C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. 5:13 am ET Approx. 3 hr. 7 min. Monetary Policy and the Economy Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic ... Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. Among the issues he addressed were the use of quantitative easing, efforts to ease unemployment, efforts to control inflation, and the state of financial markets. 5:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. State and Business Roles in Disability Employment Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories ... Business leaders, disability employment experts, and governors talked about their success stories in employing people with disabilities. Governors detailed their individual state programs. South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard shared his experiences growing up on a farm with two deaf parents. Judy Woodruff moderated. 
This was a special session on disability employment at the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting at the J.W. Marriott Hotel.
8:32 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Representative Donna Edwards on Sequestration ; Representative Donna Edwards spoke about the potential impact of automatic budget cuts, known as ... Representative Donna Edwards spoke about the potential impact of automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration, on Maryland. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:22 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. Overseas Drone Program Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American ... Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American citizens overseas, such as by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone. They discussed how best to take the due process of law into account in a battlefield situation where the enemy may be a U.S. citizen and made recommendations for better oversight of the program either by Congress or the Justice Department. 7:39 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Medicare and Medicaid Modernization Jonathan Blum testified on Medicare and Medicaid modernization efforts. He said the agency ... Jonathan Blum testified on Medicare and Medicaid modernization efforts. He said the agency was making progress in implementing changes to the nation’s health care delivery system under the Affordable Care Act. He added that changes thus far had produced some positive results such as decreased re-admissions to hospitals and reduce growth in Medicare costs.
9:02 am ET Approx. 2 min. Mike Hixenbaugh on Sequestration Mike Hixenbaugh spoke about the effects of sequestration on the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Mike Hixenbaugh spoke about the effects of sequestration on the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. 10:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Medicare and Medicaid Modernization Jonathan Blum testified on Medicare and Medicaid modernization efforts. He said the agency ... Jonathan Blum testified on Medicare and Medicaid modernization efforts. He said the agency was making progress in implementing changes to the nation’s health care delivery system under the Affordable Care Act. He added that changes thus far had produced some positive results such as decreased re-admissions to hospitals and reduce growth in Medicare costs. 9:43 am ET Approx. 54 min. Nuclear Security Military and Energy Department officials testified on nuclear security. The hearing focused ... Military and Energy Department officials testified on nuclear security. The hearing focused on security improvements and challenges with Energy Department nuclear facilities after the July 28, 2012, security breach at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where nuclear material is produced and stored. Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman called the security breach “unacceptable and a wake-up call” but said U.S. nuclear material is very well defended. Issues raised included accountability and structural and cultural concerns with the Energy Department and its National Nuclear Security Administration.
9:05 am ET Approx. 27 min. LIVE Representative Randy Forbes on Sequestration ; Representative Randy Forbes (R-VA) spoke about the potential impact of automatic budget cuts, know ... Representative Randy Forbes (R-VA) spoke about the potential impact of automatic budget cuts, know as sequestration, on the defense industry and the economic implications for Virginia. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. 12:04 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. LIVE Government-Issued Prepaid Cards Panelists talked about the costs and benefits of the 2013 change to an electronic payment system ... Panelists talked about the costs and benefits of the 2013 change to an electronic payment system for most federal payments, including Social Security payments. They also responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by the Center for American Progress. 10:38 am ET Approx. 3 hr. 24 min. Assault Weapons Ban Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein ... Witnesses testified on a proposed assault weapons ban introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of “military-style assault weapons” and high-capacity ammunition magazines. She showed videos of guns as she gave details of the bill. There was tear-filled testimony from residents of Newtown, Connecticut, video, some heated exchanges over both the rights of gun owners and the effectiveness of gun bans, and audience applause. Senator Feinstein, who was chairing the hearing, called for civility.
