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2:00 am HT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Pedro Echevarria Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state. February 1 was her last day in the position. 12:30 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Medicare Reform Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the ... Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the quantity of services provided rather than the health of the patient. Dana Safran in her remarks said trying to find significant health care savings by cutting benefits was a “fool’s errand” and that the effort in her state had shown greater savings could be achieved through the supply side of health services. 2:02 am HT Approx. 18 min. Senate Democratic Leaders on Immigration Richard Durbin; Harry Reid; Charles Schumer Senators Harry Reid (D-NV), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke to reporters about ... Senators Harry Reid (D-NV), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke to reporters about the need for immigration reform. They have set a goal of passing an immigration bill through the Senate by late spring or summer, paving the way for House passage before the end of the year. Senator Durbin said a bipartisan group of senators was making progress on some of the toughest immigration issues.
2:49 am HT Approx. 50 min. LIVE Consumer Confidence and the Economy Jon Hilsenrath; Pedro Echevarria Jon Hilsenrath talked about his Wall Street Journal article on Americans' “trust ... Jon Hilsenrath talked about his Wall Street Journal article on Americans' “trust deficit” toward major institutions such as government and the financial sector, which could be holding back the economy. He argued that when investors, employers, policy makers, and consumers are wary of interacting with each other, the economy suffers because of a lack of spending, investment ,and growth. Mr. Hilsenrath also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 2:39 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Foreign and Defense Policy Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign ... Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign policy and national security will be handled in his second term. American Enterprise Institute defense and security policy analyst, Thomas Donnelly said the U.S. has failed to manage global security threats in ways that create a safer environment, and added that this failure is leaving future generations with fewer capabilities to deal with such issues. 2:23 am HT Approx. 29 min. John Morton at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium Sean Morris; John Morton John Morton spoke about human trafficking. He explained Immigration and Customs ... John Morton spoke about human trafficking. He explained Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) victim approach to investigating trafficking crimes with the goal of rescuing as many victims in the sex and slave labor trade as possible. He showed a brief video clip of arrests as he talked about a recent case. He also called for comprehensive immigration reform as a way to get illegal immigrations out of the shadows where they are often preyed upon and forced into sex or labor slavery.
This was part of the “Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium: Transforming the Coalition” held in the Georgetown University Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium by the Institute for the Study of International Migration and Deloitte. This symposium brought together officials from government and business during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month to discuss the challenges in fighting human trafficking.
3:43 am HT Approx. 34 min. LIVE Defense Secretary Confirmation Hearing and State Department Challenges Maren Leed; Pedro Echevarria Maren Leed talked about the defense secretary confirmation hearing for former Senator Chuck Hagel, ... Maren Leed talked about the defense secretary confirmation hearing for former Senator Chuck Hagel, and the most pressing issues facing incoming Secretary of State John Kerry, from budget and cost inflation to international conflicts in places from Afghanistan to Mali. Ms. Leed also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
A promotion for C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicle program on Santa Fe, New Mexico was shown at the end of the program.
4:02 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Libertarian State of the Union Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United ... Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United States. They agreed that President Obama’s executive orders on gun control did not violate the Second Amendment issues and endorsed the immigration proposal submitted the previous day by a bipartisan group of senators. Other topics included the budget deficit and upcoming Supreme Court cases. 2:55 am HT Approx. 40 min. Panel on Human Trafficking Prevention and Prosecution Officials from various government departments spoke about human trafficking. Panelists agreed ... Officials from various government departments spoke about human trafficking. Panelists agreed that the chief aid in fighting human trafficking is through partnering with other federal organizations and non-governmental organizations as well as foreign governments. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Mark Lagon, former director of the State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, moderated.
“Trends and Challenges - AHT prevention, prosecution and protection of victims” was a panel at the “Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium: Transforming the Coalition” held in the Georgetown University Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium by the Institute for the Study of International Migration and Deloitte. This symposium brought together officials from government and business during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month to discuss the challenges in fighting human trafficking.
