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Time running out for Congress to do its job for Puerto Rico

The alarm sounded more than a year ago on the impending humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico due to the island’s massive debt issue. As the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) noted last fall, while many can and have played a role in stemming the...

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Evolution of an issue

 

When I started LNG Allies two and a half years ago, the energy world was quite different.

Crude oil prices were in the $110 per barrel range, natural gas at the Henry Hub was trading above $4.00 per million BTUs (mmbtu), and...

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Presidential candidates should talk about regulation

 

From “lyin’” to “low-energy,” the current election’s lowering of the rhetorical bar to levels that challenge even the most nimble limbo dancer is more than an affront to good taste. It is a squandered opportunity to spark debate on...

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Growing Physician Leaders

 

America needs a nationwide reveille to find ways to improve our healthcare system—and doctors must lead the charge.

Unfortunately, physicians are mostly removed from critical strategic leadership roles in healthcare. While...

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Medical devices: the risks of cutting corners

As a cardiologist, I’ve seen firsthand the life-saving promise that breakthrough medical devices can offer. When a patient has a major heart attack because a coronary artery shuts off, placing a stent can help save the patient’s life by opening...

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Cutting off ISIS' energy supply

Now more than ever, energy plays a vital role in national security. Estimates indicate that in 2014, the terrorist regime, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was producing 50,000 oil barrels per day. In recent years, the US has made...

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