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7:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on the 2012 presidential election from viewers who do not ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the 2012 presidential election from viewers who do not live in “swing” states. "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.*
Representatives Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) each called in separately to describe conditions in their respective 2nd and 6th Congressional Districts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. They also talked about relief and recovery efforts.
5:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Government Assistance Programs Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance ... Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance programs, specifically removing barriers, increasing access, and easing the strain on agencies' administrative capacities. They focused on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP and formerly called food stamps), and the challenges of moving the application process online. They also answered questions from audience members. 6:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. Education Reform Education policy leaders and professors, contributors to the recently published The Futures of ... Education policy leaders and professors, contributors to the recently published The Futures of School Reform, talked about reform of the education model in American schools.*They discussed the teacher’s role in the classroom, tenure, and collective bargaining and responded to questions from members of the audience. Ross Weiner moderated.
7:49 am ET Approx. 26 min. LIVE Ohio and the 2012 Election John McArdle; Mark Naymik Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential ... Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s historical significance in tracking presidential election outcomes, the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state, key issues for Ohio voters, and what to watch for on election night, among other topics.
“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 ten 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.
7:03 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. U.S.-Asia Relations Former ambassadors talked about the Obama administration’s record in Asia and future ... Former ambassadors talked about the Obama administration’s record in Asia and future challenges and task. In a discussion focusing on China and East Asia, they advised that future U.S. policy focus heavily on Asia. They also advised Congress and political leaders to end political gridlock and rebuild some bipartisanship, suggesting that U.S.-China policy would be a good place to start. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 8:03 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. U.S. Debt and National Security, Defense Department Perspective Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen and other former national security ... Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen and other former national security officials talked about the impact of U.S. debt on national security. Among the topics they addressed were the potential impact of automatic sequestration cuts to the defense budget, the need for tax reform, the impact of the debt on the U.S. economy and standing in the world, and partisan gridlock in Washington. They responded to questions from the audience.
8:19 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Republican Strategy in Ohio Bob Bennett; John McArdle Bob Bennett talked about Republican Party efforts in Ohio to help Mitt Romney win the state, and ... Bob Bennett talked about Republican Party efforts in Ohio to help Mitt Romney win the state, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, early voting, and voter identification laws. 8:54 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Future of the U.S. Army David Berteau; Raymond Odierno General Ray Odierno talked about the future of the Army. Some of the topics he mentioned were ... General Ray Odierno talked about the future of the Army. Some of the topics he mentioned were the Defense Department budget, the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on gays and lesbians in the military, and global threats. He said the Army had made deeper cuts than other branches of the military recently, and he vowed to maintain readiness at all costs. General Odierno also answered questions from members of the audience. 11:06 am ET Approx. 4 hr. 34 min. Offshore Corporate Tax Havens Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying ... Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. Among the issues they addressed were corporate tax loopholes allowed under current financial regulation, and business practices employed by major U.S. firms. Business executives admitted that they do consider tax policy in different countries when making decisions about how to spend profits, but they refused to admit any wrongdoing.
8:52 am ET Approx. 28 min. LIVE Democratic Strategy in Ohio John McArdle; Timothy Ryan Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about Democratic Party efforts in Ohio to help President ... Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about Democratic Party efforts in Ohio to help President Obama win the state, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, early voting, and voter identification laws. 9:56 am ET Approx. 52 min. Utah Senate Debate Orrin Hatch; Scott Howell; David Magleby Utah Senate candidates Orrin Hatch (R) and Scott Howell (D) debated various campaign ... Utah Senate candidates Orrin Hatch (R) and Scott Howell (D) debated various campaign issues. Their only televised debate was hosted by Brigham Young University.
Courtesy of KBYU-TV.
3:44 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Ms. Magazine 40th Anniversary Gloria Steinem spoke at Ms. Magazine’s 40th anniversary luncheon about reproductive ... Gloria Steinem spoke at Ms. Magazine’s 40th anniversary luncheon about reproductive rights, gay-lesbian issues, equal pay, domestic abuse, and the 2012 presidential election. She remarked about some of the progress by women, saying, “Forty years ago, we really did not have a term like ‘battered women’ or ‘domestic violence.’ It was just called life.”
