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7:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do you have trust in the government ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do you have trust in the government during a natural disaster?” 6:42 am ET Approx. 55 min. New York 24th Congressional District Debate New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Green ... New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Green Party candidate Ursala Rozum debated various campaign issues. The current and former representatives of the 25th Congressional District were competing in the 24th District due to redistricting.
Courtesy WCNY.
6:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Politics and Security of the New Chinese Government Panelists talked about the political, economic, and foreign policy direction China might take as a ... Panelists talked about the political, economic, and foreign policy direction China might take as a new regime was to take control November 8, 2012, for the upcoming decade. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
7:48 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Understanding Polling ; Scott Keeter talked about how polls are designed and written, conducted, and analyzed, and he ... Scott Keeter talked about how polls are designed and written, conducted, and analyzed, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the technological challenges facing the polling industry, what polls do and do not indicate, polling samples, weighting, and margin of error. 7:40 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. National Security, Panel 2 Fordham Law School in New York City held a day-long conference focusing on the balance between ... Fordham Law School in New York City held a day-long conference focusing on the balance between government secrecy, transparency and public access to information. Panelists analyzed the implications of various national security leaks including military drone strikes, enhanced interrogation programs and WikiLeaks. This portion of the conference included remarks by various national security reporters and law professors. David McCraw, New York Times assistant general counsel, moderated the discussion. Center on National Security hosts this event. 8:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Arabian Peninsula States Arabian Gulf states scholars talked about the decline of American power. Kuwait ... Arabian Gulf states scholars talked about the decline of American power. Kuwait University’s Political Science Professor Abdullah Al-Shayji called the U.S. “a broken superpower” when describing its influence in the Arabian Gulf states. Panelists agreed that the East is rising in influence and Arab nations were looking more to Asia for economic interests. 
The 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
8:32 am ET Approx. 28 min. LIVE Colorado and the 2012 Election ; Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among other topics he discussed Obama and Romney and campaign strategy and some the state’s key House races.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part seven of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
9:07 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. National Security, Panel 3 Fordham Law School in New York City held a day-long conference focusing on the balance between ... Fordham Law School in New York City held a day-long conference focusing on the balance between government secrecy, transparency and public access to information. Panelists analyzed the implications of various national security leaks including military drone strikes, enhanced interrogation programs and WikiLeaks. This portion of the conference included remarks former CIA acting general counsel John Rizzo and former Justice Department Inspector General Glenn Fine. Center on National Security hosts this event. It’s about 1 hour and 20 minutes. 9:33 am ET Approx. 43 min. U.S.-Arab Relations Luncheon Speeches ; ; Egypt’s ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed M. Tawfik shared his experiences during on his ... Egypt’s ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed M. Tawfik shared his experiences during on his country’s revolution the previouis year, and how economic growth would be essential to its future. Then U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez talked about the economic challenges and opportunities in the Middle East.
These were the luncheon keynote address of the 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference which was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
9:02 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Republican Party Efforts in Colorado ; Sean Tonner talked about Republican Party efforts to win Colorado for Mitt Romney and elect ... Sean Tonner talked about Republican Party efforts to win Colorado for Mitt Romney and elect Republicans to Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 10:27 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Economic and Investment Outlook ; Leon Cooperman, a former general partner at Goldman Sachs, spoke to students of Roger Williams ... Leon Cooperman, a former general partner at Goldman Sachs, spoke to students of Roger Williams University Business School about economic expansion and investment outlook. He offered advice on ways to succeed in a difficult job market, analyzed the state of the economy, and gave his economic forecast. After his speech he took questions from the audience. 10:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Middle East Business and Employment Environment Representatives from both U.S. and Middle Eastern organizations talked about how the uncertain ... Representatives from both U.S. and Middle Eastern organizations talked about how the uncertain political situation in many countries was contributing to a lack of investment in the region. 
