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  1. Getting ready for a showdown on Israel at the Democratic conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Hill

    Antonio Villaraigosa, the mayor of Los Angeles at the time, froze like a deer in the headlights at the last Democratic National Convention as he presided over what he presumed would be an uncontroversial voice vote to amend the party's platform to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel. But the convention delegates would have none of it as they roared their opposition, each time more loudly than the last, as Villaraigosa stumbled through calling the question three times until he arbitrarily decided the ayes had enough votes.


  2. Former Los Angeles mayor forms anti-Trump PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Hill

    The former mayor of Los Angeles is launching an anti-Trump PAC that will focus on states with large Latino populations. Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa told reporters Wednesday that he has started a group called Building Bridges, Not Walls that will focus on organizing immigrants against Trump in states like California, Nevada, Arizona and Florida, Reuters reported .


  3. There's momentum to improve VA, now we need action from CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Hill

    There is massive support in this country for improving care and services for our Veterans, their families and survivors. But goodwill isn't enough.


  4. Hollywood's power brokers siding with Clinton over SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | The Hill

    Studio players, big-money agents and A-listers like George Clooney are all backing the Democratic presidential front-runner, who has strong connections in the entertainment industry. "I am not aware of one senior person in Hollywood backing Bernie," one major Hollywood executive and fundraiser told The Hill.


  5. Obama, Hollywood huddle to take back Senate, HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Hill

    President Obama will be the star attraction at two fundraisers in Los Angeles this week that are intended to raise money for Democrats hoping to win back the House and the Senate this fall. Obama's rush to California for House and Senate Democrats is fresh evidence of the optimism his party feels about its chances of taking back at least one of the two chambers.


  6. Hollywood doles out dollars for Senate DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Hill

    Hollywood's Democrats are ramping up their fundraising efforts for key Senate races in hopes of regaining control of the chamber. In an election year dominated by the presidential race, Senate Democrats hope to win attention and money for their races with the high-profile fight to confirm Merrick Garland, the man President Obama nominated to the Supreme Court on Wedneday.


  7. Former LA mayor calls for Mexican-Americans to vote against TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Hill

    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told Mexican senators Tuesday that eligible Mexican citizens in the United States must be "pushed" to naturalize and vote. Villaraigosa, a Democrat, lamented that Mexican-Americans are the ethnic group least likely to vote, because "they believe that if they register they will be returned to Mexico, many times they don't become citizens, and if they do, they don't make it to the polling stations."


  8. Obama dines with Hollywood donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Hill

    President Obama on Thursday night dined with three Hollywood VIPs and political donors - Jeffrey Katzenberg, Alan Horn and Will Smith - after a set of fundraisers in Los Angeles, according to Deadline Hollywood . The publication reported the DreamWorks Animation CEO, the Walt Disney Studios chairman and the Academy Award-nominated actor all ate with the president as his hotel.


  9. Democracy for America endorses in California House primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Hill

    Democracy for America is backing Nanette Barragan's bid to replace Rep. Janice Hahn in what could be one of the tightest House primaries in the nation. "Nanette Barragan hasn't simply spoken out against income inequality and for racial justice, she's led the charge against the wealthy and powerful interests that block the progressive change our country needs," Jim Dean, the DFA's chairman, said in a statement provided to The Hill.


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