*More than three weeks after he declared victory in the race for state attorney general, Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley conceded defeat today as he trailed by more than 50,000 votes in one of the closest statewide races in California history, reports the LA Times.

The decision means that San Francisco Dist. Atty. Kamala Harris will assume the post of California’s top law enforcement official, giving Democrats a clean sweep of the statewide offices.

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