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Trump Presidency to Affect the Quality of Financial Reporting Info, Laws of Nature Trump Politics When It Comes to Climate Change, Do Politicians Need Pop Stars? and More in U.S. Politics News Source

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

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“The Presidency Is the ‘Wild Card’ of American Politics,” Says Cal State LA Expert

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Number of Women Who Take Maternity Leave Has Stalled

The number of U.S. women taking maternity leave has not changed in 22 years despite factors that suggest it should be increasing, a new study found. During the same time, the number of fathers taking paternity leave more than tripled.

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Mount Sinai Public Health Expert Joins ‘Call to Action’ on Gun Safety

Nils Hennig, MD, MPH, Director of the Graduate Program in Public Health at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and public health leaders from the nation’s top universities have authored an unprecedented call to action on gun safety, urging consensus-building rather than confrontation, which will be published in the American Journal of Public Health on Thursday, January 19.

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Northwestern Law to Honor Canadian Judge

Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, who serves on the Supreme Court of Canada, will receive a top honor for courage in the face of adversity from the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Center for International Human Rights (CIHR) and deliver an address on international law. Abella will be honored as the fourth annual Global Jurist of the Year and give a talk titled “Has International Law Kept Up With the World?” at noon, Wednesday, Jan.

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IPO, Investor Communications Focus of Securities Institute

Preparing for and executing an IPO, earnings releases, earnings call and other investor communications are among key topics to be covered during the 44th Annual Securities Regulation Institute hosted by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law from Jan. 23 to 25 at the Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado, California.Led by top securities law practitioners, this year’s institute includes perspectives from in-house and private-practice attorneys, scholars and regulators about recent laws and developments in the corporate and securities law fields.

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Trump Presidency to Affect the Quality of Financial Reporting Information

The number of companies using 'creative accounting techniques' can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states during the Trump Presidency.

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International Case Against Mexico Seeks Recognition of the Right to Community Integration for People with Disabilities Locked in Institutions

Disability Rights International (DRI) and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law filed a case Wednesday with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) for the egregious human rights violations against 37 persons with disabilities who were detained at the 'Casa Esperanza' institution in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Affordable Care Act Made Cancer Screening More Accessible for Millions, Study Finds

The Affordable Care Act helped make recommended cancer screening more affordable and accessible for millions of Americans, according to new University of Virginia research.

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Twitter Suited President-Elect Trump Perfectly While Lowering the Quality of Public Discourse

Texas Tech professor Brian L. Ott argues the angry and degrading rhetoric exuded by the next president was suited perfectly for and enhanced by the platform’s characteristics.

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Air Polluters More Likely to Locate Near Downwind State Borders

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Indiana University research reveals a pattern of companies strategically locating facilities where wind will carry pollution across state lines, which can allow states to reap the benefits of jobs and tax revenue but share the negative effects -- air pollution -- with neighbors.

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Researchers Versed in the U.S. Presidency, Politics, Available to Discuss Inauguration

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Laws of Nature Trump Politics When It Comes to Climate Change

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LLNL Researchers Win Presidential Early Career Awards

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Two Lawrence Livermore National Lab researchers were among the recipients of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), announced in Washington D.C. on Jan. 9.

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Virginia Tech Expert Says Ignoring Intelligence Information Sets Historical Precedent, Risks Politicization

An expert in public policy says President-elect Donald Trump has taken the presidency’s sometimes contentious relationship with the intelligence community to new levels. But his willingness to ignore intelligence information and substitute his own judgments for those of the professionals follows a long line of presidents who have done the same.

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Does Right to Work Expansion Signal the Demise of Big Labor?

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5 Minute Chats in the Waiting Room May Prompt Families to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Low-income families were more likely to use federal food assistance on nutritious food after learning that their dollars can be doubled for more fruits and vegetables, a new study finds.

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Expert Available to Join Lethal Injection Debate and Discuss Ricky Gray Execution

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AU Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

American University Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

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Bill to Protect Sports Providers Crossing State Lines Moves to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill on Jan. 9 that would protect sports medicine professionals, including doctors of chiropractic (DCs), by ensuring their malpractice insurance is valid when they travel with teams across state lines. The legislation, H.R. 302, now moves to the Senate for consideration.







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