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5:00 am MT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the proper balance between government secrecy and ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the proper balance between government secrecy and the public’s right to know. 4:44 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 17 min. Future of the European Union French President Francois Hollande spoke at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on the ... French President Francois Hollande spoke at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on the future of the European Union. He also answered questions from European party leaders. 4:22 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. International Regulation of the Internet Panelists talked about international efforts to regulate the Internet, their opposition to ... Panelists talked about international efforts to regulate the Internet, their opposition to government regulation of the Internet, and ways the U.S. can further engage in this issue. They also shared their experiences after attending the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) held in Dubai December 2012. The U.S., along with 55 other countries, voted against a treaty that would give governments more control over the Internet. 
“Some Countries Want the UN to Regulate the Internet. So, What’s the Problem?” was a panel of the Innovation Policy Summit held during the International CES, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas. 
5:51 am MT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Al Jazeera's U.S.-Based News Channel Bob Wheelock; Libby Casey Al Jazeera English’s Bob Wheelock talks about Al Jazeera’s new U.S. based news ... Al Jazeera English’s Bob Wheelock talks about Al Jazeera’s new U.S. based news channel, Al Jazeera America, launching in the summer of 2013. He also talked about Al Jazeera’s history, funding, and mission, and described the America channel’s intended audience, journalistic goals and purpose. 7:02 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. LIVE Economic Outlook The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. ... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. economy. Martin Regalia talked about recent gross domestic product (GDP) figures and policies the Obama administration and Congress should propose to help stimulate economic growth. 5:25 am MT Approx. 59 min. Health Care Policy and the States Gary Herbert; Thomas Miller Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) talked about his state’s efforts to reform health care and ... Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) talked about his state’s efforts to reform health care and ongoing disputes with the federal government over the 2010 health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA). He said that although he did not support the ACA, it was the law of the land and that states “must deal with it.” He described Utah’s health exchanges, based on a free marketplace with consumers deciding the coverage that works best for them. He outlined aspects of the ACA that Utah would not comply with, including not enforcing the individual mandate, administering Medicaid through the health exchange, and the tax credit through the exchange.
6:34 am MT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Executive Pay During the Financial Crisis Christy Romero; Libby Casey Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. ... Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. Treasury Department for approving “excessive” pay for executives at firms that received taxpayer-funded bailouts during the financial crisis. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:35 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Annual Economic Forecast Economic advisers to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama talked about the future of the ... Economic advisers to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama talked about the future of the U.S. economy, health care, education, and entitlement policies. They responded to questions from the audience. 6:25 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 17 min. Federal Housing Administration Financial Condition Witnesses testified on the financial health of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the ... Witnesses testified on the financial health of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the government’s proper role in home mortgage finance.
7:20 am MT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Life Expectancy in the U.S. Laudan Aron; Libby Casey; Steven Woolf Laudan Aron and Dr. Steven Woolf talked about the findings and of a joint National Research ... Laudan Aron and Dr. Steven Woolf talked about the findings and of a joint National Research Council and Institute of Medicine report on the reasons why Americans have shorter life expectancies and are in poorer health than citizens in their peers in 16 other high income democracries. They discussed the factors that contribute to Americans' health, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
9:45 am MT Approx. 42 min. Bipartisan Problem Solving Jon Huntsman; Joe Manchin No Labels also unveiled their new leadership at this meeting, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin ... No Labels also unveiled their new leadership at this meeting, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin from West Virginia and 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman. Former Utah Governor John Huntsman (R), who ran for president in 2012, and West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin (D),
The new co-chairs of No Labels, Senator Joe Manchin and former ambassador and presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, spoke about solving the nation’s problems through bipartisanship. They reflected on their history of cooperation when Senator Manchin was the Democratic governor of West Virginia and former Ambassador Huntsman was the Republican governor of Utah. No Labels was a growing citizens' movement of Democrats, Republicans and independents. They also launched the Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus at this meeting. 
“Meeting to Make America Work” was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
8:44 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 17 min. Future of the European Union French President Francois Hollande spoke at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on the ... French President Francois Hollande spoke at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on the future of the European Union. He also answered questions from European party leaders.
