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Obama & Villaraigosa: It's Like They're, uhhh, Bros

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., right, is greeted by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at the League of United Latino American Citizens in Washington. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Here's Presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama pumping fists with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at yesterday's League of United Latin American Citizens convention in Washington D.C. The Illinois Senator wasn't the mayor's first choice, but he's certainly showing "dedication" as he flew a redeye out to be there and is already back in LA today.

However, the LA Times observes that Villaraigosa was more exicted than anyone else.

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"You can feel the electricity in the room today," he said, although the room was quiet. "Come on, let's go," he tried, encouraging a slightly delayed cheer from the League of United Latin American Citizens.