Other speakers included Eleanor Smeal, who talked about the importance of voting and state ballot issues around the country, and Anushay Hossain made opening remarks about an initiative that seeks to decrease the incidence of marriage for girls under the age of 18 around the world. The speakers answered written questions from audience members at the end of the program.
9:24 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE October's Jobs Report John McArdle; Sudeep Reddy Sudeep Reddy talked about the the October 2012 jobs report, just released that morning, and he ... Sudeep Reddy talked about the the October 2012 jobs report, just released that morning, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The unemployment rate rose from 7.8 to 7.9 percent. Topics included the messages both the Obama and Romney campaigns will take from the numbers and the possible impact on the election. 10:49 am ET Approx. 8 min. Pennsylvania and the 2012 Election Terry Madonna talked about Pennsylvania’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Terry Madonna talked about Pennsylvania’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the state’s political history and demographics, strategies of the Obama and Romney campaigns, and some of the state’s congressional races.
Tom Fitzgerald spoke by phone about the results of his newspaper’s survey of 600 likely voters.
“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 five 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.
Bobbi Jackson previewed Sunday morning political talk shows.
4:53 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 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.
10:00 am ET Approx. 2 min. LIVE House Pro Froma 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. 11:00 am ET Approx. 1 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. 7:43 pm ET Approx. 16 min. Race and College Admissions Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy ... Panelists talked about affirmative action, the future of college diversity, and policy implications. The panel focused primarily on using class instead of race to achieve diversity in higher education. Mr. Kahlenberg talked about a Century Foundation report looking at affirmative action admission policies in higher education. The report proposes using class as a means to a more diverse university population. Kahlenberg and seemingly all of the panelists to some extent believed that affirmative action based policies in higher education may be taking its last breath.
10:05 am ET Approx. 34 min. Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on the 2012 presidential election from viewers who do not ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the 2012 presidential election from viewers who do not live in “swing” states. "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.*
Representatives Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) each called in separately to describe conditions in their respective 2nd and 6th Congressional Districts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. They also talked about relief and recovery efforts.
11:03 am ET Approx. 55 min. New York 19th Congressional District Debate New York 19th Congressional District candidates Representative Chris Gibson (R) and Julian ... New York 19th Congressional District candidates Representative Chris Gibson (R) and Julian Schriebman (D) debated various campaign issues on a special edition of “New York Now.” Courtesy of WMHT. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Global Health and National Security The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global ... The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global Health as a Bridge to Security, which showed that nations with healthy populations are more likely to be peaceful, prosperous and productive. The panelists focused on on the health challenges for both U.S. military and civilian personnel in responding to health emergencies abroad and the policy considerations in making health and security a center of U.S. foreign policy debate. They also discussed the role of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, and the difficulty in getting adequate funding for foreign aid relief. The program opened with a multimedia presentation and at the end the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
10:40 am ET Approx. 7 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election Nancy Calo; Larry Sabato; Peter Slen Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“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 nine 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.
12:01 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Representative Pallone on Hurricane Relief Efforts in New Jersey John McArdle; Frank Pallone Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) talked about recovery efforts in his 6th Congressional ... Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) talked about recovery efforts in his 6th Congressional District in central New Jersey, which includes 16 communities on the Atlantic Ocean and other areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. 9:40 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Israeli and Palestinian conflict scholars talked about the future of Palestine. Panelists ... Israeli and Palestinian conflict scholars talked about the future of Palestine. Panelists discussed the economic, social, and humanitarian challenges the Palestinian people face after years of conflict with Israel, focusing on the consequences of U.S. support of Israel with other Arab countries and U.S. media coverage of the conflict.
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.
