In San Diego, Rep. Xavier Becerra fuels speculation about Senate run

As reported by the Sacramento Bee:

Mulling a run for the U.S. Senate, Democratic Rep. Xavier Becerra stopped off Monday in San Diego to talk with business and labor groups.

Becerra said the congressional recess presented an opportunity to travel well outside of his Los Angeles district to hold discussions with the Chamber of Commerce, local labor leaders and representatives from the biotechnology industry.

“There’s not a member from every part of the state that sits on the Ways and Means Committee who could tell people about what the latest is on trade policy or tax policy or healthcare,” said Becerra, the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. …