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1:00 am HT Approx. 51 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for comments on U.S.-Russia relations as Edward Snowden, who leaked ... Telephone lines were open for comments on U.S.-Russia relations as Edward Snowden, who leaked information about National Security Agency surveillance programs, was last seen in Moscow. The Russian government when asked by the State Department to extradite Mr. Snowden to the U.S. said they had no legal authority to detain him. 12:15 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Book Discussion on An Act of Congress Robert Kaiser talked about his book, Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution ... Robert Kaiser talked about his book, Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn’t, in which he recounts the struggle to pass the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act following the 2008 economic collapse. Mr. Kaiser, who covered the legislative process for the Washington Post, talked about the major players who impacted the legislation and discussed what he learned about the workings of the U.S. Congress. During this event, Mr. Kaiser was joined by former senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and Brookings Institution senior fellow Thomas Mann. The discussion was moderated by Brookings Institution senior fellow and Washington Post columnist, E.J. Dionne. 11:45 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. World War II and New York City Kenneth Jackson; Mike Wallace Mike Wallace and Kenneth Jackson talked about the important role played by New York City during ... Mike Wallace and Kenneth Jackson talked about the important role played by New York City during World War II and its aftermath. Mr. Wallace argued that the city was the center of political action and thought during the era, and that New Yorkers views on racism inspired their hatred of fascism in Western Europe. Mr. Jackson spoke about the social and industrial impact of World War II within the city and how New York was major producer of equipment for the war effort.
1:52 am HT Approx. 42 min. LIVE President Obama's Second Term Agenda Jonathan Alter; Nancy Calo; Libby Casey Jonathan Alter talked about his book, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies on President ... Jonathan Alter talked about his book, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies on President Obama’s second term agenda and lessons learned during the 2012 campaign. The book shares stories from the campaign and previews the final four years of the Obama presidency. Mr. Alter also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
2:00 am HT Approx. 24 min. Communicators with Pat Esser and John Skipper Patrick Esser; John Skipper; Peter Slen Pat Esser and John Skipper talked about new products and services available through their ... Pat Esser and John Skipper talked about new products and services available through their respective Cox Communications and ESPN companies at the Cable Show in Washington, D.C. They also discussed issues relevant to the cable industry such as consumer privacy, regulatory concerns. and the future of their industry. 2:41 am HT Approx. 19 min. 2013 Medicare Trustee Report Two Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees members testified on the 2013 Medicare ... Two Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees members testified on the 2013 Medicare Trustees Report, specifically on the program’s financial status and changes from the Trustees' previous reports. They told committee members that the sooner Congress took action to make Medicare fiscally sustainable in the long-term, the better for all beneficiaries.
2:37 am HT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Health Care Law Implementation Nancy Calo; David Gruber; Libby Casey David Gruber talked about his recent report warning that “safety net hospitals” may be ... David Gruber talked about his recent report warning that “safety net hospitals” may be hurt financially by the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

This program was part of a Washington Journal-Kaiser Health News periodic Monday series on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
2:26 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Internet Caucus on Privacy The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee spoke about privacy law and technology ... The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee spoke about privacy law and technology following the recent leaks of information about a NSA program collecting vast amounts of metadata including phone and email records. 3:03 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. LIVE Student Financial Aid, Part 1 Panelists talked about the history and development of student financial aid policies over the ... Panelists talked about the history and development of student financial aid policies over the preceding 50 years and what improvements were needed to better benefit students and families. Daniel Madzelan presented his paper, “The Politics of Student Aid,” and David Mundel presented “Building a Foundation of 'Actionable Knowledge': Research that Can Improve the Performance of Federal Student Aid Policies.” They then were joined in a discussion by Sandy Baum and Diane Auer Jones. Sara Goldrick-Rab moderated. The program was opened by a presentation from Andrew Kelly during which he used slides.
