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Mayor of Los Angeles

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Eric Garcetti: Mayor of Los Angeles
Eric Michael Garcetti is an American politician serving as the 42nd and current mayor of Los Angeles since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected in the 2013 election and won reelection in 2017. A former member of the Los Angeles City Council, Garcetti served as council president from 2006 to 2012. He is the city's first elected Jewish mayor, its second consecutive Mexican American mayor, and at age 42 at the time of his inauguration, the youngest in over 100 years.


LA Hits Record Low Hospitalizations For COVID [Video]

LA Hits Record Low Hospitalizations For COVID

Covid-19 hospitalizations in Los Angeles are at their lowest since April. The number has fallen to its lowest level since early April, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced. “Today, 1,062 Angelenos are in..

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DHS chief Wolf says cannot police U.S. poll sites [Video]

DHS chief Wolf says cannot police U.S. poll sites

The acting director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Sunday said he didn't have the authority to send officers to watch polling sites, after President Donald Trump said he would deploy..

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