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Did Newsom Dig a New Hole With Appointment of Senate Replacement for Feinstein?
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October 3, 2023

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Did Gavin Newsom dig himself out of a political hole Sunday when he announced that he had named veteran labor leader and political operative Laphonza Butler to succeed the late Dianne Feinstein in the U.S. Senate?

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Dan Walters has been a journalist for nearly 60 years, spending all but a few of those years working for California newspapers. He began his professional career in 1960, at age 16, at the Humboldt Times. CalMatters is a public interest journalism venture committed to explaining how California’s state Capitol works and why it matters. For more columns by Dan Walters, go to calmatters.org/commentary.

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