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Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales will make it easier for the public to track outcomes.That's the gist of a study released Monday by the Brookings Institution, a center-left research center in Washington, D.C., that's been busy tracking marijuana developments...
Black voter turnout passes whites in 2012

...long-term challenges for Republicans, given that 80 percent of nonwhites voted for Obama in November.Analyses by Brookings Institution demographer William H. Frey show that Republican Mitt Romney would have barely won the presidency if whites and...
Finally, Obama breaks his silence on drones

...foreign policy history, Obama has his chance, finally, to set the terms of the debate and steer it toward more positive ends.? Peter W. Singer is director of the Center for 21st Century and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution.
The Challenge of college affordability: University of Alaska is a bargain jobs now require some type of postsecondary degree. Another compelling statistic is provided by a recent Brookings Institution study that estimated the investment return on a four-year college degree at 15.2 percent a year, which is...
Older voters look beyond Medicare, Social Security

...fondly recall FDR's New Deal and may be more likely to vote Democratic, said William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. But as time marches on, they'll be replaced by their younger counterparts."The...
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Some military experts say downsizing Eielson makes perfect sense unnecessary to have two major fighter bases in Alaska, said Michael O'Hanlon, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based think-tank. "Regrettably, I think I have to agree with the Pentagon on this...
My Turn: Healthy relationships help Alaska's children

...return to individuals, couples, children and communities. In May 2004, Ron Haskins, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a senior consultant with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, gave testimony before the U.S. Senate on the...
'Inside Job' a powerhouse

...rather a well-connected academic who has a doctorate in political science from MIT, was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and has been a consultant for high-tech firms such as Apple, Intel and Xerox. Those connections and that background...
Cairo is not Tehran

...administration would like is an orderly transition; they're not going to get that," said Martin Indyk of the Brookings Institution, a former assistant secretary of State. So now the administration is aiming merely for a peaceful transition...
The US needs to get tough with Israel

...learned the lesson? Perhaps the answer came earlier this month when Clinton delivered a major policy speech at the Brookings Institution. Though she expressed her frustration with the peace process, she didn't signal any change in the U.S...


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