C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, January 29 >

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4:00 am PT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on immigration reform. The previous day a ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on immigration reform. The previous day a bipartisan group of eight senators presented their bill for an overhaul of immigration laws, and later in the day President Obama was to outline his immigration reform proposal in Las Vegas. 
Humberto Sanchez spoke by phone about some of the details of the Senate proposal. It would improve border security and immigration status checks performed by employers, streamline the process for future immigrants entering the U.S., and open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.
2:51 am PT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. Race and President Obama's Second Term Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 ... Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago and what disparities remained at the start of President Obama’s second term. He used the Lincoln Bible and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s bible during his inauguration. Race, History, and Obama’s Second Term was an event hosted by The New America Foundation and the Washington Monthly magazine. 3:49 am PT Approx. 28 min. Rhode Island State of the State Address Lincoln Chafee; M. Paiva-Weed Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered his annual state of the state address to the state legislature, ... Governor Lincoln Chafee delivered his annual state of the state address to the state legislature, laying out a budget plan that included no new taxes but investments in education and infrastructure. He also promised to craft new gun control legislation in response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and he called on the state to enact marriage equality for all.
Courtesy of Capitol Television.
4:50 am PT Approx. 42 min. LIVE New Member of Congress, Representative Luke Messer Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Allen Messer Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about his background and goals as a new member of ... Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about his background and goals as a new member of Congress; and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the agenda of the incoming class of House Republican freshmen, and key budget debates over the debt ceiling and sequestration.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
4:58 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. U.S. Africa Command Carter Ham General Carter Ham talked about the U.S. military role and mission in Africa, as well as the U.S. ... General Carter Ham talked about the U.S. military role and mission in Africa, as well as the U.S. security challenges and counterterrorism efforts in the region. He responded to questions from the audience. 4:19 am PT Approx. 32 min. Iowa State of the State Address Terry Branstad Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) delivered an address on the condition of the state to a joint ... Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) delivered an address on the condition of the state to a joint session of the legislature in the Statehouse. He pushed for a plan to cut commercial property taxes and investment in education reform and job training initiatives.
5:35 am PT Approx. 48 min. LIVE New Member of Congress, Representative John Delaney Nancy Calo; John Delaney; Libby Casey Representative John Delaney (D-MD), a freshman House Democrat with a chief executive officer ... Representative John Delaney (D-MD), a freshman House Democrat with a chief executive officer background, talked about his priorities for his first term, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. Topics included American competitiveness and reforming banking, housing, and tax policy.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
6:06 am PT Approx. 53 min. Real ID Program Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the ... Panelists talked about the future and security implications of the Real ID Act, as well as the challenges facing states as as result of the act. The 2005 Real ID Act established standards for driver’s licenses and other documents, based on recommendations from the 9/11 Commission. Ms. Rectanus said “key vulnerabilities remain” in the government’s effort to put uniform standards in place for state-issued identification cards. Ms. Cohan talked about the experience of Delaware, one of the first of the only 13 states fully compliant with the law. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience, including Janice Kephart.
“REAL ID Realities: Perspectives on the Future of the REAL ID Program” was held at the Heritage Foundation.
4:54 am PT Approx. 26 min. Alaska State of the State Address Sean Parnell Governor Sean Parnell gave his annual state of the state address before a joint session of the ... Governor Sean Parnell gave his annual state of the state address before a joint session of the legislature in the House chamber, urging the lawmakers to make wise political decisions to strengthen Alaska.
6:25 am PT Approx. 38 min. LIVE Al-Qaida in Africa Libby Casey; J. Pham Peter Pham talked about the influence of al-Qaida and other terrorist groups in Northern Africa, ... Peter Pham talked about the influence of al-Qaida and other terrorist groups in Northern Africa, including the recent terrorist attack at a gas complex in Algeria and recent attacks by militant groups against government forces in Mali. 7:00 am PT Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate convened for a period of morning business. The Senate convened for a period of morning business. 5:22 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Health Care Costs Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ... Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ages. Panelists argued that stabilizing health spending and targeting it in ways that ensure access to care would improve health outcomes and free up billions of dollars annually for economic and social investments in both the economy and workplace. 
