C-SPAN Schedule

< Wednesday, March 26 >

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7:00 AM EDT Approx. 54 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Obama administration’s announcement ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Obama administration’s announcement regarding a special enrollment deadline extension beyond the March 31 deadline for signing up for insurance on healthcare.gov. Some people who had had trouble getting coverage on the Web site were allowed a short delay.

Washington Post national security reporter Ellen Nakashima was interviewed b phone about President Obama’s proposed changes in the methods used by the National Security Agency to collect and store data.

Dahlia Lithwick reviewed the previous day’s Supreme Court oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores. The case involves the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates contraception coverage, and whether for-profit corporations can deny employees that coverage based on the religion of its owners.
6:55 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Human Rights and Internet Access in Iran ; Dutch politician Marietje Schaake Marietje Schaake was interviewed by Barbara Slavin about her ... Dutch politician Marietje Schaake Marietje Schaake was interviewed by Barbara Slavin about her visit to Iran as a member of the European Parliament. She said Iranians feel the West targets the country unfairly regarding its human rights record, political prisoners, and Internet freedom. She asserted that despite a new Iranian president, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei was still in charge. She also spoke about how Iran manages the Internet access and social media. 5:54 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Telecommunications Policy, Executives Panel Senior executives from Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T talked about future needs in telecommunications ... Senior executives from Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T talked about future needs in telecommunications policy. Their top concern was spectrum and the upcoming spectrum auction. They also discussed new Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler, FCC rulemaking authority, and what’s next for “net neutrality” in light of the DC Circuit Court’s decision in the case Verizon v. FCC.
7:18 AM EDT Approx. 6 min. LIVE Proposed Changes to National Security Agency Data Collections ; Ellen Nakashima compared two plans for changing the methods used by the National Security Agency ... Ellen Nakashima compared two plans for changing the methods used by the National Security Agency to collect and store data, one from the Obama administration and one from the House Intelligence Committee. 7:59 AM EDT Approx. 33 min. LIVE Question Time ; Prime Minister David Cameron responded to questions from members of the government and opposition ... Prime Minister David Cameron responded to questions from members of the government and opposition about a number of issues including energy prices, unemployment figures, and defense spending. 7:25 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Capitol Police Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Chief Kim Dine testified on the Capitol Police fiscal year budget 2015 request. The proposal ... Chief Kim Dine testified on the Capitol Police fiscal year budget 2015 request. The proposal sought $291 million for salaries, $23 million for overtime, and $64 million for safety expenses.
7:44 AM EDT Approx. 6 min. LIVE Dahlia Lithwich on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Oral Arguments ; Dahlia Lithwick reviewed the previous day’s Supreme Court oral arguments in Sebelius v. ... Dahlia Lithwick reviewed the previous day’s Supreme Court oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores. The case involves the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates contraception coverage, and whether for-profit corporations can deny employees that coverage based on the religion of their owners.

Ms. Lithwick was interviewed by phone.
8:35 AM EDT Approx. 24 min. Telecommunications Policy, FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen Remarks ; Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen made closing remarks at the Free State Foundation ... Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen made closing remarks at the Free State Foundation day-long conference on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and telecommunications policy. She compared Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and FCC rule-making approaches, concluding that the FTC’s case-by-case approach was a better one. 8:44 AM EDT Approx. 47 min. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark ... Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark the 25th anniversary of the tanker’s March 24, 1989, accident in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Topics included damage payments, commercial fishing losses, and environmental recovery. They also discussed climate change and energy policy, including the dangers of offshore drilling and the prospects for other oil spills and how they could be avoided or better. They responded to questions from reporters at the National Press Club.
7:54 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1990 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. 

