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Political interests starting to pick sides in L.A. County race
Political interests starting to pick sides in L.A. County race

Political interests hoping to gain favor with the two remaining candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are starting to line up their support in a high-stakes contest for the Westside district held by Zev Yaroslavsky. Last week, former legislator Sheila Kuehl won the backing of a key labor panel, the first step in getting an official endorsement by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the county's most powerful labor voice. Kuehl is already backed by an array of union, environmental and women's groups, and much of the local Democratic Party machine. Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver, meanwhile, was endorsed by John Duran, a Democrat who...

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