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    U.S. Credit Markets and Federal Rescue Plan

    Witnesses testified about recent turmoil in the financial markets, regulation of investment banking procedures, and on the need to enact legislation quickly on the Bush Administration $700…

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    U.S. Financial Markets and Sale of Bear Stearns

    Chairman Bernanke and others testified about the recent actions of federal financial regulators attempting to prevent damage to global financial systems. Questioning centered on…

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    Detainee Interrogation Techniques, Morning

    Witnesses testified about interrogation techniques and methods used to question suspected terrorists at U.S. detention facilities in Cuba and Afghanistan. Several former military judge…

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    Domestic Automobile Industry, Senator Stabenow Testimony

    Witnesses testified about the challenges facing the domestic automobile industry. They also addressed the current debate over the possible role of the federal government in assisting…

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    General Motors and Chrysler Restructuring Plans

    Witnesses testified about the closures of several General Motors and Chrysler dealerships. Among the issues they addressed were the impact of the closures on auto dealers and…

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    Update on Military Situation in Iraq

    General Patraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified on the situation in Iraq and progress made by the government of Iraq in meeting benchmarks for progress and achieving…

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    Use of Federal Funds by Financial Institutions

    Officials from various financial institutions testified about the use of funds and emergency aid provided trough the Treasury Department under a recently-passed rescue plan. Among the…

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    Monetary Policy Report

    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered the semiannual monetary policy report to the Congress and spoke about the state of the economy and financial markets. He addressed…

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    Subprime Mortgage Lending

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the banking industry and subprime mortgage lending practices. Among the topics addressed were the numbers of foreclosures in recent years, credit…

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    Army Chief of Staff Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Gen. George W. Casey Jr. to be reappointed to the grade of general and to be chief of staff of…

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    Armed Forces Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of General David Petraeus for reappointment to the grade of general and to be commander, U.S. Central…

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    Veterans' Disability Ratings

    The Senate Armed Services and Veterans' Affairs Committees held a joint hearing on the Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments' disability rating systems and the transition of service…

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    Status of War in Iraq

    General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified about military operations in Iraq, recommendations for future Iraq policy, and the ability of the Iraqi Parliament to meet the security…

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    National Security Assessment

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on current and future worldwide threats to the national security of the United States. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act…

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    Defense Department Cost Overruns

    A hearing was held on the acquisition of major weapons systems by the Department of Defense. The Government Accountability Office had reported that the 92 major defense acquisition…

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    Nursing Home Accountability

    A joint hearing of the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Senate Special Aging Committee was held on pending legislation…

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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Nomination

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Admiral Michael G. Mullen for reappointment to the grade of admiral and to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff…

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    State of the Banking Industry

    Witnesses testified about the state of U.S. credit and mortgage markets and efforts by the banking industry to address the current credit crisis. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Student Loan Industry

    Financial advisers and university officials testified about the state of U.S. credit markets, federal oversight of student loan practices, the cost and availability of student loans, as…

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    Iraq Commander Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Lieutenant General David H. Petraeus to be general and commander of the Multi-National Forces-Iraq. He testified…

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