“Back to the future: Lessons from a half-century of financial aid policy” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
3:23 am HT Approx. 37 min. LIVE Gerald Shur on Witness Protection Program Libby Casey; Gerald Shur Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is ... Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is accepted into the witness protection program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included security risks for those in the program, and the services provided and paid for with taxpayer money.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
3:32 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Congress and Cell Phone Unlocking FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai gave the keynote address at a forum un cell phone ... FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai gave the keynote address at a forum un cell phone “unlocking,” a prohibited practice that could allow consumers to re-use phones once their service contract ends. 4:47 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. LIVE Student Financial Aid, Part 2 Panelists talked about the difficulties in navigating the opportunities for student financial aid ... Panelists talked about the difficulties in navigating the opportunities for student financial aid assistance. Rodney Andrews presented his paper, “The Promise of ‘Promise’ Programs,” and Regina Deil-Amen presented her paper, “From FAFSA to Facebook: The Role of Technology in Navigating the Financial Aid Process.” They used slides during their presentations and then were joined in a discussion by Justin Draeger and Ed Pacchetti. Andrew Kelly moderated.
“Beyond simplification: New approaches to access” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
4:02 am HT Approx. 39 min. President Obama's Second Term Agenda Jonathan Alter; Nancy Calo; Libby Casey Jonathan Alter talked about his book, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies on President ... Jonathan Alter talked about his book, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies on President Obama’s second term agenda and lessons learned during the 2012 campaign. The book shares stories from the campaign and previews the final four years of the Obama presidency. Mr. Alter also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
4:57 am HT Approx. 26 min. Arne Sorenson Remarks Alan Murray; Arne Sorenson Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson talked about the U.S. economy, tax reform, ... Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson talked about the U.S. economy, tax reform, hotel industry trends, immigration reform, and his company’s new business strategies. He was interviewed by Alan Murray and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Up the Ladder: Making the Move from CFO to CEO” was part of the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
6:07 am HT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Republican Address John Kline House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) delivered the weekly ... House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) delivered the weekly Republican address. He urged President Obama to demonstrate leadership in the student loan interest rate debate and encouraged the Senate to take action.
4:44 am HT Approx. 2 min. LIVE Supreme Court Sights and Sounds Live scenes were shown from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court as the court’s activities ... Live scenes were shown from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court as the court’s activities were reported. 5:24 am HT Approx. 33 min. Tax Code Reform John Bussey; Sander Levin; David Wessel Representative Sandy Levin (D-MI), ranking member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, talked ... Representative Sandy Levin (D-MI), ranking member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, talked about tax reform legislation. He said there was a slim chance that the Congress would pass a bill overhauling the tax code, but the effort would only be successful if there were more bipartisan interaction. Issues discussed included taxing overseas profits and eliminating popular tax deductions. He was interviewed by David Wessel, with the assistance of John Bussey, and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Taxes: They’re Headed for Change. The View from Capitol Hill” was part of the Wall Street Journal's CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
6:09 am HT Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Representative Joe Courtney Representative Joe Courtney (D-NY) talked about the student loan interest rates, which were set to ... Representative Joe Courtney (D-NY) talked about the student loan interest rates, which were set to double on unless Congress acted to halt the increase.*He also discussed student loan proposals, the politics of student loans, efforts to reauthorize No Child Left Behind, and other issues.
4:50 am HT Approx. 9 min. Cybersecurity Protection Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at a discussion of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at a discussion of cybersecurity and infrastructure. She outlined the Obama administration’s policies on cybersecurity and how the public sector can partner with the federal government on the issue. She said the fast-growing threat against the U.S. was cyber attacks, and that her department was continuing to implement cybersecurity policies while respecting the public’s civil liberties and private information. Afterward panelists talked about the secretary’s remarks. 5:59 am HT Approx. 7 hr. 44 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate resumed consideration of S 744, the immigration bill.
*At 5:30pm, the Senate will ...
The Senate resumed consideration of S 744, the immigration bill.
*At 5:30pm, the Senate will take a cloture vote on the Leahy amendment #1183, which was modified with the text of the Corker-Hoeven border security language.
*At a time to be determined, the Senate will debate each of the following executive nominations for up to 30 mins each, followed by confirmation votes:
-Anthony Foxx to be Secretary of Transportation
-Penny Pritzker to be Secretary of Commerce
6:41 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. LIVE Student Financial Aid, Part 3 Panelists talked about the re-examining the current system of student financial aid, focusing on ... Panelists talked about the re-examining the current system of student financial aid, focusing on grants. Sara Goldrick-Rab presented her paper, “Making College Affordable: Rethinking Voucher-Driven Approaches to Federal Student Aid,” Lashawn Richburg-Hayes presented, “Incentivizing Success: Lessons from Experimenting with Incentive-Based Grants,” and Lesley Turner presented “Rethinking Institutional Aid: Implications for Affordability, Access, and the Effectiveness of Federal Student Aid.” They used slides during there presentations and then were joined in a discussion by Bob Shireman. Andrew Kelly moderated. 
