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When Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa entered the governor's race, it was widely assumed that their past extramarital affairs were behind them. The details about their relationships when they served as mayors of San Francisco and Los Angeles, respectively, had been aired more than a decade ...
The California Police Chiefs Assn. on Monday endorsed former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for California governor, the second major law enforcement organization to back the Democratic candidate. In January, Villaraigosa was also endorsed by the Peace Officers Research Assn. of California, the largest law ...

The race for California governor appears to be tightening, according to a new poll Wednesday, as former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa pulled closer to Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in what's shaping up to be an all-Democrat general election in November. The poll, which was released by the Public ...
A new public policy poll shows Democrat Gavin Newsom leading fellow Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa 23 to 21. Republican John Cox is in third place with 9 percent. In California, the top two vote-getters in the primary go to the general regardless of party. Several of the candidates were in San Diego ...
WASHINGTON -- A new California poll shows Gavin Newsom, the state's lieutentant governor, and Antonio Villaraigosa, former Los Angeles mayor, are leading the field among voters who've made up their mind ahead of June's gubernatorial primaries. Newsom is preferred by independents and ...
Democratic Candidates for California Governor Gavin Newsom, left, speaks next to Antonio Villaraigosa at a NARAL Pro-Choice California event in San ... The contest at the top of California governor's race is tightening up, but Democrats Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa remain far ahead of the ...

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo endorsed former Los Angeles mayor and state Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa for governor—just before three other South Bay officials announced their support for another gubernatorial contender, Gavin Newsrom. At the Vermont House on Jan. 31, Liccardo and ...
Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Democrats who polls show are holding the top-two positions ahead of the June primary. Newsom has repeatedly apologized since his affair with his appointments secretary came to light in 2007. Ruby Rippey-Tourk, the aide to the then ...
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks after being endorsed for Governor by Los Angeles City Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, seen speaking after being endorsed for governor by Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles on ...
Thursday night's gubernatorial forum in Los Angeles between six of the major candidates surfaced some of the sharpest critiques that the Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa campaigns have leveled against each other. Newsom and Villaraigosa, Democratic rivals and former mayors of San Francisco ...
Latino voters in California strongly support Antonio Villaraigosa in the governor's race, but a significant number remain undecided, according to a new poll released Wednesday. Villaraigosa, the former mayor of Los Angeles, was backed by 31% of Latino registered voters in a Latino Community Foundation ...
Candidate for California governor Antonio Villaraigosa slapped at front-runner Gavin Newsom's education record on Wednesday by pointing to racial disparities in San Francisco's schools. “In the debate the other day, one of the candidates talked about how great his county had done on education, on test ...
Four Democrats – State Treasurer John Chiang, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, former Superintendent of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa — and two Republicans — businessman John Cox and Assemblyman Travis Allen — fought to stand out ...
The sharpest exchange came from rival Democrat and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who ridiculed Newsom for supporting a state-sponsored universal healthcare system last year without identifying a way to pay for it. The proposal was shelved in the Legislature because of a cost ...
A new independent expenditure committee formed Friday to help push Antonio Villaraigosa into the fall runoff for California governor. Veterans of campaigns for President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton formed the Villaraigosa Governor of California 2018 Super PAC. Its launch comes as public polls ...
Welcome to Essential Politics, our in-the-moment look at California political and government news. Sign up for our free newsletter for analysis and more, and subscribe to the California Politics Podcast. Don't miss our Essential Politics page in Sunday's California section. All updates, 2018 election ...
Despite a tough childhood, Villaraigosa has shown that Latinos go far beyond a stigma and that they can change the course of national politics. Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. Share. Email. Meet Antonio Villaraigosa, the symbol of the... Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. Share. Email.

