C-SPAN Schedule

< Friday, June 13 >

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7:00 AM EDT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question, “Should the U.S. intervene in Iraq?” 6:13 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Afghanistan Reconstruction Charles Johnson and John Sopko testified on U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. John ... Charles Johnson and John Sopko testified on U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. John Sopko told committee members that a lot of money spent on Afghanistan reconstruction projects had been wasted. Both he and Charles Johnson blamed bad Defense Department and USAid record keeping for not being able to estimate of how much money had been lost through waste, fraud and abuse. 5:42 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Russia-China Relations Panelists talked about the implications of improving relations between Russia and ... Panelists talked about the implications of improving relations between Russia and China. Following the May 20-21, 2014, summit in Shanghai between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the two countries signed a $400 billion deal for Russia to pipe natural gas across the border to China. The panelists agreed that the deal was mutually beneficial for both sides but that China was walking away with the better deal.
7:49 AM EDT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Michael Gordon on Conditions in Iraq Michael Gordon; Peter Slen Michael Gordon talked about conditions in Iraq as Sunni militants had captured key areas of the ... Michael Gordon talked about conditions in Iraq as Sunni militants had captured key areas of the country. Topics included the role the U.S. could play in Iraq, including air strikes and other military options, as well as if Baghdad was in danger. 7:29 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 44 min. Iran Nuclear Compliance National security and intelligence officials testified on the status of Iran’s nuclear ... National security and intelligence officials testified on the status of Iran’s nuclear compliance, and addressed what the international community can do to evaluate and enforce Iran’s nuclear commitments. The witnesses provided remarks and recommendations for next steps. The nuclear agreement with Iran was to expire on July 20, 2014. 7:11 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Women in Leadership in the Military Debra Boyd; Sandra Stosz Rear Admiral Sandra Stosz talked about the difficulties women face as they try to reach the upper ... Rear Admiral Sandra Stosz talked about the difficulties women face as they try to reach the upper ranks of the military. She also described the links between women in the military and the women’s equality movement. Rear Admiral Stosz was the first woman to lead the Coast Guard Academy. She addressed students at Winthrop University’s Business College in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
8:38 AM EDT Approx. 37 min. LIVE Matt Kibbe on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's Primary Loss Matt Kibbe; Peter Slen Matt Kibbe talked about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) primary loss, the ... Matt Kibbe talked about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) primary loss, the influence of the tea party movement in the 2014 midterm elections, and immigration reform. Topics included possibilities for the next House Majority Leader, why Eric Cantor was defeated, and whether his defeat was a victory for the Tea Party. 10:17 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Afghanistan Reconstruction Charles Johnson and John Sopko testified on U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. John ... Charles Johnson and John Sopko testified on U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. John Sopko told committee members that a lot of money spent on Afghanistan reconstruction projects had been wasted. Both he and Charles Johnson blamed bad Defense Department and USAid record keeping for not being able to estimate of how much money had been lost through waste, fraud and abuse. 8:15 AM EDT Approx. 27 min. Counterterrorism Bureau Budget Tina Kaidanow testified at a hearing assessing the budget and policies of the State ... Tina Kaidanow testified at a hearing assessing the budget and policies of the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism. The main responsibilities of the Counterterrorism Bureau included countering violent extremism, capacity building with foreign nations, and providing counterterrorism diplomacy and strategy. In opening remarks, Ambassador Kaidanow said the terrorist threat was diverse and diffuse and that the U.S. needed to adapt its approaches in order to succeed.
9:18 AM EDT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Treatment of African Americans in the U.S Ta-Nehisi Coates; Peter Slen Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his article in The Atlantic, “The Case for ... Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his article in The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” about the struggles and treatment of African Americans in the U.S. throughout the 20th century and in the present day. 11:30 AM EDT Approx. 39 min. LIVE Pentagon Efficiency Frank Kendall; Sean Stackley Undersecretary Frank Kendall III and Assistant Secretary Sean Stackley briefed reporters and ... Undersecretary Frank Kendall III and Assistant Secretary Sean Stackley briefed reporters and responded to questions on the second annual Performance of the Defense Acquisition System report. Other topics included the Defense Department’s Better Buying Power and Superior Supplier Incentive programs. 8:44 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 50 min. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Witnesses testified on a House-passed bill reigns in National Security Agency’s (NSA) ... Witnesses testified on a House-passed bill reigns in National Security Agency’s (NSA) metadata surveillance programs conducted under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Senators heard contrasting views from NSA, FBI, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) officials, as well as privacy advocates.
10:00 AM EDT Approx. 59 min. LIVE U.S. Customs and Border Protection Kathleen Hicks; Adam Isles; R. Kerlikowske Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the ... Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the future of U.S.-Mexico border security. He pledged a more transparent and open border patrol agency. Topics included the recent influx of unaccompanied children attempting to enter at the U.S. Southern border, which he called a “humanitarian crisis.”

