Adam Schiff Enters California Senate Race

Adam Schiff Enters California Senate Race
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., outside the Supreme Court on May 16. Photo by: (Francis Chung / POLITICO via AP Images file)

Section 1: Critical Endorsement in California Senate Race

In a significant development for California’s closely watched Senate primary, the Los Angeles Times has thrown its support behind Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), providing a substantial boost to his candidacy in a race that is anticipated to be the most expensive in history.

Section 2: Competitive Three-Way Contest

Schiff is in a three-way race against fellow Democratic representatives Katie Porter and Barbara Lee. This primary battle is gaining attention as it unfolds in the aftermath of Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s passing and the subsequent appointment of Sen. Laphonza Butler, who is not seeking election.

Section 3: LA Times Commends Competitors

While acknowledging the merit of Schiff’s rivals as “smart, experienced, savvy members of the House,” the Times editorial board specifically highlighted the trio’s potential to represent California effectively in the Senate.

Section 4: Schiff’s Outstanding Leadership

The publication distinguished Schiff for his extraordinary leadership in safeguarding the nation’s institutions, upholding the rule of law, and defending American democracy, particularly during the tumultuous tenure of former President Trump.

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