On July 12, 1990, Representative Steny Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, which overwhelmingly passed the House, 377-28.
9:42 AM EDT Approx. 10 min. LIVE European Union Summit Closing News Conference ; ; Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press ... Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press conference at the Council of the European Union in Brussels with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy. They called on Russia to stop its intervention in Ukraine. President Obama said “Russia stands alone” in the world and the consequences for Russia’s economy wwould continue to grow. President Van Rompuy said sanctions against Russia were not a punishment but a positive development promoting peace and diplomacy. Topics included the progress on a transatlantic trade agreement and decreasing Europe’s dependence on Russian oil. 9:34 AM EDT Approx. 3 hr. 29 min. LIVE Investigation of IRS Targeting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to ... Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to allegations that it had targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny when determining tax-exempt status. Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) threatened to hold the witness in contempt of Congress, accusing him of trying to “manage political fallout.” Commissioner Koskinen said it would take years for his agency to comply with the full scope of document requests from Congress related to the IRS targeting scandal. Many of the document requests were for the electronic correspondence of former IRS Tax Exempt Organizations Director Lois Lerner, who had twice refused to testify before the Committee, citing her Fifth Amendment rights.


After the hearing gaveled out, Mr. Koskinen answered questions from reporters.
7:58 AM EDT Approx. 34 min. LIVE Proposed Changes to the National Security Agency ; ; Julian Sanchez compared President Obama’s proposed plan that would end the National Security ... Julian Sanchez compared President Obama’s proposed plan that would end the National Security Agency’s storage of bulk telephone data to legislation put forth by the House Intelligence Committee.

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
9:56 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. Senator Robert Menendez on Ukraine Bill Foreign Relations Committee Chair Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke on the Senate floor about ... Foreign Relations Committee Chair Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke on the Senate floor about Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) decision to drop the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reform language from S. 2124, the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 1:11 PM EDT Approx. 42 min. LIVE U.S.-European Union Relations ; In his only planned speech during a three-nation, four-day European trip, President Obama talked ... In his only planned speech during a three-nation, four-day European trip, President Obama talked about U.S. relations with the European Union at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. He said that the borders of Europe could not be re-drawn with force and addressed Russia’s justifications for entering Ukraine. President Obama also compared Russia’s decision to annex Crimea with the U.S. intervention in Iraq, saying the U.S. sought to work within the international system and not “annex Iraq.”
8:33 AM EDT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Representative Diana DeGette on Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores ; Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) talked about the implications of the Supreme Court case ... Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) talked about the implications of the Supreme Court case Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores. The case concerned the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates contraception coverage, and whether for-profit corporations can deny employees that coverage based on the religion of its owners under the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
9:59 AM EDT Approx. 9 hr. 19 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a legislative session and then proceeded to consideration of four judicial ... The Senate convened for a legislative session and then proceeded to consideration of four judicial nominations. They also voted on the nomination of Joseph Westphal to become ambassador to Saudi Arabia. 4:05 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. LIVE Online Data Security Breaches Representatives from Target, Visa and the Federal Trade Commission were among the witnesses who ... Representatives from Target, Visa and the Federal Trade Commission were among the witnesses who testified at a hearing on security breaches at Target and the University of Maryland where people’s personal information was compromised. Panelists recommended that Congress pass a law to make dealing with consumer data breaches more unified. The suggested that government could help with international coordination of security. They also talked about the use of EMV chip cards that are already used in Europe. "EMV" stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, a global standard for inter-operation of integrated circuit cards.
9:20 AM EDT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Inside the First Lady's Office ; Reid Cherlin talked about his New Republic article, “Inside the East Wing: Who Shrank ... Reid Cherlin talked about his New Republic article, “Inside the East Wing: Who Shrank Michelle Obama,” on life working under first lady Michelle Obama.