9:32 am ET Approx. 3 min. Richard Dunham on Sequestration Richard Dunham talked about the potential impact of automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration, ... Richard Dunham talked about the potential impact of automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration, on border security and immigration. 1:24 pm ET Approx. 1 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
2:04 pm ET Approx. 4 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
9:36 am ET Approx. 25 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day and automatic budget cuts, known as ... Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day and automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration. 2:10 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Nuclear Security Military and Energy Department officials testified on nuclear security. The hearing focused ... Military and Energy Department officials testified on nuclear security. The hearing focused on security improvements and challenges with Energy Department nuclear facilities after the July 28, 2012, security breach at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where nuclear material is produced and stored. Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman called the security breach “unacceptable and a wake-up call” but said U.S. nuclear material is very well defended. Issues raised included accountability and structural and cultural concerns with the Energy Department and its National Nuclear Security Administration. 2:10 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 21 min. Overseas Drone Program Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American ... Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American citizens overseas, such as by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone. They discussed how best to take the due process of law into account in a battlefield situation where the enemy may be a U.S. citizen and made recommendations for better oversight of the program either by Congress or the Justice Department.
10:03 am ET Approx. 27 min. Defense Department Budget Cuts Senior military leaders testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Defense ... Senior military leaders testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Defense Department.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
3:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LIVE Ashley Judd on Women's Health ; Public health advocate and actress Ashley Judd spoke about the topic of women’s ... Public health advocate and actress Ashley Judd spoke about the topic of women’s health. Among the topics she addressed were her early interest in public health issues, violence against women, global poverty, and education.
School of Public Health and Health Services Dean Lynn Goldman made introductory remarks and moderated a question and answer session. Following the presentation Ms. Judd spoke informally with members of the audience.
4:32 pm ET Approx. 4 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
10:31 am ET Approx. 27 min. LIVE House Republicans on Defense Budget Cuts Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration ... Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration budget cuts on defense programs.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
4:50 pm ET Approx. 2 min. House Republicans on Defense Budget Cuts Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration ... Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration budget cuts on defense programs.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
4:37 pm ET Approx. 21 min. Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks ; Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter/Spring ... Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter/Spring Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. He warned that sequestration budget cuts would have a “profound” effect on the Justice Department’s ability to fight crime. He also outlined the Justice Department’s and Obama administration’s efforts to pass gun violence measures.
10:58 am ET Approx. 15 min. LIVE Open Phones on Beginning of Sequestration Telephone lines were open for comments on the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to begin that ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to begin that day.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
4:53 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for ... Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and smoking. 
This was the keynote speech of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Washington Classroom Maya MacGuineas Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, talked about the ... Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, talked about the federal debt and budget deficit. She also addressed automatic spending cuts scheduled for March 1 under sequestration and responded to college students participating in the teleclassroom.
11:13 am ET Approx. 1 min. Sequestration Transportation Department Budget Cuts ; Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of ... Keith Laing talked about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the Department of Transportation. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
5:34 pm ET Approx. 1 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
6:04 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Monetary Policy and the Economy Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic ... Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. In his remarks he defended the U.S. central bank’s bond-buying stimulus, urged lawmakers to avoid sharp spending cuts set to go into effect by the end of the week, and spoke about successful efforts to curb inflation to stimulate the economy.
The first 15 minutes of the hearing were devoted to executive committee business.
11:14 am ET Approx. 2 min. LIVE House Speaker John Boehner on Automatic Spending Cuts House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the ... House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin that day.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
5:38 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Overview ; ; Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson and Former Acting Solicitor General Walter Dellinger gave ... Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson and Former Acting Solicitor General Walter Dellinger gave an overview of the cases before the Supreme Court during the 2012-13 term. Cases discussed included drug-dog sniffing cases, a voting rights case, an affirmative action case, and same-sex marriage cases. They also reflected on the previous term’s cases over the Affordable Care Act.
“U.S. Supreme Court Perspectives” was a luncheon program at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter/Spring Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C.
8:01 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Australian Parliament Question Time Highlights Prime Minister Julia Gillard and members of her cabinet answered questions from members of her ... Prime Minister Julia Gillard and members of her cabinet answered questions from members of her party and the opposition on a number of issues in both houses of the Australian Parliament. These questions took place in the House of Representatives from February 5-14, 2013. Debate focused on Australia’s economy and the recently imposed tax on miners.
