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CLIP: Ebola Epidemic and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testified on government agency efforts to combat Ebola.
October 16, 2014 : 6 min. 17 sec.

CLIP: Congressional Ethics
Government Affairs Lobbyist Craig Holman discusses the role of the Office of Congressional Ethics in reviewing, investigating, and either referring or dismissing cases of ethical violations.
October 16, 2014 : 6 min. 52 sec.

CLIP: Secret Service Oversight
Representative and Reform Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA) delivered his opening statement at the hearing on Secret Service protocols in response to a September 19, 2014 security breach at the White House. In the incident Omar Gonzalez allegedly scaled a White House fence, ran across the North Lawn, and entered the executive mansion.
September 30, 2014 : 6 min. 32 sec.

CLIP: Attorney General Eric Holder Resignation Analysis
Carrie Johnson discussed Eric Holder’s decision to step down, its impact, and possible replacements for Attorney General.
September 26, 2014 : 4 min. 27 sec.

CLIP: Ebola Survivor Dr. Kent Brantly Testifies Before Senate Committee
American Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly tesitifed before a Senate Committee on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its possible risk to the U.S. He told the committee that he requested international aid well before he contracted the disease but was ignored until he and a colleague became ill.
September 16, 2014 : 10 min. 11 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Policy on Combating ISIS
Foreign Policy senior writer Shane Harris spoke by phone about the latest on U.S. strategy to combat ISIS' stronghold on parts of Syria and Iraq, and whether the Obama administration would seek congressional approval before taking further action.
August 31, 2014 : 5 min. 23 sec.

USA Freedom Act Markup
The House Judiciary Committee met to mark up the USA FREEDOM Act, intended to mitigate the data collection by the NSA, and increase transparency.
May 7, 2014 : 3 hr. 14 min.

Committee Hearing on the Implementation of Affordable Care Act
Government contractors testified on their role in building the Affordable Care Act’s online health insurance exchanges, and Healthcare.gov’s subsequent technical difficulties.
October 24, 2013 : 3 hr. 28 min.

Senate Committee Hearing on Use of Military Force in Syria
Sec. of Defense Chuck Hagel, Sec. of State John Kerry, and Joint Chiefs Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Obama administrations’s case for the use of force against Syria.
September 3, 2013 : 3 hr. 48 min.

Gun Control Legislation Markup
The Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill on gun trafficking and began debate on an assault weapons ban bill offered by California Senator Dianne Feinstein.
March 7, 2013 : 1 hr. 41 min.
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