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Extreme Views, Game Theory, Soda Tax, ACA Repeal, and More in the U.S. Politics News Source

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

– Newswise


Greater Insight Into Basic Biology of Pain Will Reveal Non-Addictive Remedies, Say Penn Experts

The U.S. medical community needs a better understanding of the biology of pain and how it plays out in individuals to be able to combat the national epidemic of addiction to painkillers.

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– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Using Game Theory to Predict Cyberattacks on Elections and Voting Machines

America’s president isn’t the only one considering the possibility of rigged elections. Vanderbilt University’s Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering, spent much of last year researching how and ...

– Vanderbilt University

International Joint Conference in Artificial Intelligence July 2016


Personal Adversity Builds Extreme Political Views

People who experience adversity are likely to become more extreme in their existing political beliefs, according to a recent study led by Roxane Cohen Silver, professor of psychology & social behavior at the University of California, Irvine.

– University of California, Irvine

Social Psychological & Personality Science, Jan-2017


New Research Shows Split on How People Consider Transgender Rights Issues

New study measuring attitudes on transgender rights issues finds significant support for protection of general civil rights for transgender people, but public opinion is more divided on policies that relate to the body and gender roles, such as peopl...

– University of Kansas

Politics, Groups, and Identities


Sovereign Wealth Funds Invest in Politically Active U.S. Firms to Insulate Their State Sponsors

Some sovereign wealth funds are circumventing the federal ban on foreign political contributions by taking equity positions in U.S. firms identified as big campaign contributors, new study shows.

– Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business, Queen's University

Journal of International Business Studies


Unique Hub for U.S. and Global Senate Elections Results Now Online

U.S. and Global Senate Elections Results Now Available Online

– American University


Policy and Public Affairs


Penn Researcher Calls on the Scientific Community to Defend and Support Individuals with Autism and Other Disabilities

Several public health insurance programs and mandates that were protected or extended by the ACA, including Medicaid, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA), and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), are ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Embargo expired on 09-Mar-2017 at 09:00 ET


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FAU Joins Six-State Collaboration to Create Veterans' Action Leagues

In response to 23 million U.S. veterans, this project will identify resources and come up with solutions to decrease and ultimately eliminate some of the challenges veterans and their families encounter such as continuity-of-care in services, difficu...

– Florida Atlantic University


Expert Pitch



Republican Proposal for the Affordable Care Act: GW Experts Available to Comment

– George Washington University


Religion, Extremism Experts Able to Comment on Spike in Anti-Semitic Incidents, Hate Group Activity Across North America

– Virginia Tech


Wave of Violence Against Jewish Communities Is Massive, Sudden and New

– Cornell University


Food Industry Expert, Prof. John Stanton, Ph.D. Talks Economic Effects of Soda Tax

– Saint Joseph's University


Health Care Policy Expert Calls Plan to Replace Affordable Care Act ‘Harmful’ for West Virginia

– West Virginia University


Audiologist Available to Comment on Over-the-Counter vs. Prescription Hearing Aids.

– Indiana University


International Affairs Expert Sees Organization in Elements of Trump’s Foreign Policy Agenda Where Others See Confusion

– Virginia Tech


With Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Issued, Immigration Lawyer Who Worked with Iraqi Refugees Available to Discuss the Order

– Georgia State University


New Travel Ban Shines Light on Executive Power in Immigration Matters, Law Professors Say

– University of Kansas


@UMichLaw Prof. Richard Friedman on New Travel Ban: President Trump Cannot Escape the History Behind This Order

– University of Michigan


Standards on Car Emissions Hurt Industry, but Help Communities

– Cornell University


Retooled Immigration Ban Could Still Create Unintended Consequences, Migration Scholar Says

– University of Kansas


@Umich Law Prof., Civil Rights Expert: New Travel Ban Is Tainted by All the Same Evidence of Religious Discrimination That Doomed the 1st

– University of Michigan


Special Prosecutor: Best Solution for Investigation of Trump Ties to Russia?

– Wake Forest University

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