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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Former Executives

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the financial collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, their takeover by the federal government and their role in the…

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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Hearing Reaction

    Telephone lines were open for an oversight hearing on operations of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Industry Analysts and Academics

    Witnesses testified about business practices and operations at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that eventually led to their takeover by the federal government. They focused on risk…

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    Treasury Department Use of Bailout Funds Reaction

    Phone lines were opened for viewer reactions to the Treasury Department’s plan to use bailout funds along with the role of the government in financial intervention. 

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    Treasury Department Use of Bailout Funds, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified about the Treasury Department’s use of a $700 billion fund, known as the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). They focused on the operation and management of the…

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    Treasury Department Use of Bailout Funds, Panel 1

    A hearing was held on the Treasury Department’s use of $700 billion in aid to financial institutions and the operation of the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). Mr. Kashkari…

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    Hedge Fund Regulation, Fund Managers Panel

    Hedge Fund Managers and financial experts testified about federal regulation of financial markets, operation of hedge funds, and the recent global financial crisis. The hearing focused…

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    Hedge Fund Regulation, Regulators Panel

    Financial market esperts testified about federal regulation of financial markets, operation of hedge funds, and the recent global financial crisis. The hearing focused on several…

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    Domestic HIV Cases

    A hearing was held on the report released the previous month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which announced that there were 56,300 new HIV infections in the United…

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    Yankee Stadium Funding Bonds

    A hearing was held about the City of New York’s assessment of the new Yankee Stadium that was used in the issuance of federally tax-exempt bonds for the stadium’s…

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    Federal Regulation of Financial Markets

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, Former Treasury Secretary John Snow, and SEC Chairman Chris Cox testified about the state of the economy, recent turmoil in the U.S. and…

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    Regulation of Financial Markets Hearing Reaction

    Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to testimony by Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and others on the U.S. and global financial crisis.

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    Credit Rating Agencies, Panel 2

    Financial and credit industry executives testified about credit industry operations, regulatory procedures, and financial mismanagement that influenced credit market turmoil and led to…

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    Health Effects of Cell Phone Use

    Witnesses testified about potential health risks associated with the use of cellular telephones. They spoke about the exponential use of cell phones, the science on the connection…

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    Credit Rating Agencies, Panel 1

    Financial and credit industry executives testified about credit industry operations, regulatory procedures, and financial mismanagement that influenced credit market turmoil and led to…

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    AIG Bailout Oversight Hearing, Panel 2

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held the second in a series of oversight hearings on the regulatory mistakes and financial excesses that led to the market breakdown on…

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    AIG Bailout Oversight Hearing, Panel 1

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held the second in a series of oversight hearings on the regulatory mistakes and financial excesses that led to the market breakdown on…

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    Reaction to Financial Market Oversight

    After the first of five hearings on financial market oversight testimony, telephone lines were open for comments.

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    Reaction to Financial Market Oversight

    After the first of five hearings on financial market oversight testimony, telephone lines were open for comments on the testimony of Richard Fuld Jr., board chairman and chief executive…

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    Financial Market Regulation and Practices, Panel 2

    Richard Fuld, Jr., board chairman and chief executive officer of Lehman Brothers Holdings and Lehman Brothers, testified about the bankruptcy of the company. Topics included his role…

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