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    Cybersecurity and Government Surveillance

    Senior cybersecurity officials testified on their efforts to protect the U.S. from cyber attacks. Much of the hearing focused on leaks revealing the extent of domestic phone…

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    Debt Reduction and the Federal Budget

    Obama administration cabinet officials testified on the impact of sequestration on their departments. Some of the services that would be cut included Agriculture Department…

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    Justice Department Oversight and Budget, Attorney General Holder

    Attorney Justice Eric Holder testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. He also discussed his department’s seizure of Associated Press phone…

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    Joint Strike Fighter Program

    Defense Department officials testified on the cost, schedule, and performance of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request

    Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He used computer displays during his testimony. The directors of five NIH…

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 1

    Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Defense Department fiscal year 2014 defense budget request. Among the issues discussed were sexual…

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    Treasury Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testified on his department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request.

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    FBI Oversight and Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

    FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of his agency and its fiscal year 2014 budget request. He said the FBI was looking at the failure to follow up on…

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    Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Questions focused on how specific programs, particularly…

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    Foreign Aid to Jordan and Lebanon

    Witnesses testified on U.S. foreign aid for Jordan and Lebanon. Among the issues they addressed were a recent influx of Syrian refugees, the impact of refugee populations on host…

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    Justice Department Oversight and Budget, Inspector General

    Michael E. Horowitz testified at a Justice Department oversight hearing. In his comments he who confirmed that suspected terrorists boarded a plane recently because the Transportation…

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    Financial Regulation Agencies Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Requests

    The chairs of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) testified on their agencies' fiscal year 2014 budget requests. The…

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    Department of the Interior Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

    Interior Department officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request and answered questions regarding activities under their jurisdiction.

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    Highway and Bridge Repairs

    Federal transportation officials testified on funding needs for highways and bridges, particularly for transportation infrastructure that had been found to be structurally deficient.

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 2

    Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Defense Department fiscal year 2014 defense budget request.*Among the issues discussed were sexual…

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