Kamala Harris: Americans have more in common than what separates them

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Kamala Harris: Americans have more in common than what separates them

Vice presidential candidate believes the country needs leaders with a vision for a future in which every American sees a place for himself

Vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris, named his fellow Democrat Joe Biden, grew up in Oakland, California..

She has represented California in the US Senate since 2017 along with fellow Democrat Diane Feinstein.

Harris is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, Intelligence and Budget Committees..

Prior to being elected to the Senate, Harris served two terms as District Attorney in San Francisco and served as California Attorney General, becoming the first non-white woman to serve..

She previously worked in the offices of the Alameda and San Francisco district attorneys..

In January 2019, she announced her intention to run for president, but ended the campaign in December, citing lack of funds..

In an interview with ABC News in 2019, Harris presented her vision of the country’s future leaders..

“There are many people who reasonably consider themselves rejected and wonder where they belong,” she continued. – It is obvious to me that our country needs a leadership that has a vision of the future, in which everyone will see a place for themselves.

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Born to immigrants from Jamaica and India, Harris said in a 2019 speech that she believes Americans are “fully” prepared for a non-white woman to be the head of state..

“I’m not talking about myself, but about the potential of the American public,” Harris told ABC..

“The vast majority of us have much more in common than what separates us,” she added..

Although Harris and Biden are sometimes thought to be ideologically close, analysts who have studied her voting history rank her as one of the most progressive senators..

ProgressivePunch ranks her the fourth most progressive senator, ahead of Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren..

Former President Barack Obama congratulated Harris, saying on Tuesday that Biden “made a great decision.”.

“She is more than ready for this job,” Obama said. – Throughout her career, she defended our Constitution and fought for people demanding fair treatment.

In turn, Vice President Mike Pence spoke unflattering about Harris.

“As you all know, Joe Biden and the Democratic Party have been taken over by the radical left. So given their promises of higher taxes, open borders, socialized medicine and abortion on demand, it’s no surprise that he chose Senator Harris, ”Pence told an audience in Mesa, Arizona..

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