Health spending as a share of GDP is nearly 18%, up from 14% in 2000 & 5% in 1960. A report released by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that health spending as a share of GDP remained steady at 17.9 percent from 2009 through 2011. Despite that stability, some analysts warn that as the economy improves and the population ages cost increases could again accelerate.
7:03 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. LIVE Access to Primary Heath Care Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase ... Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase Americans' access to primary care doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimated that the U.S. would have a shortage of approximately 21,000 primary care physicians in 2015, with the shortfall projected to further increase as the number of primary care medical students continued to decline and 30 million Americans became eligible for heath care under the Affordable Care Act. Among the issues discussed were Medicare reimbursement rates, changing the culture of medical schools to encourage students into primary health care, and forgiveness of some of the medical school loan debt accrued by primary care practitioners. 9:35 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Foreign and Defense Policy Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign ... Panelists talked about President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and how foreign policy and national security will be handled in his second term. American Enterprise Institute defense and security policy analyst, Thomas Donnelly said the U.S. has failed to manage global security threats in ways that create a safer environment, and added that this failure is leaving future generations with fewer capabilities to deal with such issues. 7:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. LIVE CIA Interrogations and Osama bin Laden's Capture Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s ... Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s interrogation methods during the search for Osama bin Laden and responded to the depiction of those methods as torture in the film Zero Dark Thirty. They explained some of their interrogation tactics, and defended their use.
9:01 am PT Approx. 4 min. Immigration Reform Proposal A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which ... A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country. 10:58 am PT Approx. 12 min. New Member of Congress, Representative John Delaney Nancy Calo; John Delaney; Libby Casey Representative John Delaney (D-MD), a freshman House Democrat with a chief executive officer ... Representative John Delaney (D-MD), a freshman House Democrat with a chief executive officer background, talked about his priorities for his first term, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. Topics included American competitiveness and reforming banking, housing, and tax policy.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
8:36 am PT Approx. 25 min. California State of the State Address Edmund Brown Governor Jerry Brown (D) delivered his annual state of the state address at a joint session in the ... Governor Jerry Brown (D) delivered his annual state of the state address at a joint session in the Statehouse. He called on state lawmakers to work on education reform, high speed rail and trade investments with China.
Courtesy of California Broadcaster’s Association.
9:07 am PT Approx. 40 min. New Member of Congress, Representative Luke Messer Nancy Calo; Libby Casey; Allen Messer Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about his background and goals as a new member of ... Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) talked about his background and goals as a new member of Congress; and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the agenda of the incoming class of House Republican freshmen, and key budget debates over the debt ceiling and sequestration.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
11:10 am PT Approx. 5 min. LIVE Republican Senate Agenda Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches about upcoming ... Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches about upcoming legislation on the debt ceiling. 9:03 am PT Approx. 4 min. Bipartisan Immigration Policy Proposal Libby Casey; Humberto Sanchez Humberto Sanchez spoke by phone about some of the details of the Senate proposal.*It would improve ... Humberto Sanchez spoke by phone about some of the details of the Senate proposal.*It would improve border security and immigration status checks performed by employers, streamline the process for future immigrants entering the U.S., and open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.
9:49 am PT Approx. 11 min. Open Phones Libby Casey Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on immigration reform. The previous day a ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on immigration reform. The previous day a bipartisan group of eight senators presented their bill for an overhaul of immigration laws, and later in the day President Obama was to outline his immigration reform proposal in Las Vegas. 
Humberto Sanchez spoke by phone about some of the details of the Senate proposal. It would improve border security and immigration status checks performed by employers, streamline the process for future immigrants entering the U.S., and open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.
11:16 am PT Approx. 4 hr. 32 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 The Senate reconvened for legislative business and confirmed the nomination of Senator John F. ... The Senate reconvened for legislative business and confirmed the nomination of Senator John F. Kerry (D-MA) to be secretary of state. 9:07 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. LIVE Libertarian State of the Union Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United ... Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United States. They agreed that President Obama’s executive orders on gun control did not violate the Second Amendment issues and endorsed the immigration proposal submitted the previous day by a bipartisan group of senators. Other topics included the budget deficit and upcoming Supreme Court cases.
10:00 am PT Approx. 3 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session Patrick Conroy; Frederick Upton The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session. 3:51 pm PT Approx. 36 min. Senators on STEM Visa Program A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill aimed at retaining highly skilled ... A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill aimed at retaining highly skilled workers. The bill, called the Immigration Innovation Act, would increase the number of science, technology, engineering, and math visas, also known as STEM visas. 10:19 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. March for Life Rally Members of Congress and anti-abortion activists spoke at the annual “March for Life” ... Members of Congress and anti-abortion activists spoke at the annual “March for Life” rally, marking the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion in the United States. The annual rally was held on the National Mall. At the conclusion, the activists marched to the Supreme Court steps. 
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Representative *Dan Lipinski (D-IL) spoke by pre-recorded video. Tributes to Nellie Gray, the founder of March for Life who died in August 2012, included a four-minute video and a prayer intoned by orthodox bishops. The National Anthem was performed by Sounds of Liberty from Liberty University.
10:06 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 2012 Presidential Debate Moderators Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the ... Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed were the role of the moderator, the purpose of the presidential debate, and the varying debate formats employed over the course of the election. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.
“The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held in the National Press Club ballroom.
4:30 pm PT Approx. 6 min. CIA Interrogations and Osama bin Laden's Capture Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s ... Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s interrogation methods during the search for Osama bin Laden and responded to the depiction of those methods as torture in the film Zero Dark Thirty. They explained some of their interrogation tactics, and defended their use. 11:45 am PT Approx. 38 min. Vermont State of the State Address Peter Shumlin Governor Peter Shumlin gave his annual state of the state address to a joint session of the ... Governor Peter Shumlin gave his annual state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature in the Statehouse in Montpelier. He focused on education reform, jobs training and the economy.
11:25 am PT Approx. 14 min. Immigration Reform Proposal A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which ... A bipartisan group of senators spoke to reporters about their immigration reform proposal which sought to improve border security, improve immigration status checks performed by employers, and streamline the process for future immigrants entering the United States. It would also open a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country. 4:39 pm PT Approx. 10 min. Republican Senate Agenda Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches about upcoming ... Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches about upcoming legislation on the debt ceiling. 12:24 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Health Care Costs Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ... Panelists talked about health spending and the potential for costs to increase as the population ages. Panelists argued that stabilizing health spending and targeting it in ways that ensure access to care would improve health outcomes and free up billions of dollars annually for economic and social investments in both the economy and workplace. 
Health spending as a share of GDP is nearly 18%, up from 14% in 2000 & 5% in 1960. A report released by actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that health spending as a share of GDP remained steady at 17.9 percent from 2009 through 2011. Despite that stability, some analysts warn that as the economy improves and the population ages cost increases could again accelerate.
11:40 am PT Approx. 26 min. LIVE President Obama Speech on Immigration in Las Vegas Barack Obama President Obama outlined his proposals for immigration reform. His plan included increased ... President Obama outlined his proposals for immigration reform. His plan included increased border security and penalizing businesses that knowingly hire undocumented workers, an option for the 11 million illegal workers already in the country to earn citizenship, and streamline the current legal immigration system. In his remarks he complimented the efforts of a bi-partisan group of senators who announced their immigration reform plan the previous day but said that if Congress could not pass its own immigration reform legislation “in a timely fashion,” he would send his own bill and “insist that they vote on it right away.” The event took place at Del Sol High School in Southern Las Vegas. 4:50 pm PT Approx. 10 min. Democratic Senate Agenda Richard Durbin; Harry Reid Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke to reporters ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches about recent changes in Senate procedures and upcoming legislation on gun control and the debt ceiling. 2:08 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 2012 Presidential Debate Moderators Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the ... Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed were the role of the moderator, the purpose of the presidential debate, and the varying debate formats employed over the course of the election. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.
“The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held in the National Press Club ballroom.
