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Rick Hasen

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Rick Hasen is Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine, where he also writes the Election Law blog. The author of The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the Next Election Meltdown and Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections, he is a former William H. Rains fellow at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California.

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The state Department of Motor Vehicles started a new motor voter program in April. Californians applying for a drivers license or state ID automatically get registered to vote.

California DMV wrongly registers more than 1500 people to vote

The state Department of Motor Vehicles started a new motor voter program in April. Californians applying for a drivers license or state ID automatically get registered to vote.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

"Hillary Clinton is running a child sex ring out of a pizza shop."

Fake news microtargeting now part of Russia investigation

"Hillary Clinton is running a child sex ring out of a pizza shop."

from To the Point

Groups supporting Donald Trump -- including the KKK, neo-Nazis and white nationalists -- say they plan to send out poll watchers nationwide on election day.

Concerns grow around voter intimidation and fraud

Groups supporting Donald Trump -- including the KKK, neo-Nazis and white nationalists -- say they plan to send out poll watchers nationwide on election day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Federal prosecutors announced charges today in what they call the “largest college admissions scam” they’ve ever prosecuted. More than a dozen people charged are from L.A.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Human civilization is threatened by climate change. But it also needs the energy from fossil fuels that now emit greenhouse gases.

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President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

from Left, Right & Center

When it comes to matters of race, the entertainment industry fails its increasingly diverse audience, time and again.

from Scheer Intelligence

Women developed the coffee filter, the donut, mass-produced champagne, and modern Mexican food. A new book looks at these historic accomplishments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

And minutes later, he’s indicted — this time, by the state of New York.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Maybe you’ve heard of James Hart Stern, the black man who took over the National Socialist Movement, a neo-Nazi group.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand