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Gov. Rick Perry Facing Possible Grand Jury Indictment

Gov. Rick Perry Facing Possible Grand Jury Indictment

Perry could be charged with several offenses, including bribery, coercion of a public servant and abuse of power. Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the possible ...

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Ukraine’s Unpaid Russian Gas Bills Dwarf U.S. Aid Offer

Ukraine’s Unpaid Russian Gas Bills Dwarf U.S. Aid Offer

Ukraine's energy dependence gives Russia powerful economic leverage. Ken Medlock, fellow in energy and resource economics and senior director of the Center for Energy Studies, is quoted in ...

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April 30, 2014, 6 p.m.

Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East

As long as the battle over the role ...

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May 6, 2014, 7:45 a.m.

The Use of Technology to Deliver Health Care

In the face of uncertainty about changes in ...

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May 7, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

When Things Went Right: The Dawn of the Reagan-Bush Administration

In his book “When Things Went Right: The ...

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About The Baker Institute »

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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 11th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide, 20th among U.S. think tanks and fifth among energy and resource think tanks, according to a 2013 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

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