8:06 am MT Approx. 54 min. U.S. Manufacturing Jeffrey Immelt was interviewed by Gregory Ip about the state of U.S. manufacturing. Then he ... Jeffrey Immelt was interviewed by Gregory Ip about the state of U.S. manufacturing. Then he responded to questions from three more journalists. He discussed the impact of political uncertainty at the national level on the economy, saying that small and medium-sized businesses were affected much more than large businesses such as General Electric. Other topics included the role of colleges and universities in supplying manufacturing labor, employee benefits, and corporate tax code simplification.
“Writing America’s Next Manufacturing Chapter: Designing a New Compact Between Firms, Workers, Communitites & Government” was part of the Atlantic Live’s “Manufacturing’s Next Chapter” conference held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center.
10:30 am MT Approx. 40 min. Al Jazeera's U.S.-Based News Channel Bob Wheelock; Libby Casey Al Jazeera English’s Bob Wheelock talks about Al Jazeera’s new U.S. based news ... Al Jazeera English’s Bob Wheelock talks about Al Jazeera’s new U.S. based news channel, Al Jazeera America, launching in the summer of 2013. He also talked about Al Jazeera’s history, funding, and mission, and described the America channel’s intended audience, journalistic goals and purpose. 11:03 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Science and Technology Enterprise Science and technology leaders from the academic and business world testified on the economic ... Science and technology leaders from the academic and business world testified on the economic impact of research and development. They said that investment leads to innovation and supports the economy. They cautioned against cutting research and development funding, and recommended changes to immigration laws and a more corporate-friendly environment. Ms. Jackson in her testimony gave an example of federal funds being used to regenerate an injured soldier’s muscle tissue by implanting gel-based therapy from pig bladders.
9:01 am MT Approx. 4 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session Brian Chrzastek The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session. 11:13 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 43 min. No Child Left Behind Waivers Secretary Arne Duncan and state education officials testified on the reforms implemented under ... Secretary Arne Duncan and state education officials testified on the reforms implemented under “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) state flexibility waivers. Kentucky Education Commissioner Holliday also said that the automatic sequestration spending cuts would deeply affect his state’s schools, students, and teachers through loss of jobs and services. 
NCLB was an education program passed during the George W. Bush administration.
“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 scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
12:43 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Meeting to Make America Work Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City ... Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City to unveil the group’s new bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. The caucus hopes to make a statement during the President’s upcoming State of the Union Address by wearing orange pins on their lapels. Among other musical offerings, No Labels Co-Chair Jon Huntsman’s daughters sang “God Bless America.” Senators Heller and Ayotte and Representative Kingston participated by pre-recorded video messages. Other videos were shown.
“Meeting to Make America Work” was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
9:35 am MT Approx. 3 hr. 5 min. CIA Director Nomination Hearing The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on the nomination of John Brennan to ... The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on the nomination of John Brennan to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Brennan, who had served in the CIA for 25 years. Mr. Brennan defended anti-terrorist attacks by unmanned drones and said lethal strikes were only used as a last resort. He also said that he was not certain the use of water-boarding in interrogations had produced valuable information. Other topics addressed included security leaks and counter-terrorism efforts against al-Qaeda
Committee Chair Feinstein stopped the hearing for a few minutes to clear the room after several outbursts from protesters delayed the hearing. Members of the public wishing to return to the hearing had to be screened by Capitol Police.
1:58 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps Michael Copps; Jonathan Fanton Michael Copps spoke at the Roosevelt House in New York City about the Future of the Federal ... Michael Copps spoke at the Roosevelt House in New York City about the Future of the Federal Communications Commission He warned that the agency is headed towards allowing a new wave of media consolidation that will hurt the public interest and limit diversity. He also noted that as a candidate, President Obama had expressed concerns about media consolidation. After serving on the Commission from 2001 to 2011. Mr. Copps is now a Senior Adviser at the activist group Common Cause. 2:40 pm MT Approx. 20 min. Representative Michael Burgess on Health Care Michael Burgess; Lisa Simpson Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was ... Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was “wary” of the Affordable Care Act, the 2010 health care law, and its health care exchanges for the uninsured. He warned that looming congressional budget struggles and sequestration would affect health care and that the insurance exchanges would not be ready when scheduled.
