C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE Federal Reserve Interest Rate Policy Zachary Goldfarb; Susan Swain Zachary Goldfarb spoke by phone about the Federal Reserve policy of low interest rates to support ... Zachary Goldfarb spoke by phone about the Federal Reserve policy of low interest rates to support economic recovery. Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke has been criticized by some economic experts over the policy and believe the central bank should pursue higher inflation to lower the unemployment rate. 5:19 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 27 min. Homeland Security Oversight Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland ... Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland Security. In her remarks and answers to questions she addressed a number of issues, including immigration, the issue of people who overstay their visas in the U.S. Secret Service conduct, and homegrown terrorism. 6:55 am ET Approx. 57 min. Secretary Ken Salazar on U.S. Energy Policy Ken Salazar; Theresa Werner Interior Secretary Ken Salazar talked about domestic energy issues, including energy independence, ... Interior Secretary Ken Salazar talked about domestic energy issues, including energy independence, high gas prices, and renewable energy. Following his prepared remarks, Secretary Salazar answered written questions from the audience.
7:06 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Open Phones Susan Swain Telephone lines were open for comments, “Is the Federal Reserve’s low interest rate ... Telephone lines were open for comments, “Is the Federal Reserve’s low interest rate policy helping or hurting the economy?” 7:48 am ET Approx. 19 min. Ann Romney Remarks Ann Romney Ann Romney spoke at the Prescott Bush awards dinner. Ann Romney spoke at the Prescott Bush awards dinner. 7:55 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Consumer Choice and Online Video Witnesses testified about the impact of accessing video content online and via mobile devices on ... Witnesses testified about the impact of accessing video content online and via mobile devices on consumers, technology, and business
7:44 am ET Approx. 33 min. LIVE Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Christopher Matthews; Susan Swain Christopher Matthews talked about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in relation to ... Christopher Matthews talked about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in relation to allegations that Wal-Mart suppressed an internal investigation into bribery in Mexico in 2005. FCPA bars American companies from bribing officials overseas to obtain business, Mr. Mathews also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:08 am ET Approx. 53 min. Mexican Economic Competitiveness Felipe Calderon Hinojosa; Thomas Donohue Mexican President Felipe Calderon gave the keynote address at the U.S.-Mexico Leadership ... Mexican President Felipe Calderon gave the keynote address at the U.S.-Mexico Leadership Initiative Business Summit. He talked about his country’s economic competitiveness and the importance of trade. 10:02 am ET Approx. 17 min. LIVE Violence Against Women Act House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Democratic women held a press briefing to ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Democratic women held a press briefing to focus on the House Republican proposal to pay for student loan interest rate, which would cut women’s health programs. They also called on House representatives to take up the Violence Against Women Act, which passed the Senate on a bipartisan basis.
8:18 am ET Approx. 8 min. The Constitution and the Camps Matthew Shimura Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the ... Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment, was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
9:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LIVE Medicare Cost Control Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a ... Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no longer provide a “defined benefit.” Instead, beneficiaries would receive a “defined contribution” toward the cost of health insurance. 10:20 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Uganda's Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Party Two Ugandans who were abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) testified before a Senate ... Two Ugandans who were abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) testified before a Senate subcommittee on African affairs. One of them Jacob Acaye, was made famous by the Kony video released by an NGO (non-governmental agency) earlier in 2012. Senators also heard from State and Defense Department officials who explained U.S. efforts in the central African region affected by the LRA. The LRA was known for kidnapping women and children for use as sex slaves and child soldiers.
8:27 am ET Approx. 12 min. LIVE Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the ... Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment. The film was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu. Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) also talked about Matthew’s video, and his own view of this period in American history.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
Matthew participated by remote access from Hawaii.
10:38 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Veterans' Mental Health Care Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of ... Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of a report which concluded that veterans had to wait nearly two months for access to mental health providers, but that 95 percent of new patients were seen within 14-day time frame. Other parts of the investigation cast doubts on that high figure, indicating far fewer personnel had access within the two-week goal. 12:19 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Mexican Economic Competitiveness Felipe Calderon Hinojosa; Thomas Donohue Mexican President Felipe Calderon gave the keynote address at the U.S.-Mexico Leadership ... Mexican President Felipe Calderon gave the keynote address at the U.S.-Mexico Leadership Initiative Business Summit. He talked about his country’s economic competitiveness and the importance of trade.
