Committee Hearing

What You Missed: House Hearing on Metro Safety and Reliability
 

The House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee held a hearing Tuesday to address the D.C. Metro’s recent safety and reliably issues.

“The federal government has invested billions in Metro, yet the system is not safe and is not reliable,” Rep. Sam Graves said. “Congress cannot legislate communication or buy WMATA a safety culture.”

What You Missed: House Fetal Tissue Hearing
 

House Hearing on Pricing of Fetal Tissue
 

Watch Live: House Hearing on Fetal Tissue Bioethics
 

Bioethics and medical experts are among the witnesses expected to testify.

Watch Live: House Hearing on Border Security
 

The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security holds a hearing on the effectiveness of measures to secure the Southwest border.

Two officials from the Department of Homeland Security are among the witnesses expected to testify.

McCaskill ‘Ready to Do a McCain’
 

“Every once in a while I am ready to do a 'McCain' on these guys,” Sen. Claire McCaskill said Wednesday, summing up her level of frustration with the operators of Backpage.com, a classified ad website that’s become infamous as a marketplace for human trafficking.

What You Missed: Senate Hearing on Crime-Related Mental Health Issues
 

Reid Slams GOP, Calls for Budget Hearings
 

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on Crime-Related Mental Health Issues
 

Officials from South Carolina, Texas, Minnesota and North Carolina are among the witnesses expected to testify.

Martin Shkreli Invokes Fifth Before Oversight Committee
 

Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli giggled and smiled his way through his testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday and at times seemed distracted. And members of the committee called him out on it.