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Campaign News | Feb 12, 2020

CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS ENDORSES GEORGE GASC脫N TO BE LA’S NEXT DA

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), who represents Angelenos from Inglewood to Torrance, threw her support behind George Gasc贸n to be LA County’s next District Attorney.聽聽 “For decades the Los Angeles criminal justice system has divided Angelenos into two separate classes, communities of color and everyone else,” said Congresswoman Maxine Waters.聽 “George Gasc贸n […]
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Campaign News | Feb 10, 2020

CHAIR OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY BLASTS RACIST ADS FUNDED BY MAJOR TRUMP DONOR

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, the Chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party, Mark Gonzalez, released the following statement in regards to revelations that racist ads are being funded by major Trump donors, the Groff family.聽 Members of the Groff family donated $150,000 to Trump Victory this cycle, $138,300 to the National Republican Congressional Committee […]
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Campaign News | Feb 10, 2020

STATEMENT ON DA LACEY’S DROPPING OUT OF ANOTHER DEBATE

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, the Gasc贸n for DA campaign released the following statement in response to reports that Jackie Lacey has decided to drop out of yet another debate: “This is a public official that has gone聽to extraordinary聽lengths to dodge the public,聽it’s time for Jackie Lacey to come out of her bunker and face the […]
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Campaign News | Feb 07, 2020

Daily Kos: Los Angeles DA over-prosecutes black people, then blames them for making 鈥榖ad decisions鈥

by聽Jody David Armour At a聽heated district attorney debate聽in Los Angeles last week, DA Jackie Lacey faced questions about why her office incarcerated black Los Angeles residents at聽13 times the rate聽of white residents between 2013 and 2015. Lacey responded by brushing off the racial disparity as a simple fact of life,聽saying that聽by the time cases come […]
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Campaign News | Feb 07, 2020

Los Angeles Daily News: George Gasc贸n for LA district attorney

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD: Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey faces her first set of challengers as an incumbent this March. After first entering office in 2012, Lacey went unopposed in 2016. This time, she faces two challengers with similar critiques of Lacey鈥檚 performance as DA of the largest local prosecutor鈥檚 office in the country. […]
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