10:48 am ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE President Obama Campaign Rally in Hilliard, Ohio Barack Obama President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event in Hilliard, Ohio. He talked about the ... President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event in Hilliard, Ohio. He talked about the October 2012 unemployment rate, which rose from 7.8 to 7.9 percent, calling it a sign of “real progress” on the economy. He also continued to criticize Mitt Romney’s campaign ad saying the president let Chrysler move Jeep production to China. 12:07 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) on Hurricane Relief Efforts in New Jersey Frank LoBiondo; John McArdle Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) talked about the recovery efforts in his 2nd Congressional ... Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) talked about the recovery efforts in his 2nd Congressional District in southern New Jersey, which includes Atlantic City and other communities hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. He also talked about meeting this week with President Obama and Governor Christie. 10:59 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.
11:28 am ET Approx. 4 min. Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) on Hurricane Relief Efforts in New Jersey Frank LoBiondo; John McArdle Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) talked about the recovery efforts in his 2nd Congressional ... Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) talked about the recovery efforts in his 2nd Congressional District in southern New Jersey, which includes Atlantic City and other communities hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. He also talked about meeting this week with President Obama and Governor Christie. 12:11 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. LIVE Global Health and National Security The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global ... The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global Health as a Bridge to Security, which showed that nations with healthy populations are more likely to be peaceful, prosperous and productive. The panelists focused on on the health challenges for both U.S. military and civilian personnel in responding to health emergencies abroad and the policy considerations in making health and security a center of U.S. foreign policy debate. They also discussed the role of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, and the difficulty in getting adequate funding for foreign aid relief. The program opened with a multimedia presentation and at the end the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 12:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Catholic Vote in the 2012 Election Religion and political scholars analyzed polling data and trends among Catholic voters in the 2012 ... Religion and political scholars analyzed polling data and trends among Catholic voters in the 2012 election.
The discussion, “The Catholic Vote in the 2012 Election,” was held by the Catholic University’s Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies at the National Press Club.
11:35 am ET Approx. 25 min. LIVE FEMA and Red Cross Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy William Fugate; Charley Shimanski Disaster relief officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding recovery ... Disaster relief officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding recovery efforts, disaster and housing assistance, and emergency aid stations for Hurricane Sandy victims. Craig Fugate announced that roughly 85,000 people had applied for assistance and more than $18 million had been issued to victims. 2:03 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Delaware Gubernatorial Debate Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) debated various campaign issues with his challenger, ... Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) debated various campaign issues with his challenger, businessman Jeff Craig (R). Seated in Mitchell Hall at the University of Delaware’s Newark campus they were questioned by Nancy Karibjanian and Professor David Wilson and responded to pre-recorded video questions from students. 
Courtesy of Delaware First Media and the University of Delaware.
2:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Global Health and National Security The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global ... The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a forum on its new report, Global Health as a Bridge to Security, which showed that nations with healthy populations are more likely to be peaceful, prosperous and productive. The panelists focused on on the health challenges for both U.S. military and civilian personnel in responding to health emergencies abroad and the policy considerations in making health and security a center of U.S. foreign policy debate. They also discussed the role of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, and the difficulty in getting adequate funding for foreign aid relief. The program opened with a multimedia presentation and at the end the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
12:02 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Arizona Senate Debate Arizona Senatorial candidates Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Arizona Surgeon General ... Arizona Senatorial candidates Representative Jeff Flake (R) and former Arizona Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) debated various campaign issues. 3:04 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Montana Senate Debate Montana Senate candidates Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and Senator Jon Tester (D) debated ... Montana Senate candidates Representative Denny Rehberg (R) and Senator Jon Tester (D) debated various campaign issues.
This was their fourth and final debate. It was held at the Riverside Country Club in Bozeman, Montana.
Courtesy of the Montana TV Network.
3:40 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Israeli and Palestinian conflict scholars talked about the future of Palestine. Panelists ... Israeli and Palestinian conflict scholars talked about the future of Palestine. Panelists discussed the economic, social, and humanitarian challenges the Palestinian people face after years of conflict with Israel, focusing on the consequences of U.S. support of Israel with other Arab countries and U.S. media coverage of the conflict.
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.
