San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dead at 65

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The mayor of San Francisco, Ed Lee, died suddenly this morning in the city’s general hospital. He was 65 years old.

Lee was the city’s first Asian American mayor, and a former civil rights attorney known for his progressive immigration policies and support for a higher minimum wage.

Scott Shafer, senior editor of California politics and government at public radio station KQED, looks back at Lee's life and legacy.

This segment is hosted by Todd Zwillich

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