Laphonza Butler on Her Move from Labor Leadership to the Harris Campaign

28 min
Laphonza Butler, with KQED Political Breakdown hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos.  (Guy Marzorati/KQED)

A lukewarm poll and an ongoing utility crisis greet Governor Gavin Newsom upon his return from El Salvador. Then, Scott and Marisa are joined by Laphonza Butler, campaign advisor to Kamala Harris, who discusses her role on the campaign, her childhood in Mississippi and time at Jackson State, advocating for home care workers at SEIU and high-stakes negotiations with Governor Jerry Brown's office.

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