4:19 am HT Approx. 41 min. LIVE 2012 Earnings for Americans Neil Irwin; Brian Moulton; Pedro Echevarria Brent Moulton and Neil Irwin talked about the 2012 earnings report, the government’s first ... Brent Moulton and Neil Irwin talked about the 2012 earnings report, the government’s first look at how much Americans earned, spent and saved in 2012, trends in personal income, spending and savings, and how Americans have fared since the recession of 2008-09. He also talked about how the government’s fiscal, tax and social policies have affected Americans' financial well-being.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
5:11 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Medicare Reform Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the ... Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the quantity of services provided rather than the health of the patient. Dana Safran in her remarks said trying to find significant health care savings by cutting benefits was a “fool’s errand” and that the effort in her state had shown greater savings could be achieved through the supply side of health services. 3:38 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. U.S.-Israel Relations Former Ambassador to Israel Samuel Lewis, former State Department negotiator Aaron David Miller, ... Former Ambassador to Israel Samuel Lewis, former State Department negotiator Aaron David Miller, and others talked about the relationship between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, the impact of Iran’s nuclear program, and prospects for a peace agreement with Palestinians. Guy Raz moderated. During the program, Natan Sachs was misidentified on screen as Nathan Sachs.
“Allies at Odds: Obama, Netanyahu, and The State of U.S. - Israeli Relations” was part of the National Conversation series at the Wilson Center, co-sponsored by National Public Radio (NPR).
5:02 am HT Approx. 58 min. Secretary Clinton Remarks on America's Role in the World Hillary Clinton; Richard Haass Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about America’s leadership in the world and the ... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about America’s leadership in the world and the need for “smart power” diplomacy to address the changing world. She said the U.S. could not afford to ignore human rights issues and that the global economy and political environment would progress “if women and girls are treated as equals.” On the Middle East, Secretary Clinton said the region would thrive when entrepreneurship prevailed instead of extremism. Following her remarks, she took a few questions from the audience on immigration reform, budget concerns, and the future of the American political system. This was her final address as secretary of state before stepping down the next day. 7:25 am HT Approx. 37 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Senators McCain and Schumer Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and John McCain (R-AZ) discussed the immigration reform proposal ... Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and John McCain (R-AZ) discussed the immigration reform proposal they and six other senators presented earlier in the week. They talked about the process they had been using, some of the issues that could stall the bill as it was being written, the necessity of immigration reform, and the Republican Party’s relationship with Hispanic voters, among other topics.
At the beginning of the program Manu Ragu talked about his Politico story about the immigration reform proposal from the “Gang of Eight” bipartisan senators, who later said that they prefer a name such as “Group of Eight.”
5:03 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. National Rifle Association President David Keene David Cook; David Keene National Rifle Association (NRA) President David Keene talked about gun control legislation at a ... National Rifle Association (NRA) President David Keene talked about gun control legislation at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. He said his organization would withhold judgment on efforts to expand background checks for gun sales until there was actual legislation put forward by Congress. Mr. Keene said some restrictions on large-capacity magazines may pass legal muster in the Courts. He also said the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle should not be on any list of banned assault weapons.
6:01 am HT Approx. 4 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session Andrew Heintz The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 8:02 am HT Approx. 2 hr. LIVE Conflict in Mali Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the ... Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the transition area of Africa between the Sahara Desert in the north and the savanna zone to its south. They covered the history of Mali and described tribal tensions and separatist groups, and the consequences of the fall of Libyan ruler Moammar Qadhafi. They discussed the need for Western intervention to protect European and American interests and the dangers of increased al-Qaeda intervention. They also discussed the competing interests and refugees flowing into the region, the prospects for organizing a legitimate Malian state, and other topics. 6:11 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Immigration Policy and Reform Panelists at the American Enterprise Institute talked about conservative viewpoints on reforming ... Panelists at the American Enterprise Institute talked about conservative viewpoints on reforming the U.S. immigration system. The same week, a bipartisan group of eight Senators had released the outline for a comprehensive immigration reform bill. The proposal included four changes to immigration law including a “tough and but fair” path to citizenship for most of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S.
