Billionaire Caruso on spending binge to sway LA mayor’s race


              FILE - Businessman Rick Caruso speaks during the Los Angeles mayoral debate with Congresswoman Karen Bass at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Republican-turned Democrat billionaire developer Caruso will face Democratic U.S. Rep Karen Bass in the race for Los Angeles mayor. (Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
            
              Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., foreground, gestures while speaking to volunteers and supporters during a gathering to kick off the final stretch of her campaign for Los Angeles Mayor at her campaign headquarters in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Democrat Bass will face Republican-turned Democrat billionaire developer Rick Caruso in the race for Los Angeles mayor. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
            
              Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., speaks to volunteers and supporters during a gathering to kick off the final stretch of her campaign for Los Angeles Mayor at her campaign headquarters in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Democrat Bass will face Republican-turned Democrat billionaire developer Rick Caruso in the race for Los Angeles mayor. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
            
              Rick Caruso, a Democratic candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, waves to supporters attending a primary election campaign event in Los Angeles, Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Republican-turned Democrat billionaire developer Caruso will face Democratic U.S. Rep Karen Bass in the race for Los Angeles mayor. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
Billionaire Caruso on spending binge to sway LA mayor’s race