Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) announced Tuesday she is running for U.S. Senate in 2024, amid uncertainty over whether Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) will seek a sixth full term that year.
“I’m running for the U.S. Senate because Californians deserve a warrior fighting for them in Washington,” Porter, 49, wrote.
Feinstein, 89, last year filed initial paperwork to run for reelection in 2024 but has not explicitly said whether she will seek another term.
Today, I'm proud to announce my candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2024. pic.twitter.com/X1CSE8T12B — Katie Porter (@katieporteroc) January 10, 2023.
“It’s not dictated by what Katie Porter does, nor would it ever be,” the person said, also citing the California storms.
There have been no Black women in the Senate since Kamala D. Harris of California resigned her seat to serve as vice president.
“I’ve known Rep. Katie Porter since she was a law student in my bankruptcy class 20 years ago,” Warren wrote then. »