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles.
7:19 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Kathleen Hunter on Ukraine Aid and Russia Sanctions Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for ... Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for Ukraine and U.S. sanctions against Russia. 5:17 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the Obama administration for extending the deadline for enrolling in the health care federal marketplace for consumers who had already started applying for coverage but are unable to finish by March 31.
10:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. LIVE Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. 7:22 PM EDT Approx. 30 min. Senate Democratic Economic Agenda Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic agenda for the year. They said they would focus on legislation to raise the minimum wage, create manufacturing jobs, invest more in infrastructure, and seek equal pay for women. 5:19 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Senate Democratic Economic Agenda Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic agenda for the year. They said they would focus on legislation to raise the minimum wage, create manufacturing jobs, invest more in infrastructure, and seek equal pay for women.
11:17 AM EDT Approx. 41 min. European Union Summit Closing News Conference ; ; Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press ... Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press conference at the Council of the European Union in Brussels with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy. They called on Russia to stop its intervention in Ukraine. President Obama said “Russia stands alone” in the world and the consequences for Russia’s economy wwould continue to grow. President Van Rompuy said sanctions against Russia were not a punishment but a positive development promoting peace and diplomacy. Topics included the progress on a transatlantic trade agreement and decreasing Europe’s dependence on Russian oil. 7:55 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Kathleen Hunter on Ukraine Aid and Russia Sanctions Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for ... Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for Ukraine and U.S. sanctions against Russia. 5:22 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. Natural Gas Exports Witnesses testified on ways the U.S. could expand domestic energy production, increase its natural ... Witnesses testified on ways the U.S. could expand domestic energy production, increase its natural gas exports, and build better relations with Eastern European countries. Lithuania’s energy minister a consensus should be reached on how to diversify and create alternative routes of natural gas supply to Europe. Committee Chair Mary Landrieu (D-LA) in her opening statement said said Russian President Vladimir Putin was using his monopoly on energy supplies to advance his political agenda and that she would redouble her efforts in ensuring the U.S. becomes an energy superpower.
12:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House considered H.R.1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of Natural ... The House considered H.R.1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of Natural Monuments Act, which would place restrictions on a president’s ability to designate national monuments. 8:01 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. FBI Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request FBI Director James Comey testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He ... FBI Director James Comey testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He also talked about FBI reforms since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, pointing to cyber crime, gangs, and domestic terrorism as major areas of concern. 7:35 PM EDT Approx. 24 min. European Union Summit Closing News Conference ; ; Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press ... Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press conference at the Council of the European Union in Brussels with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy. They called on Russia to stop its intervention in Ukraine. President Obama said “Russia stands alone” in the world and the consequences for Russia’s economy wwould continue to grow. President Van Rompuy said sanctions against Russia were not a punishment but a positive development promoting peace and diplomacy. Topics included the progress on a transatlantic trade agreement and decreasing Europe’s dependence on Russian oil.
1:45 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. National Monuments Legislation ; Thomas Burr was interviewed by phone about a bill that would make changes to the 1906 Antiquities ... Thomas Burr was interviewed by phone about a bill that would make changes to the 1906 Antiquities Act. The legislation would place restrictions on a president’s ability to designate national monuments. 10:26 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. FBI Reforms Since the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001 Security policy experts testified on FBI reform efforts since the terrorist attacks of September ... Security policy experts testified on FBI reform efforts since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In the first panel, FBI Director James Comey cited cyber crime and homegrown terrorism as major areas of concern. He also spoke about the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared over the Indian Ocean on March 8, 2014. In the second panel, members of an independent commission reviewing the FBI testified, pointing to Syria-based terrorism and cyber attacks as areas of concern. 8:01 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Environmental Protection Agency Administration Gina McCarthy testified on her agency’s ... Environmental Protection Agency Administration Gina McCarthy testified on her agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. Many of the questions centered on oversight of the agency as well as coal plants, global climate change, and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” She disagreed with criticism that the agency was waging war on the coal industry, saying the EPA was just doing its job and trying to protect the public.
1:51 PM EDT Approx. 8 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the Obama administration for extending the deadline for enrolling in the health care federal marketplace for consumers who had already started applying for coverage but are unable to finish by March 31. 11:36 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Kathleen Hunter on Ukraine Aid and Russia Sanctions Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for ... Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for Ukraine and U.S. sanctions against Russia. 9:25 PM EDT Approx. 42 min. Representative Diana DeGette on Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores ; Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) talked about the implications of the Supreme Court case ... Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) talked about the implications of the Supreme Court case Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores. The case concerned the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates contraception coverage, and whether for-profit corporations can deny employees that coverage based on the religion of its owners under the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
