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  • Presidential Remarks at Richard Blumenthal Fundraiser
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    Presidential Remarks at Richard Blumenthal Fundraiser

    President Obama spoke at a campaign fundraiser in Stamford, Connecticut for state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal who was running as the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. His…

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  • Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal  News Conference
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    Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal News Conference

    Connecticut Attorney General and U.S. Senate Candidate Blumenthal speaks to reporters about a New York Times report claiming he had distorted his record on service during the Vietnam War.…

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  • Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud
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    Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud

    Legal experts testified about potential legal means to prosecute Wall Street brokers for fraud when they act against the interests of clients. Following their testimony, Assistant Attorney…

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  • Housing Market Fraud
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    Housing Market Fraud

    State attorneys general spoke to reporters following a meeting with state and federal officials on combating fraud against consumers in the housing markets.

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  • Children on Social Networking Websites
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    Children on Social Networking Websites

    A discussion was held on protecting children from sexual predators on social networking sites. Among the topics addressed were law enforcement policies and practices, technology developments and…

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  • Nursing Home Safeguards
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    Nursing Home Safeguards

    Witnesses testified about the quality of nursing home care, safety and security of patients in nursing facilities, and enforcement of regulations governing the administration of nursing…

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  • Insider Trading and Hedge Funds
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    Insider Trading and Hedge Funds

    The Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on enforcement of criminal insider trading and hedge fund activity. The hearings focused on whistle-blowing protections and Gary…

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  • Judicial Nominations Hearing
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    Judicial Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Michael Wallace to the 5th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals and of Vanessa Bryant to the U.S. District Court of Connecticut. While acknowledging…

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  • Making the Internet Safe for Children Day 2
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    Making the Internet Safe for Children, Day 2

    The committee held a hearing about sexual child predators who operate on the Internet and whether or not major Internet service, content providers, and social networking Web sites are doing…

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  • No Child Left Behind Hearing on Testing
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    No Child Left Behind Hearing on Testing

    Witnesses testified in the second in a series of regional hearings on the No Child Left Behind Act. Several Connecticut officials talked about the debate in that state over testing and how…

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  • Connecticut Democratic Party Senate Campaign
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    Connecticut Democratic Party Senate Campaign

    Connecticut Democratic Party leaders spoke to reporters about the results of the primary election and stated their support for Ned Lamont, who had defeated incumbent Democratic Senator…

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  • Taxpayer Privacy Rules Public Comment
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    Taxpayer Privacy Rules Public Comment

    The Internal Revenue Service held a public hearing on proposed regulations to protect the privacy of taxpayers while facilitating electronic tax administration. Representatives of various…

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  • Education Funding Lawsuit
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    Education Funding Lawsuit

    Mr. Blumenthal via video feed discussed the filing of a federal lawsuit on Monday by the state of Connecticut that challenged the No Child Left Behind program. He argued that the plan is…

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  • Insurance Brokerage and Regulation Practices
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    Insurance Brokerage and Regulation Practices

    Witnesses testified before the committee about regulation of the insurance industry and potential conflicts of interest for insurance brokers. They spoke about insurance brokerage practices and their…

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  • Internet Gambling
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    Internet Gambling

    Witnesses testified about ways to regulate Internet gambling. Among the topics they addressed were restricting the flow of funds to gaming sites by regulating credit card companies or…

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  • Terrorism and Nuclear Power Security
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    Terrorism and Nuclear Power Security

    Witnesses testified about nuclear power plant safety and security and the potential for terrorist attacks on nuclear facilities. Among the issues they addressed were access to power plants,…

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  • Sex Offender Registration Laws
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    Sex Offender Registration Laws

    Following oral arguments before the Supreme Court, attorneys talked to reporters about sex offender registration laws, commonly referred to as "Megan’s Law(s)", and the legal challenges to…

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  • Offshore Tax Havens
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    Offshore Tax Havens

    Witnesses testified about financial tactics used by several companies to avoid paying U.S. taxes by moving assets to off-shore holdings. Among the topics they addressed were various abusive types of…

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  • Offshore Tax Avoidance
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    Offshore Tax Avoidance

    Some U.S. corporations have been accused of using tax loopholes that allow them to set up headquarters in foreign countries and avoid paying U.S. taxes. The House Ways and Means…

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  • Federal Clean Air Act
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    Federal Clean Air Act

    Northeastern states attorneys general spoke to reporters about Bush administration plans to curtail restrictions on power plant emissions charging that the proposals violated the federal…

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