C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, September 17 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the previous day shooting at the Washington, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 6:29 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Telehealth and Telemedicine Telemedicine officials from the government and from medical facilities from around the country ... Telemedicine officials from the government and from medical facilities from around the country talked about ways to save money and time, and to make health care more accessible through telemedicine. Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technologies to provide clinical health care at a distance. They responded to questions from the audience. 6:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Operations ; Richard Cordray testified about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) ... Richard Cordray testified about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) semi-annual report. He said the agency was working closely with small and community banks to address their concerns with the implementation of the qualified mortgage rule, which was unveiled earlier in the year. Other topics discussed during the hearing included high college costs, access to car loans and the CFPB’s data collection practices.
7:50 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE Syria and U.S. Foreign Policy ; Shibley Telhami talked about Middle East reaction to the use of chemical weapons in Syria and U.S. ... Shibley Telhami talked about Middle East reaction to the use of chemical weapons in Syria and U.S. foreign policy in the region, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the agreement the Obama administration reached with Russia on removing Syria’s chemical weapons, Egypt, and President Obama’s August 2012 “red line” warning statement to Syrian President Assad. Professor Telhami also discussed his book, The World Through Arab Eyes. 8:11 am ET Approx. 3 min. 15th Anniversary of Book TV Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. 8:12 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event.
8:34 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE United Nations and Syria ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the U.N. inspectors' report detailing chemical weapons use in Syria and efforts to dismantle Syria’s chemical-weapons arsenal. 8:18 am ET Approx. 50 min. LIVE Jack Lew on Economic Growth ; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was facing with Congress. In his remarks he said that President Obama would not not negotiate with Congress over raising the debt ceiling and that it was “very dangerous” for Congress to wait until the deadline to vote on the increase. He also criticized some House Republicans who support tying the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past October 1st to defunding the Affordable Care Act. Following his speech he was interviewed by David Rubenstein, answering questions on a variety of topics including sequestration, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and some of the prior positions he has held in Washington. 9:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Securing Egypt's Future Egyptian and U.S. analysts talked about Egypt’s political parties and those parties' ... Egyptian and U.S. analysts talked about Egypt’s political parties and those parties' participation in a future democratic Egyptian government. The event began with an introduction by Wendy Chamberlin, president of Middle East Institute. 

This program was part of a Middle East Institute full-day conference with Egyptian and American analysts and activists on Egypt and its economic and political future.
9:18 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE Future of the Federal Reserve ; Nela Richardson talked about the role of the Federal Reserve and possible replacements for the ... Nela Richardson talked about the role of the Federal Reserve and possible replacements for the current Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, whose term ends on January 31, 2014, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the history of the central bank, and its structure and purpose. 9:10 am ET Approx. 49 min. 2008 Financial Crisis ; ; Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and former Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) talked about ... Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and former Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) talked about the 2008 financial crisis and the ensuing 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. Among the subjects they discussed were the legality of the actions taken by those responsible for the crash, how the concept “too big to fail” was addressed in the Dodd-Frank law, and the law’s Volckler rule, which would restrict U.S. banks from making certain kinds of speculative investments that do not benefit their customers. They also answered questions from audience members.

“Understanding the 2008 Financial Crisis” was an event in the Council on Foreign Relations' Home Box Office (HBO) History Makers Series.
10:37 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Reconciliation for Egypt Representatives from different Egyptian political parties talked about how they can work together ... Representatives from different Egyptian political parties talked about how they can work together towards a national reconciliation to create a democratic Egypt government. The panel was moderated by author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.
10:07 am ET Approx. 3 min. LIVE Wreath-Laying for Navy Yard Victims Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims of a shooting the previous day at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard. 10:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 38 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter considered the nominations of ... The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter considered the nominations of Patricia Campbell-Smith and Elaine Kaplan to be judges on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. 11:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Meeting Needs of the Egyptian People Representatives from human rights groups talked about their first-hand knowledge of the current ... Representatives from human rights groups talked about their first-hand knowledge of the current situation in Egyptian communities and what can be done to improve the basic needs and services for average Egyptians. The event began with an introduction by the Institute’s Senior Vice President Kate Seelye. 

