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Shriver-Kuehl supervisorial race takes on a confrontational tone
Shriver-Kuehl supervisorial race takes on a confrontational tone

The race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has taken an increasingly confrontational tone in the final weeks as former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver has stepped up TV ads and mailers attacking the record of his rival, former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl. Shriver has sought to tie Kuehl to the state's budget problems, electricity industry deregulation and cuts in education funding. Kuehl, who served from 1994 to 2008 in the Assembly and later the Senate, said the assertions are "idiotic lies" and a sign of desperation on Shriver's part. Bill Carrick, Shriver's consultant, said the ads and press releases are necessary...

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