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WATN: Teddy Davis, City Hall player and candidate

teddy-davis-cnn-640.jpgSource: @TeddyDavisCNN on Twitter.

Remember when Teddy Davis showed up in 2011 as press secretary for then-mayor Antonio Villaraigosa? Davis had come from ABC News and SEIU, with local roots. His stay was short-lived, and when he left City Hall in 2013, it was announced that he was going to work as the director of strategic communications for Maryland governor Martin O'Malley.

Just a few months later, Davis came back to LA to run for the City Council seat being vacated by termed-out councilman Tom LaBonge. Davis didn't do very well as a candidate: he finished fifth and out of the money in the primary. The 4th district seat was won in the runoff by David Ryu.

Davis is in the thick of the presidential race now, but not for his old boss Martin O'Malley. Davis is back on the media side as the senior producer for Jake Tapper and "State of the Union" on CNN. He also tweets a lot.

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