This program was part of a Middle East Institute full-day conference with Egyptian and American analysts and activists on Egypt and its economic and political future.
10:11 am ET Approx. 5 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 12:38 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 1:18 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Egypt's Relationship with International Community Panelists talked about Egypt’s relationship with the international community. They ... Panelists talked about Egypt’s relationship with the international community. They spoke about the existential threats to the country, whether or not the U.S. should continue sending aid, and how Egypt can engage the world community to help it achieve political and economic stability. This panel began with an introduction by the Institute’s Senior Vice President, Kate Seelye.
10:18 am ET Approx. 3 min. 15th Anniversary of Book TV Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. 12:41 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Wreath-Laying for Navy Yard Victims Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims of a shooting the previous day at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard. 2:55 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Jack Lew on Economic Growth ; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was facing with Congress. In his remarks he said that President Obama would not not negotiate with Congress over raising the debt ceiling and that it was “very dangerous” for Congress to wait until the deadline to vote on the increase. He also criticized some House Republicans who support tying the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past October 1st to defunding the Affordable Care Act. Following his speech he was interviewed by David Rubenstein, answering questions on a variety of topics including sequestration, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and some of the prior positions he has held in Washington.
10:22 am ET Approx. 41 min. Syria and U.S. Foreign Policy ; Shibley Telhami talked about Middle East reaction to the use of chemical weapons in Syria and U.S. ... Shibley Telhami talked about Middle East reaction to the use of chemical weapons in Syria and U.S. foreign policy in the region, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the agreement the Obama administration reached with Russia on removing Syria’s chemical weapons, Egypt, and President Obama’s August 2012 “red line” warning statement to Syrian President Assad. Professor Telhami also discussed his book, The World Through Arab Eyes. 12:47 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Thomas Curry Remarks on the Banking Industry ; Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry spoke on the fifth year anniversary of the bankruptcy of ... Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry spoke on the fifth year anniversary of the bankruptcy of the Lehman Brothers investment firm. He stated that banks and other financial institutions must learn and implement changes from the 2008 financial crisis. He also said that his office was continuing its focus on the “significant emerging threat” of cyber attacks. Mr. Curry responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was a session at a conference of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
2:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Dental Care Costs Witnesses testified about the high cost of dental care and the availability of dental health care ... Witnesses testified about the high cost of dental care and the availability of dental health care insurance. They also talked about a report showing that more than four out of 10 American adults with tooth or mouth problems skipped trips to the dentist because they lacked insurance and could not afford out-of-pocket payments. They also said that the health system would save money if dental services were provided as a routine part of preventive care.
11:04 am ET Approx. 55 min. LIVE Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies. 1:05 pm ET Approx. 53 min. LIVE Workforce Education and Training ; Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about her year-long initiative as chair of the National ... Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about her year-long initiative as chair of the National Governors Association, "America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs. She detailed the initiative and its five elements to help states close the gap between their education and training systems and the workforce. Following her speech, she answered written questions submitted by audience members. 4:23 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 3 min. LIVE Morning Hour ; The House met for Morning Hour, during which members speak on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members speak on a variety of topics. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Wreath-Laying for Navy Yard Victims Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims of a shooting the previous day at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard. 4:28 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Supreme Court 2013-2014 Term Preview Constitutional law professors and attorneys talked about the cases on the Supreme Court docket for ... Constitutional law professors and attorneys talked about the cases on the Supreme Court docket for the 2013-14 term. Issues included affirmative action, presidential recess powers, campaign finance and protesting near health care facilities that perform abortions.
12:03 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 2:05 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Senate Chaplain Prayer for Washington Navy Yard Shooting Victums During the regular morning prayer, Senate Chaplain Admiral Barry Black remembered the victims of ... During the regular morning prayer, Senate Chaplain Admiral Barry Black remembered the victims of the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 6:04 pm ET Approx. 29 min. James Clapper on National Security and Surveillance ; National Intelligence Director James Clapper spoke about U.S. intelligence operations and ... National Intelligence Director James Clapper spoke about U.S. intelligence operations and surveillance programs. In his remarks he said that NSA leaks by Edward Snowden prompted a debate that should have happened earlier, but that leaks continue to compromise national security. He responded to questions from the audience.
12:50 pm ET Approx. 42 min. United Nations and Syria ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the U.N. inspectors' report detailing chemical weapons use in Syria and efforts to dismantle Syria’s chemical-weapons arsenal. 2:08 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Navy Yard Shooting Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 6:34 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Senator John McCain on Syria ; Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about Syria and the U.S. agreement with Russia over ... Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about Syria and the U.S. agreement with Russia over Syria’s chemical weapons. He was interviewed by Margaret Warner of PBS NewsHour and responded to questions from the audience.
1:33 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Wreath-Laying for Navy Yard Victims Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims of a shooting the previous day at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard. 2:11 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Senate Dick Durbin on Navy Yard Shooting Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the ... Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 7:38 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies.
1:39 pm ET Approx. 19 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing, Part 1 Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included health care coverage, ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included health care coverage, the budget, the postponement of a state visit from Brazil due to the activities of the National Security Agency, and the shooting in the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, September 16, 2013.

This is the first portion of the daily briefing.
2:15 pm ET Approx. 4 hr. 27 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 The Senate resumed consideration of S 1392, the energy efficiency bill. The Senate resumed consideration of S 1392, the energy efficiency bill. 7:41 pm ET Approx. 42 min. United Nations and Syria ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the U.N. inspectors' report detailing chemical weapons use in Syria and efforts to dismantle Syria’s chemical-weapons arsenal.
1:59 pm ET Approx. 10 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House convened for a legislative session and proceeded with one minute speeches. The House convened for a legislative session and proceeded with one minute speeches. 6:43 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Senate Chaplain Prayer for Washington Navy Yard Shooting Victums During the regular morning prayer, Senate Chaplain Admiral Barry Black remembered the victims of ... During the regular morning prayer, Senate Chaplain Admiral Barry Black remembered the victims of the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 8:23 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Jack Lew on Economic Growth ; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was facing with Congress. In his remarks he said that President Obama would not not negotiate with Congress over raising the debt ceiling and that it was “very dangerous” for Congress to wait until the deadline to vote on the increase. He also criticized some House Republicans who support tying the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past October 1st to defunding the Affordable Care Act. Following his speech he was interviewed by David Rubenstein, answering questions on a variety of topics including sequestration, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and some of the prior positions he has held in Washington.
2:09 pm ET Approx. 26 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing, Part 3 Jay Carney responded to questions from reporters. Topics included relations with Syria and ... Jay Carney responded to questions from reporters. Topics included relations with Syria and Russia, the postponement of a state visit from Brazil due to the activities of the National Security Agency, the health care law, and the shooting in the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, September 16, 2013.

This is the final portion of the daily briefing.
6:44 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Navy Yard Shooting Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 8:27 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Securing Egypt's Future Egyptian and U.S. analysts talked about Egypt’s political parties and those parties' ... Egyptian and U.S. analysts talked about Egypt’s political parties and those parties' participation in a future democratic Egyptian government. The event began with an introduction by Wendy Chamberlin, president of Middle East Institute. 

This program was part of a Middle East Institute full-day conference with Egyptian and American analysts and activists on Egypt and its economic and political future.
2:36 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 6:49 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Senate Dick Durbin on Navy Yard Shooting Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the ... Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 10:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Reconciliation for Egypt Representatives from different Egyptian political parties talked about how they can work together ... Representatives from different Egyptian political parties talked about how they can work together towards a national reconciliation to create a democratic Egypt government. The panel was moderated by author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.
2:40 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies. 6:56 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies. 11:22 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies.
3:37 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Future of the Federal Reserve ; Nela Richardson talked about the role of the Federal Reserve and possible replacements for the ... Nela Richardson talked about the role of the Federal Reserve and possible replacements for the current Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, whose term ends on January 31, 2014, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the history of the central bank, and its structure and purpose. 7:57 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Wreath-Laying for Navy Yard Victims Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims of a shooting the previous day at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard. 11:27 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Health Care Exchange Data Hub, Part 1 ; Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health ... Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health insurance records in the government data hub that would help people buy health insurance. The previous day the government announced that security testing and certification had been completed on the government data hub that would help people buy health insurance. That system would go online October 1, 2013.

This portion of the hearing titled “The Threat to Americans' Personal Information: A Look into the Security and Reliability of the Health Exchange Data Hub” contains the opening statements by the members and the introduction of the witnesses.
4:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 1) H.R. 1410 - Keep the Promise Act of 2013 (Sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks / Natural ... 1) H.R. 1410 - Keep the Promise Act of 2013 (Sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 2449 - To authorize the President to extend the term of the Agreement of Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016 (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee)

3) H.R. 301 - To provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Wolf / Foreign Affairs Committee)

4) S.793 - Organization of American States Revitalization and Reform Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez / Foreign Affairs Committee)

5) H.R. 3092 - Missing Children’s Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie / Education and the Workforce Committee)
8:02 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 11:44 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Health Care Exchange Data Hub, Part 2 Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health ... Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health insurance records in the government data hub that would help people buy health insurance. The previous day the government announced that security testing and certification had been completed on the system that would go online October 1, 2013. Concerns included regulating who would have access to the system and users inadvertently violating federal privacy laws. 

This portion of the hearing titled “The Threat to Americans' Personal Information: A Look into the Security and Reliability of the Health Exchange Data Hub” contains the witness testimony.
5:53 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Nutirition Assistance Bill ; Derek Wallbank talked about the House nutrition assistance bill. He was interviewed via ... Derek Wallbank talked about the House nutrition assistance bill. He was interviewed via Skype. 8:05 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Navy Yard Shooting Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 1:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting on Racial Relations Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as well as mayors from ... Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as well as mayors from Madison, Wisconsin and Tacoma, Washington talked about the civil rights movement and economic justice issues. The forum was moderated by Sacramento, California Mayor Kevin Johnson.

The U.S. Conference of Mayors commemorated the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama by holding a day-long discussion on civil rights, economic justice and tolerance on September 12, 2013.
5:59 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 8:09 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Senate Dick Durbin on Navy Yard Shooting Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the ... Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard. 2:19 am ET Approx. 42 min. United Nations and Syria ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the U.N. inspectors' report detailing chemical weapons use in Syria and efforts to dismantle Syria’s chemical-weapons arsenal.
6:02 pm ET Approx. 27 min. United Nations and Syria ; Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in ... Susan Glasser talked about the role of the United Nations regarding the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the U.N. inspectors' report detailing chemical weapons use in Syria and efforts to dismantle Syria’s chemical-weapons arsenal. 8:18 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 3:02 am ET Approx. 2 min. Jack Lew on Economic Growth ; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was facing with Congress. In his remarks he said that President Obama would not not negotiate with Congress over raising the debt ceiling and that it was “very dangerous” for Congress to wait until the deadline to vote on the increase. He also criticized some House Republicans who support tying the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past October 1st to defunding the Affordable Care Act. Following his speech he was interviewed by David Rubenstein, answering questions on a variety of topics including sequestration, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and some of the prior positions he has held in Washington.
6:29 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 45 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 The House continued with legislative business.

The House observed a moment of silence ...
The House continued with legislative business.

The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the victims the previous day at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.
8:21 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Jack Lew on Economic Growth ; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was facing with Congress. In his remarks he said that President Obama would not not negotiate with Congress over raising the debt ceiling and that it was “very dangerous” for Congress to wait until the deadline to vote on the increase. He also criticized some House Republicans who support tying the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past October 1st to defunding the Affordable Care Act. Following his speech he was interviewed by David Rubenstein, answering questions on a variety of topics including sequestration, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and some of the prior positions he has held in Washington. 3:06 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Securing Egypt's Future Egyptian and U.S. analysts talked about Egypt’s political parties and those parties' ... Egyptian and U.S. analysts talked about Egypt’s political parties and those parties' participation in a future democratic Egyptian government. The event began with an introduction by Wendy Chamberlin, president of Middle East Institute. 

This program was part of a Middle East Institute full-day conference with Egyptian and American analysts and activists on Egypt and its economic and political future.
9:15 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Nutirition Assistance Bill ; Derek Wallbank talked about the House nutrition assistance bill. He was interviewed via ... Derek Wallbank talked about the House nutrition assistance bill. He was interviewed via Skype. 9:12 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies. 4:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Reconciliation for Egypt Representatives from different Egyptian political parties talked about how they can work together ... Representatives from different Egyptian political parties talked about how they can work together towards a national reconciliation to create a democratic Egypt government. The panel was moderated by author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.
9:21 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 9:16 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Workforce Education and Training ; Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about her year-long initiative as chair of the National ... Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about her year-long initiative as chair of the National Governors Association, "America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs. She detailed the initiative and its five elements to help states close the gap between their education and training systems and the workforce. Following her speech, she answered written questions submitted by audience members. 6:01 am ET Approx. 2 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies.
10:08 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies. 10:17 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Douglas Duncan on the Housing Market ; Douglas Duncan, Fannie Mae’s chief economist and senior vice president, talked about the ... Douglas Duncan, Fannie Mae’s chief economist and senior vice president, talked about the economy and the housing market. He said that it remained on “firm footing” but that the economy “has a ways to go” to improve. "It’s not near recession but not robust," he added. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

This was a session at a conference of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
6:05 am ET Approx. 17 min. Health Care Exchange Data Hub, Part 1 ; Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health ... Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health insurance records in the government data hub that would help people buy health insurance. The previous day the government announced that security testing and certification had been completed on the government data hub that would help people buy health insurance. That system would go online October 1, 2013.

This portion of the hearing titled “The Threat to Americans' Personal Information: A Look into the Security and Reliability of the Health Exchange Data Hub” contains the opening statements by the members and the introduction of the witnesses.
11:05 pm ET Approx. 3 min. 15th Anniversary of Book TV Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. 11:35 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Wreath-Laying for Navy Yard Victims Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel placed a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza to honor the victims of a shooting the previous day at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard. 6:23 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Health Care Exchange Data Hub, Part 2 Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health ... Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health insurance records in the government data hub that would help people buy health insurance. The previous day the government announced that security testing and certification had been completed on the system that would go online October 1, 2013. Concerns included regulating who would have access to the system and users inadvertently violating federal privacy laws. 

This portion of the hearing titled “The Threat to Americans' Personal Information: A Look into the Security and Reliability of the Health Exchange Data Hub” contains the witness testimony.
11:08 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 11:39 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Navy Yard Shooting Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard.
11:11 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Jack Lew on Economic Growth ; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was facing with Congress. In his remarks he said that President Obama would not not negotiate with Congress over raising the debt ceiling and that it was “very dangerous” for Congress to wait until the deadline to vote on the increase. He also criticized some House Republicans who support tying the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past October 1st to defunding the Affordable Care Act. Following his speech he was interviewed by David Rubenstein, answering questions on a variety of topics including sequestration, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and some of the prior positions he has held in Washington. 11:43 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Senate Dick Durbin on Navy Yard Shooting Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the ... Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting the previous day in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard.
12:05 am ET Approx. 2 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies. 11:51 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Telehealth and Telemedicine Telemedicine officials from the government and from medical facilities from around the country ... Telemedicine officials from the government and from medical facilities from around the country talked about ways to save money and time, and to make health care more accessible through telemedicine. Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technologies to provide clinical health care at a distance. They responded to questions from the audience.
12:07 am ET Approx. 3 min. 15th Anniversary of Book TV Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. 1:37 am ET Approx. 58 min. Workforce Education and Training ; Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about her year-long initiative as chair of the National ... Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about her year-long initiative as chair of the National Governors Association, "America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs. She detailed the initiative and its five elements to help states close the gap between their education and training systems and the workforce. Following her speech, she answered written questions submitted by audience members.
12:11 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Senator John McCain on Syria ; Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about Syria and the U.S. agreement with Russia over ... Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about Syria and the U.S. agreement with Russia over Syria’s chemical weapons. He was interviewed by Margaret Warner of PBS NewsHour and responded to questions from the audience. 2:37 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Supreme Court 2013-2014 Term Preview Constitutional law professors and attorneys talked about the cases on the Supreme Court docket for ... Constitutional law professors and attorneys talked about the cases on the Supreme Court docket for the 2013-14 term. Issues included affirmative action, presidential recess powers, campaign finance and protesting near health care facilities that perform abortions.
1:19 am ET Approx. 2 min. Jack Lew on Economic Growth ; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was facing with Congress. In his remarks he said that President Obama would not not negotiate with Congress over raising the debt ceiling and that it was “very dangerous” for Congress to wait until the deadline to vote on the increase. He also criticized some House Republicans who support tying the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past October 1st to defunding the Affordable Care Act. Following his speech he was interviewed by David Rubenstein, answering questions on a variety of topics including sequestration, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and some of the prior positions he has held in Washington. 4:14 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Telehealth and Telemedicine Telemedicine officials from the government and from medical facilities from around the country ... Telemedicine officials from the government and from medical facilities from around the country talked about ways to save money and time, and to make health care more accessible through telemedicine. Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technologies to provide clinical health care at a distance. They responded to questions from the audience.
1:22 am ET Approx. 45 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event. 5:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Race-Based College Admissions Policies Panelists discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Fisher v. University of Texas ... Panelists discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Fisher v. University of Texas decision that reconsidered racial preferences in college admissions. They talked about how universities could craft admissions policies designed to foster diversity while maintaining fairness.

“Opportunity or Blockage? Fisher v. Texas and the Educational Pipeline to the Legal Profession” was a session of the American Bar Association annual meeting held at the Westin San Francisco Market Street hotel. It was a sponsored by Council for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline and the Center for Racial and Ethnic Diversity.
2:09 am ET Approx. 56 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies.
3:06 am ET Approx. 3 min. 15th Anniversary of Book TV Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV.
3:10 am ET Approx. 50 min. Jack Lew on Economic Growth ; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about on the state of the economy, the Obama administration’s proposals to improve economic growth, and the fiscal challenges the White House was facing with Congress. In his remarks he said that President Obama would not not negotiate with Congress over raising the debt ceiling and that it was “very dangerous” for Congress to wait until the deadline to vote on the increase. He also criticized some House Republicans who support tying the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past October 1st to defunding the Affordable Care Act. Following his speech he was interviewed by David Rubenstein, answering questions on a variety of topics including sequestration, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and some of the prior positions he has held in Washington.
4:01 am ET Approx. 3 min. 15th Anniversary of Book TV Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV.
4:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Senator John McCain on Syria ; Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about Syria and the U.S. agreement with Russia over ... Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about Syria and the U.S. agreement with Russia over Syria’s chemical weapons. He was interviewed by Margaret Warner of PBS NewsHour and responded to questions from the audience.
5:12 am ET Approx. 45 min. Federal Budget and the Debt Ceiling ; ; House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation ... House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was interviewed at a Politico-Peterson Foundation breakfast. He discussed the federal budget and the debt ceiling. Other topics included the previous day shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard, Syria, the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the state of the Republican Party. Representative Hoyer answered questions from audience members at the end of the event.
5:57 am ET Approx. 3 min. 15th Anniversary of Book TV Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV. Announcing the 15th anniversary of Book TV.
6:01 am ET Approx. 56 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term ... Doug Elmendorf spoke about the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of its long-term budget outlook for the next 25 years. In his opening statement, he said the federal budget was on an unsustainable path, and that Congress would have to make significant changes to tax and spending policies.