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7:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the sequester budget that were to go into effect ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the sequester budget that were to go into effect on March 1.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Panel Discussion on If Mayors Ruled the World ; Benjamin Barber talked about his book, If Mayors Ruled the World, in which he examined ... Benjamin Barber talked about his book, If Mayors Ruled the World, in which he examined public policy and problem-solving efforts at the municipal level. He argued that more should be done to push cooperation between cities on even major global issues like climate change, illegal trafficking, immigration, and terrorism. During this event, held at the City University of New York, Professor Barber was joined by CUNY’s Frances Fox Piven, and the y responded to questions from the audience. 6:25 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. The ATF Raid at Waco Former ATF agents gave firsthand accounts of the raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, ... Former ATF agents gave firsthand accounts of the raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas in April of 1993. They talked about the buildup to the raid, what they felt went wrong, and the investigation that followed. They also responded to questions from the audience.
7:49 am ET Approx. 27 min. LIVE Governor Snyder on National Issues in Michigan ; Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) talked about the effects of national issues such as sequestration ... Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) talked about the effects of national issues such as sequestration budget cuts, the economy, immigration, and gun violence on his state of Michigan. He also talked about his priorities for the state in 2013, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
Governor Snyder was in Washington, D.C. for the National Governors Association Winter meeting.
7:47 am ET Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on Bay and Her Boys Author Bay Buchanan talked about her book, Bay and Her Boys: Unexpected Lessons I Learned as a ... Author Bay Buchanan talked about her book, Bay and Her Boys: Unexpected Lessons I Learned as a (Single) Mom.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
8:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Modernizing the Military Budget Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, ... Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed were joint operations, partnering with allies, troop draw downs, addressing overhead costs, and establishing an improved defense posture. They also addressed the potential impact of defense budget sequestration. They responded to questions from the audience.
8:19 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE Tom Shoop on Sequestration Tom Shoop talked about the impact of sequestration spending cuts. Topics included how the ... Tom Shoop talked about the impact of sequestration spending cuts. Topics included how the cuts take place, furloughs, the role of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB( and the March 27 expiration of the continuing resolution to fund the government. Mr. Shoop also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications, and questions from Mount Vernon High School in Fairfax County, Virginia.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
7:52 am ET Approx. 1 min. Publishing News 2/22/13 Headlines of publishing news from the week of February 22, 2013 were shown. Headlines of publishing news from the week of February 22, 2013 were shown. 10:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Politico's Governors Panel Governors Dan Malloy (D-CT), Scott Walker (R-WI), and Bill Haslam (R-TN) talked about the ... Governors Dan Malloy (D-CT), Scott Walker (R-WI), and Bill Haslam (R-TN) talked about the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. Governor Malloy said sequestration would be very bad for his state if it took effect. He also criticized Republicans in Congress, saying they were doing everything possible to negatively impact the economic recovery. 
This event was part of Politico’s Third State Solutions Conference.
9:02 am ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE Sequestration Defense Budget Cuts ; Marcus Weisgerber talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Defense, ... Marcus Weisgerber talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Defense, including reduced training for Army units, cuts to the military’s Tricare health system, and restructured defense contracts. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
8:01 am ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Michael Daniel ; ; Michael Daniel talked about the cyber security executive order issued by President Obama the ... Michael Daniel talked about the cyber security executive order issued by President Obama the previous week, the increase in cyber attacks and hacking, and a reported rise in the number of cyber attacks on the U.S. from China. A video clip was shown of President Obama’s statement about cyber attacks in his State of the Union address. Guatham Nagesh was the guest interviewer. 11:34 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Iran's Nuclear Program ; ; Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear program and how the U.S. and international community ... Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear program and how the U.S. and international community could deal with it. Topics included how negotiations could occur, the effectiveness of the current economic sanctions on Iran, the possibility of a military response by the U.S., and President Obama’s upcoming trip to Israel.
“Iran’s Nuclear Program: Is a Peaceful Solution Possible?” was a program of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings.
