Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announces 2020 presidential run. Harris, 54, announced Monday on ABC's "Good Morning America" that she is running to unseat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. "I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up for who we are," Harris said. If elected, she would be the first African-American woman to lead the nation. Source 3c.
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Everyone races in the beginning but if they are to be taken seriously they need the experience and clout to go up against Trump because knowing how he is going to be its not an easy challenge.
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Sen. Kamala Harris will end her presidential campaign. The decision to end her campaign comes months after struggling to gain traction in a crowded primary field after briefly surging in the summer. A campaign aide confirmed that Harris informed her staff Tuesday she was suspending her campaign. Ref. USAToday.
Kamala Harris makes history at the Democratic convention, accepting the VP nomination while hailing her immigrant roots. Harris, the daughter of immigrants from India and Jamaica, said she wants a country “where all are welcome, no matter what we look like, where we come from, or who we love.” Ref. USAToday.
With the combo of her and Biden its an extension of the Obama legacy and an appeal to the black and immigrant citizens to come out and vote.
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Kamala Harris cancels trips after two people linked to campaign test positive for COVID-19. Democractic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris said she will cancel campaign events through the weekend after the campaign communications director and a non-staff flight crew member tested positive for COVID-19. Harris was not in close contact with either and is not required to quarantine but is canceling the events out of an abundance of caution, the campaign says. She will continue with virtual events. Ref. USAToday.