12:07 pm PT Approx. 30 min. LIVE Open Phones on Immigration Reform Bill Scanlan Following President Obama’s speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas on his proposals for ... Following President Obama’s speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas on his proposals for immigration reform, telephone lines were open for viewer comments. 
Live scenes from the high school and video clips of the speech were shown in the background. Video excerpts of the speech were also played as well as a video clip of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaking earlier that day on the Senate floor about a bi-partisan proposal for undocumented workers. 
Also shown was a video clip of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) speaking at a Senate hearing earlier that day on access to health care.
5:01 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Access to Primary Heath Care Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase ... Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase Americans' access to primary care doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimated that the U.S. would have a shortage of approximately 21,000 primary care physicians in 2015, with the shortfall projected to further increase as the number of primary care medical students continued to decline and 30 million Americans became eligible for heath care under the Affordable Care Act. Among the issues discussed were Medicare reimbursement rates, changing the culture of medical schools to encourage students into primary health care, and forgiveness of some of the medical school loan debt accrued by primary care practitioners. 3:30 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Panel Discussion on Republican Party Challenges Journalists talked about challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of the 2012 election ... Journalists talked about challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of the 2012 election and President Obama’s second term. They commented on why the party lost the presidential election and on some of the strategies it should utilize to appeal to a wider range of voters. 
“What Is Wrong with the Right?” was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
12:37 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. CIA Interrogations and Osama bin Laden's Capture Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s ... Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s interrogation methods during the search for Osama bin Laden and responded to the depiction of those methods as torture in the film Zero Dark Thirty. They explained some of their interrogation tactics, and defended their use. 7:00 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Medicare Reform Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the ... Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the quantity of services provided rather than the health of the patient. Dana Safran in her remarks said trying to find significant health care savings by cutting benefits was a “fool’s errand” and that the effort in her state had shown greater savings could be achieved through the supply side of health services. 5:01 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Libertarian State of the Union Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United ... Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United States. They agreed that President Obama’s executive orders on gun control did not violate the Second Amendment issues and endorsed the immigration proposal submitted the previous day by a bipartisan group of senators. Other topics included the budget deficit and upcoming Supreme Court cases.
2:06 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Access to Primary Heath Care Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase ... Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase Americans' access to primary care doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimated that the U.S. would have a shortage of approximately 21,000 primary care physicians in 2015, with the shortfall projected to further increase as the number of primary care medical students continued to decline and 30 million Americans became eligible for heath care under the Affordable Care Act. Among the issues discussed were Medicare reimbursement rates, changing the culture of medical schools to encourage students into primary health care, and forgiveness of some of the medical school loan debt accrued by primary care practitioners. 9:11 pm PT Approx. 23 min. Senators Menendez, Corker, and Cardin on Senator Kerry's Nomination Senators Menendez, Corker, and Cardin spoke on the floor about Senator Kerry’s nomination to ... Senators Menendez, Corker, and Cardin spoke on the floor about Senator Kerry’s nomination to be secretary of state. 6:09 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. U.S.-China Relations Kurt Campbell talked about relations between the United States and China. He said there will ... Kurt Campbell talked about relations between the United States and China. He said there will be “areas of miscommunication and disagreement” between the two countries but that a “sustained dialogue” would be the “prescription” to their relationship. The Assistant Secretary took questions from David Sanger, New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent, and from others in the audience.
