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California Legislature leadership

Laws and LegislationCrime, Law and JusticeRicardo LaraKevin de LeonDarrell Steinberg
State Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), left, Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) celebrate a bill signing last year. Steinberg's support for turning over Senate leadership to De Leon this year has sparked a debate over power... Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times
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