“Rethinking grant aid” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
5:00 am HT Approx. 3 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session Patrick Conroy; Andy Harris 1:45 pm HT Approx. 16 min. Business Leaders on the Senate Immigration Bill Business leaders spoke to reporters after a meeting with President Obama at the White House to ... Business leaders spoke to reporters after a meeting with President Obama at the White House to discuss the current immigration policy bill being debated in the Senate. They were mainly immigrants, or the children of immigrants, and entrepreneurs. There were also comments about the Farm Bill. 8:18 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. LIVE Student Financial Aid, Part 4 Panelists examined the idea of income-based student loan repayment plans. Issues included ... Panelists examined the idea of income-based student loan repayment plans. Issues included default rates and the potential positive and negative impacts of holding universities accountable for student outcomes. Nicholas Hillman presented his paper,"Reforming Repayment: Using Income-Related Loans to Reduce Default," and Robert Sheets presented, “Managing Risk, Reaping Reward: Redesigning Federal Student Loan Policy to Improve Performance in Higher Education.” They used slides during there presentations and then were joined in a discussion by Debbie Cochrane and Miguel Palacios.*Sara Goldrick-Rab moderated.*
“Smarter student loan policies: Innovations in lending, borrowing, and repayment” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
5:03 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Cybersecurity Protection Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at a discussion of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at a discussion of cybersecurity and infrastructure. She outlined the Obama administration’s policies on cybersecurity and how the public sector can partner with the federal government on the issue. She said the fast-growing threat against the U.S. was cyber attacks, and that her department was continuing to implement cybersecurity policies while respecting the public’s civil liberties and private information. Afterward panelists talked about the secretary’s remarks. 2:01 pm HT Approx. 24 min. Communicators with Pat Esser and John Skipper Patrick Esser; John Skipper; Peter Slen Pat Esser and John Skipper talked about new products and services available through their ... Pat Esser and John Skipper talked about new products and services available through their respective Cox Communications and ESPN companies at the Cable Show in Washington, D.C. They also discussed issues relevant to the cable industry such as consumer privacy, regulatory concerns. and the future of their industry. 9:48 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. LIVE Student Financial Aid, Part 5 Student financial aid experts discussed reforming the system. Andrew Kelly ... Student financial aid experts discussed reforming the system. Andrew Kelly moderated.
“Looking ahead: Financial aid reform” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
6:16 am HT Approx. 42 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing James Carney At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily ... At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor accused of leaking information to the press about the agency’s surveillance programs. He said that China made a “deliberate choice” in releasing Mr. Snowden from Hong Kong, calling the actions of the Chinese government a “serious setback” in U.S.-China relations. 2:29 pm HT Approx. 47 min. Senator Jeff Sessions on Corker Immigration Amendment One of the authors of the “Border Surge Amendment,” Republican Bob Corker (TN), ... One of the authors of the “Border Surge Amendment,” Republican Bob Corker (TN), debated the measures with fellow Republican Jeff Sessions (AL), who was against the plan. 
The “Border Surge” amendment to the Immigration Bill was announced Friday, June 21, 2013. It would double the number of border agents and the size of the fence on the southern border. It would also add drones and electronic surveillance along the border. Once those measures were in place, then the Homeland Security Department could begin offering provisional green cards to illegal immigrants who meet certain criteria.
11:05 am HT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily ... At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor accused of leaking information to the press about the agency’s surveillance programs. He said that China made a “deliberate choice” in releasing Mr. Snowden from Hong Kong, calling the actions of the Chinese government a “serious setback” in U.S.-China relations.
7:01 am HT Approx. 37 min. Gerald Shur on Witness Protection Program Libby Casey; Gerald Shur Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is ... Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is accepted into the witness protection program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included security risks for those in the program, and the services provided and paid for with taxpayer money.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
3:18 pm HT Approx. 37 min. Gerald Shur on Witness Protection Program Libby Casey; Gerald Shur Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is ... Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is accepted into the witness protection program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included security risks for those in the program, and the services provided and paid for with taxpayer money.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
11:09 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Government Services Administration Nomination Hearing The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Services Committee heard testimony on the nomination ... The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Services Committee heard testimony on the nomination of Daniel Tangherlini to be administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA). Senators questioned the nominee on two recent Inspectors General reports involving GSA contracting issues and employee conferences.