4:03 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. LIVE Economic Crisis Role Play Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a ... Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a role-playing simulation. They responded to hypothetical scenarios related to the global economy, sequestration and the debt ceiling. 9:36 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Access to Primary Heath Care Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase ... Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase Americans' access to primary care doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimated that the U.S. would have a shortage of approximately 21,000 primary care physicians in 2015, with the shortfall projected to further increase as the number of primary care medical students continued to decline and 30 million Americans became eligible for heath care under the Affordable Care Act. Among the issues discussed were Medicare reimbursement rates, changing the culture of medical schools to encourage students into primary health care, and forgiveness of some of the medical school loan debt accrued by primary care practitioners. 7:29 pm PT Approx. 41 min. Representative Cotton on Challenges Facing Conservatives Thomas Cotton; Elizabeth Fitton; Jay Nordlinger Representative Tom Cotton (R-AK) talked about the future of conservatism. The newly-elected ... Representative Tom Cotton (R-AK) talked about the future of conservatism. The newly-elected congressman talked about his background and conservative roots and his positions on issues including immigration, same-sex marriage, abortion, and the role of government. He was interviewed at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
5:57 pm PT Approx. 26 min. President Obama Speech on Immigration in Las Vegas Barack Obama President Obama outlined his proposals for immigration reform. His plan included increased ... President Obama outlined his proposals for immigration reform. His plan included increased border security and penalizing businesses that knowingly hire undocumented workers, an option for the 11 million illegal workers already in the country to earn citizenship, and streamline the current legal immigration system. In his remarks he complimented the efforts of a bi-partisan group of senators who announced their immigration reform plan the previous day but said that if Congress could not pass its own immigration reform legislation “in a timely fashion,” he would send his own bill and “insist that they vote on it right away.” The event took place at Del Sol High School in Southern Las Vegas. 11:35 pm PT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Medicare Reform Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the ... Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the quantity of services provided rather than the health of the patient. Dana Safran in her remarks said trying to find significant health care savings by cutting benefits was a “fool’s errand” and that the effort in her state had shown greater savings could be achieved through the supply side of health services. 8:12 pm PT Approx. 47 min. Future of Energy Harold Hamm; Kevin Williamson Harold Hamm talked about the oil industry and the benefits derived from the drilling procedure ... Harold Hamm talked about the oil industry and the benefits derived from the drilling procedure known as “fracking.” He argued that Obama administration energy policies were stifling overall economic growth.
He was interviewed at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
6:23 pm PT Approx. 14 min. LIVE Open Phones on Immigration Reform Following a re-air of President Obama’s speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas on his ... Following a re-air of President Obama’s speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas on his proposals for immigration reform, telephone lines were open for viewer comments.
A video clip was shown of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaking at a press conference earlier in the day.
1:44 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 2012 Presidential Debate Moderators Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the ... Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed were the role of the moderator, the purpose of the presidential debate, and the varying debate formats employed over the course of the election. Following their remarks they responded to questions from the audience.
“The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: A Review of the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held in the National Press Club ballroom.
8:59 pm PT Approx. 46 min. Peter Thiel at National Review Institute Summit Richard Lowry; Peter Thiel Peter Thiel talked about how Obama administration policies have helped create a period of ... Peter Thiel talked about how Obama administration policies have helped create a period of technological stagnation. After his remarks he was interviewed by Rich Lowry. 
This was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
6:38 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. CIA Interrogations and Osama bin Laden's Capture Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s ... Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s interrogation methods during the search for Osama bin Laden and responded to the depiction of those methods as torture in the film Zero Dark Thirty. They explained some of their interrogation tactics, and defended their use. 3:06 am PT Approx. 49 min. South Carolina State of the State Address Nikki Haley Governor Nikki Haley made her annual state of the state of the address to a joint session of the ... Governor Nikki Haley made her annual state of the state of the address to a joint session of the legislature in the South Carolina State House. She urged lawmakers to “start a conversation” on overhauling the public school funding. She also spoke about the need for tax reform and investing in the state’s roads and infrastructure.
Courtesy of South Carolina ETV.
9:47 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Charles Krauthammer on Challenges Facing Conservatism Charles Krauthammer; Richard Lowry Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 ... Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 election, his views on why Mitt Romney lost and why conservative principles are key to future Republican victories. He also talked about his life and career as he was interviewed by Rich Lowry at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
8:05 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Economic Crisis Role Play Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a ... Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a role-playing simulation. They responded to hypothetical scenarios related to the global economy, sequestration and the debt ceiling. 11:03 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Libertarian State of the Union Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United ... Cato Institute scholars talked about the state of the libertarian movement in the United States. They agreed that President Obama’s executive orders on gun control did not violate the Second Amendment issues and endorsed the immigration proposal submitted the previous day by a bipartisan group of senators. Other topics included the budget deficit and upcoming Supreme Court cases.
