C-SPAN Schedule

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1:00 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Viewers commented on a Florida jury’s not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman, and ... Viewers commented on a Florida jury’s not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman, and “stand your ground” self-protection laws around the nation.
Burgess Everett of Politico.com spoke by phone about possible changes to Senate filibuster rules.
12:13 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on To Repair the World ; Dr. Paul Farmer talked about his book, To Repair the World, a collection of his ... Dr. Paul Farmer talked about his book, To Repair the World, a collection of his speeches on global health and social justice issues. The event was hosted by the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Dr. Farmer was interviewed by Dr. Claire Pierre of Harvard Medical School. 11:35 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Political History and Congressional Papers Panelists talked about how political history is documented in congressional papers. Former ... Panelists talked about how political history is documented in congressional papers. Former U.S. Representatives Chet Edwards, Jim Kolbe, and Vic Snyder reflected on their careers and described the process of creating a repository for their papers. Princeton University professor Julian Zelizer argued for access to congressional records and a centralized system to make records more available to the public and research community. This program was hosted by the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives
1:47 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Student Loan Interest Rate ; ; Rohit Chopra talked about the inability of Congress to reach agreement on student loan interest ... Rohit Chopra talked about the inability of Congress to reach agreement on student loan interest rates, and his role as Student Loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
1:30 am HT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on America and the Rogue States ; Thomas Henriksen talked about his book, America and the Rogue States, in which he looks at ... Thomas Henriksen talked about his book, America and the Rogue States, in which he looks at the U.S.'s handling of countries like North Korea, Iran, and Iraq. 
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on April 23, 2013.
2:01 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Social Media and Emergency Management Federal, state, and private emergency responders testified about efforts to adapt social media ... Federal, state, and private emergency responders testified about efforts to adapt social media tools like Facebook and Twitter for response to natural and man-made disasters. Among the topics they addressed were staff training, preventing the spread of false information, and internal infrastructure needs.
2:34 am HT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Energy Policy ; ; Jack Gerard talked about U.S. energy policy, including Obama administration energy policies, ... Jack Gerard talked about U.S. energy policy, including Obama administration energy policies, alternative energy efforts, and the Keystone XL pipeline. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
2:02 am HT Approx. 19 min. Communicators with Jessica Reif Cohen and Bill Lake ; ; Jessica Reif Cohen and Bill Lake were interviewed at the Cable Show, sponsored by the National ... Jessica Reif Cohen and Bill Lake were interviewed at the Cable Show, sponsored by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, and held on June 10, 11, and 12, 2013. Ms. Cohen talked about the various business models adopted by cable companies, the role of broadband, how social media affects television, Senator’s John McCain’s proposal for a la carte channel selection instead of bundling channels, and net neutrality.
Bill Lake discussed the role of the Media Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission.
3:32 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Military and Political Transition in Afghanistan Defense and State Department officials testified on regional instability and political and ... Defense and State Department officials testified on regional instability and political and economic challenges in both Afghanistan and Pakistan as U.S. troops prepared to withdraw from Afghanistan.*Special Representative to Afghanistan James Dobbins said that the Obama administration was committed to a long-term strategic partnership with Afghanistan and was still reviewing a range of options regarding U.S. troop levels after 2014.
3:18 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Afghanistan Reconstruction ; John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR), described his latest ... John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR), described his latest report showing that approximately $34 million was spent on a new U.S. military headquarters in Afghanistan. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
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.
2:21 am HT Approx. 55 min. LIVE Dodd-Frank Financial Regulation Law ; Daniel Tarullo talked about the status of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial ... Daniel Tarullo talked about the status of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law, which sought to regulate financial sector practices that may have led to the 2008 financial crisis. He also discussed the economy, which he said was more stable than it was leading up to the financial crisis, despite slow growth. He credited the law, increased household savings, and other factors as contributing to economic improvement.
This event was part of Politico’s"Morning Money Breakfast Briefing."
5:36 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Foreign Purchases of U.S. Food Companies Witnesses testified on the pending purchase of Smithfield Foods pork producer and processing ... Witnesses testified on the pending purchase of Smithfield Foods pork producer and processing company by Shuanghui International, a Chinese food company.
4:03 am HT Approx. 1 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session ; The House met for a pro forma session.
Due to technical difficulties, there was no ...
The House met for a pro forma session.
Due to technical difficulties, there was no video.
10:00:10 The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 
10:00:23 The Speaker designated the Honorable Thomas E. Petri to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:42 Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain.
10:01:59 The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. 
10:02:04 The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
10:02:36 The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 2289 and agreed to H. Con. Res. 43.
10:03:22 The House received a communication from The Honorable Edward J. Markey, notifying the House that he will resign his seat in the United States House of Representatives in order to serve in the United States Senate as a Senator from Massachusetts, effective at the close of business on Monday, July 15, 2013.
10:03:41 The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on July 16, 2013.
3:18 am HT Approx. 1 min. After Words with Harry Reid ; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, co-author with Mark Warren of The Good Fight (Putnam: ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, co-author with Mark Warren of The Good Fight (Putnam: May 1, 2008), talked about his upbringing and his life in politics. Senator Reid grew up poor in Searchlight, Nevada, served as head of the Nevada Gaming Commission, and eventually made his way to Washington, D.C., as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives. The guest interviewer was former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle. 7:16 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 1 min. Health Care Law Employer Mandate Ethics policy experts and law academics testified on the Obama administration’s decision to ... Ethics policy experts and law academics testified on the Obama administration’s decision to delay the employer mandate and the employer information reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
4:04 am HT Approx. 25 min. Senate Leaders on Consideration of Presidential Nominees Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the Senate’s consideration of several nominees to the National Labor Relations Board and others in the coming week and proposed changes to the rules for confirming nominations. 3:23 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. U.S. Strategy Toward North Korea Former United Nations Ambassador Bill Richardson and former South Korean Ambassador Donald Gregg ... Former United Nations Ambassador Bill Richardson and former South Korean Ambassador Donald Gregg talked about U.S. policy toward North Korea and the changes they believe are necessary to engage the country in denuclearization talks. Both recounted personal stories of their travels to the Korean peninsula. Mr. Richardson urged the Obama administration to be more creative in his approach to North Korea. 9:18 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Hacking, Leaking and Investigative Journalism Panelists talked about computer hacking and information activism. The spoke about the history ... Panelists talked about computer hacking and information activism. The spoke about the history of Anonymous, hacking, information activism and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which the panelists argued is over-reaching and means anyone using a computer can be prosecuted.
4:30 am HT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Senate Majority Leader Reid on Filibuster Rules ; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster to block presidential nominees. His proposal would lower the threshold for confirming nominees to the executive branch from 60 to 51 votes. He said he was open to other solutions but stressed his belief in the importance of confirming President Obama’s appointees to the Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, Environmental Protection Agency, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 4:47 am HT Approx. 4 min. Changing Senate Filibuster Rules ; Burgess Everett of Politico.com spoke by telephone about possible changes to Senate filibuster ... Burgess Everett of Politico.com spoke by telephone about possible changes to Senate filibuster rules to be discussed that evening in a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. 11:14 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Conversation with Instagram Founders ; ; Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger spoke about their experiences launching their ... Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger spoke about their experiences launching their photo-sharing site with little experience or time, as well as the sale of the company to Facebook after only 18 months for $1 billion. They also talked about the state of wireless communications and social networking. They responded to questions from the audience.
5:15 am HT Approx. 9 min. The Capitol: U.S. Senate The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present ... The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians and curators. Several areas rarely seen by the public, and which had never been shown on television, were highlighted throughout the three-part program.

The third program focused on the north wing, the Senate side of the Capitol. It featured the old and current Senate chambers; the Old Supreme Court Chamber; the majority leader’s office suite; Senator Kennedy’s hideaway office space; the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office, where President Grant’s vice president, Henry Wilson, died in 1875; the Brumidi Corridors; and various Senate office spaces. 

Videotaped portions of interviews with Senators Frist, Kennedy, Lott, Byrd, Dodd and others were shown. During live segments, Mr. Baker responded to viewer telephone calls.
4:52 am HT Approx. 9 min. The Capitol: U.S. Senate The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present ... The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians and curators. Several areas rarely seen by the public, and which had never been shown on television, were highlighted throughout the three-part program.

The third program focused on the north wing, the Senate side of the Capitol. It featured the old and current Senate chambers; the Old Supreme Court Chamber; the majority leader’s office suite; Senator Kennedy’s hideaway office space; the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office, where President Grant’s vice president, Henry Wilson, died in 1875; the Brumidi Corridors; and various Senate office spaces. 

Videotaped portions of interviews with Senators Frist, Kennedy, Lott, Byrd, Dodd and others were shown. During live segments, Mr. Baker responded to viewer telephone calls.
12:25 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington ; ; Representative John Lewis (D-GA), who participated in monumental events such as the 1963 March on ... Representative John Lewis (D-GA), who participated in monumental events such as the 1963 March on Washington and the freedom rides, talked about personal and historical perspective into the civil rights movement. He was interviewed on stage at the National Archives and responded to questions from members of the audience.
The event titled, “An Evening with Congressman John Lewis,” was a part of the National Archives commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
5:28 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Young America's Foundation Meeting Young America’s Foundation President Ron Robinson led a discussion with high school students ... Young America’s Foundation President Ron Robinson led a discussion with high school students about the conservative movement during the National High School Leadership Conference, an annual event that featured conservative speakers and workshops. 5:03 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. LIVE United Nations and Diplomacy Jeffrey Feltman gave the keynote speech at a Brookings Institution forum on the role of the United ... Jeffrey Feltman gave the keynote speech at a Brookings Institution forum on the role of the United Nations in conflict mediation. He focused on the Syrian civil war, the transition to democracy in Somalia, and international efforts to stabile Mali. After his remarks, panelists talked about his speech and the strengthes and weaknesses in the U.N. and its efforts in democracy. 1:57 pm HT Approx. 3 min. White House Daily Briefing on George Zimmerman Verdict During the regular briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about ... During the regular briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about President Obama’s statement about the not-guilty verdict in the Florida trial of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin.
6:47 am HT Approx. 1 min. Senate Majority Leader Reid on Filibuster Rules ; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster to block presidential nominees. His proposal would lower the threshold for confirming nominees to the executive branch from 60 to 51 votes. He said he was open to other solutions but stressed his belief in the importance of confirming President Obama’s appointees to the Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, Environmental Protection Agency, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 6:31 am HT Approx. 4 min. Changing Senate Filibuster Rules ; Burgess Everett of Politico.com spoke by telephone about possible changes to Senate filibuster ... Burgess Everett of Politico.com spoke by telephone about possible changes to Senate filibuster rules to be discussed that evening in a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. 2:00 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. Preparedness and Response to Boston Marathon Bombings Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Homeland Security, and local officials ... Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Homeland Security, and local officials testified on the steps they took in preparation for the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon and their response to the bombings that occurred. Topics included improvements needed in the rate at which the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shared information about terrorist threats with local law enforcement, improvements needed in communications technology as cell phones were rendered useless, and what hospitals could do to be better prepared.
“Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombings: Preparing for and Responding to the Attack”
6:50 am HT Approx. 22 min. Senate Republicans on Filibuster Rules Republican leaders spoke to reporters regarding Majority Leader Harry Reid’s threat to ... Republican leaders spoke to reporters regarding Majority Leader Harry Reid’s threat to change Senate filibuster rules to a simple majority instead of the 60 vote threshold. 6:37 am HT Approx. 30 min. Senate Leaders on Consideration of Presidential Nominees Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the Senate’s consideration of several nominees to the National Labor Relations Board and others in the coming week and proposed changes to the rules for confirming nominations. 4:12 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Dodd-Frank Financial Law Implementation Government regulators testified on their efforts in implementing the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial ... Government regulators testified on their efforts in implementing the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law and its provisions to improve financial stability and mitigate systemic risk.
7:15 am HT Approx. 36 min. Afghanistan Reconstruction ; John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR), described his latest ... John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR), described his latest report showing that approximately $34 million was spent on a new U.S. military headquarters in Afghanistan. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
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.
7:08 am HT Approx. 42 min. Senate Majority Leader Reid on Filibuster Rules ; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster to block presidential nominees. His proposal would lower the threshold for confirming nominees to the executive branch from 60 to 51 votes. He said he was open to other solutions but stressed his belief in the importance of confirming President Obama’s appointees to the Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, Environmental Protection Agency, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 5:37 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 1 min. State Department Nominees The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Victoria Nuland for ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Victoria Nuland for assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, Douglas Lute as ambassador to NATO, and Daniel Baer ss ambassador to the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe.
