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Herb Wesson seeks second term as powerful president of LA City Council

by Alice Walton | Take Two®

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L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson is backing Measure A as the solution to solving the city's anticipated $216 million deficit for the fiscal year beginning July 1. Andres Aguila/KPCC

Eric Garcetti is on his first day as the mayor of Los Angeles, but at LA City Hall, there's another man whose power rivals that of the mayor: Herb Wesson. On Tuesday, he will be up for re-election as city council president. KPCC's Alice Walton reports.

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