C-SPAN Schedule

< Wednesday, November 28 >

All times and durations are subject to change

C-SPAN 1 Copy C-SPAN 2 Copy C-SPAN 3 Copy
4:00 am PT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “How would you fix your school ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “How would you fix your school system?” 4:00 am PT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Question Time David Cameron; Edward Miliband Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included the Leveson inquiry report, which was to be released the following day, as well as Palestine’s bid for membership in the United Nations, the British government’s jobs program, and recovery efforts for recent flood victims. 3:54 am PT Approx. 25 min. President Obama Biographers Three of President Obama’s biographers discussed his thinking and evolution in presidential ... Three of President Obama’s biographers discussed his thinking and evolution in presidential power. Topics included his motivations, the 2012 election, and comparisons with President Clinton. Ron Suskind in his analysis said that the president had developed a better understanding of presidential power. They were interviewed by biographer Walter Isaacson.
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
4:50 am PT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Investigation into the Benghazi Attack Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Michael Hirsh Michael Hirsh talked about United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice’s previous day meeting with ... Michael Hirsh talked about United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice’s previous day meeting with Republican senators about the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Topics included what came out of the meeting, the feeling among the senators afterward, and the latest details in the Benghazi investigation. Mr. Hirsh also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
4:35 am PT Approx. 33 min. U.S. Strategic Competitiveness Business community scholars and economists talked about the need for more U.S. entrepreneurial ... Business community scholars and economists talked about the need for more U.S. entrepreneurial leadership in the world. They focused on the economy, immigration reform, and innovation. They were interviewed by Steve Clemons. 
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
4:20 am PT Approx. 59 min. Foreign Policy and the Senate Kelly Ayotte; Jamie Fly; Joseph Lieberman Senate Homeland Security Chair Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about U.S. foreign policy with Senator ... Senate Homeland Security Chair Joe Lieberman (I-CT) talked about U.S. foreign policy with Senator Kelly Ayotte. He criticized the Obama administration for not engaging in Syria and said the attack on the U.S. consulate in Beghazi, Libya, could have been avoided if the U.S. had a larger presence in the country. Senator Lieberman, who was retiring, also reflected on U.S. foreign policy during his 24-year tenure in Congress, and discussed Iran and cyber security. At the end of the program, he answered questions from audience members.
“Reflections and Projections: The Past and Future of Foreign Policy in the Senate” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
5:34 am PT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Fiscal Cliff and Income Tax Rates Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Zachary Goldfarb Zachary Goldfarb talked about the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on the income tax cuts ... Zachary Goldfarb talked about the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on the income tax cuts passed in 2001 and 2003 under President George W. Bush, and extended in 2010 under President Obama.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was the first part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
5:11 am PT Approx. 55 min. LIVE Politico Playbook Breakfast with Grover Norquist Mike Allen; Grover Norquist Grover Norquist talked about the “fiscal cliff,” taxes, and Republican Party strategy ... Grover Norquist talked about the “fiscal cliff,” taxes, and Republican Party strategy for the 2014 and 2016 elections. Among his statements he said that Republicans should separate themselves from Democrats and not be a part of any fiscal cliff deal that includes tax increases. This “Politico Playbook” Breakfast was held in the Newseum.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
5:21 am PT Approx. 41 min. U.S.-Iran Relations Panelists discussed U.S.-Iran relations, focusing on Iran’s nuclear program. Topics ... Panelists discussed U.S.-Iran relations, focusing on Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included Middle East nuclear talks scheduled for December 2012 in Finland. Iran had agreed to attend the talks, but the United States had cancelled attendance because suitable conditions had not been agreed upon. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Daryl Kimball moderated. 
Then former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski talked about the ongoing stalemate between the U.S. and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program and explained his position that attacking Iran should not be an option.*After his remarks he was interviewed by Mr.*Parsi and responded to questions from members of the audience.*
“Iran 2013: Making Diplomacy Work” was a program of the Arms Control Association and the National Iranian American Council.
6:20 am PT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Alex Brill and Ethan Pollack on Tax Rates Alex Brill; Ethan Pollack; Greta Brawner Alex Brill and Ethan Pollack talked about how the upcoming “fiscal cliff” could affect ... Alex Brill and Ethan Pollack talked about how the upcoming “fiscal cliff” could affect the income tax cuts passed in 2001 and 2003 under President George W. Bush, and extended in 2010 under President Obama. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” 'referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
6:08 am PT Approx. 51 min. Education and National Security Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein talked about the Council on Foreign Relations report they ... Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein talked about the Council on Foreign Relations report they co-authored on the links between national security and education reform. Topics included higher standards in education and choice in education systems. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was the dinner keynote presentation of the 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform, held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.
6:06 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. LIVE 1990 Federal Budget Deal Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement ... Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. Topics included the major leaders in the agreement, and the actions and compromises that ultimately led to compromise.
Former Representative Tom Davis (R-VA) made opening remarks about some of the trends contributing to contemporary congressional gridlock.
At the time of this discussion, current congressional leaders were involved in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” "Fiscal cliff" referred to impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
7:03 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. LIVE Amtrak Structural Reorganization Representatives from Amtrak and the United Transportation Union testified on the status of a ... Representatives from Amtrak and the United Transportation Union testified on the status of a structural reorganization plan for the passenger rail service. Ted Alves reported that Amtrak had or was in the process of implementing several of changes, such as human capital management and food and beverage programs. He said that the company was focused on operating more like a profit-making business, and that Amtrak had improved its invoice review process and recovered over $20 million in overpayments in 2012.
Republican committee members spoke of Amtrak’s heavy dependence on government subsidies and stressed the need for efficiency.
7:00 am PT Approx. 9 hr. 18 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate convened for a legislative session. 8:08 am PT Approx. 54 min. LIVE Lessons from the 1990 Budget Deal As current congressional leaders were involved in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal ... As current congressional leaders were involved in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” former congressional leaders and governmental officials, journalists, and academics talked about lessons current leaders could learn from the 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
8:53 am PT Approx. 6 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republican leaders spoke to reporters before meeting with a group of CEOs in Washington to ... House Republican leaders spoke to reporters before meeting with a group of CEOs in Washington to discuss the debt and deficit with congressional leaders and the president. Speaker Boehner said that Republicans were willing to consider new sources of revenue as part of the solution to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” but would not consider raising marginal tax rates on upper income earners. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
4:20 pm PT Approx. 46 min. Prime Minister Harper on U.S.-Canada Relations Maryscott Greenwood; Stephen Harper At a forum with business leaders in Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper discussed ... At a forum with business leaders in Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper discussed relations between the U.S. and Canada and described his government as “extremely pro-American.” Topics included the “fiscal cliff,” cross-border trade, and the current U.S.-Canada relationship.
He was interviewed by Maryscott Greenwood at the Canadian American Business Council 18th Annual Fall Policy Forum and Business Achievement Award Luncheon in Ottawa.
9:04 am PT Approx. 56 min. U.S.-European Union Relations Daniel Hamilton; Martin Schulz Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament delivered remarks on U.S. -Europe ... Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament delivered remarks on U.S. -Europe relations. He said he supports a free trade agreement set up by 2015, between United States and the European Union. Together, Europe and the U.S. account for about half the world’s economic output and nearly a third of world trade. Mr. Schulz also spoke about the need for the United States and European Union to work together on challenges relating to financial market regulations and economic recovery.
9:00 am PT Approx. 30 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 5:10 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Amtrak Structural Reorganization Representatives from Amtrak and the United Transportation Union testified on the status of a ... Representatives from Amtrak and the United Transportation Union testified on the status of a structural reorganization plan for the passenger rail service. Ted Alves reported that Amtrak had or was in the process of implementing several of changes, such as human capital management and food and beverage programs. He said that the company was focused on operating more like a profit-making business, and that Amtrak had improved its invoice review process and recovered over $20 million in overpayments in 2012.
Republican committee members spoke of Amtrak’s heavy dependence on government subsidies and stressed the need for efficiency.
