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L.A. Democratic leader roots for Republican Donnelly

L.A. Democratic leader roots for Republican Donnelly

It's not often that a Democratic party leader roots for a Republican.

But on Tuesday night Eric Bauman, chairman of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party, said he was pulling for state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks) in the California governor's race.

Early returns showed Gov. Jerry Brown easily placing first in Tuesday's primary. Bauman said he was cheering for Donnelly, a colorful, tea party-style candidate who has repeatedly staged events at gun ranges, because he would a fun opponent.

"He would be much more entertaining for the people of...

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