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Ex-FEMA Chief to Testify Again on Katrina Response

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Ex-FEMA Chief to Testify Again on Katrina Response

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Ex-FEMA Chief to Testify Again on Katrina Response

Ex-FEMA Chief to Testify Again on Katrina Response

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Brown appears at a hearing before the House Select Hurricane Katrina Committee, Sept. 27. At the time, he defended his actions, saying, "I know what I'm doing and I think I do a pretty darn good job of it." Getty Images hide caption

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Former Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael Brown testifies Friday before the Senate Homeland Security Committee about the government's response to Hurricane Katrina. Brown appeared before a House panel last fall.

Brown was criticized heavily after the storm, but investigators have since uncovered many layers of mistakes, both above and below Brown's pay grade.

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