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House Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack

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4:23:09 AM - 6:58:59 AM
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4:23:09 AM - 6:58:59 AM

House Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack

House Committee

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The secretary faced questions about why there were not more security assets on the ground prior to the attack and why the Obama administration initially attributed the violence to an anti-Muslim video produced in the U.S.
Part 2 is continued in program identification number 310545-101.

2 hours, 35 minutes | 12,735 Views

Open Phones

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7:00:33 AM - 7:45:56 AM
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Open Phones

Call-In

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s previous day testimony on the September 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Politico Correspondent Juana Summers spoke by phone about Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s announcement that the U.S. military is the lifting of the ban on women in combat.

0 hours, 45 minutes | 183 Views

Gun Control Proposals

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7:48:29 AM - 8:35:39 AM
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Gun Control Proposals

Call-In

Winnie Stachelberg talked about proposed changes to gun laws in reaction to the December 2012 mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, and the politics surrounding possible changes. Topics included President Obama’s recommendations, and Senator Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) bill that would stop the sale, transfer, importation and manufacture of more than 100 specifically-named firearms. 
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 363 Views

Obama Administration Foreign Policy Agenda

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8:36:57 AM - 9:18:46 AM
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Obama Administration Foreign Policy Agenda

Call-In

Max Boot talked about President Obama’s second term foreign policy agenda and challenges. Topics included threats arising from Middle East regional instability as a result of the “Arab Spring” popular revolutions that began in 2011, and his book, Invisible Army, a history of guerilla warfare. He also reacted to stories in the news that day, such as the Defense Department’s announcement that it would lift the ban on women serving in combat and Secretary of State Clinton’s testimony before two congressional committees on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 41 minutes | 934 Views

Social Media and the Workplace

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9:20:25 AM - 9:59:28 AM
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Social Media and the Workplace

Call-In

Bradley Shear talked about the application of workplace speech laws to employee remarks made about an employer via social media. Topics included speech covered by the National Labor Relations Act, the impact of social media on company policies, and actions taken at the state level to protect workplace speech.

0 hours, 39 minutes | 374 Views

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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9:59:28 AM - 10:05:46 AM
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9:59:28 AM - 10:05:46 AM

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 8,406 Views

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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10:06:04 AM - 1:55:52 PM
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Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

3 hours, 49 minutes | 8,406 Views

Open Phones on U.S. Foreign Policy

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1:55:52 PM - 2:21:23 PM
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Open Phones on U.S. Foreign Policy

Call-In

Following the nomination hearing for Senator John Kerry for secretary of state, telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “What are the biggest foreign policy challenges over the next four years?”

0 hours, 25 minutes | 42 Views

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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2:21:23 PM - 2:39:59 PM
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2:21:23 PM - 2:39:59 PM

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

0 hours, 18 minutes | 8,406 Views

Financial Regulator Nominations

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2:40:05 PM - 2:48:10 PM
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2:40:05 PM - 2:48:10 PM

Financial Regulator Nominations

White House Event

President Obama announced the nomination of former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the renomination of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which he was directing under a recess appointment.

0 hours, 8 minutes | 248 Views

Women in Combat

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2:48:38 PM - 3:27:32 PM
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2:48:38 PM - 3:27:32 PM

Women in Combat

News Conference

Defense Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey announced that the military was dropping its ban against women in combat. Secretary Panetta said that following a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, women had demonstrated skill, courage, and patriotism and that “unnecessary gender barriers to service” should be removed.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,395 Views

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

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3:27:38 PM - 4:43:11 PM
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Assault Weapons Ban Bill

News Conference

Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said she foresaw an “uphill” congressional to passage of the bill. The legislation would restrict the sale, transfer, manufacturing, or importation of more than 150 specific firearms. It would not ban more than 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport, or assault weapons lawfully owned before the law’s enactment.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 4,365 Views

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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4:45:30 PM - 4:51:30 PM
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4:45:30 PM - 4:51:30 PM

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

0 hours, 6 minutes | 8,406 Views

State of Mental Health Care System

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4:52:00 PM - 7:26:37 PM
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State of Mental Health Care System

Senate Committee

Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.