“The Congressional Agenda” was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
12:40 pm MT Approx. 4 min. LIVE U.S.-Canada Relations John Baird; John Kerry Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters ... Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters following a meeting at the State Department. Secretary Kerry addressed the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the process for evaluating the project would be fair and open with an announcement coming in the near-term. Other topics included U.S.-Canada relations involving efforts to streamline trade and travel at the border. Secretary Kerry also addressed upcoming nuclear discussions with Iran. 3:16 pm MT Approx. 42 min. Executive Pay During the Financial Crisis Christy Romero; Libby Casey Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. ... Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. Treasury Department for approving “excessive” pay for executives at firms that received taxpayer-funded bailouts during the financial crisis. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:01 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Washington Classroom with Jonathan Martin Jonathan Martin previewed the agenda for the 113th Congress and President Obama’s second ... Jonathan Martin previewed the agenda for the 113th Congress and President Obama’s second term. He discussed the factors and events that determined the outcome of the 2012 elections, and the political environment in both the legislative and executive branches.
12:45 pm MT Approx. 1 min. Executive Pay During the Financial Crisis Christy Romero; Libby Casey Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. ... Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. Treasury Department for approving “excessive” pay for executives at firms that received taxpayer-funded bailouts during the financial crisis. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:00 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Economic Outlook The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. ... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. economy. Martin Regalia talked about recent gross domestic product (GDP) figures and policies the Obama administration and Congress should propose to help stimulate economic growth. 4:09 pm MT Approx. 56 min. U.S. Manufacturing Jeffrey Immelt was interviewed by Gregory Ip about the state of U.S. manufacturing. Then he ... Jeffrey Immelt was interviewed by Gregory Ip about the state of U.S. manufacturing. Then he responded to questions from three more journalists. He discussed the impact of political uncertainty at the national level on the economy, saying that small and medium-sized businesses were affected much more than large businesses such as General Electric. Other topics included the role of colleges and universities in supplying manufacturing labor, employee benefits, and corporate tax code simplification.
“Writing America’s Next Manufacturing Chapter: Designing a New Compact Between Firms, Workers, Communitites & Government” was part of the Atlantic Live’s “Manufacturing’s Next Chapter” conference held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center.
12:46 pm MT Approx. 19 min. LIVE U.S.-Canada Relations John Baird; John Kerry Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters ... Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters following a meeting at the State Department. Secretary Kerry addressed the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the process for evaluating the project would be fair and open with an announcement coming in the near-term. Other topics included U.S.-Canada relations involving efforts to streamline trade and travel at the border. Secretary Kerry also addressed upcoming nuclear discussions with Iran. 4:04 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Meeting to Make America Work Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City ... Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City to unveil the group’s new bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. The caucus hopes to make a statement during the President’s upcoming State of the Union Address by wearing orange pins on their lapels. Among other musical offerings, No Labels Co-Chair Jon Huntsman’s daughters sang “God Bless America.” Senators Heller and Ayotte and Representative Kingston participated by pre-recorded video messages. Other videos were shown.
“Meeting to Make America Work” was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
5:06 pm MT Approx. 53 min. Manufacturing and Technology Panelists talked about the evolution of manufacturing through technological advances. Some of ... Panelists talked about the evolution of manufacturing through technological advances. Some of the topics they discussed were 3-D printing, the cost of developing new manufacturing technologies, and the measurement of manufacturing outfit.
“Designing the Future: The Effects of Technology on Industry” was part of the Atlantic Live’s “Manufacturing’s Next Chapter” conference held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center.
1:06 pm MT Approx. 3 min. Economic Outlook The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. ... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. economy. Martin Regalia talked about recent gross domestic product (GDP) figures and policies the Obama administration and Congress should propose to help stimulate economic growth. 6:01 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Debate on Same Sex Marriage Bill Members of Parliament debated a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in Great Britain. Members of Parliament debated a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in Great Britain. 6:01 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Economic Outlook The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. ... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. economy. Martin Regalia talked about recent gross domestic product (GDP) figures and policies the Obama administration and Congress should propose to help stimulate economic growth.
