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Coming This Week...

Every Monday we'll be posting a list of the week's upcoming events that we find interesting. Our first installment includes toxic trailers, Attorney General Michael Mukasey on the Hill, and another episode in the Air Force tanker contract saga.

Tuesday, July 8

The Government Accountability Office releases a report on road construction in Afghanistan. President George W. Bush enacted the Afghanistan Road Initiative in 2002.

Wednesday, July 9

9:30 a.m. -- Attorney General Michael Mukasey testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during a hearing on oversight at the Department of Justice. Mukasey will most likely be questioned about the recent inspector general's report that revealed politically biased hiring practices at the department.

10 a.m. -- Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hosts its second hearing on the FEMA trailers used for Katrina evacuees that had toxic levels of formaldehyde. The committee has called trailer manufacturers to testify. In the first hearing a year ago, several evacuees described (video) illnesses they developed after living in FEMA trailers.

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