WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 17: The House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) (L) talks with ranking member Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 17: The House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) (L) talks with ranking member Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) during a hearing about the failed solar panel company Solyndra on Capitol Hill November 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. Energy Secretary Steven Chu testified that "the final decisions on Solyndra were mine." The Energy Department provided the California maker of solar panels with a $535 million loan guarantee and refinancing before it went bankrupt in August 2011. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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Thu, Nov 17, 2011 11:56 AM EST