2:00 PM EDT Approx. 4 hr. 29 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. 11:42 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Federal Emergency Management Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Craig Fugate testified on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agency’s $10.38 ... Craig Fugate testified on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agency’s $10.38 billion fiscal year 2015 budget request. The proposal includes $7 billion for the Disaster Relief Fund. Administrator Fugate addressed changes to the National Preparedness Grant Program, the importance of social media to emergency response ,and FEMA efforts regarding the mudslides in Washington State. 10:09 PM EDT Approx. 20 min. Defense Department Briefing on Russian Intervention in Ukraine ; Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and British Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond spoke ... Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and British Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond spoke to reporters following a meeting that focused primarily on Russia’s intervention on Ukraine. Secretary Hagel aid he had received assurances during a conversation with his Russian counterpart that Russia had no intention to invade other parts of Ukraine, despite the presence of Russian troops along the border with that country.
6:29 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Kathleen Hunter on Ukraine Aid and Russia Sanctions Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for ... Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for Ukraine and U.S. sanctions against Russia. 1:25 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the Obama administration for extending the deadline for enrolling in the health care federal marketplace for consumers who had already started applying for coverage but are unable to finish by March 31. 10:31 PM EDT Approx. 12 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the Obama administration for extending the deadline for enrolling in the health care federal marketplace for consumers who had already started applying for coverage but are unable to finish by March 31.
6:33 PM EDT Approx. 12 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the Obama administration for extending the deadline for enrolling in the health care federal marketplace for consumers who had already started applying for coverage but are unable to finish by March 31. 1:29 AM EDT Approx. 36 min. U.S.-European Union Relations ; In his only planned speech during a three-nation, four-day European trip, President Obama talked ... In his only planned speech during a three-nation, four-day European trip, President Obama talked about U.S. relations with the European Union at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. He said that the borders of Europe could not be re-drawn with force and addressed Russia’s justifications for entering Ukraine. President Obama also compared Russia’s decision to annex Crimea with the U.S. intervention in Iraq, saying the U.S. sought to work within the international system and not “annex Iraq.” 10:43 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Senate Democratic Economic Agenda Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic agenda for the year. They said they would focus on legislation to raise the minimum wage, create manufacturing jobs, invest more in infrastructure, and seek equal pay for women.
6:45 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Senate Democratic Economic Agenda Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic agenda for the year. They said they would focus on legislation to raise the minimum wage, create manufacturing jobs, invest more in infrastructure, and seek equal pay for women. 2:05 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. Kathleen Hunter on Ukraine Aid and Russia Sanctions Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for ... Kathleen Hunter talked about bills in both the House and Senate regarding financial assistance for Ukraine and U.S. sanctions against Russia. 10:46 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. Natural Gas Exports Witnesses testified on ways the U.S. could expand domestic energy production, increase its natural ... Witnesses testified on ways the U.S. could expand domestic energy production, increase its natural gas exports, and build better relations with Eastern European countries. Lithuania’s energy minister a consensus should be reached on how to diversify and create alternative routes of natural gas supply to Europe. Committee Chair Mary Landrieu (D-LA) in her opening statement said said Russian President Vladimir Putin was using his monopoly on energy supplies to advance his political agenda and that she would redouble her efforts in ensuring the U.S. becomes an energy superpower.
6:46 PM EDT Approx. 36 min. U.S.-European Union Relations ; In his only planned speech during a three-nation, four-day European trip, President Obama talked ... In his only planned speech during a three-nation, four-day European trip, President Obama talked about U.S. relations with the European Union at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. He said that the borders of Europe could not be re-drawn with force and addressed Russia’s justifications for entering Ukraine. President Obama also compared Russia’s decision to annex Crimea with the U.S. intervention in Iraq, saying the U.S. sought to work within the international system and not “annex Iraq.” 2:12 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. FBI Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request FBI Director James Comey testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He ... FBI Director James Comey testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He also talked about FBI reforms since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, pointing to cyber crime, gangs, and domestic terrorism as major areas of concern. 12:58 AM EDT Approx. 47 min. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark ... Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark the 25th anniversary of the tanker’s March 24, 1989, accident in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Topics included damage payments, commercial fishing losses, and environmental recovery. They also discussed climate change and energy policy, including the dangers of offshore drilling and the prospects for other oil spills and how they could be avoided or better. They responded to questions from reporters at the National Press Club.
7:23 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1990 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. 

On July 12, 1990, Representative Steny Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, which overwhelmingly passed the House, 377-28.
4:37 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. FBI Reforms Since the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001 Security policy experts testified on FBI reform efforts since the terrorist attacks of September ... Security policy experts testified on FBI reform efforts since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In the first panel, FBI Director James Comey cited cyber crime and homegrown terrorism as major areas of concern. He also spoke about the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared over the Indian Ocean on March 8, 2014. In the second panel, members of an independent commission reviewing the FBI testified, pointing to Syria-based terrorism and cyber attacks as areas of concern. 1:48 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Environmental Protection Agency Administration Gina McCarthy testified on her agency’s ... Environmental Protection Agency Administration Gina McCarthy testified on her agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. Many of the questions centered on oversight of the agency as well as coal plants, global climate change, and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” She disagreed with criticism that the agency was waging war on the coal industry, saying the EPA was just doing its job and trying to protect the public.
7:27 PM EDT Approx. 32 min. Proposed Changes to the National Security Agency ; ; Julian Sanchez compared President Obama’s proposed plan that would end the National Security ... Julian Sanchez compared President Obama’s proposed plan that would end the National Security Agency’s storage of bulk telephone data to legislation put forth by the House Intelligence Committee.

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
5:47 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the Obama administration for extending the deadline for enrolling in the health care federal marketplace for consumers who had already started applying for coverage but are unable to finish by March 31. 3:12 AM EDT Approx. 42 min. Representative Diana DeGette on Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores ; Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) talked about the implications of the Supreme Court case ... Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) talked about the implications of the Supreme Court case Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores. The case concerned the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates contraception coverage, and whether for-profit corporations can deny employees that coverage based on the religion of its owners under the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Investigation of IRS Targeting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to ... Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to allegations that it had targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny when determining tax-exempt status. Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) threatened to hold the witness in contempt of Congress, accusing him of trying to “manage political fallout.” Commissioner Koskinen said it would take years for his agency to comply with the full scope of document requests from Congress related to the IRS targeting scandal. Many of the document requests were for the electronic correspondence of former IRS Tax Exempt Organizations Director Lois Lerner, who had twice refused to testify before the Committee, citing her Fifth Amendment rights.


After the hearing gaveled out, Mr. Koskinen answered questions from reporters.
5:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. National Drug Control Policy Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Michael Botticelli testified on his Office of National Drug Control Policy agency’s $25.4 ... Michael Botticelli testified on his Office of National Drug Control Policy agency’s $25.4 billion fiscal year budget request. Director Botticelli also spoke about his office’s efforts on drug abuse and drug trafficking. 3:55 AM EDT Approx. 20 min. Defense Department Briefing on Russian Intervention in Ukraine ; Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and British Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond spoke ... Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and British Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond spoke to reporters following a meeting that focused primarily on Russia’s intervention on Ukraine. Secretary Hagel aid he had received assurances during a conversation with his Russian counterpart that Russia had no intention to invade other parts of Ukraine, despite the presence of Russian troops along the border with that country.
9:28 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1990 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. 

