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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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    Performance-Enhancing Drug Use in Baseball

    In a contentious hearing on the use of performance-enhancing drugs by Major League baseball players, Brian McNamee testified that he had injected Roger Clemens and others with human growth…

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    Financial Market Regulation and Practices, Panel 1

    Experts in economics, regulation, and corporate governance testified on the causes and effects of the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. Topics included excessive CEO compensation, bad…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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…

    1,982 views
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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…

    1,909 views
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    CIA Leak Investigation

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on whether White House officials followed appropriate procedures for safeguarding the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame…

    1,873 views
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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…

    1,518 views
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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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    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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    Executive Compensation

    The committee held a second oversight hearing on executive compensation practices. Experts and government officials in the first panel testified about the current mortgage crisis…

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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…

    730 views
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    Private Security Firms in Iraq

    Mr. Prince and a panel of government officials testified about the mission and performance of Blackwater USA and its affiliated companies in Iraq and Afghanistan and whether the…

    688 views
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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…

    657 views
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    Army Ranger Tillman Death Investigation

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing to examine whether senior Defense Department officials knew about U.S. Army Corporal Patrick Tillman’s death by…

    634 views
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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…

    526 views
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    Accuracy of Battlefield Information

    Witnesses testified about U.S. Army reports and media accounts of two incidents involving personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early years of military combat in the…

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