L.A. Mayor VillaraigosaLOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa late last night released a statement on the re-election of President Barack Obama: “President Obama campaigned on a vision of strengthening America’s ladder of opportunity, expanding our middle class and making the investments that will ensure America’s future prosperity. Tonight, this vision won.

“I would like to congratulate President Obama on his resounding victory. I look forward to working with him in the coming days and months to keep America moving in the right direction.”