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Biden renominates Garcetti, others as new Senate begins

Jan. 03, 2023 17:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden still wants former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who has been shadowed by a controversy over sexual harassment, to serve as his ambassador to India. He renominated Garcetti as the new congressional session began Tuesday. Garcetti was...

In ailing LA, Mayor-elect Karen Bass promises unity, change

Nov. 17, 2022 17:40 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Karen Bass, the first Black woman elected Los Angeles mayor, sketched her vision Thursday to reform the scandal-plagued City Hall and solve an out-of-control homeless crisis. A day after her historic victory over billionaire developer Rick Caruso, Bass appeared...

LA elects US Rep Karen Bass mayor, first Black woman in post

Nov. 16, 2022 21:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Karen Bass defeated developer Rick Caruso to become the next mayor of Los Angeles on Wednesday, making her the first Black woman to hold the post as City Hall contends with an out-of-control homeless crisis, rising crime rates and multiple scandals that have shaken...

Congresswoman ahead of developer in seesaw LA mayor's race

Nov. 11, 2022 20:16 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Karen Bass established a fragile lead Friday over developer Rick Caruso in their back-and-forth contest to become the next mayor of Los Angeles, with many ballots uncounted and the outcome not expected until at least next week. Returns released by the...

Billionaire, congresswoman in close match in LA mayoral race

Nov. 09, 2022 02:41 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Developer Rick Caruso and Democratic U.S. Rep. Karen Bass were nearly tied in early returns Tuesday in their battle to become the next mayor of Los Angeles, as voters considered a stark choice between candidates with City Hall in turmoil. Caruso held a slim edge,...