10:00 pm PT Approx. 33 min. President Obama Speech on Immigration in Las Vegas Barack Obama President Obama outlined his proposals for immigration reform. His plan included increased ... President Obama outlined his proposals for immigration reform. His plan included increased border security and penalizing businesses that knowingly hire undocumented workers, an option for the 11 million illegal workers already in the country to earn citizenship, and streamline the current legal immigration system. In his remarks he complimented the efforts of a bi-partisan group of senators who announced their immigration reform plan the previous day but said that if Congress could not pass its own immigration reform legislation “in a timely fashion,” he would send his own bill and “insist that they vote on it right away.” The event took place at Del Sol High School in Southern Las Vegas. 12:10 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. U.S.-China Relations Kurt Campbell talked about relations between the United States and China. He said there will ... Kurt Campbell talked about relations between the United States and China. He said there will be “areas of miscommunication and disagreement” between the two countries but that a “sustained dialogue” would be the “prescription” to their relationship. The Assistant Secretary took questions from David Sanger, New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent, and from others in the audience.
10:35 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. CIA Interrogations and Osama bin Laden's Capture Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s ... Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s interrogation methods during the search for Osama bin Laden and responded to the depiction of those methods as torture in the film Zero Dark Thirty. They explained some of their interrogation tactics, and defended their use. 1:31 am PT Approx. 41 min. Representative Cotton on Challenges Facing Conservatives Thomas Cotton; Elizabeth Fitton; Jay Nordlinger Representative Tom Cotton (R-AK) talked about the future of conservatism. The newly-elected ... Representative Tom Cotton (R-AK) talked about the future of conservatism. The newly-elected congressman talked about his background and conservative roots and his positions on issues including immigration, same-sex marriage, abortion, and the role of government. He was interviewed at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
12:04 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Economic Crisis Role Play Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a ... Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a role-playing simulation. They responded to hypothetical scenarios related to the global economy, sequestration and the debt ceiling. 2:13 am PT Approx. 47 min. Future of Energy Harold Hamm; Kevin Williamson Harold Hamm talked about the oil industry and the benefits derived from the drilling procedure ... Harold Hamm talked about the oil industry and the benefits derived from the drilling procedure known as “fracking.” He argued that Obama administration energy policies were stifling overall economic growth.
He was interviewed at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
1:56 am PT Approx. 33 min. President Obama Speech on Immigration in Las Vegas Barack Obama President Obama outlined his proposals for immigration reform. His plan included increased ... President Obama outlined his proposals for immigration reform. His plan included increased border security and penalizing businesses that knowingly hire undocumented workers, an option for the 11 million illegal workers already in the country to earn citizenship, and streamline the current legal immigration system. In his remarks he complimented the efforts of a bi-partisan group of senators who announced their immigration reform plan the previous day but said that if Congress could not pass its own immigration reform legislation “in a timely fashion,” he would send his own bill and “insist that they vote on it right away.” The event took place at Del Sol High School in Southern Las Vegas. 3:01 am PT Approx. 45 min. Peter Thiel at National Review Institute Summit Richard Lowry; Peter Thiel Peter Thiel talked about how Obama administration policies have helped create a period of ... Peter Thiel talked about how Obama administration policies have helped create a period of technological stagnation. After his remarks he was interviewed by Rich Lowry. 
This was a session at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.
2:32 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. CIA Interrogations and Osama bin Laden's Capture Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s ... Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s interrogation methods during the search for Osama bin Laden and responded to the depiction of those methods as torture in the film Zero Dark Thirty. They explained some of their interrogation tactics, and defended their use. 3:49 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Charles Krauthammer on Challenges Facing Conservatism Charles Krauthammer; Richard Lowry Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 ... Charles Krauthammer talked about the future of conservatism. He talked about the 2012 election, his views on why Mitt Romney lost and why conservative principles are key to future Republican victories. He also talked about his life and career as he was interviewed by Rich Lowry at the National Review Institute the “Future of Conservatism” Summit held at the Omni Hotel.