- Making News: Mexico's President Fox Rejects US Oil Deal
Last week, a Congressional committee demanded that in exchange for an immigration agreement, Mexico open state-owned oil company Pemex to American investors. Mexicans are furious and President Vicente Fox has called the request -unacceptable.- Daniel Lund, a market researcher and public opinion pollster in Mexico City, calls the hot-button issue a legacy no one is willing to give up.
- Reporter's Notebook: Martin Ludlow, Candidate for LA's 10th City Council District
Two candidates face off in next week-s runoff to replace termed-out LA City Councilman Nate Holden in the 10th District. Deron Williams, Holden-s chief-of-staff, has been troubled by reports of his 1998 jail term for cocaine possession. Williams says he-s turned his life around but declined being on our program. Martin Ludlow, who has close ties to recently elected Councilman Antonio Villaraigosa and to organized labor, joins us.