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PBS Newshour, Oct. 17, 2016
Why Trump’s ‘rigged election’ claims are wrong and dangerous
For more on all this, we are joined by Richard Hasen. He’s professor of law at the University of California, Irvine. He’s author of the Election Law Blog. … “If you’re talking about rigging the way that Donald Trump is talking about rigging, I would say the chances are basically none. It’s impossible.”

Southern California Public Radio, Oct. 17, 2016
Trump says the election could be rigged. Here’s why it won’t be.
If he isn’t elected, presidential candidate Donald Trump suggests it will be because of a conspiracy against him. … But Richard Hasen says that’s pretty much impossible. He’s an expert on election law at UC Irvine, and gave Take Two a breakdown the many reasons why.

United Press International, Oct. 17, 2016
Foster kids face higher risk of health problems: Study
The study confirms that children in foster care are particularly vulnerable, said lead researcher Kristin Turney, an associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine. … No one is saying that foster care caused those problems, Turney stressed. “We can’t conclude that foster care created them, or made them worse,” she said.

The New York Times, Oct. 17, 2016
Savings? Yes. But narrow health networks also show troubling signs.
That’s why the results of a recent study of new plans offered in California are especially troubling. Simon Header … and colleagues at the … University of California, Irvine, found that access to primary care physicians was relatively poor for a sample of plans offered through California’s Affordable Care Act Marketplace in 2015.

The Washington Post, Oct. 16, 2016
China drops one-child policy, but ‘exhausted’ tiger moms say one is plenty
But those reports were misleading, said Wang Feng, of the University of California, Irvine. This year’s rise in childbirths is below the government’s target of 2.5 million extra births in 2016, he said, and still modest considering all the pent-up demand that the one-child policy should have created.

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