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Senator Russ Feingold to Discuss US Elections at American University

As part of the Dean’s Discussions Series at American University’s School of International Service, Former United States Senator of Wisconsin Russ Feingold – and now a distinguished executive in residence at SIS -- and James Goldgeier, dean of SIS, will discuss a wide range of issue relating to American political campaigns, federal elections, the Supreme Court, and the dangerous role of corporate and private money in politics.

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Revocation of Obama-Era Guidelines on Transgender Bathrooms in Schools: Expert Available for Comment

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Democracies’ Track Record in Addressing Inequality Is Thin, Political Scientists Conclude

Democratic government has historically had little impact on wealth inequality, NYU’s David Stasavage and Stanford’s Kenneth Scheve conclude in a new analysis.

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The latest research and features on ecology and wildlife.

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Federal Judge to Speak to Northwestern Law Community

The Honorable Gerard E. Lynch of the 
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 will visit Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as the Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar.He will participate in a moderated conversation with Northwestern Law Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 in Lincoln Hall, 357 E.

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MTSU on the Record’ Examines U.S.-Russia Relations in Trump Era

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With questions continuing to swirl around President Donald Trump’s attitude toward Russian President Vladimir Putin, the future of U.S.-Russia relations in the Trump administration is the focus of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

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Recalculations of Trade Deficits Will Increase Distortions

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Temple University Experts Can Discuss Trump's Immigration Policies and Their Coverage in the Media

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McMaster the Right Choice for National Security Advisor: Expert Analysis by Former National Intelligence Official

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This Is What Trump Must Do to Truly Stop Anti-Semitism

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Latest Podcast: Trump Administration and the Law

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In the ninth episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, three Northwestern Law professors discuss recent actions by President Trump and weigh in on the legal considerations facing this new administration. Professors Eugene Kontorovich, Andrew Koppelman and Deborah Tuerkheimer cover a wide array of topics, including Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, his expansion of executive power and the potential of the Department of Justice shifting away from certain civil rights issues.

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Executive Orders on Immigration, Enforcement Memos, Pave the Way for Greater Web of Immigration Raids, Legal Expert Says

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Expert: Without TPP, China Looms Large in U.S.-Asia Trade Talks

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Northwestern Student Government President Wins Luce Scholarship

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Northwestern University senior and Associated Student Government President Christina Cilento will spend the year after she graduates learning about impacts of climate change in Asia as a Luce Scholar. One of 18 future leaders to be named a 2017-18 Luce Scholar, Cilento will continue her education after she departs in June, from Northwestern -- where the 21-year-old native Pennsylvanian discovered her passion for environmental policy.

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UT/TT Poll: Support for Trump Increases, Divisiveness Remains

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In the first public statewide poll since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, 46 percent of Texas voters approve of the job he is doing as president, and 44 percent disapprove. Texas voters’ opinions of President Trump have improved since he took office, though nearly half of Texans still think the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

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More Black Police Won't Result in Fewer Police-Involved Homicides of Black Citizens

Hiring more black police officers is not a viable strategy for reducing police-involved homicides of black citizens in most cities, according to new Indiana University research that is the first in-depth study of this increasingly urgent public policy question.

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Differences in the Rhetorical Styles of Candidates in the 2016 US Presidential Election

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A new paper published in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities reveals and quantifies dramatic differences in the speaking styles of candidates in the 2016 United States presidential election.

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Brexit Chaos Has Brought on Politicized Judiciary in Britain, Historian Says

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Jonathan Clark, University of Kansas distinguished professor of history, discusses the historical context of constitutional issues surrounding the Brexit and the politicization of Britain's Supreme Court.







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