C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, September 27 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on a question about the ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on a question about the previous night’s first presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump: “Who won?” Several Hofstra University students, speaking from the C-SPAN Bus in Hempstead, New York, gave their impressions of the debate, which was held on the campus of that university. Throughout the program from the C-SPAN News Desk, John McArdle read news headlines about the debate. 6:56 am ET Approx. 18 min. President Obama Remarks at Tribal Nations Conference ; ; President Obama was greeted by Native American tribal leaders, donning a ceremonial hat and ... President Obama was greeted by Native American tribal leaders, donning a ceremonial hat and blanket, and then delivered remarks at the 2016 Tribal Nations Conference hosted by the White House and the Interior Department. He talked about his administration’s efforts to aid in reclamation of ancestral tribal lands and boost education opportunities for Native pupils. Afterward, he greeted some of the conference’s attendees. 6:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Foreign Policy and Libertarian Principles, Part 1 Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) was among the speakers at the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and ... Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) was among the speakers at the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity’s first symposium on foreign policy. He talked about his efforts to introduce and pass laws supportive of libertarian principles, as well as those lawmakers who he worked with to do so. Later speakers discussed ways to restrict powers of the federal government, their opposition to U.S. military actions abroad, and their support for a return to a gold standard for U.S. fiscal policy.
9:59 am ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE Morning Hour 7:17 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Presidential Candidates Debate Media Center Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke to reporters in the media center “spin ... Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke to reporters in the media center “spin room” following the first presidential debate hosted by Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. In addition, surrogates and campaign officials representing Mr. Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addressed the media. 8:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Foreign Policy and Libertarian Principles, Part 3 ; ; Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) delivered remarks at the first foreign policy symposium ... Former Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) delivered remarks at the first foreign policy symposium hosted by the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. He talked about his history as a libertarian figurehead and his experiences as a federal lawmaker, and answered a series of questions on a variety of domestic and foreign affairs topics from the audience. Mr. Paul was preceded by Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson (Retired), a former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell.
10:29 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Trade Law Enforcement Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske testified at a hearing of the House ... Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske testified at a hearing of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee on challenges to enforcing U.S. customs and trade laws. Members asked about various trade laws and the ways they are enforced. Many of the questions to Mr. Kerlikowske focused on parochial interests in members' districts. 8:19 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Presidential Candidates Debate ; ; Presidential candidates Donald Trump (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) debated a variety of economic and ... Presidential candidates Donald Trump (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) debated a variety of economic and foreign policy topics in the first presidential debate of 2016, held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, on New York’s Long Island. Moderator Lester Holt, the NBC Nightly News anchor, began with questions on jobs and the economy and worked though other topics including tax policy and national security. Mr. Trump focused much of his criticism on Mrs. Clinton’s ties to other established politicians, while she zeroed in on the history of his businesses in the U.S. and abroad. This was the first of three debates the candidates were scheduled to participate in. 10:01 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 53 min. LIVE Homeland Security Threats Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, FBI Director James Comey and National Counterrorism ... Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, FBI Director James Comey and National Counterrorism Center Director Nicholas Rasmussen testified at a hearing on threats with which their agencies are concerned. Issues addressed included ongoing efforts to track and counter ISIS,* cybersecurity, preventing and countering violent extremism, border security, the investigation into former Secretary of State’s Hillary Clinton email servers, resettlement of Syrian refugees, and improving data collection related to the use of deadly force by law enforcement across the country.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
11:13 am ET Approx. 20 min. Islamic Society Convention, Part 3 ; Muslim scholar Yasir Qadhi spoke about the rise and potential fall of Donald Trump’s ... Muslim scholar Yasir Qadhi spoke about the rise and potential fall of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the war on terrorism, and the plight of Muslims around the world. He was one of the speakers at the Islamic Society of North America annual convention outside of Chicago Labor Day Weekend.

This was part of “Carpe Diem: A Call to Action,” the tenth plenary session of the 53th Annual ISNA Convention, “Turning Points: Navigating Challenges, Seizing Opportunities.”
9:59 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 38 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 5325, the legislative vehicle for a short-term continuing ... The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 5325, the legislative vehicle for a short-term continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December 9. It also provides funding for Zika virus prevention. 12:56 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Hillary Clinton News Conference Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the ... Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the previous night’s debate at Hofstra University and her opponent’s Donald Trump temperament and suitability for the presidency.
11:34 am ET Approx. 4 min. Hillary Clinton News Conference Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the ... Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the previous night’s debate at Hofstra University and her opponent’s Donald Trump temperament and suitability for the presidency. 12:37 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Mike Lillis on the Short-Term Continuing Resolution ; Mike Lillis talked about the status of the continuing resolution, which would fund the government ... Mike Lillis talked about the status of the continuing resolution, which would fund the government through December 9, ahead of the Senate vote on the measure later in the day. 1:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Intelligence and National Security, Opening Remarks and Panel Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan made the opening remarks at an intelligence ... Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan made the opening remarks at an intelligence conference at George Washington University. He talked about challenges facing the U.S. intelligence operation. Then a panel of intelligence officials and experts discussed a number of issues, most prominently challenges presented by Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin.

“Great Power Rivalry: Enduring Danger or a Thing of the Past” was the first panel of the day-long third annual conference on “The Ethos and Profession of Intelligence” with the theme “Looking over the Horizon.”
11:40 am ET Approx. 18 min. President Obama Remarks at Tribal Nations Conference ; ; President Obama was greeted by Native American tribal leaders, donning a ceremonial hat and ... President Obama was greeted by Native American tribal leaders, donning a ceremonial hat and blanket, and then delivered remarks at the 2016 Tribal Nations Conference hosted by the White House and the Interior Department. He talked about his administration’s efforts to aid in reclamation of ancestral tribal lands and boost education opportunities for Native pupils. Afterward, he greeted some of the conference’s attendees. 12:48 pm ET Approx. 35 min. 2015 National Medals of Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony President Barack Obama presented the 2015 National Medal of Arts to artists and arts patrons and ... President Barack Obama presented the 2015 National Medal of Arts to artists and arts patrons and the 2015 National Humanities Medal to recipients that deepened understanding of the humanities or broadened citizens' engagement with the humanities. Not all recipients were present.

The 2015 National Medal of Arts recipients were: filmmaker Mel Brooks, author Sandra Cisneros, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, actor Morgan Freeman, composer Philip Glass, producer and songwriter Berry Gordy, musician Santiago Jimenez, Jr., playwright Moises Kaufman, choreographer Ralph Lemon, actor Audra McDonald, playwright Luis Valdez, and artist Jack Whitten.

The 2015 National Humanities Medal recipients were: the Prison University Project, author Rudolfo Anaya, chef and entrepreneur Jose Andres, author Ron Chernow, poet Louise Gluck, radio talk show host Terry Gross, composer and musician Wynton Marsalis, authors James McBride, Louis Menand, Elaine Pagels, Abraham Verghese, and Isabel Wilkerson.
2:03 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 1 min. LIVE Bioresearch Laboratory Security Federal officials testified at a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing examining a ... Federal officials testified at a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing examining a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the oversight of dangerous pathogens at high-containment bioresearch labs. GAO chief scientist Timothy Persons detailed the key findings and recommendations of his agency’s report. Other witnesses included officials from the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health and the Agriculture and Defense Departments.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 10 hr. 29 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House was expected to debate the rule governing the Water Resources Development Act, which ... The House was expected to debate the rule governing the Water Resources Development Act, which authorizes $5 billion for Army Corps of Engineers water projects. 1:24 pm ET Approx. 50 min. LIVE Hillary Clinton Campaign Appearance in Raleigh, North Carolina Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of voting while ... Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of voting while addressing supporters at Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mrs. Clinton also shared her thoughts on the first presidential debate, and outlined her plans to create jobs, make college debt-free, and improve police-community relations. 4:07 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 44 min. Immigration and the Economy The Urban Institute hosted a series of panel discussions on the impacts of immigration on the ... The Urban Institute hosted a series of panel discussions on the impacts of immigration on the economy, the workforce and local communities. More specifically, the event detailed a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The report concludes that the long term impacts of immigration on the wages and employment of native-born workers is minimal, however, there are some negative effects on low-skilled workers. In addition, the report finds that immigration has an overall positive impact on long-run economic growth in the U..S. White House Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz provided closing remarks outlining the policies of the Obama administration.
6:15 pm ET Approx. 4 min. 2:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 The Senate defeated a pair of amendments to end debate and move forward with a temporary ... The Senate defeated a pair of amendments to end debate and move forward with a temporary government funding bill to keep the federal government open through December 9. 6:53 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. State Department Record Keeping The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the State Department’s ... The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the State Department’s record keeping practices and the investigation into 2015 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s email use while serving as secretary of state. Bryan Pagliano, former senior adviser to Secretary Clinton for Information Resource Management, informed the committee ahead of time he would not be testifying. The committee chair, Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), then adjourned the hearing and called the committee to order for a business meeting, during which members debated recommending a resolution to the full House of Representatives that would hold Mr. Pagliano in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify before the oversight panel. The recommendation passed on a 19-15 party- line vote.
TBD Approx. 4 min. Hillary Clinton News Conference Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the ... Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the previous night’s debate at Hofstra University and her opponent’s Donald Trump temperament and suitability for the presidency. 3:33 pm ET Approx. 26 min. White House Daily Briefing Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefed and took questions from reporters at the White ... Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefed and took questions from reporters at the White House. The main topic of the briefing was the first presidential debate of the campaign season and President Obama’s reaction to it.
