C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 31 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the news of the day. 7:00 am ET Approx. 35 min. LIVE Question Time ; Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the ... Prime Minister Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition. Topics included proposed cuts to the National Health Service, Afghanistan, securing the United Kingdom border, new transportation projects, and youth unemployment. 6:43 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Obama Administration Transparency Panelists talked about the President Obama’s standing in terms of being open and his ... Panelists talked about the President Obama’s standing in terms of being open and his adherence to his pledge to have the most open government in American history. They give his administration a mixed review, praising it for publishing the White House visitor logs but urging better compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. The program “Transparency and the Obama Presidency: Looking at Progress in the Past Four Years” was held in the Rayburn House Office Building.
7:34 am ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE Fiscal Cliff Negotiations in Congress ; ; Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about the latest developments in “fiscal ... Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about the latest developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations in Congress, including his opinion on the possibility of a compromise before the end of the year. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
7:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. LIVE British Budget Statement British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne reported on the budget. He told members ... British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne reported on the budget. He told members that the country was “on course” to meet budget targets over the upcoming five years despite new figures showing slow growth and more borrowing. Chancellor Osborne outlined the state of the nation’s finances, and said the deficit fell by a quarter during the preceding two years and that unemployment was expected to peak by 8.3 percent, lower than the 8.7 previously predicted. He also announced that the proposed three pence-per-liter fuel tax had been cancelled. 8:10 am ET Approx. 23 min. LIVE Politico Playbook Breakfast with Bob Woodward ; Mike Allen interviewed Bob Woodward during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held ... Mike Allen interviewed Bob Woodward during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Among other topics he talked about the relationship between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, the “fiscal cliff” of impending spending cuts and tax increases, President Obama’s diary, the unwillingness of Washington, D.C., leaders to make difficult decisions on big issues, and the U.S. presidency.
8:04 am ET Approx. 56 min. LIVE Fiscal Cliff and Estate and Capital Gains Taxes ; Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was ... Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was set to increase at the end of 2012, and the capital gains tax, scheduled to rise in 2013.*Topics included the history of the estate tax, the politics behind the estate tax rate, and the percentage of Americans affected by the estate tax. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
9:31 am ET Approx. 9 hr. 41 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a period of morning business, with the time equally
divided. At ...
The Senate convened for a period of morning business, with the time equally
divided. At about 2 p.m., the Senate began consideration of HR 6156, the Russia/Moldova trade bill.
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Michael P. Shea, of Connecticut, to be United States district judge for the District of Connecticut.
8:34 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Politico Playbook Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio ; ; Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook ... Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Senator Rubio answered questions on education reform, his background, immigration, the future of the Republican Party, and other subjects. Afterward, Senator Rubio took questions from the audience. He also interacted with fellow guest Bob Woodward.
9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 7:13 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy ; President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to ... President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
Due to technical difficulties the middle section of the program is missing.
9:22 am ET Approx. 41 min. U.S.-China Relations Panelists talked about how the new Chinese Communist Party leadership will impact U.S.-China ... Panelists talked about how the new Chinese Communist Party leadership will impact U.S.-China relations. CBS News Bob Schieffer, along with Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell participated in the discussion. This event was hosted by the Center for International Studies in Washington, DC and the Schieffer School of Journalism. Panelists spoke about U.S. engagement and approach on China, what to expect with the new leadership change and the Chinese economy, the the difficult yet vital relationship between U.S.-China and solutions on how to move forward.
10:49 am ET Approx. 27 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations in Congress ; ; Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about the latest developments in “fiscal ... Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about the latest developments in “fiscal cliff” negotiations in Congress, including his opinion on the possibility of a compromise before the end of the year. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
7:19 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Defense Secretary Panetta at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center ; Secretary Panetta spoke at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in honor of the ... Secretary Panetta spoke at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in honor of the hospital’s first anniversary and to pay tribute to medical professionals in the military. The hospital was created out of the merger of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Bethesda Naval Hospital. 10:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. LIVE FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their ... Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their states. They focused on the challenges their constituents faced in the aftermath of the storm and the need for increasing funding for mitigation. They also spoke of the need for being more prepared for an increase in similarly severe storms due to global climate change.
11:18 am ET Approx. 3 hr. 3 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Bob Woodward ; Mike Allen interviewed Bob Woodward during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held ... Mike Allen interviewed Bob Woodward during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Among other topics he talked about the relationship between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, the “fiscal cliff” of impending spending cuts and tax increases, President Obama’s diary, the unwillingness of Washington, D.C., leaders to make difficult decisions on big issues, and the U.S. presidency. 11:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. LIVE FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and HUD Panel Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane ... Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. They focused on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) efforts in support of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), FEMA funds, and preparedness investment.
2:21 pm ET Approx. 9 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on ... House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
8:24 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio ; ; Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook ... Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Senator Rubio answered questions on education reform, his background, immigration, the future of the Republican Party, and other subjects. Afterward, Senator Rubio took questions from the audience. He also interacted with fellow guest Bob Woodward. 12:16 pm ET Approx. 9 min. LIVE Craig Fugate Remarks to Reporters Craig Fugate spoke to reporters following his testimony at a Senate committee hearing on Hurricane ... Craig Fugate spoke to reporters following his testimony at a Senate committee hearing on Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
2:31 pm ET Approx. 13 min. House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; ; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
9:11 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and HUD Panel Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane ... Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. They focused on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) efforts in support of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), FEMA funds, and preparedness investment. 12:28 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Business Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress ... Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
“Downsizing the Deficit: The Fiscal Cliff and Its Impact on Business” was a breakfast discussion moderated by Al Hunt.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
2:46 pm ET Approx. 59 min. FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their ... Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their states. They focused on the challenges their constituents faced in the aftermath of the storm and the need for increasing funding for mitigation. They also spoke of the need for being more prepared for an increase in similarly severe storms due to global climate change. 10:23 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. British Budget Statement British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne reported on the budget. He told members ... British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne reported on the budget. He told members that the country was “on course” to meet budget targets over the upcoming five years despite new figures showing slow growth and more borrowing. Chancellor Osborne outlined the state of the nation’s finances, and said the deficit fell by a quarter during the preceding two years and that unemployment was expected to peak by 8.3 percent, lower than the 8.7 previously predicted. He also announced that the proposed three pence-per-liter fuel tax had been cancelled. 1:28 pm ET Approx. 41 min. Fiscal Cliff and Estate and Capital Gains Taxes ; Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was ... Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was set to increase at the end of 2012, and the capital gains tax, scheduled to rise in 2013.*Topics included the history of the estate tax, the politics behind the estate tax rate, and the percentage of Americans affected by the estate tax. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
3:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and HUD Panel Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane ... Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. They focused on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) efforts in support of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), FEMA funds, and preparedness investment. 11:46 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Bob Woodward ; Mike Allen interviewed Bob Woodward during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held ... Mike Allen interviewed Bob Woodward during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Among other topics he talked about the relationship between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, the “fiscal cliff” of impending spending cuts and tax increases, President Obama’s diary, the unwillingness of Washington, D.C., leaders to make difficult decisions on big issues, and the U.S. presidency. 2:10 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE Iran's Influence in South Caucasus Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that ... Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that includes neighboring countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Topics included Turkey and Russia, and energy politics with Europe.
4:56 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio ; ; Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook ... Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Senator Rubio answered questions on education reform, his background, immigration, the future of the Republican Party, and other subjects. Afterward, Senator Rubio took questions from the audience. He also interacted with fellow guest Bob Woodward. 12:10 am ET Approx. 45 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio ; ; Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook ... Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Senator Rubio answered questions on education reform, his background, immigration, the future of the Republican Party, and other subjects. Afterward, Senator Rubio took questions from the audience. He also interacted with fellow guest Bob Woodward. 3:41 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy ; President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to ... President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
Due to technical difficulties the middle section of the program is missing.
5:42 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy ; President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to ... President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
Due to technical difficulties the middle section of the program is missing.
