Corruption Charges, Rivals Threaten Hahn's Mayoral Bid

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With less than a week until Los Angeles City voters go to the polls, two former Assembly speakers are giving Mayor Jim Hahn a real scare in his run for a second term. Hahn, who is battling charges of corruption, says former Assembly speakers Bob Hertzberg and Antonio Villaraigosa are Sacramento politicos who favor special interests rather than the interests of the city. Will he make history by losing in the primary? If he survives, will the run-off pit him against Bob Hertzberg or Antonio Villaraigosa? Will the deciding factor be TV spots on the air between now and next Tuesday? We get the latest on the mayoral race from Rick Orlov of the Los Angeles Daily News, Jaime Regalado of the Pat Brown Institute and Raphe Sonenshein, professor of political science at California State University Fullerton.
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United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA)

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)

KCRW's Election Connection on mayoral race

Latest LA Times' Poll on mayoral race

LA Times article on fundraising of mayoral rivals

Orlov's article on Mayor Hahn's plan to hire more cops

Axum Obelisk



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