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Labor leader and Los Angeles power-broker Miguel Contreras was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Los Angeles, the week before the 2005 mayoral election. No autopsy was performed, and doctors were pressured to sign a death certificate. The article outlines political power bases in Los Angeles, and speculates how various issues would have had different results if Contreras had lived.
Kansas City Star investigates a local labor leader and political power-broker who ordered or condoned a series of bombings in Kansas and Missouri; reveals local politicians are on his union payroll, Nov. 4 and 8, 1990.