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Friday, December 13, 2019

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Our Weekly Round-Up of U.S. Politics News and Experts.

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Impeachment


Expert Available to Discuss Articles of Impeachment

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Impeachment's impact on public opinion and the 2020 election

– University of Delaware


House Democrats draw insights from past for current articles of impeachment, Oregon State expert says

– Oregon State University, College of Engineering


Impeachment process poses challenges for both parties, Tulane law professor says

– Tulane University


UCI impeachment expert - Matthew Beckman

– University of California, Irvine


Domestic U.S. Policy


Knee-jerk vaping bans will fail public health, experts argue

Bans and other policies restricting e-cigarette sales could do more public harm than good, according to a group of public-health, tobacco-policy and ethics experts.

– Ohio State University

Science

Embargo expired on 12-Dec-2019 at 14:00 ET


Supreme Court victory hinged on evidence of racism

Cornell Law School professors Sheri Lynn Johnson and Keir Weyble took over Curtis Flowers' appeal to the Supreme Court and won.

– Cornell University


The origins of the term "fundamentalist" and how the term has evolved

The term “fundamentalist” turns 100 next year. Historian Chris Cantwell, whose research interests include evangelicalism and fundamentalism, can talk about the term's origins.

Expert Available

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


ASTRO applauds Senate confirmation of Dr. Stephen Hahn as U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauded the U.S. Senate for voting today to confirm radiation oncologist Stephen Hahn, MD, FASTRO, as the next Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)


HFES Testifies at U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Hearing

HFES Government Relations Committee Chair, Dr. Mica Endsley, testified yesterday on behalf of the Society during a U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing entitled “The Boeing 737 MAX: Examining the Federal Aviation Admini...

– Human Factors and Ergonomics Society


Prize Winners Announced in $1.55M Challenge for New Solutions to Detect Opioids in International Mail

DHS S&T, the White House ONDCP, U.S. CBP, and the USPIS announced the grand prize winner and runner-up in the Opioid Detection Challenge, a $1.55 million global prize competition for rapid, nonintrusive detection tools that will help find illicit opi...

– Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate


Rutgers-led Team Launches Science and Medicine Research Initiative to Transform Health Care in New Jersey

At an event Thursday at Rutgers, thought leaders from academia, health care, government and the pharmaceutical industry discussed the future of scientific and clinical trial innovation in the state, as a result of an innovative consortium between Rut...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


International Relations


Nuclear freeze movement’s legacy on display at Cornell

Cornell University's Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies is working to catalog materials from Randall Forsberg's nuclear freeze campaign and her think tank, the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies.

– Cornell University


The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

As NATO readies for what some believe is a new Cold War with Russia, the seventy-year-old alliance struggles to manage widening internal divisions.

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

CFR Editorial Staff, CFR.org, December 3, 2019.


Who Pays for Tariffs?

Who wins and who loses in the back and forth on tariffs? CFR’s Shannon K. O’Neil breaks down the ongoing tariff battle between the United States and China.


Expert Available

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Shannon K. O'Neil, "Who Pays for Tariffs?", Election 2020, December 6, 2019.


NAFTA 2.0 reaction from digital-trade expert

– George Washington University


Why ratification of USMCA trade deal is important

– Arizona State University (ASU)


‘Afghanistan Papers’ expose unaccountable war spending, corruption

– Cornell University


How Big a Deal is the $55 Billion Pipeline Between China and Russia? A Finance Expert at UVA's McIntire School of Commerce Weighs In

– Newswise


Domestic U.S. Policy


ER visits did not rise with Medicaid expansion under Affordable Care Act

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Journal of General Internal Medicine

Embargo expired on 11-Dec-2019 at 20:00 ET

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