12:58 am ET Approx. 58 min. FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their ... Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their states. They focused on the challenges their constituents faced in the aftermath of the storm and the need for increasing funding for mitigation. They also spoke of the need for being more prepared for an increase in similarly severe storms due to global climate change. 3:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Irish Parliament Debate on Abortion, Day 1 Members of the Irish Dial (Parliament) debated the country’s abortion laws.
This portion ...
Members of the Irish Dial (Parliament) debated the country’s abortion laws.
This portion of the debate took place on November 20, 2012.
5:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Political Instability in Mali Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They ... Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They said Mali was battling three interrelated political, security, and humanitarian crises that needed the attention of the U.S and international community. 1:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and HUD Panel Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane ... Secretary Shaun Dovovan and Craig Fugate testified on damage and recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. They focused on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) efforts in support of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), FEMA funds, and preparedness investment. 5:16 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Irish Parliament Debate on Abortion, Day 2 Members of the Irish Dial (Parliament) debated the country’s abortion laws.
This portion ...
Members of the Irish Dial (Parliament) debated the country’s abortion laws.
This portion of the debate took place on November 21, 2012.
7:34 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Jack Brooks Tribute The House observed a moment of silence in honor of Jack Brooks, former Member of Congress from ... The House observed a moment of silence in honor of Jack Brooks, former Member of Congress from Texas, who died the previous day at the age of 89. 3:06 am ET Approx. 9 min. Craig Fugate Remarks to Reporters Craig Fugate spoke to reporters following his testimony at a Senate committee hearing on Hurricane ... Craig Fugate spoke to reporters following his testimony at a Senate committee hearing on Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. 6:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Reducing Health Care Costs Businessmen and politicians agreed that rising health care costs were one of the main factors ... Businessmen and politicians agreed that rising health care costs were one of the main factors driving long term deficits in the U.S. They discussed ways to make the health care system more efficient and debated how much should be saved overall.
“Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending” was a forum held at Grand Hyatt Washington by the Campaign to Fix the Debt, which was co-founded by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the former co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
7:35 pm ET Approx. 9 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on ... House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
3:17 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. British Budget Statement British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne reported on the budget. He told members ... British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne reported on the budget. He told members that the country was “on course” to meet budget targets over the upcoming five years despite new figures showing slow growth and more borrowing. Chancellor Osborne outlined the state of the nation’s finances, and said the deficit fell by a quarter during the preceding two years and that unemployment was expected to peak by 8.3 percent, lower than the 8.7 previously predicted. He also announced that the proposed three pence-per-liter fuel tax had been cancelled. 8:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Political Instability in Mali Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They ... Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They said Mali was battling three interrelated political, security, and humanitarian crises that needed the attention of the U.S and international community.
7:47 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy ; President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to ... President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
Due to technical difficulties the middle section of the program is missing.
6:21 am ET Approx. 34 min. Political Instability in Mali Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They ... Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They said Mali was battling three interrelated political, security, and humanitarian crises that needed the attention of the U.S and international community. 9:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Iran's Influence in South Caucasus Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that ... Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that includes neighboring countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Topics included Turkey and Russia, and energy politics with Europe.
8:02 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Business Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress ... Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
“Downsizing the Deficit: The Fiscal Cliff and Its Impact on Business” was a breakfast discussion moderated by Al Hunt.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
6:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Iran's Influence in South Caucasus Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that ... Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that includes neighboring countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Topics included Turkey and Russia, and energy politics with Europe. 11:17 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Defense Secretary Panetta at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center ; Secretary Panetta spoke at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in honor of the ... Secretary Panetta spoke at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in honor of the hospital’s first anniversary and to pay tribute to medical professionals in the military. The hospital was created out of the merger of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Bethesda Naval Hospital.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy ; President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to ... President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
Due to technical difficulties the middle section of the program is missing.
11:56 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Assessment of Bradley Manning Case David Coombs, defense attorney for PFC Bradley Manning, talked about his client’s ... David Coombs, defense attorney for PFC Bradley Manning, talked about his client’s case. He talked about PFC Manning’s upcoming court-martial and the treatment he received since being detained. The Bradley Manning Support Network hosted this event.
