C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, May 20 >

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7:00 AM EDT Approx. 51 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Wodele Brawner Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on the Obama administration’s handling of the ... Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on the Obama administration’s handling of the reports that the Department of Veterans Affairs altered information in order to hide substantial delays for veterans waiting to see doctors.

At the conclusion of the program a portion of former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson’s previous day Wake Forest University commencement address was shown.
6:23 AM EDT Approx. 53 min. Employment for Veterans Bill Brigman; Anthony E. Gallo; Steve L. Gonzalez Steve Gonzalez and Bill Brigman talked about a military - workforce development effort in which ... Steve Gonzalez and Bill Brigman talked about a military - workforce development effort in which the American Legion was participating to reduce unemployment among returning service personnel. The goal of the program was to help service members find private sector jobs and turn their military training and experience into professional certifications and licenses. 7:00 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. State Medicaid Alternative Arthur C. Brooks; Mike Pence Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for ... Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for Indiana’s low-income earners. The plan would be paid for with Medicaid expansion funds approved as part of the health care law, which he wants to repeal. The Obama administration would have to approve the expansion.
7:51 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Wodele Brawner Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Is the 2014 election ... Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Is the 2014 election important to you?”

During the program three political correspondents were interviewed by phone about the primaries happening that day in their states. Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor and political columnist Jim Galloway previewed primary day in Georgia. Capitolwire staff writer Kevin Zwick previewed primary day in Pennsylvania.Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky Senate Republican primary between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Matt Bevin.
7:18 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Funding for Departments of Defense, Commerce, Justice and State The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National ... The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization and fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Acts. The Commerce, Justice, and Science Spending bill markup included debate on NASA funding and gun control. The Defense Programs bill authorized $521B in spending, with another $79B for Afghanistan. Defense budget cuts were part of the debate, as was veterans' health treatment. 7:46 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Open Internet Rules The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open commission meeting on promoting an open ... The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open commission meeting on promoting an open Internet, wireless spectrum use, telecommunications, and promoting competition and innovation. Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of a proposal aimed at guaranteeing an open Internet and prohibiting Internet service providers from blocking or discriminating against legal content moving through their networks. The plan would allow content providers such as Netflix to pay for a guaranteed “fast lane” of service.
7:52 AM EDT Approx. 12 min. LIVE Georgia Primaries Greta Wodele Brawner; James Galloway Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor and political columnist Jim Galloway previewed primary ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor and political columnist Jim Galloway previewed primary day in Georgia. 9:05 AM EDT Approx. 54 min. Economic Policy and 2008 Financial Crisis Mike Allen; Timothy F. Geithner; Ben White Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on ... Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, on the 2008 financial crisis. He spoke with Politico’s correspondent Mike Allen and Ben White. In his remarks he shared insights on President Obama and several members of his cabinet. Other topics included the financial institution bailout, reforms included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. 8:48 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Broadcast TV Spectrum Auction The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting during which they discussed rules ... The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting during which they discussed rules dealing with the wireless spectrum auction. Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of limiting the amount of spectrum the two largest mobile carriers, AT&T & Verizon, could buy in the 2015 spectrum auction. In a party-line vote, Chair Wheeler and the commission’s two Democrats approved a plan that would reserve a part of the spectrum in each market for wireless carriers that do not have a large amount of low-frequency spectrum in that area.
8:12 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Pennsylvania Primaries Kevin Zwick; Greta Wodele Brawner Capitolwire staff writer Kevin Zwick previewed primary day in Pennsylvania. Capitolwire staff writer Kevin Zwick previewed primary day in Pennsylvania. 9:59 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 39 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate convened for a legislative session. 10:32 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. LIVE FCC Oversight Tom Wheeler testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing. Much of ... Tom Wheeler testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing. Much of the hearing focused on the FCC’s proposed rule that would allow content providers such as Netflix to pay for guaranteed “fast lane” service. The rule was in response to court decisions challenging the FCC’s “net neutrality” rules based on the idea that Internet providers must allow all legal content to move through their networks uninhibited. Another topic included the upcoming broadcast spectrum auction.
8:25 AM EDT Approx. 5 min. LIVE Kentucky Senate Republican Primary Greta Wodele Brawner; Sam Youngman Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky ... Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky Senate Republican primary between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Matt Bevin. 12:39 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. Kentucky Senate Republican Primary Greta Wodele Brawner; Sam Youngman Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky ... Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky Senate Republican primary between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Matt Bevin. 1:06 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. Kentucky Senate Republican Primary Greta Wodele Brawner; Sam Youngman Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky ... Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky Senate Republican primary between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Matt Bevin.
8:38 AM EDT Approx. 36 min. Chinese Hacking Charges Greta Wodele Brawner; Nancy Calo; Ben Fitzgerald Ben Fitzgerald talked about the Justice Department’s indictment of five Chinese military ... Ben Fitzgerald talked about the Justice Department’s indictment of five Chinese military officers for allegedly hacking and stealing trade secrets from five U.S. companies and a trade union. Among other topics, Mr. Fitzgerald described the methodology of the hackers and how they were using the information, and reaction from the Chinese government.

