pollsters do not deliberately choose the proportion of Democrats to Republicans in any given poll. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
The panel “Getting Beyond the Labels in an Election Year: U.S. Views on Key Religious Issues” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
5:51 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Foreign Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election ; ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She answered questioned from viewers. Topics included presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s previous day speech on foreign policy, the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Nancy Calo talked about the 15th Anniversary for C-SPAN Radio.
10:13 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate The two major party vice presidential candidates and the running mate of independent presidential ... The two major party vice presidential candidates and the running mate of independent presidential candidate Ross Perot participated in the only scheduled 1992 vice presidential debate. The debate was moderated by Hal Bruno, and was conducted in a discussion format where the candidates' responses to questions were followed by discussion periods where the candidates could directly address one another. The three men stood at separate podia during the debate, and afterwards shook hands and greeted members of their families.
The debate featured sharp exchanges between Vice President Quayle and Senator Gore on the performance of the Bush administration and the character of Democratic presidential nominee Governor Bill Clinton. Admiral Stockdale, stating that he felt “like an observer at a ping-pong game,” interjected comments between the major candidates' remarks on issues including defense policy, the environment, and taxation.
10:53 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. U.S.-Mexico Relations ; Mexican President Felipe Calderon talked about U.S.-Mexico relations and this country’s ... Mexican President Felipe Calderon talked about U.S.-Mexico relations and this country’s global standing. In addition to immigration, he also addressed other spillover challenges affecting the two countries, including drug trafficking and the sale and movement of weapons across borders. In his comments he commended President Obama’s new policy allowing qualified, young illegal immigrants to avoid deportation. He also answered questions from the audience at the end of the program.
6:36 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Colleen McCain Nelson on the Electoral Map ; In a phone interview, Colleen McCain Nelson talked about the electoral college map.
Nancy Calo ...
In a phone interview, Colleen McCain Nelson talked about the electoral college map.
Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
10:17 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Former President Clinton at Obama Campaign Event ; ; Former President Bill Clinton spoke at an Obama campaign event at the Springs Preserve in Las ... Former President Bill Clinton spoke at an Obama campaign event at the Springs Preserve in Las Vegas. He discussed the differences between President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and what was at stake for Nevada voters. 12:04 am ET Approx. 54 min. Future of Yemen ; ; Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi talked about the future of his country. He took over ... Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi talked about the future of his country. He took over the presidency in February 2012, after an uprising forced the previous president to step down after 33 years in power.Among his comments he remarked on the progress made during in the previous year, including the formation of a government and ongoing talks to shape the country’s future. He called for economic support from the U.S. and the world community, and discussed the lack of jobs for young Yemeni’s. He defended the use of drones to fight al-Qaida and other militant groups in the country.
6:44 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Speak Boehner Remarks at Mitt Romney Campaign Event House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) campaigned in New Hampshire. He told campaign supporters at ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) campaigned in New Hampshire. He told campaign supporters at the Romney-Ryan campaign office that with their help Republicans would keep control of the House and that he planned to run for speaker again. He also talked about former Governor Mitt Romney’s performance at the first presidential debate. 11:16 pm 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.
1:00 am ET Approx. 39 min. Women and Children in Afghanistan Shamim Jawad discussed her first-hand experiences in Afghanistan and the rights of women and ... Shamim Jawad discussed her first-hand experiences in Afghanistan and the rights of women and children in the country. She painted a bleak picture with many obstacles towards the mobilization of these groups including education, cultural prejudices, lack of monetary capital, and few resources. She emphasized the need for international groups to reach out to women and children to give them the resources they need to raise their quality of life. Audience members asked questions.
6:54 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President ... Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President Bush, running mate of incumbent President Ronald Reagan, debated a variety of issues including abortion and the U.S. economy. 12:52 am ET Approx. 2 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate: Full Screen ; ; Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential ... Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential election.
Scheduled times and networks represent preliminary estimates and may change at any time.