6:05 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. LIVE Lessons from the 2012 Election, Campaign Workers Presidential and congressional campaign workers talked about the lessons they learned from the ... Presidential and congressional campaign workers talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 elections. The discussed the impact of the Supreme Court Citizens United decision, social media, management of the Obama campaign, and improvements that could be applied to 2014 elections, for which they were already hiring campaign managers. During the audience participation portion they answered questions on the evolving roles of regional political directors and general consultants with the advent of super political action committees (super PACs), the effects of social media and the 24-hour media cycle on making policy, and more.
“The Campaign Operatives” was a panel of “Campaigns and Legislation: Applying Lessons from the 2012 Campaign Cycle to the 113th Congress,” held at the Georgetown Law Center Hart Auditorium.
10:06 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. U.S. Role in Syria Foreign policy specialists talked about the civil war in Syria and the role the U.S. should ... Foreign policy specialists talked about the civil war in Syria and the role the U.S. should play. This event is being hosted by the McCain Institute, which is named after Senator McCain (R-AZ) and is part of Arizona State University. 7:28 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Port Maintenance Alabama, California and Louisiana Port Authority officials testified about the state of U.S. ports ... Alabama, California and Louisiana Port Authority officials testified about the state of U.S. ports and harbors. They urged Congress to change the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) to allow excess funds to be used to update America’s ports and harbors.
7:18 am HT Approx. 30 min. Consumer Confidence and the Economy Jon Hilsenrath; Pedro Echevarria Jon Hilsenrath talked about his Wall Street Journal article on Americans' “trust ... Jon Hilsenrath talked about his Wall Street Journal article on Americans' “trust deficit” toward major institutions such as government and the financial sector, which could be holding back the economy. He argued that when investors, employers, policy makers, and consumers are wary of interacting with each other, the economy suffers because of a lack of spending, investment ,and growth. Mr. Hilsenrath also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 11:39 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Retirement Savings Retirement specialists testified on the state of workers' retirement funds. According to a ... Retirement specialists testified on the state of workers' retirement funds. According to a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee study, the difference between what Americans had saved for retirement and what they should have was $6.6 trillion, and half the population had under $10,000 in savings. Committee Chair Harkin spoke about his proposal for a privately retirement plan that would make it easier for employers to offer retirement plans without additional risk. Witnesses recommended automatic enrollments in work-based plans and increased contributions, especially as people age. Other topics included simplifying the system and financial literacy education. 9:23 am HT Approx. 1 min. Women in Combat, Past Integration Efforts Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and ... Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and comment on the Pentagon recently lifting its ban on women in combat. They were joined by women who’ve served in Canadian and Norwegian military. The event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
7:49 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. LIVE Lessons from the 2012 Election, Interest Groups Representatives of interest group talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 ... Representatives of interest group talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 election. Glen Caroline said that recent gun control legislation proposals in Congress had increased National Rifle Association membership and predicted the votes of Second Amendment supporters would affect 2014 elections. Other topics included the tea party movement and independent voters, the impact of environmental concerns on the 2012 election results, and possible differences between the 112th and 113th Congresses. The program included questions from audience members.
“The Interest Groups” was a panel of “Campaigns and Legislation: Applying Lessons from the 2012 Campaign Cycle to the 113th Congress,” held at the Georgetown Law Center Hart Auditorium.
1:10 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Foreign and Defense Policy Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign ... Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign policy and national security will be handled in his second term. American Enterprise Institute defense and security policy analyst, Thomas Donnelly said the U.S. has failed to manage global security threats in ways that create a safer environment, and added that this failure is leaving future generations with fewer capabilities to deal with such issues. 9:27 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Access to Primary Heath Care Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase ... Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase Americans' access to primary care doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimated that the U.S. would have a shortage of approximately 21,000 primary care physicians in 2015, with the shortfall projected to further increase as the number of primary care medical students continued to decline and 30 million Americans became eligible for heath care under the Affordable Care Act. Among the issues discussed were Medicare reimbursement rates, changing the culture of medical schools to encourage students into primary health care, and forgiveness of some of the medical school loan debt accrued by primary care practitioners.
9:03 am HT Approx. 1 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey “an act of terror” but said that no one yet knew who was responsible or the motivation. He also addressed such topics as Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing for defense secretary, the January employment report, and Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s resignation decision. 2:33 pm HT Approx. 26 min. Luis CdeBaca at Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium Luis CdeBaca Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, ambassador at large for the State Department’s U.S. Office to ... Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, ambassador at large for the State Department’s U.S. Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, spoke about human trafficking.
This was part of the “Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium: Transforming the Coalition” held in the Georgetown University Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium by the Institute for the Study of International Migration and Deloitte. This symposium brought together officials from government and business during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month to discuss the challenges in fighting human trafficking.
11:24 am HT Approx. 3 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey “an act of terror” but said that no one yet knew who was responsible or the motivation. He also addressed such topics as Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing for defense secretary, the January employment report, and Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s resignation decision.
9:05 am HT Approx. 24 min. Open Phones Pedro Echevarria Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state. February 1 was her last day in the position. 3:01 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 18 min. National Black Caucus of State Legislators Annual Conference Analysts from the fields of education, race relations, politics and law enforcement talked about ... Analysts from the fields of education, race relations, politics and law enforcement talked about institutional bias and racism, and recommendations for addressing it within the educational and criminal justice systems. This event was the closing plenary session of the annual legislative conference of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators held in Washington, DC. It was moderated by author, professor and radio talk show host Michael Eric Dyson. 11:30 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Medicare Reform Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the ... Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the quantity of services provided rather than the health of the patient. Dana Safran in her remarks said trying to find significant health care savings by cutting benefits was a “fool’s errand” and that the effort in her state had shown greater savings could be achieved through the supply side of health services.
9:30 am HT Approx. 14 min. LIVE Secretary of State Clinton's Farewell Remarks to Staff Hillary Clinton Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her ... Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her position. She said that she was very proud of the work during her tenure to elevate diplomacy and development and was more optimistic than when she began four years before. 5:21 pm HT Approx. 50 min. Consumer Confidence and the Economy Jon Hilsenrath; Pedro Echevarria Jon Hilsenrath talked about his Wall Street Journal article on Americans' “trust ... Jon Hilsenrath talked about his Wall Street Journal article on Americans' “trust deficit” toward major institutions such as government and the financial sector, which could be holding back the economy. He argued that when investors, employers, policy makers, and consumers are wary of interacting with each other, the economy suffers because of a lack of spending, investment ,and growth. Mr. Hilsenrath also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 1:40 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. U.S.-China Relations Kurt Campbell talked about relations between the United States and China. He said there will ... Kurt Campbell talked about relations between the United States and China. He said there will be “areas of miscommunication and disagreement” between the two countries but that a “sustained dialogue” would be the “prescription” to their relationship. The Assistant Secretary took questions from David Sanger, New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent, and from others in the audience.
9:45 am HT Approx. 1 min. Women in Combat, Past Integration Efforts Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and ... Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and comment on the Pentagon recently lifting its ban on women in combat. They were joined by women who’ve served in Canadian and Norwegian military. The event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network. 6:16 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Economy and Domestic Workers Panelists talked about the impact on the economy of domestic workers, the majority of whom are ... Panelists talked about the impact on the economy of domestic workers, the majority of whom are immigrants. They also discussed the challenges and opportunities specific to this group because these types of jobs are largely unregulated. Topics included health and safety, benefits, and the need for increased awareness of this type of work and strong standards and regulations. 
“Domestic workers” are individuals employed in homes to care for children, the elderly, or the disabled.
3:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. Conflict in Mali Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the ... Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the transition area of Africa between the Sahara Desert in the north and the savanna zone to its south. They covered the history of Mali and described tribal tensions and separatist groups, and the consequences of the fall of Libyan ruler Moammar Qadhafi. They discussed the need for Western intervention to protect European and American interests and the dangers of increased al-Qaeda intervention. They also discussed the competing interests and refugees flowing into the region, the prospects for organizing a legitimate Malian state, and other topics.
9:48 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. National Rifle Association President David Keene David Cook; David Keene National Rifle Association (NRA) President David Keene talked about gun control legislation at a ... National Rifle Association (NRA) President David Keene talked about gun control legislation at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. He said his organization would withhold judgment on efforts to expand background checks for gun sales until there was actual legislation put forward by Congress. Mr. Keene said some restrictions on large-capacity magazines may pass legal muster in the Courts. He also said the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle should not be on any list of banned assault weapons. 7:37 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 18 min. National Black Caucus of State Legislators Annual Conference Analysts from the fields of education, race relations, politics and law enforcement talked about ... Analysts from the fields of education, race relations, politics and law enforcement talked about institutional bias and racism, and recommendations for addressing it within the educational and criminal justice systems. This event was the closing plenary session of the annual legislative conference of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators held in Washington, DC. It was moderated by author, professor and radio talk show host Michael Eric Dyson. 5:02 pm HT Approx. 30 min. National Medal Recipients Barack Obama President Obama honored the recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of ... President Obama honored the recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. In remarks, the President said “our future as a nation depends on keeping that spirit of curiosity and innovation alive in our time.” These are the highest honors bestowed by the U.S. government upon scientists, engineers, and inventors. The ceremony took place in the East Room of the White House.
10:54 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Immigration Policy and Reform Panelists at the American Enterprise Institute talked about conservative viewpoints on reforming ... Panelists at the American Enterprise Institute talked about conservative viewpoints on reforming the U.S. immigration system. The same week, a bipartisan group of eight Senators had released the outline for a comprehensive immigration reform bill. The proposal included four changes to immigration law including a “tough and but fair” path to citizenship for most of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S. 9:58 pm HT Approx. 50 min. Consumer Confidence and the Economy Jon Hilsenrath; Pedro Echevarria Jon Hilsenrath talked about his Wall Street Journal article on Americans' “trust ... Jon Hilsenrath talked about his Wall Street Journal article on Americans' “trust deficit” toward major institutions such as government and the financial sector, which could be holding back the economy. He argued that when investors, employers, policy makers, and consumers are wary of interacting with each other, the economy suffers because of a lack of spending, investment ,and growth. Mr. Hilsenrath also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 5:33 pm HT Approx. 28 min. Senator Ron Wyden on Global Internet Ronald Wyden Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) talked about ways to promote technological advances and economic growth ... Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) talked about ways to promote technological advances and economic growth through a free and open global Internet.
This was part of the Innovation Policy Summit held during the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas. 
12:10 pm HT Approx. 58 min. Secretary Clinton Remarks on America's Role in the World Hillary Clinton; Richard Haass Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about America’s leadership in the world and the ... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about America’s leadership in the world and the need for “smart power” diplomacy to address the changing world. She said the U.S. could not afford to ignore human rights issues and that the global economy and political environment would progress “if women and girls are treated as equals.” On the Middle East, Secretary Clinton said the region would thrive when entrepreneurship prevailed instead of extremism. Following her remarks, she took a few questions from the audience on immigration reform, budget concerns, and the future of the American political system. This was her final address as secretary of state before stepping down the next day. 10:52 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Economy and Domestic Workers Panelists talked about the impact on the economy of domestic workers, the majority of whom are ... Panelists talked about the impact on the economy of domestic workers, the majority of whom are immigrants. They also discussed the challenges and opportunities specific to this group because these types of jobs are largely unregulated. Topics included health and safety, benefits, and the need for increased awareness of this type of work and strong standards and regulations. 
“Domestic workers” are individuals employed in homes to care for children, the elderly, or the disabled.
6:02 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 57 min. Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 1 Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of defense. Among the ... Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and votes on military operations, U.S. relations with Israel, projected Defense Department budget cuts, service by openly gay and lesbian personnel, Iranian nuclear development programs, and future roles for the U.S. military.
He was introduced at the hearing by former Senators John Warner (R-VA) and Sam Nunn (D-NC).
1:09 pm HT Approx. 15 min. Secretary of State Clinton's Farewell Remarks to Staff Hillary Clinton Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her ... Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her position. She said that she was very proud of the work during her tenure to elevate diplomacy and development and was more optimistic than when she began four years before. 12:13 am HT Approx. 25 min. Alaska State of the State Address Sean Parnell Governor Sean Parnell gave his annual state of the state address before a joint session of the ... Governor Sean Parnell gave his annual state of the state address before a joint session of the legislature in the House chamber, urging the lawmakers to make wise political decisions to strengthen Alaska. 9:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. Conflict in Mali Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the ... Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the transition area of Africa between the Sahara Desert in the north and the savanna zone to its south. They covered the history of Mali and described tribal tensions and separatist groups, and the consequences of the fall of Libyan ruler Moammar Qadhafi. They discussed the need for Western intervention to protect European and American interests and the dangers of increased al-Qaeda intervention. They also discussed the competing interests and refugees flowing into the region, the prospects for organizing a legitimate Malian state, and other topics.
1:25 pm HT Approx. 15 min. State Department Daily Briefing Victoria Nuland Victoria Nuland briefed reporters on the embassy bombing in Turkey. She also talked about the ... Victoria Nuland briefed reporters on the embassy bombing in Turkey. She also talked about the activities of Secretary Hillary Clinton on her last day, during which a private ceremony would be held to swear in Secretary John Kerry.
This is a portion of the daily briefing.
12:39 am HT Approx. 53 min. Missouri State of the State Address Peter Kinder; Jay Nixon Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the ... Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) delivered his state of the state address to a joint session in the Missouri House of Representatives chamber in the state Capitol. 11:02 pm HT Approx. 30 min. National Medal Recipients Barack Obama President Obama honored the recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of ... President Obama honored the recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. In remarks, the President said “our future as a nation depends on keeping that spirit of curiosity and innovation alive in our time.” These are the highest honors bestowed by the U.S. government upon scientists, engineers, and inventors. The ceremony took place in the East Room of the White House.
1:42 pm HT Approx. 3 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey “an act of terror” but said that no one yet knew who was responsible or the motivation. He also addressed such topics as Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing for defense secretary, the January employment report, and Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s resignation decision. 1:33 am HT Approx. 43 min. Nevada State of the State Address Brian Sandoval Governor Brian Sandoval gave the annual state of the state address in the Nevada State House in ... Governor Brian Sandoval gave the annual state of the state address in the Nevada State House in Carson City. He touted job growth in the state, and spoke in depth about his plans to improve education in the state. 
Courtesy of Nevada Broadcasters Association.
11:33 pm HT Approx. 28 min. Senator Ron Wyden on Global Internet Ronald Wyden Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) talked about ways to promote technological advances and economic growth ... Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) talked about ways to promote technological advances and economic growth through a free and open global Internet.
This was part of the Innovation Policy Summit held during the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas. 
1:46 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Lessons from the 2012 Election, Interest Groups Representatives of interest group talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 ... Representatives of interest group talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 election. Glen Caroline said that recent gun control legislation proposals in Congress had increased National Rifle Association membership and predicted the votes of Second Amendment supporters would affect 2014 elections. Other topics included the tea party movement and independent voters, the impact of environmental concerns on the 2012 election results, and possible differences between the 112th and 113th Congresses. The program included questions from audience members.
“The Interest Groups” was a panel of “Campaigns and Legislation: Applying Lessons from the 2012 Campaign Cycle to the 113th Congress,” held at the Georgetown Law Center Hart Auditorium.