David Speers introduced this compilation of highlights presented by the Australian Public Affairs Channel.
11:17 am ET Approx. 22 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House ... At her weekly legislative briefing with reporters Minority Leader Pelosi and other House Democratic women talked about the impact of sequestration on women. 6:44 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Shelby County v. Holder Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns Congress' 2006 re-authorization of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act under the pre-existing coverage formula of Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act, and whether Congress exceeded its authority under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and thus violated the Tenth Amendment and Article IV of the United States Constitution. Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act says that states and localities with a history of disenfranchising minorities, mainly in the South, must get federal approval before changing their voting procedures. Justice Scalia stated that congressional support for the Voting Rights Act is due to the “perpetuation of racial entitlement.” He then went on to say, “Whenever a society adopts racial entitlements, it is very difficult to get out of them through the normal political processes.”
This program contained audio with still images of participants as they spoke.
8:43 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Health Care Reform Implications Panelists talked about what needs to be done by states and the federal government to implement the ... Panelists talked about what needs to be done by states and the federal government to implement the Affordable Care Act. They also talk about the impact of future budget negotiations on the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The discussion was moderated by Patrick Geraghty,
“The Politics, Policy and Federal Budget Implications of Health Care Reform” was a panel of the conference, “The Business of Health Care Post-Election,” held by the University of Miami School of Business Administration in Coral Gables, Florida.
11:39 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Ashley Judd on Women's Health ; Public health advocate and actress Ashley Judd spoke about the topic of women’s ... Public health advocate and actress Ashley Judd spoke about the topic of women’s health. Among the topics she addressed were her early interest in public health issues, violence against women, global poverty, and education.
School of Public Health and Health Services Dean Lynn Goldman made introductory remarks and moderated a question and answer session. Following the presentation Ms. Judd spoke informally with members of the audience.
9:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Health Care Policy Impact on Health Insurers Panelists talked about at how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would impact consumers, employers, and ... Panelists talked about at how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would impact consumers, employers, and insurers, and some of the actions that could be taken by government and the health care industry to make health care more affordable in the new market. Donna Shalala moderated.
“Health Care Policy Following the Elections and its Impact on Health Insurers, Businesses and Individuals” was a panel of the conference, “The Business of Health Care Post-Election,” held by the University of Miami School of Business Administration in Coral Gables, Florida.
12:16 pm ET Approx. 17 min. LIVE Open Phones on Automatic Spending Cuts Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect the same day.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
9:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Government-Issued Prepaid Cards Panelists talked about the costs and benefits of the 2013 change to an electronic payment system ... Panelists talked about the costs and benefits of the 2013 change to an electronic payment system for most federal payments, including Social Security payments. They also responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by the Center for American Progress. 11:10 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Future of Health Care Panelists talked about investment opportunities being generated by changes in the health care ... Panelists talked about investment opportunities being generated by changes in the health care industry, and how consolidation of health providers has impacted competition. They also talked about how technology and innovation are bringing about new investment opportunities in the area of in-home patient care. Richard Clarke moderated.
“Capitalizing on New Business Opportunities Arising from the Transformation of the U.S. Health Care System” was a panel of the conference, “The Business of Health Care Post-Election,” held by the University of Miami School of Business Administration in Coral Gables, Florida.
12:33 pm ET Approx. 21 min. LIVE House Minority Leader on Automatic Spending Cuts Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters following a meeting at the White House with ... Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters following a meeting at the White House with President Obama on automatic spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect later in the day. 10:57 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. Anti-Bullying Forum Educators, superintendents, and researchers from around the country talked about their school ... Educators, superintendents, and researchers from around the country talked about their school districts' successes in teaching tolerance and compassion to combat bullying. Columbia University’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education held a bullying summit for educators. The summit highlighted ways to address bullying through a holistic method of social and emotional learning and character building initiatives. 12:13 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. School Safety and Security Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school ... Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included the possible benefit of having an armed officer on site at schools.
