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What the AUMF Is and Why You Should Care

Jessica Michek / Blog April 18, 2018

Do today’s counter-terrorist operations against groups that are not responsible for nor even existed at the time of the 9/11 attacks require a new or expanded AUMF?

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How Much Capital Is Enough?

Michael A. Stegman / Blog August 15, 2016

Lawmakers must strive to find the sweet spot between protecting taxpayers against another government bailout and providing broad and affordable access to credit.

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Experts Discuss Risk Sharing to Engage Private Capital in Housing

Andy Winkler / Blog October 7, 2015

Senators Corker and Warner, the authors of legislation to reform the housing finance system, reflected about ongoing opportunities and frustrations.

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Senators Corker and Warner to Headline Housing Finance Reform Event

Housing / Press Release October 1, 2015

Seven years after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship, there is still a lack of consensus on how to reform the GSEs.

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Housing Finance Reform: Opportunities and Obstacles of Risk Sharing

Housing / October 6, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

Seven years after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship, there is still a lack of consensus on how to reform the GSEs.

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UNSC Action Closes Door on Pursuit of Better Iran Deal

Blaise Misztal / Blog July 21, 2015

In making the case for the nuclear agreement with Iran, President Obama has favored one main argument: this deal is preferable to the other choices available.

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What Do U.S. Negotiating Team Changes Mean for Iran Nuclear Talks?

Jessica Michek / Blog June 17, 2015

In the nearly two years since Iran and the P5+1 countries agreed to the Joint Plan of Action, one thing is drastically different—the U.S. negotiating team.

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Congress Goes Off-Road with Highway Funding Bill

Ben Ritz / Blog June 16, 2015

Spending on transportation in the U.S. has been run off the road by policymakers who have neglected to arrange a sustainable source of revenue.

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Years After Crisis, Housing Finance System Still in Need of Reform

Henry Cisneros, Mel Martinez / Blog April 9, 2015

A new report offers a sobering reminder that our nation’s housing finance system continues to operate on an unsustainable foundation.

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Good Deal or No Deal? Recommendation for Independent Review of Iran Nuclear Agreement

Blaise Misztal / Research March 26, 2015

One source of contention between Congress and the White House has been markedly different interpretations of what conditions are necessary to prevent a nuclear Iran.

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