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On July 11, the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article written by Barack Obama, JD. While the president devoted only a small portion of his article to the "public option" for insurance, this is part of what he wrote: … more
The sharp May hiring slowdown revealed in Friday’s employment report took a lot of people -- including me -- by surprise. It shouldn’t have. more
A little over a month ago, I was proud to be appointed the chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight. In my new role, my focus will be making government work for Rhode Islanders. more
Back in January 2012, the Federal Reserve promised to keep its preferred measure of inflation close to 2 percent over the longer run. more
The shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas on Thursday suggests spiraling violence: The cops were shot during a protest against the shooting of black men by police. A vicious circle of etribution would be something new for the United States where, unlike in other developed countries, killings by police far outnumber officer deaths in the line of duty. more
When Navy fighter pilot Matt Bellina was 30, he went to the doctor to have some odd symptoms checked out. The diagnosis was a shock: Lou Gehrig’s disease, or ALS. more
The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union is creating a lot of losers: London’s finance industry. British Prime Minister David Cameron. The pound. The grand cause of European integration. more
The announcement by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that Harriet Tubman will take the place of Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill has caused some grumbling. more
Over the winter break, my teenage children observed, based on their friends and acquaintances, that young adults are much less eager to get their driver's licenses than they once were, and that in general fewer young people have them. more
Since the huge crime drop that began in the 1990s, cities have become a more attractive place for young and high-income people to live. more
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