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Will Ryu stir the pot or play ball with Wesson?
Will Ryu stir the pot or play ball with Wesson?

For the last two months, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson was a reliable ally of Carolyn Ramsay, helping her as she ran in last week's election for the seat being vacated by her former boss, Councilman Tom LaBonge. Ramsay, who had described Wesson as a mentor and role model, secured the council president's endorsement right after the March primary. Wesson hosted a fundraiser for Ramsay the following month, helping her campaign pull in more than $68,000 in a single day. Voters made a different choice, electing hospital executive David Ryu, who ran on the idea that the status quo is not working at City Hall. How Ryu, a self-proclaimed outsider, will interact with...

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