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Article ID: 700783

Issues Over Ideology: FSU Researcher Finds Polarized Candidates Can Still Represent Constituents Best

Florida State University

America’s seemingly polarized elected officials might be the best representation of their constituents, according to a new study out of Florida State University.

19-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700691

Baldwin Wallace Poll Shows Voter Enthusiasm Gap in Advance of Ohio Midterm Election

Baldwin Wallace University

A Baldwin Wallace University survey reveals that a strong majority of likely Ohio voters have magnified the significance of the 2018 midterm elections, with nearly 58% saying that voting this November is more important than in previous midterms.

18-Sep-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700605

Age, Race and Gender Split in Political Parties Could Lead to Voter Discrimination

Vanderbilt University

A vastly expanding gap in age, gender and diversity is creating an even deeper divide between the Republican and Democratic parties. And a Vanderbilt University law expert on the 26th Amendment says this chasm between the nation’s largest generation—millennials— and baby boomers is exacerbating voter discrimination.

14-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700510

Statement Issued by Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University on Sept. 13, 2018

George Washington University

We stand by the science underlying our study which found there were an estimated 2,975 excess deaths in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

13-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700347

Cash Disbursements to Poor Families Led to Higher Voter Turnout Among Their Children, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Research Finds

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Voting increased among young people from poor backgrounds after their families began receiving regular disbursements of unearned income, according to a new paper co-authored by a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School researcher.

12-Sep-2018 6:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 700172

Kavanaugh's Critique of Regulatory Law, Seen in Recent Dissent, Being Lost in Nomination Battle

Indiana University

The confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has revolved around his views on judicial independence, gun laws and abortion. A new scholarly article released this week by two legal studies professors at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business suggests that the Senate should be equally concerned with the nominee's thinking about regulatory matters and the power of federal agencies.

6-Sep-2018 4:45 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 700109

Can't We All Just Get Along? National Conversation on Civility Features Psychologists, Media Personalities

American Psychological Association (APA)

From the Brett M. Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination hearing to people burning their Nike products, as the country approaches the 2018 midterm elections, our national rhetoric is more polarized than ever. Rudeness, name-calling, bullying and insults have become so commonplace that many Americans have tuned out. Can these behaviors be curbed, and can we learn to disagree civilly? To address these and other questions, the American Psychological Association and the National Institute for Civil Discourse have partnered to present “A National Conversation on Civility.”

6-Sep-2018 11:15 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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