Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill after witnesses failed to show up for closed door testimony during the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump in Washington, DC on November 4, 2019.

House panel hears the case for reparations

Jun 19, 2019
A House subcommittee is marking Juneteenth with a hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act.
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Perhaps Congress took "The Wizard of Oz" a bit too seriously

Dec 11, 2018
At the House Judiciary Committee hearing with Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai, Rep. Zoe Lofgren from California had to ask for clarification that Google’s Search algorithm is not a “little man sitting behind the curtain figuring out what [Google is] going to show.” She wasn’t the only one that was confused by how Google works. On […]

The power behind the scenes at Congressional hearings

Dec 21, 2017
Congress holds hundreds of hearings a year. Most are webcast. So why go?
Chairman of the Federal Reserve nominee Jerome Powell testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Nov. 28, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. 
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