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    Exploitation of Children over the Internet, Day 3

    Government officials, a reporter, and a child victim testified about use of the Internet by sexual predators. The also talked about the scope of the problem, the need for proper…

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    Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq

    Witnesses testified about reported findings of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, including a recent report of 500 munitions containing serin and mustard gas. Defense Department…

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    Hewlett-Packard Investigation

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on pretexting and methods used by company officials at Hewlett-Packard to uncover leaks about…

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    Exploitation of Children over the Internet, Day 1

    Witnesses testified about the dangers of child predators on the Internet and ways to protect children by better educating parents and the children themselves. It was noted that the…

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    Internet Data Brokers and Pretexting

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing titled “Internet Data Brokers and Pretexting: Who Has Access to Your Private Records?”…

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    Climate Change Assessment Methodologies

    The Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing titled “Questions Surrounding the ‘Hockey Stick’ Temperature Studies:…

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    Oil Pipeline Spills at Prudhoe Bay

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on the failure of the British Petroleum oil pipeline from Prudhoe Bay. Witnesses testified…

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    Obtaining and Selling Personal Information, Day 2

    A hearing was held on “Internet Data Brokers and Pretexting: Who Has Access to Your Private Records?” Witnesses testified about the use of personal data brokers by law…

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    Making the Internet Safe for Children, Day 2

    The committee held a hearing about sexual child predators who operate on the Internet and whether or not major Internet service, content providers, and social networking Web sites are doing…

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    Obtaining and Selling Personal Information, Day 1

    Witnesses testified about “data brokers” operating on the Internet, obtaining and selling personal information by deception and without consent. This information includes…

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    Exploitation of Children over the Internet, Day 2

    Government officials and child advocates testified about use of the Internet by sexual predators. Among the topics they addressed were the prevalence of the problem, law enforcement…

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    Armored Vehicles Status

    The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on retrofitting armored vehicles to protect against Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s). Witnesses, consisting of military program…

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    Pharmaceutical Internet Sales

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing titled “Safety of Imported Pharmaceuticals: Strengthening Efforts to Combat the Sale of…

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    Making the Internet Safe for Children, Day 1

    The committee heard further testimony about sexual child predators who operate on the Internet. In the first day of a two-day hearing on making the Internet safe for children,…

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    Catastrophic Terrorism Risk Insurance

    The House Financial Services Subcommittees on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises and Oversight and Investigations hold a joint hearing titled “Protecting…

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    Detainee Operations

    The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on detainee operations at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Representative Hunter, in his opening statement, spoke about the bipartisan trip to…

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    Fraud and Waste in Hurricane Katrina Relief Claims

    Witnesses testified about various cases of waste, fraud, and abuse of federal funds in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. They also focused on a General Accountability Office report…

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    Possible Merger of China Oil with Unocal

    The committee held a hearing on the potential national security implications of the possible merger of the China National Offshore Oil Corporation with Unocal Corporation. Among the…

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    Mexican Border Incursions

    Witnesses testified about increased violence along the Mexican border and about a specific incursion on January 23, 2006. Administration officials said that the government of Mexico assured…

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    Religious Climate at U.S. Air Force Academy

    The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing on the religious climate at the U.S. Air Force Academy following the release of two reports addressing the issue…

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