LA Mayor Villaraigosa Appears Headed for Re-election

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Suspected terrorists held for years without charges or trials create a conflict between constitutional rights and national security. Barack Obama has promised to restore American values. On our rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what that could mean. If Antonio Villaraigosa is not re-elected next week, it will be a staggering upset. But the Los Angeles Times' endorsement was decidedly lukewarm, and some critics say Jim Hahn was a better Mayor. We hear several assessments. Also, crime shaping politics in the city of Cudahay.


Banner image:Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (L) joins other members and leaders in the East Room of the White House, February 20. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis