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Keep promises made to Postal retirees

When people think of the U.S. Postal Service's finances, if they even do, they worry about the impact on their magazine delivery or the spoils of their late night shopping habit. I know I worry about these things. But another, less noticeable...

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Theranos: looking ahead

Theranos was founded with the goal of providing low-cost, high-integrity health information. The company has since developed unique lab and testing technologies using small samples of blood, urine, and...

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A spotlight on the Supreme Court, and its vacancy

More than 17 weeks have passed since President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. To be appointed, the Senate must confirm Garland's nomination, a process designed by the Constitution but managed by the Senate's...

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Details in Ryan’s blueprint indicate shift in GOP approach

While tax reform has been discussed at length in recent years, and many have grown skeptical of the possibility for action in the near-term, the recently released House Tax Reform Task Force blueprint demonstrates continued interest in tax reform...

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Less paperwork, more college

The last season of The West Wing aired in 2006, but one scene is still stuck in my mind.  Toby Ziegler, one of the most down-to-earth characters on the show, is having a drink after...

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