1:12 pm MT Approx. 40 min. Al Jazeera's U.S.-Based News Channel Bob Wheelock; Libby Casey Al Jazeera English’s Bob Wheelock talks about Al Jazeera’s new U.S. based news ... Al Jazeera English’s Bob Wheelock talks about Al Jazeera’s new U.S. based news channel, Al Jazeera America, launching in the summer of 2013. He also talked about Al Jazeera’s history, funding, and mission, and described the America channel’s intended audience, journalistic goals and purpose. 7:31 pm MT Approx. 41 min. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Conference Rea Carey Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, gave her annual ... Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, gave her annual “state of the movement” address at the group’s national conference. She noted victories for gay rights in the November 2012 elections and praised President Obama’s remarks on the subject during his inaugural address. She also called on President Obama to sign an executive order protecting federal workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and she vowed to fight for equal rights for transgender people in the military.
This was a keynote address at the 25th annual National Conference on LGBT Equality, held in the Grand Ballroom of the Atlanta Hilton.
7:34 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Lessons from the 2012 Election, Campaign Workers Presidential and congressional campaign workers talked about the lessons they learned from the ... Presidential and congressional campaign workers talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 elections. The discussed the impact of the Supreme Court Citizens United decision, social media, management of the Obama campaign, and improvements that could be applied to 2014 elections, for which they were already hiring campaign managers. During the audience participation portion they answered questions on the evolving roles of regional political directors and general consultants with the advent of super political action committees (super PACs), the effects of social media and the 24-hour media cycle on making policy, and more.
“The Campaign Operatives” was a panel of “Campaigns and Legislation: Applying Lessons from the 2012 Campaign Cycle to the 113th Congress,” held at the Georgetown Law Center Hart Auditorium.
1:53 pm MT Approx. 8 min. Economic Outlook The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. ... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. economy. Martin Regalia talked about recent gross domestic product (GDP) figures and policies the Obama administration and Congress should propose to help stimulate economic growth. 8:15 pm MT Approx. 53 min. Manufacturing and Technology Panelists talked about the evolution of manufacturing through technological advances. Some of ... Panelists talked about the evolution of manufacturing through technological advances. Some of the topics they discussed were 3-D printing, the cost of developing new manufacturing technologies, and the measurement of manufacturing outfit.
“Designing the Future: The Effects of Technology on Industry” was part of the Atlantic Live’s “Manufacturing’s Next Chapter” conference held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center.
8:53 pm MT Approx. 2 hr. 43 min. No Child Left Behind Waivers Secretary Arne Duncan and state education officials testified on the reforms implemented under ... Secretary Arne Duncan and state education officials testified on the reforms implemented under “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) state flexibility waivers. Kentucky Education Commissioner Holliday also said that the automatic sequestration spending cuts would deeply affect his state’s schools, students, and teachers through loss of jobs and services. 
NCLB was an education program passed during the George W. Bush administration.
“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 scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
2:02 pm MT Approx. 54 min. LIVE Farewell Ceremony for Secretary Leon Panetta President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey paid tribute to ... President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey paid tribute to outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The ceremony included members from all of the U.S. Armed Forces as well as performances by the U.S. Army Band. 9:09 pm MT Approx. 51 min. Advanced Manufacturing Panelists talked about ways to strengthen the manufacturing sector. Some of their suggestions ... Panelists talked about ways to strengthen the manufacturing sector. Some of their suggestions included improving negative attitudes toward manufacturing jobs, better education, and targeting currency manipulation. The program included questions from audience members.
“What Advanced Manufacturing Requires to Keep Advancing” was part of the Atlantic Live’s “Manufacturing’s Next Chapter” conference held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center.
11:40 pm MT Approx. 20 min. Representative Michael Burgess on Health Care Michael Burgess; Lisa Simpson Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was ... Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) spoke about the state of national health policy. He was “wary” of the Affordable Care Act, the 2010 health care law, and its health care exchanges for the uninsured. He warned that looming congressional budget struggles and sequestration would affect health care and that the insurance exchanges would not be ready when scheduled.
