C-SPAN Schedule

< Wednesday, March 12 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner; Jonathan Landay Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) accusation that the CIA had searched a congressional computer system. Throughout the program, Jonathan Landay talked about story, which his McClatchey Newspapers organization broke. 7:31 am ET Approx. 25 min. Freedom of Information Act Process Miriam Nisbet, the director of the Office of Government Information Services, testified at a ... Miriam Nisbet, the director of the Office of Government Information Services, testified at a hearing on updating the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and making government information more accessible. Other witnesses include advocates for open government. Melanie Putsay of the Justice Department said the processing of FOIA requests was “robust,” refuting assertions that government agencies were stonewalling information requests from the public. 5:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Priorities for the Next Transportation Authorization Bill State and local public transportation leaders from Milwaukee, Tucson, and Washington, D.C., talked ... State and local public transportation leaders from Milwaukee, Tucson, and Washington, D.C., talked about priorities for the next transportation authorization bill. They discussed state and local projects, and laid out the challenges of involving policy and funding.

This panel was part of the American Public Transportation Association day-long legislative conference on transportation-related topics, including funding, investments, and public transit.
8:02 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE Military and Intelligence Issues Nancy Calo; Loretta Sanchez; Greta Brawner Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) talked about military and intelligence stories in the ... Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) talked about military and intelligence stories in the news. She commented on Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) accusation that the CIA had improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress as part of its investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a George Bush-era detention and interrogation program. Representative Sanchez also discussed the complexity of and funding for U.S. intelligence agencies, and National Security Agency data collection programs.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:00 am ET Approx. 33 min. LIVE Question Time Nick Clegg Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg answered questions from members of his party and the opposition ... Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg answered questions from members of his party and the opposition in the absence of Prime Minister David Cameron, who was on his first official visit to Israel. Deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman represented the Opposition side. The Deputy Prime Minister spoke about humanitarian efforts in Syria and urged allies to continue working with the United Nations on Russia and Ukraine. He also answered questions on the National Health Service, Britain’s automobile industry and unemployment. 7:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Senator Bob Casey on the Future of Afghanistan Robert Casey; Neera Tanden; Caroline Wadhams Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) talked about Afghanistan, and the changing U.S. role as American troops ... Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) talked about Afghanistan, and the changing U.S. role as American troops were scheduled to withdraw from the country later in 2014. He spoke about the importance of holding on to gains made in Afghanistan as the country prepares to hold presidential elections next month. He also responded to questions from the audience. Senator Casey chairs the Central Asian Affairs Subcommittee. He spoke at the Center for American Progress.
8:45 am ET Approx. 37 min. LIVE Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request and Military Readiness Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Robert Wittman Representative Rob Wittman (R-VA) talked about his concerns about the effect of President ... Representative Rob Wittman (R-VA) talked about his concerns about the effect of President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request on military readiness.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:34 am ET Approx. 55 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics. 8:37 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Israel-Palestine and U.S. A panel of authors and historians talked about their various books on history of the close ... A panel of authors and historians talked about their various books on history of the close Israel-U.S. relationship. "How Did the ‘Special Relationship’ Come Bo Be?" was held at the National Press Club by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy along with the Council for the National Interest, If Americans Knew, and the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.
9:24 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Technology Corporations and the Government Steven Levy; Greta Brawner Steven Levy discussed his February 2014 cover story for Wired Magazine article, “How ... Steven Levy discussed his February 2014 cover story for Wired Magazine article, “How the U.S. Almost Killed the Internet and Why It Still Could.” The piece details how technology “titans,” such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, gave the National Security Agency (NSA) access to customers' user data.