12:54 pm ET Approx. 4 min. LIVE Automatic Spending Cuts A news update on the impending activation of sequestration included video from earlier in the day ... A news update on the impending activation of sequestration included video from earlier in the day of House Speaker John Boehner speaking to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin that day and a video clip of President Obama later speaking to reporters in the White House briefing room.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
12:53 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Ashley Judd on Women's Health ; Public health advocate and actress Ashley Judd spoke about the topic of women’s ... Public health advocate and actress Ashley Judd spoke about the topic of women’s health. Among the topics she addressed were her early interest in public health issues, violence against women, global poverty, and education.
School of Public Health and Health Services Dean Lynn Goldman made introductory remarks and moderated a question and answer session. Following the presentation Ms. Judd spoke informally with members of the audience.
2:00 am ET Approx. 39 min. Australian Parliament Question Time Highlights Prime Minister Julia Gillard and members of her cabinet answered questions from members of her ... Prime Minister Julia Gillard and members of her cabinet answered questions from members of her party and the opposition on a number of issues in both houses of the Australian Parliament. These questions took place in the House of Representatives from February 5-14, 2013. Debate focused on Australia’s economy and the recently imposed tax on miners.
David Speers introduced this compilation of highlights presented by the Australian Public Affairs Channel.
12:59 pm ET Approx. 26 min. House Republicans on Defense Budget Cuts Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration ... Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration budget cuts on defense programs.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
2:29 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Government-Issued Prepaid Cards Panelists talked about the costs and benefits of the 2013 change to an electronic payment system ... Panelists talked about the costs and benefits of the 2013 change to an electronic payment system for most federal payments, including Social Security payments. They also responded to questions from the audience at the event hosted by the Center for American Progress. 2:43 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Health Care Reform Implications Panelists talked about what needs to be done by states and the federal government to implement the ... Panelists talked about what needs to be done by states and the federal government to implement the Affordable Care Act. They also talk about the impact of future budget negotiations on the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The discussion was moderated by Patrick Geraghty,
“The Politics, Policy and Federal Budget Implications of Health Care Reform” was a panel of the conference, “The Business of Health Care Post-Election,” held by the University of Miami School of Business Administration in Coral Gables, Florida.
1:26 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. State of the U.S. Economy Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an ... Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an assessment of the health of the U.S. economy, why growth in the economy continues to remain slow, and how to spur job creation. 3:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Anti-Bullying Forum Educators, superintendents, and researchers from around the country talked about their school ... Educators, superintendents, and researchers from around the country talked about their school districts' successes in teaching tolerance and compassion to combat bullying. Columbia University’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education held a bullying summit for educators. The summit highlighted ways to address bullying through a holistic method of social and emotional learning and character building initiatives. 3:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Health Care Policy Impact on Health Insurers Panelists talked about at how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would impact consumers, employers, and ... Panelists talked about at how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would impact consumers, employers, and insurers, and some of the actions that could be taken by government and the health care industry to make health care more affordable in the new market. Donna Shalala moderated.
“Health Care Policy Following the Elections and its Impact on Health Insurers, Businesses and Individuals” was a panel of the conference, “The Business of Health Care Post-Election,” held by the University of Miami School of Business Administration in Coral Gables, Florida.
3:08 pm ET Approx. 1 min. House Speaker John Boehner on Automatic Spending Cuts House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the ... House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin that day.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
5:47 am ET Approx. 35 min. President Raul Castro Addresses Cuban National Assembly Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the opening of the Cuban National Assembly. He ... Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the opening of the Cuban National Assembly. He announced that his new five year term would be his last, marking 2018 as the end of the Castro family reign in Cuba. President Castro introduced Miguel Diaz, the new first vice-president likely to become the next president of Cuba. He highlighted the progress of the Cuban parliament and the advancement of women and Afro-Cubans in the executive branch. He also discussed proposed changes to the Cuban election process, including adding term limits and age limits. 
In Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation.
Courtesy of Cubavision.