7:53 am HT Approx. 32 min. Points of Light Volunteer Program President Obama and others honored former President George H.W. Bush at a White House event ... President Obama and others honored former President George H.W. Bush at a White House event marking a milestone for the Points of Light volunteer program. The organization gave its 5000th Daily Point of Light award to a retired couple from Iowa whose charity, called Outreach Inc., provides food, water, education and other services to people in Tanzania. 7:51 am HT Approx. 6 min. The Capitol: U.S. Senate The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present ... The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians and curators. Several areas rarely seen by the public, and which had never been shown on television, were highlighted throughout the three-part program.

The third program focused on the north wing, the Senate side of the Capitol. It featured the old and current Senate chambers; the Old Supreme Court Chamber; the majority leader’s office suite; Senator Kennedy’s hideaway office space; the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office, where President Grant’s vice president, Henry Wilson, died in 1875; the Brumidi Corridors; and various Senate office spaces. 

Videotaped portions of interviews with Senators Frist, Kennedy, Lott, Byrd, Dodd and others were shown. During live segments, Mr. Baker responded to viewer telephone calls.
7:39 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. Preparedness and Response to Boston Marathon Bombings Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Homeland Security, and local officials ... Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Homeland Security, and local officials testified on the steps they took in preparation for the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon and their response to the bombings that occurred. Topics included improvements needed in the rate at which the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shared information about terrorist threats with local law enforcement, improvements needed in communications technology as cell phones were rendered useless, and what hospitals could do to be better prepared.
“Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombings: Preparing for and Responding to the Attack”
8:27 am HT Approx. 4 min. Changing Senate Filibuster Rules ; Burgess Everett of Politico.com spoke by telephone about possible changes to Senate filibuster ... Burgess Everett of Politico.com spoke by telephone about possible changes to Senate filibuster rules to be discussed that evening in a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. 7:58 am HT Approx. 4 hr. 8 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate convened for a legislative session. 9:51 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Dodd-Frank Financial Law Implementation Government regulators testified on their efforts in implementing the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial ... Government regulators testified on their efforts in implementing the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law and its provisions to improve financial stability and mitigate systemic risk.
8:34 am HT Approx. 57 min. G-20 Summit in Russia Preview, Part 4 ; ; Panelists talked about the upcoming G-20 summit to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, ... Panelists talked about the upcoming G-20 summit to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, September 5-6, 2013. Ksenia Yudaeva, the Russian official in charge of the summit previewed the agenda.*Among the topics they addressed were the state of the global economy, the summit process, and the role of the G-20 in building financial stability.*They responded to questions from the audience.
“A Sherpas' Perspective” was the second panel of the event “Outlook for G-20 St.*Petersburg.” The personal representative of a head of state or government who prepares for an international summit had come to be called a “sherpa.”
11:42 am HT Approx. 10 min. LIVE Former Senator Trent Lott on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules ; Former Senator Trent Lott (R-MS, 1989-2007) was interviewed by telephone about the prospect of the ... Former Senator Trent Lott (R-MS, 1989-2007) was interviewed by telephone about the prospect of the Senate rules on the filibuster being changed. He spoke from his experience as both a majority leader and minority leader in the Senate. 11:15 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 1 min. State Department Nominees The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Victoria Nuland for ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Victoria Nuland for assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, Douglas Lute as ambassador to NATO, and Daniel Baer ss ambassador to the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe.
9:37 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. Presidential Trip to Africa Review Panelists spoke about President Obama’s recent trip to Africa and his “Power ... Panelists spoke about President Obama’s recent trip to Africa and his “Power Africa” initiative, which would provide $7 billion to double access to electric power in the sub-Saharan region of the continent. They focused on the project’s public and private sector strategies, possible impediments to the initiative, and how competition from the Chinese government may impact U.S. investment. They responded to questions from the audience. 11:54 am HT Approx. 11 min. LIVE Former Senator Byron Dorgan on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules ; Former Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND, 1992-2011)) was interviewed by telephone about the prospect of ... Former Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND, 1992-2011)) was interviewed by telephone about the prospect of the Senate rules on the filibuster being changed.*
Senators were seen assembling to proceed to a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate in the Old Senate Chambers to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules.
