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California Democratic Senator Kamala Harris announces her 2020 campaign bid.
Monday Morning, Kamala Harris announces that she will officially be running for the 2020 Presidential Democratic Primary on ABC’s “Good Morning America” show. Kamala Harris, a former prosecutor and state attorney general, was elected into the Senate in 2016.
When asked as to why Kamala Harris wishes to become the next President of the United States, she replied, “because I believe our country wants and needs leadership that provides a vision of the future of our country in which everyone can see themselves.”
According to her site, which you can access here, Kamala “as U.S. Senator… introduced or co-sponsored legislation to provide sweeping tax cuts for the middle class, address the high cost of rent, raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, make higher education tuition-free for the vast majority of Americans, reform the cash bail system, protect the legal rights of refugees and immigrants, and expand access to affordable, quality health care with Medicare for All.”
Kamala officially joins the list of Democrats looking for the nomination which includes, John Delaney, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Ojeda, and Elizabeth Warren.