Los Angeles- Former Congressmember and long time Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke today endorsed State Senator Ted Lieu for Congress. Lieu is running to replace Rep. Henry Waxman who will retire at the end of this year.
"I have know Ted for many years, and worked with him when he was a city councilmember and later when he was elected to the State Assembly. Ted has always been a fighter for equality, job creation, and civil rights. He has a long track record of taking on tough challenges and getting results. As a former member of Congress myself, I know that Ted will be an outstanding Congressmember. I am honored to endorse Ted Lieu for Congress," said Yvonne Brathwaite Burke.
State Senator Ted Lieu’s current district comprises more than 80 percent of the voters in CD 33. Lieu is a long-time resident of the district, an Air Force veteran and has served time on the Torrance City Council, State Assembly and the California State Senate.