9:15 pm ET Approx. 5 min. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 4 hr. 16 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 3 The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 5325, the legislative vehicle for a short-term continuing ... The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 5325, the legislative vehicle for a short-term continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December 9. It also provides funding for Zika virus prevention.
9:20 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. New Orleans as a Sanctuary City A House subcommittee discussed immigration enforcement in New Orleans with a panel of Louisiana ... A House subcommittee discussed immigration enforcement in New Orleans with a panel of Louisiana state officials and Department of Justice representatives. Witnesses answered questions on the local and federal role in enforcing so-called “sanctuary cities,” which are cities around the country that have policies to shelter undocumented immigrants. Other topics included the current state of race relations, gun violence, community policing and how this issue was playing out in the presidential campaign. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said this hearing was based on “a Donald Trump talking point.” TBD Approx. 20 min. Senators on Flint Funding Senators Inhofe (R-OK) and Boxer (D-CA) spoke about the lack of funds for Flint, Michigan’s ... Senators Inhofe (R-OK) and Boxer (D-CA) spoke about the lack of funds for Flint, Michigan’s drinking water contamination in the temporary government spending bill. Senator Inhofe defended the decision to exclude the funds from the legislation, while Senator Boxer called on her colleagues to provide money for the city. Senator Stabenow (D-MI) also called for funds to be made available.
11:11 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Hillary Clinton News Conference Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the ... Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the previous night’s debate at Hofstra University and her opponent’s Donald Trump temperament and suitability for the presidency. TBD Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. White House Daily Briefing Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefed and took questions from reporters at the White ... Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefed and took questions from reporters at the White House. The main topic of the briefing was the first presidential debate of the campaign season and President Obama’s reaction to it.
11:15 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Hillary Clinton Campaign Appearance in Raleigh, North Carolina Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of voting while ... Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of voting while addressing supporters at Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mrs. Clinton also shared her thoughts on the first presidential debate, and outlined her plans to create jobs, make college debt-free, and improve police-community relations. 9:36 pm ET Approx. 10 min. Senator Rubio on Jose Fernandez Senator Marco Rubio paid tribute to late Major League Baseball pitcher Jose Fernandez, who played ... Senator Marco Rubio paid tribute to late Major League Baseball pitcher Jose Fernandez, who played for the Miami Marlins. Mr. Fernandez died the previous weekend in a boating accident. Senator Rubio recounted Mr. Fernandez’s attempts to defect to the U.S.
12:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Donald Trump Campaign Rally in Melbourne, Florida Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at a campaign rally at Melbourne International ... Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at a campaign rally at Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida.
1:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. New Orleans as a Sanctuary City A House subcommittee discussed immigration enforcement in New Orleans with a panel of Louisiana ... A House subcommittee discussed immigration enforcement in New Orleans with a panel of Louisiana state officials and Department of Justice representatives. Witnesses answered questions on the local and federal role in enforcing so-called “sanctuary cities,” which are cities around the country that have policies to shelter undocumented immigrants. Other topics included the current state of race relations, gun violence, community policing and how this issue was playing out in the presidential campaign. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said this hearing was based on “a Donald Trump talking point.”
2:55 am ET Approx. 48 min. Florida 13th Congressional District Debate Incumbent Representative. David Jolly (R) and former Governor Charlie Crist (D), the ... Incumbent Representative. David Jolly (R) and former Governor Charlie Crist (D), the candidates for Florida’s 13th Congressional District, took part in a debate. Topics included Zika funding, campaign finance, national security, and entitlement programs. 10News WTSP-TV and the Tampa Bay Times sponsored this debate held at St. Petersburg College.
3:44 am ET Approx. 55 min. Utah Gubernatorial Debate The Utah Debate Commission held a gubernatorial debate at Utah State University between incumbent ... The Utah Debate Commission held a gubernatorial debate at Utah State University between incumbent Governor Gary Herbert (R) and businessman Mike Weinholtz (D). They were asked questions on a variety of topics including education spending, medical marijuana, and health care spending.
4:39 am ET Approx. 4 min. Hillary Clinton News Conference Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the ... Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters on her campaign plane about the previous night’s debate at Hofstra University and her opponent’s Donald Trump temperament and suitability for the presidency.
4:44 am ET Approx. 48 min. Hillary Clinton Campaign Appearance in Raleigh, North Carolina Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of voting while ... Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of voting while addressing supporters at Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mrs. Clinton also shared her thoughts on the first presidential debate, and outlined her plans to create jobs, make college debt-free, and improve police-community relations.
5:32 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Donald Trump Campaign Rally in Melbourne, Florida Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at a campaign rally at Melbourne International ... Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at a campaign rally at Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida.