Michael Finnegan

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Not many people knew the name Michael Avenatti before he became the lawyer representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against President Trump.

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Four candidates for Mayor of Los Angeles held the latest in a series of debates that seems endless to political junkies.

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Governor Brown and the legislature balanced next year's budget based on projections of how much revenue will be coming in.

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Governor Brown and the legislature balanced next year's budget based on projections of how much revenue will be coming in.

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