Bradley Manning is accused of passing classified material to the Website WikiLeaks.
9:13 pm ET Approx. 9 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on ... House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
12:31 am ET Approx. 52 min. Tom Donilon Remarks ; U.S. National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon talked about emerging security threats to the United ... U.S. National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon talked about emerging security threats to the United States and opportunities the U.S. may have to strengthen itself strategically in the next several years. David Rothkopf, CEO and Editor-at-Large for Foreign Policy, introduced Mr. Donilon.
9:23 pm ET Approx. 14 min. House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; ; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
2:32 am ET Approx. 34 min. Political Instability in Mali Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They ... Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They said Mali was battling three interrelated political, security, and humanitarian crises that needed the attention of the U.S and international community.
9:37 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Senate Democrats on Middle Class Tax Cuts ; ; Senate Democrats held a press briefing urging House Republicans to pass a middle class tax ... Senate Democrats held a press briefing urging House Republicans to pass a middle class tax cut. Senators Schumer, Stabenow and Begich called for House speaker Boehner to take up the middle class tax cut bill that the Senate passed in July. 3:10 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Iran's Influence in South Caucasus Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that ... Middle East experts testified on the influence of Iran in the South Caucasus, a region that includes neighboring countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Topics included Turkey and Russia, and energy politics with Europe.
10:01 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Senator Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about negotiations for avoiding the ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about negotiations for avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. 4:40 am ET Approx. 36 min. Defense Secretary Panetta at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center ; Secretary Panetta spoke at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in honor of the ... Secretary Panetta spoke at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in honor of the hospital’s first anniversary and to pay tribute to medical professionals in the military. The hospital was created out of the merger of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Bethesda Naval Hospital.
10:09 pm ET Approx. 7 min. White House Daily Briefing ; Jay Carney led the daily White House briefing. Topics included the “fiscal cliff” ... Jay Carney led the daily White House briefing. Topics included the “fiscal cliff” and political protests in Egypt.
Jason Furman appeared at the beginning of the briefing to talk about Republican plans to generate revenue through closing tax loopholes and deductions. He said the plan would ultimately affect the middle class, which was the reason President Obama suggested a combination of income tax rate hikes and limited deductions for the wealthy.
This is a portion of the program.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
5:20 am ET Approx. 32 min. Assessment of Bradley Manning Case David Coombs, defense attorney for PFC Bradley Manning, talked about his client’s ... David Coombs, defense attorney for PFC Bradley Manning, talked about his client’s case. He talked about PFC Manning’s upcoming court-martial and the treatment he received since being detained. The Bradley Manning Support Network hosted this event.
Bradley Manning is accused of passing classified material to the Website WikiLeaks.
10:17 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Fiscal Cliff and Estate and Capital Gains Taxes ; Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was ... Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was set to increase at the end of 2012, and the capital gains tax, scheduled to rise in 2013.*Topics included the history of the estate tax, the politics behind the estate tax rate, and the percentage of Americans affected by the estate tax. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
5:55 am ET Approx. 52 min. Tom Donilon Remarks ; U.S. National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon talked about emerging security threats to the United ... U.S. National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon talked about emerging security threats to the United States and opportunities the U.S. may have to strengthen itself strategically in the next several years. David Rothkopf, CEO and Editor-at-Large for Foreign Policy, introduced Mr. Donilon.
11:14 pm ET Approx. 28 min. House Schedule ; Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer(D-MD) spoke about the House ... Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer(D-MD) spoke about the House schedule for the following week. Representative Cantor announced that the House would not adjourn the 112th Congress until the “fiscal cliff” was resolved.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
6:49 am ET Approx. 59 min. FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their ... Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their states. They focused on the challenges their constituents faced in the aftermath of the storm and the need for increasing funding for mitigation. They also spoke of the need for being more prepared for an increase in similarly severe storms due to global climate change.
