C-SPAN Schedule

< Thursday, April 25 >

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5:00 am MT Approx. 39 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the presidency of George W. Bush. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments the presidency of George W. Bush. 4:03 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 2 Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ... Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick and Jo-Ellen Darcy testified on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fiscal year 2014 budget request. 4:02 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Global Threats to National Security James Clapper and Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn testified before the Senate Armed Services ... James Clapper and Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on current and future threats to the United States. They spoke specifically about potential nuclear threats from Iran and North Korea, and also about the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
5:40 am MT Approx. 8 min. Public Transportation in the Nation Parin Bhaduri, Austin Hoag, and Nalin Varma’s video, Public Transportation in the ... Parin Bhaduri, Austin Hoag, and Nalin Varma’s video, Public Transportation in the Nation was the middle school-section first prize-winning video in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The local cable company was Charter Communications. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme.*In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
5:14 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report Richard Cordray outlined a number of developing rules and initiatives under consideration at his ... Richard Cordray outlined a number of developing rules and initiatives under consideration at his agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB). In his testimony he said the CFPB had no interest in accessing personal financial data on individual consumers. Other topics included agency info-gathering, rural lenders, student aid, and the CFPB’s consumer complaint line. 6:10 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. Freight Transportation System Witnesses from FedEx, Norfolk Southern, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Werner Enterprises, ... Witnesses from FedEx, Norfolk Southern, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Werner Enterprises, and the AFL-CIOtestified on the future of freight transportation.
5:49 am MT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Boston Marathon Bombings Investigation Nancy Calo; Adam Schiff; Greta Brawner Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) talked about the latest developments in the Boston Marathon ... Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) talked about the latest developments in the Boston Marathon bombings, following a closed briefing about the bombings before the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday afternoon. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
6:56 am MT Approx. 5 min. Alan Lowe on the George W. Bush Presidential Library Alan Lowe; Steven Scully Alan Lowe talked about the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Alan Lowe talked about the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. 8:49 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. LIVE George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks.
6:35 am MT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Representative Steve King on Immigration Reform Nancy Calo; Steven King; Greta Brawner Representative Steve King (R-IA) talked about the reasons he believes immigration reform should be ... Representative Steve King (R-IA) talked about the reasons he believes immigration reform should be postponed until more is known about those responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
7:03 am MT Approx. 26 min. LIVE Immigration Policy Robert Goodlatte; Trey Gowdy House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to ... House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to reporters about immigration reform legislation. Chair Goodlatte announced that the committee would start introducing a series of immigration bills dealing with worker programs and requiring employers to verify immigration status of their employees. 10:24 am MT Approx. 32 min. Immigration Policy Robert Goodlatte; Trey Gowdy House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to ... House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to reporters about immigration reform legislation. Chair Goodlatte announced that the committee would start introducing a series of immigration bills dealing with worker programs and requiring employers to verify immigration status of their employees.
7:19 am MT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Political Asylum in the U.S. Philip Schrag; Greta Brawner Professor Philip Schrag talked about the process for political refugees to gain asylum in the ... Professor Philip Schrag talked about the process for political refugees to gain asylum in the United States, who qualifies for asylum, and why the asylum law was part of Senate immigration reform legislation debate. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:30 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate convened for a period of morning business. The Senate convened for a period of morning business. 10:58 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Counterterrorism Efforts Federal and local agency counterterrorism experts testified on their efforts to combat potential ... Federal and local agency counterterrorism experts testified on their efforts to combat potential chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear terrorist threats. Richard Daddario said that the threat of a nuclear or biological bomb attack was real, warning that if the Boston Marathon bombers had used a dirty bomb, it could have been a “death nail for a major urban area.”
8:01 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 4 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. 8:34 am MT Approx. 51 min. Immigration Policy David Cook; John McCain; Charles Schumer Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill ... Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Among their comments they said they and the six other members of the “Gang of Eight” senators working on the legislation would be open to amendments to address national security following the Boston Marathon bombings. 12:20 pm MT Approx. 2 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks.
9:06 am MT Approx. 13 min. LIVE House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing Nancy Pelosi House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gave her weekly legislative briefing. She urged ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gave her weekly legislative briefing. She urged House Speaker Boehner to appoint conferees on a budget and to resolve the sequestration automatic spending cuts. 9:26 am MT Approx. 5 min. Alan Lowe on the George W. Bush Presidential Library Alan Lowe; Steven Scully Alan Lowe talked about the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Alan Lowe talked about the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. 12:24 pm MT Approx. 7 min. Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria Lindsey Graham; John McCain Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence ... Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence briefing. Senator McCain said President Obama told him in a letter that Syrian President Assad likely used chemical weapons on a small scale against his people. He said he hoped President Obama would in reaction establish a no-fly zone over Syria and provide weapons to Syrian opposition, but not to send U.S. troops to the country.
9:20 am MT Approx. 9 min. Immigration Policy Robert Goodlatte; Trey Gowdy House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to ... House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to reporters about immigration reform legislation. Chair Goodlatte announced that the committee would start introducing a series of immigration bills dealing with worker programs and requiring employers to verify immigration status of their employees. 9:32 am MT Approx. 9 hr. 10 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 The Senate resumed consideration of S 743, the Marketplace Fairness Act, the Internet sales tax ... The Senate resumed consideration of S 743, the Marketplace Fairness Act, the Internet sales tax bill. 12:32 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. LIVE IRS Operations and 2013 Tax Return Filings Steven Miller testified on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operations and the 2013 tax return ... Steven Miller testified on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operations and the 2013 tax return filing season.
9:30 am MT Approx. 25 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks. 6:42 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Counterterrorism Efforts Federal and local agency counterterrorism experts testified on their efforts to combat potential ... Federal and local agency counterterrorism experts testified on their efforts to combat potential chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear terrorist threats. Richard Daddario said that the threat of a nuclear or biological bomb attack was real, warning that if the Boston Marathon bombers had used a dirty bomb, it could have been a “death nail for a major urban area.” 1:43 pm MT Approx. 3 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks.
9:56 am MT Approx. 4 min. Alan Lowe on the George W. Bush Presidential Library Alan Lowe; Steven Scully Alan Lowe talked about the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Alan Lowe talked about the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. 8:05 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Drought Effects on Water and Energy Resources Witnesses testified on the impact of drought in Southwestern and Great Plains states on water ... Witnesses testified on the impact of drought in Southwestern and Great Plains states on water supplies and the energy sector. Topics included global climate change, and increased collaboration between states, regions, and governmental agencies. 1:47 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. German Finance Minister on the Eurozone Carla Hills; Wolfgang Schauble German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble talked about market regulation and the state of the ... German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble talked about market regulation and the state of the European Union. 
10:00 am MT Approx. 5 hr. 47 min. LIVE House Session The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 9:39 pm MT Approx. 2 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks. 2:48 pm MT Approx. 2 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks.
3:48 pm MT Approx. 7 min. Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria Lindsey Graham; John McCain Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence ... Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence briefing. Senator McCain said President Obama told him in a letter that Syrian President Assad likely used chemical weapons on a small scale against his people. He said he hoped President Obama would in reaction establish a no-fly zone over Syria and provide weapons to Syrian opposition, but not to send U.S. troops to the country. 9:43 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. IRS Operations and 2013 Tax Return Filings Steven Miller testified on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operations and the 2013 tax return ... Steven Miller testified on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operations and the 2013 tax return filing season. 2:53 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Medicare Reform Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments ... Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments according to income, increasing the role of private insurance companies, and restructuring payment to physicians and hospitals. They agreed that Medicare was unsustainable in its currently form.
“Reforming Medicare: Fiscal Challenges and Policy Solutions” was a program of Governance Studies at Brookings.
3:56 pm MT Approx. 2 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks. 10:53 pm MT Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. Targeted Killing of Terrorist Suspects Overseas Military and policy experts testified on the the constitutional and statutory authority for ... Military and policy experts testified on the the constitutional and statutory authority for targeted killings with aerial drones of American terrorist suspects overseas. In his opening remarks, Yemini youth activist Farea Al-Muslimi talked about the drone strike that hit his village in Yemen to kill a suspected terrorist, which also caused many civilian casualties. 4:28 pm MT Approx. 2 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks.
3:59 pm MT Approx. 18 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing Nancy Pelosi House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gave her weekly legislative briefing. She urged ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gave her weekly legislative briefing. She urged House Speaker Boehner to appoint conferees on a budget and to resolve the sequestration automatic spending cuts. 1:19 am MT Approx. 3 min. Immigration Policy David Cook; John McCain; Charles Schumer Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill ... Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Among their comments they said they and the six other members of the “Gang of Eight” senators working on the legislation would be open to amendments to address national security following the Boston Marathon bombings. 4:33 pm MT Approx. 52 min. Swearing-In Ceremony for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as the new president of Venezuela in a ceremony in the National ... Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as the new president of Venezuela in a ceremony in the National Assembly. In his speech following the ceremony, he paid tribute to his predecessor Hugo Chavez and called on opposition parties to unite under his presidency.
4:20 pm MT Approx. 48 min. Immigration Policy David Cook; John McCain; Charles Schumer Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill ... Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Among their comments they said they and the six other members of the “Gang of Eight” senators working on the legislation would be open to amendments to address national security following the Boston Marathon bombings. 1:23 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Drought Effects on Water and Energy Resources Witnesses testified on the impact of drought in Southwestern and Great Plains states on water ... Witnesses testified on the impact of drought in Southwestern and Great Plains states on water supplies and the energy sector. Topics included global climate change, and increased collaboration between states, regions, and governmental agencies. 5:26 pm MT Approx. 2 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks.
