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Laphonza Butler to Fill Feinstein's Senate Seat

Oct 02, 2023 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    18% Somewhat Conservative

  • Reliability

    40% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    -8% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    -9% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

63% : After the 2020 election, the governor appointed Alex Padilla, then California's secretary of state, to succeed Kamala Harris following her election to the vice presidency.
57% : She previously worked at Airbnb as a director of public policy and campaigns and has a long history working in California politics, including as an adviser to Vice President Kamala Harris' 2020 presidential campaign.
50% : "I am honored to accept Gov. Newsom's nomination to be a U.S. Senator for a state I have long called home," Butler said in a statement Monday, adding that she is "humbled by the Governor's trust.""For women and girls, for workers and unions, for struggling parents waiting for our leaders to bring opportunity back to their homes, for all of California, I'm ready to serve," she said.
38% : He later appointed Shirley Weber, a Black woman, to succeed Padilla as secretary of state.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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