1:02 pm ET Approx. 56 min. LIVE Future of Penn State University Rodney Erickson; Theresa Werner Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to ... Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to its mishandling of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse crimes. He detailed plans to refocus the university and change campus culture to prevent a similar incident from occurring, including the hiring of a federal law compliance coordinator, ethics training, and an athletics integrity agreement with the NCAA. He also answered written questions from audience members. 4:04 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Vermont Senate Debate Liberty Union Party candidate Peter Diamondstone, Marijuana Party candidate Cris Ericson, Vote ... Liberty Union Party candidate Peter Diamondstone, Marijuana Party candidate Cris Ericson, Vote Kiss Party candidate Laurel LaFramboise, Republican Party candidate John MacGovern, Peace and Prosperity Party candidate Peter Moss, and Independent candidate Bernie Sanders debated various campaign issues in Vermont’s senate race. Courtesy of Vermont Public Television. 4:59 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.
2:01 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Future of the U.S. Army David Berteau; Raymond Odierno General Ray Odierno talked about the future of the Army. Some of the topics he mentioned were ... General Ray Odierno talked about the future of the Army. Some of the topics he mentioned were the Defense Department budget, the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on gays and lesbians in the military, and global threats. He said the Army had made deeper cuts than other branches of the military recently, and he vowed to maintain readiness at all costs. General Odierno also answered questions from members of the audience. 5:29 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Michigan 1st Congressional District Debate Daniel Benishek; Jennifer Berry; Gary McDowell Candidates for Michigan’s 1st Congressional District, Representative Dan Benishek (R) and ... Candidates for Michigan’s 1st Congressional District, Representative Dan Benishek (R) and his repeat challenger Gary McDowell (D), debated campaign issues. They responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. The League of Women Voters of the Grand Traverse Area held this forum at the Woodmere Branch of the Traverse Area District Library. 6:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Catholic Vote in the 2012 Election Religion and political scholars analyzed polling data and trends among Catholic voters in the 2012 ... Religion and political scholars analyzed polling data and trends among Catholic voters in the 2012 election.
The discussion, “The Catholic Vote in the 2012 Election,” was held by the Catholic University’s Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies at the National Press Club.
3:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. North Dakota Senate Debate North Dakota Senate candidates Representative Rick Berg (R) and former North Dakota attorney ... North Dakota Senate candidates Representative Rick Berg (R) and former North Dakota attorney general Heidi Heitkamp (D) debated various campaign issues. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Maine Senate Debate The six candidates for Maine’s Senate seat debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of ... The six candidates for Maine’s Senate seat debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WMTW-TV.
4:07 pm ET Approx. 26 min. Ohio and the 2012 Election John McArdle; Mark Naymik Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential ... Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s historical significance in tracking presidential election outcomes, the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state, key issues for Ohio voters, and what to watch for on election night, among other topics.
“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 ten 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.
8:01 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Future of Penn State University Rodney Erickson; Theresa Werner Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to ... Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to its mishandling of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse crimes. He detailed plans to refocus the university and change campus culture to prevent a similar incident from occurring, including the hiring of a federal law compliance coordinator, ethics training, and an athletics integrity agreement with the NCAA. He also answered written questions from audience members.
4:34 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Republican Strategy in Ohio Bob Bennett; John McArdle Bob Bennett talked about Republican Party efforts in Ohio to help Mitt Romney win the state, and ... Bob Bennett talked about Republican Party efforts in Ohio to help Mitt Romney win the state, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, early voting, and voter identification laws. 8:59 pm ET Approx. 56 min. New York 24th Congressional District Debate New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Ursula ... New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Ursula Rozum (Green Party), debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WSYR.
5:04 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Democratic Strategy in Ohio John McArdle; Timothy Ryan Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about Democratic Party efforts in Ohio to help President ... Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about Democratic Party efforts in Ohio to help President Obama win the state, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, early voting, and voter identification laws. 9:56 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Rothenberg Political Report House Interview Nathan Gonzales; Steven Scully Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key ... Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key House races and what he would be looking for on election night.
5:33 pm ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE First Lady Michelle Obama in Petersburg, Virginia Michelle Obama First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally in Petersburg, Virginia. First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally in Petersburg, Virginia. 10:08 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Debate at American University Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a student organization at American University, hosted a debate ... Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a student organization at American University, hosted a debate to discuss the major issues which are being ignored in the presidential debates. Three debate participants presented the conservative, libertarian, and liberal perspectives.
6:15 pm ET Approx. 26 min. FEMA and Red Cross Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy William Fugate; Charley Shimanski Disaster relief officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding recovery ... Disaster relief officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding recovery efforts, disaster and housing assistance, and emergency aid stations for Hurricane Sandy victims. Craig Fugate announced that roughly 85,000 people had applied for assistance and more than $18 million had been issued to victims. 12:01 am ET Approx. 59 min. Maine Senate Debate The six candidates for Maine’s Senate seat debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of ... The six candidates for Maine’s Senate seat debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WMTW-TV.
6:46 pm ET Approx. 35 min. October's Jobs Report John McArdle; Sudeep Reddy Sudeep Reddy talked about the the October 2012 jobs report, just released that morning, and he ... Sudeep Reddy talked about the the October 2012 jobs report, just released that morning, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The unemployment rate rose from 7.8 to 7.9 percent. Topics included the messages both the Obama and Romney campaigns will take from the numbers and the possible impact on the election. 1:03 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 Ursula ... New York 24th Congressional District candidates Ann Marie Buerkle (R), Dan Maffei (D), and Ursula Rozum (Green Party), debated various campaign issues. Courtesy of WSYR.
7:23 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election Nancy Calo; Larry Sabato; Peter Slen Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“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 nine 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.
1:59 am ET Approx. 10 min. Rothenberg Political Report House Interview Nathan Gonzales; Steven Scully Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key ... Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, gave an overview of key House races and what he would be looking for on election night.
7:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. LIVE Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally in West Chester, Ohio Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan speak at a campaign event in West Chester, Ohio. They were joined ... Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan speak at a campaign event in West Chester, Ohio. They were joined by Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, as well as Senators John McCain of Arizona, Marco Rubio of Florida, Rob Portman of Ohio, and other Republican politicians. 2:12 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Debate at American University Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a student organization at American University, hosted a debate ... Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), a student organization at American University, hosted a debate to discuss the major issues which are being ignored in the presidential debates. Three debate participants presented the conservative, libertarian, and liberal perspectives.
9:11 pm ET Approx. 39 min. President Obama Campaign Rally in Hilliard, Ohio Barack Obama President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event in Hilliard, Ohio. He talked about the ... President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event in Hilliard, Ohio. He talked about the October 2012 unemployment rate, which rose from 7.8 to 7.9 percent, calling it a sign of “real progress” on the economy. He also continued to criticize Mitt Romney’s campaign ad saying the president let Chrysler move Jeep production to China. 4:06 am ET Approx. 54 min. Future of Penn State University Rodney Erickson; Theresa Werner Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to ... Penn State President Rodney Erickson talked about actions the university had taken in response to its mishandling of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse crimes. He detailed plans to refocus the university and change campus culture to prevent a similar incident from occurring, including the hiring of a federal law compliance coordinator, ethics training, and an athletics integrity agreement with the NCAA. He also answered written questions from audience members.
9:52 pm ET Approx. 26 min. Ohio and the 2012 Election John McArdle; Mark Naymik Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential ... Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s historical significance in tracking presidential election outcomes, the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state, key issues for Ohio voters, and what to watch for on election night, among other topics.
“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 ten 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.
5:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. North Dakota Senate Debate North Dakota Senate candidates Representative Rick Berg (R) and former North Dakota attorney ... North Dakota Senate candidates Representative Rick Berg (R) and former North Dakota attorney general Heidi Heitkamp (D) debated various campaign issues.
10:19 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Republican Strategy in Ohio Bob Bennett; John McArdle Bob Bennett talked about Republican Party efforts in Ohio to help Mitt Romney win the state, and ... Bob Bennett talked about Republican Party efforts in Ohio to help Mitt Romney win the state, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, early voting, and voter identification laws. 6:05 am ET Approx. 57 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.