The forum “Policymaking Opportunities in Business Finance, and Human Resource Edelopment” was part of the 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
9:34 am ET Approx. 26 min. LIVE Democratic Party Efforts in Colorado ; Rick Palacio talked about efforts to win Colorado for President Obama and elect Democrats to ... Rick Palacio talked about efforts to win Colorado for President Obama and elect Democrats to Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 11:36 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Law Panelists talked about the scope of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, ... Panelists talked about the scope of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the 2010 financial regulations law. Scott Alvarez and Richard Osterman discussed the status of the implementation of the law. Peter Wallison argued that the law went too far, should be repealed, and was stifling economic growth and recovery and creating uncertainty. Dennis Kelleher contended that the law did not make enough reforms. 11:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Income Over the Last Four Decades ; ; Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings ... Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings grew steadily from the 1970s until the the 2000s, when income progress for most people stopped. He attributed the wage stagnation to several factors, including globalization, the information technology revolution, and shifts in policies from the Clinton to the George W. Bush administrations. 
This event was held at NDN headquarters to release Robert Shapiro’s paper titled, “Wage and Salary Growth in the United States: Average Americans Made Steady Progress for Two Generations, Until the Last Decade.”
10:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Poverty in the United States Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income ... Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family structure, and “advance welfare states” discourage people from working and holding jobs. Mr. Bernstein countered that government assistance provides opportunity to help lift people out of poverty, saying, “If economy isn’t creating enough jobs, then it is the role of the public sector to create jobs.” 12:56 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Avoiding Future Financial Crises Panelists talked about what could cause the next financial crisis. Topics included the Euro ... Panelists talked about what could cause the next financial crisis. Topics included the Euro crisis, derivatives regulation, title vii implementation, and the potential for Japan or China to be the next financial crisis. Panelists also spoke about the interconnectedness of markets, including the 1995 market crash in Mexico that triggered crashes in Hong Kong, Hungary, India, and Poland, and how that crash relates to current problems resulting from economic instability in Greece and other small or emerging markets. 12:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Robocalls and the Telecommunications Industry Jon Leibowitz made opening remarks at a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) conference on ... Jon Leibowitz made opening remarks at a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) conference on robocalls. He said “nothing is off the table” when it comes to his agency’s efforts to stop illegal robocalls, and that more than a dozen enforcement actions had been taken since he arrived at the FTC, with billions of illegal calls stopped. Following Mr. Leibowitz, industry representatives talked about the history of telephone communications and robocalls.
11:26 am ET Approx. 58 min. New Mexico Senate Debate New Mexico Senate candidates Martin Heinrich (D) and Heather Wilson (R) debated campaign issues. New Mexico Senate candidates Martin Heinrich (D) and Heather Wilson (R) debated campaign issues. 2:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. National Security, Panel 1 Fordham Law School in New York City held a day-long conference focusing on the balance between ... Fordham Law School in New York City held a day-long conference focusing on the balance between government secrecy, transparency and public access to information. Panelists analyzed the implications of various national security leaks including military drone strikes, enhanced interrogation programs and WikiLeaks. This portion of the conference included remarks by security and legal officials including U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Neil McBride, former U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia James Robertson along with Kenneth Wainstein who served as the homeland security adviser under President George W. Bush. Fordham’s Center on National Security hosts this event. It’s about 1 hour and 10 minutes. 2:38 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Enforcement of Anti-Robocall Laws Panelists talked about law enforcement efforts to stop illegal robocalls. Topics included the ... Panelists talked about law enforcement efforts to stop illegal robocalls. Topics included the implications for consumers, limitations and challenges for enforcement, and the varying laws surrounding robocalls. They responded to questions from the audience.
12:26 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Ohio Senate Debate Ohio Senate candidates Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and Josh Mandel (R) debated various campaign ... Ohio Senate candidates Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and Josh Mandel (R) debated various campaign issues in their final debate, held at the WCET-TV Studios.
Courtesy of WLWT.
