LA-area state Sen. Tony Mendoza resigns before facing expulsion vote

Los Angeles Daily News quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on why state Sen. Tony Mendoza’s decision to resign might be better for his political future. Mendoza‚Äôs term was set to end in 2018, and he plans to run for election this year as planned, spokesman Robert Alaniz said. One political observer…