10:19 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Democratic Strategy in Ohio John McArdle; Timothy Ryan Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about Democratic Party efforts in Ohio to help President ... Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about Democratic Party efforts in Ohio to help President Obama win the state, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, early voting, and voter identification laws.
11:21 pm ET Approx. 39 min. First Lady Michelle Obama in Petersburg, Virginia Michelle Obama First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally in Petersburg, Virginia. First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally in Petersburg, Virginia.
12:00 am ET Approx. 9 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election Nancy Calo; Larry Sabato; Peter Slen Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“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 nine 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.
12:12 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally in West Chester, Ohio Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan speak at a campaign event in West Chester, Ohio. They were joined ... Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan speak at a campaign event in West Chester, Ohio. They were joined by Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, as well as Senators John McCain of Arizona, Marco Rubio of Florida, Rob Portman of Ohio, and other Republican politicians.
1:18 am ET Approx. 39 min. President Obama Campaign Rally in Hilliard, Ohio Barack Obama President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event in Hilliard, Ohio. He talked about the ... President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event in Hilliard, Ohio. He talked about the October 2012 unemployment rate, which rose from 7.8 to 7.9 percent, calling it a sign of “real progress” on the economy. He also continued to criticize Mitt Romney’s campaign ad saying the president let Chrysler move Jeep production to China.
1:59 am ET Approx. 26 min. Ohio and the 2012 Election John McArdle; Mark Naymik Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential ... Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s historical significance in tracking presidential election outcomes, the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state, key issues for Ohio voters, and what to watch for on election night, among other topics.
“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 ten 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.
2:25 am ET Approx. 30 min. Republican Strategy in Ohio Bob Bennett; John McArdle Bob Bennett talked about Republican Party efforts in Ohio to help Mitt Romney win the state, and ... Bob Bennett talked about Republican Party efforts in Ohio to help Mitt Romney win the state, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, early voting, and voter identification laws.
2:56 am ET Approx. 28 min. Democratic Strategy in Ohio John McArdle; Timothy Ryan Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about Democratic Party efforts in Ohio to help President ... Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about Democratic Party efforts in Ohio to help President Obama win the state, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, early voting, and voter identification laws.
3:26 am ET Approx. 39 min. First Lady Michelle Obama in Petersburg, Virginia Michelle Obama First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally in Petersburg, Virginia. First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a campaign rally in Petersburg, Virginia.
4:06 am ET Approx. 9 min. Virginia and the 2012 Election Nancy Calo; Larry Sabato; Peter Slen Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the state’s unemployment rate, voters, voting systems, and the areas of the state that are vital for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
“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 nine 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.
4:18 am ET Approx. 50 min. Women and the 2012 Election Marcia Greenberger; Judi Levin Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center talked about ... Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center talked about the role of women in the 2012 election. Among the topics addressed were education and employment, health and reproductive rights, and family economic security. She responded to questions from the audience.
5:09 am ET Approx. 1 min. Florida and the 2012 Election Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Brian Crowley Brian Crowley talked about Florida’s status as a “swing” state in the 2012 ... Brian Crowley talked about Florida’s status as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and the political climate in his state in general. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He discussed polling data, voter attitudes among various voting blocs and different parts of the state, demographics, and campaign issues.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
“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 one of a “Washington Journal” ten-part series on the ten “swing” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
5:12 am ET Approx. 39 min. President Obama Campaign Rally in Hilliard, Ohio Barack Obama President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event in Hilliard, Ohio. He talked about the ... President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event in Hilliard, Ohio. He talked about the October 2012 unemployment rate, which rose from 7.8 to 7.9 percent, calling it a sign of “real progress” on the economy. He also continued to criticize Mitt Romney’s campaign ad saying the president let Chrysler move Jeep production to China.
5:52 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Campaign Rally in West Chester, Ohio Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan speak at a campaign event in West Chester, Ohio. They were joined ... Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan speak at a campaign event in West Chester, Ohio. They were joined by Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, as well as Senators John McCain of Arizona, Marco Rubio of Florida, Rob Portman of Ohio, and other Republican politicians.