11:31 am HT Approx. 1 min. Senate Majority Leader Reid on Filibuster Rules ; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster to block presidential nominees. His proposal would lower the threshold for confirming nominees to the executive branch from 60 to 51 votes. He said he was open to other solutions but stressed his belief in the importance of confirming President Obama’s appointees to the Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, Environmental Protection Agency, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 12:07 pm HT Approx. 16 min. LIVE Bob Cusack on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules ; Bob Cusack was interviewed by telephone as Senators held a rare closed-door joint caucus of the ... Bob Cusack was interviewed by telephone as Senators held a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules. Live footage was shown of Senators crossing to the Old Senate Chambers for the meeting and other scenes of the Capitol.
11:35 am HT Approx. 56 min. Dodd-Frank Financial Regulation Law ; Daniel Tarullo talked about the status of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial ... Daniel Tarullo talked about the status of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law, which sought to regulate financial sector practices that may have led to the 2008 financial crisis. He also discussed the economy, which he said was more stable than it was leading up to the financial crisis, despite slow growth. He credited the law, increased household savings, and other factors as contributing to economic improvement.
This event was part of Politico’s"Morning Money Breakfast Briefing."
12:24 pm HT Approx. 9 min. The Capitol: U.S. Senate The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present ... The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal stories about the Capitol from members of Congress, historians and curators. Several areas rarely seen by the public, and which had never been shown on television, were highlighted throughout the three-part program.

The third program focused on the north wing, the Senate side of the Capitol. It featured the old and current Senate chambers; the Old Supreme Court Chamber; the majority leader’s office suite; Senator Kennedy’s hideaway office space; the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office, where President Grant’s vice president, Henry Wilson, died in 1875; the Brumidi Corridors; and various Senate office spaces. 

Videotaped portions of interviews with Senators Frist, Kennedy, Lott, Byrd, Dodd and others were shown. During live segments, Mr. Baker responded to viewer telephone calls.
12:34 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Senate Majority Leader Reid on Filibuster Rules ; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster to block presidential nominees. His proposal would lower the threshold for confirming nominees to the executive branch from 60 to 51 votes. He said he was open to other solutions but stressed his belief in the importance of confirming President Obama’s appointees to the Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, Environmental Protection Agency, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 12:34 pm HT Approx. 13 min. LIVE Ed O'Keefe on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules ; Ed O’Keefe was interviewed by telephone as Senators held a rare closed-door joint caucus of ... Ed O’Keefe was interviewed by telephone as Senators held a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules.*Live scenes of the Capitol were shown in the background.
12:37 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. United Nations and Diplomacy Jeffrey Feltman gave the keynote speech at a Brookings Institution forum on the role of the United ... Jeffrey Feltman gave the keynote speech at a Brookings Institution forum on the role of the United Nations in conflict mediation. He focused on the Syrian civil war, the transition to democracy in Somalia, and international efforts to stabile Mali. After his remarks, panelists talked about his speech and the strengthes and weaknesses in the U.N. and its efforts in democracy. 12:47 pm HT Approx. 42 min. Senate Majority Leader Reid on Filibuster Rules ; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talked about his plan to limit the use of the filibuster to block presidential nominees. His proposal would lower the threshold for confirming nominees to the executive branch from 60 to 51 votes. He said he was open to other solutions but stressed his belief in the importance of confirming President Obama’s appointees to the Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, Environmental Protection Agency, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
2:07 pm HT Approx. 52 min. Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist on Immigration Reform ; ; Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist debated immigration reform. Mayor Emanuel ... Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist debated immigration reform. Mayor Emanuel argued that fifty percent of small business applications in Chicago come from immigrants. Mr. Norquist said he favored reform efforts, and argued that the perception that the Republican Party opposes immigration reform isn’t accurate. 1:30 pm HT Approx. 28 min. LIVE Open Phones on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Telephone lines were open for comments as Senators held a rare closed-door joint caucus of the ... Telephone lines were open for comments as Senators held a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules. Live scenes from the Capitol were shown in the background.
3:00 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. The Evolving Role of the First Lady Participants spoke about the role of the first lady and how it had evolved as the nation changed ... Participants spoke about the role of the first lady and how it had evolved as the nation changed during various eras. Among the topics addressed were the differing causes and projects undertaken by first ladies, their influence over their husbands, changing cultural and societal expectations of women, and how they coped with life in Washington. The discussion focused on Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and Mary Todd Lincoln. Sally McDonough, former director of communications for Laura Bush, moderated the discussion. Following the presentations panelists answered questions from the audience.

“A Woman’s Touch: The Role of the First Lady” was a 4:00 p.m. presentation on July 22, 2009, at the eleventh annual George Washington Teachers' Institute, “George Washington and The Challenges of Nation Building,” held on July 21-22, 2009, at Mount Vernon. It was co-hosted by George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens and The White House Historical Association.
1:58 pm HT Approx. 22 min. Senate Leaders on Consideration of Presidential Nominees Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the ... Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the Senate’s consideration of several nominees to the National Labor Relations Board and others in the coming week and proposed changes to the rules for confirming nominations.
4:55 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Thune on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the ... Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules. 2:20 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. LIVE Open Phones on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules ; Telephone lines were open for comments as Senators held a rare closed-door joint caucus of the ... Telephone lines were open for comments as Senators held a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules. Live scenes were shown in the background of the U.S. Capitol.
Ed O’Keefe was interviewed by telephone.
A video clip was shown of former Senate Parliamentarian Robert Dove speaking about the filibuster July 12, 2013, and of Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) speaking earlier in the day.
After the meeting adjourned Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Harry Reid (D-NV) were heard speaking to reporters.
5:01 pm HT Approx. 31 min. New York Representatives on George Zimmerman Verdict Democratic Representatives from New York City called on the Justice Department to launch a civil ... Democratic Representatives from New York City called on the Justice Department to launch a civil rights investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin. The Justice Department suspended its investigation during the trial. 3:52 pm HT Approx. 27 min. Communicators with Jessica Reif Cohen and Bill Lake ; ; Jessica Reif Cohen and Bill Lake were interviewed at the Cable Show, sponsored by the National ... Jessica Reif Cohen and Bill Lake were interviewed at the Cable Show, sponsored by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, and held on June 10, 11, and 12, 2013. Ms. Cohen talked about the various business models adopted by cable companies, the role of broadband, how social media affects television, Senator’s John McCain’s proposal for a la carte channel selection instead of bundling channels, and net neutrality.
Bill Lake discussed the role of the Media Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission.
5:35 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Thune on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the ... Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules. 4:21 pm HT Approx. 57 min. Dodd-Frank Financial Regulation Law ; Daniel Tarullo talked about the status of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial ... Daniel Tarullo talked about the status of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law, which sought to regulate financial sector practices that may have led to the 2008 financial crisis. He also discussed the economy, which he said was more stable than it was leading up to the financial crisis, despite slow growth. He credited the law, increased household savings, and other factors as contributing to economic improvement.
This event was part of Politico’s"Morning Money Breakfast Briefing."
5:38 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Senator Reid on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke briefly to reporters following a rare closed-door ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke briefly to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules. 5:20 pm HT Approx. 32 min. Points of Light Volunteer Program President Obama and others honored former President George H.W. Bush at a White House event ... President Obama and others honored former President George H.W. Bush at a White House event marking a milestone for the Points of Light volunteer program. The organization gave its 5000th Daily Point of Light award to a retired couple from Iowa whose charity, called Outreach Inc., provides food, water, education and other services to people in Tanzania.
5:41 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. United Nations and Diplomacy Jeffrey Feltman gave the keynote speech at a Brookings Institution forum on the role of the United ... Jeffrey Feltman gave the keynote speech at a Brookings Institution forum on the role of the United Nations in conflict mediation. He focused on the Syrian civil war, the transition to democracy in Somalia, and international efforts to stabile Mali. After his remarks, panelists talked about his speech and the strengthes and weaknesses in the U.N. and its efforts in democracy. 5:55 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Security Situation in the Sahel ; Djibrill Bassole talked about the changing security situation in the Sahel and Sahara regions, and ... Djibrill Bassole talked about the changing security situation in the Sahel and Sahara regions, and upcoming presidential elections in Mali.*Beginning in 2012, northern separatists fought against the government, leading to the removal of the president. He also responded to questions from the audience.
7:09 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Thune on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the ... Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules. 8:15 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Wildfire and Forest Management Wildfire and Forest Service officials testified on ways to reduce the risk of catastrophic ... Wildfire and Forest Service officials testified on ways to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire. The hearing also focused on the increasing number and intensity of wildfires in the West and Southwest. 
