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    Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement

    Deputy Assistant Attorney General Greg Andres and international criminal law attorneys testified on the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The law, passed in 1977, made…

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    Reporting and Investigation of Rape Cases

    Witnesses testified about government information gathering of rape data on reported rapes and victimization surveys. They focused on problems in data gathering as well as the need to…

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    Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorist Attacks

    Witnesses testified on preparedness and response capabilities in the event of a terrorist attack using weapons of mass destruction. Among the topics they addressed were the various…

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    Protection of the Public Interest

    Witnesses testified on government agencies accused of working in the interest of the industries they regulate, a phenomenon known as “agency capture.” Among the issues they…

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    Passport Fraud Prevention

    Officials testified about a government investigation of passport fraud conducted by the Government Accountability Office. The report found that despite security overhauls since the…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Oversight

    Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing on law enforcement operations and practices at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Among the topics he spoke about were reports of…

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    Vote on Elena Kagan Confirmation

    Committee members spoke about the nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court and their opposition or support for her confirmation. Following their statements…

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    Senate Judiciary Committee Executive Business Meeting

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on pending legislation and the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Republican members requested that the…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 4

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul…

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    Senators on Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearing

    Senators spoke to reporters following the third day of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Elena Kagan. Joined in progress.

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 3, Part 4

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its third day of hearings on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing Viewer Reaction, Day 3

    Telephone lines were open for comments on Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s comments on judicial philosophy during the third day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 3, Part 3

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its third day of hearings on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul…

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    Senator Leahy on Kagan Confirmation Hearing

    Senate Judiciary Chair Patrick Leahy spoke to reporters about the third day of the Supreme Court nomination hearing for Solicitor General Elena Kagan. In his remarks, he stated,…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing Viewer Reaction, Day 3

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the third day of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Solicitor General Elena Kagan.

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 3, Part 2

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its third day of hearings on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing Viewer Reaction, Day 3

    Telephone lines were open for comments on Solicitor General Kagan’s responses to questions in the third day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing on campaign finance and…

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    Republican Senators on Kagan Confirmation Hearing

    Republican Senators Kyl, Cornyn, and Coburn spoke to reporters on the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Joined in progress.

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing Viewer Reaction, Day 3

    Telephone lines were open for comments on Solicitor General Kagan’s responses to questions in the third day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing on campaign finance and…

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