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Katie Porter blames billionaires, campaign 'lies' in concession speech even though big donors backed her

Posted on AllSides March 6th, 2024
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California Democrat Katie Porter took a swipe at Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and special interest groups after losing the open Senate primary, suggesting that Schiff's campaign spent millions "peddling lies" and ultimately boosted the Republican in the race, former baseball player Steve Garvey, on Super Tuesday.

"We're standing three to one in TV spending and an onslaught of billionaires who spent millions peddling lies," Porter said in her concession speech Tuesday night. "And our opponent's spending more to boost the Republican than promoting his own campaign."

"While the votes are...

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