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    Women's Health and Contraception

    Georgetown Law Center student Sandra Fluke testified about women’s health and contraception. She had been blocked from testifying at a House Oversight and Government Reform…

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    Causes of 2008 Financial Collapse, Financial Institution Representatives

    The heads of the surviving, large Wall Street investment banks testified before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission - a group chartered by Congress to look into the causes of the 2008…

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    2008 Financial Crisis and the Federal Reserve, Day 1, Part 1

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan was the lead witness at the first of three days of hearings by the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC). Mr. Greenspan…

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    Defense Department Budget and Contracting

    Defense Undersecretary for Acquisitions Ashton Carter testified on the Defense Department’s efforts to cut costs on federal contracts, increase competition, and improve Pentagon…

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    Credit Rating Agency Business Operations, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified on the role of credit rating and the 2008 financial crisis. Warren Buffett and Raymond McDaniel testified about Moody’s business practices, the relationship…

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    Investigation of Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Mark Hafle Testimony

    Mark Hafle testified before investigators on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. The Coast Guard and the Mineral Management Service are conducting the joint…

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    Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Investigation, Jimmy Harrell Testimony

    Witnesses testified about the April 20, 2010 explosion and eventual sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. They focused on the vessel’s condition, crew…

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    Human Rights Abuses in China

    Witnesses testified at an emergency hearing on recent developments concerning Chinese blind dissident Chen Guangcheng, who escaped from his 19 month house arrest to the U.S. Embassy in…

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    Wartime Contractor Business Systems, Panel 1

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held hearings on review procedures of reconstruction and security contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The panel consisted…

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    Wartime Contractor Business Systems, Panel 2

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held hearings to explore whether billions of dollars in taxpayer money are at risk from inadequate contractor business…

    4,879 views
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    Coptic Christians in Egypt

    The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission, held a hearing on the plight of Coptic Christians in Egypt and the political future of the…

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    2008 Financial Crisis and Systemic Risk, Lehman Brothers

    Witnesses testified about actions taken by the banking industry and the federal government in the 2008 financial crisis. Among the topics they addressed were monitoring systemic risk,…

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    Gas Prices and Speculation

    The House Democratic Steering Committee heard testimony on the impact of Wall Street speculators on gas prices. Among the topics they addressed were production capacity in the U.S.,…

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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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    Deepwater Horizon Joint Investigation, Brett Cocales Testimony, Part 3

    Brett Cocales testified at the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Energy Management joint investigation of the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of…

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    Afghan Construction Projects, Arnold Fields Testimony

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting held a hearing to examine the spending of U.S. tax dollars in Afghanistan, as well as the quality of contract supervision. Arnold Fields, the U.S.…

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    Investigation of Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Christopher Pleasant Testimony

    Christopher Pleasant, survivor of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, testified before investigators to recount his memory of the event. The Coast Guard and the Mineral Management…

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    Deepwater Horizon Joint Investigation, Jesse Gagliano Testimony, Part 2

    Jesse Gagliano testified at the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Energy Management joint investigation of the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of…

    2,781 views
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    New Black Panther Party Voter Intimidation Allegations, Part 1

    Christopher Coates, the former head of the Justice Department’s Civil Right’s Voting Division, testified about charges that the New Black Panther Party intimidated Philadelphia…

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    Wartime Contracts and Private Security Firms, Government Officials

    Witnesses from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and State and Defense Departments testified about the more than 40,000 private security contractors supporting U.S.…

    2,567 views
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