On January 6, 1995, a large five-foot-six 270-pound middle-aged man robbed two Pittsburgh banks in broad daylight. He didn’t wear a mask or any sort of disguise. And he smiled at surveillance cameras before walking out of each bank. Later that night, police arrested a surprised McArthur Wheeler. When they showed him the surveillance tapes,
Every year in our nation’s Capitol, there is a different kind of March Madness, otherwise known as appropriation season. The President typically releases the fiscal year budget to Congress in February (this year, President Obama released Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget on February 9), at which time the budget process is handed over to Congress.
Last Thursday, September 17th I had the privilege of joining over 300 organizations including patients, physicians and fellow researchers in the Rally for Medical Research on Capitol Hill. Now in the third year of gathering to raise awareness for medical research, we met with Congressional representatives and staff from 40 states to demand “robust, sustainable