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Laphonza Butler, Newsom’s replacement for Feinstein, to make LGBTQ history in Congress

The woman chosen by Gov. Gavin Newsom to replace late Sen. Dianne Feinstein will be the first Black lesbian to serve in Congress in history and the first openly LGBTQ senator from California, his office said. Laphonza Butler has been selected to complete Feinstein’s term, who died Friday at the age of 90 after serving […]