This is the city: Los Angeles, California. I work here. I'm an ex-mayor. Los Angeles is a magnet for people from all over the world. Some of them run for public office. Inevitably some of them stray from the golden rule and rule for those that have the gold. That's when I go to work. My name is Yorty. I'm a dead pol.
Tuesday Evening Briefs on the #CD34 Campaign Proceedings ........, minus a First Cousin (of Tony V.) John
The surprise "Political Earthquake", epicenter within the confines of the 34th Congressional District, was renowned (and rotund) former Assembly Speaker John Perez, vacating his short-lived Congressional Campaign, due to undisclosed health issues.
Former Assembly Speaker John Perez ........, regulating, now State Senator (and then Assemblyman) Anthony Portantino on the Floor of the "Sacrahavana Legislature".
A full length video chronicling the short-lived "John Perez for Congress Campaign".
** Blogger's Notes: Beep, beep, beep ..................., and flat line (again), have gone the post-Assembly Speaker political aspirations of the First Cousin of former Failure LA Mayor Antonio Villar (then Raigosa) John Perez.
Unlike his unsuccessful, third-place campaign for California Controller a couple of years (a blog posts galore) ago, the rotund former Assembly Speaker withdrew from the growing field of candidates seeking to replace Congressman Xavier Becerra, citing medical issues, as noted in the LA Times.
The 47-year-old Democrat declined to offer specifics about his condition, citing a desire to keep it private. But he said it was serious enough that it would keep him from waging a vigorous political campaign in 2017. "The treatment is one that doesn’t lend itself to the intensity of a campaign that the community deserves," he said