10:05 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. LIVE Judicial Independence in China Weifang He; Cheng Li; Jonathan Pollack Chinese law professor He Weifang talked about China’s judicial system, covering key ... Chinese law professor He Weifang talked about China’s judicial system, covering key Communist Party players and scandals such as the prosecution of Bo Xilai. He used some slides during his presentation. His remarks were simultaneously interpreted in English. After his presentation he was interviewed by Cheng Li and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Quest for Judicial Independence” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
9:31 am PT Approx. 12 min. Fiscal Cliff and Tax Cuts Barack Obama President Obama urged Congress to extend middle class tax cuts associated with the “fiscal ... President Obama urged Congress to extend middle class tax cuts associated with the “fiscal cliff.” He said he believed that members of both parties could agree to a compromise on deficit reduction before Christmas. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
7:02 pm PT Approx. 9 min. United Nations Vote on Palestinian Statehood Victoria Nuland State Department Spokesman Victoria Nuland announced that Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns and ... State Department Spokesman Victoria Nuland announced that Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns and Special Envoy for Middle East Peace David Hale met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in New York City to discuss a vote in the United Nations on Palestinian statehood. 11:33 am PT Approx. 5 min. Fiscal Cliff and Income Tax Rates Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Zachary Goldfarb Zachary Goldfarb talked about the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on the income tax cuts ... Zachary Goldfarb talked about the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on the income tax cuts passed in 2001 and 2003 under President George W. Bush, and extended in 2010 under President Obama.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was the first part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
9:45 am PT Approx. 9 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republican leaders spoke to reporters before meeting with a group of CEOs in Washington to ... House Republican leaders spoke to reporters before meeting with a group of CEOs in Washington to discuss the debt and deficit with congressional leaders and the president. Speaker Boehner said that Republicans were willing to consider new sources of revenue as part of the solution to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” but would not consider raising marginal tax rates on upper income earners. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
7:12 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. British Foreign Secretary William Hague on U.N. Palestine Vote William Hague British Foreign Secretary William Hague gave a statement to the House of Commons on the United ... British Foreign Secretary William Hague gave a statement to the House of Commons on the United Nations vote on Palestinian statehood. 11:44 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. LIVE Chinese Rule of Law Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Hunstman talked about the rule of law in China. He was ... Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Hunstman talked about the rule of law in China. He was joined in discussion by law professors from Yale, Harvard, and New York University. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Prospects and Challenges for Rule of Law” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
9:56 am PT Approx. 4 hr. 22 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 
Members debated the ...
The House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 
Members debated the naming of federal buildings, including naming one after former Speaker of the House Thomas Phillip “Tip” O’Neill, Jr.*(D-MA).
8:21 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Amtrak Structural Reorganization Representatives from Amtrak and the United Transportation Union testified on the status of a ... Representatives from Amtrak and the United Transportation Union testified on the status of a structural reorganization plan for the passenger rail service. Ted Alves reported that Amtrak had or was in the process of implementing several of changes, such as human capital management and food and beverage programs. He said that the company was focused on operating more like a profit-making business, and that Amtrak had improved its invoice review process and recovered over $20 million in overpayments in 2012.
Republican committee members spoke of Amtrak’s heavy dependence on government subsidies and stressed the need for efficiency.
1:11 pm PT Approx. 11 min. Judicial Independence in China Weifang He; Cheng Li; Jonathan Pollack Chinese law professor He Weifang talked about China’s judicial system, covering key ... Chinese law professor He Weifang talked about China’s judicial system, covering key Communist Party players and scandals such as the prosecution of Bo Xilai. He used some slides during his presentation. His remarks were simultaneously interpreted in English. After his presentation he was interviewed by Cheng Li and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Quest for Judicial Independence” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
2:23 pm PT Approx. 56 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Grover Norquist Mike Allen; Grover Norquist Grover Norquist talked about the “fiscal cliff,” taxes, and Republican Party strategy ... Grover Norquist talked about the “fiscal cliff,” taxes, and Republican Party strategy for the 2014 and 2016 elections. Among his statements he said that Republicans should separate themselves from Democrats and not be a part of any fiscal cliff deal that includes tax increases. This “Politico Playbook” Breakfast was held in the Newseum.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
10:15 pm PT Approx. 9 min. United Nations Vote on Palestinian Statehood Victoria Nuland State Department Spokesman Victoria Nuland announced that Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns and ... State Department Spokesman Victoria Nuland announced that Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns and Special Envoy for Middle East Peace David Hale met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in New York City to discuss a vote in the United Nations on Palestinian statehood. 1:23 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. LIVE Constitutionalism and China Stephen Breyer; Martin Indyk; John Thornton Justice Stephen Breyer talked about China’s judicial shortcomings, and U.S. history and the ... Justice Stephen Breyer talked about China’s judicial shortcomings, and U.S. history and the power of the Constitution. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Constitutionalism and its Significance for China” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
3:20 pm PT Approx. 42 min. Fiscal Cliff and Income Tax Rates Greta Brawner; Nancy Calo; Zachary Goldfarb Zachary Goldfarb talked about the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on the income tax cuts ... Zachary Goldfarb talked about the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on the income tax cuts passed in 2001 and 2003 under President George W. Bush, and extended in 2010 under President Obama.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
This program was the first part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
10:24 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. British Foreign Secretary William Hague on U.N. Palestine Vote William Hague British Foreign Secretary William Hague gave a statement to the House of Commons on the United ... British Foreign Secretary William Hague gave a statement to the House of Commons on the United Nations vote on Palestinian statehood. 2:38 pm PT Approx. 42 min. Bill Gates on Education David Bradley; Bill Gates; David Leonhardt Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the ... Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current education system was failing to produce highly-skilled workers and that needed economic reforms would stimulate the economy and help the U.S. stay competitive in global markets. Mr. Gates gave a PowerPoint presentation and then was interviewed by David Leonhardt.
This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
4:05 pm PT Approx. 54 min. Lessons from the 1990 Budget Deal As current congressional leaders were involved in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal ... As current congressional leaders were involved in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” former congressional leaders and governmental officials, journalists, and academics talked about lessons current leaders could learn from the 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
11:34 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. 2012 Election Aftermath Ralph Begleiter; David Plouffe; Steven Schmidt David Plouffe, 2008 Obama presidential campaign manager, and Steve Schmidt, senior adviser to the ... David Plouffe, 2008 Obama presidential campaign manager, and Steve Schmidt, senior adviser to the 2008 McCain campaign, offered their thoughts about the influence of social media, SuperPAC’s and technology during campaigns, and what the Republican Party must do to win over certain demographic groups. They also gave their insight on who would be running for president in 2016. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Both political strategists are alumni of the University of Delaware which hosted this forum. It was part of the Center for Political Communication’s 2012 National Agenda speaker series. 3:29 pm PT Approx. 39 min. John Podesta Remarks on Education Jeb Bush; Chester Finn; John Podesta John Podesta talked about bipartisanship in education reform. He said that the recent ... John Podesta talked about bipartisanship in education reform. He said that the recent elections taught the importance of the political process and that passing reform-minded laws would not work without voter support. He advised building a center coalition to support reform movements. After his remarks he was joined by former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) in responding to questions from members of the audience.
This was the keynote luncheon address at the two-day 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform, held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.
5:01 pm PT Approx. 10 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republican leaders spoke to reporters before meeting with a group of CEOs in Washington to ... House Republican leaders spoke to reporters before meeting with a group of CEOs in Washington to discuss the debt and deficit with congressional leaders and the president. Speaker Boehner said that Republicans were willing to consider new sources of revenue as part of the solution to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” but would not consider raising marginal tax rates on upper income earners. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
1:12 am PT Approx. 58 min. Education and National Security Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein talked about the Council on Foreign Relations report they ... Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein talked about the Council on Foreign Relations report they co-authored on the links between national security and education reform. Topics included higher standards in education and choice in education systems. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was the dinner keynote presentation of the 5th annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform, held in the JW Marriott Grand Ballroom.
4:12 pm PT Approx. 47 min. North Korea and Human Rights Christian Caryl; Jamie Fly; Dong-Hyuk Shin Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment ... Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment camp, where he was born. He talked about the abuse of prisoners in the camp, including denial of food, and how he and the other prisoners motivated themselves to survive. He also talked about the difficulty of sharing his experiences and explaining the camp to outsiders and criticized western countries for not interfering in genocide. He also answered questions from the audience. Shin spoke in Korean with consecutive translation by an on-stage translator.
“America’s Role in Promoting Democracy & Human Rights” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
5:12 pm PT Approx. 29 min. House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Xavier Becerra; John Larson House Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the “fiscal cliff.” ... House Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the “fiscal cliff.”
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
2:14 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. British Foreign Secretary William Hague on U.N. Palestine Vote William Hague British Foreign Secretary William Hague gave a statement to the House of Commons on the United ... British Foreign Secretary William Hague gave a statement to the House of Commons on the United Nations vote on Palestinian statehood. 5:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Chinese Rule of Law Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Hunstman talked about the rule of law in China. He was ... Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Hunstman talked about the rule of law in China. He was joined in discussion by law professors from Yale, Harvard, and New York University. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Prospects and Challenges for Rule of Law” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
5:42 pm PT Approx. 11 min. Fiscal Cliff and Tax Cuts Barack Obama President Obama urged Congress to extend middle class tax cuts associated with the “fiscal ... President Obama urged Congress to extend middle class tax cuts associated with the “fiscal cliff.” He said he believed that members of both parties could agree to a compromise on deficit reduction before Christmas. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
3:25 am PT Approx. 46 min. Prime Minister Harper on U.S.-Canada Relations Maryscott Greenwood; Stephen Harper At a forum with business leaders in Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper discussed ... At a forum with business leaders in Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper discussed relations between the U.S. and Canada and described his government as “extremely pro-American.” Topics included the “fiscal cliff,” cross-border trade, and the current U.S.-Canada relationship.
