Los Angeles – District Attorney Steve Cooley won’t run for 4th term; he endorses deputy district attorney Jacquelyn Lacey

Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley won’t run for 4th term; he endorses deputy district attorney Jacquelyn Lacey – May 17, 2011 – 2:22 pm Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley said Tuesday that he would not run for a fourth term as the county’s top prosecutor, ending intense speculation as a crowded field of candidates vies to succeed him. Cooley had remained coy for months about his political future, and his decision promises to have a dramatic effect on the 2012 campaign, which includes several hopefuls who promised to pull out of the race if Cooley ran again. Cooley told The Times that many of his law enforcement supporters [More:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/05/steve-cooley-district-attorney.html ]

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Los Angeles – District Attorney Steve Cooley won’t run for 4th term; he endorses deputy district attorney Jacquelyn Lacey