11:42 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Jack Brooks Tribute The House observed a moment of silence in honor of Jack Brooks, former Member of Congress from ... The House observed a moment of silence in honor of Jack Brooks, former Member of Congress from Texas, who died the previous day at the age of 89.
11:47 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Business Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress ... Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
“Downsizing the Deficit: The Fiscal Cliff and Its Impact on Business” was a breakfast discussion moderated by Al Hunt.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
12:51 am ET Approx. 6 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy ; President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to ... President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
Due to technical difficulties the middle section of the program is missing.
12:58 am ET Approx. 9 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on ... House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
1:08 am ET Approx. 14 min. House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; ; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
1:22 am ET Approx. 23 min. Senate Democrats on Middle Class Tax Cuts ; ; Senate Democrats held a press briefing urging House Republicans to pass a middle class tax ... Senate Democrats held a press briefing urging House Republicans to pass a middle class tax cut. Senators Schumer, Stabenow and Begich called for House speaker Boehner to take up the middle class tax cut bill that the Senate passed in July.
1:46 am ET Approx. 8 min. Senator Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about negotiations for avoiding the ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about negotiations for avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.
1:54 am ET Approx. 7 min. White House Daily Briefing ; Jay Carney led the daily White House briefing. Topics included the “fiscal cliff” ... Jay Carney led the daily White House briefing. Topics included the “fiscal cliff” and political protests in Egypt.
Jason Furman appeared at the beginning of the briefing to talk about Republican plans to generate revenue through closing tax loopholes and deductions. He said the plan would ultimately affect the middle class, which was the reason President Obama suggested a combination of income tax rate hikes and limited deductions for the wealthy.
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“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
2:02 am ET Approx. 55 min. Fiscal Cliff and Estate and Capital Gains Taxes ; Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was ... Joseph Schatz talked about the “fiscal cliff” in relation to the estate tax, which was set to increase at the end of 2012, and the capital gains tax, scheduled to rise in 2013.*Topics included the history of the estate tax, the politics behind the estate tax rate, and the percentage of Americans affected by the estate tax. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at specific policy areas of the “fiscal cliff.”
2:58 am ET Approx. 28 min. House Schedule ; Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer(D-MD) spoke about the House ... Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer(D-MD) spoke about the House schedule for the following week. Representative Cantor announced that the House would not adjourn the 112th Congress until the “fiscal cliff” was resolved.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
3:32 am ET Approx. 45 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio ; ; Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook ... Mike Allen interviewed Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Politico’s “Playbook Breakfast,” held at the Newseum. Senator Rubio answered questions on education reform, his background, immigration, the future of the Republican Party, and other subjects. Afterward, Senator Rubio took questions from the audience. He also interacted with fellow guest Bob Woodward.
4:23 am ET Approx. 57 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Business Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress ... Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
“Downsizing the Deficit: The Fiscal Cliff and Its Impact on Business” was a breakfast discussion moderated by Al Hunt.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
5:22 am ET Approx. 28 min. House Schedule ; Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer(D-MD) spoke about the House ... Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer(D-MD) spoke about the House schedule for the following week. Representative Cantor announced that the House would not adjourn the 112th Congress until the “fiscal cliff” was resolved.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
5:50 am ET Approx. 23 min. Senate Democrats on Middle Class Tax Cuts ; ; Senate Democrats held a press briefing urging House Republicans to pass a middle class tax ... Senate Democrats held a press briefing urging House Republicans to pass a middle class tax cut. Senators Schumer, Stabenow and Begich called for House speaker Boehner to take up the middle class tax cut bill that the Senate passed in July.
6:14 am ET Approx. 8 min. Senator Mitch McConnell on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about negotiations for avoiding the ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about negotiations for avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.
6:22 am ET Approx. 14 min. House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations ; ; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
6:36 am ET Approx. 9 min. House Republicans on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on ... House Republicans spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”
"Fiscal cliff" referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
6:51 am ET Approx. 6 min. Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and the Economy ; President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to ... President Obama spoke at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then.*He responded to questions from the business executives in the audience.
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