C-SPAN Schedule

< Thursday, March 13 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 48 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s warning to Russia of a ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s warning to Russia of a “cost” if the country continues to intervene in Ukraine.

USA Today White House reporter David Jackson was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s plans to sign an executive order that would require businesses to pay more overtime to workers who have been exempted in the past. He also discussed President Obama’s warning to Russia.
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. 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. 
7:01 am ET Approx. 7 min. LIVE Executive Order on Overtime Pay ; David Jackson was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s plans to sign an executive ... David Jackson was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s plans to sign an executive order that would require businesses to pay more overtime to workers who had previously been exempted. He also discussed President Obama’s warning to Russia of a “cost” if the country continued to intervene in Ukraine. 7:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 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). 7:31 am ET Approx. 54 min. Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment ... Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a Senate Homeland Security subcommittee. The hearing addressed retaliation against employees who raised concerns, and the roles and responsibilities of the Department of Energy and its contractors regarding whistleblowers. Chair Claire McCaskill (D-MO) in her opening remarks gave a summary of the safety concerns and the firings. Questions focused on whistleblower protections, non-disclosure statements, congressional actions, and third-party safety oversight.
7:49 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Representative Vicky Hartzler on Defense Priorities ; Representative Vicky Hartzler talked about the effects that proposed cuts in the defense budget ... Representative Vicky Hartzler talked about the effects that proposed cuts in the defense budget for fiscal year 2015 could have on the nation’s military capabilities. She also commented on U.S. response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
8:55 am ET Approx. 33 min. Russian Intervention in Ukraine ; ; 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. 8:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at ... Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington state. They all said they recognize the importance of a strong safety culture and commitment to allowing employees to openly raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation. URS executive James Taylor cited the reason for Donna Busche’s firing as conduct and behavior.
8:34 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Representative Marcy Kaptur on Ukraine ; ; Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) talked about the latest news coming out of Ukraine, and U.S. ... Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) talked about the latest news coming out of Ukraine, and U.S. response. Representative Kaptur, a founder of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, explained her personal ties to Ukraine.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
9:29 am ET Approx. 10 hr. 46 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a a period of morning business and thereafter continued work on S. 1068, a ... The Senate convened for a a period of morning business and thereafter continued work on S. 1068, a bill that would reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant program that distributes federal funds to states to pay for day care for children in low-income families. 10:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LIVE Federal Reserve, National Credit Union, and HUD Nominations The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and ... The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and Urban Development Department, and National Credit Union Administration positions.
9:22 am ET Approx. 38 min. LIVE Corporate Money's Influence on Washington ; Michael Schmidt talked about his New York Times story about hedge fund manager William ... Michael Schmidt talked about his New York Times story about hedge fund manager William Ackerman. Mr. Ackerman made a $1 billion bet on nutritional supplement company Herbalife’s collapse and lobbied to bring about its failure. 8:17 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to ... Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to national interests. Senators' questions focused on jobs, energy prices, and global climate change and other environmental issues. Retired General James Jones told the committee that the project was integral to North American energy security. James Hansen in his opening statement, which included several charts and graphs, said the U.S. working with China to solve its pollution and air problems was crucial. 11:44 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. International Health Care Models Health care professionals and analysts testified about the single-payer health care systems in ... Health care professionals and analysts testified about the single-payer health care systems in Taiwan, Canada, Denmark, and France. The hearing focused on lessons the U.S. could learn from those systems.
10:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 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. 10:08 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Medicare Payments for Doctors ; Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent ... Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent “doc fix,” the formula used for paying doctors under Medicare. The bill would be paid for by repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. 2:23 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the ... Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for his department and current foreign policy challenges, including Ukraine, Venezuela, the Israel-Palestine peace process, and nuclear talks with Iran.
11:08 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress. 10:13 pm ET Approx. 16 min. Senator Wyden on Medicare Payments to Doctors Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor and called for a repeal ... Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor and called for a repeal and replacement of the sustainable growth rate (SGR). The SGR, better known as the “doc fix,” is the formula by which are reimbursed under Medicare. 3:56 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 42 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.
11:10 am ET Approx. 8 min. LIVE House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her weekly legislative briefing with the ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her weekly legislative briefing with the press. She expressed her disappointment at that Alex Sink was defeated in the Florida special election earlier that week by Republican David Jolly, who would be sworn in on the House floor later that day. Other topics included the searches of congressional computers by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Ukraine, and Syria. 10:29 pm ET Approx. 1 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her weekly legislative briefing with the ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her weekly legislative briefing with the press. She expressed her disappointment at that Alex Sink was defeated in the Florida special election earlier that week by Republican David Jolly, who would be sworn in on the House floor later that day. Other topics included the searches of congressional computers by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Ukraine, and Syria. 5:41 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Attorney General Holder on Drug Sentencing Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his ... Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his endorsment for a proposal to reduce prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. He said the new policy would have no detrimental effect on public safety.
