Arturo Vargas

National Organization of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials

Guest

Executive Director of NALEO, the National Organization of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials; former Chairman of the Los Angeles Redistricting Commission

Arturo Vargas on KCRW

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Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that he would not enter the race for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the US Senate.

Villaraigosa Won't Run for Senate

Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that he would not enter the race for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the US Senate.

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