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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 23

    Oliver North was sworn in by Senator Inouye. 

    Oliver North testified that he had authority and approval from his
    superiors for all his activities. North maintained that he…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing on Discretionary Spending

    Douglas Elmendorf testified on discretionary federal spending at a hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. Among the topics he addressed were defense spending, tax…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Ben Bernanke testified on the economic outlook. In his testimony he said the U.S. economy should grow at a moderate pace this year, but said he does not expect the unemployment…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Meeting

    Douglas Elmendorf testified before the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. In his remarks he talked about the state of the economy and deficit spending, saying that larger…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing

    Former officials tasked with finding a solution to the nation’s debt and deficit problems testified about their previous attempts to offer solutions and the work of the Joint Select…

    7,704 views
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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 18 Part 2

    Oliver North’s secretary at the National Security Council testifies concerning documents she changed, destroyed, or removed at North’s request.

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    U.S. and Global Economic Growth

    The Joint Economic Committee held a hearing on economic growth in the U.S. and other countries through federal spending and debt reduction. Witnesses also talked about a report by…

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    Terrorist Threats to U.S. Military Communities, Defense Department Testimony

    Defense Department officials testified on homegrown terrorism, specifically threats to U.S. bases and the military community.

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    U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

    Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook. Among his comments he said the economic recovery was close to faltering. He said the Federal Reserve was prepared to take…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Meeting

    The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction held its first meeting. The bipartisan supercommittee aims to recommend $1.2 trillion in budget deficit reduction over a ten-year…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 25

    North reads his opening statement, which he had not been able to read on his first day of testimony because the statement had not been made available to the committee 48 hours in…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 28 Part 1

    North is questioned further by committee members, including Rep.
    Boland on the Boland amendment. The committee chairs then direct
    summary statements to North. Rep. Hamilton…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Ben Bernanke testified about the state of the U.S. economy. In addressing the rise in unemployment and slow job growth during May 2012, he said the causes were unclear and did not…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing on Tax Code Reform

    Thomas Barthold testified on individual and corporate tax rates before the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction hearing on tax code reform.
    The bipartisan Select Deficit Reduction…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 24

    North answers questions concerning money handling and decision making in the “enterprise,” the network of private companies used to sell arms to Iran and supply the…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 1

    The proceedings begin with opening statements from Senate and House committee members, including chairmen Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-IN). After two hours,…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 7

    McFarlane is questioned about President Reagan’s knowledge of Oliver North’s activities. McFarlane testifies that North seemed to be in regular contact with CIA director…

    1,789 views
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    Minimum Wage

    Committee members heard testimony from businessmen, workers, economists and Secretary Reich concerning the impact of raising the minimum wage to $5.15 per hour.

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    December 2013 Employment Report

    Department of Labor Commissioner Erica L. Groshen testified at a Joint Economic Committee hearing on the December 2013 employment report.

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Ben Bernanke testified about the state of the U.S. economy. He stressed that the Federal Reserve would not begin to tighten its stimulus policies until data supported real and…

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