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    Afghanistan Weapons Program

    Defense Department officials testified at a hearing on weapons contracts in Afghanistan. John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), outlined several issues…

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    Armed Services: Oversight and Investigations

    Evaluating DOD Investments: Case Studies in Infrastructure Projects and Weapons Sustainment

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    Afghan Security Forces

    Several Defense Department officials provided status reports and offered assessments of the Afghanistan National Security Forces in a hearing of the the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight…

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    Defense Department Auditability Challenges

    Witnesses testified on the military’s lack of an effective mechanism in place to audit its books.

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    Afghan Security Forces

    Military experts testified before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the progress of Afghan security forces as NATO forces are scheduled to withdraw…

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    Progress of Afghan National Security Forces

    Witnesses testified about the readiness, training, and capabilities of the Afghan national security forces. They talked about progress made in training the forces and preparations for a…

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    Arlington National Cemetery Management, Panel 2

    The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the management of Arlington National Cemetery. Witnesses said news reports had shattered public trust in Arlington National Cemetery, and that…

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    Arlington National Cemetery Management, Panel 1

    Colonel William Koch testified about interment practices and record keeping problems at Arlington National Cemetery. He spoke about his wife who was buried at the wrong location. A recent…

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    Military Strategic Education

    Commanders from military war colleges testified about the educational programs offered to officers and methods used to educate military strategists. Among the topics they addressed were the…

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    Salmonella Outbreak

    Witnesses testified about a salmonella outbreat kinked to peanut products purchased from the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). In this second hearing on the outbreak and subsequent…

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    Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

    Witnesses testified at a food safety hearing on the recent salmonella outbreak associated with peanut butter and other peanut products manufactured by the Peanut Corporation of America. Stewart…

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    Veterans Administration Spending Practices

    The Veterans Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing on the issue of overspending at Department of Veterans' Affairs. Witnesses testifed about lapses in competitive bidding, poor…

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    Recent Salmonella Outbreak

    Recent Salmonella Outbreak PT 2

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    Credit Scoring System and Credit Scores - Panel 1

    Credit Scoring System and Credit Scores - Panel 2

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    Oil Price Speculation

    A hearing was held to examine whether market speculation is inflating the price of crude oil above underlying supply and demand, and whether Congress needs to improve regulatory oversight…

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    Oil Price Speculation, Opening Statements

    A hearing was held to examine whether market speculation is inflating the price of crude oil above underlying supply and demand, and whether Congress needs to improve regulatory oversight…

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    Safety of Food Supply

    After a meeting to consider issuing subpoenas, the committee heard testimony about the safety of the nation’s food supply. Topics included the current outbreak of salmonella in tomatoes, the Food…

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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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    Prescription Drug Advertising

    A hearing was held on the misleading and deceptive nature of direct-to-consumer advertisements for prescription pharmaceuticals. Officials from the companies testified about Pfizer’s ads for Lipitor featuring Dr.…

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    Foreign Drug Inspection Program

    A hearing was held on the circumstances surrounding the contamination of heparin imported from China. According to the FDA, 81 people have died after allergic reactions to the anticoagulant drug…

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