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Mar 29 2019 | LA Times
Insanity, they say, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the president of the United States. The Affordable Care Act, which extended health coverage to about 20 million uninsured Americans and protected patients with preexisting...
Mar 21 2019 | Wired
"READ MY LIPS: We want to pay taxes,” Chris Lehane, Airbnb’s global head of public policy, told the nation’s mayors in 2016. In the years since, the home-sharing site has repeated the declaration in press releases, op-eds, emails, and on billboards. On its website, Airbnb says it is “democratizing...
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...

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