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Monday, July 21

Credit: ProPublica4 p.m. -- The Federal Communications Commission holds a public hearing titled "Broadband and the Digital Future" in Pittsburgh. Dallas Mavericks owner and HDNet founder Mark Cuban is one of the panelists and the public comment period begins at 6:30 p.m. You can watch it at the FCC Web site or listen to it here.

Tuesday, July 22

10 a.m. -- The Senate’s Environmental and Public Works committee will be discussing the latest science on global warming. It should be an interesting hearing, considering that Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is a longtime champion of the environment and Minority Ranking Member James Inhofe (R-OK) once called global warming the "greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people."

Wednesday, July 23

10 a.m. -- The Government Accountability Office releases its report on the government’s ability to share terrorism information and offers testimony to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. The GAO has been highly critical of information sharing in the past. Watch it here.

10:15 a.m. -- Attorney General Michael Mukasey testifies before the House Judiciary Committee during a hearing on oversight of the Department of Justice. Watch it here.

Thursday, July 24

10 a.m. -- The Senate Committee on Finance takes on tax havens in the Cayman Islands during a hearing at which the GAO will release a report and provide testimony. (The Senate recently probed European tax shelters.)

Friday, July 25

10 a.m. -- Led by John Conyers (D-MI), the House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on legal responses to what it calls the "Bush Imperial Presidency." Watch it here.

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