California Attorney General Kamala Harris has solidified her position as front-runner for an open US Senate seat by securing a key endorsement from the state Democratic Party.
Harris got the endorsement at the Party convention Saturday with nearly 80 percent of the vote.
Her main challenger, Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, also made her pitch for support over the weekend. Both Democrats are vying for the Senate seat that Barbara Boxer has held for more than two decades.
For more, we're joined by Scott Shafer, Senior Editor for KQED's California Politics and Government Desk.