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Mel Levine

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President of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Board of Commissioners and practicing attorney at the Los Angeles office of Gibson Dunn and Crutcher; former Congressman (D-CA); former board-member of AIPAC, the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee; advisor to Barack Obama

Mel Levine on KCRW

LA's Department of Water and Power is the biggest utility of its kind in the country, but it's had five managers in the past seven years.

LA's Department of Water and Power: Who's in Charge?

LA's Department of Water and Power is the biggest utility of its kind in the country, but it's had five managers in the past seven years.

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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is  on her way  to South Asia for talks with the governments of India and Pakistan.  But the consequences of last week's terror attacks in Mumbai…

Local Reaction to Obama's National Security Team

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is on her way to South Asia for talks with the governments of India and Pakistan.  But the consequences of last week's terror attacks in Mumbai…

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Barack Obama  says Israel is " America's strongest ally in the Middle East," but skeptics contend he's soft on the Palestinians and not tough enough on Iran.

Obama, Clinton and Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Barack Obama says Israel is " America's strongest ally in the Middle East," but skeptics contend he's soft on the Palestinians and not tough enough on Iran.

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