“The Congressional Agenda” was part of the National Health Policy Conference held by AcademyHealth at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
2:58 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Economic Outlook The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. ... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. economy. Martin Regalia talked about recent gross domestic product (GDP) figures and policies the Obama administration and Congress should propose to help stimulate economic growth. 10:03 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Debate on Same Sex Marriage Bill Members of Parliament debated a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in Great Britain. Members of Parliament debated a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in Great Britain. 12:02 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Economic Outlook The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. ... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly briefing on the outlook for the U.S. economy. Martin Regalia talked about recent gross domestic product (GDP) figures and policies the Obama administration and Congress should propose to help stimulate economic growth.
4:28 pm MT Approx. 1 min. Former President Bill Clinton Remarks Bill Clinton; Steny Hoyer Former President Bill Clinton spoke to House Democrats at their retreat about the future of the ... Former President Bill Clinton spoke to House Democrats at their retreat about the future of the party. He talked about several issues including job creation, immigration and gun control, which he described as “an opportunity, not a toxic land mine.” He urged Democrats to to treat gun-owning voters as friends and neighbors.
The House Democratic Issues Conference was a three-day retreat at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia.
11:35 pm MT Approx. 41 min. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Conference Rea Carey Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, gave her annual ... Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, gave her annual “state of the movement” address at the group’s national conference. She noted victories for gay rights in the November 2012 elections and praised President Obama’s remarks on the subject during his inaugural address. She also called on President Obama to sign an executive order protecting federal workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and she vowed to fight for equal rights for transgender people in the military.
This was a keynote address at the 25th annual National Conference on LGBT Equality, held in the Grand Ballroom of the Atlanta Hilton.
1:35 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Lessons from the 2012 Election, Campaign Workers Presidential and congressional campaign workers talked about the lessons they learned from the ... Presidential and congressional campaign workers talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 elections. The discussed the impact of the Supreme Court Citizens United decision, social media, management of the Obama campaign, and improvements that could be applied to 2014 elections, for which they were already hiring campaign managers. During the audience participation portion they answered questions on the evolving roles of regional political directors and general consultants with the advent of super political action committees (super PACs), the effects of social media and the 24-hour media cycle on making policy, and more.
“The Campaign Operatives” was a panel of “Campaigns and Legislation: Applying Lessons from the 2012 Campaign Cycle to the 113th Congress,” held at the Georgetown Law Center Hart Auditorium.
4:31 pm MT Approx. 53 min. Town Hall with Senator Ben Cardin Benjamin Cardin; Francis Collins Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with federal workers at the National Institutes of Health in ... Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with federal workers at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland about looming budget cuts through the sequestration process. Sen. Cardin said that it was “unlikely” that an alternative to the severe budget cuts called for in sequestration would be avoided before the March 1st deadline. Sequestration calls for across-the board cuts to government agencies totaling $1.2 trillion over the next 10 years, with $1.6 billion coming out of the NIH budget. 
Sen. Cardin told NIH employees to “put a face on and personalize what you do” saying that people are not attacking federal workers but government.
12:19 am MT Approx. 53 min. Manufacturing and Technology Panelists talked about the evolution of manufacturing through technological advances. Some of ... Panelists talked about the evolution of manufacturing through technological advances. Some of the topics they discussed were 3-D printing, the cost of developing new manufacturing technologies, and the measurement of manufacturing outfit.
“Designing the Future: The Effects of Technology on Industry” was part of the Atlantic Live’s “Manufacturing’s Next Chapter” conference held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center.
2:54 am MT Approx. 2 hr. 43 min. No Child Left Behind Waivers Secretary Arne Duncan and state education officials testified on the reforms implemented under ... Secretary Arne Duncan and state education officials testified on the reforms implemented under “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) state flexibility waivers. Kentucky Education Commissioner Holliday also said that the automatic sequestration spending cuts would deeply affect his state’s schools, students, and teachers through loss of jobs and services. 
NCLB was an education program passed during the George W. Bush administration.
