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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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U-M Expert Can Comment on Nigerian Military Accidentally Bombing Camp Killing 50

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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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Unseen Role of the First Lady Is Why the Position Remains Important Today, Says ISU Professor

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First ladies are often defined by the causes they champion, but they also play a vital role the public rarely sees, says Stacy Cordery, an expert on first families and a professor of history at Iowa State University. That behind-the-scenes role is why Cordery says the position is still important.

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Trump's Unpredictability Signals a Shift From the Norm for Inaugural Addresses

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International Affairs Expert: There May Be ‘Unexpected Benefits’ to Trump’s Presidency

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Immigration Law Expert Available for Comment on Ending Of "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Cuba Immigration Policy

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Experts Available in Advance of Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration

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Obama Wise to Scrap Cold War Immigration Injustice

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President-Elect and Congress Are Pushing Obama Into Most Active "Lame-Duck" Period in Post World-War II Era, Scholar Says

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Experts Available to Speak on Cybersecurity, Russia

In light of the U.S. investigation into Russian hacking, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on cybersecurity and cyberhacking. Political scientists also can discuss how the controversy could impact the relationship between the United States and Russia.

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Experts in White House Transitions, Economics, and Gender Issues Available to Comment Ahead of Inauguration

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Inauguration and Transition Experts Available

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WashU Expert: Trump Has No Clear Plan for Reducing Drug Prices

Despite announcing in his first press conference that he would deal with a pharmaceutical industry “getting away with murder,” President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t seem to have a clear path for how he will reduce drug prices, said Rachel Sachs, associate professor of law at Washington University in St.

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Offenders’ Deadly Thoughts May Hold Answer to Reducing Crime

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It's something many of us say in anger, but don't mean. However, for a small percentage of people homicidal thoughts are very real. Iowa State's Matt DeLisi says identifying offenders with homicidal thoughts could change how we sentence the most serious offenders.







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