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Abbott's priority bills on a slow crawl through Legislature

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the status of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's "priority bills" in the state Legislature. Read the full article in the April ...
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Neglected tropical diseases in Southeast Asia

Peter Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, comments on Southeast Asia's neglected tropical diseases. Listen to the full interview on the April 20, 2015, edition of BFM Radio's ...
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April 21, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

McLarty Lecture Series: A Conversation With Emilio Lozoya
Emilio Lozoya, CEO of Pemex, will address the future of the company and Mexico's role in the global energy market. This event is open to members of the Mexico Center and Center for Energy Studies by invitation only.

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April 22, 2015, 8:30 a.m.

An Ambassadorial Conversation on Global Affairs
His Excellency GĂ©rard Araud, ambassador of France to the United States, and the Honorable Edward P. Djerejian, former U.S. ambassador to Israel and to Syria, will discuss topics of interest to the United States and France.

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April 27, 2015, 6 p.m.

After Apollo? Richard Nixon and the American Space Program
John M. Logsdon, former director of the Space Policy Institute at The George Washington University, will discuss and sign copies of his book "After Apollo? Richard Nixon and the American Space Program."

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Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 9th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide, 18th among U.S. think tanks and fourth among energy and resource think tanks, according to a 2014 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

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