La Crónica de Hoy, 9/30/2010
Lázaro Cárdenas Batel has passed from a proposed name to a real possibility for national leadership of the PRD. The opposition to the “chuchos,” named after the current PRD president Jesús “Chucho” Ortega, have lobbied with the party’s governors and national leadership to pressure Ortega to leave his post in March.
The PRD mayor of Mexico City, Marcel Ebrard, the governor of Michoacán, Leonel Godoy, and Cárdenas father, Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, have expressed their support. In the next few hours the opposition group will meet with Andrés Manuel López Obrador to discuss his opinion.