1:42 am ET Approx. 56 min. Government Aid to the Auto Industry ; ; Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance ... Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance given to U.S. auto industry in 2009. Steven Rattner talked about his role as the Obama administration “car czar” in the restructuring of Detroit’s automobile companies. He argued that the “auto bailout” prevented the collapse of General Motors and Chrysler Group and their supply chain, saving over 1 million U.S. jobs. Topics of discussion included whether there were alternatives to government involvement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Economic and Political Legacy of the U.S. Auto Industry Rescue” was part of the year-long Middle Class Series of events at the Center for American Progress.
6:56 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, ... Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff. 12:54 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Spanish Financial Crisis ; Matías Rodríguez Inciarte talked about the Spanish financial crisis in the context of the ... Matías Rodríguez Inciarte talked about the Spanish financial crisis in the context of the Eurozone financial crisis. He is a director of Banco Santander, the largest bank in Spain. Topics included the Spanish and European economies and its banking system. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Bergsten moderated.
“Strength in a Time of Crisis: The Experience of Banco Santander” was an event of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
2:58 am ET Approx. 49 min. Religion Freedom and the First Amendment Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics ... Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex marriage, the problems of religious minorities, and the Obama Administration’s contraception rule as part of the health care law. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Boorstein moderated.
The panel “Whose First Amendment?” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
Due to technical difficulties, seven minutes are missing from the program.
7:00 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Senator Schumer on U.S. Tax Policy ; Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax ... Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax policy during the 2012 elections. In his remarks he rejected the idea of cutting tax rates, arguing that addressing the deficit should instead be the focus. He further said the top rate should rise as scheduled to 39.6 percent for the 2013 tax year. He responded to questions from the reporters in the audience. 2:09 am ET Approx. 1 min. Bus Touts from Cincinnati C-SPAN’s Campaign 2012 bus spent time in the battleground state of Ohio, visiting colleges ... C-SPAN’s Campaign 2012 bus spent time in the battleground state of Ohio, visiting colleges and universities to speak with students about the programming on C-SPAN. Students who visited the bus were asked to respond to a variety of issues, including the role of youth in 2012 and what they thought was the most important issue. Here is what some students from the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University had to say via Tout, a video-based social media service. 3:47 am ET Approx. 45 min. Polling on Religious Issues ; ; Representative of the Marist public opinion poll presented data and insights on the views of the ... Representative of the Marist public opinion poll presented data and insights on the views of the American electorate toward religious and moral issues. They presented pre-debate numbers on the 2012 presidential race in the battle ground states as well as public opinion on a range of issues. Lee Miringoff dismissed allegations by Mitt Romney supporters of Democratic bias in recent polls. He said pollsters do not deliberately choose the proportion of Democrats to Republicans in any given poll. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
The panel “Getting Beyond the Labels in an Election Year: U.S. Views on Key Religious Issues” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
7:03 pm ET Approx. 51 min. LIVE West Virginia Gubernatorial Debate ; ; Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney met in a ... Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney met in a debate. 2:11 am ET Approx. 45 min. Foreign Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election ; ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of foreign policy issues in the 2012 election. She answered questioned from viewers. Topics included presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s previous day speech on foreign policy, the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Nancy Calo talked about the 15th Anniversary for C-SPAN Radio.
4:34 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. U.S.-Mexico Relations ; Mexican President Felipe Calderon talked about U.S.-Mexico relations and this country’s ... Mexican President Felipe Calderon talked about U.S.-Mexico relations and this country’s global standing. In addition to immigration, he also addressed other spillover challenges affecting the two countries, including drug trafficking and the sale and movement of weapons across borders. In his comments he commended President Obama’s new policy allowing qualified, young illegal immigrants to avoid deportation. He also answered questions from the audience at the end of the program.
7:56 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate: Full Screen ; ; Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential ... Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential election.
Scheduled times and networks represent preliminary estimates and may change at any time.
