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Politicians testify against Alarcons in perjury, fraud trial
Politicians testify against Alarcons in perjury, fraud trial

With just a few prosecution witnesses left to call, the perjury and voter fraud case against former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon focused Tuesday on testimony from two fellow politicians. Alarcon and his wife have been accused of lying about whether they lived at a house in Panorama City so Alarcon could run to represent the council's 7th District. Since the trial began last month, mostly neighbors and utility workers have taken the stand to suggest that the Alarcons didn't spend enough time at the Panorama City home to meet the legal definition of a permanent residence. Prosecutors said the couple actually lived in a bigger home in Sun Valley. Lawyers for the Alarcons said...

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