9:32 am ET Approx. 28 min. LIVE Sequestration Homeland Security Budget Cuts ; Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland ... Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland Security, including decreased border security, furloughed workers and longer wait times at airports. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:33 am ET Approx. 29 min. Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East ; Professor Shmuel Bar said hopes for a nuclear-free Middle East were unrealistic in light of ... Professor Shmuel Bar said hopes for a nuclear-free Middle East were unrealistic in light of circumstances in Iran. He described waning U.S. influence in the region, and warned that nuclear proliferation could lead to a similar problem in Asia as countries began to rely less on America’s ability to project a nuclear deterrent.
“The Feasibility of Deterrence in a Poly-Nuclear Middle East” was an address at the Fifth Annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit, “Maintaining a Credible Deterrent Amidst Funding Constraints,” held February 19-22, 2013, at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel by ExchangeMonitor Publications and Forums.
1:07 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Journalism and Social Media ; Chris Hughes discussed digital journalism and trends in social media. The co-founder of ... Chris Hughes discussed digital journalism and trends in social media. The co-founder of Facebook, he recently purchased The New Republic. He talked about his vision for the company and how to better engage an online audience. He said that there was a surfeit of opinion pieces available, and called for dialogue rather than provocative writing. He was interviewed by Alex Jones and responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Changing Media Landscape: Smart News in the Age of Social Media” was held at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
10:02 am ET Approx. 59 min. Conversation with Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue ; Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the economy and ... Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the economy and deficit reduction. He also talked about entitlement, immigration reform, and the importance of the private sector in promoting economic growth. The Manhattan Institute hosted this event. 9:11 am ET Approx. 4 min. LIVE National Governors Association Closing Meeting National Governors Association members reported on the work of their committees.
This was the ...
National Governors Association members reported on the work of their committees.
This was the business portion of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting before hearing a speech from Dr. Mehmet Oz on personal and state responsibility for health.
2:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. LIVE Iran's Nuclear Program Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and other panelists talk about negotiations over Iran’s ... Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and other panelists talk about negotiations over Iran’s Nuclear Program. This event took place at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
11:03 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. LIVE Housing Policy Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of ... Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of their report calling for the elimination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over a five- to ten-year period. They said the government-backed entities, which buy and sell home mortgages, were too dominant in the housing market. They also responded to questions from the audience. 9:16 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for ... Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and smoking. 
This was the keynote speech of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
3:43 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. International Perspective on Nuclear Deterrence Current and former officials from Britain, France and Poland talked about nuclear weapons, ... Current and former officials from Britain, France and Poland talked about nuclear weapons, pointing to Iran and North Korea as major concerns, and to the U.S. as the country which should take the lead on denuclearization.
“European Perspectives on Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century” was a British American Security Information Council (BASIC) Session panel at the Fifth Annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit, “Maintaining a Credible Deterrent Amidst Funding Constraints,” held February 19-22, 2013, at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel by ExchangeMonitor Publications and Forums.
12:25 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Sequestration Defense Budget Cuts ; Marcus Weisgerber talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Defense, ... Marcus Weisgerber talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Defense, including reduced training for Army units, cuts to the military’s Tricare health system, and restructured defense contracts. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
10:02 am ET Approx. 46 min. States and Education Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school ... Frederick Hess and Bryan Hassell talked about ways to support teachers and school leaders. Following their presentations governors discussed their states' practices and reforms on educational leadership. Topics included teacher pay and workload, hiring standards, policy reforms, and insularity among education professionals.
This panel was part of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting at the J.W. Marriott Hotel, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
5:12 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Modernizing the Military Budget Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, ... Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed were joint operations, partnering with allies, troop draw downs, addressing overhead costs, and establishing an improved defense posture. They also addressed the potential impact of defense budget sequestration. They responded to questions from the audience.
12:31 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Governor Snyder on National Issues in Michigan ; Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) talked about the effects of national issues such as sequestration ... Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) talked about the effects of national issues such as sequestration budget cuts, the economy, immigration, and gun violence on his state of Michigan. He also talked about his priorities for the state in 2013, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
Governor Snyder was in Washington, D.C. for the National Governors Association Winter meeting.
10:49 am ET Approx. 21 min. LIVE Michelle Obama and Jill Biden Remarks to National Governors Association ; ; Jill Biden and Michelle Obama and talked about their initiative to help Afghanistan war veterans ... Jill Biden and Michelle Obama and talked about their initiative to help Afghanistan war veterans re-enter the civilian work force. They encouraged governors to enact legislation to assist military personnel and their spouses in job credentialing and licensing. 
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
7:10 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Sequestration Homeland Security Budget Cuts ; Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland ... Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland Security, including decreased border security, furloughed workers and longer wait times at airports. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
12:59 pm ET Approx. 21 min. President Obama and Joe Biden Remarks to National Governors Association President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state governors. In his remarks Vice President Biden compared the frustration existing between the Obama administration Congress with frustration governors might feel dealing with split legislatures. President Obama called on House Speaker John Boehner and congressional Republicans to compromise with him to avoid across-the-board sequester cuts which were scheduled to go into effect on March 1.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
11:11 am ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE President Obama and Joe Biden Remarks to National Governors Association President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state governors. In his remarks Vice President Biden compared the frustration existing between the Obama administration Congress with frustration governors might feel dealing with split legislatures. President Obama called on House Speaker John Boehner and congressional Republicans to compromise with him to avoid across-the-board sequester cuts which were scheduled to go into effect on March 1.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
7:40 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Housing Policy Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of ... Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of their report calling for the elimination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over a five- to ten-year period. They said the government-backed entities, which buy and sell home mortgages, were too dominant in the housing market. They also responded to questions from the audience.
1:21 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Sequestration Homeland Security Budget Cuts ; Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland ... Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland Security, including decreased border security, furloughed workers and longer wait times at airports. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 11:44 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. States and Cybersecurity Security specialists talked to governors about cyber security threats and the response and ... Security specialists talked to governors about cyber security threats and the response and prevention strategies state governments could use. Topics included what threats were posed to individuals, businesses, and governments by cyber crime, espionage, and warfare as well as preventing hacking and theft by insiders.
The meeting began with an Executive Briefing by Sam Ginn on the National Public Safety Network to modernize public safety communications.
“Protecting Our Nation: States and Cybersecurity” was a meeting of the Health and Homeland Security Committee at the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting at the J.W. Marriott Hotel.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LIVE First Lady Martha Washington Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to ... Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics addressed were her early life in Williamsburg, Virginia; Mount Vernon and her relationship with George Washington; her role in the Revolutionary War; life during the presidency and after retirement; and her relationships with other notable figures such as Abigail Adams. 
This was the first presentation in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
1:25 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Michael Daniel ; ; Michael Daniel talked about the cyber security executive order issued by President Obama the ... Michael Daniel talked about the cyber security executive order issued by President Obama the previous week, the increase in cyber attacks and hacking, and a reported rise in the number of cyber attacks on the U.S. from China. A video clip was shown of President Obama’s statement about cyber attacks in his State of the Union address. Guatham Nagesh was the guest interviewer. 1:12 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for ... Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and smoking. 
This was the keynote speech of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
10:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Federal Sustainability Efforts ; ; Gina McCarthy spoke about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would implement President ... Gina McCarthy spoke about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would implement President Obama’s agenda for addressing global climate change during his second term. After her afternoon keynote address, Jonathan Powers talked about federal sustainability efforts and promoting environmental and energy sustainability across federal government operations.*He was interviewed by the moderator and then responded to questions from the audience.*
“Federal Sustainability Efforts” was part of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
1:56 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for ... Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and smoking. 
This was the keynote speech of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
1:18 pm ET Approx. 39 min. U.S.-Japan Relations ; Following a meeting with President Obama meeting, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke about ... Following a meeting with President Obama meeting, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke about their agreement to improve trade relations between their two countries as well as the prime minister’s “Abenomincs” economic plan. He also talked about Japan’s future and U.S.-Japanese relations. He discussed the importance of Japan’s relationship with China but said the U.S. and international community could pressure China to influence North Korea to prevent any future nuclear missile tests. He responded to questions from the audience. 11:56 pm ET Approx. 39 min. Obama Administration Climate Change Policy Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate ... Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate change with and without Congress. Issues included new rules on power plant emissions, fuel standards for heavy duty trucks, and improving energy efficiency at federal buildings. Topics included the role of business and prospects for international progress. Ms. Claussen was interviewed by Ms. Arroyo. Others participated from the audience.
This was the luncheon program of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
1:59 pm ET Approx. 11 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. 1:59 pm ET Approx. 4 hr. 34 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a legislative session and proceeded to a reading by Senator Kelly Ayotte ... The Senate convened for a legislative session and proceeded to a reading by Senator Kelly Ayotte of “Washington’s Farewell Address.”
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Robert E. Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth District.
12:38 am ET Approx. 34 min. Jackie Salit on Independent Voters Jackie Salit talked about independent voters and the history and evolution of their influence in ... Jackie Salit talked about independent voters and the history and evolution of their influence in American politics. She also spoke about the two-party system, partisanship as a stumbling block to policy making, and independent voters in elections.
This was the keynote address of the “Independents Rising” National Conference of Independents held by IndependentVoting.org in NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
2:13 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Politico's Governors Panel Governors Dan Malloy (D-CT), Scott Walker (R-WI), and Bill Haslam (R-TN) talked about the ... Governors Dan Malloy (D-CT), Scott Walker (R-WI), and Bill Haslam (R-TN) talked about the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. Governor Malloy said sequestration would be very bad for his state if it took effect. He also criticized Republicans in Congress, saying they were doing everything possible to negatively impact the economic recovery. 
This event was part of Politico’s Third State Solutions Conference.
6:34 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Congressional Legislative Agenda Jonathan Strong spoke by Skype about the legislative agenda for the week as Congress returned from ... Jonathan Strong spoke by Skype about the legislative agenda for the week as Congress returned from a Presidents' Day recess. It would be the last week for Congress to reach an agreement to avoid sequestration.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
1:12 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Panel on the Independent Voter Movement Panelist spoke about the independent voter movement and how election reforms efforts would impact ... Panelist spoke about the independent voter movement and how election reforms efforts would impact political culture. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Changing the System to Change the Culture” was a panel of the “Independents Rising” National Conference of Independents held by IndependentVoting.org in NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. 
3:45 pm ET Approx. 16 min. Secretary Napolitano on Budget Cuts ; Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of sequestration scheduled to happen March 1, 2013. She said the budget cuts would add to wait times at airports, and Americans would feel the impact in the upcoming weeks. She responded to questions, including on immigration and border security. 
Secretary Napolitano spoke at the beginning of the White House daily briefing. After her remarks Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Only Secretary Napolitano’s remarks were shown.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
6:42 pm ET Approx. 31 min. U.S.-British Relations ; Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary William Hague held a joint news ... Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary William Hague held a joint news conference during Secretary Kerry’s first trip abroad in his new position. Among the topics they addressed were the secretary’s travel agenda, relations between the U.S. and U.K., the Middle East, and an upcoming meeting with Syrian opposition leaders. 2:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Federal Sustainability Efforts ; ; Gina McCarthy spoke about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would implement President ... Gina McCarthy spoke about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would implement President Obama’s agenda for addressing global climate change during his second term. After her afternoon keynote address, Jonathan Powers talked about federal sustainability efforts and promoting environmental and energy sustainability across federal government operations.*He was interviewed by the moderator and then responded to questions from the audience.*
“Federal Sustainability Efforts” was part of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
4:02 pm ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE Sequestration Budget Cuts Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and other House Republican leaders spoke to reporters about the ... Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and other House Republican leaders spoke to reporters about the sequestration budget cuts set to happen later in the week. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. 7:16 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for ... Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and smoking. 
This was the keynote speech of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
4:08 am ET Approx. 39 min. Obama Administration Climate Change Policy Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate ... Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate change with and without Congress. Issues included new rules on power plant emissions, fuel standards for heavy duty trucks, and improving energy efficiency at federal buildings. Topics included the role of business and prospects for international progress. Ms. Claussen was interviewed by Ms. Arroyo. Others participated from the audience.
This was the luncheon program of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
4:08 pm ET Approx. 4 min. President Obama and Joe Biden Remarks to National Governors Association President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state governors. In his remarks Vice President Biden compared the frustration existing between the Obama administration Congress with frustration governors might feel dealing with split legislatures. President Obama called on House Speaker John Boehner and congressional Republicans to compromise with him to avoid across-the-board sequester cuts which were scheduled to go into effect on March 1.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Michael Daniel ; ; Michael Daniel talked about the cyber security executive order issued by President Obama the ... Michael Daniel talked about the cyber security executive order issued by President Obama the previous week, the increase in cyber attacks and hacking, and a reported rise in the number of cyber attacks on the U.S. from China. A video clip was shown of President Obama’s statement about cyber attacks in his State of the Union address. Guatham Nagesh was the guest interviewer. 4:50 am ET Approx. 34 min. Jackie Salit on Independent Voters Jackie Salit talked about independent voters and the history and evolution of their influence in ... Jackie Salit talked about independent voters and the history and evolution of their influence in American politics. She also spoke about the two-party system, partisanship as a stumbling block to policy making, and independent voters in elections.
This was the keynote address of the “Independents Rising” National Conference of Independents held by IndependentVoting.org in NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
4:16 pm ET Approx. 31 min. U.S.-British Relations ; Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary William Hague held a joint news ... Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary William Hague held a joint news conference during Secretary Kerry’s first trip abroad in his new position. Among the topics they addressed were the secretary’s travel agenda, relations between the U.S. and U.K., the Middle East, and an upcoming meeting with Syrian opposition leaders. 8:30 pm ET Approx. 26 min. Secretary Napolitano on Budget Cuts ; Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of sequestration scheduled to happen March 1, 2013. She said the budget cuts would add to wait times at airports, and Americans would feel the impact in the upcoming weeks. She responded to questions, including on immigration and border security. 
Secretary Napolitano spoke at the beginning of the White House daily briefing. After her remarks Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Only Secretary Napolitano’s remarks were shown.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
5:24 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Panel on the Independent Voter Movement Panelist spoke about the independent voter movement and how election reforms efforts would impact ... Panelist spoke about the independent voter movement and how election reforms efforts would impact political culture. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Changing the System to Change the Culture” was a panel of the “Independents Rising” National Conference of Independents held by IndependentVoting.org in NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. 
4:49 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Sequestration Defense Budget Cuts ; Marcus Weisgerber talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Defense, ... Marcus Weisgerber talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Defense, including reduced training for Army units, cuts to the military’s Tricare health system, and restructured defense contracts. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
8:57 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for ... Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and smoking. 
This was the keynote speech of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
6:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and other panelists talk about negotiations over Iran’s ... Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and other panelists talk about negotiations over Iran’s Nuclear Program. This event took place at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
4:54 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Sequestration Homeland Security Budget Cuts ; Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland ... Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland Security, including decreased border security, furloughed workers and longer wait times at airports. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LIVE First Lady Martha Washington Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to ... Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics addressed were her early life in Williamsburg, Virginia; Mount Vernon and her relationship with George Washington; her role in the Revolutionary War; life during the presidency and after retirement; and her relationships with other notable figures such as Abigail Adams. 
