Jordan Weissmann

Slate.com

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Business and economics reporter for Slate.com; former associate editor at The Atlantic, he has written for a number of publications, including the Washington Post and National Law Journal

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According to a new study, if you’re stopped by police, you’re no more likely to get shot if you’re black than if you’re white.

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According to a new study, if you’re stopped by police, you’re no more likely to get shot if you’re black than if you’re white.

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President Obama first announced new overtime rules in an  op-ed  in the Huffington Post. Yesterday, he took the message to the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse.

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