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Overview Every four years people start talking about something that few actually understand: the Electoral College. While there is a lot of confusion about this “college,” it is central to our system of electing the President and Vice President of…

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by Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) In 2014, almost half of American adults had their personal information exposed – primarily through data breaches at large companies. According to Duo Security, data breaches targeting consumer information increased 62 percent from 2012 to…

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Click here for the PDF version Overview The safety and strength of our nation’s cyber‐infrastructure is a concern for most Americans, whether it’s about their own personal data being taken without their permission or rogue nations hacking into our government’s…

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In a surprising result for many, the citizens of the UK voted to “exit” the EU- commonly referred to as “Brexit.”

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Click here for the PDF version. Overview Over the last several decades we have seen an astronomical increase in new medical discoveries that are improving people’s health and helping them live longer. Many experts predict that these advances will continue…

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New research from Center Forward and the Galen Institute finds Americans strongly favor action on public policies that support medical discovery into new treatments and cures. Read the Report

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The state of our nation’s infrastructure is a topic everyone can relate to. Whether it is the unexpected closing of the Washington, D.C. Metro earlier this year in response to safety concerns, or a recent report that the iconic Memorial…

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Click here for the PDF version Overview Medicare Advantage (MA) has become a key health care program for seniors across the country. Available to 99 percent of Medicare beneficiaries, many seniors find this program better meets their health and wellness…

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Click here for the PDF version Overview The Export-Import Bank (“Ex-Im”) was formed over 80 years ago. For most of its history, it has enjoyed broad bi-partisan support from both the executive and legislative branches. From Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and…

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Click here for the PDF version Overview In December of last year, President Obama announced that the United States would embark on an effort to re-establish diplomatic ties with the communist island of Cuba. Just 90 miles off the coast…

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Click here for the PDF version Overview The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a multi-national trade agreement that is currently being negotiated among major economies in Asia and North and South America, all with the goal of facilitating even more economic…

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Click here for the PDF version Overview Since Bitcoin’s creation in 2009, advocates of the digital currency have hailed it as new global currency that could rival the dollar and have argued the Bitcoin network could someday rival traditional payment…

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