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Government Runs Late With Rules For Disclosing Drug Company Payments to Doctors

The agency responsible for administering health care reform, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, published proposed rules last night, well after its Oct. 1 deadline.

Racial Disparity in Presidential Pardons: What Can Be Done?

ProPublica found that whites are almost four times as likely as minorities to be pardoned. To break the pattern of bias, experts say, would require reconsidering the subjective factors used to judge applicants.

Congressional Letters: Power and Persuasion Don’t Always Add Up to Pardons

Records obtained by ProPublica show that members of Congress weighed in on a wide variety of pardon applications, but having powerful friends was by no means a guarantee of success.

Top 10 Elected Officials Who Wrote Letters on Behalf of Pardon Applicants

Timeline: A History of Pardons

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