FROM Jill Tucker
They Want to Be Superintendent of Public Instruction Twelve people are running for Superintendent of Public Instruction , a nonpartisan office. If nobody wins outright next week, the top two will be in a run-off in November. Three Democrats have emerged as front-runners, as we hear from Jill Tucker, education reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle . Frontrunners for Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Gloria Romero Larry Aceves Complete list of candidates
The 'deconstruction' of the administrative state President Trump has failed to fill high-level positions in important agencies — and some people he has named want to phase out the agencies they're supposed to lead. We look at the possible consequences for delivering services and providing security — and at top aide Steve Bannon's plans for "deconstructing the administrative state."
The airline electronics ban and what it means President Trump's Department of Homeland Security has banned all electronic devices larger than cell phones on some foreign airlines flying direct to the US. It's causing confusion as well as inconvenience. Is the motive really just increased security?
Further revelations into Russian involvement in 2016 election Last week's failure to "repeal and replace" Obamacare was an early setback for the Trump Administration. There may be long-term danger of a different kind in multiple investigations into ties with Russia among campaign workers, the White House staff and the Chief Executive himself. We look as some of the threads they're following.