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6:00 am CT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Russell Berman; Paul Orgel Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 113th Congress.
Russell Berman talked ...
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 113th Congress.
Russell Berman talked about House Republicans pulling the Transportation and HUD funding bill off the docket for floor for a vote before Congress recesses for the month of August.
4:58 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Tina Tchen on Women in Politics Christina Tchen Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House ... Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, talked about her role in helping military families, and advocacy work in women’s issues and lesbian and gay rights.
This interview was part of the Atlantic's series, “Women of Washington: A View from the Top.”
5:07 am CT Approx. 53 min. Water Infrastructure Witnesses testified on the state of aging dams, reservoirs and hydroelectric plants around the ... Witnesses testified on the state of aging dams, reservoirs and hydroelectric plants around the nation.
6:48 am CT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Representative Scott Garrett on Budget Negotiations Nancy Calo; Scott Garrett; Paul Orgel Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ), a member of the Budget Committee , talked budget negotiations ... Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ), a member of the Budget Committee , talked budget negotiations and Republican messaging as members prepare to head home for the August recess, as well as what’s on the agenda when Congress is back in session. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read new headlines at the end of the program.
6:03 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Federal Budget Process, Panel 1 Former congressional leaders and cabinet officials talked about problems with and ways to reform ... Former congressional leaders and cabinet officials talked about problems with and ways to reform the budget process. David Obey said that members of Congress should spend more time in Washington learning about the substance of issues rather than focusing on politics and campaign fundraising. Kent Conrad said that leaders were willing to solve problems on a short-term basis rather than compromising on long-term solutions. Don Nickles criticized President Obama for a lack of leadership and disinterest in debt. Other topics included sequestration as called for in the Budget Control Act of 2011. Following the discussion, panelists took questions from the audience.
This was the first panel of “Budgeting on the Brink,” held at the Bipartisan Policy Center.
6:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1 Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of ... Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final version of the immigration legislation would pass the House and Senate during the year and that it would include a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Topics included securing the borders and recent remarks by Representative Steve King (R-IA). Then other supporters of immigration reform held a panel discussion. Mr. Vargas talked about his recent decision to reveal that he was an undocumented worker. 
“Immigration Forum: Why Citizenship Matters” was held at the AFL-CIO headquarters, co-sponsored by the Economic Policy Institute
7:34 am CT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Representative Alan Grayson on NSA Data Collection Programs Nancy Calo; Alan Grayson; Paul Orgel ReRepresentative Alan Grayson (D-FL), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, talked ... ReRepresentative Alan Grayson (D-FL), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, talked about National Security Agency (NSA) data collection program sand NSA leaker Edward Snowden. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.
7:16 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Federal Budget Process, Panel 2 Former government and congressional staffers talked about reforming the federal budget ... Former government and congressional staffers talked about reforming the federal budget process.
This was the second panel of “Budgeting on the Brink,” held at the Bipartisan Policy Center.
7:12 am CT Approx. 5 min. Government Surveillance Programs and Privacy Deputy heads from the FBI, National Security Agency, (NSA) and Justice Department testified on the ... Deputy heads from the FBI, National Security Agency, (NSA) and Justice Department testified on the Obama administration’s use of the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to gather information on U.S. citizens.
8:18 am CT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Brian Frye on the Film Our Nixon Brian Frye; Paul Orgel Brian Frye talked about the documentary [Our Nixon, which he co-produced. The film was ... Brian Frye talked about the documentary [Our Nixon, which he co-produced. The film was in part made using 500 reels of home movies shot by three of former President Richard Nixon’s closest advisers. Mr. Frye also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications. 8:23 am CT Approx. 4 min. House Tribute to Former Representative Lindy Boggs Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) along with several members of the Louisiana House delegation ... Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) along with several members of the Louisiana House delegation paid tribute to former Congresswoman Lindy Boggs (D-LA) who passed away July 27, 2013, of natural causes at the age of 97. Lindy Boggs assumed the congressional seat of her husband, Majority Leader Hale Boggs, who died in a plane accident in 1972. She served for 17 years in the House, later serving as the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. 7:18 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Health Care Law Tax Provisions Witnesses testified on the Internal Revenue Service’s power to provide subsidies and tax ... Witnesses testified on the Internal Revenue Service’s power to provide subsidies and tax credits for those buying insurance on health exchanges, as well as the power to apply penalties for those who refuse to buy insurance. Topics included the lawsuit brought by the state of Oklahoma over the tax credits. There were some heated exchanges over interpreting the legislation and over the Treasury Department providing more information about its rule-making process.