5:09 pm MT Approx. 2 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks. 2:57 am MT Approx. 2 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks. 5:30 pm MT Approx. 29 min. Political Asylum in the U.S. Philip Schrag; Greta Brawner Professor Philip Schrag talked about the process for political refugees to gain asylum in the ... Professor Philip Schrag talked about the process for political refugees to gain asylum in the United States, who qualifies for asylum, and why the asylum law was part of Senate immigration reform legislation debate. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
5:15 pm MT Approx. 16 min. Presidential Remarks at Memorial Service for Victims of Plant Explosion in West, Texas Barack Obama President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the April 18, 2013, explosion of a ... President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the April 18, 2013, explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. The service was held at Baylor University’s Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas. 3:02 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. IRS Operations and 2013 Tax Return Filings Steven Miller testified on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operations and the 2013 tax return ... Steven Miller testified on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) operations and the 2013 tax return filing season. 6:01 pm MT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. Fiscal Year 2014 Foreign Aid Budget Rajiv Shah and Daniel Yohannes testified on the budget request for their respective foreign ... Rajiv Shah and Daniel Yohannes testified on the budget request for their respective foreign assistance programs, the Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. They addressed such issues as foreign assistance openness and restructuring of USAID’s food aid program. Several committee members raised concerns regarding U.S. foreign aid to the Syrian opposition, the Palestinian Authority, and Pakistan.
5:33 pm MT Approx. 18 min. FAA and Sequestration Spending Cuts Republican representatives spoke to reporters about the impact of flight delays as a result of ... Republican representatives spoke to reporters about the impact of flight delays as a result of sequestration budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration. House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris-Rodgers called on the Obama administration and the FAA to end the flight delays. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster said the FAA had the flexibility to avoid employee furloughs. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013.
4:14 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. FAA Fiscal Year 2014 Budget and Sequestration Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 ... Michael Huerta testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) fiscal year 2014 budget request. Many of the questions he answered focused on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on the air traffic control system and recent furloughs imposed by the FAA. 8:12 pm MT Approx. 17 min. Presidential Remarks at Memorial Service for Victims of Plant Explosion in West, Texas Barack Obama President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the April 18, 2013, explosion of a ... President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the April 18, 2013, explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. The service was held at Baylor University’s Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.
5:52 pm MT Approx. 7 min. Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria Lindsey Graham; John McCain Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence ... Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence briefing. Senator McCain said President Obama told him in a letter that Syrian President Assad likely used chemical weapons on a small scale against his people. He said he hoped President Obama would in reaction establish a no-fly zone over Syria and provide weapons to Syrian opposition, but not to send U.S. troops to the country. 8:29 pm MT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal ... Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care programs, would be affected. She responded to criticism from Senator Harkin (D-IA) for using funds in sickness prevention programs to help to set up insurance exchanges required under the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
6:02 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks. 10:35 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Immigration Policy, Enforcement Witnesses testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on ... Witnesses testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on immigration reform.*Among the topics they addressed were border security, law enforcement operations, and potential benefits to the economy of current immigration reform proposals. They also talked about the public debate over links between immigration and terrorist attacks, such as a recent bombing event at the Boston Marathon.
7:27 pm MT Approx. 49 min. Immigration Policy David Cook; John McCain; Charles Schumer Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill ... Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Among their comments they said they and the six other members of the “Gang of Eight” senators working on the legislation would be open to amendments to address national security following the Boston Marathon bombings. 12:06 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. Fiscal Year 2014 Foreign Aid Budget Rajiv Shah and Daniel Yohannes testified on the budget request for their respective foreign ... Rajiv Shah and Daniel Yohannes testified on the budget request for their respective foreign assistance programs, the Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. They addressed such issues as foreign assistance openness and restructuring of USAID’s food aid program. Several committee members raised concerns regarding U.S. foreign aid to the Syrian opposition, the Palestinian Authority, and Pakistan.
8:16 pm MT Approx. 31 min. Immigration Policy Robert Goodlatte; Trey Gowdy House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to ... House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to reporters about immigration reform legislation. Chair Goodlatte announced that the committee would start introducing a series of immigration bills dealing with worker programs and requiring employers to verify immigration status of their employees. 2:17 am MT Approx. 16 min. Presidential Remarks at Memorial Service for Victims of Plant Explosion in West, Texas Barack Obama President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the April 18, 2013, explosion of a ... President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the April 18, 2013, explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. The service was held at Baylor University’s Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.
8:48 pm MT Approx. 18 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing Nancy Pelosi House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gave her weekly legislative briefing. She urged ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gave her weekly legislative briefing. She urged House Speaker Boehner to appoint conferees on a budget and to resolve the sequestration automatic spending cuts. 2:34 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal ... Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly health care programs, would be affected. She responded to criticism from Senator Harkin (D-IA) for using funds in sickness prevention programs to help to set up insurance exchanges required under the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
9:06 pm MT Approx. 18 min. FAA and Sequestration Spending Cuts Republican representatives spoke to reporters about the impact of flight delays as a result of ... Republican representatives spoke to reporters about the impact of flight delays as a result of sequestration budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration. House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris-Rodgers called on the Obama administration and the FAA to end the flight delays. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster said the FAA had the flexibility to avoid employee furloughs. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013.
4:41 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Immigration Policy, Enforcement Witnesses testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on ... Witnesses testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on immigration reform.*Among the topics they addressed were border security, law enforcement operations, and potential benefits to the economy of current immigration reform proposals. They also talked about the public debate over links between immigration and terrorist attacks, such as a recent bombing event at the Boston Marathon.
9:25 pm MT Approx. 7 min. Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria Lindsey Graham; John McCain Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence ... Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence briefing. Senator McCain said President Obama told him in a letter that Syrian President Assad likely used chemical weapons on a small scale against his people. He said he hoped President Obama would in reaction establish a no-fly zone over Syria and provide weapons to Syrian opposition, but not to send U.S. troops to the country.
9:34 pm MT Approx. 8 min. Public Transportation in the Nation Parin Bhaduri, Austin Hoag, and Nalin Varma’s video, Public Transportation in the ... Parin Bhaduri, Austin Hoag, and Nalin Varma’s video, Public Transportation in the Nation was the middle school-section first prize-winning video in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The local cable company was Charter Communications. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme.*In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
9:45 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush ... Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Former first lady Laura Bush spoke about the center’s mission, goals, and exhibits. The five presidents spoke about the roles of former presidents, often injecting humorous anecdotes in their remarks.
11:10 pm MT Approx. 49 min. Immigration Policy David Cook; John McCain; Charles Schumer Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill ... Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about their joint immigration bill with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Among their comments they said they and the six other members of the “Gang of Eight” senators working on the legislation would be open to amendments to address national security following the Boston Marathon bombings.
12:00 am MT Approx. 32 min. Immigration Policy Robert Goodlatte; Trey Gowdy House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to ... House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke to reporters about immigration reform legislation. Chair Goodlatte announced that the committee would start introducing a series of immigration bills dealing with worker programs and requiring employers to verify immigration status of their employees.
12:32 am MT Approx. 18 min. House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing Nancy Pelosi House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gave her weekly legislative briefing. She urged ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gave her weekly legislative briefing. She urged House Speaker Boehner to appoint conferees on a budget and to resolve the sequestration automatic spending cuts.
12:50 am MT Approx. 18 min. FAA and Sequestration Spending Cuts Republican representatives spoke to reporters about the impact of flight delays as a result of ... Republican representatives spoke to reporters about the impact of flight delays as a result of sequestration budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration. House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris-Rodgers called on the Obama administration and the FAA to end the flight delays. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster said the FAA had the flexibility to avoid employee furloughs. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013.
1:09 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Counterterrorism Efforts Federal and local agency counterterrorism experts testified on their efforts to combat potential ... Federal and local agency counterterrorism experts testified on their efforts to combat potential chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear terrorist threats. Richard Daddario said that the threat of a nuclear or biological bomb attack was real, warning that if the Boston Marathon bombers had used a dirty bomb, it could have been a “death nail for a major urban area.”
2:33 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. Fiscal Year 2014 Foreign Aid Budget Rajiv Shah and Daniel Yohannes testified on the budget request for their respective foreign ... Rajiv Shah and Daniel Yohannes testified on the budget request for their respective foreign assistance programs, the Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. They addressed such issues as foreign assistance openness and restructuring of USAID’s food aid program. Several committee members raised concerns regarding U.S. foreign aid to the Syrian opposition, the Palestinian Authority, and Pakistan.
4:42 am MT Approx. 7 min. Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria Lindsey Graham; John McCain Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence ... Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following an intelligence briefing. Senator McCain said President Obama told him in a letter that Syrian President Assad likely used chemical weapons on a small scale against his people. He said he hoped President Obama would in reaction establish a no-fly zone over Syria and provide weapons to Syrian opposition, but not to send U.S. troops to the country.
4:50 am MT Approx. 8 min. Free Candy Alan Shimp’s video, Free Candy, was the high school-section first prize-winning video ... Alan Shimp’s video, Free Candy, was the high school-section first prize-winning video in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. He was a tenth grader at Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in Midland, Pennsylvania.
The local cable company was Comcast. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme.*In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.