11:19 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to ... Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to national interests. Senators' questions focused on jobs, energy prices, and global climate change and other environmental issues. Retired General James Jones told the committee that the project was integral to North American energy security. James Hansen in his opening statement, which included several charts and graphs, said the U.S. working with China to solve its pollution and air problems was crucial. 10:31 pm ET Approx. 2 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly legislative briefing with the press. Topics ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly legislative briefing with the press. Topics included jobs, health care, and Ukraine. He also talked about Republican David Jolly’s victory in the Florida special election that Tuesday to replace the late Bill Young in the House of Representatives. 5:52 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.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 9 hr. 23 min. LIVE House Session The House debated a rule governing two bills: H.R. 3189, the Water Rights Protection Act; and H.R. ... The House debated a rule governing two bills: H.R. 3189, the Water Rights Protection Act; and H.R. 4015, the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act. The House also voted on H.R. 3973, the Faithful Execution of the Law Act.

David Jolly (R-FL) was sworn in by Speaker John Boehner. Representive Jolly won a special election on March 11, 2014, to replace Representative Bill Young, who died in October 2013. This made the whole number of the House 432.
10:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Food and Drug Administration Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg testified on the fiscal year 2015 ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg testified on the fiscal year 2015 initiatives and priorities for her agency. She answered questions on antibiotics resistance, medical devices, and genetically modified foods, among other issues. 8:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Federal Reserve, National Credit Union, and HUD Nominations The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and ... The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and Urban Development Department, and National Credit Union Administration positions.
6:18 pm ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress. 12:17 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to ... Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to national interests. Senators' questions focused on jobs, energy prices, and global climate change and other environmental issues. Retired General James Jones told the committee that the project was integral to North American energy security. James Hansen in his opening statement, which included several charts and graphs, said the U.S. working with China to solve its pollution and air problems was crucial. 9:39 pm ET Approx. 1 min. State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the ... Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for his department and current foreign policy challenges, including Ukraine, Venezuela, the Israel-Palestine peace process, and nuclear talks with Iran.
9:23 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Medicare Payments for Doctors ; Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent ... Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent “doc fix,” the formula used for paying doctors under Medicare. The bill would be paid for by repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. 2:06 am ET Approx. 4 min. Medicare Payments for Doctors ; Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent ... Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent “doc fix,” the formula used for paying doctors under Medicare. The bill would be paid for by repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. 9:41 pm ET Approx. 56 min. National Security and Intelligence ; 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.
9:28 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Overtime Pay Executive Order President Obama made remarks before signing an executive order that directs the Labor Department ... President Obama made remarks before signing an executive order that directs the Labor Department to recommend rules governing overtime pay. 2:11 am ET Approx. 16 min. Senator Wyden on Medicare Payments to Doctors Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor and called for a repeal ... Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor and called for a repeal and replacement of the sustainable growth rate (SGR). The SGR, better known as the “doc fix,” is the formula by which are reimbursed under Medicare. 10:38 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Medicare Payments for Doctors ; Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent ... Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent “doc fix,” the formula used for paying doctors under Medicare. The bill would be paid for by repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.
9:40 pm ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress. 2:28 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Food and Drug Administration Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg testified on the fiscal year 2015 ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg testified on the fiscal year 2015 initiatives and priorities for her agency. She answered questions on antibiotics resistance, medical devices, and genetically modified foods, among other issues. 12:28 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.
9:41 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Attorney General Holder on Drug Sentencing Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his ... Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his endorsment for a proposal to reduce prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. He said the new policy would have no detrimental effect on public safety. 5:06 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. 12:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Latino Voters and the Republican Party, Panel 1 Panelists talked about the relationship between the Republican Party and Latino voters. They ... Panelists talked about the relationship between the Republican Party and Latino voters. They talked about current research on the factors affecting Latino support, and suggested that the Republican Party hasn’t been able to energize their Latino base since the 2004 presidential election. The American University Center for Latin American and Latino Studies hosted this event.
