C-SPAN Schedule

< Monday, April 7 >

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7:00 AM EDT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should soldiers be allowed ... Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should soldiers be allowed to carry guns on military bases?” The previous week a U.S. soldier at Fort Hood military base in Texas killed four people and himself, and an additional 16 people were injured.

Paul Krawzak also spoke by phone about the release of the House Democratic budget, the previous week’s work on the House Republican Budget, and the Senate vote on Unemployment Insurance.
6:11 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Book Discussion on A is for Arab and Yellow Peril Jack Shaheen, author of A Is for Arab, and John Tchen and Dylan Yeats, co-editors of ... Jack Shaheen, author of A Is for Arab, and John Tchen and Dylan Yeats, co-editors of Yellow Peril!, talked about the history and current use of Arab and Asian stereotypes in America. This event was hosted by the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City 6:38 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Amelia Earhart Expedition Members of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) talked about the ... Members of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) talked about the disappearance of Amelia Earhart. TIGHAR began investigating the disappearance in 1988. They also spoke about TIGHAR’s upcoming expedition to Nikumaroro Island in the Republic of Kiribati, where Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan are believed to have landed and ultimately perished as castaways.
7:48 AM EDT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Politics and Political Parties Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Charles Wheelan Charles Wheelan, author of The Centrist Manifesto, talked about his effort to start a ... Charles Wheelan, author of The Centrist Manifesto, talked about his effort to start a “Centrist Party” in American politics. He discussed his views on the two major political parties, and his recommendations for the U.S. electoral process reforms.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
8:01 AM EDT Approx. 27 min. Television Station Ownership Gautham Nagesh; Peter Slen; Armstrong Williams Armstrong Williams talked about the impact of a March 31, 2014, Federal Communications Commission ... Armstrong Williams talked about the impact of a March 31, 2014, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling that television station owners cannot control more than one station in the same local market via the use of joint sales agreements and shared services agreements, often known as “sidecar” deals. Mr. Armstrong, who owns two TV stations through a sidecar agreement with Sinclair Broadcasting, argued that the ruling could cause minority owners, and small station owners more generally, to be forced out of existence. The program began with a telephone interview with Gautham Nagesh, about the FCC ruling. 10:33 AM EDT Approx. 33 min. State Health Care Exchanges Officials from California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Oregon testified on the ... Officials from California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Oregon testified on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s health care insurance exchanges in their individual states. The hearing came three days after the March 31 deadline for enrolling for health coverage through the exchanges. Subcommittee and full committee leaders gave very passionate remarks on the Healthcare.gov Web site, the health care law, and enrollment numbers at the state level.
8:40 AM EDT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Affordable Care Act Update Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Elise Viebeck Elise Viebeck gave an update on the Affordable Care Act following the March 31, 2014, deadline for ... Elise Viebeck gave an update on the Affordable Care Act following the March 31, 2014, deadline for enrolling for health insurance through the Healthcare.gov Web site. Topics included enrollment numbers, the expansion of Medicaid, the employer mandate, and state health care insurance exchanges.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
8:31 AM EDT Approx. 28 min. Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for Intelligence Activities The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a ... The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a hearing on the defense authorization request for fiscal year 2015 for intelligence activities. The budget includes $45.6 billion in funding for national intelligence programs. The hearing includes only the opening remarks. The balance of the hearing was behind closed doors. 11:10 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Federal Government Management Management consultants and representatives from government watchdog groups testified at a hearing ... Management consultants and representatives from government watchdog groups testified at a hearing on practices the federal government might use to improve efficiency and save money.
9:23 AM EDT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Mortgage Relief Efforts Nick Timiraos; John McArdle Nick Timiraos talked about efforts in the Senate to revive the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief ... Nick Timiraos talked about efforts in the Senate to revive the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which expired in December 2013. He argued that unless it was restored, homeowners who receive mortgage relief from lenders in 2014 would pay more because the forgiven debt would be treated as taxable income.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
9:12 AM EDT Approx. 15 min. LIVE Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Regulators Panel Jason S. Grumet; Colette Honorable; Gina McCarthy Gina McCarthy and Colette Honorable were interviewed in the keynote panel at a Bipartisan Policy ... Gina McCarthy and Colette Honorable were interviewed in the keynote panel at a Bipartisan Policy Center forum titled “Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Existing Power Plants under the Clean Air Act.” They talked about ways that the EPA and state regulatory agencies can work together. Administrator McCarthy talked about her agency’s proposed rule on greenhouse gas emissions. 1:05 PM EDT Approx. 56 min. Commissioner John Koskinen on IRS Priorities Myron Belkind; John A. Koskinen Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at a National Press Club luncheon ... Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about his agency’s priorities. He also addressed the congressional investigation into allegations that the IRS targeted certain political groups applying for tax-exempt status. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.
