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What the Iran-Contra investigation can teach us about Russia probe

Rich Arenberg, Adjunct Lecturer in Political Science and Public Policy, writes in The Hill comparing the Iran-Contra investigation with the current call for an investigation into Flynn's relationship with Russia. 

"I served on the staff of the 1987 Senate Committee Investigating the Iran-Contra Affair. In recent days, the sense of deja vu has become almost overwhelming.

(Distributed May 24, 2017)

Obamacare is the law of the land. But it's still vulnerable.

Eric Patashnik, Julis-Rabinowtiz Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Political Science, writes in the Washington Post.

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan's (R-Wis.) decision to pull legislation to reconfigure the nation's health-care system is a major setback to President Trump and the GOP. For seven years, Republicans promised to repeal and replace Obamacare. Their failure to deliver on this promise exposes intraparty divisions that will not be easily healed.

[With AHCA defeat, some Democrats see chance to push for universal coverage]

(Distributed May 16, 2017)
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