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    Benghazi Consulate Attack Report, Part 1

    State Department Deputy Secretaries William Burns and Thomas Nides testified on the findings of a report on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi,…

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    JPMorgan Chase Trading Loss, Jamie Dimon Testimony

    Jamie Dimon testified on JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss on May 10, 2012 He apologized for the trading losses, but he stressed that no taxpayer money was lost and that the…

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on her department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request.

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    U.S. Policy Toward Syria

    Frederic Hof testified on violence in Syria over the previous 9 months. He said the Assad regime was a “dead man walking” and its days were numbered. He also explained…

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    Fiscal Health of Federal Housing Authority (FHA)

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, a Government Accountability representative, and housing experts testified at a hearing on the fiscal health of the Federal Housing…

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    Future of U.S. Policy on Iran and Syria, Part 2

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on potential threats from Iran and Syria, focusing on sanctions already imposed and the future of U.S. policy toward both…

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    Future of U.S. Policy on Iran and Syria, Part 1

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on potential threats from Iran and Syria, focusing on sanctions already imposed and the future of U.S. policy toward both…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke presented to the committee the Federal Reserve Board’s semiannual report on monetary policy. In his remarks he said that if the U.S. defaulted…

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    House Session, Part 1

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    U.S. Strategy and Transition in Iraq

    Government officials from the State and Defense Departments and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) testified on U.S. strategy in Iraq and the upcoming troop withdrawal…

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    U.S. Security Interests in Libya

    James Steinberg testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about U.S. security interests in Libya.

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Oversight

    Elizabeth Warren appeared at a House oversight hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s priorities in regulating consumer credit. In her testimony she said she…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities

    Secretary of State Clinton testified on U.S. foreign policy priorities before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. She urged no spending cuts to diplomacy and foreign aid. She…

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    Future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Treasury Secretary Geithner testified about the future of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration. Among the topics he addressed were short-term steps to make…

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    Unrest in Egypt and Lebanon

    Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg testified about anti-government protests and unrest in Egypt and Lebanon, and the implications for U.S. policy in the region.

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    House Session

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    U.S.-China Relations

    Witnesses testified about relations between the U.S. and China, as well as the potential impact of China’s economic, security and human rights policies on the U.S. They also talked…

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    House Session

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    House Session

    The House voted to repeal the “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” policy by a 250-175 vote.

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    Sanctions Against Iran

    Treasury and State Department officials testified about the effectiveness of U.S. and United Nations sanctions on Iran. Among the topics they addressed were China’s possible…

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