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President Obama’s Leadership in Science, Technology, and Innovation
Last week, the White House released an impact report touting instances of President Barack Obama’s leadership in science, technology and innovation. Since 2009, the president has proudly proclaimed his support for science and technology, perhaps exemplified by proposed increases in funding for research and development in his fiscal 2017 budget and the creation of an annual White House science fair. The president has introduced a number of initiatives to spur discovery and innovation and has made public statements advocating for fundamental research and emphasizing the role of…