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John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and lesbian community had expressed disappointment that he — an openly gay man and civil rights lawyer — did not back first-place finisher Sheila Kuehl, a lesbian and LGBT pioneer in California's Legislature. Duran responded that Shriver's views were closer to his more conservative business philosophy, and that he didn't want to give his endorsement based on race, gender or sexual identity. "I firmly believe that those who demand equality have to...

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