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Make It a Double

Newt Gingrich, the Republican speaker of the US House of Representatives in the mid-to-late 1990s, calls for a doubling of the National Institutes of Health budget in a New York Times op-ed. Gingrich says such a move makes sense for both "our fiscal health and our personal health."

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