Tag Archives: Kamala Harris

Sen. Kamala Harris Slow Jams The News [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) became the first woman to “Slow Jam The News” on “The Tonight Show” Monday and, oh baby, it was “Hot Girl Summer.” Host Jimmy Fallon joined Tariq Trotter of The Roots, and Harris rapped some sweet resistance. “Ever since Barack left, we’ve been off track. But Kamala is trying to get us …

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Bernie Slams Harris Over “Medicare For All” Criticism

The Hill reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Monday took a shot at his presidential rival Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) after she said she was not “comfortable” with his “Medicare for All” plan. Sanders’s tweet comes after Harris pushed back on Sanders’s signature health care plan at a fundraiser in the Hamptons over the weekend. “I support Medicare for All. …

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Gabbard Pummels Harris On AG Work Record [VIDEO]

The most talked about exchange from last night. Politico reports: The Hawaii congresswoman dug up a thick opposition file on Harris and dumped it on the debate stage. For several minutes, Gabbard detailed some unsavory accusations against Harris during her tenure as California state attorney general. Harris pushed back, but the unexpected assault left some bruises that other candidates are …

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Gabbard Tears Into Kamala Harris: As A Soldier I Can Say She’s Not Qualified To Be Our Commander In Chief

“I think one of the things I’m most concerned with is, Kamala Harris is not qualified to serve as commander in chief, and I can say this from a personal perspective as a soldier. She’s got no background or experience in foreign policy, and she lacks the temperament that is necessary for a commander in chief. I’ve seen the cost …

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Kamala Harris Surges To Top Spot In New California Poll

Politico reports: Home-state Senator Kamala Harris has seized the top spot from Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren is fast gaining traction in delegate-rich California, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll released Wednesday. The latest Quinnipiac California poll shows Harris leading among 2020 presidential hopefuls, with 23 percent of California Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters now behind her …

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Harris Proposes $1B Fund To Clear Rape Kits Backlog

Newsweek reports: There are currently hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits in police evidence storage facilities around the country and 2020 Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris has a plan to end the nationwide backlog. On Thursday, Harris said she would spend $1 billion in order to help states clear rape kit backlogs. The money would also help law enforcement reform …

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Harris Trails Top Rivals With $12M Fundraising Haul

The New York Times reports: Senator Kamala Harris of California raised nearly $12 million in the past three months, her campaign said on Friday, a total that leaves her well behind her top rivals in the Democratic presidential primary’s money race. Ms. Harris’s total for the second quarter of the year, which ended on Sunday, was padded by a strong …

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New CNN Poll: Biden Slips, Harris and Warren Surge

CNN reports: Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have made steep gains after the first Democratic presidential debate, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. shows, with former Vice President Joe Biden’s lead over the field shrinking to a narrow 5 points. The results indicate a significant tightening in the race for the Democratic nomination. The poll, conducted after the …

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2020 Dems Defend Harris Against Racist Birther Attacks

Axios reports: Several Democratic presidential candidates defended fellow 2020 contender Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday against false online accusations about her race and U.S. citizenship — with many calling the attacks racist. A social media researcher, cited in the NYT and Buzzfeed, aggregated at least 12 tweets questioning Harris’ race during the first Democratic primary debate, saying “it has all …

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Junior Promotes Racist Birther Attack On Kamala Harris

The Hill reports: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) dominated buzz surrounding the first Democratic presidential debate Thursday night after battling rivals on stage, but as the debate played out, a series of Twitter bots worked to amplify a far-right conspiracy about her online. During the debate in Miami, apparent bots online amplified conspiracy theories on social media falsely claiming that the …

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Kamala Harris Says She Misheard Debate Question, Does Not Support Abolishing Private Health Insurance

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) said Friday that she does not support abolishing private health insurance in the United States, saying she misheard a question from NBC’s moderators about Medicare-for-all during the presidential debate. Thursday night, Harris alone joined Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in raising her hand when all of the candidates were asked if they …

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Kamala Harris Unveils Plan To Widen PrEP Availability

Politico reports: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) released a plan Thursday that would seek to slow the spread of HIV by making a preventive drug more accessible. The plan would require that private and public insurance plans cover PrEP without a copay. In addition, insurance companies would be required to cover any tests related to PrEP. The bill also would create …

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Trump On Harris’s Promise To Prosecute Him If Elected: “Who Wouldn’t” Say That? I’d Probably Say The Same

The Hill reports: President Trump bashed Sen. Kamala Harris’s presidential campaign after the California Democrat said her Justice Department would “have no choice” but to prosecute Trump if she were elected. “Oh, give me a break. She’s running for president, she’s doing horribly, she’s way down in the polls,” Trump said. “I must say, Pocahontas is really cleaning her clock,” …

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Harris: I’d Pursue Charges Against Trump If Elected

The Associated Press reports: Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that if she wins the White House, her Justice Department “would have no choice” but to pursue an obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trump after he leaves office. The California senator and some other Democrats in the 2020 race are pushing their party to initiate the impeachment …

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Gingrich Picks Kamala Harris To Win Dem Nomination

CBS News reports: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich thinks California Sen. Kamala Harris is “most likely” to be nominated to the Democrats pick to challenge President Trump in the 2020 presidential race. Gingrich, speaking to CBSN on Monday, said Harris’ base of California and general likability make her a serious contender for the nomination. “She’s very articulate and I think …

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Harris Halfheartedly Backs Impeachment: I’m A Realist

Politico reports: Democratic 2020 hopeful Kamala Harris wants the House to impeach President Donald Trump, but doesn’t necessarily expect it to be a successful effort. “I believe Congress should take the steps towards impeachment. But I want to say this, because it doesn’t end there,” the California senator said on a CNN-hosted town hall Monday. “I’m also a realist. I …

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Sen. Kamala Harris Releases 15 Years Of Tax Returns

Politico reports: Sen. Kamala Harris and her husband reported a total income of about $2 million in their 2018 federal tax return, according to a large release of filings on Sunday by the California Democrat that her presidential campaign is billing as the “most transparent” of the sprawling 2020 field. Harris released 15 years of tax returns in all — …

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Sen. Kamala Harris Raises $12 Million In First Quarter

Politico reports: Kamala Harris on Monday announced raising $12 million over the first quarter of her presidential campaign, setting an early high bar for the sprawling Democratic field challenging President Donald Trump in 2020. Harris’ number is certain to be eclipsed by Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas, who each raised about $6 million …

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Bannon: Harris/Beto Ticket Is Best Shot Against Trump

CNBC reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday claimed a Kamala Harris-Beto O’Rourke ticket has the “best shot” against President Donald Trump in the 2020 elections, but he also contended that the president will likely win reelection. “I think the best they’re going to have, and I don’t think these people will defeat him, I think a …

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Kamala Harris And Cory Booker To Speak At HRC Event

From the Hollywood Reporter: The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California, who has entered the 2020 presidential race, will attend the upcoming 2019 HRC Los Angeles dinner and speak on issues of equality. Harris will join Sen. Cory Booker, who is also scheduled to speak. The evening program will honor Christina Aguilera with the …

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