Laphonza Butler sworn in as Senate's newest member to succeed Feinstein

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
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Top Democrats welcomed Sen. Laphonza Butler (D-CA) to the Capitol on Tuesday for her first day on the job after being appointed over the weekend by Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA). The Senate’s newest member gathered with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in his leadership office ahead of being sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris in the Old Senate Chamber. The Congressional Black Caucus then hosted Butler for a ceremonial swearing-in at the Rosa Parks statue in Statuary Hall. Asked by the Washington Examiner how her first day was...

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