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is running to succeed California Gov. Jerry Brown. Villaraigosa, who served as speaker of the state Assembly from 1998 to 2000, considered campaigning for governor in the 2010 election but like his Democratic rival, Gavin Newsom, he decided to step aside ...
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday blasted a company that has employed and donated heavily to gubernatorial race rival and fellow Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa. Newsom, campaigning at a union hall in Riverside, was asked about his position on Cadiz Inc.'s proposal to pump water from a ...
Standing in front of an 11-foot-tall Christmas tree, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa laid out a vision for housing and redevelopment in California, surrounded by a living room crowd of mayors, city councilmembers, county supervisors, former politicians and Democratic heavyweights.
Antonio Villaraigosa is closing the gap with fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom in the California governor's race, according to the latest Public Policy Institute of California poll. PPIC's statewide survey has Newsom, the lieutenant governor, at 23 percent and Villaraigosa, the former Los Angeles mayor, at 21 ...
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo endorsed Antonio Villaraigosa for governor on Wednesday expressing his appreciation for the former Los Angeles mayor's pragmatic approach and his record in elected office. "I look forward to working with him to tackle the economic divide we face in the state, including the ...
Antonio Villaraigosa reports having almost $6 million socked away in bid for governor. Former L.A. Mayor Antonio ... Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa had more than $5.9 million in the bank at the beginning of the year for his gubernatorial bid, lagging far behind top Democratic rival Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Democratic candidate for California governor Antonio Villaraigosa recently described the lack of poor and minority students at state universities as a "crisis." The former Los Angeles mayor rattled off statistics about the severity of the problem during an interview with San Diego TV station KUSI on December ...
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa looks at solar panels the Kern Community College District Weill Institute's 21st Century Energy Center. ... California gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa talked innovation, the economy, jobs and politics during a business roundtable in downtown ...
Of all his former political posts, Antonio Villaraigosa is most widely known for serving eight years as mayor of Los Angeles, a powerful position that he's counting on voters to remember as they scan next year's ballot in the race for governor. Except he can't call himself the former mayor. His rival, former state ...
With the 2018 midterm elections heating up, California's crowded governor race includes two frontrunners, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. And at first glance, it looks like the race could come down to geography, with L.A.—and its larger population—favoring ...
As part of a discussion held by Stanford Democrats on Thursday, former mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa talked to audience members on immigration law, California politics and public service. The Daily sat down with Villaraigosa, who is one of the Democratic candidates running for Governor of ...
Antonio Villaraigosa has a shot at becoming California's first Latino governor since 1875. But he doesn't want to hear that. “I'm an American, not only a Latino,” Villaraigosa said in a recent interview with Newsweek. “I love this country.” With the election still a year away, Villaraigosa, who appeared on the ...
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, right, with Steven Sugarman, the former chairman of Banc of California, one of Villaraigosa's clients since leaving office. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times). By Seema Mehta and Patrick McGreevyContact Reporters · Antonio Villaraigosa · Avon · John ...
Since leaving the Los Angeles mayor's office in 2013, Antonio Villaraigosa has made more than $4 million by advising companies such as Herbalife, Banc of California and natural resources company Cadiz, teaching at the University of Southern California and earning speaking fees, according to tax ...
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson endorsed Antonio Villaraigosa for governor on Monday, telling a group of underprivileged and minority youths that it was critical to elect a man who understood their struggles and would take their values to Sacramento. “Rarely do we have an opportunity to ...
Gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa joined former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina and Mickey Ibarra, former director of intergovernmental affairs for former President Bill Clinton, at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes on Wednesday evening to read excerpts from the book “Latino Leaders ...
A recent poll for the 2018 California gubernatorial primary shows former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is hot on the heels of current frontrunner Gavin Newsom, lieutenant governor of the Golden State. So far, Newsom has the support of 23 percent of the voters, but Villaraigosa has 18. The poll ...
This segment features California gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa, the former mayor of Los Angeles and Speaker of the state Assembly. This transcript has been edited for clarity and some explanations have been added in parentheses. The full presentation is available on YouTube. I grew up in ...
Antonio Villaraigosa wants to give big-city California mayors control over their local schools – a power he strived for as mayor of Los Angeles ...
Antonio Villaraigosa pauses atop a staircase at Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights and recalls an altercation with a “gang guy” who ...
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (left) and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, both Democrats, are competing in the 2018 ...
Antonio Villaraigosa gives a pep talk in Los Angeles at Cathedral High School, where he once was also a student. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times).
Antonio Villaraigosa launched his political career as a union organizer in L.A. As mayor, he became one of labor's biggest foes. Now, in the ...
Antonio Villaraigosa launched his political career off his work as a union organizer, and labor played a critical role in getting him elected to ...
Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, left, and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are both California gubernatorial candidates. (Getty Images).
Antonio Villaraigosa, stopping off Wednesday in the Central Valley to survey construction of the state's oft-debated high speed rail system, ...
Four years after his mayoralty came to an end, Antonio Villaraigosa is no longer the scrappy upstart whose rise to power symbolized Latinos' ...
Garcetti's decision would reverberate far beyond the governor's race, a contest that includes his predecessor, Antonio Villaraigosa, as well as ...
Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) endorsed Antonio Villaraigosa's gubernatorial bid on Tuesday, arguing that his record of fighting for equal rights ...
Antonio R. Villaraigosa, a former mayor of Los Angeles, has been courting Central Valley voters in his bid for governor. Credit Mark ...
Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has just reacted to the TMZ story, in which we reported some powerful Dem fundraisers and political ...
Antonio Villaraigosa, former mayor of Los Angeles, is given a freshly picked strawberry from picker Leticia Rodriguez while grower Ricky ...
Democratic candidate for governor Antonio Villaraigosa will be in Riverside on Wednesday, Aug. 16 for a private fundraiser. A former Los ...


 

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