“U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the 21st Century: Building a Model Law Enforcement Workforce” was an event of the CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program.
12:13 PM EDT Approx. 43 min. U.S.-Mexico Border Commerce Roberta Jacobson; Duncan Wood Roberta Jacobson gave the keynote address at the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute discussion ... Roberta Jacobson gave the keynote address at the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute discussion on trade and commerce between the U.S.-Mexico border. She focused on the impact of U.S.-Mexico trade on the economy. Ms. Jacobson said that the U.S. sold more to Mexico than Brazil, Russia, and Israel combined, and that trade with Mexico promotes millions of jobs. She also stated that $1 million in trade crosses the border each minute, and that future generations of workers will need to be able to speak more than one language. 11:38 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Child Nutrition Programs Education, medical, and military officials testified about some of the ways child nutrition ... Education, medical, and military officials testified about some of the ways child nutrition programs affect issues such as national security, economic vitality, and the health of children and families. Topics included childhood obesity, the relationship between nutrition and military readiness. and the impact of nutrition on children’s ability to learn and perform in school.

This hearing was the first in a series of Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) planned to hold as part of a larger effort to update child nutrition laws.
11:00 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session Patrick Conroy; Thomas Petri The House convened for a pro forma session. The House convened for a pro forma session. 1:10 PM EDT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Defense Department Briefing John Kirby Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in ... Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in Iraq. He said he was “disappointed” in the response of certain units of the Iraqi security forces and discussed possible U.S. military assistance. He also said the Pentagon was monitoring the situation in Iraq and preparing options for the president to consider. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), had seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. 1:07 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Broadband in Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for ... The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told the audience that there was “no Washington consensus” around the issue of broadband in libraries, and urged the librarian community to become more engaged on the issue. Other speakers included Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

“Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.
11:04 AM EDT Approx. 44 min. Open Phones Peter Slen Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question, ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question, “Should the U.S. intervene in Iraq?” 1:56 PM EDT Approx. 32 min. Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Secretary Jeh Johnson and other officials briefed reporters on the federal government’s ... Secretary Jeh Johnson and other officials briefed reporters on the federal government’s response to an increase in the number of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. He said that the U.S. was acting “in the best interest of the child” by attempting to reunite the child with a parent or guardian in the U.S. He also said that parents should not send their children to the U.S., because they will be sent to processing centers that could be “hazardous.” 1:12 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. Federal Bureau of Investigation Oversight James Comey testified at an FBI oversight hearing. He answered questions on the investigation ... James Comey testified at an FBI oversight hearing. He answered questions on the investigation of the IRS for targeting conservative groups; the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya; gun violence; Veterans Administrations hospitals; criminal informants; and the criteria for taking people on and off the no-fly list.
11:58 AM EDT Approx. 10 min. LIVE President Obama on Iraq Barack Obama President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the ... President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. President Obama reported that he was receiving updates from his security team and that the U.S. would be supporting the efforts of the Iraqi government but would not be sending troops. He said that the escalating violence in Iraq should serve as a “wake-up call” to the Iraqi government and that the Iraqis needed to show some political will. He responded to a few questions before departing for North Dakota and California. 2:32 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Radiological Material Security Witnesses testified about the security of radiological materials that can be used by terrorists to ... Witnesses testified about the security of radiological materials that can be used by terrorists to construct what are commonly known as “dirty bombs.” Witnesses included representatives of federal agencies responsible for securing those sources, including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Homeland Security Department, and the National Nuclear Security Administration. They discussed their efforts in securing radioactive sources. 3:56 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Richard Cordray gave his semi-annual report to Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection ... Richard Cordray gave his semi-annual report to Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Mr. Cordray said that while building a new federal agency involves significant challenges, progress was being made and the bureau was fulfilling its mission to protect consumers against unfair and illegal financial practices. Most of the questions focused on CFPB practices such as the rulemaking process and the agency’s budget.
12:09 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. LIVE Open Phones on Iraq Telephone lines were open for responses to the question, “Should the U.S. intervene in ... Telephone lines were open for responses to the question, “Should the U.S. intervene in Iraq?” after remarks by President Obama. Scenes were shown in the background of the president and first lady departing by helicopter from the South Lawn where the press conference was held. 3:57 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Michael Gordon on Conditions in Iraq Michael Gordon; Peter Slen Michael Gordon talked about conditions in Iraq as Sunni militants had captured key areas of the ... Michael Gordon talked about conditions in Iraq as Sunni militants had captured key areas of the country. Topics included the role the U.S. could play in Iraq, including air strikes and other military options, as well as if Baghdad was in danger. 5:21 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Broadband in Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for ... The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told the audience that there was “no Washington consensus” around the issue of broadband in libraries, and urged the librarian community to become more engaged on the issue. Other speakers included Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

“Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.
12:19 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. President Obama on Iraq Barack Obama President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the ... President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. President Obama reported that he was receiving updates from his security team and that the U.S. would be supporting the efforts of the Iraqi government but would not be sending troops. He said that the escalating violence in Iraq should serve as a “wake-up call” to the Iraqi government and that the Iraqis needed to show some political will. He responded to a few questions before departing for North Dakota and California. 4:04 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Broadband in Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for ... The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told the audience that there was “no Washington consensus” around the issue of broadband in libraries, and urged the librarian community to become more engaged on the issue. Other speakers included Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

“Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.
5:26 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Poverty and Federal Aid Programs Witnesses testified on the effectiveness of federal aid programs in reducing poverty. In the ... Witnesses testified on the effectiveness of federal aid programs in reducing poverty. In the first panel House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) told the committee that the federal government should target more resources to impoverished communities across the country. The second panel of social policy and poverty studies experts analyzed various assistance programs including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). They also addressed the minimum wage and ways to reduce disincentives for hiring.
12:30 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. LIVE Escalating Violence in Iraq Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should ... Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should respond. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq.

Michael Knight participated by video from Orly Airport in Paris.
4:08 PM EDT Approx. 48 min. Chelsea Clinton on Leadership Chelsea Clinton; Elba Moise Chelsea Clinton talked about the challenges facing women along with the importance of women ... Chelsea Clinton talked about the challenges facing women along with the importance of women leaders. She talked about her work with “No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project” and about overcoming challenges facing women including gender inequality and school-based violence. She also responded to questions from the audience.

This was a keynote address at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders held at the University of Maryland, College Park.
7:13 PM EDT Approx. 46 min. U.S. Response to Ukraine Antony Blinken; Fiona Hill Tony Blinken talked about the U.S. response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. He ... Tony Blinken talked about the U.S. response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. He detailed the recent history of how the crisis came to fruition, and efforts by the U.S. and international community to politically isolate Russia. He also explained the reasons he believed Crimea would eventually become an albatross for Russia. 

