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Race for Becerra’s seat begins to take shape

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman David Ryu announced Dec. 12 that he will not run for the 34th Congressional District seat, expected to be vacated when Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Los Angeles, is confirmed as the state’s next attorney general. “I have spent the last several days talking to family, friends and constituents about the future Read More…

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Governor picks Becerra as state’s attorney general

LOS ANGELES — Longtime Eastside Rep. Xavier Becerra has been appointed as California’s next attorney general by Gov. Jerry Brown to succeed fellow Democrat Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate last month. Becerra has represented his Los Angeles County district in Congress since 1993. Prior to that he was an assemblyman and Read More…

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Elected officials rally in support of gun safety legislation

LOS ANGELES — A group of elected officials joined other community leaders and Angelenos affected by gun violence at City Hall June 29, calling on Congress to vote on bills to prevent gun violence. “We can’t just have moments of silence when we see American lives perish,” Rep. Xavier Becerra said. “It’s time to allow the Read More…