Rick Taylor

Los Angeles-based political consultant

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Los Angeles' Community College system is the biggest in the nation, and it's been the target of a  week-long investigative series  by the Los Angeles Times.

Politics and a Fragile Economy

Los Angeles' Community College system is the biggest in the nation, and it's been the target of a week-long investigative series by the Los Angeles Times.

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