Ed Lee

The billionaire's mayor

Mayor Ed Lee calls himself a progressive — but rich, powerful conservatives are funding his campaign

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Two words Ed Lee doesn't want to hear

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There are two words no candidate wants to hear a month before Election Day:

"Criminal investigation."

I give District Attorney George Gascon credit -- I didn't think he'd ever really go after municipal corruption, but he's showing at least a bit of political spine here, launching an investigation into the dubious campaign contributions of Ed Lee. Lee's campaign immediately said there would be full cooperation:Read more »