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    Senator Blumenthal on General Motors Recall

    Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) spoke on the Senate floor, calling on General Motors to issue a warning to not drive its cars with bad ignition switches because they are not…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    A Senate subcommittee hearing was held on General Motors' and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s handling of ignition switch complaints in GM cars that had resulted…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question related to two congressional hearings on General Motors' (GM) handling of a recall of vehicles with faulty ignition switches:…

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    Preview of General Motors Recall Investigation Hearings

    Washington Post senior staff writer Holly Yeager previewed the testimony of General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra two congressional hearing son the investigation of the…

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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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    Investigations of General Motors

    Wall Street Journal automotive reporter Jeff Bennett talked about the criminal, civil, and congressional investigations of General Motors over its recall of 1.6 million vehicles due to…

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    Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

    Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline testified on the impact of the project to national interests. Senators' questions focused on jobs, energy prices, and global…

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    Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel

    Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at…

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    Driving Under the Influence (of Cell Phones)

    Madeline Bowne’s Driving Under the Influence (of Cell Phones) was one of the high school East Division second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary…

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    Food Safety Modernization Act

    Food growers, producers, consumers, and various other stakeholders evaluated the 2010 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which overhauled federal food safety laws for the first time in…

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    Genetically Modified Foods

    Marion Nestle talked by video uplink from New York City about genetically modified foods. The author of Eat, Drink, Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics, she discussed what…

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    Senators Harkin and Alexander on Compounding Pharmacies Bill

    Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Health Committee, urged passage of H. 3204, to regulate compounding…

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    Johnson and Johnson Drug Marketing Settlement

    Attorney General Eric Holder, along with other federal officials, announced a $2.2 billion settlement with drug maker Johnson & Johnson over the company’s marketing practices, which…

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    Government Shutdown and Food Safety

    Caroline Smith DeWaal talked about the impact of the government shutdown on food safety across the U.S. Food safety advocates had asked lawmakers to reject legislation restoring funding to…

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    Public Safety and Privacy Technologies

    Panelists talked about technologies for public safety in metropolitan areas, and the privacy issues raised. This was followed by a conversation with the New York City and Boston police…

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    Health Care-Related Infections

    Witnesses testified on efforts to reduce health care-related infections from various medical treatments. One of the witnesses recounted his son’s death from sepsis following a…

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    Keystone XL Pipeline

    Brigham McCown talked about the impact of the Keystone XL pipeline and the Obama administration’s five-year construction delay over environmental concerns. He also responded to…

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    Air Traffic Safety Improvement and Delay Reductions

    Gerald Dillingham talked about the Federal Aviation Administration’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Chad Sweet on Terrorist Threats

    Chad Swee talked about the latest terror alert worldwide and how the United States protects its citizens and interests from terrorist attacks at home and abroad. He also responded to…

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    West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion

    Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country.

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