Chu, Republicans Square Off On Solyndra Loan

Chu, Republicans square off on Solyndra loan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans probing how a now-bankrupt solar panel company received a $535 million federal loan guarantee excoriated Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Thursday for his decisions on Solyndra at a hearing packed with media and spectators.

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