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    Broadband in Libraries

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) held a public hearing to examine the need for high-speed broadband in the nation’s libraries. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt told…

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    Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control hearing on prescription drug abuse and its role in the increased use of Heroin in the U.S. They also spoke about…

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    Military Response to Sexual Assaults, Day 2, Part 3

    The Defense Department’s independent review panel investigating the military’s handling of sexual assault heard testimony on recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the…

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    Military Response to Sexual Assaults, Day 2, Part 2

    The Defense Department’s independent review panel investigating the military’s handling of sexual assault heard testimony on recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the…

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    Military Response to Sexual Assaults, Day 2, Part 1

    Members of the Defense Department’s Response Systems to Adult Sexual Assault Crimes Panel continued reviewing the findings of their Victim Services Subcommittee study of the systems…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Hearing, International Law Issues

    The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a hearing on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that gives the government authority to conduct surveillance…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Hearing, Academics and Advocates Panel

    The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a hearing on the section 702 portion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that gives the government the authority to…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Hearing, Government Officials Panel

    The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a hearing on the section 702 portion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that gives the government the authority to…

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    Attorney General Holder on Drug Sentencing

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his endorsment for a proposal to reduce prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. He said…

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    Military Sexual Assault Crimes Response, Part 1

    Retired senior commanders from the various branches of the U.S. military testified before a federal advisory committee conducting an independent review of the systems for handling cases of…

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    Military Sexual Assault Crimes Response, Part 2

    Retired senior commanders from the various branches of the U.S. military testified before a federal advisory committee conducting an independent review of the systems for handling cases of…

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    Military Sexual Assault Crimes Response, Part 4

    Members of a federal advisory committee conducting an independent review of the systems for handling cases of adult sexual assault in the military made their final deliberations following…

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    Military Sexual Assault Crimes Response, Part 3

    Two women who were sexually assaulted in the military told their experiences to a federal advisory committee conducting an independent review of the military systems for handling cases of…

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    Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan

    Drug enforcement officials testified on the illegal drug trade in Afghanistan and the future of counternarcotics efforts as U.S. military forces continued to withdraw from the…

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    Long-Term Unemployment Benefits

    The Democratic Steering Committee held a hearing on renewing the federal extension of unemployment insurance benefits. The extension, which was set to expire on December 28, 2013, was…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Morning Hearing

    The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a public hearing in the Mayflower Hotel on possible changes to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) data collection…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Second Afternoon Hearing

    The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board held a public hearing on possible changes to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) data collection programs. In the second…

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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, First Afternoon Hearing

    The first afternoon session of Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board public hearing on possible changes to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) data collection programs…

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    Dangerous Synthetic Drugs

    Drug policy and enforcement officials testified on the dangers of using synthetic drugs, such as Molly, K2, Spice, and “bath salts.” Topics included how these drug traffickers…

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    Status of Black Males

    The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys held its first hearing, titled “The Status of Black Males: Ensuring Our Boys Mature Into Strong Men.” Much of the hearing focused…

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