9:59 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Paul Krawzak on House Democratic Budget Paul M. Krawzak Paul Krawzak spoke by phone about the release of the House Democratic budget, the previous ... Paul Krawzak spoke by phone about the release of the House Democratic budget, the previous week’s work on the House Republican Budget, and the Senate vote on Unemployment Insurance. 9:31 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. David Drucker on Congressional Agenda David Drucker David Drucker talked about the week ahead in Congress. David Drucker talked about the week ahead in Congress. 2:01 PM EDT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Afghan Elections Panelists talked about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan during the 12 years since the terrorist ... Panelists talked about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan during the 12 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. They focused on the impact of Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential election might have on the diplomatic relationship between the two countries. Jeb Ober talked about the mechanics of the election process, such as vote counting and second rounds. Lisa Curtis provided her views on U/S. policy and U.S. role in Afghanistan.
10:04 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Debt and the Economy Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle ... Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle school section second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Eastern Middle School Silver Spring, Maryland.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Comcast.
9:39 AM EDT Approx. 26 min. Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for Intelligence Activities The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a ... The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a hearing on the defense authorization request for fiscal year 2015 for intelligence activities. The budget includes $45.6 billion in funding for national intelligence programs. The hearing includes only the opening remarks. The balance of the hearing was behind closed doors. 3:05 PM EDT Approx. 52 min. LIVE Pay Discrimination Against Women Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the ... Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the workplace. She outlined President Obama’s two executive orders he signed earlier in the day to address the issue. Afterward, panelists talked about strategies for achieving equal pay for women. Amanda McMillan told her personal story of working as a secretary for a Mississippi grocery company and being told by her superiors that she could not apply for higher positions because she was a women.
10:12 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. United Negro College Fund Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for ... Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for low-income students of color. In his remarks he criticized the Obama administration’s parent plus loan program, calling it “bad policy” toward low income students. Afterward, he was joined by Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Danny Davis (D-IL) and took written questions from a National Press Club audience. 10:06 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 50 min. U.S. Trade Policy Agenda U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman testified on the Obama administration’s trade ... U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman testified on the Obama administration’s trade policy agenda. He said he expected to finish negotiations on a trade deal amongst Pacific nations in 2014, but Japan’s insistence on protecting certain parts of its economy was holding up the process. Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) called on President Obama to step up his support for a new Trade Promotion Authority bill establishing specific rules for passing trade agreements. 3:59 PM EDT Approx. 6 min. Mortgage Relief Efforts Nick Timiraos; John McArdle Nick Timiraos talked about efforts in the Senate to revive the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief ... Nick Timiraos talked about efforts in the Senate to revive the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which expired in December 2013. He argued that unless it was restored, homeowners who receive mortgage relief from lenders in 2014 would pay more because the forgiven debt would be treated as taxable income.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
11:15 AM EDT Approx. 44 min. Obama Administration Report Card Elbert Lee Guillory; Bob Schaffer Elbert Guillory spoke at the annual Leadership Program of the Rockies retreat, a Colorado ... Elbert Guillory spoke at the annual Leadership Program of the Rockies retreat, a Colorado institute that provides economic and political leadership training. He is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate who switched to the Democratic Party in 2007 and back to being a Republican in 2013. in his speech he graded the Obama administration on its record in protecting the “American dream” belief that all citizens have a chance at economic prosperity through hard work. He gave the president a failing grade according to his criteria with the exception of an “A” for lying. 12:58 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. United Negro College Fund Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for ... Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for low-income students of color. In his remarks he criticized the Obama administration’s parent plus loan program, calling it “bad policy” toward low income students. Afterward, he was joined by Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Danny Davis (D-IL) and took written questions from a National Press Club audience. 4:10 PM EDT Approx. 3 hr. 17 min. Tax Break Extension Bill Markup The Senate Finance Committee marked up the “tax extenders” bill, legislation that ... The Senate Finance Committee marked up the “tax extenders” bill, legislation that would extend a set of expired and soon-to-expire temporary tax breaks. They approved the bill by a voice vote.
12:00 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. LIVE Morning Hour Allen "Luke" Lucas Messer; Frank R. Wolf 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. 2:00 PM EDT Approx. 5 hr. 58 min. LIVE Senate Session Barry C. Black; Lisa Murkowski; Harry Reid The Senate convened with a period of morning business. Senators were scheduled to vote a 5:30 ... The Senate convened with a period of morning business. Senators were scheduled to vote a 5:30 p.m. on H.R. 3979, a five-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits. 7:31 PM EDT Approx. 27 min. Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for Intelligence Activities The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a ... The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a hearing on the defense authorization request for fiscal year 2015 for intelligence activities. The budget includes $45.6 billion in funding for national intelligence programs. The hearing includes only the opening remarks. The balance of the hearing was behind closed doors.
12:10 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1998 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. 

