CA’s Political Mugs

A look at the day-to-day expressions of some of our local politicians.

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during an election night rally on May 21, 2013 in Los Angeles. Garcetti faced Wendy Greuel in the mayoral runoff and won. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has recently been accused of sexual harassment by several women who serve on his staff.
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, appears in Sacramento, Calif. on Apr. 4, 2011.
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Former Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante was said in February of 2012 to be considering running for Congress. Bustamante has faced several controversies during his time in the California legislation, including a lawsuit from the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Former two-term Assembly Speaker Robert Hertzberg speaks to NBC4 about the election of Governor Jerry Brown. Hertzberg was present during Brown's first election in 1974, and joined him again in 2011 to face a completely different kind of government.
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LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa engrosses himself in a traditional Easter foot-washing at the Los Angeles Mission's Easter meal for the homeless on Mar. 21, 2008 in Downtown Los Angeles.
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Then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivers a terminator-worthy glare after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Feb. 22, 2010.
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Former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican candidate for Governor Meg Whitman looks amused during a speech at the Greater San Jose Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Mar. 18, 2010.
Then California Attorney General, Governor Jerry Brown looks devastated as he arrives at the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals May 14, 2007 in San Francisco.
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Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein covers her face as she listens to testimony during a U.S. Supreme Court nomination hearing.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, shown here with John Picard, flashes a smile at the unveiling of Shangri-La Construction's Hangar 25 on Dec. 9, 2008 in Los Angeles.
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U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer looks concerned as she speaks to the media on the nomination of Judge Janice Rogers Brown to the U.S. Appeals Court during a news conference on Capitol Hill Jun. 7, 2005 in Washington, DC.
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Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in 2010 and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina is contemplative at the Tax Day Tea Party Apr. 15, 2010, in Pleasanton, California.
California State Assemblyman Leland Yee gazes at California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as he signs an emergency prescription drug legislation at a Safeway pharmacy on Jan. 20, 2006 in Alameda.
California Secretary of State Debra Bowen smiles brightly for a re-election campaign photo.
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Then-San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom contemplates the situation during a press conference to announce new anti-gun initiatives June 27, 2008 in San Francisco. He began serving as Lieutenant Governor in 2011 under Governor Jerry Brown.
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Former Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado and former State Senator Roy Ashburn joke around following a session of the State Senate on Feb. 18, 2009 in Sacramento.
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Then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger stands stoic as he listens at a press conference where he released California's Climate Adaptation Strategy final report on December 2, 2009 on Treasure Island in San Francisco.
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Former Governor Gray Davis faces the cameras before the start of the Museum of Television and Radio's Third Celebrity Golf Classic at Sherwood Country Club on Jun. 6, 2005 in Thousand Oaks.
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Senate President Darrell Steinberg rallies for a single Republican vote to pass the state's budget during a news conference Feb. 18, 2009, in Sacramento.
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State Senator Mark Wyland can't hide his exhaustion as he listens to arguments during a session of the State Senate on Feb. 18, 2009 in Sacramento.
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Then-California attorney general, current Governor Jerry Brown gives a determined look to San Francisco mayor Willie Brown before a press conference Apr. 23, 2009, in San Francisco.
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State Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez appears troubled as he listens to victims of the Bernard Madoff investment fraud case during a special hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Financial Malfeasance May 28, 2009 in Los Angeles.
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Former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom shares a moment with another attendee at the ribbon cutting for Virgin America's first official international flight to Toronto at San Francisco International Airport on June 29, 2010, in San Francisco.
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California Assemblywoman Fran Pavley can't contain her surprise when she earns an environmental leadership award at the 10th Annual Green Cross Millennium Awards at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Apr. 1, 2006.
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California Assemblyman Mark Leno experiences a tense moment at a marriage equality rally on Capitol Hill Oct. 11, 2004 in Washington, DC.
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California Senator Gilbert A. Cedillo looks thrilled posing with actress Eva Longoria at Padres Contra El Cancer 20th Anniversary Gala at Skirball Cultural Center on Mar. 31, 2005 in Los Angeles.
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Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger laughs during the reopening of Universal Studios' back lot on May 27, 2010 in Universal City.
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