California’s Most Expensive Political Race and Out-of-Control Border Control

We start with two election day stories: First, why is the race for the relatively obscure post of state superintendent of public instruction so heated? Then, how has big money affected judicial elections? Next, we hear from a Politico writer who says Border Control has gotten out of control, plagued by problems and lax oversight. Then, KCRW host and former congressional candidate Matt Miller talks about his failed run for Henry Waxman’s seat in California’s 33rd District. Finally, what does the Wisconsin gubernatorial race, pitting embattled incumbent Scott Walker against a Democratic challenger, mean for the national political landscape?