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    Offshore Bank Accounts

    Witnesses from a Swiss bank and the U.S. Department of Justice testified on efforts to collect unpaid taxes from offshore bank accounts.

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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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    Senator Johnson on Office of Personnel Management Health Care Lawsuit

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) held a press briefing at the U.S. Capitol on his lawsuit against the health care law.

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified on national security and foreign policy priorities for the State Department in the proposed fiscal year 2015 international affairs budget. The…

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    Syria, Ukraine, and the Middle East

    Officials from the State and Defense Departments and foreign policy scholars testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the growing threat of terrorism in Syria and…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Douglas Elmendorf testified on the Congressional Budget Office report The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014 to 2024. Many questions dealth with the impact of the Affordable Care Act on…

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    Caterpillar's Offshore Tax Strategies

    Law professors, tax experts, and executives from Caterpillar testified on the offshore tax strategies of the Peoria, Illinois, manufacturing company. In his opening remarks…

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    Postal Service Reform Bill Markup

    Members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee marked up legislation to reform the U.S. Postal Service and get it out of debt. Following a lengthy debate…

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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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    U.S. Ambassador to China Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Senator Max Baucus D-MT) to become ambassador to China. Topics included trade equality and China-Japan…

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    Extreme Weather Preparedness

    Witnesses testified on the impact at the federal and state level of extreme weather conditions that many parts of the country were experiencing. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    OMB Director Burwell on Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

    White House Budget Director Sylvia Burwell testified at a Senate Budget Committee hearing on President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal. Topics included defense budget…

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    Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel

    Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a…

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    Senate Delegation in Ukraine

    A bi-partisan delegation of eight senators, led by Senator John McCain (R-AZ), held a news conference from Kiev, Ukraine where earlier they met with leaders of the country’s interim…

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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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    Homeland Security Inspector General Confirmation Hearing

    John Roth testified on his nomination to become inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security. Topics included departmental loyalties to the former acting inspector general…

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    Ukraine Aid Bill Markup

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014. The package included a 1 billion…

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    Government Conference and Travel Spending

    Federal officials testified on the effectiveness of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policies implemented to reduce conference and travel spending by federal agencies. Members of…

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    Trans-Atlantic Security Issues

    Witnesses testified on trans-Atlantic security challenges, Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, and NATO expansion. In the first panel Victoria Nuland gave an update on the crisis…

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    U.S. Agency for International Development Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) priorities for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. A big part of the hearing was about the…

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