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    Examining the Voting Process â€" How States Can Build on Recommendations from the Bauer-Ginsberg Commission

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    H.R. 186: To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit candidates for election for Federal office to designate an individual who will be authorized to disburse funds of the…

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    Government Printing Office

    Davita Vance-Cooks testified about a report on the future of the Government Printing Office and the steps it must take to modernize its operations and move to digital formats.

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    New House Member Office Lottery

    New House members participated in a drawing for their office spaces.

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    112th Congress Freshman Class Photo

    Newly-elected members of the 112th Congress assembled on the east front steps of the Capitol for their freshman class photograph.

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    Asbestos and Workplace Conditions at the Smithsonian, Panel 2

    A hearing was held on recent revelations that the Smithsonian Institution failed to address dangerous workplace conditions, including the presence of asbestos in museum…

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    Asbestos and Workplace Conditions at the Smithsonian, Panel 1

    A hearing was held on allegations of asbestos exposure at Smithsonian Institution museums. It was held in response to a Washington Post story about a worker at the National Air and…

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    Photograph of Newly-Elected Members of Congress

    Newly-elected members of the 111th Congress assembled on the east front steps of the Capitol for their freshman class photograph.

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    Preparations for 2008 Elections

    Witnesses testified about election procedures, voting machine technology, operations by state and local registrars, as well as accuracy and accountability issues in preparation for the 2008…

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    Capitol Police Radio Upgrades

    A hearing was held on upgrades to the U.S. Capitol Police radio communications system. Topics included the status radio communication system updates as well as the importance of radio…

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    Oversight of Capitol Police

    A hearing was held on issues related to the administration and management of the United States Capitol Police. Witnesses talked about operations, personnel administration, and other…

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    Contested Florida Election

    The Contested Election Task Force held its final meeting. A Government Accountability Office representative presented a final report on a GAO investigation which included their own…

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    National Christmas Tree Lighting

    President Bush and the first lady participated in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree and the opening ceremonies on the Ellipse for the 84th annual Christmas Pageant of Peace. The…

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    Campaign Telemarketing

    Reps. Bean, Altmire, and Foxx testified against automated political telemarketing, citing personal experiences. Attorneys and others spoke in favor of and in opposition to the…

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    Slave Labor and U.S. Capitol Construction

    In the first panel, Rep. Lewis, Senator Lincoln, and other members of the U.S. Capitol Slave Labor Task Force testified about the important part played by slaves in the construction of…

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    Poll Workers

    The Elections Subcommittee of the House Administration Committee held a hearing titled “The Importance of Poll Workers: Best Practices and Recommendations.” Witnesses spoke…

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    Electronic Voting Machines

    The House Administration Committee held a hearing on electronic voting machine verification, security, and paper trails. Witnesses testified about the reliability of various electronic…

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    Voting Machine Standards

    The House Administration Committee and the House Science Committee held a joint hearing to review new federal voluntary standards for voting equipment, which were issued late last year, to…

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    Smithsonian Institution Operations

    Witnesses testified about Smithsonian Institution operations and plans to collaborate with the Showtime cable network on various programming through a Smithsonian-on-Demand…

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    House Emergency Preparedness

    The House Administration Committee held a hearing on emergency preparedness and evacuation procedures of the House of Representatives and Capitol buildings. Witnesses testified about…

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