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Topic - Tony Mendoza
Lawmakers in California's Assembly will hit the campaign trail this year, touting their votes on all manner of bills. But what they say may not reflect the stand they took when the bill was being debated.
"Sometimes it's very political," he said.
Lawmakers sometimes hold out to see if a bill passes or fails because they are angry at a colleague or want to see if they actually vote for their bill before voting on the colleague's legislation, Democratic Assemblyman Tony Mendoza of Artesia said.