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Villaraigosa even publicly pledged to take the subway to work one day a month, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. In February 2010, Villaraigosa traveled to Washington, D. in order to promote a "Ten/Thirty" plan that requests an .8 billion bridge loan to augment the .8 billion expected from Measure R tax revenues.Proceeds would accelerate the construction of 12 mass transit projects.Villaraigosa is a member of the Democratic Party, and was a national co-chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign, a member of President Barack Obama's Transition Economic Advisory Board, His father abandoned their family when he was 5 years old, and at age of 16, a benign tumor in his spinal column briefly paralyzed him from the waist down, curtailing his ability to play sports.

In 1998, Villaraigosa was chosen by his colleagues to be the Speaker of the Assembly, the first from Los Angeles in 25 years.

After UCLA, Villar attended the Peoples College of Law (PCL), a school that prioritizes a commitment to progressive social change.

After law school, he became a field representative/organizer with the United Teachers Los Angeles where he organized teachers and was regarded as a gifted advocate.

In 2005, he ran for mayor again in a rematch against Hahn and won.

During his tenure as mayor, he gained national attention for his work and was featured in Time's story on the country's 25 most influential Latinos.

In 1998, Villaraigosa was chosen by his colleagues to be the Speaker of the Assembly, the first from Los Angeles in 25 years.After UCLA, Villar attended the Peoples College of Law (PCL), a school that prioritizes a commitment to progressive social change.After law school, he became a field representative/organizer with the United Teachers Los Angeles where he organized teachers and was regarded as a gifted advocate.In 2005, he ran for mayor again in a rematch against Hahn and won.During his tenure as mayor, he gained national attention for his work and was featured in Time's story on the country's 25 most influential Latinos.; born Antonio Ramón Villar Jr.; January 23, 1953) is an American politician who was the 41st Mayor of Los Angeles, California, from 2005 to 2013.