3:12 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Syria, Iran, and the Future of the Middle East ; ; Iran and Western policy specialist Roxane Farmanfarmaian discussed Iran and Syria and their ... Iran and Western policy specialist Roxane Farmanfarmaian discussed Iran and Syria and their effects on the changing geopolitical map of the rest of the Middle East. Topics included current events including the Syrian Civil War, the threat from Iran’s nuclear program, the formation of new alliances and what she calls the Arab Cold War. She responded to questions from members of the audience at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel. "A Brand New Middle East? How the Iranian-Syrian Axis is Redrawing the Map" was a program of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Ft. Worth. 3:40 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Middle East Politics and Security Former Mossad Director Efraim Halevy gave his perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ... Former Mossad Director Efraim Halevy gave his perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Iran’s nuclear program, and Syria and Egypt. In his remarks he criticized Israeli policies and disagreed with Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the United Nations, in which the Israeli prime minister drew a red line across a diagram to indicate a threshold for nuclear development that Iran was approaching beyond which Israel would not tolerate. He also called for a more realistic approach to Israeli policy toward recent uprisings and upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa.
Mossad, or the Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations, is one of the main entities in the Israeli intelligence community, usually associated with covert operations community.
1:23 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Mitt Romney on Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Mitt Romney spoke at a Hurricane Sandy storm relief event at the James Trent Arena in Kettering, ... Mitt Romney spoke at a Hurricane Sandy storm relief event at the James Trent Arena in Kettering, Ohio. He encouraged his supporters to donate as part of storm relief efforts, and after his speech he shook hands with supporters at donation tables. 4:04 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. State Enforcement and Implementation of Federal Laws and Regulations State attorneys general from Oklahoma, Maryland, and Alabama talked about their offices' ... State attorneys general from Oklahoma, Maryland, and Alabama talked about their offices' involvement in the implementation and enforcement of federal laws. Some of the issues they discussed were the health care law and Medicaid expansion, online privacy, and environmental issues such as hydraulic fracturing (fracking), and BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. 5:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Kofi Annan on Diplomacy and Human Rights ; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan talked about foreign affairs issues, including unrest in ... Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan talked about foreign affairs issues, including unrest in Syria. He also discussed his past work at the United Nations and ongoing efforts to establish peace and protect human rights.
1:32 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Illinois 17th Congressional District Debate Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri ... Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri Bustos (D) debate campaign issues at Bradley University. 
Courtesy of WTVP.
5:08 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Rudy Giuliani on the 2012 Presidential Election ; ; Rudy Giuliani gave the keynote address at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual legal issues ... Rudy Giuliani gave the keynote address at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual legal issues summit, focusing on the 2012 presidential election. He outlined the differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney on health care, taxes, energy policy, and other issues. 6:29 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Arabian Peninsula States Arabian Gulf states scholars talked about the decline of American power. Kuwait ... Arabian Gulf states scholars talked about the decline of American power. Kuwait University’s Political Science Professor Abdullah Al-Shayji called the U.S. “a broken superpower” when describing its influence in the Arabian Gulf states. Panelists agreed that the East is rising in influence and Arab nations were looking more to Asia for economic interests. 
The 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
2:31 pm ET Approx. 27 min. LIVE FEMA, NOAA, and Coast Guard Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy Officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding federal, state, and local ... Officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding federal, state, and local relief efforts from Hurricane Sandy.
This program was audio only with the official speaking indicated on screen and illustrative views from Web sites.
6:09 pm ET Approx. 21 min. Nancy Nord on Federal Regulations ; Nancy Nord talked about President Obama’s speech to the Consumer Product Safety Commission ... Nancy Nord talked about President Obama’s speech to the Consumer Product Safety Commission in which he vowed to get rid of needless regulations. She said that was not happening at her agency and that Democrats were putting forth new regulations that stifled job creation. She also mentioned the third party testing rule the agency was implement in February 2013, saying that analysis showed it would cost businesses more. 8:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Poverty in the United States Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income ... Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family structure, and “advance welfare states” discourage people from working and holding jobs. Mr. Bernstein countered that government assistance provides opportunity to help lift people out of poverty, saying, “If economy isn’t creating enough jobs, then it is the role of the public sector to create jobs.”