9:00 am CT Approx. 55 min. LIVE Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, during which members speak on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members speak on a variety of topics. 8:29 am CT Approx. 3 hr. 28 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate confirmed by a 97-0 vote the nomination of Raymond Chen to be a judge in the U.S. Court ... The Senate confirmed by a 97-0 vote the nomination of Raymond Chen to be a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
The cloture vote on the Transportation/HUD funding bill failed.
9:00 am CT Approx. 3 hr. 3 min. LIVE Health Care Law Implementation Witnesses testified on the status of their agencies' implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Witnesses testified on the status of their agencies' implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
9:56 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. LIVE West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant ... Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country. 11:58 am CT Approx. 22 min. LIVE Senate Democratic Leaders on Transportation-HUD Funding Vote Senate Democratic leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the ... Senate Democratic leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the Transportation-HUD bill. Majority Leader Reid said he could not understand why Republicans would “derail a bipartisan bill” creating jobs in the U.S. 12:07 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. Transportation Security Administration Misconduct Officials testified about a report on misconduct accusations for Transportation Security ... Officials testified about a report on misconduct accusations for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport security employees. The report found that incidents of misconduct rose 27 percent over two years.
10:59 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 22 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 Complete Consideration of H.R. 1582 - Energy Consumers Relief Act, Rules Committee Print ... Complete Consideration of H.R. 1582 - Energy Consumers Relief Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Cassidy / Energy and Commerce Committee)
The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following remaining amendments:
Rep. Rob Woodall Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Culberson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Tim Murphy Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
H.R. 2879 - Stop Government Abuse Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate)
(Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
Begin Consideration of H.R. 367 - Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Todd Young / Judiciary Committee)
12:23 pm CT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Senate Republican Leaders on Transportation-HUD Funding Vote Mitch McConnell Senate Republican leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the ... Senate Republican leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the Transportation-HUD bill.*Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) told reporters that Democrats are “trying to get us to walk away from spending reductions.” 2:17 pm CT Approx. 3 min. West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant ... Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country.
1:22 pm CT Approx. 11 min. House Democrats on Jobs and the Economy Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democratic leaders talked to the press about their ... Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democratic leaders talked to the press about their “Make it in America” jobs initiative. Questions included U.S.-Russia relations after asylum in Russia was granted to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. 12:28 pm CT Approx. 32 min. Representative Scott Garrett on Budget Negotiations Nancy Calo; Scott Garrett; Paul Orgel Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ), a member of the Budget Committee , talked budget negotiations ... Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ), a member of the Budget Committee , talked budget negotiations and Republican messaging as members prepare to head home for the August recess, as well as what’s on the agenda when Congress is back in session. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read new headlines at the end of the program.
2:22 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Government Surveillance Programs and Privacy Deputy heads from the FBI, National Security Agency, (NSA) and Justice Department testified on the ... Deputy heads from the FBI, National Security Agency, (NSA) and Justice Department testified on the Obama administration’s use of the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to gather information on U.S. citizens.
1:34 pm CT Approx. 7 hr. 20 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 Complete Consideration of H.R. 1582 - Energy Consumers Relief Act, Rules Committee Print ... Complete Consideration of H.R. 1582 - Energy Consumers Relief Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep.*Bill Cassidy / Energy and Commerce Committee)
The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following remaining amendments:
Rep.*Rob Woodall Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep.*John Culberson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep.*Tim Murphy Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
H.R. 2879 - Stop Government Abuse Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate)
(Sponsored by Rep.*Lynn Jenkins / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
Begin Consideration of H.R. 367 - Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep.*Todd Young / Judiciary Committee)
1:00 pm CT Approx. 6 hr. 45 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 The Senate confirmed the nomination of Samantha Power to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations ... The Senate confirmed the nomination of Samantha Power to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by a vote of 87 to 10.. 4:14 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant ... Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country.
8:55 pm CT Approx. 3 min. House Bill on Government Regulations Adriel Bettelheim; Bill Scanlan Adriel Bettelheim talked via Skype about the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny ... Adriel Bettelheim talked via Skype about the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act that would require that Congress approve any new regulation proposed by bureaucrats that threatened to add costs of over $100 million per year to businesses or working families.*He said about 85 regulations per year would have that great an economic impact, but the bill would only serve as “talking points” for Republican congressmen over the August recess as the Senate would not take up the bill. 7:47 pm CT Approx. 25 min. Senate Democratic Leaders on Transportation-HUD Funding Vote Senate Democratic leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the ... Senate Democratic leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the Transportation-HUD bill. Majority Leader Reid said he could not understand why Republicans would “derail a bipartisan bill” creating jobs in the U.S. 5:58 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Tina Tchen on Women in Politics Christina Tchen Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House ... Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, talked about her role in helping military families, and advocacy work in women’s issues and lesbian and gay rights.
This interview was part of the Atlantic's series, “Women of Washington: A View from the Top.”
9:00 pm CT Approx. 15 min. White House Daily Briefing on Snowden Asylum James Carney White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian government to grant a one-year asylum to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. He said that the administration was extremely disappointed by that decision. Reporters also asked questions about the government’s surveillance programs revealed by Mr. Snowden. 
This is a portion of the regular White House briefing.
8:13 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Senate Republican Leaders on Transportation-HUD Funding Vote Mitch McConnell Senate Republican leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the ... Senate Republican leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the Transportation-HUD bill.*Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) told reporters that Democrats are “trying to get us to walk away from spending reductions.” 7:00 pm CT Approx. 55 min. FBI Director Robert Mueller Retirement Ceremony The Department of Justice held a farewell ceremony for outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, who ... The Department of Justice held a farewell ceremony for outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, who was retiring after 12 years in the post. Speakers included Attorney General Eric Holder.
9:16 pm CT Approx. 10 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) gave his weekly press briefing.  House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) gave his weekly press briefing.  8:20 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. POW/MIA Accounting Witnesses testified on the Defense Department’s (DOD) management of missing military ... Witnesses testified on the Defense Department’s (DOD) management of missing military personnel accounting. According to the DOD, there were an estimated 83,000 “prisoners of war” or “missing in action” (POW/MIA) service members from past conflicts in Vietnam, Korea, the Cold War, Persian Gulf, and World War II. The Government Accountability Office released a report that showed DPD had given multiple department agencies overlapping authority and control of POW/MIA searches and that recovery operations lacked a cohesive mission. 8:21 pm CT Approx. 53 min. Financial Market Collapse Prevention Financial regulators testified on ways to prevent catastrophic threats to financial ... Financial regulators testified on ways to prevent catastrophic threats to financial markets. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Mary Jo White and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler outlined steps taken since the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act was passed after the 2008 financial crisis. Topics included the scarcity of enforcement resources compared to the resources of the markets, which delays justice.
The hearing was titled “Mitigating Systemic Risk in Financial Markets Through Wall Street Reforms.”
9:28 pm CT Approx. 3 hr. 3 min. Health Care Law Implementation Witnesses testified on the status of their agencies' implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Witnesses testified on the status of their agencies' implementation of the Affordable Care Act. 9:43 pm CT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing on Snowden Asylum James Carney White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian government to grant a one-year asylum to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. He said that the administration was extremely disappointed by that decision. Reporters also asked questions about the government’s surveillance programs revealed by Mr. Snowden. 
This is a portion of the regular White House briefing.
9:16 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Tina Tchen on Women in Politics Christina Tchen Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House ... Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, talked about her role in helping military families, and advocacy work in women’s issues and lesbian and gay rights.
This interview was part of the Atlantic's series, “Women of Washington: A View from the Top.”
12:33 am CT Approx. 3 hr. 19 min. Affordable Care Act Implementation Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified on ... Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified on implementation of the online insurance exchanges as required in health care law. 9:46 pm CT Approx. 2 min. House Democrats on Jobs and the Economy Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democratic leaders talked to the press about their ... Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democratic leaders talked to the press about their “Make it in America” jobs initiative. Questions included U.S.-Russia relations after asylum in Russia was granted to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. 11:20 pm CT Approx. 46 min. Retirement Planning Panelists spoke about retirement planning including means of retirement saving, ways to expand ... Panelists spoke about retirement planning including means of retirement saving, ways to expand coverage, and employer and consumer perspectives.
3:55 am CT Approx. 15 min. White House Daily Briefing on Snowden Asylum James Carney White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian government to grant a one-year asylum to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. He said that the administration was extremely disappointed by that decision. Reporters also asked questions about the government’s surveillance programs revealed by Mr. Snowden. 
