Waxman, Yaroslavsky leave void

Candidates for two high-profile seats are lining up

The pending departure of two prominent politicians in Los Angeles and Washington D.C. is opening the door for a new generation of legislators eager to represent local constituents.
After 20 consecutive terms, U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman, the incumbent in the 33rd Congressional District whose political career began when Gerald Ford was president, announced he would retire next year.
Zev Yaroslavsky, who was elected to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors 3rd District in 1994, is also ready to h...

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