Talking Politics: Newsom Nixes Executions / Campaign Jam
Gov. Newsom declared a moratorium on executions in the Golden State while the 2020 Democratic Party presidential wagon train got longer. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (3-17-19)

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House Leader Pelosi Calls For Override Vote After Trump's Veto In Battle Over Wall FundingSpeaker Pelosi is calling call for an override vote, even if they don’t have the supermajority needed to overturn the President Trump's veto. Katie Nielsen explains this latest salvo in the president's battle to fund a border wall.
BART Endorses Transit Near Homes Bill, Approves New Downtown SF EscalatorsThe BART Board of Directors on Thursday endorsed Senate Bill 50, which aims to increase housing near transit. BART officials also approved a plan to replace often broken escalators in Downtown San Francisco stations. (3/14/19)
Airlines, Passengers Scramble After Trump Orders Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max PlanesAirlines are scrambling to rearrange flights for thousands of passengers in the wake of President Donald Trump's order grounding Boeing 737 Max jets, in the wake of the recent deadly plane crash in Ethiopia. Jackie Ward reports. (3/14/19)
San Mateo DA Says Newsom's Death Penalty Order 'Flies In The Face' Of VotersThree times in the past five years, California voters have reaffirmed the death penalty; some even said they wanted to speed up the process. On Wednesday, Gov. Newsom hit the brakes on the death penalty for at least the next few years. Phil Matier discusses the politics of capital punishment. (3-13-2019)
Newsom To Sign Executive Order Suspending ExecutionsGov. Gavin Newsom is expected to announce that he would sign an executive order suspending executions in the state. Katie Nielsen reports. (3/13/19)
Feinstein Calls For Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max 8 Jet After Deadly CrashesAs Boeing faces increased scrutiny following two deadly crashes in the last several months, Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling on the FAA to ground 737 Max 8 jets. The planes have already been grounded by several other countries. Jackie Ward reports. (3/12/19)

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