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Bed Bug Forum Draws Crowd to Nation's Capitol for Legislative Hearing

"They are virtually unstoppable," Michael Potter, a bed bug expert from the University of Kentucky, told an auditorium full of people concerned about the resurgent tiny bloodsucker.

PCT Magazine | November 22, 2010

Washington, D.C. — According to CNN, lawmakers, government officials and industry leaders filled a room at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, not to talk about tax cuts or election results, but bed bugs, something many in the audience felt was just as important.

"They are virtually unstoppable," Michael Potter, a bed bug expert from the University of Kentucky, told an auditorium full of people concerned about the resurgent tiny bloodsucker.

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