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Mark Barabak

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Non-Academy Award winning LA Times political writer. Proud California native, happiest when in the Sierra. Just like Billy Sunday, in a shotgun ragtime band.

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Mark Z. Barabak covers state and national politics for the Los Angeles Times, based in San Francisco. A reporter for more than 35 years, Barabak has covered campaigns and elections in 49 of the 50 states, including all or part of 10 presidential campaigns and dozens of mayoral, gubernatorial and ...

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Schaaf said she was defending upstanding members of the community and tried quiet channels, which didn't work. Insists she did the right thing, showing Oakland "would not be cowed by a bully." 
Libby Schaaf has seemingly cemented reelection as Oakland mayor and positioned herself for future office. Still, even in a city where Trump is loathed some question her brazen whistle-blowing on a fed immigration raid 
RT @haileybranson: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is having a moment. But will a war with Trump help or hurt the city? 
Is she a left-wing heroine and brave face of anti-Trump resistance, or the law-breaking, mollycoddling embodiment of Left Coast lunacy? Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says: Neither. One from my hometown: 
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