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'Democratic kingmaker' steps down

After decades as California's power broker, San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown bids adieu

By Bobby Caina Calvan
Globe Correspondent / January 5, 2004

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In this city, few characters have been as colorful as quick-witted Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. - onetime ''ayatollah'' of the state Assembly and bane of California conservatives. Bill Clinton once called Brown the ''real Slick Willie.'' (Full Article: 1033 Words)

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