9:51 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Swearing-In of Representative David Jolly David Jolly (R-FL) was sworn in by Speaker John Boehner. Representive Jolly won a special ... David Jolly (R-FL) was sworn in by Speaker John Boehner. Representive Jolly won a special election on March 11, 2014, to replace Representative Bill Young, who died in October 2013. Following the swearing-in, Representative Jolly was greeted by several members of the Florida delegation. Then Representative Jolly spoke briefly on the House floor. 5:32 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. 1:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Federal Reserve, National Credit Union, and HUD Nominations The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and ... The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and Urban Development Department, and National Credit Union Administration positions.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress. 3:32 am ET Approx. 1 min. State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the ... Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for his department and current foreign policy challenges, including Ukraine, Venezuela, the Israel-Palestine peace process, and nuclear talks with Iran.
10:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Senate Debate on Ukraine Aid Bill Senate Foreign Relations Committee member John McCain (R-AZ) and Committee Chair Robert Menendez ... Senate Foreign Relations Committee member John McCain (R-AZ) and Committee Chair Robert Menendez (D-NJ) urged passage of a Senate bill to aid Ukraine. Among the senators speaking were Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) who argued in favor of a House-passed bill. 3:34 am ET Approx. 56 min. National Security and Intelligence ; 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.
11:17 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the ... Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for his department and current foreign policy challenges, including Ukraine, Venezuela, the Israel-Palestine peace process, and nuclear talks with Iran. 4:31 am ET Approx. 4 min. Medicare Payments for Doctors ; Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent ... Jennifer Haberkorn, speaking by phone, talked about a House Republican bill for a permanent “doc fix,” the formula used for paying doctors under Medicare. The bill would be paid for by repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.
1:21 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress. 6:22 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.
1:25 am ET Approx. 44 min. Representative Marcy Kaptur on Ukraine ; ; Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) talked about the latest news coming out of Ukraine, and U.S. ... Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) talked about the latest news coming out of Ukraine, and U.S. response. Representative Kaptur, a founder of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, explained her personal ties to Ukraine.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
6:26 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Latino Voters and the Republican Party, Panel 1 Panelists talked about the relationship between the Republican Party and Latino voters. They ... Panelists talked about the relationship between the Republican Party and Latino voters. They talked about current research on the factors affecting Latino support, and suggested that the Republican Party hasn’t been able to energize their Latino base since the 2004 presidential election. The American University Center for Latin American and Latino Studies hosted this event.
2:13 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress.
2:15 am ET Approx. 11 min. Overtime Pay Executive Order President Obama made remarks before signing an executive order that directs the Labor Department ... President Obama made remarks before signing an executive order that directs the Labor Department to recommend rules governing overtime pay.
2:29 am ET Approx. 8 min. Attorney General Holder on Drug Sentencing Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his ... Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his endorsment for a proposal to reduce prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. He said the new policy would have no detrimental effect on public safety.
2:39 am ET Approx. 7 min. Swearing-In of Representative David Jolly David Jolly (R-FL) was sworn in by Speaker John Boehner. Representive Jolly won a special ... David Jolly (R-FL) was sworn in by Speaker John Boehner. Representive Jolly won a special election on March 11, 2014, to replace Representative Bill Young, who died in October 2013. Following the swearing-in, Representative Jolly was greeted by several members of the Florida delegation. Then Representative Jolly spoke briefly on the House floor.
2:46 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress.
2:49 am ET Approx. 42 min. Representative Vicky Hartzler on Defense Priorities ; Representative Vicky Hartzler talked about the effects that proposed cuts in the defense budget ... Representative Vicky Hartzler talked about the effects that proposed cuts in the defense budget for fiscal year 2015 could have on the nation’s military capabilities. She also commented on U.S. response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
3:34 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress.
3:37 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Senate Debate on Ukraine Aid Bill Senate Foreign Relations Committee member John McCain (R-AZ) and Committee Chair Robert Menendez ... Senate Foreign Relations Committee member John McCain (R-AZ) and Committee Chair Robert Menendez (D-NJ) urged passage of a Senate bill to aid Ukraine. Among the senators speaking were Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) who argued in favor of a House-passed bill.
5:28 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the ... Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for his department and current foreign policy challenges, including Ukraine, Venezuela, the Israel-Palestine peace process, and nuclear talks with Iran.
6:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1981 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 February 15, 1981, President Reagan gave his economic plan to a joint session of Congress.
6:59 am ET Approx. 51 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines, including a special line for those who had been jailed for drug crimes, were open ... Telephone lines, including a special line for those who had been jailed for drug crimes, were open for viewer comments on the topic of Attorney General Eric Holder’s endorsement of a proposal by the United States Sentencing Commission to modify federal guidelines to lessen the average sentence for drug dealers from 62 months to 51 months. Video clips were shown of his remarks before the commission the previous day and of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) speaking on the subject the previous week.

The program concluded with a video clip from the C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) stop on their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Tallahassee, Florida.