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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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    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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    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…

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    Anthem Blue Cross Premium Increases

    The subcommittee heard testimony on reports that Anthem Blue Cross, a subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., is increasing its premium rates by as much as 39% in the individual health insurance…

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    Energy Department Loan to Solyndra, Government Officials, Part 1

    A House oversight subcommittee held a hearing on an Energy Department loan to a Solyndra, a solar panel manufacturing company that recently filed for bankruptcy. The $535 million…

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    Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Government Panel

    Witnesses testified about a meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that had been linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and stricken 440 others. The outbreak was traced to a…

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    Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Part 1

    Executives from BP, Halliburton, Cameron, and Transocean testified on their roles in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Questions and testimony focused on equipment failures, regulatory…

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    BP and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Part 3

    Tony Hayward continued to testify on the role of BP in the Gulf of Mexico offshore oil rig explosion and oil spill. Questions from members focused on the scope of the accident, causes…

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    Healthcare.gov Web Site Security

    Henry Chao, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and others about the security of the Healthcare.gov website. Among the issues they…

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    Salmonella Egg Recall and Food Safety

    Two women who contracted salmonella from tainted eggs testified before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. A Food and Drug…

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    BP and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Part 2

    Tony Hayward testified on the role of BP in the Gulf of Mexico offshore oil rig explosion and oil spill. Questions from members focused on the scope of the accident, causes of the…

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    Energy Department Loan to Solyndra, Government Officials, Part 2

    A House oversight subcommittee held a hearing on an Energy Department loan to a Solyndra, a solar panel manufacturing company that recently filed for bankruptcy. The $535 million…

    1,886 views
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    Toyota Recalls, Panel 2

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

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    Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Part 2

    Executives from BP, Halliburton, Cameron, and Transocean testified on their roles in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Questions and testimony focused on equipment failures, regulatory…

    1,822 views
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    Environmental Protection Agency Oversight

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson testified on her agency’s decision-making process and regulatory activity to comport with President Obama’s…

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