7:41 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in ... A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The ceremony included invocations, color guard, and the U.S. Army Chorus. One of the speakers was his great-great-granddaughter, Nettie Washington Douglass.
The statue is the only one allotted to the District of Columbia. In remarks, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said D.C. residents deserved full statehood. Frederick Douglass lived in Washington, D.C., for 23 years and was an advocate for D.C. congressional voting rights and self-governance.
3:58 pm HT Approx. 1 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily ... At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor accused of leaking information to the press about the agency’s surveillance programs. He said that China made a “deliberate choice” in releasing Mr. Snowden from Hong Kong, calling the actions of the Chinese government a “serious setback” in U.S.-China relations. 12:29 pm HT Approx. 33 min. Tax Code Reform John Bussey; Sander Levin; David Wessel Representative Sandy Levin (D-MI), ranking member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, talked ... Representative Sandy Levin (D-MI), ranking member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, talked about tax reform legislation. He said there was a slim chance that the Congress would pass a bill overhauling the tax code, but the effort would only be successful if there were more bipartisan interaction. Issues discussed included taxing overseas profits and eliminating popular tax deductions. He was interviewed by David Wessel, with the assistance of John Bussey, and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Taxes: They’re Headed for Change. The View from Capitol Hill” was part of the Wall Street Journal's CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
8:50 am HT Approx. 40 min. Cybersecurity for Businesses Richard Bejtlich; John Bussey; Michael Daniel Panelists talked about cyber security for U.S. businesses. Topics included cyber security ... Panelists talked about cyber security for U.S. businesses. Topics included cyber security legislation and National Security Agency data collection programs. They were interviewed on stage by John Bussey and also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Cyber Security: The Experts' View of How to Battle the Threat” was the luncheon program of the Wall Street Journal's CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
4:00 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 20 min. Federal Bureau of Investigation Operations and NSA Surveillance Programs FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of the Federal Bureau of ... FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation which focused on National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs. In his testimony he outlined several instances in which the surveillance program had assisted the bureau’s investigations and thwarted terrorist plots. Senators also questioned him on the use of drones, the Boston Marathon bombings, the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the Guantanamo detention facility. 1:03 pm HT Approx. 28 min. Energy Supply John Bussey; Daniel Poneman; Daniel Yergin Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman and IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates Chair Daniel ... Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman and IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates Chair Daniel Yergin talked about the energy supply. Topics included oil and natural gas production, energy efficiency goals, renewable energy, and environmental concerns. They were interviewed by John Bussey and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Energy: How America’s Big New Gas and Oil Supplies May Change Geopolitics and the Bottom Line” was part of the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
9:31 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LIVE U.S.-Mexico Relations Experts in U.S.-Mexico relations talked about the Mexican President Peña Nieto’s shifting ... Experts in U.S.-Mexico relations talked about the Mexican President Peña Nieto’s shifting strategy for security in his country, and ways the United States and Mexico can work together to curb drug violence on both sides of the border. 6:22 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Supreme Court Ruling on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Gloria Browne-Marshall Gloria Browne-Marshall explained the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at ... Gloria Browne-Marshall explained the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, which challenged the school’s use of race in its undergraduate selection process. 1:34 pm HT Approx. 24 min. Securities and Exchange Commission John Bussey; Francesco Guerrera; Mary White Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Mary Jo White talked about the structure and ... Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Mary Jo White talked about the structure and processes at the commission. She said one of her highest priorities was to complete the Dodd-Frank rule-making process as quickly as possible, including the Volcker rule placing restrictions on banks. She was interviewed by Francesco Guerrera, with the assistance of John Bussey, and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Securities and Exchange Commission, Change at the Top: What’s in Store for Disclosure and Accounting Rules?” was part of the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
11:06 am HT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily ... At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor accused of leaking information to the press about the agency’s surveillance programs. He said that China made a “deliberate choice” in releasing Mr. Snowden from Hong Kong, calling the actions of the Chinese government a “serious setback” in U.S.-China relations. 6:26 pm HT Approx. 46 min. Senator Jeff Sessions on Corker Immigration Amendment One of the authors of the “Border Surge Amendment,” Republican Bob Corker (TN), ... One of the authors of the “Border Surge Amendment,” Republican Bob Corker (TN), debated the measures with fellow Republican Jeff Sessions (AL), who was against the plan. 
The “Border Surge” amendment to the Immigration Bill was announced Friday, June 21, 2013. It would double the number of border agents and the size of the fence on the southern border. It would also add drones and electronic surveillance along the border. Once those measures were in place, then the Homeland Security Department could begin offering provisional green cards to illegal immigrants who meet certain criteria.
2:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Student Financial Aid, Part 1 Panelists talked about the history and development of student financial aid policies over the ... Panelists talked about the history and development of student financial aid policies over the preceding 50 years and what improvements were needed to better benefit students and families. Daniel Madzelan presented his paper, “The Politics of Student Aid,” and David Mundel presented “Building a Foundation of 'Actionable Knowledge': Research that Can Improve the Performance of Federal Student Aid Policies.” They then were joined in a discussion by Sandy Baum and Diane Auer Jones. Sara Goldrick-Rab moderated. The program was opened by a presentation from Andrew Kelly during which he used slides.
“Back to the future: Lessons from a half-century of financial aid policy” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
11:12 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case on affirmative action policies in higher education. 
This program contained the audio recording released by the court.*Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke.*Justice Thomas did not speak.*
Justice Kagan did not take part in the case.
The Supreme Court decided 7-1 to send the case back to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for further review. Justice Kennedy in his opinion for the Court wrote that the university’s program must be narrowly tailored enough “to prove race-neutral alternatives would not produce the "educational benefits of diversity.” Justice Ginsberg dissented.
7:17 pm HT Approx. 37 min. Gerald Shur on Witness Protection Program Libby Casey; Gerald Shur Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is ... Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is accepted into the witness protection program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included security risks for those in the program, and the services provided and paid for with taxpayer money.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
3:30 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Student Financial Aid, Part 2 Panelists talked about the difficulties in navigating the opportunities for student financial aid ... Panelists talked about the difficulties in navigating the opportunities for student financial aid assistance. Rodney Andrews presented his paper, “The Promise of ‘Promise’ Programs,” and Regina Deil-Amen presented her paper, “From FAFSA to Facebook: The Role of Technology in Navigating the Financial Aid Process.” They used slides during their presentations and then were joined in a discussion by Justin Draeger and Ed Pacchetti. Andrew Kelly moderated.
“Beyond simplification: New approaches to access” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
12:32 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Supreme Court Ruling on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Gloria Browne-Marshall Gloria Browne-Marshall explained the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at ... Gloria Browne-Marshall explained the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, which challenged the school’s use of race in its undergraduate selection process. 7:55 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Supreme Court Ruling on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Gloria Browne-Marshall Gloria Browne-Marshall explained the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at ... Gloria Browne-Marshall explained the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, which challenged the school’s use of race in its undergraduate selection process. 4:48 pm HT Approx. 30 min. Alan Greenspan Remarks Alan Greenspan; Jon Hilsenrath Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan spoke about his view of the economic recovery and his ... Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan spoke about his view of the economic recovery and his tenure as the head of the central bank. He was interviewed by Jon Hilsenrath and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Global Liquidity: Are Central Banks Sowing the Seeds of the Next Crisis?” was part of the Wall Street Journal's CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
12:40 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Student Financial Aid, Part 2 Panelists talked about the difficulties in navigating the opportunities for student financial aid ... Panelists talked about the difficulties in navigating the opportunities for student financial aid assistance. Rodney Andrews presented his paper, “The Promise of ‘Promise’ Programs,” and Regina Deil-Amen presented her paper, “From FAFSA to Facebook: The Role of Technology in Navigating the Financial Aid Process.” They used slides during their presentations and then were joined in a discussion by Justin Draeger and Ed Pacchetti. Andrew Kelly moderated.
“Beyond simplification: New approaches to access” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
7:59 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in ... A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The ceremony included invocations, color guard, and the U.S. Army Chorus. One of the speakers was his great-great-granddaughter, Nettie Washington Douglass.
The statue is the only one allotted to the District of Columbia. In remarks, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said D.C. residents deserved full statehood. Frederick Douglass lived in Washington, D.C., for 23 years and was an advocate for D.C. congressional voting rights and self-governance.
5:19 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Nelson on NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) spoke on the Senate floor about the attempts of former National ... Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) spoke on the Senate floor about the attempts of former National Security Agency (NSA) employee Edward Snowden, who leaked details of classified programs, to seek asylum in foreign countries and the resulting opportunities for other countries to obtain further classifies information.
2:00 pm HT Approx. 41 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily ... At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor accused of leaking information to the press about the agency’s surveillance programs. He said that China made a “deliberate choice” in releasing Mr. Snowden from Hong Kong, calling the actions of the Chinese government a “serious setback” in U.S.-China relations. 9:07 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Cybersecurity Protection Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at a discussion of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at a discussion of cybersecurity and infrastructure. She outlined the Obama administration’s policies on cybersecurity and how the public sector can partner with the federal government on the issue. She said the fast-growing threat against the U.S. was cyber attacks, and that her department was continuing to implement cybersecurity policies while respecting the public’s civil liberties and private information. Afterward panelists talked about the secretary’s remarks. 6:47 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Freight and Passenger Rail Safety In reaction to recent rail accidents in Connecticut and Missouri, witnesses testified at a hearing ... In reaction to recent rail accidents in Connecticut and Missouri, witnesses testified at a hearing on ways to improve passenger and freight rail safety.
2:42 pm HT Approx. 17 min. Senator Jeff Sessions on Corker Immigration Amendment One of the authors of the “Border Surge Amendment,” Republican Bob Corker (TN), ... One of the authors of the “Border Surge Amendment,” Republican Bob Corker (TN), debated the measures with fellow Republican Jeff Sessions (AL), who was against the plan. 
The “Border Surge” amendment to the Immigration Bill was announced Friday, June 21, 2013. It would double the number of border agents and the size of the fence on the southern border. It would also add drones and electronic surveillance along the border. Once those measures were in place, then the Homeland Security Department could begin offering provisional green cards to illegal immigrants who meet certain criteria.
10:30 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Nelson on NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) spoke on the Senate floor about the attempts of former National ... Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) spoke on the Senate floor about the attempts of former National Security Agency (NSA) employee Edward Snowden, who leaked details of classified programs, to seek asylum in foreign countries and the resulting opportunities for other countries to obtain further classifies information. 7:55 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Student Financial Aid, Part 1 Panelists talked about the history and development of student financial aid policies over the ... Panelists talked about the history and development of student financial aid policies over the preceding 50 years and what improvements were needed to better benefit students and families. Daniel Madzelan presented his paper, “The Politics of Student Aid,” and David Mundel presented “Building a Foundation of 'Actionable Knowledge': Research that Can Improve the Performance of Federal Student Aid Policies.” They then were joined in a discussion by Sandy Baum and Diane Auer Jones. Sara Goldrick-Rab moderated. The program was opened by a presentation from Andrew Kelly during which he used slides.
“Back to the future: Lessons from a half-century of financial aid policy” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
3:00 pm HT Approx. 53 min. First Ladies Through American History Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout ... Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first ladies?”
“Influence Makers: First Ladies through American History” was a panel of the conference, America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision. The conference was the second of three planned at presidential libraries in Texas, and was convened at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas as part of the conference series, “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision.” It was co-sponsored by American University, Southern Methodist University, the White House Historical Association, the National Archives, and the other Texas presidential libraries.
10:34 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Security Clearance Process Witnesses testified on government background checks for federal employees and contractors, and the ... Witnesses testified on government background checks for federal employees and contractors, and the eligibility process for access to classified information. They said that there was no uniform standard for determining which civilian positions require a security clearance background check and not enough oversight of the background check process. Inspector General McFarland confirmed that the contractor that conducted a background check on Edward Snowden, who leaked information on National Security Agency programs, was being investigated. 9:24 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Student Financial Aid, Part 2 Panelists talked about the difficulties in navigating the opportunities for student financial aid ... Panelists talked about the difficulties in navigating the opportunities for student financial aid assistance. Rodney Andrews presented his paper, “The Promise of ‘Promise’ Programs,” and Regina Deil-Amen presented her paper, “From FAFSA to Facebook: The Role of Technology in Navigating the Financial Aid Process.” They used slides during their presentations and then were joined in a discussion by Justin Draeger and Ed Pacchetti. Andrew Kelly moderated.
“Beyond simplification: New approaches to access” was a panel of the conference, “The trillion-dollar question: Reinventing student financial aid for the 21st century.”
3:57 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case on affirmative action policies in higher education. 
This program contained the audio recording released by the court.*Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke.*Justice Thomas did not speak.*
Justice Kagan did not take part in the case.
The Supreme Court decided 7-1 to send the case back to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for further review. Justice Kennedy in his opinion for the Court wrote that the university’s program must be narrowly tailored enough “to prove race-neutral alternatives would not produce the "educational benefits of diversity.” Justice Ginsberg dissented.
12:07 am HT Approx. 1 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily ... At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor accused of leaking information to the press about the agency’s surveillance programs. He said that China made a “deliberate choice” in releasing Mr. Snowden from Hong Kong, calling the actions of the Chinese government a “serious setback” in U.S.-China relations. 10:42 pm HT Approx. 30 min. Alan Greenspan Remarks Alan Greenspan; Jon Hilsenrath Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan spoke about his view of the economic recovery and his ... Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan spoke about his view of the economic recovery and his tenure as the head of the central bank. He was interviewed by Jon Hilsenrath and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Global Liquidity: Are Central Banks Sowing the Seeds of the Next Crisis?” was part of the Wall Street Journal's CFO Network annual conference, held at the Park Hyatt Washington.
5:16 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Supreme Court Ruling on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Gloria Browne-Marshall Gloria Browne-Marshall explained the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at ... Gloria Browne-Marshall explained the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, which challenged the school’s use of race in its undergraduate selection process. 12:10 am HT Approx. 56 min. Senator McConnell Remarks on Free Speech Arthur Brooks; Mitch McConnell Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about free speech issues and Obama administration ... Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about free speech issues and Obama administration policies. In his remarks he criticized the administration for bullying efforts, citing as an example recent revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted some conservative groups. He also talked about patterns of intimidation by other government agencies and policies designed to suppress dissent. He responded to questions from members of the audience. 11:13 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Nelson on NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) spoke on the Senate floor about the attempts of former National ... Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) spoke on the Senate floor about the attempts of former National Security Agency (NSA) employee Edward Snowden, who leaked details of classified programs, to seek asylum in foreign countries and the resulting opportunities for other countries to obtain further classifies information.
5:21 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. U.S.-Mexico Relations Experts in U.S.-Mexico relations talked about the Mexican President Peña Nieto’s shifting ... Experts in U.S.-Mexico relations talked about the Mexican President Peña Nieto’s shifting strategy for security in his country, and ways the United States and Mexico can work together to curb drug violence on both sides of the border. 12:41 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Freight and Passenger Rail Safety In reaction to recent rail accidents in Connecticut and Missouri, witnesses testified at a hearing ... In reaction to recent rail accidents in Connecticut and Missouri, witnesses testified at a hearing on ways to improve passenger and freight rail safety.
6:58 pm HT Approx. 53 min. First Ladies Through American History Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout ... Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first ladies?”
“Influence Makers: First Ladies through American History” was a panel of the conference, America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision. The conference was the second of three planned at presidential libraries in Texas, and was convened at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas as part of the conference series, “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision.” It was co-sponsored by American University, Southern Methodist University, the White House Historical Association, the National Archives, and the other Texas presidential libraries.
7:54 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a ... The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case on affirmative action policies in higher education. 
This program contained the audio recording released by the court.*Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke.*Justice Thomas did not speak.*
Justice Kagan did not take part in the case.
The Supreme Court decided 7-1 to send the case back to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for further review. Justice Kennedy in his opinion for the Court wrote that the university’s program must be narrowly tailored enough “to prove race-neutral alternatives would not produce the "educational benefits of diversity.” Justice Ginsberg dissented.
9:14 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. U.S.-Mexico Relations Experts in U.S.-Mexico relations talked about the Mexican President Peña Nieto’s shifting ... Experts in U.S.-Mexico relations talked about the Mexican President Peña Nieto’s shifting strategy for security in his country, and ways the United States and Mexico can work together to curb drug violence on both sides of the border.
10:49 pm HT Approx. 16 min. Business Leaders on the Senate Immigration Bill Business leaders spoke to reporters after a meeting with President Obama at the White House to ... Business leaders spoke to reporters after a meeting with President Obama at the White House to discuss the current immigration policy bill being debated in the Senate. They were mainly immigrants, or the children of immigrants, and entrepreneurs. There were also comments about the Farm Bill.
11:06 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Medicare Drug Prescription Abuse Officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, ... Officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Health and Human Services Department testified on prescription drug abuse in the Medicare program. They spoke about initiatives by the Obama Administration to reduce the fraudulent diversion of prescription drugs from the Medicare program, as well as additional opportunities to improve oversight. They also spoke about opportunities for stronger coordination among federal agencies, private sector entities and others.