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Five Facts on the Silicon Valley Bank crisis

For the past week, government officials and banks have been working furiously to contain the fallout of the Silicon Valley Bank crisis, which has some worried about ripple effects that could impact the banking industry and the economy at large. Here are Five Facts about this historic bank failure and its aftermath.

1. Silicon Valley Bank failed after a run on deposits left it short of cash.

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Five Facts on Party Censures

This past weekend, U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX) was formally censured by the Texas Republican Party. Party censure can have a significant impact on a politician’s future prospects for reelection, and it’s not a mechanism deployed lightly. However, in recent years, censuring has become much more common.

Here are Five Facts about Gonzales’ censure and the rise of party censures nationwide.

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