la mayoral race 2013

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Eric Garcetti was elected the 42nd mayor of Los Angeles in May. He's young, friends with President Obama and the city's first elected Jewish mayor. He joins Jacob in our studios for an exclusive interview in his second week as L.A.'s chief executive.
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Over lunch in Sherman Oaks this week, Shallman praised Garcetti's fundraising abilities. He also defended his decision to
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While improving, the unemployment rate remains higher than many other metropolitan areas, and the city's labor market isn't
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Eric Garcetti will be Los Angeles' next mayor. By 3 a.m. Wednesday, with 100 percent of the votes counted, Garcetti had received 54 percent of the vote, making him L.A.'s first elected Jewish mayor.
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Turnout for the 2013 mayoral election was projected to be a historic low: Only 1 in 4 registered voters. That said, L.A.'s
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It's time for Angelenos to go to the polls and cast their votes for a new mayor. But recent surveys are showing that going to the polls is what many of us aren't planning to do.
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The ballot measure states that there should be limits on political campaign spending and that "corporations should not have
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Seven-ish months ago I hated Los Angeles, didn't care who ran for mayor, and had no conception that the city could do anything to hasten the day when the Big Money devil is no longer allowed to poison politics and, by extension, almost every aspect of life.
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Whether you are building a rocket to Mars, an electric car, making a movie or just work and live in Southern California, everyone has a role to play in contributing to the ultimate success of the region.
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The Greuel campaign did not respond to an email or phone calls. But it released a statement late Wednesday saying it is launching
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Greuel, whose 9-year-old son attends a Los Angeles Unified School District charter school, called the topic "personal, not
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Real estate developer Charles Francoeur donated $1,300 to Greuel's campaign in January. Visit the Daily News (Los Angeles
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Daphne Brogdon, a mom who has her own blog and volunteers for Garcetti, wrote on her site, "I’ve been to Eric’s house, I’ve
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What is so wrong with idealism anyway? It inspires and motivates people to get involved and do great things. Isn't that what is sorely needed in Los Angeles today?
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The emails include strategy discussions on how to respond to different issues, such as a Supreme Court decision on campaign
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"As Controller and as a candidate for Mayor, Wendy Greuel has worked 18-hour days for quite some time. She inadvertently
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"Most of you know me...and that matters," Greuel told the crowd. "Lots of charges have been made by my opponent that paints
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For us to make the best decision regarding who to vote for, maybe it's time for us to adapt Reagan's words and "verify then vote." To accomplish this, we can use the following 10 steps to vet each candidate before we vote for them.
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"She talked about the bright side of the moon, and you need to talk about the dark side ... people are really depressed about
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A former talk show host who earned attention for his brash criticisms of City Hall, James frequently slammed Garcetti, Greuel