12:02 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 57 min. Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 1 Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of defense. Among the ... Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and votes on military operations, U.S. relations with Israel, projected Defense Department budget cuts, service by openly gay and lesbian personnel, Iranian nuclear development programs, and future roles for the U.S. military.
He was introduced at the hearing by former Senators John Warner (R-VA) and Sam Nunn (D-NC).
3:01 pm HT Approx. 14 min. Secretary of State Clinton's Farewell Remarks to Staff Hillary Clinton Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her ... Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her position. She said that she was very proud of the work during her tenure to elevate diplomacy and development and was more optimistic than when she began four years before.
3:17 pm HT Approx. 45 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey “an act of terror” but said that no one yet knew who was responsible or the motivation. He also addressed such topics as Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing for defense secretary, the January employment report, and Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s resignation decision.
4:03 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. Women in Combat, Past Integration Efforts Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and ... Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and comment on the Pentagon recently lifting its ban on women in combat. They were joined by women who’ve served in Canadian and Norwegian military. The event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
5:08 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Annual Economic Forecast Economic advisers to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama talked about the future of the ... Economic advisers to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama talked about the future of the U.S. economy, health care, education, and entitlement policies. They responded to questions from the audience.
6:16 pm HT Approx. 15 min. Secretary of State Clinton's Farewell Remarks to Staff Hillary Clinton Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her ... Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her position. She said that she was very proud of the work during her tenure to elevate diplomacy and development and was more optimistic than when she began four years before.
6:34 pm HT Approx. 45 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. ... Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He called the bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey “an act of terror” but said that no one yet knew who was responsible or the motivation. He also addressed such topics as Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing for defense secretary, the January employment report, and Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s resignation decision.
7:22 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. Women in Combat, Past Integration Efforts Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and ... Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and comment on the Pentagon recently lifting its ban on women in combat. They were joined by women who’ve served in Canadian and Norwegian military. The event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
8:25 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Annual Economic Forecast Economic advisers to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama talked about the future of the ... Economic advisers to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama talked about the future of the U.S. economy, health care, education, and entitlement policies. They responded to questions from the audience.
9:34 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Lessons from the 2012 Election, Interest Groups Representatives of interest group talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 ... Representatives of interest group talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 election. Glen Caroline said that recent gun control legislation proposals in Congress had increased National Rifle Association membership and predicted the votes of Second Amendment supporters would affect 2014 elections. Other topics included the tea party movement and independent voters, the impact of environmental concerns on the 2012 election results, and possible differences between the 112th and 113th Congresses. The program included questions from audience members.
“The Interest Groups” was a panel of “Campaigns and Legislation: Applying Lessons from the 2012 Campaign Cycle to the 113th Congress,” held at the Georgetown Law Center Hart Auditorium.
10:50 pm HT Approx. 49 min. Women Who Have Served in Combat American women who served in the military in Iraq and Afghanistan talked about their experiences ... American women who served in the military in Iraq and Afghanistan talked about their experiences and commented on the Pentagon’s recent lifting of the ban on women in combat. The event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
11:40 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. Women in Combat, Past Integration Efforts Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and ... Women who’ve served in the U.S. military discuss their experiences and challenges, and comment on the Pentagon recently lifting its ban on women in combat. They were joined by women who’ve served in Canadian and Norwegian military. The event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
12:41 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Women in Combat, Implications of Full Integration Panelists talked about the implications of the removal of the ban on women in ... Panelists talked about the implications of the removal of the ban on women in combat. Panelists included an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued the Pentagon over the ban, a law professor, and a legislative assistant who gave the congressional perspective. T he event was hosted by the Stockholm Institute and the Service Women’s Action Network.
1:44 am HT Approx. 14 min. Secretary of State Clinton's Farewell Remarks to Staff Hillary Clinton Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her ... Secretary Clinton made farewell remarks to State Department staff on the final day in her position. She said that she was very proud of the work during her tenure to elevate diplomacy and development and was more optimistic than when she began four years before.