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1:00 am HT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer to comments on news of the day and on the Senate’s ... Telephone lines were open for viewer to comments on news of the day and on the Senate’s all-night session on climate change. Jean Chemnick also spoke by phone about the U.S. Senate’s all-night session focusing on climate change. 9:59 am HT Approx. 16 hr. 55 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate reconvened for a period of morning business with senators allowed to speak for up to ... The Senate reconvened for a period of morning business with senators allowed to speak for up to ten minutes each.

At 5:00 p.m. ET senators began talking about climate change.

At 5:30 p.m., the Senate invoked cloture on consideration of the nomination of Carolyn McHugh to be judge in the U.S. 10th Circuit Court. Under new Senate rules, a simple majority was needed. Then the Senate passed legislation on sexual assaults in the military (S. 1917, the Victims Protection Act) authored by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO).

By 6:30 p.m. ET the Senate had resumed speaking about climate change and was in session all night discussing the topic.
12:11 am HT Approx. 56 min. U.S. -Israel Relationship A group of former CIA analysts spoke an event that was critical of the U.S.-Israel ... A group of former CIA analysts spoke an event that was critical of the U.S.-Israel relationship. They questioned whether Israel was truly an American ally. 

“Is Israel Really a U.S. Ally?” was held at the National Press Club by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy along with the Council for the National Interest, If Americans Knew, and the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.
1:01 am HT Approx. 5 min. LIVE Jean Chemnick on Climate Change Jean Chemnick; John McArdle Greenwire Climate Change Correspondent Jean Chemnick spoke by phone about the U.S. Senate’s ... Greenwire Climate Change Correspondent Jean Chemnick spoke by phone about the U.S. Senate’s all-night session focusing on climate change. 2:59 am HT Approx. 4 hr. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter proceeded to executive session ... The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter proceeded to executive session to consider the judicial nominations of Laurie Michelson to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, and Linda Vivienne Parker to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. 1:10 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. Treasury Secretary Lew on Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2015 ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. In his testimony Secretary Lew called the plan a clear path forward for economic recovery and growth. In his opening statement he talked about Russian intervention in Ukraine, saying that Russia must be held accountable for its actions in Ukraine and that the Obama administration was considering a wide range of options.
1:49 am HT Approx. 47 min. LIVE South by Southwest Interactive Festival Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Chris Soghoian American Civil Liberties Union Senior Policy Analyst Chris Soghoian talked about his appearance at ... American Civil Liberties Union Senior Policy Analyst Chris Soghoian talked about his appearance at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, in which he spoke via teleconference with National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo also read news headlines. 7:01 am HT Approx. 41 min. Senators Feinstein and Leahy on CIA's Search of Senate Computers Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the ... Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of searching a congressional computer system. She said the CIA had improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress as part of its investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a George Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She defended her committee’s work and challenged the CIA as she sought to set the record straight amid various reports of disputes between Congress and the agency. Senator Patrick Leahy afterward said that out of the thousands of speeches he had heard in his 40 years in the Senate, none were as important as the one she had just given. 3:22 am HT Approx. 52 min. Criminal Justice Issues A panel of conservative activists including former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik ... A panel of conservative activists including former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik talked about the potential benefits of reducing prison populations. Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) described his state’s efforts in this area, noting that the use of drug courts has driven down the number of non-violent offenders in jail. After the discussion, Ralph Reed of the Faith and Freedom Coalition spoke. In his remarks, he called for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder. Following Mr. Reed, a musical duo performed, and tweets from C-SPAN viewers were shown.

The Conservative Political Action Conference is an annual event hosted by the American Conservative Union.
2:38 am HT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Representative Tom Cole on Federal Budget Nancy Calo; Tom Cole; John McArdle Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) talked about President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal ... Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) talked about President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. Representative Cole characterized the budget proposal as “disappointing,” and criticized the cuts in the defense budget. He also spoke about his predictions for Representative Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget proposal, and his activities on the House Appropriations Committee.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
7:42 am HT Approx. 2 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics. 4:14 am HT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment ... Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a Senate Homeland Security subcommittee. The hearing addressed retaliation against employees who raised concerns, and the roles and responsibilities of the Department of Energy and its contractors regarding whistleblowers. Chair Claire McCaskill (D-MO) in her opening remarks gave a summary of the safety concerns and the firings. Questions focused on whistleblower protections, non-disclosure statements, congressional actions, and third-party safety oversight.
3:24 am HT Approx. 8 min. LIVE Marc Caputo on Florida Special Election Marc Caputo; John McArdle Miami Herald correspondent Marc Caputo spoke via Skype about the Florida 13th Congressional ... Miami Herald correspondent Marc Caputo spoke via Skype about the Florida 13th Congressional District Special Election, as well as the Florida governor’s race and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on that election. 7:45 am HT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1979 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It was delivered March 19, 1979, by Representative Al Gore, Jr. (D-TN). 5:12 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. LIVE Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at ... Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington state. They all said they recognize the importance of a strong safety culture and commitment to allowing employees to openly raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation. URS executive James Taylor cited the reason for Donna Busche’s firing as conduct and behavior.
3:32 am HT Approx. 27 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. 7:46 am HT Approx. 21 min. Senators Whitehouse and Schatz on Climate Change Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) spoke about global climate change ... Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) spoke about global climate change during an all-night session. 6:45 am HT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1979 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It was delivered March 19, 1979, by Representative Al Gore, Jr. (D-TN).
3:59 am HT Approx. 2 hr. LIVE Intelligence and Military Nominations General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their ... General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their respective nominations. General Selva was chosen to lead the U.S. Transportation Command, and Vice Admiral Rogers was to become admiral and director of the National Security Agency, chief of Central Security Services, and commander, Cyber Command. Vice Admiral Rogers pledged more openness at the NSA and promised to implement changes outlined by President Obama. 8:08 am HT Approx. 5 min. Senate Minority Leader McConnell on Climate Change All-Night Session Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) talked about the all-night session on climate change held the ... Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) talked about the all-night session on climate change held the previous night by Democratic senators. 6:47 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 18 min. History of the U.S.-Israel Relationship Two panels that included an investigative journalist, two authors, a former Air Force colonel, and ... Two panels that included an investigative journalist, two authors, a former Air Force colonel, and a military staffer who worked with former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld talked about the history of the U.S.-Israel relationship. They focused extensively on the influence of neoconservatives in the George W. Bush administration and the Iraq war. They also discussed the impact of U.S. relations with Israel on relations with other nations.

Does Israel and its lobby exercise too much influence on U.S. decisions to wage war in the Middle East? and Does the 'Special Relationship" Transcend Rule of Law?" were held at the National Press Club by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy along with the Council for the National Interest, If Americans Knew, and the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.
6:00 am HT Approx. 12 min. LIVE Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. 8:15 am HT Approx. 3 hr. 59 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate convened for a legislative session. 9:06 am HT Approx. 52 min. Influence of Pro-Israel Groups Former Representative Paul Findley (R-IL) made opening remarks at a summit critical of the ... Former Representative Paul Findley (R-IL) made opening remarks at a summit critical of the U.S.-Israel relationship. Afterward, panelists talked about the influence of pro-Israel groups on members of Congress and during elections. Former Representative Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) participated with a pre-recorded video.

“How Does the Israel Lobby Influence Congress” was held at the National Press Club by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy along with the Council for the National Interest, If Americans Knew, and the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.
6:14 am HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Feinstein on CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers ... Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

This is a brief portion of her speech, which may be heard in program 318232-5.
12:14 pm HT Approx. 4 min. CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Kristina Peterson; Bill Scanlan Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence ... Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence Agency. 10:05 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. LIVE Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 ... Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He answered questions on immigration reform, disaster relief funding, and counterterrorism efforts. Subcommittee Chair John Carter (R-TX said proposed budget cuts to the department were "harmful to essential frontline obligations.
6:17 am HT Approx. 2 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics. 12:19 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Senators Feinstein and Leahy on CIA's Search of Senate Computers Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the ... Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of searching a congressional computer system. She said the CIA had improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress as part of its investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a George Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She defended her committee’s work and challenged the CIA as she sought to set the record straight amid various reports of disputes between Congress and the agency. Senator Patrick Leahy afterward said that out of the thousands of speeches he had heard in his 40 years in the Senate, none were as important as the one she had just given. 12:22 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Senator Marco Rubio on Economic Growth James Kemp; Marco Rubio Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) presented his ideas for encouraging economic growth, including ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) presented his ideas for encouraging economic growth, including auctioning off parts of the wireless spectrum to private companies, fast tracking authority for free trade agreements, and creating a “National Regulatory Budget.” Senator Rubio also said the international community needs to respond strongly to Russian actions in Ukraine in order to discourage China from acting more aggressively in the South China Sea. The event took place at the Washington, DC offices of Google.
6:21 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Youth and Financial Decision-Making Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Consumer Financial Protection ... Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray spoke at the first public meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans,. The panel was created to educate young people on money management and financial decisions. 1:00 pm HT Approx. 13 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics. 1:32 pm HT Approx. 26 min. Conservative Political Action Conference 2014 Health Care Panel, Part 2 Conservatives discussed the Affordable Care Act. Oklahoma Attorney General Pruitt talked ... Conservatives discussed the Affordable Care Act. Oklahoma Attorney General Pruitt talked about about his lawsuit to stop the government from imposing tax penalties on businesses, individuals, and certain states which he said goes beyond the mandate of the Affordable Care Act. Shona Holmes a Canadian resident, warned that the new health care law would lower the quality of care in the U.S. to what she said was a lower level of care in Canada.

“Healthcare After ObamaCare: A Practical Guide for Living When No One Has Insurance and America Runs Out of Doctors, Part 2” was a panel of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), hosted by the American Conservative Union Foundation at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, March 6-8, 2014.
8:00 am HT Approx. 15 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House considered a number of bills under suspension of the rules, including H.Res. 499, a ... The House considered a number of bills under suspension of the rules, including H.Res. 499, a bill that condemns Russian intervention in Ukraine. It also called on Russia to remove all of its military forces from Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and for the U.S and other nations to sanction Russia for its actions. 1:14 pm HT Approx. 45 min. South by Southwest Interactive Festival Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Chris Soghoian American Civil Liberties Union Senior Policy Analyst Chris Soghoian talked about his appearance at ... American Civil Liberties Union Senior Policy Analyst Chris Soghoian talked about his appearance at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, in which he spoke via teleconference with National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo also read news headlines. 2:01 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. International Health Care Models Health care professionals and analysts testified about the single-payer health care systems in ... Health care professionals and analysts testified about the single-payer health care systems in Taiwan, Canada, Denmark, and France. The hearing focused on lessons the U.S. could learn from those systems.
8:15 am HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Feinstein on CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers ... Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

This is a brief portion of her speech, which may be heard in program 318232-5.
2:00 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 26 min. Intelligence and Military Nominations General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their ... General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their respective nominations. General Selva was chosen to lead the U.S. Transportation Command, and Vice Admiral Rogers was to become admiral and director of the National Security Agency, chief of Central Security Services, and commander, Cyber Command. Vice Admiral Rogers pledged more openness at the NSA and promised to implement changes outlined by President Obama. 3:40 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Feinstein on CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers ... Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

This is a brief portion of her speech, which may be heard in program 318232-5.
8:19 am HT Approx. 2 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics. 4:28 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 14 min. Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 ... Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He answered questions on immigration reform, disaster relief funding, and counterterrorism efforts. Subcommittee Chair John Carter (R-TX said proposed budget cuts to the department were "harmful to essential frontline obligations. 3:44 pm HT Approx. 2 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics.
8:21 am HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. LIVE Military Special Operations Command Budget Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing ... Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing on the budget for U.S. Special Operations Command included in the fiscal year 2015 proposal.  6:45 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Freedom of Information Act Process The Director of the Office of Government Information Services Miriam Nisbet testified before the ... The Director of the Office of Government Information Services Miriam Nisbet testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on updating the Freedom of Information Act. Other witnesses include advocates for open government. 3:48 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Military Special Operations Command Budget Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing ... Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing on the budget for U.S. Special Operations Command included in the fiscal year 2015 proposal. 
9:28 am HT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1979 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It was delivered March 19, 1979, by Representative Al Gore, Jr. (D-TN). 8:11 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 27 min. Intelligence and Military Nominations General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their ... General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their respective nominations. General Selva was chosen to lead the U.S. Transportation Command, and Vice Admiral Rogers was to become admiral and director of the National Security Agency, chief of Central Security Services, and commander, Cyber Command. Vice Admiral Rogers pledged more openness at the NSA and promised to implement changes outlined by President Obama. 5:01 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Intelligence and Military Nominations General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their ... General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their respective nominations. General Selva was chosen to lead the U.S. Transportation Command, and Vice Admiral Rogers was to become admiral and director of the National Security Agency, chief of Central Security Services, and commander, Cyber Command. Vice Admiral Rogers pledged more openness at the NSA and promised to implement changes outlined by President Obama.
9:29 am HT Approx. 2 hr. 17 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The House considered a number of bills under suspension of the rules, including H.Res. 499, a ... The House considered a number of bills under suspension of the rules, including H.Res. 499, a bill that condemns Russian intervention in Ukraine. It also called on Russia to remove all of its military forces from Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and for the U.S and other nations to sanction Russia for its actions. 10:39 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 ... Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He answered questions on immigration reform, disaster relief funding, and counterterrorism efforts. Subcommittee Chair John Carter (R-TX said proposed budget cuts to the department were "harmful to essential frontline obligations. 5:04 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Federal Transit Administration and Federal Railroad Administration Update Therese McMillan; Diana Mendes; Joseph Szabo Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan along with Federal Railroad ... Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan along with Federal Railroad Administration Administrator Joseph Szabo provided updates and discussed the need for funding transportation and passenger rail service.
11:48 am HT Approx. 4 min. CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Kristina Peterson; Bill Scanlan Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence ... Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence Agency. 12:34 am HT Approx. 57 min. Freedom of Information Act Process The Director of the Office of Government Information Services Miriam Nisbet testified before the ... The Director of the Office of Government Information Services Miriam Nisbet testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on updating the Freedom of Information Act. Other witnesses include advocates for open government. 6:11 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Priorities for the Next Transportation Authorization Bill State and local public transportation leaders discussed priorities for the next Transportation ... State and local public transportation leaders discussed priorities for the next Transportation Authorization Bill. Panelists included Milwaukee alderman Robert Bauman, Mayor William Euille (D-Alexandria, Va) & state Sen. Steve Farley (D-AZ).
11:53 am HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Feinstein on CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers ... Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

This is a brief portion of her speech, which may be heard in program 318232-5.
7:46 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. International Health Care Models Health care professionals and analysts testified about the single-payer health care systems in ... Health care professionals and analysts testified about the single-payer health care systems in Taiwan, Canada, Denmark, and France. The hearing focused on lessons the U.S. could learn from those systems.
11:56 am HT Approx. 13 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics. 9:25 pm HT Approx. 3 min. Senator Feinstein on CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers ... Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

