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Mar 14 2019 | Stanford News
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a number of people around the country in an alleged scheme in which payments were made to try to win the admission of prospective students to a number of U.S. colleges and universities. Stanford’s former head sailing coach pleaded guilty to a charge in...
Taken together, candidates running for Congress in the 2018 midterms spent $2.6 billion on media. Much of this went into the pockets of media consultants, who captured roughly one-third of total expenditures, or $780 million. But these staggering amounts were not drawn equally from both parties.
Mar 6 2019 | Stanford News
Stanford researchers examining the veterans’ appeals process find that legal errors and due process mistakes while processing claims are much higher than publicly reported. BY MAY WONG A new study by Stanford scholars and their colleagues shines a stark spotlight on governance issues that have...
Feb 21 2019
By Jordan Payne, '20 On February 20, 2019, students in Public Policy 154, Politics & Policy in California, were given the opportunity to travel to Sacramento to visit state politicians, lobbyists, and members of the media. This trip added immense context to the topics learned about in our class...
By Beth Duff-Brown Opioids overdoses now kill more Americans than car accidents or guns, with more than 350,000 Americans having succumbed to the painkillers since 2000.

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