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    Freight Transportation System

    Witnesses from FedEx, Norfolk Southern, the South Carolina Ports Authority, Werner Enterprises, and the AFL-CIOtestified on the future of freight transportation.

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    Fred Smith Remarks

    Frederick Smith spoke with Bret Baier about the FedEx Corporation, job creation efforts in the aviation industry, and the cargo airline forecast for 2013. The FedEx president and chief…

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    Energy Security

    Business, political, and retired military leaders talked about the report they were releasing, “National Strategy for Energy Security: Harnessing American Resources and…

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    U.S. Oil Security

    A group of conservative former members of the military called on the U.S. to reduce its dependence on foreign oil, calling it one of the top national security issues. Former Vice Chair…

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    Businesses, States, and Economic Growth

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and CEOs Steve Wynn and Fred Smith talked about the role of government and businesses in promoting economic growth, and the impact of the new health care…

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    Energy Security, Part 2

    Mr. Smith and Mr. Wald testified about U.S. energy policy and reducing dependence on foreign oil. They focused on the use of petroleum products for transportation needs and…

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    Energy Policy Alternatives

    Fred Smith, co-chairman of the Energy Security Leadership Council, talked about the relationship between volatile energy prices and the U.S. economic downturn. He also discussed a new…

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    Impact of High Gas Prices on Small Businesses

    Witnesses testified about energy policy, the impact of high gasoline prices on small businesses, fuel markets and capacity, added costs due to transportation of goods, and potential costs…

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    Oil Independence Funding

    The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development held a hearing on the policies and funding necessary for reducing U.S. oil dependence. Witnesses also talked…

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    National World War II Memorial Dedication

    The National World War II Memorial was dedicated. Politicians, officials, and others made speeches praising the effort and sacrifice of the World War II generation. Portions of…

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    Airline Industry Stimulus Bill, Part 1

    Airline executives testified about the effect of the terrorist attacks on their industry and requested financial aid from the federal government.

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    Federal Express and U.S. Postal Service Agreement

    Federal Express and U.S. Postal Service officials briefed reporters on their agreement to allow U.S. Mail on Federal Express planes and provide Federal Express packaging at U.S. post…

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    National World War II Memorial Ground Breaking

    President Clinton and others participated in a ground-breaking ceremony for a monument to World War II veterans. They talked about the valor and sacrifices of World War II veterans and…

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    National WWII Memorial Reception

    President Clinton spoke about the significance of, and the funding for, a proposed World War II Memorial in Washington, DC. Former Senator Dole and the project’s co-chair…

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    Trade Relations with China

    Witnesses testified about trade relations with China and China’s bid for membership in the World Trade Organization. Lawmakers testified about renewing Normal Trade Relations…

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    Trade Relations with China

    Members of the Clinton administration and other foreign policy experts testified before committee members regarding the United States' trade relations with China.

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    Transportation Challenges

    Secretary Slater and others participated in a forum which examined issues affecting the future of transportation in the United States. A video was shown highlighting the…

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    Federal Express in the Pacific

    During his keynote speech in the symposium, "Driving Each Other Crazy: What Is the Real Problem Between the U.S. and Japan?", Mr. Smith described the dispute between U.S. and Japan…

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    Clinton Economic Conference

    Economists and business leaders continued to discuss economic issues in the economic conference sponsored by the Clinton presidential transition in the Robinson Convention…

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