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles.
9:30 am ET Approx. 10 hr. 13 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter began a series of six roll ... The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter began a series of six roll call votes to confirm the following judicial and executive branch nominations (all need a simple majority for passage): Carolyn McHugh to be U.S. Tenth Circuit Judge, Matthew Frederick Leitman to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judith Ellen Levy to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, Laurie Michelson to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, Linda Vivienne Parker to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, and Sarah Bloom Raskin to be deputy Treasury secretary. 10:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 22 min. LIVE Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 budget request. She said that there was no plan to delay the health care law’s individual mandate or extend the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment in the exchanges.
10:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. 7:47 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Question Time Nick Clegg Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg answered questions from members of his party and the opposition ... Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg answered questions from members of his party and the opposition in the absence of Prime Minister David Cameron, who was on his first official visit to Israel. Deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman represented the Opposition side. The Deputy Prime Minister spoke about humanitarian efforts in Syria and urged allies to continue working with the United Nations on Russia and Ukraine. He also answered questions on the National Health Service, Britain’s automobile industry and unemployment. 12:27 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Open Phones Greta Brawner; Jonathan Landay Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) accusation that the CIA had searched a congressional computer system. Throughout the program, Jonathan Landay talked about story, which his McClatchey Newspapers organization broke.
10:32 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1980 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On January 23, 1980, President Carter delivered his final State of the Union Address. He addressed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the previous month. 8:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Afghanistan Assessment General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop ... General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014. General Dunford said that Afghan forces would “deteriorate” if the U.S. completely pulled out at the end of 2014. He speculated that 8,000- 12,000 troops would be required to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 and that the U.S. should provide two-thirds of them. Additional topics included gains in education and security in Afghanistan and the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement that had not yet been signed. 1:19 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing James Carney; Betsey Stevenson Betsey Stevenson, a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, began the ... Betsey Stevenson, a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, began the briefing by talking about the role of women in the economy and the gender wage gap. Then, Jay Carney responded to reporters questions on a number of issues. Topics included Ukraine and the CIA’s alleged spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee.
10:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. LIVE Satellite Television and Localism Act Witnesses testified on the the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which ... Witnesses testified on the the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which governs the satellite television industry. One part of the law ensures access to local broadcast channels for satellite subscribers. 9:52 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. British Defense Committee Hearing on Afghanistan Secretary Philip Hammond testified at a British Defence Committee hearing on British troop levels ... Secretary Philip Hammond testified at a British Defence Committee hearing on British troop levels in Afghanistan, the U.K.'s post-2014 priorities, and relations with Pakistan. When asked how the Afghan security forces would perform after troop pullout, Hammond said, “The Afghans will hold the insurgency in check.” Additionally, Secretary Hammond talked about the need for a bilateral security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan. 3:08 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. LIVE Ukraine Aid Bill Markup The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014. The package included a 1 billion dollar loan guarantee for Ukraine, imposed economic sanctions on Russia, and expanded the lending authority of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
11:59 am ET Approx. 8 hr. 14 min. LIVE House Session The House debated for an hour a rule concerning two bills that call into question presidential ... The House debated for an hour a rule concerning two bills that call into question presidential constitutional authority to enforce laws:

· H.R. 4138, the Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law (ENFORCE the Law) Act is authored by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC). It would allow the House or Senate by a majority vote to authorize a lawsuit against the White House for not enforcing federal law. 