2 hours, 34 minutes | 724 Views

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

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7:29:41 PM - 7:33:21 PM
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7:29:41 PM - 7:33:21 PM

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

News Conference

Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said she foresaw an “uphill” congressional to passage of the bill. The legislation would restrict the sale, transfer, manufacturing, or importation of more than 150 specific firearms. It would not ban more than 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport, or assault weapons lawfully owned before the law’s enactment.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 4,365 Views

California State of the State Address

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7:34:07 PM - 7:59:33 PM
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7:34:07 PM - 7:59:33 PM

California State of the State Address

State Legislature

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.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 367 Views

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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8:00:57 PM - 11:50:07 PM
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8:00:57 PM - 11:50:07 PM

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

3 hours, 49 minutes | 8,406 Views

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

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11:50:07 PM - 11:53:47 PM
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11:50:07 PM - 11:53:47 PM

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

News Conference

Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said she foresaw an “uphill” congressional to passage of the bill. The legislation would restrict the sale, transfer, manufacturing, or importation of more than 150 specific firearms. It would not ban more than 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport, or assault weapons lawfully owned before the law’s enactment.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 4,365 Views

Women in Combat

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11:56:28 PM - 12:35:01 AM
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11:56:28 PM - 12:35:01 AM

Women in Combat

News Conference

Defense Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey announced that the military was dropping its ban against women in combat. Secretary Panetta said that following a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, women had demonstrated skill, courage, and patriotism and that “unnecessary gender barriers to service” should be removed.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,395 Views

U.S. Africa Command

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12:37:49 AM - 1:45:13 AM
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U.S. Africa Command

Public Affairs Event

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.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 324 Views

Financial Regulator Nominations

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1:45:49 AM - 1:53:17 AM
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1:45:49 AM - 1:53:17 AM

Financial Regulator Nominations

White House Event

President Obama announced the nomination of former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the renomination of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which he was directing under a recess appointment.

0 hours, 7 minutes | 248 Views

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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1:54:44 AM - 5:43:54 AM
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1:54:44 AM - 5:43:54 AM

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

3 hours, 49 minutes | 8,406 Views

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

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5:43:54 AM - 5:47:34 AM
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5:43:54 AM - 5:47:34 AM

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

News Conference

Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said she foresaw an “uphill” congressional to passage of the bill. The legislation would restrict the sale, transfer, manufacturing, or importation of more than 150 specific firearms. It would not ban more than 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport, or assault weapons lawfully owned before the law’s enactment.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 4,365 Views

Women in Combat

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5:51:28 AM - 6:30:04 AM

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5:51:28 AM - 6:30:04 AM

Women in Combat

News Conference

Defense Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey announced that the military was dropping its ban against women in combat. Secretary Panetta said that following a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, women had demonstrated skill, courage, and patriotism and that “unnecessary gender barriers to service” should be removed.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,395 Views

Greek Economic Challenges

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4:58:17 AM - 6:22:11 AM
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Greek Economic Challenges

Public Affairs Event

Alexis Tsipras, leader of the SYRIZA, the primary opposition party in Greece’s Hellenic Parliament, talked about his country’s economy and economic challenges. Greece had been in an economic crisis since 2009 and dependent on international monetary loans to rescue its economy. He criticized the austerity measures set by the European Union and added that the European Union needed radical changes and "a rational reconsideration of review and strategy". Other topics included Greece’s foreign policy and relationships with other countries, including the U.S. and Israel. After opening remarks, he was interviewed by Mr. Antholis and Mr. Lombardi. He also responded to questions from members of the audience. 
Mr. Tsipras spoke in Greek, with simultaneous translation.

