FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 23, 2018


LOS ANGELES, CA – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez endorsed Kevin de León in his race for the U.S. Senate.

“Kevin de León is a leader with an unflinching commitment to protecting California’s progressive policies and values," said Congressman Jimmy Gomez. "Senator de León and I worked side-by-side in the state legislature to bring equity to our economy, engage young people in our elections, and clean our air and water.  Together we will continue to bring the issues Californians care about most to the forefront: Medicare-for-All, comprehensive immigration reform, and a criminal justice system that prioritizes justice over incarceration. Senator de León stands up for working people, and never backs down from a difficult fight. That’s why I’m proud to support him for U.S. Senate.”

On the eve of announcing his run for U.S. Senate, Kevin de León released the video “Kevin de León for U.S. Senate”.  To watch the video, click here or on the screenshot below.

California State Senator Kevin de León was elected by his colleagues to lead the Senate in 2014, making him the first Latino to hold that position in over a century.  Through his ambitious approach to policymaking, Senator de León has authored groundbreaking legislation on a variety of issues that have become national models. De León served four years in the California State Assembly before his election to the State Senate in 2010.

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