Mr. Blinken’s speech was part of a conference on Europe hosted by the Brookings Institution and King’s College of London.
1:50 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. President Obama on Iraq Barack Obama President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the ... President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. President Obama reported that he was receiving updates from his security team and that the U.S. would be supporting the efforts of the Iraqi government but would not be sending troops. He said that the escalating violence in Iraq should serve as a “wake-up call” to the Iraqi government and that the Iraqis needed to show some political will. He responded to a few questions before departing for North Dakota and California. 4:57 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Kathleen Hicks; Adam Isles; R. Kerlikowske Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the ... Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the future of U.S.-Mexico border security. He pledged a more transparent and open border patrol agency. Topics included the recent influx of unaccompanied children attempting to enter at the U.S. Southern border, which he called a “humanitarian crisis.”

“U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the 21st Century: Building a Model Law Enforcement Workforce” was an event of the CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Earthquake Science Science experts assessed recent advancements and new technologies for studying earthquakes and the ... Science experts assessed recent advancements and new technologies for studying earthquakes and the progress in developing an early warning system for earthquakes. In remarks, U.S. Geological Survey official William Leith said his agency was in the process of developing an early warning system.

The hearing was held on the 50th anniversary of the 9.2 magnitude Alaska earthquake. the most powerful ever recorded in the U.S.
2:01 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. LIVE Open Phones on Iraq Telephone lines were open for responses to the question, “Should the U.S. intervene in ... Telephone lines were open for responses to the question, “Should the U.S. intervene in Iraq?” after remarks by President Obama. Scenes were shown in the background of the president and first lady departing by helicopter from the South Lawn. 6:16 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Hard Choices Hillary Clinton; Bradley Graham; Lissa Muscatine Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices ... Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices and challenges she faced during her four-year tenure as America’s 67th secretary of state, and how those experiences influence her view of the future. Mrs. Clinton spoke on stage in Lisner Auditorium with Lissa Muscatine, former speechwriter for Mrs. Clinton and co-owner of Politics and Prose Bookstore. This event was part of The Newsmakers Series, a partnership of Politics and Prose and George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium. 9:13 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Richard Cordray gave his semi-annual report to Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection ... Richard Cordray gave his semi-annual report to Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Mr. Cordray said that while building a new federal agency involves significant challenges, progress was being made and the bureau was fulfilling its mission to protect consumers against unfair and illegal financial practices. Most of the questions focused on CFPB practices such as the rulemaking process and the agency’s budget.
2:16 PM EDT Approx. 42 min. Defense Department Briefing John Kirby Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in ... Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in Iraq. He said he was “disappointed” in the response of certain units of the Iraqi security forces and discussed possible U.S. military assistance. He also said the Pentagon was monitoring the situation in Iraq and preparing options for the president to consider. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), had seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. 7:36 PM EDT Approx. 23 min. Defense Department Briefing John Kirby Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in ... Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in Iraq. He said he was “disappointed” in the response of certain units of the Iraqi security forces and discussed possible U.S. military assistance. He also said the Pentagon was monitoring the situation in Iraq and preparing options for the president to consider. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), had seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. 10:39 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. Veterans' Health Care, Part 1 Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government ... Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical facilities manipulating data to hide those delays. Debra Draper said “blind scheduling” was partly to blame for the issues. "Blind Scheduling" is a situation in which appointments are made for veterans without contacting them.
3:02 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. 2014 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner At its annual dinner the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association presented awards to ... At its annual dinner the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association presented awards to journalists for their contributions to the news industry. Olly Lambert accepted the David Bloom Award via video from abroad. A clip of his documentary was shown. A retrospective was shown of the late C-SPAN photographer Eric Hansen, recipient of the Jerry Thompson Award, and of Vic Ratner, recipient of a career achievement award. A clip was shown of the Joan S. Barone Award-winning news story. White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough addressed the gathering, speaking humorously about his job but seriously about the importance of debate to democracy. Comedian Nick Offerman provided entertainment.

The 70th annual RTCA Congressional Correspondents' Dinner was held at the Marriott Marquis. It began with a humorous video by the D.C. Comedy Writers.

This program includes language that some may find objectionable.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 32 min. Broadband in Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for ... The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told the audience that there was “no Washington consensus” around the issue of broadband in libraries, and urged the librarian community to become more engaged on the issue. Other speakers included Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

“Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.
1:22 AM EDT Approx. 32 min. Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Secretary Jeh Johnson and other officials briefed reporters on the federal government’s ... Secretary Jeh Johnson and other officials briefed reporters on the federal government’s response to an increase in the number of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. He said that the U.S. was acting “in the best interest of the child” by attempting to reunite the child with a parent or guardian in the U.S. He also said that parents should not send their children to the U.S., because they will be sent to processing centers that could be “hazardous.”
4:01 PM EDT Approx. 34 min. LIVE Reintegration of Sergeant Bergdahl Joseph DiSalvo; Bradley Poppen; Ronald Wool Military officials briefed reporters on the reintegration process of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe ... Military officials briefed reporters on the reintegration process of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban June 2009 and released on May 31, 2014, as part of a prisoner exchange. That day Sergeant Bergdahl had arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston where U.S. Army South conducts Phase III Post-Captivity Reintegration for the Army. 10:35 PM EDT Approx. 17 min. Mission of the International Space Station Pedro Echevarria; Steven Swanson Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics ... Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics included the mission of the station, the type of research being conducted and how it can be used in real world applications, the role of commercial space companies in operations, tensions between the U.S. and Russia, and what life was like onboard for astronauts. 1:54 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Congressional Agenda Billy House Billy House spoke by video from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the week beginning ... Billy House spoke by video from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the week beginning June 16, 2014. He talked about the leadership elections in the House and work in both chambers on federal spending bills.
4:36 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. President Obama on Iraq Barack Obama President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the ... President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. President Obama reported that he was receiving updates from his security team and that the U.S. would be supporting the efforts of the Iraqi government but would not be sending troops. He said that the escalating violence in Iraq should serve as a “wake-up call” to the Iraqi government and that the Iraqis needed to show some political will. He responded to a few questions before departing for North Dakota and California. 10:54 PM EDT Approx. 41 min. Treatment of African Americans in the U.S Ta-Nehisi Coates; Peter Slen Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his article in The Atlantic, “The Case for ... Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his article in The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” about the struggles and treatment of African Americans in the U.S. throughout the 20th century and in the present day. 2:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Earthquake Science Science experts assessed recent advancements and new technologies for studying earthquakes and the ... Science experts assessed recent advancements and new technologies for studying earthquakes and the progress in developing an early warning system for earthquakes. In remarks, U.S. Geological Survey official William Leith said his agency was in the process of developing an early warning system.

The hearing was held on the 50th anniversary of the 9.2 magnitude Alaska earthquake. the most powerful ever recorded in the U.S.
4:47 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Escalating Violence in Iraq Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should ... Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should respond. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq.

Michael Knight participated by video from Orly Airport in Paris.
11:38 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 31 min. Broadband in Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for ... The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told the audience that there was “no Washington consensus” around the issue of broadband in libraries, and urged the librarian community to become more engaged on the issue. Other speakers included Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

“Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.
3:13 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Richard Cordray gave his semi-annual report to Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection ... Richard Cordray gave his semi-annual report to Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Mr. Cordray said that while building a new federal agency involves significant challenges, progress was being made and the bureau was fulfilling its mission to protect consumers against unfair and illegal financial practices. Most of the questions focused on CFPB practices such as the rulemaking process and the agency’s budget.
6:07 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Broadband in Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for ... The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told the audience that there was “no Washington consensus” around the issue of broadband in libraries, and urged the librarian community to become more engaged on the issue. Other speakers included Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

“Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.
2:13 AM EDT Approx. 17 min. Mission of the International Space Station Pedro Echevarria; Steven Swanson Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics ... Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics included the mission of the station, the type of research being conducted and how it can be used in real world applications, the role of commercial space companies in operations, tensions between the U.S. and Russia, and what life was like onboard for astronauts. 4:39 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. Veterans' Health Care, Part 1 Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government ... Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical facilities manipulating data to hide those delays. Debra Draper said “blind scheduling” was partly to blame for the issues. "Blind Scheduling" is a situation in which appointments are made for veterans without contacting them.
6:12 PM EDT Approx. 17 min. Mission of the International Space Station Pedro Echevarria; Steven Swanson Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics ... Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics included the mission of the station, the type of research being conducted and how it can be used in real world applications, the role of commercial space companies in operations, tensions between the U.S. and Russia, and what life was like onboard for astronauts. 2:32 AM EDT Approx. 41 min. Treatment of African Americans in the U.S Ta-Nehisi Coates; Peter Slen Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his article in The Atlantic, “The Case for ... Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his article in The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” about the struggles and treatment of African Americans in the U.S. throughout the 20th century and in the present day.
6:30 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Broadband in Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for ... The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told the audience that there was “no Washington consensus” around the issue of broadband in libraries, and urged the librarian community to become more engaged on the issue. Other speakers included Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

“Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.
3:16 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Poverty and Federal Aid Programs Witnesses testified on the effectiveness of federal aid programs in reducing poverty. In the ... Witnesses testified on the effectiveness of federal aid programs in reducing poverty. In the first panel House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) told the committee that the federal government should target more resources to impoverished communities across the country. The second panel of social policy and poverty studies experts analyzed various assistance programs including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). They also addressed the minimum wage and ways to reduce disincentives for hiring.
6:35 PM EDT Approx. 37 min. Matt Kibbe on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's Primary Loss Matt Kibbe; Peter Slen Matt Kibbe talked about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) primary loss, the ... Matt Kibbe talked about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) primary loss, the influence of the tea party movement in the 2014 midterm elections, and immigration reform. Topics included possibilities for the next House Majority Leader, why Eric Cantor was defeated, and whether his defeat was a victory for the Tea Party. 4:59 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Congressional Agenda Billy House Billy House spoke by video from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the week beginning ... Billy House spoke by video from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the week beginning June 16, 2014. He talked about the leadership elections in the House and work in both chambers on federal spending bills.
7:14 PM EDT Approx. 45 min. Michael Gordon on Conditions in Iraq Michael Gordon; Peter Slen Michael Gordon talked about conditions in Iraq as Sunni militants had captured key areas of the ... Michael Gordon talked about conditions in Iraq as Sunni militants had captured key areas of the country. Topics included the role the U.S. could play in Iraq, including air strikes and other military options, as well as if Baghdad was in danger. 5:06 AM EDT Approx. 17 min. Mission of the International Space Station Pedro Echevarria; Steven Swanson Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics ... Commander Steven Swanson talked by video from the International Space Station. Topics included the mission of the station, the type of research being conducted and how it can be used in real world applications, the role of commercial space companies in operations, tensions between the U.S. and Russia, and what life was like onboard for astronauts.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 12 min. President Obama on Iraq Barack Obama President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the ... President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. President Obama reported that he was receiving updates from his security team and that the U.S. would be supporting the efforts of the Iraqi government but would not be sending troops. He said that the escalating violence in Iraq should serve as a “wake-up call” to the Iraqi government and that the Iraqis needed to show some political will. He responded to a few questions before departing for North Dakota and California. 5:26 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 32 min. Broadband in Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for ... The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told the audience that there was “no Washington consensus” around the issue of broadband in libraries, and urged the librarian community to become more engaged on the issue. Other speakers included Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and IMLS Director Susan Hildreth.

“Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C.
8:14 PM EDT Approx. 42 min. Defense Department Briefing John Kirby Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in ... Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in Iraq. He said he was “disappointed” in the response of certain units of the Iraqi security forces and discussed possible U.S. military assistance. He also said the Pentagon was monitoring the situation in Iraq and preparing options for the president to consider. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), had seized several cities in northern and western Iraq.
8:58 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Book Discussion on Hard Choices Hillary Clinton; Bradley Graham; Lissa Muscatine Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices ... Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices and challenges she faced during her four-year tenure as America’s 67th secretary of state, and how those experiences influence her view of the future. Mrs. Clinton spoke on stage in Lisner Auditorium with Lissa Muscatine, former speechwriter for Mrs. Clinton and co-owner of Politics and Prose Bookstore. This event was part of The Newsmakers Series, a partnership of Politics and Prose and George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium.
9:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Escalating Violence in Iraq Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should ... Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should respond. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq.

Michael Knight participated by video from Orly Airport in Paris.
10:19 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Congressional Agenda Billy House Billy House spoke by video from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the week beginning ... Billy House spoke by video from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the week beginning June 16, 2014. He talked about the leadership elections in the House and work in both chambers on federal spending bills.
10:26 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Kathleen Hicks; Adam Isles; R. Kerlikowske Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the ... Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the future of U.S.-Mexico border security. He pledged a more transparent and open border patrol agency. Topics included the recent influx of unaccompanied children attempting to enter at the U.S. Southern border, which he called a “humanitarian crisis.”

“U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the 21st Century: Building a Model Law Enforcement Workforce” was an event of the CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program.
11:27 PM EDT Approx. 12 min. President Obama on Iraq Barack Obama President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the ... President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. President Obama reported that he was receiving updates from his security team and that the U.S. would be supporting the efforts of the Iraqi government but would not be sending troops. He said that the escalating violence in Iraq should serve as a “wake-up call” to the Iraqi government and that the Iraqis needed to show some political will. He responded to a few questions before departing for North Dakota and California.
11:41 PM EDT Approx. 42 min. Defense Department Briefing John Kirby Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in ... Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on escalating violence in Iraq. He said he was “disappointed” in the response of certain units of the Iraqi security forces and discussed possible U.S. military assistance. He also said the Pentagon was monitoring the situation in Iraq and preparing options for the president to consider. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), had seized several cities in northern and western Iraq.
12:24 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. Book Discussion on Hard Choices Hillary Clinton; Bradley Graham; Lissa Muscatine Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices ... Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices and challenges she faced during her four-year tenure as America’s 67th secretary of state, and how those experiences influence her view of the future. Mrs. Clinton spoke on stage in Lisner Auditorium with Lissa Muscatine, former speechwriter for Mrs. Clinton and co-owner of Politics and Prose Bookstore. This event was part of The Newsmakers Series, a partnership of Politics and Prose and George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium.
12:26 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Escalating Violence in Iraq Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should ... Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should respond. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq.

Michael Knight participated by video from Orly Airport in Paris.
1:45 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Congressional Agenda Billy House Billy House spoke by video from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the week beginning ... Billy House spoke by video from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the week beginning June 16, 2014. He talked about the leadership elections in the House and work in both chambers on federal spending bills.
1:54 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Kathleen Hicks; Adam Isles; R. Kerlikowske Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the ... Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske talked about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service and the future of U.S.-Mexico border security. He pledged a more transparent and open border patrol agency. Topics included the recent influx of unaccompanied children attempting to enter at the U.S. Southern border, which he called a “humanitarian crisis.”

“U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the 21st Century: Building a Model Law Enforcement Workforce” was an event of the CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program.
2:54 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 27 min. Department of Homeland Security Oversight Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the ... Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the Department of Homeland Security. In opening remarks, Secretary Johnson spoke about the department’s actions in response to an increase in unaccompanied child immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, calling it a problem of “humanitarian proportions.” Secretary Johnson also told the committee he has ordered the agency to review policies regarding the release of criminal immigrants. Other topics included immigration reform and border deportation polices. This was Secretary Johnson’s first appearance before the committee since being confirmed.
5:24 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Escalating Violence in Iraq Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should ... Panelists talked about militant activity in northern Iraq and how the U.S. government should respond. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq.

Michael Knight participated by video from Orly Airport in Paris.
6:44 AM EDT Approx. 13 min. President Obama on Iraq Barack Obama President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the ... President Obama spoke to reporters about escalating violence in Iraq. In June 2014, the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized several cities in northern and western Iraq. President Obama reported that he was receiving updates from his security team and that the U.S. would be supporting the efforts of the Iraqi government but would not be sending troops. He said that the escalating violence in Iraq should serve as a “wake-up call” to the Iraqi government and that the Iraqis needed to show some political will. He responded to a few questions before departing for North Dakota and California.