In December 1998, the House passed four articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. Early in the debate, on December 19, 1998, Representative Bob Livingston (R-LA), withdrew his name as a candidate for House Speaker and announced his resignation from Congress after it was revealed that he had had an extra-marital affair.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 27 min. Television Station Ownership Gautham Nagesh; Peter Slen; Armstrong Williams Armstrong Williams talked about the impact of a March 31, 2014, Federal Communications Commission ... Armstrong Williams talked about the impact of a March 31, 2014, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling that television station owners cannot control more than one station in the same local market via the use of joint sales agreements and shared services agreements, often known as “sidecar” deals. Mr. Armstrong, who owns two TV stations through a sidecar agreement with Sinclair Broadcasting, argued that the ruling could cause minority owners, and small station owners more generally, to be forced out of existence. The program began with a telephone interview with Gautham Nagesh, about the FCC ruling. 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 52 min. Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Regulators Panel Jason S. Grumet; Colette Honorable; Gina McCarthy Gina McCarthy and Colette Honorable were interviewed in the keynote panel at a Bipartisan Policy ... Gina McCarthy and Colette Honorable were interviewed in the keynote panel at a Bipartisan Policy Center forum titled “Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Existing Power Plants under the Clean Air Act.” They talked about ways that the EPA and state regulatory agencies can work together. Administrator McCarthy talked about her agency’s proposed rule on greenhouse gas emissions.
12:14 PM EDT Approx. 47 min. Politics and Political Parties Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Charles Wheelan Charles Wheelan, author of The Centrist Manifesto, talked about his effort to start a ... Charles Wheelan, author of The Centrist Manifesto, talked about his effort to start a “Centrist Party” in American politics. He discussed his views on the two major political parties, and his recommendations for the U.S. electoral process reforms.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
8:28 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Pay Discrimination Against Women Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the ... Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the workplace. She outlined President Obama’s two executive orders he signed earlier in the day to address the issue. Afterward, panelists talked about strategies for achieving equal pay for women. Amanda McMillan told her personal story of working as a secretary for a Mississippi grocery company and being told by her superiors that she could not apply for higher positions because she was a women. 8:53 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Greenhouse Gas Emissions, State Commissioners State commissioners and other representatives talked about efforts that have worked in their ... State commissioners and other representatives talked about efforts that have worked in their states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This panel took place at a Bipartisan Policy Center forum titled “Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Existing Power Plants under the Clean Air Act.”
1:04 PM EDT Approx. 40 min. Affordable Care Act Update Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Elise Viebeck Elise Viebeck gave an update on the Affordable Care Act following the March 31, 2014, deadline for ... Elise Viebeck gave an update on the Affordable Care Act following the March 31, 2014, deadline for enrolling for health insurance through the Healthcare.gov Web site. Topics included enrollment numbers, the expansion of Medicaid, the employer mandate, and state health care insurance exchanges.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
9:54 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. House Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Markup, Part 1 The House Budget Committee considered the fiscal year 2015 budget resolution introduced by ... The House Budget Committee considered the fiscal year 2015 budget resolution introduced by Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI). Part 1 includes opening remarks and debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act, and cuts to nutrition programs and education and infrastructure investments. In addition, this session includes questions and answers with the House Budget Committee staff.

