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Obama budget proposal prioritizes research, education

April 11, 2013 | Michael Tabb

President Barack Obama’s federal budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year shows that the president has heard the outcry of research institutions like Washington University suffering cutbacks from sequestration. But in the day since its announcement, the budget has already garnered opposition from both political parties.

Republicans vs. the reality of science

September 19, 2011 | Scott Haber

During the most recent Republican primary debate, John Huntsman harshly criticized the other candidates for being decidedly anti-science, telling them flat-out: “We can’t run from science.” I can’t help but agree with the former governor.

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