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Latino leaders scramble to find another Senate candidate without Villaraigosa
Latino leaders scramble to find another Senate candidate without Villaraigosa

A day after Antonio Villaraigosa  said he would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, Latino legislators were scrambling Wednesday to find another candidate who might represent their interests in the contest. Members of the Legislative Latino Caucus holding a policy retreat in Napa said there are others who would energize the Latino electorate in the contest to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer. "Regardless of Antonio's decision, there are still viable Latino and Latina candidates who would continue to excite voters, make it a contested race and bring out Latino voters in the 2016 election,” said Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville), the caucus chairman....

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