· H.R. 3973, the Faithful Execution of the Law Act, would require the Justice Department to inform Congress if the White House decides not to enforce federal law as well as provide justification for such a decision.
11:39 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 6 min. Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their ... Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. The request totaled $163.9 billion, with $68.3 billion in discretionary spending and $95.6 billion in mandatory funding. Senators' questions focused on a number of issues, including reducing the medical claims backlog, veterans' assessibility to mental health services, and continued care for returning veterans with traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress disorder. 4:15 pm ET Approx. 38 min. LIVE Russian Intervention in Ukraine Frederick Kempe; Damon Wilson; Arseniy Yatsenyuk Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, ... Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, the referendum in Crimea, and the transatlantic community’s response. Speaking at the Atlantic Council in Washington following a meeting with President Obama, the interim Prime Minister said time is running out for finding solutions to the situation in his country. Yatsenyuk also said his government is satisfied with the U.S. and European response to the Russian intervention in Crimea, and promised to implement economic reforms and hold “free and fair” presidential elections scheduled for March 25, 2014. Yatsenyuk was appointed following the ouster of Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych and his government in February 2014. Ukrainian officials have issued an arrest warrant for Yanukovich, accusing him of mass murder and theft of over $70 billion.
8:15 pm ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1980 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On January 23, 1980, President Carter delivered his final State of the Union Address. He addressed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the previous month. 1:48 am ET Approx. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 budget request. She said that there was no plan to delay the health care law’s individual mandate or extend the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment in the exchanges. 5:16 pm ET Approx. 57 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics.
8:16 pm ET Approx. 15 min. U.S.-Ukraine Relations Barack Obama; Arseniy Yatsenyuk President Obama and Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk spoke to reporters ... President Obama and Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk spoke to reporters following a meeting at the White House. The prime minister said his government was ready for talks aimed at ending the standoff with Russia, whose troops were occupying the state of Crimea. He also said Ukraine would be moving ahead with efforts to join the European Union. President Obama explained why the U.S. and others were rejecting an upcoming referendum in Crimea on whether or not to become part of Russia. 3:36 am ET Approx. 4 min. Afghanistan Assessment General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop ... General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014. General Dunford said that Afghan forces would “deteriorate” if the U.S. completely pulled out at the end of 2014. He speculated that 8,000- 12,000 troops would be required to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 and that the U.S. should provide two-thirds of them. Additional topics included gains in education and security in Afghanistan and the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement that had not yet been signed. 6:15 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. Afghanistan Assessment General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop ... General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014. General Dunford said that Afghan forces would “deteriorate” if the U.S. completely pulled out at the end of 2014. He speculated that 8,000- 12,000 troops would be required to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 and that the U.S. should provide two-thirds of them. Additional topics included gains in education and security in Afghanistan and the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement that had not yet been signed.
8:32 pm ET Approx. 39 min. Russian Intervention in Ukraine Frederick Kempe; Damon Wilson; Arseniy Yatsenyuk Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, ... Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, the referendum in Crimea, and the transatlantic community’s response. Speaking at the Atlantic Council in Washington following a meeting with President Obama, the interim Prime Minister said time is running out for finding solutions to the situation in his country. Yatsenyuk also said his government is satisfied with the U.S. and European response to the Russian intervention in Crimea, and promised to implement economic reforms and hold “free and fair” presidential elections scheduled for March 25, 2014. Yatsenyuk was appointed following the ouster of Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych and his government in February 2014. Ukrainian officials have issued an arrest warrant for Yanukovich, accusing him of mass murder and theft of over $70 billion. 3:42 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. British Defense Committee Hearing on Afghanistan Secretary Philip Hammond testified at a British Defence Committee hearing on British troop levels ... Secretary Philip Hammond testified at a British Defence Committee hearing on British troop levels in Afghanistan, the U.K.'s post-2014 priorities, and relations with Pakistan. When asked how the Afghan security forces would perform after troop pullout, Hammond said, “The Afghans will hold the insurgency in check.” Additionally, Secretary Hammond talked about the need for a bilateral security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 budget request. She said that there was no plan to delay the health care law’s individual mandate or extend the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment in the exchanges.
9:12 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Ukraine Aid Bill Markup The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014. The package included a 1 billion dollar loan guarantee for Ukraine, imposed economic sanctions on Russia, and expanded the lending authority of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 5:29 am ET Approx. 3 min. Ukraine Aid Bill Markup The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014. The package included a 1 billion dollar loan guarantee for Ukraine, imposed economic sanctions on Russia, and expanded the lending authority of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 10:27 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Satellit Television Extension and Localism Act Alex Byers; Bill Scanlan Alex Byers was interviewed by phone about the reauthorization of the Satellite Television ... Alex Byers was interviewed by phone about the reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA). He said there was general support for its re-authorization by members of the House Energy Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
10:26 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Afghanistan Assessment General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop ... General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014. General Dunford said that Afghan forces would “deteriorate” if the U.S. completely pulled out at the end of 2014. He speculated that 8,000- 12,000 troops would be required to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 and that the U.S. should provide two-thirds of them. Additional topics included gains in education and security in Afghanistan and the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement that had not yet been signed. 5:32 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 6 min. Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their ... Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. The request totaled $163.9 billion, with $68.3 billion in discretionary spending and $95.6 billion in mandatory funding. Senators' questions focused on a number of issues, including reducing the medical claims backlog, veterans' assessibility to mental health services, and continued care for returning veterans with traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress disorder. 10:33 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Satellite Television and Localism Act Witnesses testified on the the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which ... Witnesses testified on the the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which governs the satellite television industry. One part of the law ensures access to local broadcast channels for satellite subscribers.
10:28 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Alleged CIA Searches of Senate Computers Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) talked about allegations that the ... Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) talked about allegations that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) improperly searched a computer network set up for committee staff. He said a special prosecutor might be necessary. 12:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Military Special Operations Command Budget Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing ... Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing on the budget for U.S. Special Operations Command included in the fiscal year 2015 proposal. 
10:33 pm ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1980 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On January 23, 1980, President Carter delivered his final State of the Union Address. He addressed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the previous month. 1:45 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 budget request. She said that there was no plan to delay the health care law’s individual mandate or extend the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment in the exchanges.
10:35 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Technology Corporations and the Government Steven Levy; Greta Brawner Steven Levy discussed his February 2014 cover story for Wired Magazine article, “How ... Steven Levy discussed his February 2014 cover story for Wired Magazine article, “How the U.S. Almost Killed the Internet and Why It Still Could.” The piece details how technology “titans,” such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, gave the National Security Agency (NSA) access to customers' user data.

