2,881Mar 17, 2005
Steroid Use in Baseball: Players
Current and former Major League Baseball players testified about the use of steroids in professional baseball and other sports. Among the issues they addressed were several recent allegations ...
1,084Mar 17, 2005
Steroid Use in Baseball: Parents and Experts
Medical experts and parents of athletes who died as a result of steroid use testified about the physical effects of steroid use, the prevalence of steroid use among young adult athletes, ...
372Jan 19, 2005
Book Discussion on When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963
Bob Huffaker, Bill Mercer, George Phenix, and Wes Wise talked about their book When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963, published by Rowman and Littlefield. The book is about the ...
165Jul 26, 2006
Prescription Drug Abuse
Witnesses testified about prescription drug abuse, access to prescription drugs through physicians, the Internet, and patients, as well as the extent of the problem in the U.S. They also talked ...
151Nov 1, 2005
Subcommittee members held a hearing title “Sick Crime: Counterfeit Drugs in the United States.” FDA officials, drug industry representatives, and family members of counterfeit drug ...
135Mar 17, 2005
Steroid Use in Baseball: Owners
Major League Baseball executives testified about charges of steroid use among professional athletes and recent contract negotiations over testing rules in the sport. Among the issues they ...
122Jul 26, 2005
Methamphetamine Trafficking and Local Law Enforcement
The subcommittee heard testimony on fighting methamphetamine trafficking and assessing the impact on local law enforcement and child welfare agencies. Representatives of federal and local ...
114May 23, 2006
Drug Enforcement Programs
Witnesses testified about whether federal, state and local cooperation in controlling drug trafficking was being jeopardized by proposed budget cuts. Topics included the Edward Byrne Memorial ...
103Mar 17, 2005
Steroid Use in Baseball: Opening
The House Government Reform and Oversight Committee held hearings on allegations of steroid use among Major League Baseball players, current and proposed regulation of steroid use by baseball ...
102May 17, 2006
RU-486 Health and Safety Standards
Witnesses testified about the safety record of the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 and standards for women’s health applied in the drug approval process.
The Food and Drug ...
66Jun 16, 2006
Synthetic Drug Control Strategy
The committee held a hearing to evaluate the administration’s first Synthetic Drug Control Strategy, which was released on June 1, 2006, by the White House Office of National Drug Control ...
59Sep 13, 2005
Visas and Combating Terrorism
An oversight hearing was held to identify steps the Departments of State and Homeland Security have made since 9/11 to address gaps and vulnerabilities in the visa process. The first panel of ...
49May 2, 2006
United Nations Sanctions
Ambassador Bolton testified about United Nations reform efforts and other issues involving the U.N. He talked about international sanctions as a viable diplomatic tool, the impact of the ...
27Feb 10, 2005
Flu Vaccine Supply
Public health officials testified about the availability of flu vaccine for the 2004-2005 flu season. Among the topics they addressed were initial shortages of vaccine, recent vaccine ...
23Feb 10, 2005
Drug Control Programs
Witnesses testified about funding requests for federal drug control programs. Among the issues they addressed were law enforcement efforts to reduce drug use and trafficking, drug ...
22May 2, 2006
United Nations Sanctions
Witnesses continued testimony about United Nations sanctions after the oil-for-food program, including the significance of sanctions and whether and how they will work. Topics included the ...
3Mar 3, 2005
White House Daily Briefing
Mr. McClellan briefed and answered questions from reporters on a number of issues including the president’s schedule, tax policy, proposed Social Security reform, and relations with ...