8:39 am ET Approx. 20 min. LIVE Due Process and Internment Camps Terumi Rafferty-Osaki; Susan Swain Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and ... Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and Japanese-American internment camps. He discussed the history of the camps and how they came into being, and he also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:19 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Open Phones Susan Swain Telephone lines were open for comments, “Is the Federal Reserve’s low interest rate ... Telephone lines were open for comments, “Is the Federal Reserve’s low interest rate policy helping or hurting the economy?” 1:13 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal ... The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis.
9:00 am ET Approx. 6 hr. 7 min. LIVE House Session cybersecurity bill, college loan interest rate bill cybersecurity bill, college loan interest rate bill 12:40 pm ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection Barack Obama; Michelle Obama President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his ... President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his new executive order intended to help U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families avoid being victims of education fraud. The order requires more transparency about the debt military personnel take on, as well as cutting down on aggressive marketing that targets people using military education benefits. 1:49 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Afghanistan Security and Reconstruction, Part 2 Barry Pavel; John Toolan Major General John Toolan, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, discussed the ... Major General John Toolan, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, discussed the current operations in his area of Afghanistan, the southwest region.
Part 1 of this program can be viewed under program identification number 305594-1.
3:18 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Tribute to Representative Donald Payne A ceremony was held honoring Representative Donald Payne (D-NJ), who died on March 6, 2012, from ... A ceremony was held honoring Representative Donald Payne (D-NJ), who died on March 6, 2012, from colon cancer at the age of 77. Following Presentation of the Colors and invocation, congressional members, his son and brother, and Vice President Joe Biden spoke of Representative Payne’s life and career. 1:20 pm ET Approx. 8 min. The Constitution and the Camps Matthew Shimura Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the ... Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment, was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
2:38 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. MF Global Bankruptcy Investigation Witnesses testified on the implications of and lessons learned from the collapse of MF ... Witnesses testified on the implications of and lessons learned from the collapse of MF Global. Topics included the latest on the continuing investigation, recovery efforts of missing funds, and how to better protect customer segregated accounts in the future.
4:26 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Representative Paul Ryan on the Federal Budget and Debt Paul Ryan House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the House Republican budget ... House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the House Republican budget plan. In his speech he said President Obama’s economic policies have made the U.S. poorer. He also rebutted criticisms of the Republican budget from some Catholics, who say the plan unfairly cutting food stamp and other similar programs. Representative Ryan said the poor cannot be helped by making the government poorer. 1:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Military Commission Reforms John Lenczowski; Mark Martins Brigadier General Mark Martins talked about changes made to military commissions. Brigadier General Mark Martins talked about changes made to military commissions. 4:28 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Christopher Matthews; Susan Swain Christopher Matthews talked about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in relation to ... Christopher Matthews talked about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in relation to allegations that Wal-Mart suppressed an internal investigation into bribery in Mexico in 2005. FCPA bars American companies from bribing officials overseas to obtain business, Mr. Mathews also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
5:24 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Vice President Biden on U.S. Foreign Policy Joseph Biden Vice President Joe Biden contrasted Obama administration foreign policies versus those Republican ... Vice President Joe Biden contrasted Obama administration foreign policies versus those Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has proposed. In his speech he said the Obama administration’s record could be summed up in a bumper-sticker slogan: “Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive.” 3:05 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical ... Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical purposes but can also be quite dangerous if mishandled or used for the purposes of bioterrorism. 5:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Politics of the South L. Wilder Former Virginia Governor Douglas Wilder talked about Southern politics. Former Virginia Governor Douglas Wilder talked about Southern politics.
6:15 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Due Process and Internment Camps Terumi Rafferty-Osaki; Susan Swain Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and ... Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and Japanese-American internment camps. He discussed the history of the camps and how they came into being, and he also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. U.S. Foreign Policy Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about U.S. foreign policy. In his remarks he called for ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about U.S. foreign policy. In his remarks he called for stronger U.S. leadership and engagement globally. Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), who introduced Senator Rubio, called him a rising star in the next generation of foreign policy leaders. Following his speech, Senator Rubio answered questions from Marvin Kalb. 6:09 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. Constitutionality of Arizona's Immigration Law Current and former Arizona state officials testified on the constitutionality of their ... Current and former Arizona state officials testified on the constitutionality of their state’s immigration law and its impact on the state’s Latino community. 