The other parts of the hearing are available using program identification numbers 318635-2 (Part 2) and 318635-101 (Part 3).
9:51 PM EDT Approx. 22 min. President Obama on the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. He talked about ... President Obama spoke at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. He talked about efforts to prepare students for college and future jobs, and teach life skills.
1:45 PM EDT Approx. 14 min. Mortgage Relief Efforts Nick Timiraos; John McArdle Nick Timiraos talked about efforts in the Senate to revive the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief ... Nick Timiraos talked about efforts in the Senate to revive the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which expired in December 2013. He argued that unless it was restored, homeowners who receive mortgage relief from lenders in 2014 would pay more because the forgiven debt would be treated as taxable income.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
12:55 AM EDT Approx. 9 min. Senator Dan Coats on Unemployment Benefits Dan Coats Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) spoke on the senate floor about unemployment benefits. He said ... Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) spoke on the senate floor about unemployment benefits. He said extending long-term unemployment benefits is a “legitimate issue” for people without jobs, but Democrats were not allowing amendments that could improve the bill. 10:17 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. United Negro College Fund Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for ... Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for low-income students of color. In his remarks he criticized the Obama administration’s parent plus loan program, calling it “bad policy” toward low income students. Afterward, he was joined by Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Danny Davis (D-IL) and took written questions from a National Press Club audience.
2:00 PM EDT Approx. 10 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House met for a legislative session. The House met for a legislative session. 1:04 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Senator Carl Levin on Unemployment Benefits Carl Levin Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke on the Senate floor about extending Unemployment benefits and ... Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke on the Senate floor about extending Unemployment benefits and called for Speaker Boehner to schedule a vote on the bill. 11:20 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Securities and Exchange Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal Mary Jo White testified on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange ... Mary Jo White testified on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She said her agency’s budget request boosts funding in critical areas policing personal financial advisers. She also said that SEC reviews of this sector routinely uncover instances of business practices that hurt clients.
2:12 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Passport Fraud Witnesses testified before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime ... Witnesses testified before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security about passport fraud and passport screening procedures in the both the U.S. and the rest of the world. They also discussed U.S. officials' use of Interpol data and what can be done to ensure other countries make use of this security information as well. Assistant Homeland Security Secretary Alan Bersin said “an alarming number of countries” provide little or no data to a stolen and lost passports database managed by INTERPOL. 1:09 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Pay Discrimination Against Women Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the ... Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the workplace. She outlined President Obama’s two executive orders he signed earlier in the day to address the issue. Afterward, panelists talked about strategies for achieving equal pay for women. Amanda McMillan told her personal story of working as a secretary for a Mississippi grocery company and being told by her superiors that she could not apply for higher positions because she was a women. 12:55 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Marine Corps Readiness James F. Amos; James L. Jones Jr.; Frederick Kempe General James Amos talked about proposed cuts to the Defense Department’s budget and the ... General James Amos talked about proposed cuts to the Defense Department’s budget and the impact of those cuts on the Marine Corps' ability to defend U.S. interests. 
3:38 PM EDT Approx. 17 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He disputed a ... Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He disputed a report saying women at the White House get paid less than their male counterparts, stating that men and women in equal roles at the White House receive equal salaries. The following day President Obama was scheduled to unveil two new executive orders on equal pay for women, one on prohibiting retaliation against talking about salaries and the other requires federal contractors report data on compensation by sex and race. 2:35 AM EDT Approx. 3 hr. 53 min. Department of Justice Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Attorney General Eric Holder testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2015 budget ... Attorney General Eric Holder testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, which totaled $27.4 billion, including $25.3 billion for federal programs and $2.1 billion for state, local, and tribal assistance. He touted the successes of the Justice Department, including the conviction of Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith. He also mentioned his department’s settlements with banks related to the mortgage process and a settlement with Toyota.   2:10 AM EDT Approx. 52 min. Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Regulators Panel Jason S. Grumet; Colette Honorable; Gina McCarthy Gina McCarthy and Colette Honorable were interviewed in the keynote panel at a Bipartisan Policy ... Gina McCarthy and Colette Honorable were interviewed in the keynote panel at a Bipartisan Policy Center forum titled “Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Existing Power Plants under the Clean Air Act.” They talked about ways that the EPA and state regulatory agencies can work together. Administrator McCarthy talked about her agency’s proposed rule on greenhouse gas emissions.
3:56 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1998 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. 

In December 1998, the House passed four articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. Early in the debate, on December 19, 1998, Representative Bob Livingston (R-LA), withdrew his name as a candidate for House Speaker and announced his resignation from Congress after it was revealed that he had had an extra-marital affair.
6:30 AM EDT Approx. 9 min. Senator Dan Coats on Unemployment Benefits Dan Coats Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) spoke on the senate floor about unemployment benefits. He said ... Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) spoke on the senate floor about unemployment benefits. He said extending long-term unemployment benefits is a “legitimate issue” for people without jobs, but Democrats were not allowing amendments that could improve the bill. 3:03 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Greenhouse Gas Emissions, State Commissioners State commissioners and other representatives talked about efforts that have worked in their ... State commissioners and other representatives talked about efforts that have worked in their states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This panel took place at a Bipartisan Policy Center forum titled “Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Existing Power Plants under the Clean Air Act.”
4:02 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The House was scheduled to debate H.R. 1872, the Budget and Accounting Transparency Act, which ... The House was scheduled to debate H.R. 1872, the Budget and Accounting Transparency Act, which would change the way that the costs of federal loans and loan guarantees are calculated for budget purposes. 6:40 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Senator Carl Levin on Unemployment Benefits Carl Levin Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke on the Senate floor about extending Unemployment benefits and ... Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke on the Senate floor about extending Unemployment benefits and called for Speaker Boehner to schedule a vote on the bill. 4:01 AM EDT Approx. 23 min. President Obama on the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. He talked about ... President Obama spoke at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. He talked about efforts to prepare students for college and future jobs, and teach life skills.
5:57 PM EDT Approx. 7 min. Debt and the Economy Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle ... Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle school section second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Eastern Middle School Silver Spring, Maryland.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Comcast.
6:43 AM EDT Approx. 23 min. President Obama on the Economy Barack Obama President Obama spoke at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. He talked about ... President Obama spoke at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. He talked about efforts to prepare students for college and future jobs, and teach life skills. 4:27 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. United Negro College Fund Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for ... Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for low-income students of color. In his remarks he criticized the Obama administration’s parent plus loan program, calling it “bad policy” toward low income students. Afterward, he was joined by Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Danny Davis (D-IL) and took written questions from a National Press Club audience.
6:05 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He disputed a ... Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He disputed a report saying women at the White House get paid less than their male counterparts, stating that men and women in equal roles at the White House receive equal salaries. The following day President Obama was scheduled to unveil two new executive orders on equal pay for women, one on prohibiting retaliation against talking about salaries and the other requires federal contractors report data on compensation by sex and race. 5:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Securities and Exchange Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal Mary Jo White testified on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange ... Mary Jo White testified on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She said her agency’s budget request boosts funding in critical areas policing personal financial advisers. She also said that SEC reviews of this sector routinely uncover instances of business practices that hurt clients.
6:21 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 The House convened for a legislative session. The House convened for a legislative session.
7:21 PM EDT Approx. 35 min. Mortgage Relief Efforts Nick Timiraos; John McArdle Nick Timiraos talked about efforts in the Senate to revive the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief ... Nick Timiraos talked about efforts in the Senate to revive the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which expired in December 2013. He argued that unless it was restored, homeowners who receive mortgage relief from lenders in 2014 would pay more because the forgiven debt would be treated as taxable income.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
7:56 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1998 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. 

In December 1998, the House passed four articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. Early in the debate, on December 19, 1998, Representative Bob Livingston (R-LA), withdrew his name as a candidate for House Speaker and announced his resignation from Congress after it was revealed that he had had an extra-marital affair.
8:02 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Media Shield Laws Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the ... Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the proposed national shield law that would protect journalists from prosecution for protecting their sources. He was interviewed by Bill Keller. Then a panel discussion was held by journalists and attornies about state media shield laws.

“Prospects for a Federal Shield Law” was a panel of “Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security,” held at The TimesCenter and presented by the George Polk Awards and The New York Times in cooperation with CUNY TV, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Media Law Resource Center Institute.
8:30 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. LIVE House Session, Part 4 8:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April ... 8:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 7.
8:30:10 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 544.
8:31:00 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:31:02 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:31:04 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 8, 2014.

This segment of the House was not televised.
9:03 PM EDT Approx. 7 min. Debt and the Economy Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle ... Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle school section second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Eastern Middle School Silver Spring, Maryland.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Comcast.
9:11 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. Afghan Elections Panelists talked about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan during the 12 years since the terrorist ... Panelists talked about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan during the 12 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. They focused on the impact of Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential election might have on the diplomatic relationship between the two countries. Jeb Ober talked about the mechanics of the election process, such as vote counting and second rounds. Lisa Curtis provided her views on U/S. policy and U.S. role in Afghanistan.
10:09 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1998 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. 

In December 1998, the House passed four articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. Early in the debate, on December 19, 1998, Representative Bob Livingston (R-LA), withdrew his name as a candidate for House Speaker and announced his resignation from Congress after it was revealed that he had had an extra-marital affair.
10:14 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Long-Term Health Care Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a ... Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a bipartisan solution to improve the financing and delivery of long-term health care. Long-term care generally refers to services provided in old age such as nursing home care or home health aide services. The event included remarks by former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Bill Frist, who were co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s health care project.
11:32 PM EDT Approx. 40 min. Affordable Care Act Update Nancy Calo; John McArdle; Elise Viebeck Elise Viebeck gave an update on the Affordable Care Act following the March 31, 2014, deadline for ... Elise Viebeck gave an update on the Affordable Care Act following the March 31, 2014, deadline for enrolling for health insurance through the Healthcare.gov Web site. Topics included enrollment numbers, the expansion of Medicaid, the employer mandate, and state health care insurance exchanges.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
12:13 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Debt and the Economy Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle ... Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle school section second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Eastern Middle School Silver Spring, Maryland.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Comcast.
12:22 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Media Shield Laws Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the ... Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the proposed national shield law that would protect journalists from prosecution for protecting their sources. He was interviewed by Bill Keller. Then a panel discussion was held by journalists and attornies about state media shield laws.

“Prospects for a Federal Shield Law” was a panel of “Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security,” held at The TimesCenter and presented by the George Polk Awards and The New York Times in cooperation with CUNY TV, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Media Law Resource Center Institute.
1:23 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1998 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. 

In December 1998, the House passed four articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. Early in the debate, on December 19, 1998, Representative Bob Livingston (R-LA), withdrew his name as a candidate for House Speaker and announced his resignation from Congress after it was revealed that he had had an extra-marital affair.
1:27 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. Afghan Elections Panelists talked about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan during the 12 years since the terrorist ... Panelists talked about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan during the 12 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. They focused on the impact of Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential election might have on the diplomatic relationship between the two countries. Jeb Ober talked about the mechanics of the election process, such as vote counting and second rounds. Lisa Curtis provided her views on U/S. policy and U.S. role in Afghanistan.
2:26 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Long-Term Health Care Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a ... Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a bipartisan solution to improve the financing and delivery of long-term health care. Long-term care generally refers to services provided in old age such as nursing home care or home health aide services. The event included remarks by former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Bill Frist, who were co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s health care project.
3:42 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1998 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. 

In December 1998, the House passed four articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. Early in the debate, on December 19, 1998, Representative Bob Livingston (R-LA), withdrew his name as a candidate for House Speaker and announced his resignation from Congress after it was revealed that he had had an extra-marital affair.
3:46 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Debt and the Economy Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle ... Connor Martin and Angelo Tydings-Lynch’s Debt and the Economy was one of the middle school section second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Eastern Middle School Silver Spring, Maryland.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Comcast.
3:55 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Passport Fraud Witnesses testified before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime ... Witnesses testified before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security about passport fraud and passport screening procedures in the both the U.S. and the rest of the world. They also discussed U.S. officials' use of Interpol data and what can be done to ensure other countries make use of this security information as well. Assistant Homeland Security Secretary Alan Bersin said “an alarming number of countries” provide little or no data to a stolen and lost passports database managed by INTERPOL.
5:19 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1998 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. 

In December 1998, the House passed four articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton. Early in the debate, on December 19, 1998, Representative Bob Livingston (R-LA), withdrew his name as a candidate for House Speaker and announced his resignation from Congress after it was revealed that he had had an extra-marital affair.
5:26 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Pay Discrimination Against Women Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the ... Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the workplace. She outlined President Obama’s two executive orders he signed earlier in the day to address the issue. Afterward, panelists talked about strategies for achieving equal pay for women. Amanda McMillan told her personal story of working as a secretary for a Mississippi grocery company and being told by her superiors that she could not apply for higher positions because she was a women.
6:50 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Chasing the American Dream Anna Barth and Juliana Lu-Yang’s Chasing the American Dream: The Economic Achievement ... Anna Barth and Juliana Lu-Yang’s Chasing the American Dream: The Economic Achievement Gap was one of the high school East Division second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were ninth graders at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Comcast.