3:00 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Mitt Romney on Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Mitt Romney spoke at a Hurricane Sandy storm relief event at the James Trent Arena in Kettering, ... Mitt Romney spoke at a Hurricane Sandy storm relief event at the James Trent Arena in Kettering, Ohio. He encouraged his supporters to donate as part of storm relief efforts, and after his speech he shook hands with supporters at donation tables. 6:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Income Over the Last Four Decades ; ; Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings ... Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings grew steadily from the 1970s until the the 2000s, when income progress for most people stopped. He attributed the wage stagnation to several factors, including globalization, the information technology revolution, and shifts in policies from the Clinton to the George W. Bush administrations. 
This event was held at NDN headquarters to release Robert Shapiro’s paper titled, “Wage and Salary Growth in the United States: Average Americans Made Steady Progress for Two Generations, Until the Last Decade.”
9:21 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. U.S. China Policy Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to ... Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to China. Topics included trade, currency manipulation, Chinese human rights issues, relations with Taiwan, the U.S. presence in the Asia Pacific region, and Chinese leadership changes.
3:10 pm ET Approx. 10 min. President Obama on Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts President Obama spoke at the Red Cross Center about Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. He said ... President Obama spoke at the Red Cross Center about Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. He said that coordination between from local, state, and federal officials had been “outstanding” and reassured those suffering from the storm and its aftermath that “America is with you.” He also said that his message to government officials was “No bureaucracy. No red tape.” 8:00 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. Technology, Jobs, and the Urban Future Panelists talked about technology and entrepreneurial activity in urban areas throughout the ... Panelists talked about technology and entrepreneurial activity in urban areas throughout the country. They talked about U.S. competitiveness, creating jobs, economic growth, and revitalizing cities focusing on Detroit. Topics included innovation, education, infrastructure, immigration, and global competition. There were several panels and individual speakers with visual presentations. The final panel was co-sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations. There were some questions from audience members.
Techonomy Detroit, hosted by the Detroit Economic Club, was a multidisciplinary conference held in Wayne State University’s Community Arts Auditorium.
11:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Palestinian Authority Finances Panelists talked about the Palestinian Authority’s financial problems in response to the ... Panelists talked about the Palestinian Authority’s financial problems in response to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank report on the crisis. The writers of the reporter concluded the problem would worsen unless foreign funding increased and Israel eased restrictions on economic activity. Topics in this discussion included the role of the international community in proposing and implementing a solution. They responded to questions from the audience.
3:20 pm ET Approx. 40 min. New York 27th Congressional District Debate Candidates for New York’s 27th Congressional District, Representative Kathy Hochul (D) and ... Candidates for New York’s 27th Congressional District, Representative Kathy Hochul (D) and Chris Collins (R), debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of YNN. 10:01 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Future of Manufacturing in the United States Panelists talked about a new model for manufacturing. Topics included innovations in ... Panelists talked about a new model for manufacturing. Topics included innovations in manufacturing technologies and financial and distribution models such as crowd sourcing. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ben Kaufman then gave a presentation on product development. 
Techonomy Detroit, hosted by the Detroit Economic Club, was a multidisciplinary conference held in Wayne State University’s Community Arts Auditorium.
1:14 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Economics of the New Chinese Government Panelists talked about the economic future of China as new leaders were to take the control for ... Panelists talked about the economic future of China as new leaders were to take the control for the upcoming decade on November 8, 2012. They discussed the effects of the transition on the country’s economy, China’s domestic consumption, and the chances for economic reform. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
4:01 pm ET Approx. 4 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session ; The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session, which included a moment of ... The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session, which included a moment of silence for Hurricane Sandy victims. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Charles Haldeman Remarks on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ; Charles E. Haldeman talked about the housing market and the state of the economy. Ed Haldeman ... Charles E. Haldeman talked about the housing market and the state of the economy. Ed Haldeman became the chief executive officer of Freddie Mac after it was placed in conservatorship by the government. He talked about the history, current state, and future of the mortgage market in America and gave an inside look at running a very large public, financial institution. Topics included the role of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in the 2008 financial crisis, the failure of the government to decide upon a future course for these government sponsored enterprises (GSEs), and what a future administration might do. Mr. Haldeman used some slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience.
The 2012 Annual Robert Glauber Lecture, “Freddie and Fannie: Where They’ve Been, What to Do with Them,” was a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Harvard Institute of Politics. It was cosponsored by the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government.
2:36 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Poverty in the United States Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income ... Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family structure, and “advance welfare states” discourage people from working and holding jobs. Mr. Bernstein countered that government assistance provides opportunity to help lift people out of poverty, saying, “If economy isn’t creating enough jobs, then it is the role of the public sector to create jobs.”
4:05 pm ET Approx. 12 min. New York 27th Congressional District Debate Candidates for New York’s 27th Congressional District, Representative Kathy Hochul (D) and ... Candidates for New York’s 27th Congressional District, Representative Kathy Hochul (D) and Chris Collins (R), debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of YNN. 11:55 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Economic and Investment Outlook ; Leon Cooperman, a former general partner at Goldman Sachs, spoke to students of Roger Williams ... Leon Cooperman, a former general partner at Goldman Sachs, spoke to students of Roger Williams University Business School about economic expansion and investment outlook. He offered advice on ways to succeed in a difficult job market, analyzed the state of the economy, and gave his economic forecast. After his speech he took questions from the audience. 3:56 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. U.S. China Policy Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to ... Obama and Romney campaign advisers talked about foreign and domestic policy issues related to China. Topics included trade, currency manipulation, Chinese human rights issues, relations with Taiwan, the U.S. presence in the Asia Pacific region, and Chinese leadership changes.
4:22 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. Technology, Jobs, and the Urban Future Panelists talked about technology and entrepreneurial activity in urban areas throughout the ... Panelists talked about technology and entrepreneurial activity in urban areas throughout the country. They talked about U.S. competitiveness, creating jobs, economic growth, and revitalizing cities focusing on Detroit. Topics included innovation, education, infrastructure, immigration, and global competition. There were several panels and individual speakers with visual presentations. The final panel was co-sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations. There were some questions from audience members.
Techonomy Detroit, hosted by the Detroit Economic Club, was a multidisciplinary conference held in Wayne State University’s Community Arts Auditorium.
1:05 am ET Approx. 2 hr. Technology, Jobs, and the Urban Future Panelists talked about technology and entrepreneurial activity in urban areas throughout the ... Panelists talked about technology and entrepreneurial activity in urban areas throughout the country. They talked about U.S. competitiveness, creating jobs, economic growth, and revitalizing cities focusing on Detroit. Topics included innovation, education, infrastructure, immigration, and global competition. There were several panels and individual speakers with visual presentations. The final panel was co-sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations. There were some questions from audience members.
Techonomy Detroit, hosted by the Detroit Economic Club, was a multidisciplinary conference held in Wayne State University’s Community Arts Auditorium.
6:10 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Palestinian Authority Finances Panelists talked about the Palestinian Authority’s financial problems in response to the ... Panelists talked about the Palestinian Authority’s financial problems in response to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank report on the crisis. The writers of the reporter concluded the problem would worsen unless foreign funding increased and Israel eased restrictions on economic activity. Topics in this discussion included the role of the international community in proposing and implementing a solution. They responded to questions from the audience.
6:23 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Colorado and the 2012 Election ; Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among other topics he discussed Obama and Romney and campaign strategy and some the state’s key House races.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part seven of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
3:05 am ET Approx. 56 min. Future of Manufacturing in the United States Panelists talked about a new model for manufacturing. Topics included innovations in ... Panelists talked about a new model for manufacturing. Topics included innovations in manufacturing technologies and financial and distribution models such as crowd sourcing. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ben Kaufman then gave a presentation on product development. 
Techonomy Detroit, hosted by the Detroit Economic Club, was a multidisciplinary conference held in Wayne State University’s Community Arts Auditorium.
6:51 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Republican Party Efforts in Colorado ; Sean Tonner talked about Republican Party efforts to win Colorado for Mitt Romney and elect ... Sean Tonner talked about Republican Party efforts to win Colorado for Mitt Romney and elect Republicans to Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:05 am ET Approx. 53 min. Charles Haldeman Remarks on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ; Charles E. Haldeman talked about the housing market and the state of the economy. Ed Haldeman ... Charles E. Haldeman talked about the housing market and the state of the economy. Ed Haldeman became the chief executive officer of Freddie Mac after it was placed in conservatorship by the government. He talked about the history, current state, and future of the mortgage market in America and gave an inside look at running a very large public, financial institution. Topics included the role of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in the 2008 financial crisis, the failure of the government to decide upon a future course for these government sponsored enterprises (GSEs), and what a future administration might do. Mr. Haldeman used some slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience.
The 2012 Annual Robert Glauber Lecture, “Freddie and Fannie: Where They’ve Been, What to Do with Them,” was a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Harvard Institute of Politics. It was cosponsored by the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government.
7:21 pm ET Approx. 25 min. Democratic Party Efforts in Colorado ; Rick Palacio talked about efforts to win Colorado for President Obama and elect Democrats to ... Rick Palacio talked about efforts to win Colorado for President Obama and elect Democrats to Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 5:02 am ET Approx. 43 min. U.S.-Arab Relations Luncheon Speeches ; ; Egypt’s ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed M. Tawfik shared his experiences during on his ... Egypt’s ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed M. Tawfik shared his experiences during on his country’s revolution the previouis year, and how economic growth would be essential to its future. Then U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez talked about the economic challenges and opportunities in the Middle East.
These were the luncheon keynote address of the 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference which was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
7:50 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Mitt Romney on Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Mitt Romney spoke at a Hurricane Sandy storm relief event at the James Trent Arena in Kettering, ... Mitt Romney spoke at a Hurricane Sandy storm relief event at the James Trent Arena in Kettering, Ohio. He encouraged his supporters to donate as part of storm relief efforts, and after his speech he shook hands with supporters at donation tables. 5:46 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Middle East Business and Employment Environment Representatives from both U.S. and Middle Eastern organizations talked about how the uncertain ... Representatives from both U.S. and Middle Eastern organizations talked about how the uncertain political situation in many countries was contributing to a lack of investment in the region. 
The forum “Policymaking Opportunities in Business Finance, and Human Resource Edelopment” was part of the 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 10 min. President Obama on Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts President Obama spoke at the Red Cross Center about Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. He said ... President Obama spoke at the Red Cross Center about Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. He said that coordination between from local, state, and federal officials had been “outstanding” and reassured those suffering from the storm and its aftermath that “America is with you.” He also said that his message to government officials was “No bureaucracy. No red tape.”
8:13 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Investigative Reporting and Collaborative Journalism Panelists assessed the current and future state of the news industry, focusing specifically on ... Panelists assessed the current and future state of the news industry, focusing specifically on investigative reporting and collaborative journalism practices. Topics included the budget constraints of newspapers, journalism ethics, citizen journalism, non-profit and educational and government journalistic enterprises, and journalism’s role as the guardian of democracy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a Zócalo/Cal Humanities “Searching for Democracy” event at the San Diego Museum of Art
9:32 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Colorado and the 2012 Election ; Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among other topics he discussed Obama and Romney and campaign strategy and some the state’s key House races.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part seven of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Republican Party Efforts in Colorado ; Sean Tonner talked about Republican Party efforts to win Colorado for Mitt Romney and elect ... Sean Tonner talked about Republican Party efforts to win Colorado for Mitt Romney and elect Republicans to Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
10:30 pm ET Approx. 25 min. Democratic Party Efforts in Colorado ; Rick Palacio talked about efforts to win Colorado for President Obama and elect Democrats to ... Rick Palacio talked about efforts to win Colorado for President Obama and elect Democrats to Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
11:02 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Ethics of Embedded Journalism Photojournalists, reporters, and academic scholars talked about the ethics of ... Photojournalists, reporters, and academic scholars talked about the ethics of “embedded” journalists working with military units. They also told descriptive stories of working as journalists in Afghanistan, Iraq, Colombia, Angola, and other areas. They responded to some questions from members of the audience.
“Embedded” journalism, begun during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, is the practice of approved reporters traveling with soldiers during armed conflicts. Reporters signed contracts promising not to divulge anything that would compromise ongoing or future military missions, or classified information. 
“Ethics of Embedded Journalism” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage was co-sponsored by the International Center of Photography and Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). It was presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg,” which closed that day.
11:56 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Wisconsin Senate Debate ; ; The candidates for the seat of retiring Senator Herbert Kohl (D-WI), former Governor Tommy ... The candidates for the seat of retiring Senator Herbert Kohl (D-WI), former Governor Tommy Thompson (R) and U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin (D) debated various campaign issues at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. 
Courtesy of WISN-TV.
12:55 am ET Approx. 9 min. Mitt Romney on Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Mitt Romney spoke at a Hurricane Sandy storm relief event at the James Trent Arena in Kettering, ... Mitt Romney spoke at a Hurricane Sandy storm relief event at the James Trent Arena in Kettering, Ohio. He encouraged his supporters to donate as part of storm relief efforts, and after his speech he shook hands with supporters at donation tables.
1:06 am ET Approx. 10 min. President Obama on Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts President Obama spoke at the Red Cross Center about Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. He said ... President Obama spoke at the Red Cross Center about Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. He said that coordination between from local, state, and federal officials had been “outstanding” and reassured those suffering from the storm and its aftermath that “America is with you.” He also said that his message to government officials was “No bureaucracy. No red tape.”
1:20 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Investigative Reporting and Collaborative Journalism Panelists assessed the current and future state of the news industry, focusing specifically on ... Panelists assessed the current and future state of the news industry, focusing specifically on investigative reporting and collaborative journalism practices. Topics included the budget constraints of newspapers, journalism ethics, citizen journalism, non-profit and educational and government journalistic enterprises, and journalism’s role as the guardian of democracy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was a Zócalo/Cal Humanities “Searching for Democracy” event at the San Diego Museum of Art
2:40 am ET Approx. 27 min. Colorado and the 2012 Election ; Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Curtis Hubbard talked about Colorado’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among other topics he discussed Obama and Romney and campaign strategy and some the state’s key House races.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part seven of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
3:08 am ET Approx. 29 min. Republican Party Efforts in Colorado ; Sean Tonner talked about Republican Party efforts to win Colorado for Mitt Romney and elect ... Sean Tonner talked about Republican Party efforts to win Colorado for Mitt Romney and elect Republicans to Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
3:38 am ET Approx. 25 min. Democratic Party Efforts in Colorado ; Rick Palacio talked about efforts to win Colorado for President Obama and elect Democrats to ... Rick Palacio talked about efforts to win Colorado for President Obama and elect Democrats to Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
4:08 am ET Approx. 50 min. Ethics of Embedded Journalism Photojournalists, reporters, and academic scholars talked about the ethics of ... Photojournalists, reporters, and academic scholars talked about the ethics of “embedded” journalists working with military units. They also told descriptive stories of working as journalists in Afghanistan, Iraq, Colombia, Angola, and other areas. They responded to some questions from members of the audience.
“Embedded” journalism, begun during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, is the practice of approved reporters traveling with soldiers during armed conflicts. Reporters signed contracts promising not to divulge anything that would compromise ongoing or future military missions, or classified information. 
“Ethics of Embedded Journalism” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage was co-sponsored by the International Center of Photography and Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). It was presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg,” which closed that day.
5:01 am ET Approx. 56 min. Illinois 17th Congressional District Debate Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri ... Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri Bustos (D) debate campaign issues at Bradley University. 
Courtesy of WTVP.
6:00 am ET Approx. 56 min. Iowa 4th Congressional District Debate Representative Steve King (R) and former first lady of Iowa Christie Vilsack (D) met in their ... Representative Steve King (R) and former first lady of Iowa Christie Vilsack (D) met in their final debate for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District seat. Topics included the Farm Bill, jobs, taxes, abortion, military spending, Iran, a border fence, and political ads. This was a special edition of “Iowa Press” held in the Santa Maria Vineyard and Winery in Carroll, Iowa.