This is a portion of the regular White House briefing.
9:50 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 38 min. West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant ... Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country. 12:08 am CT Approx. 55 min. FBI Director Robert Mueller Retirement Ceremony The Department of Justice held a farewell ceremony for outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, who ... The Department of Justice held a farewell ceremony for outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, who was retiring after 12 years in the post. Speakers included Attorney General Eric Holder.
4:12 am CT Approx. 10 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing John Boehner House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) gave his weekly press briefing.  House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) gave his weekly press briefing.  12:31 am CT Approx. 25 min. Senate Democratic Leaders on Transportation-HUD Funding Vote Senate Democratic leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the ... Senate Democratic leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the Transportation-HUD bill. Majority Leader Reid said he could not understand why Republicans would “derail a bipartisan bill” creating jobs in the U.S. 1:29 am CT Approx. 53 min. Financial Market Collapse Prevention Financial regulators testified on ways to prevent catastrophic threats to financial ... Financial regulators testified on ways to prevent catastrophic threats to financial markets. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Mary Jo White and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler outlined steps taken since the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act was passed after the 2008 financial crisis. Topics included the scarcity of enforcement resources compared to the resources of the markets, which delays justice.
The hearing was titled “Mitigating Systemic Risk in Financial Markets Through Wall Street Reforms.”
4:22 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Health Care Law Implementation Witnesses testified on the status of their agencies' implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Witnesses testified on the status of their agencies' implementation of the Affordable Care Act. 12:57 am CT Approx. 5 min. Senate Republican Leaders on Transportation-HUD Funding Vote Mitch McConnell Senate Republican leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the ... Senate Republican leaders commented on the floor vote that failed to end debate on the Transportation-HUD bill.*Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) told reporters that Democrats are “trying to get us to walk away from spending reductions.” 2:24 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Tina Tchen on Women in Politics Christina Tchen Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House ... Tina Tchen, chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama and executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, talked about her role in helping military families, and advocacy work in women’s issues and lesbian and gay rights.
This interview was part of the Atlantic's series, “Women of Washington: A View from the Top.”
1:03 am CT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing on Snowden Asylum James Carney White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian government to grant a one-year asylum to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. He said that the administration was extremely disappointed by that decision. Reporters also asked questions about the government’s surveillance programs revealed by Mr. Snowden. 
This is a portion of the regular White House briefing.
4:27 am CT Approx. 46 min. Retirement Planning Panelists spoke about retirement planning including means of retirement saving, ways to expand ... Panelists spoke about retirement planning including means of retirement saving, ways to expand coverage, and employer and consumer perspectives.
1:05 am CT Approx. 2 min. House Democrats on Jobs and the Economy Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democratic leaders talked to the press about their ... Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democratic leaders talked to the press about their “Make it in America” jobs initiative. Questions included U.S.-Russia relations after asylum in Russia was granted to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. 5:16 am CT Approx. 55 min. Postal Service Reform Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and others testified on how to make the U.S. Postal Service ... Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and others testified on how to make the U.S. Postal Service successful in the 21st Century. Postmaster General Donahoe urged Congress to allow the service to drop Saturday deliveries to save costs, and do away with a requirement that the U.S. Postal Service pre-pay future retiree health benefits.
1:10 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. POW/MIA Accounting Witnesses testified on the Defense Department’s (DOD) management of missing military ... Witnesses testified on the Defense Department’s (DOD) management of missing military personnel accounting. According to the DOD, there were an estimated 83,000 “prisoners of war” or “missing in action” (POW/MIA) service members from past conflicts in Vietnam, Korea, the Cold War, Persian Gulf, and World War II. The Government Accountability Office released a report that showed DPD had given multiple department agencies overlapping authority and control of POW/MIA searches and that recovery operations lacked a cohesive mission.
4:16 am CT Approx. 56 min. West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant ... Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country.
5:15 am CT Approx. 37 min. House Democrats on Jobs and the Economy Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democratic leaders talked to the press about their ... Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democratic leaders talked to the press about their “Make it in America” jobs initiative. Questions included U.S.-Russia relations after asylum in Russia was granted to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
5:55 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Transportation Security Administration Misconduct Officials testified about a report on misconduct accusations for Transportation Security ... Officials testified about a report on misconduct accusations for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport security employees. The report found that incidents of misconduct rose 27 percent over two years.