1 hours, 23 minutes | 316 Views

Violence Against Women Act

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6:26:32 AM - 6:53:33 AM
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Violence Against Women Act

News Conference

House Democratic leaders urged House Republicans to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act immediately.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 226 Views

Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting

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6:55:30 AM - 8:32:18 AM
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6:55:30 AM - 8:32:18 AM

Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting

Public Affairs Event

Democratic National Committee Chair Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) and other party leaders spoke at the committee’s winter meeting on their agenda and challenges for the 113th Congress.

1 hours, 36 minutes | 524 Views

Senator Coats on U.S. Foreign Policy

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8:32:24 AM - 9:31:34 AM
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Senator Coats on U.S. Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), ranking member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, talked about the impact of the federal budget and debt concerns on U.S. foreign policy objectives. He said that fiscal issues would make it difficult to persuade the public that taxpayer dollars were being used efficiently as foreign aid.

0 hours, 59 minutes | 400 Views

Senate Session, Part 1

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9:31:43 AM - 12:22:41 PM
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Senate Session, Part 1

Senate Proceeding

The Senate convened for a period of morning business.

2 hours, 50 minutes | 280 Views

Britain's Role in the European Union

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12:25:58 PM - 1:11:48 PM
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Britain's Role in the European Union

International Telecasts

Prime Minister David Cameron spoke about Britain’s relationship with the European Union (EU). He pledged to have a referendum on membership if his Conservative Party was elected to power in the next term. He added that “it was time for the British people to have their say” on Europe. He outlined a framework for a new relationship with Europe, which included more flexibility, democratic accountability and “giving power back to member states.”

0 hours, 45 minutes | 259 Views

Secretary Napolitano on the National Security Agenda

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1:14:30 PM - 2:01:39 PM
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1:14:30 PM - 2:01:39 PM

Secretary Napolitano on the National Security Agenda

Public Affairs Event

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about national security priorities, including cybersecurity, immigration reform, border security, and disaster relief. She said the current immigration system did not match the demographics of the country and the way people become citizens needed to be reformed. She also said that a “cyber 9-11” could happen any time and that legislation was need to mitigate the damage.
The forum “From Cyber to Immigration, Terrorism to Disasters: Securing America in the Next Administration” was hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Aspen Institute.

0 hours, 47 minutes | 783 Views

Senate Session, Part 2

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2:01:50 PM - 9:02:00 PM
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2:01:50 PM - 9:02:00 PM

Senate Session, Part 2

Senate Proceeding

The Senate re-convened from recess to continue as if the first legislative day of the session.
Members voted on Senate rules and use of the filibuster. The Senate adjourned for the first time in the 113th Congress.

7 hours, 0 minutes | 265 Views

Senate Filibuster Rules

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9:02:11 PM - 9:06:06 PM
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9:02:11 PM - 9:06:06 PM

Senate Filibuster Rules

Interview

Manu Raju talked about the agreement between Senators Reid and McConnell on modifying filibuster rules.

0 hours, 3 minutes | 56 Views

Women in Combat

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9:07:30 PM - 9:46:06 PM
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9:07:30 PM - 9:46:06 PM

Women in Combat

News Conference

Defense Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey announced that the military was dropping its ban against women in combat. Secretary Panetta said that following a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, women had demonstrated skill, courage, and patriotism and that “unnecessary gender barriers to service” should be removed.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 1,395 Views

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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9:46:12 PM - 9:47:30 PM
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9:46:12 PM - 9:47:30 PM

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

0 hours, 1 minutes | 8,406 Views

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

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9:48:54 PM - 11:04:32 PM
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9:48:54 PM - 11:04:32 PM

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

News Conference

Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said she foresaw an “uphill” congressional to passage of the bill. The legislation would restrict the sale, transfer, manufacturing, or importation of more than 150 specific firearms. It would not ban more than 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport, or assault weapons lawfully owned before the law’s enactment.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 4,365 Views

Senator Coats on U.S. Foreign Policy

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11:08:48 PM - 12:10:42 AM
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11:08:48 PM - 12:10:42 AM

Senator Coats on U.S. Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), ranking member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, talked about the impact of the federal budget and debt concerns on U.S. foreign policy objectives. He said that fiscal issues would make it difficult to persuade the public that taxpayer dollars were being used efficiently as foreign aid.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 400 Views

California State of the State Address

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12:12:54 AM - 12:38:33 AM
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12:12:54 AM - 12:38:33 AM

California State of the State Address

State Legislature

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.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 367 Views

Governor Jindal at Republican National Committee Meeting

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12:38:37 AM - 1:06:00 AM
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12:38:37 AM - 1:06:00 AM

Governor Jindal at Republican National Committee Meeting

Public Affairs Event

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) was a keynote dinner speaker at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting at the Westin Charlotte Hotel. He emphasized changes the Republican Party needed to make in order to win elections, saying that the party did not need to change their values but might need to change everything else and to “recalibrate the compass of conservatism.” He also urged a shift in attention away from Capitol Hill to the real world.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 1,832 Views

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

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1:07:43 AM - 2:23:21 AM
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1:07:43 AM - 2:23:21 AM

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

News Conference

Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said she foresaw an “uphill” congressional to passage of the bill. The legislation would restrict the sale, transfer, manufacturing, or importation of more than 150 specific firearms. It would not ban more than 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport, or assault weapons lawfully owned before the law’s enactment.

1 hours, 15 minutes | 4,365 Views

Senator Coats on U.S. Foreign Policy

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2:26:00 AM - 3:27:48 AM
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2:26:00 AM - 3:27:48 AM

Senator Coats on U.S. Foreign Policy

Public Affairs Event

Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), ranking member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, talked about the impact of the federal budget and debt concerns on U.S. foreign policy objectives. He said that fiscal issues would make it difficult to persuade the public that taxpayer dollars were being used efficiently as foreign aid.

1 hours, 1 minutes | 400 Views

California State of the State Address

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3:30:42 AM - 3:56:13 AM
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3:30:42 AM - 3:56:13 AM

California State of the State Address

State Legislature

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.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 367 Views

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3:56:38 AM - 4:23:43 AM

Governor Jindal at Republican National Committee Meeting

Public Affairs Event

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) was a keynote dinner speaker at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting at the Westin Charlotte Hotel. He emphasized changes the Republican Party needed to make in order to win elections, saying that the party did not need to change their values but might need to change everything else and to “recalibrate the compass of conservatism.” He also urged a shift in attention away from Capitol Hill to the real world.

0 hours, 27 minutes | 1,832 Views

Guns and Politics

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4:26:21 AM - 5:41:04 AM
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Guns and Politics

Public Affairs Event

Panelists talked about possible gun control measures and gun violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said gun control measures needed to include comprehensive background checks and the limit of high capacity magazines. Former Ohio Representative Steven LaTourette said the Republican Party might accept President Obama’s proposals if “common sense” measures that did not place a limitation on the capacity of the ammunition clips were submitted. All the speakers were in favor of closing the loophole that allows any one to buy arms at gun shows and preventing mentally ill people from getting guns.

1 hours, 14 minutes | 225 Views

Senate Debate on the Filibuster Rules

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5:44:54 AM - 6:17:01 AM

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5:44:54 AM - 6:17:01 AM

Senate Debate on the Filibuster Rules

Senate Highlight

Senators McCain (R-AZ) and Levin (D-MI), who led a bipartisan group that came up with a filibuster reform proposal, held a colloquy on changing Senate rules on the filibuster. Senator Cardin (D-MD), another member of the group, also spoke.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 117 Views

Congressional Gun Violence Task Force Meeting

In Progress

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4:45:28 AM - 6:40:48 AM
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Congressional Gun Violence Task Force Meeting

Public Affairs Event

Witnesses testified on comprehensive steps that Congress could take to reduce gun violence while respecting Second Amendment rights. A House Democratic task force on reducing gun violence held a meeting Wednesday. Improving background checks for gun buyers and providing mental health counseling to students were a large part of the discussion. This was the second meeting held by the task force.

1 hours, 55 minutes | 420 Views

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6:43:37 AM - 8:44:13 AM

Sexual Misconduct Allegations at Lackland Air Force Base

House Committee

Witnesses testified on allegations of sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. General Mark Welsh, Air Force chief of staff, said the service was committed to getting rid of sexual misconduct within its ranks and the problem had become a “cancer” for the Air Force. General Edward Rice provided an update on the investigation. The second panel included first-hand accounts of being sexually assaulted from retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Cindy McNally and former Air Force Technical Sergeant Jennifer Norris. David Lisak spoke about his work as a forensic consultant on rape cases in the military.

2 hours, 0 minutes | 705 Views

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8:44:19 AM - 9:34:56 AM

Sexual Misconduct Allegations at Lackland Air Force Base

House Committee

Witnesses testified on allegations of sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. General Mark Welsh, Air Force chief of staff, said the service was committed to getting rid of sexual misconduct within its ranks and the problem had become a “cancer” for the Air Force. General Edward Rice provided an update on the investigation. The second panel included first-hand accounts of being sexually assaulted from retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Cindy McNally and former Air Force Technical Sergeant Jennifer Norris. David Lisak spoke about his work as a forensic consultant on rape cases in the military.

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Secretary Napolitano on the National Security Agenda

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9:35:02 AM - 10:30:53 AM
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9:35:02 AM - 10:30:53 AM

Secretary Napolitano on the National Security Agenda

Public Affairs Event

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about national security priorities, including cybersecurity, immigration reform, border security, and disaster relief. She said the current immigration system did not match the demographics of the country and the way people become citizens needed to be reformed. She also said that a “cyber 9-11” could happen any time and that legislation was need to mitigate the damage.
The forum “From Cyber to Immigration, Terrorism to Disasters: Securing America in the Next Administration” was hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Aspen Institute.

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Gun Control Proposals

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10:32:46 AM - 11:05:29 AM
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Gun Control Proposals

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Winnie Stachelberg talked about proposed changes to gun laws in reaction to the December 2012 mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, and the politics surrounding possible changes. Topics included President Obama’s recommendations, and Senator Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) bill that would stop the sale, transfer, importation and manufacture of more than 100 specifically-named firearms. 
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 32 minutes | 363 Views

Assault Weapons Ban Bill

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11:06:05 AM - 12:23:29 PM
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Assault Weapons Ban Bill

News Conference

Democratic senators and representatives, local officials, gun violence victims, and others spoke to reporters about the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the sponsor of the bill, said she foresaw an “uphill” congressional to passage of the bill. The legislation would restrict the sale, transfer, manufacturing, or importation of more than 150 specific firearms. It would not ban more than 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport, or assault weapons lawfully owned before the law’s enactment.

1 hours, 17 minutes | 4,365 Views

Women in Combat

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12:23:59 PM - 12:27:48 PM
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Women in Combat

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Juana Summers spoke by phone about the lifting of the ban on women in combat.

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Irish Parliament Examining Current Abortion Law

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12:28:32 PM - 1:34:33 PM
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Irish Parliament Examining Current Abortion Law

International Telecasts

The Irish Parliament held a three-day public hearing to examine their current abortion law. Committee members heard testimony from medical and legal experts, religious leaders and advocacy groups on recommendations for more clarity in Ireland’s abortion laws. In this panel, maternity doctors and health professionals testified on abortion law in Ireland. Doctors told committee members that “there is a degree of legal uncertainty” and recommended new laws that were “workable and practical” and protected the rights of doctors.

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Women in Combat

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1:34:39 PM - 2:15:16 PM
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Women in Combat

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Defense Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey announced that the military was dropping its ban against women in combat. Secretary Panetta said that following a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, women had demonstrated skill, courage, and patriotism and that “unnecessary gender barriers to service” should be removed.

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Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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2:16:06 PM - 2:18:50 PM
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2:16:06 PM - 2:18:50 PM

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

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Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Reconstruction

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2:20:41 PM - 4:03:37 PM
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2:20:41 PM - 4:03:37 PM

Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Reconstruction

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State and local officials affected by Hurricane Sandy took part in a forum on the next steps in the recovery effort. They were joined by representatives of relief organizations in gaving an assessment of current recovery situation. Mayor Ed Johnson said the main issue is housing for both renters and homeowners. Panelists from private industry discussed how their businesses are part of the recovery and relief efforts. Topics included the need for careful planning and the decision process for the allocation of relief funds. The U.S. Leadership Forum hosted this discussion in Washington, D.C.

1 hours, 42 minutes | 181 Views

Indiana State of the State Address

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4:06:07 PM - 4:35:25 PM
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Indiana State of the State Address

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Newly-inaugurated Governor Mike Pence delivered a report on the state of the State of Indiana to a joint session in the House Chamber.

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Washington Gubernatorial Inauguration

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4:37:33 PM - 5:11:58 PM
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Washington Gubernatorial Inauguration

State Legislature

Governor Jay Inslee gave his inaugural address the governor of the state of Washington to a joint session of the legislature in the State House. Topics included the nearly $1 billion state deficit,climate change, gun control, and transportation. 
Courtesy of TVW.

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Nevada State of the State Address

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5:14:40 PM - 5:58:15 PM
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Nevada State of the State Address

State Legislature

Governor Brian Sandoval gave the annual state of the state address in the Nevada State House in Carson City. He touted job growth in the state, and spoke in depth about his plans to improve education in the state. 
Courtesy of Nevada Broadcasters Association.

0 hours, 43 minutes | 469 Views

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

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6:01:17 PM - 6:04:41 PM
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6:01:17 PM - 6:04:41 PM

Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

Senate Committee

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war in Syria. In his opening statement he urged bipartisanship to promote U.S. leadership on matters such as food and energy security and climate change. He also answered questions about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. Regarding Afghanistan, he said the turnover of U.S. operations in that country was on target to happen in Spring 2013. He was introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary of State Clinton, and Senator John McCain.

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Congressional Gun Violence Task Force Meeting

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6:04:59 PM - 8:00:29 PM
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Congressional Gun Violence Task Force Meeting

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Witnesses testified on comprehensive steps that Congress could take to reduce gun violence while respecting Second Amendment rights. A House Democratic task force on reducing gun violence held a meeting Wednesday. Improving background checks for gun buyers and providing mental health counseling to students were a large part of the discussion. This was the second meeting held by the task force.

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Secretary Napolitano on the National Security Agenda

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8:00:53 PM - 8:55:56 PM
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8:00:53 PM - 8:55:56 PM

Secretary Napolitano on the National Security Agenda

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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about national security priorities, including cybersecurity, immigration reform, border security, and disaster relief. She said the current immigration system did not match the demographics of the country and the way people become citizens needed to be reformed. She also said that a “cyber 9-11” could happen any time and that legislation was need to mitigate the damage.
The forum “From Cyber to Immigration, Terrorism to Disasters: Securing America in the Next Administration” was hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Aspen Institute.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 783 Views

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks

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8:58:23 PM - 9:23:59 PM
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks

International Telecasts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the state of the eurozone. She said “considerable progress” was being made, but that most eurozone countries must implement the structural reforms needed to reduce government debt levels. Following her remarks, she answered questions.