“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 scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
5:26 pm MT Approx. 32 min. Defense Department Sequestration Budget Cuts Republican members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees spoke to reporters about ... Republican members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees spoke to reporters about their proposal for averting sequestration defense cuts. In their remarks they dismissed President Obama’s plan to avoid the cuts.
Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011, and were scheduled to occur starting on March 1, 2013.
1:13 am MT Approx. 51 min. Advanced Manufacturing Panelists talked about ways to strengthen the manufacturing sector. Some of their suggestions ... Panelists talked about ways to strengthen the manufacturing sector. Some of their suggestions included improving negative attitudes toward manufacturing jobs, better education, and targeting currency manipulation. The program included questions from audience members.
“What Advanced Manufacturing Requires to Keep Advancing” was part of the Atlantic Live’s “Manufacturing’s Next Chapter” conference held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center.
6:00 pm MT Approx. 47 min. Former President Bill Clinton Remarks Bill Clinton; Steny Hoyer Former President Bill Clinton spoke to House Democrats at their retreat about the future of the ... Former President Bill Clinton spoke to House Democrats at their retreat about the future of the party. He talked about several issues including job creation, immigration and gun control, which he described as “an opportunity, not a toxic land mine.” He urged Democrats to to treat gun-owning voters as friends and neighbors.
The House Democratic Issues Conference was a three-day retreat at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia.
2:05 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Manufacturing and Immigration Senators Michael Bennett (D-CO), John McCain (R-AZ), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talked with Steve ... Senators Michael Bennett (D-CO), John McCain (R-AZ), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talked with Steve Clemons about the effects of immigration reform on the manufacturing industry, job creation, and economic growth. Topics included guest worker visas, biometric worker verification systems, and allowing students who attain college degrees in the U.S. to stay in the country after graduation. The senators also answered questions from the audience.
“Manufacturing & Jobs in the Next American Economy: Post-Partisan Viewpoints on Immigration” was part of the Atlantic Live’s “Manufacturing’s Next Chapter” conference held at the Newseum Knight Conference Center.
6:50 pm MT Approx. 19 min. U.S.-Canada Relations John Baird; John Kerry Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters ... Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters following a meeting at the State Department. Secretary Kerry addressed the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the process for evaluating the project would be fair and open with an announcement coming in the near-term. Other topics included U.S.-Canada relations involving efforts to streamline trade and travel at the border. Secretary Kerry also addressed upcoming nuclear discussions with Iran. 3:14 am MT Approx. 30 min. Georgia State of the State Address Nathan Deal Governor Nathan Deal (R) gave the annual state of the state address before a joint session of the ... Governor Nathan Deal (R) gave the annual state of the state address before a joint session of the Georgia legislature. He spoke about public safety legislation, education reform and lowering high school dropout rates, and improving economic development.
7:11 pm MT Approx. 50 min. Farewell Ceremony for Secretary Leon Panetta President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey paid tribute to ... President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey paid tribute to outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The ceremony included members from all of the U.S. Armed Forces as well as performances by the U.S. Army Band. 3:46 am MT Approx. 41 min. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Conference Rea Carey Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, gave her annual ... Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, gave her annual “state of the movement” address at the group’s national conference. She noted victories for gay rights in the November 2012 elections and praised President Obama’s remarks on the subject during his inaugural address. She also called on President Obama to sign an executive order protecting federal workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and she vowed to fight for equal rights for transgender people in the military.
This was a keynote address at the 25th annual National Conference on LGBT Equality, held in the Grand Ballroom of the Atlanta Hilton.
8:04 pm MT Approx. 53 min. Town Hall with Senator Ben Cardin Benjamin Cardin; Francis Collins Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with federal workers at the National Institutes of Health in ... Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with federal workers at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland about looming budget cuts through the sequestration process. Sen. Cardin said that it was “unlikely” that an alternative to the severe budget cuts called for in sequestration would be avoided before the March 1st deadline. Sequestration calls for across-the board cuts to government agencies totaling $1.2 trillion over the next 10 years, with $1.6 billion coming out of the NIH budget. 
