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Villaraigosa's experience could play well in the Senate
Villaraigosa's experience could play well in the Senate

SACRAMENTO — Antonio Villaraigosa's resume definitely qualifies him to be a U.S. senator and suggests the potential of a pretty effective one. Big city mayor. State legislative leader. Player in the national political arena. Plus: iron will, charm and street smarts (usually). But let's not get too far ahead of ourselves. The single biggest, absolutely necessary qualification to gain admission to "the world's greatest deliberative body" is to win more votes than your opponent. So far the former Los Angeles mayor and state Assembly speaker is only "seriously considering" running for the seat that four-term Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of...

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