This was the first presentation in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
5:06 pm ET Approx. 28 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. They debated renaming a ... The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. They debated renaming a California flight center after astronaut Neil Armstrong. 10:39 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Housing Policy Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of ... Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of their report calling for the elimination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over a five- to ten-year period. They said the government-backed entities, which buy and sell home mortgages, were too dominant in the housing market. They also responded to questions from the audience.
5:35 pm ET Approx. 21 min. President Obama and Joe Biden Remarks to National Governors Association President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state governors. In his remarks Vice President Biden compared the frustration existing between the Obama administration Congress with frustration governors might feel dealing with split legislatures. President Obama called on House Speaker John Boehner and congressional Republicans to compromise with him to avoid across-the-board sequester cuts which were scheduled to go into effect on March 1.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Politico's Governors Panel Governors Dan Malloy (D-CT), Scott Walker (R-WI), and Bill Haslam (R-TN) talked about the ... Governors Dan Malloy (D-CT), Scott Walker (R-WI), and Bill Haslam (R-TN) talked about the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. Governor Malloy said sequestration would be very bad for his state if it took effect. He also criticized Republicans in Congress, saying they were doing everything possible to negatively impact the economic recovery. 
This event was part of Politico’s Third State Solutions Conference.
5:58 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Gubernatorial Reaction to White House Meeting Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to ... Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to reporters outside the White House about the impact of the sequestration cuts on their states. Several of them urged Congress and the president to reach a compromise.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
1:32 am ET Approx. 26 min. Secretary Napolitano on Budget Cuts ; Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of sequestration scheduled to happen March 1, 2013. She said the budget cuts would add to wait times at airports, and Americans would feel the impact in the upcoming weeks. She responded to questions, including on immigration and border security. 
Secretary Napolitano spoke at the beginning of the White House daily briefing. After her remarks Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Only Secretary Napolitano’s remarks were shown.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
6:18 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Tom Shoop on Sequestration Tom Shoop talked about the impact of sequestration spending cuts. Topics included how the ... Tom Shoop talked about the impact of sequestration spending cuts. Topics included how the cuts take place, furloughs, the role of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB( and the March 27 expiration of the continuing resolution to fund the government. Mr. Shoop also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications, and questions from Mount Vernon High School in Fairfax County, Virginia.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
2:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Privacy in the Digital Age Panelists talked about how new technologies have outpaced traditional privacy safeguards and what ... Panelists talked about how new technologies have outpaced traditional privacy safeguards and what the possibilities are for updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and other electronic surveillance laws. In their discussion they concentrated on electronic mail and cell phones. They agree that changes were needed to address technology and national security threats but that any reforms should also protect civil liberties. 
The Brennan Center for Justice and the John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress presented “Privacy After Petraeus” at the Abramson Family Auditorium of New York University’s Washington, D.C., campus.
6:31 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 47 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 3:24 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Housing Policy Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of ... Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of their report calling for the elimination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over a five- to ten-year period. They said the government-backed entities, which buy and sell home mortgages, were too dominant in the housing market. They also responded to questions from the audience.
9:19 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Congressional Legislative Agenda Jonathan Strong spoke by Skype about the legislative agenda for the week as Congress returned from ... Jonathan Strong spoke by Skype about the legislative agenda for the week as Congress returned from a Presidents' Day recess. It would be the last week for Congress to reach an agreement to avoid sequestration.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
4:46 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Modernizing the Military Budget Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, ... Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed were joint operations, partnering with allies, troop draw downs, addressing overhead costs, and establishing an improved defense posture. They also addressed the potential impact of defense budget sequestration. They responded to questions from the audience.
9:26 pm ET Approx. 21 min. President Obama and Joe Biden Remarks to National Governors Association President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state governors. In his remarks Vice President Biden compared the frustration existing between the Obama administration Congress with frustration governors might feel dealing with split legislatures. President Obama called on House Speaker John Boehner and congressional Republicans to compromise with him to avoid across-the-board sequester cuts which were scheduled to go into effect on March 1.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
6:46 am ET Approx. 56 min. School Choice and Accountability ; David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, ... David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, spoke about trends in U.S. education policy, the changing education landscape, and evaluating school choice and accountability. He talked about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service hosted “Pitfalls and Promise of School Choice and Accountability” at the University of Florida Law School. The talk was co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
9:48 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Gubernatorial Reaction to White House Meeting Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to ... Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to reporters outside the White House about the impact of the sequestration cuts on their states. Several of them urged Congress and the president to reach a compromise.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
10:08 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for ... Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and smoking. 
