Take Two for July 1, 2013

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

City Councilman Herb J. Wesson Jr.

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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.

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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