Representatives Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Scott Tipton (R-CO), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), and Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) testified in the first panel. Experts in forestry testified in the second panel.
7:13 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Senator Reid on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke briefly to reporters following a rare closed-door ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke briefly to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules. 9:39 pm HT Approx. 57 min. Dodd-Frank Financial Regulation Law ; Daniel Tarullo talked about the status of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial ... Daniel Tarullo talked about the status of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law, which sought to regulate financial sector practices that may have led to the 2008 financial crisis. He also discussed the economy, which he said was more stable than it was leading up to the financial crisis, despite slow growth. He credited the law, increased household savings, and other factors as contributing to economic improvement.
This event was part of Politico’s"Morning Money Breakfast Briefing."
7:15 pm HT Approx. 52 min. Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist on Immigration Reform ; ; Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist debated immigration reform. Mayor Emanuel ... Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist debated immigration reform. Mayor Emanuel argued that fifty percent of small business applications in Chicago come from immigrants. Mr. Norquist said he favored reform efforts, and argued that the perception that the Republican Party opposes immigration reform isn’t accurate. 10:38 pm HT Approx. 32 min. Points of Light Volunteer Program President Obama and others honored former President George H.W. Bush at a White House event ... President Obama and others honored former President George H.W. Bush at a White House event marking a milestone for the Points of Light volunteer program. The organization gave its 5000th Daily Point of Light award to a retired couple from Iowa whose charity, called Outreach Inc., provides food, water, education and other services to people in Tanzania.
8:09 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. The Evolving Role of the First Lady Participants spoke about the role of the first lady and how it had evolved as the nation changed ... Participants spoke about the role of the first lady and how it had evolved as the nation changed during various eras. Among the topics addressed were the differing causes and projects undertaken by first ladies, their influence over their husbands, changing cultural and societal expectations of women, and how they coped with life in Washington. The discussion focused on Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and Mary Todd Lincoln. Sally McDonough, former director of communications for Laura Bush, moderated the discussion. Following the presentations panelists answered questions from the audience.

“A Woman’s Touch: The Role of the First Lady” was a 4:00 p.m. presentation on July 22, 2009, at the eleventh annual George Washington Teachers' Institute, “George Washington and The Challenges of Nation Building,” held on July 21-22, 2009, at Mount Vernon. It was co-hosted by George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens and The White House Historical Association.
11:12 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Military and Political Transition in Afghanistan Defense and State Department officials testified on regional instability and political and ... Defense and State Department officials testified on regional instability and political and economic challenges in both Afghanistan and Pakistan as U.S. troops prepared to withdraw from Afghanistan.*Special Representative to Afghanistan James Dobbins said that the Obama administration was committed to a long-term strategic partnership with Afghanistan and was still reviewing a range of options regarding U.S. troop levels after 2014.
10:04 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Thune on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the ... Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules.
10:08 pm HT Approx. 1 min. Senator Reid on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke briefly to reporters following a rare closed-door ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke briefly to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules.
10:10 pm HT Approx. 30 min. New York Representatives on George Zimmerman Verdict Democratic Representatives from New York City called on the Justice Department to launch a civil ... Democratic Representatives from New York City called on the Justice Department to launch a civil rights investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin. The Justice Department suspended its investigation during the trial.
10:42 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Young America's Foundation Meeting Young America’s Foundation President Ron Robinson led a discussion with high school students ... Young America’s Foundation President Ron Robinson led a discussion with high school students about the conservative movement during the National High School Leadership Conference, an annual event that featured conservative speakers and workshops.
12:01 am HT Approx. 52 min. Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist on Immigration Reform ; ; Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist debated immigration reform. Mayor Emanuel ... Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist debated immigration reform. Mayor Emanuel argued that fifty percent of small business applications in Chicago come from immigrants. Mr. Norquist said he favored reform efforts, and argued that the perception that the Republican Party opposes immigration reform isn’t accurate.
12:54 am HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Thune on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the ... Sen. John Thune (R-SD) spoke to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules.
12:57 am HT Approx. 1 min. Senator Reid on Changing Senate Filibuster Rules Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke briefly to reporters following a rare closed-door ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke briefly to reporters following a rare closed-door joint caucus of the Senate convened at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rules.