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Robert Tobias, director of the Key Executive Leadership Program, explained to Francis Rose on "In Depth" on September 17 the ramifications of three new House bills targeted at IRS employee communications.

Saul Newman, associate professor of government, wrote an article for The Conversation on September 19 that commented on American perceptions of the Scottish campaign for independence, and why policymakers were relieved to see democracy and union succeed.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke with The Daily Beast on September 16 about the great impact of women in the fundraising cycle for the 2014 elections.

Robert Marshak, distinguished scholar in residence, spoke with Financial Times periodical "Ignites" about business sports teams, motivation and morale, stating, "Morale can dip if employees are cut from the lineup."

Chris Edelson, assistant professor of government, wrote for the National Constitution Center's blog, "Constitution Daily," on September 15, saying that Congress must take an assertive role in confronting the new terrorist threat in Iraq.

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American University has a talented new crop of tenured and tenure track professors for the upcoming year. SPA Dean Barbara Romzek accepts the prestigious John Gaus Award.
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Director of the American Communities Project Dante Chinni explores changes in the fault lines of the United States using a massive data library and a breakdown of communities to understand where the U.S. is going at the local level.

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