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    Amoco-British Petroleum Merger

    Petroleum industry experts testified about anti-trust concerns in light of a proposed merger between AMOCO and British Petroleum. Of particular concern to the committee was the impact…

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    Telecommunications Industry Consolidations

    Panelists discussed the effects of consolidation on competition within the telecommunications industry. Of specific concern was a proposed merger between Bell Atlantic and…

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    Impeachment or Indictment

    Panelists discussed the process of presidential impeachment. Among the focal issues were the definition of “high crimes and misdemeanors,” indicting a sitting president or…

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    U.S. Counterterrorism Policy

    The Committee heard testimony about current strategies to combat terrorism, and whether the administration is effectively using the available resources to deal with terrorists.

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    Justice Department Oversight, Part 1

    Rep. Hatch and other committee members questioned Attorney General Reno about her role in the investigation of President Clinton. They discussed their differences in opinion about…

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    Information and Entertainment Consolidation

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from the executives of broadcast and communication corporations regarding the recent trend of mergers between information and entertainment…

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    Hate Crimes Legislation

    Committee members heard testimony from law enforcement officials and victims of hate crimes.

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    Constitutional Amendment on Flag Desecration

    Committee members heard testimony from Mr. Lasorda and others who testified regarding a proposed constitutional amendment that would outlaw the desecration of the American flag.

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    Drug Abuse Among Children

    Committee members heard testimony about drug abuse among children from General McCaffrey, physicians, and recovering adolescent drug addicts.

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    Mergers and Corporate Consolidation

    Committee members heard testimony from Mr. Greenspan, members of the Federal Reserve Board and representatives from the Department of Justice. They discussed the impact of the…

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    INS Restructuring

    Senators heard testimony about reforming the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

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    Crossing State Lines for Minors' Abortions

    Committee members heard testimony regarding a bill that would prohibit minors from crossing state lines to have abortions. Law enforcement officials and anti-abortion advocates talked…

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    Telephone Industry Mergers Consumer Impact

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from representatives from communications companies and consumer groups. They discussed the effect on consumers when telephone and other…

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    Consequences of Raising Tobacco Prices

    Committee members heard testimony from Wall Street tobacco analysts and a representative from Tobacco Free Kids. They discussed the consequences and benefits of raising prices on…

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    International Aviation Alliances

    Subcommittee members heard testimony about the impact of international alliances on the U.S. aviation industry, particularly the proposed American-British Airways merger. Klein…

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    Federal Judge Confirmation Hearing

    Judge Massiah-Jackson appeared before the Judiciary Committee for a second time to testify about her qualifications to be the federal judge for the U.S. District of Eastern…

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    Telecommunications Act and Long Distance 2

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from telephone industry representatives the implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. They testified specifically about the problems with…

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    Telecommunications Act and Long Distance 1

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from regulatory officials concerning the implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. They testified specifically about the problems with the…

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    Computer Industry Competition

    Committee members heard testimony from several computer industry leaders on the changing nature of competition in the industry. Witnesses testified about how Microsoft’s position…

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