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Leveraging U.S. Power in the Middle East

The next U.S. administration should advance a long-term affirmative agenda that deepens engagement with long-standing partners, builds a new framework for regional cooperation, and utilizes America’s unique leverage and assets to advance U.S. interests and values.

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Housing the Extended Family

The housing needs of an increasing number of extended families are not being fully met by the current housing market.

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Aging Dams and Clogged Rivers

Like much of America’s infrastructure, many of the country’s estimated two million dams are obsolete, costly, aging, and unsafe.

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Preventing Problems at the Polls: North Carolina

Although the courts rejected North Carolina’s restrictive anti-voter law, Tar Heels will still face considerable challenges at the polls in November. Here are some things to watch out for.

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A Progressive Agenda for Inclusive and Diverse Entrepreneurship

Women and people of color face significant structural barriers to starting a small business and have lower rates of business ownership, but progressive policies that expand access to capital and support entrepreneurial education can help overcome these barriers.

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America Under Fire

While many factors influence rates of gun violence in a state, the link between weak gun laws and higher rates of gun violence cannot be ignored.

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Preventing Problems at the Polls: Ohio

Ohio’s new limits on early voting and provisional ballots were recently upheld by a federal court, but other changes to voting rules could keep voters from casting a ballot. Here are some things to watch out for.

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