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    U.S. Response to Ebola

    Dr. Tom Frieden and other public health officials testified on the federal response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Dr. Frieden urged lawmakers to approve President…

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    U.S. Response to Ebola

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden and other federal health officials testified on government agency efforts to combat Ebola. They addressed issues…

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    Centers for Disease Control Anthrax Lab Incident

    Witnesses testified about a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lab incident in June 2014 in which potentially dozens of staff members were exposed to anthrax because safety procedures were…

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    Affordable Care Act Implementation

    Representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act within their respective…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    Mary Barra and Anton Valukas testified on General Motor' internal report on why the automaker waited so long to issue a recall on a defective ignition switch found in certain…

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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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    HealthCare.gov Web Site Implementation

    Gary Cohen, a senior Obama administration official involved with implementing the Affordable Care Act, testified on the problems related to the implementation of the Healthcare.gov Web…

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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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    Environmental Protection Agency Regulations and Coal Industry

    Witnesses testified on the impact of Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the coal industry. Coal industry advocates from Kentucky, West Virginia, Colorado and Pennsylvania…

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    Health Care Exchanges Enrollment

    Gary Cohen testified on the readiness of health care exchanges required by the law to be set up by October 1, 2013. He was director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance…

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    Health Care Law Implementation

    Gary Cohen testified about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight’s progress in building the state health insurance exchanges as called for in the health care…

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    Mental Illness and Violence

    Mental health experts and advocates and parents with children suffering from mental illnesses or disorders testified at a hearing titled “After Newtown: A National Conversation on…

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    Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Impact Panel

    Joy Lovelace testified on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that killed her husband, Eddie Lovelace, who contracted the disease from a tainted injection. The outbreak was linked…

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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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    Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Pharmaceutical Panel

    Barry Cadden invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and would not testify at a hearing on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that was linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and sickened 440…

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    Energy Department Management of Nuclear Weapons

    Panelists talked about standards for safe and secure operations at Department of Energy nuclear weapons laboratories and production sites, as the agency addresses the persistent challenges…

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    Energy Department Loan to Solyndra, Part 3

    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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    Energy Department Loan to Solyndra, Part 2

    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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    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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    Solyndra White House Subpoena

    The House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee met to vote on issuing a subpoena for White House communications related to solar energy panel maker…

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