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Democrat from California

Kamala Harris is a senator from California. Harris was elected as senator in 2016. She previously was California’s attorney general from 2011 to 2017. From 2004 until 2011, she was the district attorney of San Francisco. Harris received a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Howard University and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. In 2019, she announced she is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

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Looking back: Tulsi Gabbard’s Fox News presence in the Obama years

Sen. Kamala Harris ripped Rep. Tulsi Gabbard during the Democratic debate in Atlanta, tearing into Gabbard for her comments on the Democratic Party and accusing her of bashing President Barack Obama on Fox News.

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In context: Democrats’ TV ads from the month of August

As the third round of Democratic primary debates approaches, a handful of presidential hopefuls have taken their messages to the airwaves, running TV ads on cable networks and in bellwether states such as Iowa and New Hampshire. We give the TV ads Democrats aired in August some additional context.