Posts Tagged ‘Antonio Villaraigosa’

Villaraigosa record has pluses for Senate bid — and landmines

Saturday, January 24th, 2015
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The signs are growing that state and national Democrats' attempts to clear the U.S. Senate field in 2016 for California Attorney General Kamala Harris aren't working. Several well-known Democrats are seriously considering challenging Harris, and at least a couple seem likely to run -- starting with ...

Clintons could influence Boxer successor

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Through their political ups and downs, Bill and Hillary Clinton managed to steadily expand their network of professional and personal relationships. In addition to supplying them with a formidable base of loyalty and resources heading into 2016 and Hillary's expected presidential bid, the effort ha...

Sen. Villaraigosa?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is looking for voters to promote him to U.S. senator in 2016. The Times ran an analysis of his pluses and minuses. Basically, his strength is that he's a Latino candidate who could count on Southern California Latino voters in a presidential election year, ...

Prof. Dr. Antonio Villaraigosa, M.A., M.S., Ph.D., M.D., D.D., and B.S.

Saturday, October 26th, 2013
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Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa brought Los Angeles to the brink of bankruptcy, as warned another former mayor, Richard Riordan. The next recession still could see L.A. go BK. Also on Villaraigosa's watch, the city's schools continued to underperform, and its roads continued to crumble...

Could this man beat Jerry Brown?

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Odds are, Gov. Jerry Brown will be with California until 2019. Consider the political situation. It’s no secret that Brown, now 75 years old, would like to be the longest-serving governor in California history. Although he hasn’t formally announced, he is all but sure to run for re-election i...

Governor Villaraigosa?

Monday, July 1st, 2013

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Villaraigosa to Obama

Monday, March 11th, 2013

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Los Angeles teeters on the brink of bankruptcy

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Editor’s Note: This is the Tenth in a CalWatchDog.com Special Series of in-depth articles on municipal bankruptcy Nov. 13, 2012 By Brian Calle Taxpayers in Los Angeles are facing a major crisis if Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other officials do not begin to address the systemic, structural ...

The Complete Guide to John Burton’s Tirades, Outbursts and Expletives

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Sept. 4, 2012 By John Hrabe California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton kicked off the Democratic National Convention Monday by comparing Republicans with Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. “They lie and they don’t care if people think they lie… Joseph Goebbels -- it’s the big lie, y...

Dem confab sports California stars

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Sept. 4, 2012 By John Seiler Except for a hilarious Clint Eastwood stand-up routine, last week's Republican convention in Tampa featured hardly any Californians. At their convention this week in Charlotte, Democrats are showing off their powerful California delegation. The Democratic schedule see...