Sen. Cardin told NIH employees to “put a face on and personalize what you do” saying that people are not attacking federal workers but government.
4:31 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Debate on Same Sex Marriage Bill Members of Parliament debated a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in Great Britain. Members of Parliament debated a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in Great Britain.
9:01 pm MT Approx. 42 min. Executive Pay During the Financial Crisis Christy Romero; Libby Casey Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. ... Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. Treasury Department for approving “excessive” pay for executives at firms that received taxpayer-funded bailouts during the financial crisis. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
9:45 pm MT Approx. 47 min. Former President Bill Clinton Remarks Bill Clinton; Steny Hoyer Former President Bill Clinton spoke to House Democrats at their retreat about the future of the ... Former President Bill Clinton spoke to House Democrats at their retreat about the future of the party. He talked about several issues including job creation, immigration and gun control, which he described as “an opportunity, not a toxic land mine.” He urged Democrats to to treat gun-owning voters as friends and neighbors.
The House Democratic Issues Conference was a three-day retreat at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia.
10:36 pm MT Approx. 19 min. U.S.-Canada Relations John Baird; John Kerry Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters ... Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters following a meeting at the State Department. Secretary Kerry addressed the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the process for evaluating the project would be fair and open with an announcement coming in the near-term. Other topics included U.S.-Canada relations involving efforts to streamline trade and travel at the border. Secretary Kerry also addressed upcoming nuclear discussions with Iran.
10:57 pm MT Approx. 50 min. Farewell Ceremony for Secretary Leon Panetta President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey paid tribute to ... President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey paid tribute to outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The ceremony included members from all of the U.S. Armed Forces as well as performances by the U.S. Army Band.
11:51 pm MT Approx. 53 min. Town Hall with Senator Ben Cardin Benjamin Cardin; Francis Collins Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with federal workers at the National Institutes of Health in ... Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with federal workers at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland about looming budget cuts through the sequestration process. Sen. Cardin said that it was “unlikely” that an alternative to the severe budget cuts called for in sequestration would be avoided before the March 1st deadline. Sequestration calls for across-the board cuts to government agencies totaling $1.2 trillion over the next 10 years, with $1.6 billion coming out of the NIH budget. 
Sen. Cardin told NIH employees to “put a face on and personalize what you do” saying that people are not attacking federal workers but government.
12:46 am MT Approx. 42 min. Executive Pay During the Financial Crisis Christy Romero; Libby Casey Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. ... Christy Romero talked about a Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) report that criticized the U.S. Treasury Department for approving “excessive” pay for executives at firms that received taxpayer-funded bailouts during the financial crisis. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
1:31 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Government Waste, Part 1 Non-governmental organization representatives testified on ways the government could reduce ... Non-governmental organization representatives testified on ways the government could reduce spending by identifying fraud, abuse and redundancy. Among the topics addressed were federal enforcement powers and operations, instances where inspectors had identified mismanagement of government programs, and government contracting practices.
2:54 am MT Approx. 50 min. Farewell Ceremony for Secretary Leon Panetta President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey paid tribute to ... President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey paid tribute to outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The ceremony included members from all of the U.S. Armed Forces as well as performances by the U.S. Army Band.
3:48 am MT Approx. 19 min. U.S.-Canada Relations John Baird; John Kerry Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters ... Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird spoke with reporters following a meeting at the State Department. Secretary Kerry addressed the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the process for evaluating the project would be fair and open with an announcement coming in the near-term. Other topics included U.S.-Canada relations involving efforts to streamline trade and travel at the border. Secretary Kerry also addressed upcoming nuclear discussions with Iran.
4:09 am MT Approx. 47 min. Former President Bill Clinton Remarks Bill Clinton; Steny Hoyer Former President Bill Clinton spoke to House Democrats at their retreat about the future of the ... Former President Bill Clinton spoke to House Democrats at their retreat about the future of the party. He talked about several issues including job creation, immigration and gun control, which he described as “an opportunity, not a toxic land mine.” He urged Democrats to to treat gun-owning voters as friends and neighbors.
The House Democratic Issues Conference was a three-day retreat at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia.