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Former Congressman Howard Berman backs Bobby Shriver for supervisor
Former Congressman Howard Berman backs Bobby Shriver for supervisor

Former U.S. Rep. Howard Berman on Tuesday endorsed Bobby Shriver in the runoff election to fill Zev Yaroslavsky's seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Berman praised Shriver for being "focused, bipartisan and committed" in his campaign to get AIDS medications to the sick in Africa. Berman served for three decades in Congress, representing many of the same Westside and San Fernando Valley neighborhoods covered by the 3rd District supervisor's office.  After running in a newly redrawn district in 2012, Berman was defeated by U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman, another Democrat. While chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee,...

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