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Dems to Hold 11 Separate Hearings on Iraq War

Published: Wed 10 Jan 2007 05:07 PM
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Dems Prepare Slew of Oversight Hearings
By Jim Kuhnenn
The Associated Press
Saturday 06 January 2007
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Washington - In this new era of divided government, the congressional hearing room is where the executive and legislative branches will clash.
Over the next few weeks, Senate Democrats plan to hold at least 11 hearings just on Iraq. In the House, one of the Democrats' most dogged investigators is waiting to spring his committee on a different mission - suspected government fraud.
From the war to environmental policy and secret surveillance, the Democrats who now control both the House and Senate are armed with subpoena power and ready to summon panels of witnesses.
These newly empowered Democrats plan to put the Bush administration under scrutiny like never before.
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