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Villaraigosa decision hot topic at Latino Caucus retreat in Napa
Villaraigosa decision hot topic at Latino Caucus retreat in Napa

Antonio Villaraigosa’s decision not to run for the U.S. Senate next year has already become a hot topic of discussion at a Wine Country policy retreat by the California Legislative Latino Caucus. The former mayor of Los Angeles is scheduled to have a lunch meeting Wednesday with members of the 22-person caucus at the Westin Verasa Hotel in Napa, the site of a multi-day retreat. The caucus, which is scheduled to hear a speech tonight from state Supreme Court Justice  Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, has pressed for a strong Latino candidate to enter the Senate race to replace the retiring Barbara Boxer. Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville), the caucus chairman, indicated support...

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