2:57 am ET Approx. 9 min. Speak Boehner Remarks at Mitt Romney Campaign Event House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) campaigned in New Hampshire. He told campaign supporters at ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) campaigned in New Hampshire. He told campaign supporters at the Romney-Ryan campaign office that with their help Republicans would keep control of the House and that he planned to run for speaker again. He also talked about former Governor Mitt Romney’s performance at the first presidential debate. 5:44 am ET Approx. 54 min. Future of Yemen ; ; Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi talked about the future of his country. He took over ... Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi talked about the future of his country. He took over the presidency in February 2012, after an uprising forced the previous president to step down after 33 years in power.Among his comments he remarked on the progress made during in the previous year, including the formation of a government and ongoing talks to shape the country’s future. He called for economic support from the U.S. and the world community, and discussed the lack of jobs for young Yemeni’s. He defended the use of drones to fight al-Qaida and other militant groups in the country.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Senator Schumer on U.S. Tax Policy ; Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax ... Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax policy during the 2012 elections. In his remarks he rejected the idea of cutting tax rates, arguing that addressing the deficit should instead be the focus. He further said the top rate should rise as scheduled to 39.6 percent for the 2013 tax year. He responded to questions from the reporters in the audience. 3:09 am ET Approx. 3 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, ... Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff. 6:41 am ET Approx. 39 min. Women and Children in Afghanistan Shamim Jawad discussed her first-hand experiences in Afghanistan and the rights of women and ... Shamim Jawad discussed her first-hand experiences in Afghanistan and the rights of women and children in the country. She painted a bleak picture with many obstacles towards the mobilization of these groups including education, cultural prejudices, lack of monetary capital, and few resources. She emphasized the need for international groups to reach out to women and children to give them the resources they need to raise their quality of life. Audience members asked questions.
8:59 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate The two major party vice presidential candidates and the running mate of independent presidential ... The two major party vice presidential candidates and the running mate of independent presidential candidate Ross Perot participated in the only scheduled 1992 vice presidential debate. The debate was moderated by Hal Bruno, and was conducted in a discussion format where the candidates' responses to questions were followed by discussion periods where the candidates could directly address one another. The three men stood at separate podia during the debate, and afterwards shook hands and greeted members of their families.
The debate featured sharp exchanges between Vice President Quayle and Senator Gore on the performance of the Bush administration and the character of Democratic presidential nominee Governor Bill Clinton. Admiral Stockdale, stating that he felt “like an observer at a ping-pong game,” interjected comments between the major candidates' remarks on issues including defense policy, the environment, and taxation.
3:13 am ET Approx. 53 min. Former President Clinton at Obama Campaign Event ; ; Former President Bill Clinton spoke at an Obama campaign event at the Springs Preserve in Las ... Former President Bill Clinton spoke at an Obama campaign event at the Springs Preserve in Las Vegas. He discussed the differences between President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and what was at stake for Nevada voters.
9:02 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Business and Economic Issues in the 2012 Election Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential ... Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential election. They focused on the unemployment numbers, the "fiscal cliff", tax code, campaign finance, and energy and immigration policy. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience. Kay Katty moderated.
This event in the Leading Authorities' Conversations with Power series was held at the Newseum’s Knight Studio in Washington, D.C.
4:09 am ET Approx. 1 min. Bus Touts from Miami and Wright State Universities The C-SPAN Campaign 2012 bus took at five-day tour across the state of Ohio, speaking with ... The C-SPAN Campaign 2012 bus took at five-day tour across the state of Ohio, speaking with students at local colleges and universities about C-SPAN’s programming. While on the bus, students discussed what issues were most important to them in the election, as well as whether the youth vote would be important. Here are some responses from students at Miami University in Oxford and Wright State University in Dayton via Tout, a video-based social media service.
9:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Drone Strikes and Counterterrorism ; ; Two counterterrorism experts talked about the drone strike program and the people and groups it ... Two counterterrorism experts talked about the drone strike program and the people and groups it targets. They said the Obama administration’s expanded use of drone strikes may be undermining its overall security objectives in places like Yemen and Pakistan. 
PANELISTS:
Peter Bergen, Director of National Security Studies, New America Foundation
Christopher Swift, Adjunct Professor of National Security Studies, Georgetown University
MODERATOR:
Gregory Aftandilian, CNP Middle East Fellow
4:12 am ET Approx. 38 min. Liberal Democrats Party Conference with British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Deputy British Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg addressed his party members ... Deputy British Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg addressed his party members during their annual party conference in the seaside town of Brighton, England.
11:04 pm ET Approx. 50 min. West Virginia Gubernatorial Debate ; ; Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney met in a ... Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney met in a debate. 4:52 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Party Leader Miliband Remarks to Labour Party Conference Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn ... Britain’s Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband addressed party members at their annual autumn conference. He highlighted the differences between a future Labour government and the policies of the current Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. He talked about "protecting the values of the National Health Service and creating a more highly skilled and paid vocational system for students who choose not to attend college. He also praised the efforts of the athletes and volunteers involved in the London Olympics.
11:56 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Senator Schumer on U.S. Tax Policy ; Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax ... Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax policy during the 2012 elections. In his remarks he rejected the idea of cutting tax rates, arguing that addressing the deficit should instead be the focus. He further said the top rate should rise as scheduled to 39.6 percent for the 2013 tax year. He responded to questions from the reporters in the audience. 6:00 am ET Approx. 25 min. LIVE Mayor Bloomberg Remarks at the British Conservative Party Conference New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the British Conservative Party conference. He ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the British Conservative Party conference. He praised the efforts of Prime Minister David Cameron and his government. Mayor Bloomberg also talked about the success of the London 2012 Olympics and the coalition government’s deficit reduction plan. He called the prime minister a “gold medal prime minister, declaring, "America succeeds when Britain succeeds.”
12:57 am ET Approx. 52 min. Business and Economic Issues in the 2012 Election Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential ... Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential election. They focused on the unemployment numbers, the "fiscal cliff", tax code, campaign finance, and energy and immigration policy. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience. Kay Katty moderated.
This event in the Leading Authorities' Conversations with Power series was held at the Newseum’s Knight Studio in Washington, D.C.
6:28 am ET Approx. 59 min. LIVE Prime Minister Cameron Remarks at the Conservative Party Conference ; British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party ... British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party members at their annual conference. He talked about building an “aspiration nation” and identified the key differences between the opposition Labour Party and the Conservative Party, specifically in education, the National Health Service, and welfare reform.
1:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Drone Strikes and Counterterrorism ; ; Two counterterrorism experts talked about the drone strike program and the people and groups it ... Two counterterrorism experts talked about the drone strike program and the people and groups it targets. They said the Obama administration’s expanded use of drone strikes may be undermining its overall security objectives in places like Yemen and Pakistan. 
PANELISTS:
Peter Bergen, Director of National Security Studies, New America Foundation
Christopher Swift, Adjunct Professor of National Security Studies, Georgetown University
MODERATOR:
Gregory Aftandilian, CNP Middle East Fellow
3:00 am ET Approx. 31 min. President Obama Campaign Rally at Ohio State University President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Ohio State University. President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Ohio State University.
3:35 am ET Approx. 50 min. West Virginia Gubernatorial Debate ; ; Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney met in a ... Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney met in a debate.
4:26 am ET Approx. 56 min. Government Aid to the Auto Industry ; ; Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance ... Former Representative Perriello moderated a discussion of the over $60 billion federal assistance given to U.S. auto industry in 2009. Steven Rattner talked about his role as the Obama administration “car czar” in the restructuring of Detroit’s automobile companies. He argued that the “auto bailout” prevented the collapse of General Motors and Chrysler Group and their supply chain, saving over 1 million U.S. jobs. Topics of discussion included whether there were alternatives to government involvement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Economic and Political Legacy of the U.S. Auto Industry Rescue” was part of the year-long Middle Class Series of events at the Center for American Progress.
5:24 am ET Approx. 3 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, ... Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff.
5:31 am ET Approx. 52 min. Business and Economic Issues in the 2012 Election Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential ... Business leaders talked about the key business and economic issues in the 2012 presidential election. They focused on the unemployment numbers, the "fiscal cliff", tax code, campaign finance, and energy and immigration policy. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience. Kay Katty moderated.
This event in the Leading Authorities' Conversations with Power series was held at the Newseum’s Knight Studio in Washington, D.C.
6:27 am ET Approx. 31 min. President Obama Campaign Rally at Ohio State University President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Ohio State University. President Obama spoke at a campaign rally at Ohio State University.