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Obama Administration Foreign Policy Agenda

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9:24:52 PM - 10:04:59 PM
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9:24:52 PM - 10:04:59 PM

Obama Administration Foreign Policy Agenda

Call-In

Max Boot talked about President Obama’s second term foreign policy agenda and challenges. Topics included threats arising from Middle East regional instability as a result of the “Arab Spring” popular revolutions that began in 2011, and his book, Invisible Army, a history of guerilla warfare. He also reacted to stories in the news that day, such as the Defense Department’s announcement that it would lift the ban on women serving in combat and Secretary of State Clinton’s testimony before two congressional committees on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 934 Views

Syria and the Middle East

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10:07:14 PM - 10:45:50 PM
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10:07:14 PM - 10:45:50 PM

Syria and the Middle East

News Conference

A bipartisan group of Senators who traveled to Egypt, Afghanistan, Jordan and Israel the previous week spoke to reporters about their trip. They called for more humanitarian aid to Syria. Senator McCain and others urged for a shift in aid to the region, to provide aid directly to the Syrian opposition.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 118 Views

State of Mental Health Care System

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10:48:13 PM - 12:15:11 AM
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10:48:13 PM - 12:15:11 AM

State of Mental Health Care System

Senate Committee

Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 724 Views

State of Mental Health Care System

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12:15:11 AM - 1:22:44 AM
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12:15:11 AM - 1:22:44 AM

State of Mental Health Care System

Senate Committee

Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 724 Views

Secretary Napolitano on the National Security Agenda

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1:24:13 AM - 2:19:20 AM
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1:24:13 AM - 2:19:20 AM

Secretary Napolitano on the National Security Agenda

Public Affairs Event

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about national security priorities, including cybersecurity, immigration reform, border security, and disaster relief. She said the current immigration system did not match the demographics of the country and the way people become citizens needed to be reformed. She also said that a “cyber 9-11” could happen any time and that legislation was need to mitigate the damage.
The forum “From Cyber to Immigration, Terrorism to Disasters: Securing America in the Next Administration” was hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Aspen Institute.

0 hours, 55 minutes | 783 Views

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks

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2:22:04 AM - 2:47:27 AM
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2:22:04 AM - 2:47:27 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Remarks

International Telecasts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the state of the eurozone. She said “considerable progress” was being made, but that most eurozone countries must implement the structural reforms needed to reduce government debt levels. Following her remarks, she answered questions.

0 hours, 25 minutes | 166 Views

Obama Administration Foreign Policy Agenda

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2:48:44 AM - 3:28:51 AM
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2:48:44 AM - 3:28:51 AM

Obama Administration Foreign Policy Agenda

Call-In

Max Boot talked about President Obama’s second term foreign policy agenda and challenges. Topics included threats arising from Middle East regional instability as a result of the “Arab Spring” popular revolutions that began in 2011, and his book, Invisible Army, a history of guerilla warfare. He also reacted to stories in the news that day, such as the Defense Department’s announcement that it would lift the ban on women serving in combat and Secretary of State Clinton’s testimony before two congressional committees on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.

0 hours, 40 minutes | 934 Views

Syria and the Middle East

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3:31:11 AM - 4:09:47 AM
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3:31:11 AM - 4:09:47 AM

Syria and the Middle East

News Conference

A bipartisan group of Senators who traveled to Egypt, Afghanistan, Jordan and Israel the previous week spoke to reporters about their trip. They called for more humanitarian aid to Syria. Senator McCain and others urged for a shift in aid to the region, to provide aid directly to the Syrian opposition.

0 hours, 38 minutes | 118 Views

State of Mental Health Care System

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4:12:10 AM - 5:39:08 AM
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4:12:10 AM - 5:39:08 AM

State of Mental Health Care System

Senate Committee

Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.

1 hours, 26 minutes | 724 Views

State of Mental Health Care System

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5:39:08 AM - 6:46:41 AM

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5:39:08 AM - 6:46:41 AM

State of Mental Health Care System

Senate Committee

Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake of the December 2012 shootings at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school. The hearing examined the mental health system and barriers to providing mental health care. 
In the first panel, administrators talked about changes in the health care system. Pamela Hyde said that the U.S. mental health system has huge gaps in services that prevent people with mental illnesses from receiving treatment. In the second panel mental health practitioners gave examples of community situations. Topics included the stigma associated with mental health and the importance of employment and peer support, and that that mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Panelists also highlighted how current funds could be better spent better and obstacles to getting mental health services to those in need.

1 hours, 7 minutes | 724 Views