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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 it…

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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 threats…

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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 addressed were…

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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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    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 September 11,…

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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 nomination be…

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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 Stevens. In the…

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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 Stevens. In the…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 2, Part 3

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

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 2, Part 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its second day of hearings on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens. In the first round of questioning,…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 1, Part 2

    In the first day of hearings on the appointment of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, members and the nominee presented opening statements. Senators…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 1, Part 1

    In the first day of hearings on the appointment of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, members and the nominee presented opening…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 2, Part 4

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

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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 Stevens. Witnesses…

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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 Stevens. Committee members began a second…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 3, Part 1

    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 Stevens. Senators…

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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 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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