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Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future
Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future

Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future. LAT: Everyone is wondering what you'll do next. Accepted any job offers? AV: "The answer is — I said. I made it pretty clear when I ran in 2001 that I really wanted to be mayor — that I was born and raised here; that my family had deep roots here; my grandpa had come 100 years ago. I've been focused on finishing strong all the way to the end. So I don't have a job after this. I don't have anything in terms of a...

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