Friday, February 5, 2010

C-Span: Capitol Hill, The White House, and Politics on Feb 5, 2010

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C-Span: Capitol Hill, The White House, and Politics on Feb 5, 2010

Pres. Obama Meeting with Small Business Owners (February 5, 2010)

In remarks before small business owners, Pres. Obama focused on the nation's unemployment rate and jobs legislation facing Congress.
Lanham, MD : 8 min.
Pres. Obama Remarks

Employment Numbers Released by BLS (February 5, 2010)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate dropped in January to 9.7% from 10%. The Labor Dept. says the number of employed Americans rose by 541,000. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) chaired a Joint Economic Committee meeting to hear about the BLS report.
Washington, DC : 59 min.
Joint Economic Cmte.: From Earlier BLS: January Employment Situation

Sec. Clinton Remarks on Judicial Agreement Between U.K. and Ireland (February 5, 2010)

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about an agreement between the governments of the U.K. and Northern Ireland to transfer the province’s police and justice system from British to local control beginning this Spring. She responded to questions on other issues including the state of the ten U.S. missionaries being held in Haiti on charges of child kidnapping.
Washington, DC : 10 min.
Sec. Clinton on U.K & Ireland

Munich Security Conference (February 5, 2010)

At the Munich Security Conference, the Chinese foreign minister spoke about maintaining national security and unity in China, the Copenhagen climate change conference, and China’s relationship with the European Union. Following his remarks, he took questions from reporters on cyber security in China, the U.S. arms sale to Taiwan, and his government’s stance on sanctions against Iran.
Munich, Germany : 44 min.
Munich Security Conference

Democratic National Committee Members Gather in Washington (February 5, 2010)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discussed the Democratic Party's 2010 legislative agenda during an appearance at the Democratic National Committee's Winter Meeting in Washington.
Washington, DC : 34 min.
DNC: From Earlier DNC Website

CSIS Discussion on 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review (February 5, 2010)

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted this discussion on the Defense Department’s 2010 quadrennial defense review. The quadrennial defense review is a congressionally mandated analysis of long-term strategy and resources for the military.
Washington, DC : 1 hr. 35 min.
Discussion on Quadrennial Defense Review

Pres. Obama Remarks at DNC Fundraiser (February 4, 2010)
President Obama made remarks and responded to questions at a DNC Fundraiser at the Capitol Hilton in Washington.
Washington, DC
Pres. Obama

Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) Press Conference (February 4, 2010)
Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) made remarks to the press after being sworn in to the United States Senate. Senator Brown has taken the seat that was held for 46 years by the late Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA).
Washington, DC : 11 min.
Sen. Brown Press Conference


House Transportation Subcmte. Hearing on Airline Safety (February 4, 2010) The House Transportation Committee held a hearing on airline safety and pilot training following findings that improper training may have contributed to several recent aviation incidents. Rep. Jerry Costello (D-IL) chaired the hearing.
Washington, DC : 1 hr. 58 min.
House Hearing on Airline Safety

Hearings on Comcast/NBC Universal Merger (February 4, 2010)

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