U.S. Senate seeks hearings on GM recalls: aide

WASHINGTON Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:24pm EDT

The General Motors world headquarters is seen in downtown Detroit, Michigan May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

The General Motors world headquarters is seen in downtown Detroit, Michigan May 31, 2009.

Credit: Reuters/Rebecca Cook

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Rockefeller is seeking hearings on General Motors' automobile recalls related to ignition switch problems, a Senate aide said on Tuesday.

The aide, who asked not to be identified, said Rockefeller has asked Senator Claire McCaskill, who chairs a subcommittee on product safety, to convene a hearing on GM (GM.N).

(Reporting By Richard Cowan; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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