This was the keynote speech of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
10:49 pm ET Approx. 31 min. U.S.-British Relations ; Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary William Hague held a joint news ... Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary William Hague held a joint news conference during Secretary Kerry’s first trip abroad in his new position. Among the topics they addressed were the secretary’s travel agenda, relations between the U.S. and U.K., the Middle East, and an upcoming meeting with Syrian opposition leaders.
11:22 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Tom Shoop on Sequestration Tom Shoop talked about the impact of sequestration spending cuts. Topics included how the ... Tom Shoop talked about the impact of sequestration spending cuts. Topics included how the cuts take place, furloughs, the role of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB( and the March 27 expiration of the continuing resolution to fund the government. Mr. Shoop also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications, and questions from Mount Vernon High School in Fairfax County, Virginia.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. First Lady Martha Washington Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to ... Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics addressed were her early life in Williamsburg, Virginia; Mount Vernon and her relationship with George Washington; her role in the Revolutionary War; life during the presidency and after retirement; and her relationships with other notable figures such as Abigail Adams. 
This was the first presentation in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
1:37 am ET Approx. 21 min. President Obama and Joe Biden Remarks to National Governors Association President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state ... President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to a bipartisan assemblage of state governors. In his remarks Vice President Biden compared the frustration existing between the Obama administration Congress with frustration governors might feel dealing with split legislatures. President Obama called on House Speaker John Boehner and congressional Republicans to compromise with him to avoid across-the-board sequester cuts which were scheduled to go into effect on March 1.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
1:59 am ET Approx. 19 min. Gubernatorial Reaction to White House Meeting Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to ... Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to reporters outside the White House about the impact of the sequestration cuts on their states. Several of them urged Congress and the president to reach a compromise.
The governors were in Washington, D.C., to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states. 
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
2:19 am ET Approx. 40 min. Dr. Oz on Personal and Governmental Responsibility Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for ... Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke about the balance between personal and state responsibility for health. He urged governors to make health a top priority in their states, warning against obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and smoking. 
This was the keynote speech of the closing session of the National Governors Association (NGA) 2013 Winter Meeting, an annual meeting in which a bipartisan group of U.S. governors gathers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues affecting the states.
3:00 am ET Approx. 27 min. Sequestration Homeland Security Budget Cuts ; Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland ... Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland Security, including decreased border security, furloughed workers and longer wait times at airports. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
3:28 am ET Approx. 26 min. Secretary Napolitano on Budget Cuts ; Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of ... Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of sequestration scheduled to happen March 1, 2013. She said the budget cuts would add to wait times at airports, and Americans would feel the impact in the upcoming weeks. She responded to questions, including on immigration and border security. 
Secretary Napolitano spoke at the beginning of the White House daily briefing. After her remarks Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Only Secretary Napolitano’s remarks were shown.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
3:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and other panelists talk about negotiations over Iran’s ... Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and other panelists talk about negotiations over Iran’s Nuclear Program. This event took place at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
5:38 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Privacy in the Digital Age Panelists talked about how new technologies have outpaced traditional privacy safeguards and what ... Panelists talked about how new technologies have outpaced traditional privacy safeguards and what the possibilities are for updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and other electronic surveillance laws. In their discussion they concentrated on electronic mail and cell phones. They agree that changes were needed to address technology and national security threats but that any reforms should also protect civil liberties. 
The Brennan Center for Justice and the John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress presented “Privacy After Petraeus” at the Abramson Family Auditorium of New York University’s Washington, D.C., campus.