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New Wellesley Study, Published on Fifth Anniversary of Sandy Hook Shooting, Shows Gun Sales Increased Significantly After Elementary School Massacre

The Sandy Hook school shooting five years ago prompted political response that led to significantly higher gun sales; and this resulted in greater numbers of accidental deaths by firearms – in both adults and children, according to a new study auth...

– Wellesley College


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Vanderbilt Expert on What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Government Shutdown

Vanderbilt political scientist Bruce Oppenheimer weighs in on all things related to the possible government shutdown—how much time Congress will try to buy, what deals need to be made, who's to blame and more.

Expert Available

– Vanderbilt University

The Often Overlooked Downside of Net Neutrality

– Virginia Tech

MSU Expert Can Discuss Backlash of Making Jerusalem Official Capital of Israel

– Michigan State University

Tulane Expert Available to Comment on Jerusalem

– Tulane University

Professors Available on Trump Jerusalem Decision

– Northwestern University

Ebrahim Moosa: Trump Declaring Jerusalem Israeli Capital = Gasoline on Fire

– University of Notre Dame

Proclaiming Jerusalem Capital and Moving U.S. Embassy There Signals That U.S. Is Not an ‘Honest Broker' in Israelis/Palestinians Talks, Says Scholar of Nonviolent Solutions to Region’s Conflict

– Kennesaw State University

By Declaring Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel, to Which Jerusalem Does Trump Refer?

– University of Notre Dame

American University Experts Available to Discuss Tax Reform Legislation and Related Issues

– American University

Chicago Climate Charter Shows ‘Bold Leadership’ for American Workers

– Cornell University

President Trump's Announcement on Jerusalem: AU Experts Available To Comment

– American University

North Korea Expert - Historical Background

– University of California, Irvine

SLU Law Prof Weighs in on Clash Between Religious Freedom and Discrimination in SCOTUS Cake Case.

– Saint Louis University School of Law

5 Tips for Navigating Political Discussions at the Holiday Table

UNLV Couple and Family Therapy program director offers strategies for when requests to pass the salt escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.

Expert Available

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Legal Expert Comments on Wedding Cake Case; Weatherby Available for Analysis

– University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Unexpected Way International Business Influences U.S. Politics

Corporations in different industries tend to donate to the same political candidates when their board members serve on the boards of international companies, too.

– Vanderbilt University

American Journal of Sociology; 1131204

FSMB Calls for Improved Information Sharing Between VA and State Medical Boards

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) testified before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, on the issue of “Examining VA’s Failure to Address Provider Quality and Safety Concerns.” Membe...

– Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)

Flynn Guilty Plea Brings Trump One Step Closer to Nixon's Fate

– Northwestern University

UK Holds Few Cards on Brexit Deal, University of Redlands Professor Says.

– University of Redlands





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