5:09 am ET Approx. 59 min. Future of Health Care Panelists talked about investment opportunities being generated by changes in the health care ... Panelists talked about investment opportunities being generated by changes in the health care industry, and how consolidation of health providers has impacted competition. They also talked about how technology and innovation are bringing about new investment opportunities in the area of in-home patient care. Richard Clarke moderated.
“Capitalizing on New Business Opportunities Arising from the Transformation of the U.S. Health Care System” was a panel of the conference, “The Business of Health Care Post-Election,” held by the University of Miami School of Business Administration in Coral Gables, Florida.
3:10 pm ET Approx. 22 min. Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer on Sequester Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending ... Majority Leader Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the pending sequestration, automatic spending cuts set to take place on March 1, 2013. 6:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Ashley Judd on Women's Health ; Public health advocate and actress Ashley Judd spoke about the topic of women’s ... Public health advocate and actress Ashley Judd spoke about the topic of women’s health. Among the topics she addressed were her early interest in public health issues, violence against women, global poverty, and education.
School of Public Health and Health Services Dean Lynn Goldman made introductory remarks and moderated a question and answer session. Following the presentation Ms. Judd spoke informally with members of the audience.
6:13 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. School Safety and Security Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school ... Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included the possible benefit of having an armed officer on site at schools.
3:33 pm ET Approx. 27 min. LIVE Defense Secretary Hagel on Automatic Defense Cuts ; Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the ... Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the status of the Department of Defense’s sequestration planning efforts. They said some of the immediate effects included a reduction in readiness among the service branches due to a reduction in training, and that preliminary notifications would be sent later this month regarding furloughs for civilian employees. They answered questions from reporters.
4:01 pm ET Approx. 36 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
4:37 pm ET Approx. 14 min. LIVE Open Phones on Automatic Spending Cuts Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect later that day. One line was set aside for federal workers.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
4:51 pm ET Approx. 21 min. House Minority Leader on Automatic Spending Cuts Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters following a meeting at the White House with ... Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters following a meeting at the White House with President Obama on automatic spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect later in the day.
5:15 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Early Childhood Education ; Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke ... Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke about the importance of investing in early childhood education. They also warned of the impacts of automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, on early childhood education, child care services and public health. Secretary Duncan said sequestration is an example of “dumb government” but can be fixed. They spoke at Rolling Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park, Maryland
5:44 pm ET Approx. 27 min. House Republicans on Defense Budget Cuts Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration ... Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration budget cuts on defense programs.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
6:11 pm ET Approx. 4 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
6:17 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Federal Aviation Administration Oversight Michael Huerta testified on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to implement the NextGen ... Michael Huerta testified on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to implement the NextGen modernization program and the potential impact of sequestration budget cuts on his agency.
7:14 pm ET Approx. 1 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
7:16 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Defense Secretary Hagel on Automatic Defense Cuts ; Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the ... Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the status of the Department of Defense’s sequestration planning efforts. They said some of the immediate effects included a reduction in readiness among the service branches due to a reduction in training, and that preliminary notifications would be sent later this month regarding furloughs for civilian employees. They answered questions from reporters.
7:45 pm ET Approx. 15 min. LIVE Open Phones on Automatic Spending Cuts Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect later that day.*One line was set aside for federal workers, especially ones who had already received a furlough notice.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 35 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
8:37 pm ET Approx. 1 min. House Speaker John Boehner on Automatic Spending Cuts House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the ... House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin that day.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
8:38 pm ET Approx. 21 min. House Minority Leader on Automatic Spending Cuts Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters following a meeting at the White House with ... Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters following a meeting at the White House with President Obama on automatic spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect later in the day.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Shelby County v. Holder Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns Congress' 2006 re-authorization of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act under the pre-existing coverage formula of Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act, and whether Congress exceeded its authority under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and thus violated the Tenth Amendment and Article IV of the United States Constitution. Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act says that states and localities with a history of disenfranchising minorities, mainly in the South, must get federal approval before changing their voting procedures. Justice Scalia stated that congressional support for the Voting Rights Act is due to the “perpetuation of racial entitlement.” He then went on to say, “Whenever a society adopts racial entitlements, it is very difficult to get out of them through the normal political processes.”
