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Capitol Alert: Bass endorses Lee

Sacramento Bee: Capitol Alert | March 2, 2023

Voters prefer Newsom in Sacramento + McCarthy to speak at CAGOP + Bass endorses Lee

[Los Angeles Mayor Karen] Bass joins a chorus of Democratic women of color to endorse [Rep. Barbara] Lee.

Aimee Allison of She the People, Susannah Delano of Close the Gap California, and Irene Kao of Courage California released a joint statement Monday to endorse the Congresswoman. ”We trust Rep. Lee to carry issues that matter most to us — economic and racial justice, abortion rights, immigrant rights, and more. Among all those signaling they will run, Rep. Lee is the only leader who has earned a place in the hearts of Black, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Native, and LGBTQ+ communities,” they said.

“Additionally, Rep. Lee has deep roots in Northern California — a perfect complement to Senator Alex Padilla’s Southern California home base.”