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Congressional Oversight and Investigative Hearings

Congressional Oversight and Investigative Hearings

Although there are many different types of congressional hearings, some of the most well known and often discussed in the media are oversight and investigative hearings. Such hearings may be conducted whenever a committee chooses to do so, although they are often conducted in association with a public policy question or an accountability matter. Oversight […]

Why You Might Be Called To Testify Before Congress

Why You Might Be Called To Testify Before Congress

Although the idea of testifying before Congress can naturally be daunting, there are many reasons why you might need to do so and not all of them would involve being in the “hot seat”. There are usually two types of witnesses who testify before Congress. They are primary witnesses and supporting witnesses. A primary witness […]