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Opinion For D.C. attorney general, one candidate has more experience

D.C. attorney general candidates, from left: Bruce V. Spiva, Ryan Jones and Brian Schwalb. (Photos courtesy of their campaigns) (, Ryan Jones, Brian Schwalb campaign)
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Regarding the May 14 editorial “For D.C. attorney general”:

How can someone running as a clone of current Attorney General Karl A. Racine (D), who endorsed Robert C. White Jr. over incumbent Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) because she is soft on crime, be expected to “reset the toxic relationship” of the attorney general’s office with the mayor’s office?

D.C. deserves an attorney general untinged by conflict of interest. Bruce V. Spiva is that person. Mr. Spiva tops Brian Schwalb on experience and excellence on every issue of concern to D.C. voters.

Edwin M. Truman, Washington