On July 12, 1990, Representative Steny Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, which overwhelmingly passed the House, 377-28.
4:17 AM EDT Approx. 12 min. House Speaker Weekly Briefing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly briefing with reporters. He criticized the Obama administration for extending the deadline for enrolling in the health care federal marketplace for consumers who had already started applying for coverage but are unable to finish by March 31.
9:32 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 13 min. Online Data Security Breaches Representatives from Target, Visa and the Federal Trade Commission were among the witnesses who ... Representatives from Target, Visa and the Federal Trade Commission were among the witnesses who testified at a hearing on security breaches at Target and the University of Maryland where people’s personal information was compromised. Panelists recommended that Congress pass a law to make dealing with consumer data breaches more unified. The suggested that government could help with international coordination of security. They also talked about the use of EMV chip cards that are already used in Europe. "EMV" stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, a global standard for inter-operation of integrated circuit cards. 4:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. Senate Democratic Economic Agenda Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic ... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democratic leaders outlined their economic agenda for the year. They said they would focus on legislation to raise the minimum wage, create manufacturing jobs, invest more in infrastructure, and seek equal pay for women.
11:46 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. Representative Speier on Sexual Assaults in the Military Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about the trial of Brigadier General ... Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about the trial of Brigadier General Jeff Sinclair and the message that it sent about the military’s inability to handle sexual assault cases appropriately. 4:32 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. Natural Gas Exports Witnesses testified on ways the U.S. could expand domestic energy production, increase its natural ... Witnesses testified on ways the U.S. could expand domestic energy production, increase its natural gas exports, and build better relations with Eastern European countries. Lithuania’s energy minister a consensus should be reached on how to diversify and create alternative routes of natural gas supply to Europe. Committee Chair Mary Landrieu (D-LA) in her opening statement said said Russian President Vladimir Putin was using his monopoly on energy supplies to advance his political agenda and that she would redouble her efforts in ensuring the U.S. becomes an energy superpower.
11:54 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Nuclear Security Co-chairs of the Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise outlined ... Co-chairs of the Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise outlined their interim report on the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Co-chair Norman Augustine said the viability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent was not in question but that the NNSA had failed and needed reform.

The NNSA’s nuclear security enterprise consists of eight major facilities across the nation and is responsible for carrying out various missions including maintaining nuclear stockpiles and preventing nuclear proliferation. 

The Nuclear Security Enterprise consists of eight major facilities across the nation and is responsible for carrying out various missions including maintaining nuclear stockpiles and preventing nuclear proliferation.
6:45 AM EDT Approx. 47 min. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark ... Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark the 25th anniversary of the tanker’s March 24, 1989, accident in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Topics included damage payments, commercial fishing losses, and environmental recovery. They also discussed climate change and energy policy, including the dangers of offshore drilling and the prospects for other oil spills and how they could be avoided or better. They responded to questions from reporters at the National Press Club.
1:29 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1990 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. 

On July 12, 1990, Representative Steny Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, which overwhelmingly passed the House, 377-28.
1:32 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Investigation of IRS Targeting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to ... Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to allegations that it had targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny when determining tax-exempt status. Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) threatened to hold the witness in contempt of Congress, accusing him of trying to “manage political fallout.” Commissioner Koskinen said it would take years for his agency to comply with the full scope of document requests from Congress related to the IRS targeting scandal. Many of the document requests were for the electronic correspondence of former IRS Tax Exempt Organizations Director Lois Lerner, who had twice refused to testify before the Committee, citing her Fifth Amendment rights.


After the hearing gaveled out, Mr. Koskinen answered questions from reporters.
3:00 AM EDT Approx. 5 min. Representative Speier on Sexual Assaults in the Military Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about the trial of Brigadier General ... Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about the trial of Brigadier General Jeff Sinclair and the message that it sent about the military’s inability to handle sexual assault cases appropriately.
4:10 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Online Data Security Breaches Representatives from Target, Visa and the Federal Trade Commission were among the witnesses who ... Representatives from Target, Visa and the Federal Trade Commission were among the witnesses who testified at a hearing on security breaches at Target and the University of Maryland where people’s personal information was compromised. Panelists recommended that Congress pass a law to make dealing with consumer data breaches more unified. The suggested that government could help with international coordination of security. They also talked about the use of EMV chip cards that are already used in Europe. "EMV" stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, a global standard for inter-operation of integrated circuit cards.
5:22 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1990 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. 

On July 12, 1990, Representative Steny Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, which overwhelmingly passed the House, 377-28.
5:26 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Nuclear Security Co-chairs of the Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise outlined ... Co-chairs of the Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise outlined their interim report on the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Co-chair Norman Augustine said the viability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent was not in question but that the NNSA had failed and needed reform.

The NNSA’s nuclear security enterprise consists of eight major facilities across the nation and is responsible for carrying out various missions including maintaining nuclear stockpiles and preventing nuclear proliferation. 

The Nuclear Security Enterprise consists of eight major facilities across the nation and is responsible for carrying out various missions including maintaining nuclear stockpiles and preventing nuclear proliferation.