This is a brief portion of her speech, which may be heard in program 318232-5.
12:11 pm HT Approx. 19 min. Representative Tom Cole on Federal Budget Nancy Calo; Tom Cole; John McArdle Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) talked about President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal ... Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) talked about President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. Representative Cole characterized the budget proposal as “disappointing,” and criticized the cuts in the defense budget. He also spoke about his predictions for Representative Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget proposal, and his activities on the House Appropriations Committee.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
9:28 pm HT Approx. 2 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics.
12:30 pm HT Approx. 2 hr. 53 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 The House considered a number of bills under suspension of the rules, including H.Res. 499, a ... The House considered a number of bills under suspension of the rules, including H.Res. 499, a bill that condemns Russian intervention in Ukraine. It also called on Russia to remove all of its military forces from Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and for the U.S and other nations to sanction Russia for its actions. 9:32 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Military Special Operations Command Budget Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing ... Admiral William McRaven and Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Lumpkin testified at a hearing on the budget for U.S. Special Operations Command included in the fiscal year 2015 proposal. 
3:20 pm HT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1979 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It was delivered March 19, 1979, by Representative Al Gore, Jr. (D-TN). 10:45 pm HT Approx. 2 min. Intelligence and Military Nominations General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their ... General Paul Selva and Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testified at a hearing on their respective nominations. General Selva was chosen to lead the U.S. Transportation Command, and Vice Admiral Rogers was to become admiral and director of the National Security Agency, chief of Central Security Services, and commander, Cyber Command. Vice Admiral Rogers pledged more openness at the NSA and promised to implement changes outlined by President Obama.
3:25 pm HT Approx. 4 min. CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Kristina Peterson; Bill Scanlan Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence ... Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence Agency. 10:49 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Federal Transit Administration and Federal Railroad Administration Update Therese McMillan; Diana Mendes; Joseph Szabo Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan along with Federal Railroad ... Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan along with Federal Railroad Administration Administrator Joseph Szabo provided updates and discussed the need for funding transportation and passenger rail service.
3:30 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Senators Feinstein and Leahy on CIA's Search of Senate Computers Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the ... Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of searching a congressional computer system. She said the CIA had improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress as part of its investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a George Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She defended her committee’s work and challenged the CIA as she sought to set the record straight amid various reports of disputes between Congress and the agency. Senator Patrick Leahy afterward said that out of the thousands of speeches he had heard in his 40 years in the Senate, none were as important as the one she had just given. 11:55 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Priorities for the Next Transportation Authorization Bill State and local public transportation leaders discussed priorities for the next Transportation ... State and local public transportation leaders discussed priorities for the next Transportation Authorization Bill. Panelists included Milwaukee alderman Robert Bauman, Mayor William Euille (D-Alexandria, Va) & state Sen. Steve Farley (D-AZ).
4:11 pm HT Approx. 13 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics.
4:25 pm HT Approx. 5 min. Stakeout outside House Members Briefing on Ukraine Edward Royce House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) spoke with reporters following a classified ... House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) spoke with reporters following a classified briefing on Ukraine from several senior administration officials. He predicts that a resolution condemning Russia would pass the House unanimously.
4:31 pm HT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1979 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It was delivered March 19, 1979, by Representative Al Gore, Jr. (D-TN).
4:33 pm HT Approx. 54 min. Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment ... Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a Senate Homeland Security subcommittee. The hearing addressed retaliation against employees who raised concerns, and the roles and responsibilities of the Department of Energy and its contractors regarding whistleblowers. Chair Claire McCaskill (D-MO) in her opening remarks gave a summary of the safety concerns and the firings. Questions focused on whistleblower protections, non-disclosure statements, congressional actions, and third-party safety oversight.
5:27 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at ... Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington state. They all said they recognize the importance of a strong safety culture and commitment to allowing employees to openly raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation. URS executive James Taylor cited the reason for Donna Busche’s firing as conduct and behavior.
7:01 pm HT Approx. 4 min. CIA's Searches of Senate Computers Kristina Peterson; Bill Scanlan Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence ... Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence Agency.
7:06 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Senators Feinstein and Leahy on CIA's Search of Senate Computers Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the ... Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of searching a congressional computer system. She said the CIA had improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress as part of its investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a George Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She defended her committee’s work and challenged the CIA as she sought to set the record straight amid various reports of disputes between Congress and the agency. Senator Patrick Leahy afterward said that out of the thousands of speeches he had heard in his 40 years in the Senate, none were as important as the one she had just given.
7:47 pm HT Approx. 56 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics.
8:46 pm HT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1979 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It was delivered March 19, 1979, by Representative Al Gore, Jr. (D-TN).
8:49 pm HT Approx. 54 min. Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment ... Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a Senate Homeland Security subcommittee. The hearing addressed retaliation against employees who raised concerns, and the roles and responsibilities of the Department of Energy and its contractors regarding whistleblowers. Chair Claire McCaskill (D-MO) in her opening remarks gave a summary of the safety concerns and the firings. Questions focused on whistleblower protections, non-disclosure statements, congressional actions, and third-party safety oversight.
9:43 pm HT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at ... Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington state. They all said they recognize the importance of a strong safety culture and commitment to allowing employees to openly raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation. URS executive James Taylor cited the reason for Donna Busche’s firing as conduct and behavior.
11:17 pm HT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1979 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It was delivered March 19, 1979, by Representative Al Gore, Jr. (D-TN).
11:19 pm HT Approx. 40 min. Senators Feinstein and Leahy on CIA's Search of Senate Computers Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the ... Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of searching a congressional computer system. She said the CIA had improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress as part of its investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a George Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She defended her committee’s work and challenged the CIA as she sought to set the record straight amid various reports of disputes between Congress and the agency. Senator Patrick Leahy afterward said that out of the thousands of speeches he had heard in his 40 years in the Senate, none were as important as the one she had just given.
12:00 am HT Approx. 56 min. National Security and Intelligence John Brennan; Andrea Mitchell CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about ... CIA Director John Brennan talked with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Andrea Mitchell about national security and intelligence issues. In his remarks, he refuted charges Senate Select Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein made against the CIA earlier in the date on the Senate floor. She accused the agency of illegally tampering with Senate computers looking into the CIA’s detention and interrogation tactics.
12:57 am HT Approx. 1 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1979 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a clip was shown of the first televised speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It was delivered March 19, 1979, by Representative Al Gore, Jr. (D-TN).