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January 23, 2014: CEI Appeals Affordable Care Act Lawsuit Verdict

General Counsel Sam Kazman explains the case’s importance not just for health care, but for the rule of law.

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January 16, 2014: FCC Loses Net Neutrality Court Case

Associate Director of Technology Studies Ryan Radia argues that while the case looks like a victory on the surface, it still gives the FCC plenty of authority to enact similar rules.

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January 9, 2013: Reining in Sue and Settle with the REDO Act

A bill called the REDO Act, which comes up for a House vote today, would limit a practice called sue and settle. Sue and settle is a form of regulation without representation, without input from Congress or voters.

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January 2, 2014: Rethinking Unemployment Insurance

With unemployment still painfully high more than five years after the financial crisis, Senior Fellow in Labor Policy Aloysius Hogan thinks that re-extending unemployment insurance would only make the problem worse.

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December 26, 2013: The Year in Review

CEI President Lawson Bader looks at the challenges and successes of 2013, and looks ahead to 2014, when CEI will celebrate its 30th anniversary.

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December 18, 2013: The FDA Goes after 23andMe

The Food and Drug Administration recently banned 23andMe, a genetic testing service, from marketing its product to consumers. CEI Executive Director and Senior Fellow Gregory Conko thinks the FDA should reverse the ban.

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December 12, 2013: The Affordable Care Act’s Marriage Penalties

The Affordable Care Act’s subsides and tax credits are structured in such a way as to cause thousands of dollars worth of penalties for many married couples. CEI Senior Attorney Hans Bader proposes phasing them out as income rises to soften the blow.

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December 5, 2013: Ending Corporate Welfare

Stephen Slivinski, a senior economist at the Goldwater Institute, discusses solutions to the seemingly intractable problem of corporate welfare.

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November 27, 2013: Toxic Turkey Day?

Senior Fellow Angela Logomasini debunks scare stories about chemicals in your family’s Thanksgiving dinner, ranging from BPA in canned foods to naturally occurring pesticides in potatoes.

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November 22, 2013: Daniel Hannan on Inventing Freedom

Daniel Hannan is a member of the European Parliament, representing South East England. He discusses his latest book, Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World.

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