Capitol Report (Dec. 13): FTX Accused of Giving Tens of Millions to Lawmakers; Biden Signs Gay Marriage Bill Into Law

Steve Lance
By Steve Lance
December 13, 2022Capitol Report
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Unanswered questions linger over the collapse of crypto exchange FTX. Founder Sam Bankman-Fried was absent from an oversight hearing on Capitol Hill after his arrest. What do lawmakers propose to prevent a future collapse?

President Joe Biden signed a bill that grants federal protections to same-sex marriage. What does it mean and why are some Republicans opposed?

Scientists have made a breakthrough in the search for a new source of energy. The Department of Energy announced success in fusing atoms together and harnessing a net energy gain.

Dozens of African leaders are gathering in Washington, D.C., this week for a summit. The Biden administration is committing $55 billion to invest in the continent.

What’s behind Apple’s latest withdrawal from China? We’ll take a look with an economist, who also talks about the U.S. economic outlook for 2023.

Colleges aren’t being clear about all of their costs when presenting offers to students. What has the Government Accountability Office found—and what does it now recommend?


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