He was interviewed by Maryscott Greenwood at the Canadian American Business Council 18th Annual Fall Policy Forum and Business Achievement Award Luncheon in Ottawa.
6:25 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Constitutionalism and China Stephen Breyer; Martin Indyk; John Thornton Justice Stephen Breyer talked about China’s judicial shortcomings, and U.S. history and the ... Justice Stephen Breyer talked about China’s judicial shortcomings, and U.S. history and the power of the Constitution. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Constitutionalism and its Significance for China” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
5:55 pm PT Approx. 59 min. Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles on Debt and Deficit Reduction Erskine Bowles; David Cook; Alan Simpson Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles talked ... Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff” at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. They co-chaired the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, producing a framework referred to as the Simpson-Bowles plan for debt and deficit reduction. Topics included the possibility of the country “going over the fiscal cliff,” the consequences of that, the partisan politics being played with the negotiations, and the need for compromise.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
The program includes language that some may find offensive,
7:32 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. U.S.-Asia Policy Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional ... Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional priorities and relationship with the U.S. Topics which include unresolved disputes with China, opportunities for increased exports, and the Obama administration’s renewed focus on the Asia-Pacific region. They were interviewed by Representative Randy Forbes (R-VA), Armed Services Committee member and co-chair of the Congressional China Caucus.
“All Eyes on Asia: Perspectives from our Allies” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
6:56 pm PT Approx. 55 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Grover Norquist Mike Allen; Grover Norquist Grover Norquist talked about the “fiscal cliff,” taxes, and Republican Party strategy ... Grover Norquist talked about the “fiscal cliff,” taxes, and Republican Party strategy for the 2014 and 2016 elections. Among his statements he said that Republicans should separate themselves from Democrats and not be a part of any fiscal cliff deal that includes tax increases. This “Politico Playbook” Breakfast was held in the Newseum.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
8:41 pm PT Approx. 46 min. Congress and National Security A Republican member and a member-elect of the House who served in the military talked about ... A Republican member and a member-elect of the House who served in the military talked about national security priorities in Afghanistan, Iran’s nuclear program, and Israel. They were interviewed by Mr. Senor and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“From the Front Lines to Capitol Hill: Perspectives from Emerging National Security Leaders” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
7:53 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. 1990 Federal Budget Deal Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement ... Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. Topics included the major leaders in the agreement, and the actions and compromises that ultimately led to compromise.
Former Representative Tom Davis (R-VA) made opening remarks about some of the trends contributing to contemporary congressional gridlock.
At the time of this discussion, current congressional leaders were involved in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” "Fiscal cliff" referred to impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
9:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Cyber and Drone Warfare Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability ... Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability to find the source of cyber attacks and the rules of engagement for unmanned aerial drones. Speakers included NATO Commander Jean Paul Palomeros and Elisa Massimino of the group Human Rights First.
This was a panel of the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum.Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to discuss pressing security and defense issues during the three-day summit.
9:48 pm PT Approx. 10 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republican leaders spoke to reporters before meeting with a group of CEOs in Washington to ... House Republican leaders spoke to reporters before meeting with a group of CEOs in Washington to discuss the debt and deficit with congressional leaders and the president. Speaker Boehner said that Republicans were willing to consider new sources of revenue as part of the solution to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” but would not consider raising marginal tax rates on upper income earners. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
10:40 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Chinese Rule of Law Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Hunstman talked about the rule of law in China. He was ... Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Hunstman talked about the rule of law in China. He was joined in discussion by law professors from Yale, Harvard, and New York University. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Prospects and Challenges for Rule of Law” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
9:58 pm PT Approx. 29 min. House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Xavier Becerra; John Larson House Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the “fiscal cliff.” ... House Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the “fiscal cliff.”
