Diane Watson Retires

Rep. Diane Watson, at podium, laughs after announcing Wednesday that she will not seek re-election to the congressional seat she has held since 2001. Watson said she is retiring to help care for her 100-year-old mother.
From left, LA  Police Commission President John Mack, Celes King, Jr., Rep. Watson, and NAACP National Board of Directors member Willis Edwards. (D. Dovarganes/AP)