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    Comcast and NBC Universal Merger, Part 2

    Witnesses testified about the potential impact on the media marketplace of the proposed joint venture agreement between Comcast and NBC Universal. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    Al Gore on Climate Change Legislation

    Former Vice President Gore and Senator Warner testified on the American Clean Energy Security Act of 2009. The proposed legislation would cut carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases by 20…

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    Toyota Recalls, Panel 1

    The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing titled, “Response by Toyota and NHTSA to Incidents of Sudden Unintended Acceleration.”

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    Termination of Individual Health Policies

    Witnesses testified about the practice of “post-claims underwriting,” which occurs when insurance companies cancel individual health insurance policies after providers submit…

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    Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Day 4, Part 3

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee met to mark up legislation that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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    Secretary Sebelius on Health Care Implementation Problems

    Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified about the problems with the release of the Healthcare.gov Web site for the health insurance exchange which was provided for in the Patient Protection…

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    Medicare/Medicaid Dual Eligibles

    Witnesses testified about ways to improve Medicare and Medicaid services to people who qualify for both programs. the federal government is working with 15 states on pilot programs…

    19,451 views
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    Global Climate Change

    Vice President Gore testified at a joint meeting of House committees about global climate change, environmental policy, and future policy options to reduce emissions and improve…

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    Universal Telecommunications Service

    A hearing was held to examine the universal service programs designed to provide a baseline level of affordable voice telecommunications service to everyone in the United States in light of…

    17,804 views
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    Enron Bankruptcy

    Witnesses testified about business practices at Enron, allegations of misleading accounting practices by company officials and auditors, and the eventual financial collapse of the…

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    Automobile Dealership Closures

    Witnesses examined the recent auto dealership closures announced by Chrysler and General Motors. Chrysler plans to close 789 dealerships this week and GM wants to eliminate…

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    BP and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Opening Statements

    Committee members and Tony Hayward made opening statements about the role of BP in the Gulf of Mexico offshore oil rig explosion and oil spill. Members criticized the company and…

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    Suspension of Community Assisted Living Health Care Program, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified on the cancellation of Community Living Assistance Service and Supports (CLASS) program. CLASS, which was part of the 2010 health care law, was slated to be a…

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    Offshore Drilling Operations and Safety

    Oil company executives spoke about the safety and security of offshore drilling operations, as well as the causes of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the ability of the energy…

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    Suspension of Community Assisted Living Health Care Program, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified on the cancellation of Community Living Assistance Service and Supports (CLASS) program. CLASS, which was part of the 2010 health care law, was slated to be a…

    6,424 views
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    Implementation of Affordable Care Act

    Government contractors testified on their role in building the various components of Affordable Care Act’s online health insurance exchanges, and Healthcare.gov’s subsequent…

    6,138 views
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    Securities Trading Investigation

    The subcommittee heard testimony on reports of government securities trading violations by the financial firm Salomon Brothers. The witnesses testified on a report submitted to the…

    5,881 views
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    Exploitation of Children over the Internet, Day 3

    Government officials, a reporter, and a child victim testified about use of the Internet by sexual predators. The also talked about the scope of the problem, the need for proper…

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    Energy Department Loan to Solyndra, Part 1

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu testified on the Energy Department’s decision to back over half a million dollars in loan guarantees to solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra, which later went…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra and David Friedman, acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, testified at a hearing on the automaker’s ignition switch…

    4,374 views
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