Following the end of the hearing, one of the witnesses, Russell Pearce, who was one of the chief author’s of the law, spoke with reporters.
6:37 pm ET Approx. 53 min. White House Correspondents' Association Student Scholarship Luncheon White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the ... White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the Obama administration record on granting more access and transparency. The responded to questions from the audience. 5:32 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 27 min. Homeland Security Oversight Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland ... Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland Security. In her remarks and answers to questions she addressed a number of issues, including immigration, the issue of people who overstay their visas in the U.S. Secret Service conduct, and homegrown terrorism. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo ... House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo detailing problems at the agency in charge of chemical facility security. Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Rand Beers told the House Energy Subcommittee that issues raised in the report were being addressed, and that the risk of an attack on a chemical facility had been reduced over the previous several years.
7:31 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection Barack Obama; Michelle Obama President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his ... President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his new executive order intended to help U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families avoid being victims of education fraud. The order requires more transparency about the debt military personnel take on, as well as cutting down on aggressive marketing that targets people using military education benefits. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 43 min. U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges Hillary Clinton; Jane Harman; Christine Lagarde Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about some of the international challenges facing the ... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about some of the international challenges facing the U.S. and the importance of engaging in “multi-dimensional diplomacy” to help settle disputes and achieve worldwide peace. Secretary Clinton also received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. 9:51 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical ... Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical purposes but can also be quite dangerous if mishandled or used for the purposes of bioterrorism.
8:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Arizona v. United States Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S.. The case involves the issue ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S.. The case involves the issue of whether the federal government or states have the right to enforce immigration law. Arizona’s law includes provisions requiring police to check the immigration status of anyone detained or suspected of being in the country illegally. Immigrants must carry their papers at all times. Illegal immigrants are banned from soliciting for work in public places and police can arrest immigrants without a warrant if an officer believes they have committed a crime that would make them deportable.
Justice Elena Kagan recused herself from the Supreme Court oral argument as she was President Obama’s solicitor general when the federal government filed the lawsuit against Arizona.
8:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Medicare Cost Control Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a ... Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no longer provide a “defined benefit.” Instead, beneficiaries would receive a “defined contribution” toward the cost of health insurance. 11:24 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Veterans' Mental Health Care Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of ... Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of a report which concluded that veterans had to wait nearly two months for access to mental health providers, but that 95 percent of new patients were seen within 14-day time frame. Other parts of the investigation cast doubts on that high figure, indicating far fewer personnel had access within the two-week goal.
9:25 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans. House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans. 10:21 pm ET Approx. 53 min. White House Correspondents' Association Student Scholarship Luncheon White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the ... White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the Obama administration record on granting more access and transparency. The responded to questions from the audience. 1:03 am ET Approx. 56 min. Statement by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt Jeremy Hunt British Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt made a statement to the House of Commons about the ... British Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt made a statement to the House of Commons about the resignation of his special adviser Adam Smith over the role in News Corporations' attempt to take over satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB). Mr Hunt maintained that he had done nothing wrong.
11:02 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection Barack Obama; Michelle Obama President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his ... President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his new executive order intended to help U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families avoid being victims of education fraud. The order requires more transparency about the debt military personnel take on, as well as cutting down on aggressive marketing that targets people using military education benefits. 11:16 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Town Hall Meeting on the 2012 Farm Bill Lisa Jackson; Daniel Jacobs Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson took part in a town hall with American ... Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson took part in a town hall with American University students. She discussed a wide range of issues, including high gas prices, sustainable and renewable energy, and climate change. 2:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo ... House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo detailing problems at the agency in charge of chemical facility security. Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Rand Beers told the House Energy Subcommittee that issues raised in the report were being addressed, and that the risk of an attack on a chemical facility had been reduced over the previous several years.
11:45 pm ET Approx. 8 min. The Constitution and the Camps Matthew Shimura Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the ... Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment, was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu.
The local cable company was Time Warner.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
12:04 am ET Approx. 43 min. U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges Hillary Clinton; Jane Harman; Christine Lagarde Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about some of the international challenges facing the ... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about some of the international challenges facing the U.S. and the importance of engaging in “multi-dimensional diplomacy” to help settle disputes and achieve worldwide peace. Secretary Clinton also received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. 3:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Biotechnology Research and Bioterrorism Risks Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical ... Witnesses testified on the use of dual-use research, which can be used for scientific and medical purposes but can also be quite dangerous if mishandled or used for the purposes of bioterrorism.
11:53 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the ... Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment. The film was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu. Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) also talked about Matthew’s video, and his own view of this period in American history.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
Matthew participated by remote access from Hawaii.
12:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Medicare Cost Control Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a ... Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no longer provide a “defined benefit.” Instead, beneficiaries would receive a “defined contribution” toward the cost of health insurance. 5:24 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Veterans' Mental Health Care Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of ... Witnesses testified veterans' access to mental health care. They talked about the results of a report which concluded that veterans had to wait nearly two months for access to mental health providers, but that 95 percent of new patients were seen within 14-day time frame. Other parts of the investigation cast doubts on that high figure, indicating far fewer personnel had access within the two-week goal.
12:06 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Arizona v. United States Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S.. The case involves the issue ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S.. The case involves the issue of whether the federal government or states have the right to enforce immigration law. Arizona’s law includes provisions requiring police to check the immigration status of anyone detained or suspected of being in the country illegally. Immigrants must carry their papers at all times. Illegal immigrants are banned from soliciting for work in public places and police can arrest immigrants without a warrant if an officer believes they have committed a crime that would make them deportable.
Justice Elena Kagan recused herself from the Supreme Court oral argument as she was President Obama’s solicitor general when the federal government filed the lawsuit against Arizona.
2:24 am ET Approx. 53 min. White House Correspondents' Association Student Scholarship Luncheon White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the ... White House reporters talked about their preparation of information for their stories, and the Obama administration record on granting more access and transparency. The responded to questions from the audience.
2:55 am ET Approx. 8 min. Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans. House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans. 3:20 am ET Approx. 11 min. Matthew Shimura StudentCam Interview Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the ... Matthew Shimura was interviewed on April 25, 2012, about his video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment. The film was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. He is a ninth grader at Punahou School in Honolulu. Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) also talked about Matthew’s video, and his own view of this period in American history.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on the significance of any provision of the U.S. Constitution.
Matthew participated by remote access from Hawaii.
3:06 am ET Approx. 40 min. Military Personnel Education Fraud Protection Barack Obama; Michelle Obama President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his ... President Obama spoke to troops and veterans at Fort Stewart in Georgia. He talked about his new executive order intended to help U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families avoid being victims of education fraud. The order requires more transparency about the debt military personnel take on, as well as cutting down on aggressive marketing that targets people using military education benefits. 3:31 am ET Approx. 20 min. Due Process and Internment Camps Terumi Rafferty-Osaki; Susan Swain Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and ... Terumi Rafferty-Osaki talked about the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment and Japanese-American internment camps. He discussed the history of the camps and how they came into being, and he also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
3:48 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Medicare Cost Control Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a ... Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no longer provide a “defined benefit.” Instead, beneficiaries would receive a “defined contribution” toward the cost of health insurance. 3:54 am ET Approx. 45 min. Town Hall Meeting on the 2012 Farm Bill Lisa Jackson; Daniel Jacobs Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson took part in a town hall with American ... Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson took part in a town hall with American University students. She discussed a wide range of issues, including high gas prices, sustainable and renewable energy, and climate change.
6:48 am ET Approx. 8 min. Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans. House members debated H.R. 4628, the Interest Rate Reduction Act for student loans. 4:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Review of the Freedom of Information Act Witnesses testified on how best to protect critical infrastructure information throughout our ... Witnesses testified on how best to protect critical infrastructure information throughout our government, while at the same time safe-guarding the public’s right to know.
6:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo ... House Republicans and Democrats questioned the Homeland Security department about a leaked memo detailing problems at the agency in charge of chemical facility security. Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Rand Beers told the House Energy Subcommittee that issues raised in the report were being addressed, and that the risk of an attack on a chemical facility had been reduced over the previous several years.