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Resource ID: #14281
Subject: Politics
Source: Los Angeles Times
Date: July 7, 12, 13, August 21, 23, September 16, 19, October 10, December 23, 24, 30, 31, 1997 January 9, 12, 1998



Richard Alatorre is at the hub of Los Angeles' most powerful political machine and is a major power broker in the nation's most populous county. In a series of articles over a six-month period, The Times examined the busy intersection of the lawmaker's personal finances and public duties. The stories laid bare conflicts of interest, misuse of office and possible violations of federal banking and political corruption laws by Alatorre.

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