This program contained audio with still images of participants as they spoke.
10:19 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Defense Secretary Hagel on Automatic Defense Cuts ; Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the ... Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the status of the Department of Defense’s sequestration planning efforts. They said some of the immediate effects included a reduction in readiness among the service branches due to a reduction in training, and that preliminary notifications would be sent later this month regarding furloughs for civilian employees. They answered questions from reporters.
10:47 pm ET Approx. 27 min. House Republicans on Defense Budget Cuts Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration ... Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration budget cuts on defense programs.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
11:17 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Early Childhood Education ; Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke ... Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke about the importance of investing in early childhood education. They also warned of the impacts of automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, on early childhood education, child care services and public health. Secretary Duncan said sequestration is an example of “dumb government” but can be fixed. They spoke at Rolling Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park, Maryland
11:48 pm ET Approx. 36 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
12:25 am ET Approx. 1 min. House Speaker John Boehner on Automatic Spending Cuts House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the ... House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin that day.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
12:27 am ET Approx. 21 min. House Minority Leader on Automatic Spending Cuts Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters following a meeting at the White House with ... Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters following a meeting at the White House with President Obama on automatic spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect later in the day.
12:51 am ET Approx. 27 min. Defense Secretary Hagel on Automatic Defense Cuts ; Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the ... Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the status of the Department of Defense’s sequestration planning efforts. They said some of the immediate effects included a reduction in readiness among the service branches due to a reduction in training, and that preliminary notifications would be sent later this month regarding furloughs for civilian employees. They answered questions from reporters.
1:18 am ET Approx. 27 min. House Republicans on Defense Budget Cuts Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration ... Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration budget cuts on defense programs.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
1:48 am ET Approx. 28 min. Early Childhood Education ; Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke ... Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke about the importance of investing in early childhood education. They also warned of the impacts of automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, on early childhood education, child care services and public health. Secretary Duncan said sequestration is an example of “dumb government” but can be fixed. They spoke at Rolling Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park, Maryland
2:21 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Shelby County v. Holder Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns Congress' 2006 re-authorization of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act under the pre-existing coverage formula of Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act, and whether Congress exceeded its authority under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and thus violated the Tenth Amendment and Article IV of the United States Constitution. Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act says that states and localities with a history of disenfranchising minorities, mainly in the South, must get federal approval before changing their voting procedures. Justice Scalia stated that congressional support for the Voting Rights Act is due to the “perpetuation of racial entitlement.” He then went on to say, “Whenever a society adopts racial entitlements, it is very difficult to get out of them through the normal political processes.”
This program contained audio with still images of participants as they spoke.
3:39 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. State of the U.S. Economy Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an ... Former chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents George W. Bush and Obama gave an assessment of the health of the U.S. economy, why growth in the economy continues to remain slow, and how to spur job creation.
5:21 am ET Approx. 27 min. Defense Secretary Hagel on Automatic Defense Cuts ; Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the ... Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter briefed the media on the status of the Department of Defense’s sequestration planning efforts. They said some of the immediate effects included a reduction in readiness among the service branches due to a reduction in training, and that preliminary notifications would be sent later this month regarding furloughs for civilian employees. They answered questions from reporters.
5:48 am ET Approx. 27 min. House Republicans on Defense Budget Cuts Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration ... Republican leaders of the House Armed Services Committee talked about the effect of sequestration budget cuts on defense programs.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
6:19 am ET Approx. 36 min. President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic ... President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for failing to stop the cuts from beginning later in the day, arguing he could not perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan. The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.
6:56 am ET Approx. 1 min. House Speaker John Boehner on Automatic Spending Cuts House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the ... House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin that day.
As part of a deal for raising the federal debt ceiling, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created sequestration on January 1, 2013, automatic spending cuts that are split 50/50 between defense and non-defense spending unless Congress would pass an alternate deficit reduction plan.*The cuts had been delayed until March 1, 2013, as part of a “fiscal cliff” agreement on the debt ceiling and tax increases.