Clips were shown from a previous day Department of Justice news conference in which the charges against the officers were outlined. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
12:46 PM EDT Approx. 53 min. Employment for Veterans Bill Brigman; Anthony E. Gallo; Steve L. Gonzalez Steve Gonzalez and Bill Brigman talked about a military - workforce development effort in which ... Steve Gonzalez and Bill Brigman talked about a military - workforce development effort in which the American Legion was participating to reduce unemployment among returning service personnel. The goal of the program was to help service members find private sector jobs and turn their military training and experience into professional certifications and licenses. 1:11 PM EDT Approx. 54 min. Economic Policy and 2008 Financial Crisis Mike Allen; Timothy F. Geithner; Ben White Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on ... Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, on the 2008 financial crisis. He spoke with Politico’s correspondent Mike Allen and Ben White. In his remarks he shared insights on President Obama and several members of his cabinet. Other topics included the financial institution bailout, reforms included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law.
9:16 AM EDT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Michael Bell M.D.; Greta Wodele Brawner Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East ... Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is and how serious a threat it is to the U.S. population. 1:42 PM EDT Approx. 37 min. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Michael Bell M.D.; Greta Wodele Brawner Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East ... Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is and how serious a threat it is to the U.S. population. 2:12 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. LIVE Pipeline Safety Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 ... Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (PHMSA), which was set to expire in 2015. The hearing focused on the law and the regulation of pipeline safety, including the transport of natural gas and hazardous materials.
9:59 AM EDT Approx. 26 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. 2:19 PM EDT Approx. 4 hr. 30 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 The Senate reconvened for a legislative session with the time being equally divided between the ... The Senate reconvened for a legislative session with the time being equally divided between the two parties. Votes were scheduled at 5:30 on judicial and executive branch nominations. 3:49 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. Georgia Primaries Greta Wodele Brawner; James Galloway Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor and political columnist Jim Galloway previewed primary ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor and political columnist Jim Galloway previewed primary day in Georgia.
10:27 AM EDT Approx. 5 min. Kentucky Senate Republican Primary Greta Wodele Brawner; Sam Youngman Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky ... Lexington Herald-Leader political reporter Sam Youngman talked by phone about the Kentucky Senate Republican primary between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Matt Bevin. 6:50 PM EDT Approx. 23 min. Senator Boxer on Benghazi Committee Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, reacted to a letter ... Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, reacted to a letter signed by 37 Republicans to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) urging him to appoint a select committee on Benghazi. She called the Republican handling of the issue a “scandal” and “pure politics.” 4:03 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. Communication Network Updates Panelists talked about how telephone companies were transitioning their networks to Internet ... Panelists talked about how telephone companies were transitioning their networks to Internet Protocol, and what needed to happen to ensure a smooth transition. They also spoke about the oversight role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other agencies.
10:33 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Funding for Departments of Defense, Commerce, Justice and State The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National ... The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization and fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Acts. The Commerce, Justice, and Science Spending bill markup included debate on NASA funding and gun control. The Defense Programs bill authorized $521B in spending, with another $79B for Afghanistan. Defense budget cuts were part of the debate, as was veterans' health treatment. 7:14 PM EDT Approx. 16 min. Senator Graham on Benghazi Committee Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke on the Senate floor about the investigation into the September ... Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke on the Senate floor about the investigation into the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. He disagreed with the Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) who earlier in the day had urged Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) not to create a special Senate committee to look into the matter. 6:09 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. Health Centers and Health Coverage Expansion Speakers talked about the findings from the Commonwealth Fund study on the state of community ... Speakers talked about the findings from the Commonwealth Fund study on the state of community health centers. They offered recommendations for improving technology, revenue streams, and access. In addition, they discussed the readiness of federally qualified health centers to handle a potential influx of new patients in 2014 as a result of the Affordable Care Act’s expanded health insurance coverage.
11:59 AM EDT Approx. 10 hr. 1 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House debates six suspension bills, including one condemning the Nigerian terrorist group Boko ... The House debates six suspension bills, including one condemning the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, for the abduction of 276 schoolgirls.  7:34 PM EDT Approx. 24 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He said ... Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He said President Obama was sending health adviser Rob Nabors, to Phoenix to aid in Secretary Shinseki’s investigation of alleged misconduct at the Veterans Administration facility there, not to start a separate review. . 8:01 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 23 min. Medicare Fraud and Abuse Witnesses testified on Medicare management. Witnesses testified on Medicare management.
10:00 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. Leo Shane on 2015 Defense Programs and Policy Bill Scanlan; Leo Shane Leo Shane talked about fiscal year 2015 Department of Defense programs and ... Leo Shane talked about fiscal year 2015 Department of Defense programs and policy. Mr. Shane said he saw “quite a few fights” ahead on issues like military compensation, sexual assault policy, Iran sanctions, and allowing service members to carry firearms on-base. 7:59 PM EDT Approx. 41 min. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Michael Bell M.D.; Greta Wodele Brawner Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East ... Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is and how serious a threat it is to the U.S. population. 10:26 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Pipeline Safety Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 ... Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (PHMSA), which was set to expire in 2015. The hearing focused on the law and the regulation of pipeline safety, including the transport of natural gas and hazardous materials.
10:06 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. FCC Oversight Tom Wheeler testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing. Much of ... Tom Wheeler testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing. Much of the hearing focused on the FCC’s proposed rule that would allow content providers such as Netflix to pay for guaranteed “fast lane” service. The rule was in response to court decisions challenging the FCC’s “net neutrality” rules based on the idea that Internet providers must allow all legal content to move through their networks uninhibited. Another topic included the upcoming broadcast spectrum auction. 8:40 PM EDT Approx. 18 min. LIVE Senator Mitch McConnell Primary Victory Speech Mitch McConnell Jr. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke to supporters about his victory in the ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke to supporters about his victory in the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate in which he defeated Matt Bevin. He called on Kentucky voters to put the state first and make him the Senate majority leader in November 2014. He criticized his Democrat challenger Alison Grimes for her ties to President Obama and the loss of local jobs. 12:04 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Economy and Infrastructure, Global Infrastructure Panel Panelists talked about what lessons could be learned from countries and regions with top-rated ... Panelists talked about what lessons could be learned from countries and regions with top-rated infrastructures. Videos were also shown.

“Global Infrastructure Best Practices” was a panel of “Now Serving: The Economy,” the kick-off event of the 2014 Infrastructure Week. It was held at the Newseum.
12:40 AM EDT Approx. 18 min. Senator Mitch McConnell Primary Victory Speech Mitch McConnell Jr. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke to supporters about his victory in the ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke to supporters about his victory in the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate in which he defeated Matt Bevin. He called on Kentucky voters to put the state first and make him the Senate majority leader in November 2014. He criticized his Democrat challenger Alison Grimes for her ties to President Obama and the loss of local jobs. 8:58 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. LIVE Primary Election Night Coverage, Part 1 Steven L. Beshear; Sam Youngman; Steven Scully C-SPAN’s coverage of the primary elections in Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, ... C-SPAN’s coverage of the primary elections in Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Oregon, included local coverage of election returns and viewer calls. 

Sam Youngman reported by telephone about the Senate races in Kentucky where incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) defeated his opponent, Matt Bevin, as well as Democrat Allison Lundergan Grimes’s victory in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate. The segment began with a live view of Senate Minority Leader McConnell’s victory party in Louisville, Kentucky, and concluded with brief live video of Governor Beshear (D-KY) speaking at Alison Lundergan Grimes' victory party in Lexington, Kentucky.
1:25 AM EDT Approx. 16 min. Wake Forest University Commencement Address Jill Abramson; Albert "Al" R. Hunt Jr. Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the ... Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class at Wake Forest University. She talked about women she admires who faced discrimination, the pain of loss, and discovering one’s own resilience. 

The New York Times fired Ms. Abramson the previous week amid various competing rumors. She reportedly was let go after she discovered her pay and pension were considerably less than that of her male predecessor and confronted her bosses about it. The newspaper, however, released a statement citing her management style as a reason for dismissal.
12:58 AM EDT Approx. 18 min. Matt Bevin Senate Primary Concession Speech Matthew G. Bevin Matt Bevin addressed supporters and conceded the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. ... Matt Bevin addressed supporters and conceded the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate to incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY). He urged his supporters to engage in the political process and support the Republican Party in the upcoming midterm elections. 9:07 PM EDT Approx. 23 min. LIVE Alison Lundergan Grimes Senate Primary Victory Speech Alison Lundergan Grimes Alison Lundergan Grimes spoke to supporters about her victory in the Kentucky Democratic primary ... Alison Lundergan Grimes spoke to supporters about her victory in the Kentucky Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate. She said that the November 2014 election would be about holding the incumbent, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), accountable for what had happened on his watch, including the loss of jobs. Ms. Grimes added that she did not agree with President Obama’s “war on coal” and vowed to fight for the industry to have a long-term place in the nation’s energy supply and usage. 1:45 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 23 min. Medicare Fraud and Abuse Witnesses testified on Medicare management. Witnesses testified on Medicare management.
1:17 AM EDT Approx. 20 min. Alison Lundergan Grimes Senate Primary Victory Speech Alison Lundergan Grimes Alison Lundergan Grimes spoke to supporters about her victory in the Kentucky Democratic primary ... Alison Lundergan Grimes spoke to supporters about her victory in the Kentucky Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate. She said that the November 2014 election would be about holding the incumbent, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), accountable for what had happened on his watch, including the loss of jobs. Ms. Grimes added that she did not agree with President Obama’s “war on coal” and vowed to fight for the industry to have a long-term place in the nation’s energy supply and usage. 9:30 PM EDT Approx. 19 min. LIVE Primary Election Night Coverage, Part 2 Tarini Parti; Steven Scully C-SPAN’s coverage of the primary elections in Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, ... C-SPAN’s coverage of the primary elections in Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Oregon, included local coverage of election returns and viewer calls. 

Tarini Parti reported by telephone about major races. There was a focus on the Senate primary races in Kentucky where incumbent Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) defeated his opponent, Matt Bevin, and began his campaign against Democratic primary victor Kentucky Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes.

The segment began with a brief live view of Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate Alison Lundergan Grimes' primary victory party in Lexington, Kentucky.
4:10 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Pipeline Safety Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 ... Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (PHMSA), which was set to expire in 2015. The hearing focused on the law and the regulation of pipeline safety, including the transport of natural gas and hazardous materials.
1:40 AM EDT Approx. 47 min. Representative Jeb Hensarling on the U.S. Economy Jeb Hensarling; Michael A. Needham House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) spoke about his political and ... House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) spoke about his political and economic priorities. He said that time had come for conservatives to choose between defending America’s free enterprise Main Street economy built on competition, fairness, and merit or the Washington crony economy of political influence, Beltway insiders, and special privileges. He called the Export-Import Bank the face of Washington’s insider economy. He also criticized the Obama administration and liberal spending. In response to a question he said that he was not considering running for speaker of the House of Representatives.

The speech “A Time for Choosing: The Main Street Economy vs. The Washington Crony Economy” was given in the Lehrman Auditorium of the Heritage Foundation.
9:50 PM EDT Approx. 18 min. Matt Bevin Senate Primary Concession Speech Matthew G. Bevin Matt Bevin addressed supporters and conceded the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. ... Matt Bevin addressed supporters and conceded the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate to incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY). He urged his supporters to engage in the political process and support the Republican Party in the upcoming midterm elections. 5:47 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Economy and Infrastructure, Global Infrastructure Panel Panelists talked about what lessons could be learned from countries and regions with top-rated ... Panelists talked about what lessons could be learned from countries and regions with top-rated infrastructures. Videos were also shown.

“Global Infrastructure Best Practices” was a panel of “Now Serving: The Economy,” the kick-off event of the 2014 Infrastructure Week. It was held at the Newseum.
1:44 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 Richard B. Nugent 1:44:00 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May ... 1:44:00 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 20.
1:44:00 A.M. Mr. Nugent filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 590.
1:45:00 A.M. Mr. Nugent moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:45:04 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:45:15 A.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 21, 2014.

This House session was not televised.
10:09 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. U.S.-Mexico Relations State Department officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Mexico security and trade ... State Department officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Mexico security and trade cooperation. Topics included the high rates of weapons smuggled from the U.S. to Mexico, and drug trafficking. Committee members also called on the witnesses to more aggressively pursue the release of U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooress, who was being held in a Mexican jail on weapons charges.
2:30 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. FCC Oversight Tom Wheeler testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing. Much of ... Tom Wheeler testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing. Much of the hearing focused on the FCC’s proposed rule that would allow content providers such as Netflix to pay for guaranteed “fast lane” service. The rule was in response to court decisions challenging the FCC’s “net neutrality” rules based on the idea that Internet providers must allow all legal content to move through their networks uninhibited. Another topic included the upcoming broadcast spectrum auction. 1:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Medicare Hospital Coverage Witnesses testified on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules regarding in-patient and ... Witnesses testified on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules regarding in-patient and out-patient payments along with the Medicare audit program. The first panel included CMS Medicare Deputy Administrator Sean Cavanaugh and Health and Human Services Regional Inspector General Jodi Nudelman. The second panel included officials from Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, and hospital physicians.
5:02 AM EDT Approx. 10 min. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Michael Bell M.D.; Greta Wodele Brawner Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East ... Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is and how serious a threat it is to the U.S. population. 3:09 AM EDT Approx. 34 min. Chinese Hacking Charges Greta Wodele Brawner; Nancy Calo; Ben Fitzgerald Ben Fitzgerald talked about the Justice Department’s indictment of five Chinese military ... Ben Fitzgerald talked about the Justice Department’s indictment of five Chinese military officers for allegedly hacking and stealing trade secrets from five U.S. companies and a trade union. Among other topics, Mr. Fitzgerald described the methodology of the hackers and how they were using the information, and reaction from the Chinese government.

Clips were shown from a previous day Department of Justice news conference in which the charges against the officers were outlined. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
5:13 AM EDT Approx. 43 min. Representatives on Abduction of Nigerian Girls Members of the House of Representatives spoke on the House floor about the abduction of Nigerian ... Members of the House of Representatives spoke on the House floor about the abduction of Nigerian school girls by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. 3:44 AM EDT Approx. 42 min. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Michael Bell M.D.; Greta Wodele Brawner Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East ... Dr. Michael Bell from the Centers for Disease Control talked about what the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is and how serious a threat it is to the U.S. population.
6:00 AM EDT Approx. 18 min. Senator Mitch McConnell Primary Victory Speech Mitch McConnell Jr. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke to supporters about his victory in the ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke to supporters about his victory in the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate in which he defeated Matt Bevin. He called on Kentucky voters to put the state first and make him the Senate majority leader in November 2014. He criticized his Democrat challenger Alison Grimes for her ties to President Obama and the loss of local jobs. 4:31 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. U.S.-Mexico Relations State Department officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Mexico security and trade ... State Department officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Mexico security and trade cooperation. Topics included the high rates of weapons smuggled from the U.S. to Mexico, and drug trafficking. Committee members also called on the witnesses to more aggressively pursue the release of U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooress, who was being held in a Mexican jail on weapons charges.
6:18 AM EDT Approx. 18 min. Matt Bevin Senate Primary Concession Speech Matthew G. Bevin Matt Bevin addressed supporters and conceded the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. ... Matt Bevin addressed supporters and conceded the Kentucky Republican primary race for the U.S. Senate to incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY). He urged his supporters to engage in the political process and support the Republican Party in the upcoming midterm elections. 6:38 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Medicare Hospital Coverage Witnesses testified on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules regarding in-patient and ... Witnesses testified on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules regarding in-patient and out-patient payments along with the Medicare audit program. The first panel included CMS Medicare Deputy Administrator Sean Cavanaugh and Health and Human Services Regional Inspector General Jodi Nudelman. The second panel included officials from Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, and hospital physicians.
6:37 AM EDT Approx. 20 min. Alison Lundergan Grimes Senate Primary Victory Speech Alison Lundergan Grimes Alison Lundergan Grimes spoke to supporters about her victory in the Kentucky Democratic primary ... Alison Lundergan Grimes spoke to supporters about her victory in the Kentucky Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate. She said that the November 2014 election would be about holding the incumbent, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), accountable for what had happened on his watch, including the loss of jobs. Ms. Grimes added that she did not agree with President Obama’s “war on coal” and vowed to fight for the industry to have a long-term place in the nation’s energy supply and usage.