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
12:05 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Constitutionalism and China Stephen Breyer; Martin Indyk; John Thornton Justice Stephen Breyer talked about China’s judicial shortcomings, and U.S. history and the ... Justice Stephen Breyer talked about China’s judicial shortcomings, and U.S. history and the power of the Constitution. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Constitutionalism and its Significance for China” was a session of the Brookings Institution event “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
10:28 pm PT Approx. 11 min. Fiscal Cliff and Tax Cuts Barack Obama President Obama urged Congress to extend middle class tax cuts associated with the “fiscal ... President Obama urged Congress to extend middle class tax cuts associated with the “fiscal cliff.” He said he believed that members of both parties could agree to a compromise on deficit reduction before Christmas. 
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
1:12 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. U.S.-Asia Policy Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional ... Ambassadors representing Australia, India and the Philippines talked about their regional priorities and relationship with the U.S. Topics which include unresolved disputes with China, opportunities for increased exports, and the Obama administration’s renewed focus on the Asia-Pacific region. They were interviewed by Representative Randy Forbes (R-VA), Armed Services Committee member and co-chair of the Congressional China Caucus.
“All Eyes on Asia: Perspectives from our Allies” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
10:43 pm PT Approx. 59 min. Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles on Debt and Deficit Reduction Erskine Bowles; David Cook; Alan Simpson Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles talked ... Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff” at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. They co-chaired the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, producing a framework referred to as the Simpson-Bowles plan for debt and deficit reduction. Topics included the possibility of the country “going over the fiscal cliff,” the consequences of that, the partisan politics being played with the negotiations, and the need for compromise.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
The program includes language that some may find offensive,
2:20 am PT Approx. 46 min. Congress and National Security A Republican member and a member-elect of the House who served in the military talked about ... A Republican member and a member-elect of the House who served in the military talked about national security priorities in Afghanistan, Iran’s nuclear program, and Israel. They were interviewed by Mr. Senor and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“From the Front Lines to Capitol Hill: Perspectives from Emerging National Security Leaders” was a session of the forum “The Price of Greatness: The Next Four Years of Foreign Policy,” held at the Newseum.
11:43 pm PT Approx. 55 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Grover Norquist Mike Allen; Grover Norquist Grover Norquist talked about the “fiscal cliff,” taxes, and Republican Party strategy ... Grover Norquist talked about the “fiscal cliff,” taxes, and Republican Party strategy for the 2014 and 2016 elections. Among his statements he said that Republicans should separate themselves from Democrats and not be a part of any fiscal cliff deal that includes tax increases. This “Politico Playbook” Breakfast was held in the Newseum.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
3:10 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Cyber and Drone Warfare Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability ... Panelists talked about drones and cyber attacks as tools of modern warfare, including the ability to find the source of cyber attacks and the rules of engagement for unmanned aerial drones. Speakers included NATO Commander Jean Paul Palomeros and Elisa Massimino of the group Human Rights First.
This was a panel of the 2012 Halifax International Security Forum.Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to discuss pressing security and defense issues during the three-day summit.
12:40 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. 1990 Federal Budget Deal Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement ... Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. Topics included the major leaders in the agreement, and the actions and compromises that ultimately led to compromise.
Former Representative Tom Davis (R-VA) made opening remarks about some of the trends contributing to contemporary congressional gridlock.
At the time of this discussion, current congressional leaders were involved in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” "Fiscal cliff" referred to impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
2:37 am PT Approx. 19 min. Campaign to Fix the Debt Press Conference Small business owners, CEOs and former political leaders from the Campaign to Fix the Debt held a ... Small business owners, CEOs and former political leaders from the Campaign to Fix the Debt held a briefing on Capitol Hill on avoiding the fiscal cliff and debt reduction. They discussed the diversity of the group which includes small business owners to CEOs and students who all want to spur Washington politicians into action and called for a “grand bargain” that would restore stability to financial markets. Maya MacGuineas, the campaign’s head, called on political leaders to rise above partisan politics for the “good of the country.”
2:58 am PT Approx. 59 min. Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles on Debt and Deficit Reduction Erskine Bowles; David Cook; Alan Simpson Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles talked ... Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles talked about the “fiscal cliff” at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. They co-chaired the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, producing a framework referred to as the Simpson-Bowles plan for debt and deficit reduction. Topics included the possibility of the country “going over the fiscal cliff,” the consequences of that, the partisan politics being played with the negotiations, and the need for compromise.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
The program includes language that some may find offensive,