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles.
4:12 am ET Approx. 5 min. Satellit Television Extension and Localism Act Alex Byers; Bill Scanlan Alex Byers was interviewed by phone about the reauthorization of the Satellite Television ... Alex Byers was interviewed by phone about the reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA). He said there was general support for its re-authorization by members of the House Energy Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
11:11 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 budget request. She said that there was no plan to delay the health care law’s individual mandate or extend the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment in the exchanges. 4:18 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Satellite Television and Localism Act Witnesses testified on the the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which ... Witnesses testified on the the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which governs the satellite television industry. One part of the law ensures access to local broadcast channels for satellite subscribers.
11:18 pm ET Approx. 15 min. U.S.-Ukraine Relations Barack Obama; Arseniy Yatsenyuk President Obama and Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk spoke to reporters ... President Obama and Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk spoke to reporters following a meeting at the White House. The prime minister said his government was ready for talks aimed at ending the standoff with Russia, whose troops were occupying the state of Crimea. He also said Ukraine would be moving ahead with efforts to join the European Union. President Obama explained why the U.S. and others were rejecting an upcoming referendum in Crimea on whether or not to become part of Russia. 6:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Military Special Operations Command Budget Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing ... Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing on the budget for U.S. Special Operations Command included in the fiscal year 2015 proposal. 
11:34 pm ET Approx. 39 min. Russian Intervention in Ukraine Frederick Kempe; Damon Wilson; Arseniy Yatsenyuk Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, ... Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, the referendum in Crimea, and the transatlantic community’s response. Speaking at the Atlantic Council in Washington following a meeting with President Obama, the interim Prime Minister said time is running out for finding solutions to the situation in his country. Yatsenyuk also said his government is satisfied with the U.S. and European response to the Russian intervention in Crimea, and promised to implement economic reforms and hold “free and fair” presidential elections scheduled for March 25, 2014. Yatsenyuk was appointed following the ouster of Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych and his government in February 2014. Ukrainian officials have issued an arrest warrant for Yanukovich, accusing him of mass murder and theft of over $70 billion.
12:13 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Ukraine Aid Bill Markup The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014. The package included a 1 billion dollar loan guarantee for Ukraine, imposed economic sanctions on Russia, and expanded the lending authority of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
1:28 am ET Approx. 2 min. Afghanistan Assessment General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop ... General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014. General Dunford said that Afghan forces would “deteriorate” if the U.S. completely pulled out at the end of 2014. He speculated that 8,000- 12,000 troops would be required to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 and that the U.S. should provide two-thirds of them. Additional topics included gains in education and security in Afghanistan and the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement that had not yet been signed.
1:31 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1980 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On January 23, 1980, President Carter delivered his final State of the Union Address. He addressed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the previous month.
1:32 am ET Approx. 35 min. Technology Corporations and the Government Steven Levy; Greta Brawner Steven Levy discussed his February 2014 cover story for Wired Magazine article, “How ... Steven Levy discussed his February 2014 cover story for Wired Magazine article, “How the U.S. Almost Killed the Internet and Why It Still Could.” The piece details how technology “titans,” such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, gave the National Security Agency (NSA) access to customers' user data.

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles.
2:09 am ET Approx. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2015 budget request. She said that there was no plan to delay the health care law’s individual mandate or extend the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment in the exchanges.
2:15 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 6 min. Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their ... Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. The request totaled $163.9 billion, with $68.3 billion in discretionary spending and $95.6 billion in mandatory funding. Senators' questions focused on a number of issues, including reducing the medical claims backlog, veterans' assessibility to mental health services, and continued care for returning veterans with traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress disorder.
4:21 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1980 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On January 23, 1980, President Carter delivered his final State of the Union Address. He addressed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the previous month.
4:23 am ET Approx. 2 min. Afghanistan Assessment General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop ... General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014. General Dunford said that Afghan forces would “deteriorate” if the U.S. completely pulled out at the end of 2014. He speculated that 8,000- 12,000 troops would be required to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 and that the U.S. should provide two-thirds of them. Additional topics included gains in education and security in Afghanistan and the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement that had not yet been signed.
4:26 am ET Approx. 39 min. Russian Intervention in Ukraine Frederick Kempe; Damon Wilson; Arseniy Yatsenyuk Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, ... Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, the referendum in Crimea, and the transatlantic community’s response. Speaking at the Atlantic Council in Washington following a meeting with President Obama, the interim Prime Minister said time is running out for finding solutions to the situation in his country. Yatsenyuk also said his government is satisfied with the U.S. and European response to the Russian intervention in Crimea, and promised to implement economic reforms and hold “free and fair” presidential elections scheduled for March 25, 2014. Yatsenyuk was appointed following the ouster of Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych and his government in February 2014. Ukrainian officials have issued an arrest warrant for Yanukovich, accusing him of mass murder and theft of over $70 billion.
5:06 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1980 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On January 23, 1980, President Carter delivered his final State of the Union Address. He addressed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the previous month.
6:52 am ET Approx. 4 min. Afghanistan Assessment General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop ... General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014. General Dunford said that Afghan forces would “deteriorate” if the U.S. completely pulled out at the end of 2014. He speculated that 8,000- 12,000 troops would be required to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 and that the U.S. should provide two-thirds of them. Additional topics included gains in education and security in Afghanistan and the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement that had not yet been signed.
6:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1980 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On January 23, 1980, President Carter delivered his final State of the Union Address. He addressed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the previous month.