It turns out their "wasteful" research serves a purpose.
"Our investment will pay for itself a thousand times over," said Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kansas). The legislation's second pillar
Last week, the Supreme Court ruled against chromosome discrimination. Now, citizens with two X chromosomes can marry somebody with two X chromosomes, and those with a Y chromosome can marry other folks with a Y chromosome too.
Hours earlier, in the room down the hall, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) had drawn throngs of press during an appearance before
Of all Republicans to make the case for doubling investment in the NIH, Gingrich ranks among the more likely candidates. The
"Honestly, I'm not a big fan of deficit spending. I'm not a big fan of deficits," said Yoder. "Certainly, as a conservative
In 2014, NIH research funding for cancer was $56 million less than it was in 2010. This means we now have to fight for increased funding at a time when potentially monumental breakthroughs are in our grasp. In the war against cancer we've had to open up a second front.
WASHINGTON -- One day after conservative Republicans thrilled an audience of science research advocates by pledging their
"Why aren't we spending $60 billion in NIH research?" said Yoder. "Honestly. I'm not a big fan of deficit spending. I'm not
Bush’s comments don’t make clear whether he too would demand that any increase in NIH funding be offset elsewhere in the
Members of Congress from both parties have tried innovations to funnel funds to NIH. Proposals have included creating an
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“I think quite honestly with the people coming in… having another mechanism to do it aside from appropriations would be very
The larger question is whether the legislation is politically feasible. The fact that the fund would be offset by budget